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Oedipus Rex   

 
This production played in repertory with The Critic
 
New Century Theatre , (5/20/1946 - 6/22/1946)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:May 20, 1946   
Closing Date:Jun 22, 1946 Total Performances:15

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In front of the palace of King Oedipus in Thebes.


Production Staff
Produced by Theatre Incorporated (Richard Aldrich: Managing Director) and The Old Vic Company
Written by Sophocles; English version by William Butler Yeats; Incidental music by Norman Feasey and Anthony Hopkins
Directed by Michel Saint-Denis
Scenic Design by John Piper; Costume Design by Marie-Hélène Dasté; Lighting Design by John Sullivan
Cast
Harry Andrews Creon
Eleanora Barrie Ensemble
Nicolette Bernard Attendant to Jocasta
Max Brent Chorus of Theban Elders
Ena Burrill Jocasta
Lawrence Carr Ensemble
Rudolph Cavell Ensemble
Byron Chapman Ensemble
George Cooper Chorus of Theban Elders
Peter Copley Chorus of Theban Elders
Will Davis Ensemble
Frank Duncan Chorus of Theban Elders
Kenneth Edwards Chorus of Theban Elders
John Garley Chorus of Theban Elders
Nicholas Hannen Chorus Leader
Julie Harris Ensemble
Carl James Ensemble
Joseph James Chorus of Theban Elders
David Kentish Chorus of Theban Elders
Elmer Lehr Ensemble
Margaret Leighton Attendant to Jocasta
Robin Lloyd Chorus of Theban Elders
Diana Maddox Ensemble
Miles Malleson First Messenger
William Monk Chorus of Theban Elders
Laurence Olivier Oedipus Rex
Brian Parker Boy
Bernard Pollack Ensemble
Michael Raghan Chorus of Theban Elders
Joyce Redman Attendant to Jocasta
John Reilly Ensemble
George Relph Herdsman
Ralph Richardson Tiresias
Paul Riley Ensemble
Sandy Roe Ensemble
George Rose Chorus of Theban Elders
Dee Sparks Ismene
William Squire Chorus of Theban Elders
Al Studer Ensemble
Alvin Sullum Ensemble
Sidney Tafler Chorus of Theban Elders
Michael Warre Second Messenger
Richard Wendley Ensemble
Jane Wenham Ensemble
Cecil Winter A Priest