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Portrait of a Queen   

Henry Miller's Theatre, (2/28/1968 - 4/20/1968)
First Preview: Feb 22, 1968 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Feb 28, 1968    
Closing Date: Apr 20, 1968 Total Performances: 60

Category: Play, Drama, History, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Setting: London and elsewhere. Between 1837 and 1900.
Comments: The dialogue spoken by Queen Victoria in the play consists entirely of her own words, taken from her private diaries and letters. The dialogue of her contemporaries consists only of words written or spoken by them. The songs are drawn from authentic street ballads circulating through the country at the time except for the Queen's song which is from her own song book and which she sang herself.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by H. Clay Blaney, Albert W. Selden and Hal James
Edited and arranged as a play by William Francis; Ballad selection and arrangement: William Francis and Charles Chilton
Directed by Val May
Scenic Design by Marvin Reiss; Lighting Design by Marvin Reiss; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge
General Manager: Walter Fried; Company Manager: James Awe
Production Stage Manager: James Gelb
Press Representative: Merle Debuskey, Violet Welles and Faith Geer
Dorothy TutinVictoria
Dennis KingBenjamin Disraeli
Nancy AclyFirst Lady in Waiting to the Queen
Thomas BarbourArchbishop of Canterbury
Editor of the "Times"
Michael BarringtonLord Melbourne
Michael BradshawGentleman of the Press
Holly BrookeSecond Lady in Waiting to the Queen
James CossinsWilliam Gladstone
Christopher FlavellFootman
John MilliganFootman
Harlan Cary PoeFootman
Nicholas SmithBalladsinger
Bernard TaylorFootman
Derek WaringPrince Albert
Richard WaringKing Leopold of the Belgians
Viscount Palmerston
Frederic WarrinerBishop of Durham
Gentleman of the Press
Tony Award®
 1968 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Dorothy Tutin