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Duel of Angels   

Helen Hayes Theatre, (4/19/1960 - 6/01/1960)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 19, 1960    
Closing Date: Jun 01, 1960 Total Performances: 51

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Aix-en-Provence. 1868.


Production Staff
Produced by Roger L. Stevens and S. Hurok
Written by Jean Giraudoux; Translated by Christopher Fry; Book adapted by Christopher Fry
Directed by Robert Helpmann
Scenic Design by Roger Furse; Women's costumes designed by Christian Dior; Lighting Design by Paul Morrison
Company Manager: Oscar Olesen
Production Stage Manager: John Maxtone-Graham; Stage Manager: Jonathan Anderson
Press Representative: William Fields; Casting: Terry Fay
Cast
Vivien Leigh
Paola
Mary Ure
Lucile
Margaret Braidwood
Barbette
Ludi Claire
Eugenie
Felix Deebank
Mace-Bearer
Alan MacNaughtan
Mr. Justice Blanchard
Key Meersman
Customer at the Café
John Merivale
Armand
Byron Mitchell
Customer at the Café
Donald Moffat
Clerk of the Court
Customer at the Café
Aina Niemela
Gilly
Virginia Robinson
Customer at the Café
Ken Edward Ruta
Servant
Customer at the Café
Theodore Tenley
Servant
Alicia Townsend
Customer at the Café
James Valentine
Joseph
Peter Wyngarde
American stage debut
Count Marcellus
Understudies: Jonathan Anderson (Joseph, Mace-Bearer, Servant), Felix Deebank (Mr. Justice Blanchard), Key Meersman (Gilly), Donald Moffat (Armand), Virginia Robinson (Barbette, Eugenie, Lucile, Paola) and Ken Edward Ruta (Count Marcellus)
Tony Award®
1961 Best Scenic Design (Dramatic) [nominee]
Scenic Design by Roger Furse