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A Cry of Players   

This production played in repertory with King Lear
Vivian Beaumont Theatre , (11/14/1968 - 2/15/1969)
First Preview: Total Previews:4
Opening Date:Nov 14, 1968   
Closing Date:Feb 15, 1969 Total Performances:72

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A backwater town in England. Autumn in the 1580's.

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 Gibson; Incidental music by Richard Peaslee
Directed by Gene Frankel
Scenic Design by David Hays; Costume Design by Patricia Quinn Stuart; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Assistant to Mr. Hays: Doug Schmidt; Assistant to Mr. Gleason: Spencer Mosse
Production Stage Manager: Ronald Schaeffer; Stage Manager: Frank Bayer; Assistant Stage Mgr: Barnett Epstein and Martin Herzer
Properties: Fred Nihda; Sound Effects by Gary Harris
Assistant to the Director: Linda Gerber; Vocal Coach: Roland Gagnon and Herbert Kaplan
Ruth Attaway Townsperson
Joseph Attles Townsperson
René Auberjonois Ned
Anne Bancroft Anne
Gerry Black Pope
Samual Blue, Jr. Townsperson
Virgilia Chew Townsperson
James Cook Townsperson
Jerome Dempsey Hodges
Michael Egan Fulk
Patricia Elliott Townsperson
Stephen Elliott Sir Thomas
Brendan Fay Berry
Ray Fry Richards
Leslie Graves Townsperson
Mervyn Haines Townsperson
Douglas Hayle Townsperson
Frank Langella Will
Rosetta LeNoire Meg
Robert Levine Townsperson
Don McHenry Old John
Judith Mihalyi Townsperson
Robert Molock Townsperson
Bill Moor Sandells
William Myers Townsperson
Jackie Paris Susanna
Robert Phalen Townsperson
Paul Rudd Townsperson
Tom Sawyer Heming
Joseph Schroer Townsperson
Jean-Pierre Stewart Townsperson
Ray Stewart Roche
Robert Symonds Kemp
Kristoffer Tabori Arthur
Barbette Tweed Townsperson
Susan Tyrrell Jenny
Ronald Weyand Gilbert
Understudies: Ruth Attaway (Meg), Frank Bayer (Arthur), James Cook (Kemp), Leslie Graves (Susanna), Douglas Hayle (Heming), Robert Levine (Berry, Gilbert, Richards), Marilyn Lightstone (Anne), Robert Molock (Pope), William Myers (Hodges, Old John, Roche), Robert Phalen (Will), Robert Stattel (Sandells), Barbette Tweed (Jenny) and Ronald Weyand (Fulk)
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Frank Langella