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Romeo and Juliet   

 
This production played in repertory with King Richard II, Macbeth, Troilus and Cressida

Winter Garden Theatre, (10/24/1956 - 1/12/1957)
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Opening Date: Oct 24, 1956    
Closing Date: Jan 12, 1957 Total Performances: 29

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Verona, Mantua, Italy.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Old Vic Trust, Ltd. and Arts Council of Great Britain; Produced under the management of S. Hurok; Administrative Director: Alfred Francis
Originally produced by The Old Vic Company
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Brian Easdale
Directed by Robert Helpmann
Scenic Design by Loudon Sainthill; Costume Design by Loudon Sainthill; Scenic Supervisor: Mordecai Gorelik
Tour Manager: Douglas Morris; Company Manager: Roy Jones
Production Stage Manager: John Murphy; Stage Manager: Elizabeth Butterfield and John Wayne; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Scott-Parkinson
Conducted by Arthur Lief
Fight direction by Bernard Hepton and John Greenwood; General Press Representative: Patrick Ide and Martin Feinstein; Press Representative: Michael Sweeley; Costume Supervisor: Elizabeth Montgomery; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Ronald AllenBenvolio
nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo
Claire BloomJuliet
daughter to Capulet
Peter BowlesAbraham
servant to Montague
Jeremy BrettParis
a young nobleman, kinsman to the prince
Graeme CampbellEnsemble
Wynne ClarkNurse to Juliet
Juliet CookeEnsemble
Margaret CourtenayLady Capulet
wife to Capulet
Charles GrayEscalus
prince of Verona
John GreenwoodPage to Paris
Jack GwillimFriar Laurence
a Franciscan
Ernest HareCapulet
Edward HarveyApothecary
Denis HolmesMontague
Sally HomeEnsemble
Donald HomerEnsemble
Marion HoodEnsemble
Singer
Fraser KerrEnsemble
Tom KneeboneEnsemble
Aubrey MorrisSampson
servant to Capulet
Daniel MoynihanFriar John
a Franciscan
Peter NeedhamEnsemble
John NevilleRomeo
son of Montague
Derek NewEnsemble
Timothy ParkesMusician
Ensemble
Alan PennEnsemble
Bryan PringleGregory
servant to Capulet
Paul RogersMercutio
kinsman to the prince and friend to Romeo
Job StewartPeter
servant to Juliet's nurse
Keith TaylorEnsemble
James VilliersEnsemble
Charles WestEnsemble
Singer
Jennifer WilsonLady Montague
wife to Montague
John WoodvineBalthasar
servant to Romeo
Richard WordsworthTybalt
nephew to Lady Capulet