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The Duchess of Malfi   

 
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (10/15/1946 - 11/16/1946)
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Opening Date: Oct 15, 1946    
Closing Date: Nov 16, 1946 Total Performances: 38

Category: Play, Tragedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: The action takes place in Italy, early in the sixteenth century at Malfi, Rome, Ancona and elsewhere.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Barrymore Theatre Corporation
Produced by Paul Czinner
Written by John Webster; Book adapted by W. H. Auden; Incidental music by Benjamin Britten; Music arranged by Ignatz Strasfogel
Directed by George Rylands
Scenic Design by Harry Gordon Bennett; Costume Design by Miles White
Company Manager: Lester Al Smith
General Stage Manager: Forrest Taylor; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jack Cook and Robin Morse
General Press Representative: Jean Dalrymple; Associate Press Representative: Philip Bloom and Marian Graham
Cast
Elisabeth BergnerGiovanna
Duchess of Malfi, sister of Ferdinand and the Cardinal
Michael BeyMonk
Lawyer
Michelette BuraniOld Lady
Patricia CalvertCariola
First Lady-in-Waiting to the Duchess
John Carradine
Broadway debut
The Cardinal
Ferdinand's brother
Maurice CavellAntonio's Son
Whitfield ConnorAntonio Bologna
Steward of the household of the Duchess
Jack CookRoderigo
Pilgrim
Frederic DownsSecond Guard
Astrologer
Donald EcclesFerdinand
Duke of Calabria
Beth HollandLady Attending on the Duchess
Diana KembleLady Attending on the Duchess
William LaytonFirst Guard
Canada LeeDaniel de Bosola
Gentleman of the Horse to the Duchess
Kathleen MoranAntonio's Daughter
Ben MorseOfficer Attending on the Duchess
Robin MorseOfficer Attending on the Duchess
Richard NewtonDelio
Antonio's friend
Walter PetersonPriest
Robert PikeDoctor
Lawrence RyleOfficer Attending on the Duchess
Elma ScheuerOfficer Attending on the Duchess
Sonia SorelJulia
wife of Castruchio
Guy SpaullDoctor