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King Lear   

This production played in repertory with A Cry of Players

Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (11/07/1968 - 2/12/1969)
First Preview: Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Nov 07, 1968    
Closing Date: Feb 12, 1969 Total Performances: 72

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater
Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Jules Irving)
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by John Morris
Directed by Gerald Freedman; Assistant Director: Amy Saltz
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Assistant Scenic Design: Lee Rand Jenkins; Assistant to Mr. Lee: Marjorie Kellogg; Assistant to Ms. Aldredge: Donald Foote; Assistant to Mr. Gleason: Spencer Mosse; Make-Up Consultant: Frederick Nihda
Production Stage Manager: Tim Ward; Stage Manager: Barbara-Mae Phillips; Assistant Stage Mgr: Patrick Horrigan
Press Representative: Susan Bloch
Ruth AttawayEnsemble
Joseph AttlesEnsemble
René AuberjonoisFool
Gerry BlackEnsemble
Samual Blue, Jr.Ensemble
Philip BoscoEarl of Kent
Virgilia ChewEnsemble
Charles CioffiDuke of Albany
Lee J. CobbKing Lear of Britain
James CookEnsemble
John DevlinDuke of Cornwall
Stan DworkinEnsemble
Patricia ElliottRegan
Lear's Daughter
Stephen ElliottEarl of Gloucester
Barnett EpsteinEnsemble
Brendan FayCornwall's Servant
Mervyn HainesMessenger to Cordelia
Douglas HayleEnsemble
Martin HerzerEnsemble
Stacy KeachEdmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son
Robert LevineEnsemble
Marilyn LightstoneGoneril
Lear's Daughter
Don McHenryOld Man
Judith MihalyiEnsemble
Robert MolockEnsemble
Bill MoorDuke of Burgundy
William MyersDoctor
Robert PhalenKing of France
Paul RuddHerald
Tom SawyerOswald
Goneril's Steward
Joseph SchroerCaptain
Robert StattelEdgar
Gloucester's Son
Jean-Pierre StewartMessenger to Albany
Ray StewartCuran
Barbette TweedCordelia
Lear's Daughter
Susan TyrrellEnsemble
Ronald WeyandGentleman
Understudies: Charles Cioffi (King Lear of Britain), James Cook (Fool), Jerome Dempsey (Curan, Ensemble), John Devlin (Edmund), Michael Egan (Doctor, Duke of Burgundy), Mervyn Haines (Ensemble), Joan Jeffri (Goneril, Regan), Judith Mihalyi (Cordelia), William Myers (Earl of Gloucester, Ensemble), Robert Phalen (Edgar), Joseph Schroer (Duke of Cornwall, Oswald), Jean-Pierre Stewart (King of France) and Ronald Weyand (Earl of Kent)