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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 Allen Benvolio
nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo
Claire Bloom Juliet
daughter to Capulet
Peter Bowles Abraham
servant to Montague
Jeremy Brett Paris
a young nobleman, kinsman to the prince
Graeme Campbell Ensemble
Wynne Clark Nurse to Juliet
Juliet Cooke Ensemble
Margaret Courtenay Lady Capulet
wife to Capulet
Charles Gray Escalus
prince of Verona
John Greenwood Page to Paris
Jack Gwillim Friar Laurence
a Franciscan
Ernest Hare Capulet
Edward Harvey Apothecary
Denis Holmes Montague
Sally Home Ensemble
Donald Homer Ensemble
Marion Hood Ensemble
Singer
Fraser Kerr Ensemble
Tom Kneebone Ensemble
Aubrey Morris Sampson
servant to Capulet
Daniel Moynihan Friar John
a Franciscan
Peter Needham Ensemble
John Neville Romeo
son of Montague
Derek New Ensemble
Timothy Parkes Musician
Ensemble
Alan Penn Ensemble
Bryan Pringle Gregory
servant to Capulet
Paul Rogers Mercutio
kinsman to the prince and friend to Romeo
Job Stewart Peter
servant to Juliet's nurse
Keith Taylor Ensemble
James Villiers Ensemble
Charles West Ensemble
Singer
Jennifer Wilson Lady Montague
wife to Montague
John Woodvine Balthasar
servant to Romeo
Richard Wordsworth Tybalt
nephew to Lady Capulet