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King Richard II   

This production played in repertory with Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Troilus and Cressida

Winter Garden Theatre, (10/23/1956 - 1/12/1957)
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Opening Date: Oct 23, 1956    
Closing Date: Jan 12, 1957 Total Performances: 27

Category: Play, History, Revival, Broadway
Setting: England and Wales.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Old Vic Trust, Ltd. and Arts Council of Great Britain; Produced under the management of S. Hurok
Originally produced by The Old Vic Company; This production first presented on January 18, 1955 at The Old Vic Theatre
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Christopher Whelen
Directed by Michael Benthall
Scenic Design by Leslie Hurry; Costume Design by Leslie Hurry; Scenic Supervisor: Mordecai Gorelik
Administrative Director for the Old Vic Company: Alfred Francis; Tour Manager: Douglas Morris; Company Manager: Roy Jones
Stage Director: John Murphy; Stage Manager: John Wayne and Elizabeth Butterfield; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Scott-Parkinson; Old Vic Theatre Production Manager: J.A. Titcombe
Conducted by Arthur Lief
Costume Supervisor: Elizabeth Montgomery; General Press Representative: Patrick Ide and Martin Feinstein; Associate Press Representative: Michael Sweeley; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Old Vic Theatre Publicity Manager: Patrick Ide
Ronald Allen
Lord Marshal
Claire Bloom
Queen to King Richard
Peter Bowles
Jeremy Brett
Duke of Aumerle
Son to the Duke of York
Graeme Campbell
Keeper of the Prison
Juliet Cooke
Lady attending on the Queen
Margaret Courtenay
Lady attending on the Queen
Charles Gray
Henry Bolingbroke
Duke of Hereford, afterwards Henry IV
John Greenwood
Henry Percy
Surnamed Hotspur, son to Northumberland
Jack Gwillim
Thomas Mowbray
Duke of Norfolk
Ernest Hare
Earl of Northumberland
Edward Harvey
Lord Willoughby
Denis Holmes
Bishop of Carlisle
Sally Home
Lady attending on the Queen
Donald Homer
Sir Pierce of Exton
Marion Hood
Lady attending on the Queen
Fraser Kerr
Tom Kneebone
Aubrey Morris
Servant to the Duke of York
Groom of the King's Stable
Daniel Moynihan
Herald to Bolingbroke
Peter Needham
Herald to Mowbray
John Neville
King Richard the Second
Derek New
Favorite of King Richard
Servant to Exton
Timothy Parkes
Earl of Salisbury
Alan Penn
Favorite of King Richard
Bryan Pringle
Lord Ross
Paul Rogers
John of Gaunt
Duke of Lancaster, Uncle to the King
Job Stewart
Page to Richard
Keith Taylor
Servant to Exton
James Villiers
Favorite of King Richard
Charles West
Jennifer Wilson
Lady attending on the Queen
John Woodvine
Lord Scroop of Berkeley
Richard Wordsworth
Duke of York
Uncle to the King