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Troilus and Cressida   

This production played in repertory with King Richard II, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth

Winter Garden Theatre, (12/26/1956 - 1/12/1957)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 26, 1956    
Closing Date: Jan 12, 1957 Total Performances: 14

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Inside and outside besieged Troy.


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; Administrative Director Alfred Francis
Originally produced by The Old Vic Company
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Frederick Marshall
Directed by Tyrone Guthrie
Scenic Design by Frederick Crooke; Costume Design by Frederick Crooke; Scenic Supervisor: Mordecai Gorelik
Tour Manager: Douglas Morris; Company Manager: Roy Jones
Production Stage Manager: John Murphy; Stage Manager: Elizabeth Butterfield and John Wayne; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Scott-Parkinson
Fight direction by Bernard Hepton and John Greenwood; General Press Representative: Patrick Ide and Martin Feinstein; Press Representative: Michael Sweeley; Costume Supervisor: Elizabeth Montgomery; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Ronald Allen
Paris
Priam's son
Peter Bowles
Ensemble
Jeremy Brett
Troilus
Priam's son
Coral Browne
Helen
formerly wife of Menelaus
Graeme Campbell
Ensemble
Margaret Courtenay
Cassandra
daughter of Priam
Rupert Davies
Agamemnon
in command of the Greek expedition to Troy
John Flint
Ensemble
Charles Gray
Achilles
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
John Greenwood
Troilus' Servant
Jack Gwillim
Hector
Priam's son
Ernest Hare
Ajax
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
Rosemary Harris
Cressida
daughter of Calchas
Edward Harvey
Menelaus
Agamemnon's brother
Denis Holmes
Aeneas
a Trojan officer
Donald Homer
Diomedes
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
Fraser Kerr
Ensemble
Tom Kneebone
Ensemble
Aubrey Morris
Cressida's Groom
Greek Officer
Daniel Moynihan
Ensemble
Peter Needham
Greek Officer
John Neville
Thersites
a civilian attached to the Greek expeditionary force
Derek New
Patroclus
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
Timothy Parkes
Deiphobus
Priam's son
Alan Penn
Ensemble
Bryan Pringle
Helenus
Priam's son
Ensemble
Paul Rogers
Pandarus
uncle to Cressida
Job Stewart
Nestor
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
Keith Taylor
Priam
King of Troy
James Villiers
Antenor
a Trojan captured by the Greeks, returned to Troy in exchange for Cressida
Charles West
Ensemble
Jennifer Wilson
Andromache
wife of Hector
John Woodvine
Calchas
a refugee from Troy
Richard Wordsworth
Ulysses
officer in the Greek expeditionary force