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Antony and Cleopatra   

 
This production played in repertory with Caesar and Cleopatra

Ziegfeld Theatre, (12/20/1951 - 4/13/1952)
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Opening Date: Dec 20, 1951    
Closing Date: Apr 13, 1952 Total Performances: 66

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Alexandria, Rome, a Galley near Misenum, a Plain near Actium, between two opposing camps before Alexandria, and outside and inside Cleopatra's Monument.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Billy Rose
Produced by Gilbert Miller; Produced in association with Laurence Olivier Productions, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Herbert Menges; Musical Director: Jacques Singer
Directed by Michael Benthall
Scenic Design by Roger Furse; Costume Design by Audrey Cruddas
General Manager: Morton Gottlieb; Company Manager: Ben Boyar
Production Manager: David Kentish; Stage Director: Rosemary Hill; Stage Manager: Anthony Pelly and Terence Owen; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jessie Barclay
Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
Swordplay by Clement McCallin
Cast
Vivien LeighCleopatra
Queen of Egypt
Laurence OlivierAntony
triumvir
Ronald AdamAgrippa
a soldier of Caesar
Harry AndrewsEnobarbus
friend to Antony
Jessie BarclayAttendant to Cleopatra
Timothy BatesonClown
Pirate
Robert BeaumontDiomedes
a soothsayer
Katharine BlakeCharmian
attendant on Cleopatra
Lyndon BrookEros
a soldier to Antony
Jan CarewAttendant to Cleopatra
Noel ColemanSoldier
Dan CunninghamDolabella
a soldier of Caesar
John DearthSoldier
Attendant to Cleopatra
John DunbarSentry to Antony
Soldier
Max GardinerMenas
friend to Pompey
Renee GoddardAttendant to Cleopatra
Cy GrantNubian Messenger
Attendant to Cleopatra
David GreenePhilo Canidius
a soldier of Antony
Robert HelpmannOctavius Caesar
triumvir
Winnifred HillAttendant to Cleopatra
Paul HomerSentry to Antony
Soldier
Oliver HunterSoldier of Caesar
Sentry to Caesar
Soldier
Wilfred Hyde-WhiteLepidus
triumvir
Harold KasketMardian
a eunuch, attendant on Cleopatra
Colin KemballSoldier
Pirate
Elizabeth KentishOctavia
sister to Caesar and wife to Antony
Niall MacGinnisPompey
a pirate
Alec McCowenMessenger
Sentry to Antony
Jack MelfordMaecenas
Teresa MooreAttendant to Cleopatra
Pat NyeAttendant on Octavia
David OrrSoldier
Terence OwenAttendant to Cleopatra
Pirate
Anthony PellyOld Soldier
Sentry to Antony
Donald PleasenceLemprius Euphronius
a soothsayer
Edmund PurdomThyreus
a soldier of Caesar
Mairhi RussellIras
attendant on Cleopatra
Patrick TroughtonScarus Dercetas
a soldier of Antony
Jill WelchmanAttendant to Cleopatra
Clifford WilliamsSentry to Caesar
Soldier
Attendant to Cleopatra
Pirate