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Antony and Cleopatra   

Martin Beck Theatre, (11/26/1947 - 3/13/1948)
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Opening Date: Nov 26, 1947    
Closing Date: Mar 13, 1948 Total Performances: 126

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Egypt, Italy, Syria, Greece.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Beck Theatre Corporation
Produced by Katharine Cornell
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Paul Nordoff
Staged by Guthrie McClintic
Scenic Design by Leo Kerz; Women's costumes by Valentina; Men's costumes by John Boyt
General Manager: Gertrude Macy; Company Manager: William G. Tisdale
General Stage Manager: James Neilson; Stage Manager: Windsor Lewis; Assistant Stage Mgr: James Grudier
Press Representative: Lorella Val-Mery; Production Assistant: James Neilson
Cast
Ralph Clanton
Octavius Caesar
triumvir
Katharine Cornell
Cleopatra
Queen of Egypt
Ivan Simpson
Lepidus
triumvir
Kent Smith
Enobarbus
friend to Antony
Godfrey Tearle
Antony
triumvir
Lenore Ulric
Charmian
attendant on Cleopatra
Peter Barno
Ensemble
Barnett Biro
Varrius
friend to Pompey
Robert Carricart
Thyreus
a soldier of Caesar
Oliver Cliff
Alexas
attendant on Cleopatra
Clown
Robert Duke
Dolabella
a soldier of Caesar
Drummond Erskine
Ensemble
Bruce Gordon
Ventidius
a soldier to Antony
Old Soldier
James Grudier
Ensemble
Charlton Heston
Proculeius
a soldier of Caesar
Joseph Holland
Pompey
a pirate
Charles Holt
Ensemble
Milfred Hull
Ensemble
Martin Kingsley
Menas
friend to Pompey
Dercetas
a soldier of Antony
Betty Low
Octavia
sister to Caesar and wife to Antony
Dayton Lummis
Canidius
lieutenant-general to Antony
Theodore Marcuse
Demetrius
a soldier of Antony
Charles Nolte
Silius
an officer in Ventidius' army
David Orrick
Agrippa
a soldier of Caesar
Lawrence Perron
Ensemble
Anthony Randall
Scarus Dercetas
a soldier of Antony
Gilbert Reade
Taurus
Orrin Redfield
Ensemble
Ernest Rowan
Euphronius
an ambassador from Antony to Caesar
Marc Russo
Ensemble
Alan Shayne
Philo Canidius
a soldier of Antony
Maureen Stapleton
Iras
attendant on Cleopatra
David J. Stewart
Messenger
Eli Wallach
Diomedes
a soothsayer
Douglass Watson
Eros
a soldier to Antony
Rudulph Justice Watson
Gallus
Joseph Wiseman
Mardian
a eunuch, attendant on Cleopatra
Theatre World
winner 1948 Award [recipient]
Douglass Watson
Tony Award®
1948 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Katharine Cornell