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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
Setting: England


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
Cast
Ruth Attaway Ensemble
Joseph Attles Ensemble
René Auberjonois Fool
Gerry Black Ensemble
Samual Blue, Jr. Ensemble
Philip Bosco Earl of Kent
Virgilia Chew Ensemble
Charles Cioffi Duke of Albany
Lee J. Cobb King Lear of Britain
James Cook Ensemble
John Devlin Duke of Cornwall
Stan Dworkin Ensemble
Patricia Elliott Regan
Lear's Daughter
Stephen Elliott Earl of Gloucester
Barnett Epstein Ensemble
Brendan Fay Cornwall's Servant
Mervyn Haines Messenger to Cordelia
Ensemble
Douglas Hayle Ensemble
Martin Herzer Ensemble
Stacy Keach Edmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son
Robert Levine Ensemble
Marilyn Lightstone Goneril
Lear's Daughter
Don McHenry Old Man
Judith Mihalyi Ensemble
Robert Molock Ensemble
Bill Moor Duke of Burgundy
William Myers Doctor
Robert Phalen King of France
Soldier
Paul Rudd Herald
Ensemble
Tom Sawyer Oswald
Goneril's Steward
Joseph Schroer Captain
Ensemble
Robert Stattel Edgar
Gloucester's Son
Jean-Pierre Stewart Messenger to Albany
Ensemble
Ray Stewart Curan
Barbette Tweed Cordelia
Lear's Daughter
Susan Tyrrell Ensemble
Ronald Weyand Gentleman
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)