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Tamburlaine the Great   

Winter Garden Theatre, (1/19/1956 - 2/04/1956)
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Opening Date: Jan 19, 1956    
Closing Date: Feb 04, 1956 Total Performances: 20

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A melodrama in two parts

Production Staff
Produced by The Producers Theatre; Produced in association with Stratford Foundation of Canada
Written by Christopher Marlowe; Book adapted by Tyrone Guthrie and Donald Wolfit; Incidental music by John Gardner; Musical Director: Louis Applebaum
Directed by Tyrone Guthrie
Scenic Design by Leslie Hurry; Costume Design by Leslie Hurry; Lighting Design by Paul Morrison
Company Manager: Harold Kusell
Production Stage Manager: Seymour Milbert; Stage Manager for the Stratford Festival Foundation: Jack Merigold
General Press Representative: Barry Hyams, Martin Shwartz and Lila Glaser
Myrna AaronVirgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
Thor ArngrimScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Ken AyersScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Guy BelangerScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
George BlackwellScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Lloyd BochnerSoldan of Egypt
Son of Bajazeth
Margaret BraidwoodEbea
Zabina's Maid
Coral BrowneZabina
Wife of Bajazeth
Roland BullKing of Arabia
King of Jerusalem
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
John CarterScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Deborah CassAnippe
Maid to Zenocrate
Jacqueline CecilVirgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
Barbara ChilcottZenocrate
Daughter of the Soldan of Egypt
Robert ChristieTheridamas
A Persian Lord
William ColeSecond Citizen
Egyptian Captain
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Donald DavisAgydas
A Median Lord
King of Amasia
Alex de NaszodyScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Colleen DewhurstVirgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
Julian FlettA Scythian Messenger
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Ted FollowsMenaphon
A Persian Lord
Son of Tamburlaine
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
David GardnerPrologue
Second Egyptian Messenger
King of Natolia
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Jay GerberScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Robert GoodierMeander
A Persian Lord
Governor of Babylon
Margot HartmanVirgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
John HayesKing of Fez
Second Citizen
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Peter HendersonScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Gordon HilstadScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Edward K. HolmesOrtygius
A Persian Lord
King of Argier
King of Trebizond
Eric HouseMycetes
King of Persia
An Egyptian Captain
Governor of Memphis
Second Physician
Richard HowardFirst Egyptian Messenger
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
William HuttTechelles
A Follower of Tamburlaine
Barney JohnstonScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Barbara KayVirgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
James ManserFirst Citizen
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Arne MarkussenScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Harry McGirtKing of Morocco
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Louis NeginAmyras
Son of Tamburlaine
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
William NussScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Peter PerehinczukA Persian Spy
A Messenger
First Citizen
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Adam PetroskiScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Anthony QuayleTamburlaine
Douglas RainBajazeth
Emperor of the Turks
Callapine's Keeper
William ShatnerUsumcasane
A Follower of Tamburlaine
Gordon ShearerScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Bruce SwerdfagerA Basso
First Physician
Servant to Calyphas
Fay TraceyVirgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
Orest UlanScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Tony Van BridgeCosroe
Mycetes' Brother
King of Soria
Murray VinesScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Neil VipondA Persian Messenger
Son of Tamburlaine
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Norman WigutowScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Alan WilkinsonPhilemus
A Messenger
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Beverley WilsonScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Peter WyldeScythian Solider
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Allan ZielonkaScythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Anthony Quayle
 1956 Best Director [nominee] 
 Directed by Tyrone Guthrie