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The Firstborn   

 
Coronet Theatre, (4/30/1958 - 5/31/1958)
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Opening Date: Apr 30, 1958    
Closing Date: May 31, 1958 Total Performances: 38

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The summer of 1200 B.C., alternating between the palace of Seti the Second at Tanis, Eqypt, and the tent of Miriam.



Production Staff
Produced by Katharine Cornell and Roger L. Stevens; Under the auspices of America-Israel Cultural Foundation (in tribute to Israel's 10th Anniversary)
Written by Christopher Fry; Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
Directed by Anthony Quayle
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Robert Fletcher; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser
Production Stage Manager: Keene Curtis; Stage Manager: Richard Blofson
Press Representative: William Fields
Cast
Jack BettsA Guard
Overseer
Katharine CornellAnath Bithiah
sister of the Pharaoh
Robert DrivasRameses
son of the Pharaoh
Chris GampelKef
a minister
Mildred NatwickMiriam
Moses' sister
Anthony QuayleMoses
Philip RobinsonOverseer
Michael StrongAaron
Moses' brother
Torin ThatcherSeti the Second
the Pharaoh
Michael WagerShendi
Miriam's son
Kathleen WiddoesTeusret
daughter of the Pharaoh