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Antony and Cleopatra   

Martin Beck Theatre, (11/26/1947 - 3/13/1948)
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Opening Date: Nov 26, 1947    
Closing Date: Mar 13, 1948 Total Performances: 126

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Egypt, Italy, Syria, Greece.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Beck Theatre Corporation
Produced by Katharine Cornell
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Paul Nordoff
Staged by Guthrie McClintic
Scenic Design by Leo Kerz; Women's costumes by Valentina; Men's costumes by John Boyt
General Manager: Gertrude Macy; Company Manager: William G. Tisdale
General Stage Manager: James Neilson; Stage Manager: Windsor Lewis; Assistant Stage Mgr: James Grudier
Press Representative: Lorella Val-Mery; Production Assistant: James Neilson
Ralph ClantonOctavius Caesar
Katharine CornellCleopatra
Queen of Egypt
Ivan SimpsonLepidus
Kent SmithEnobarbus
friend to Antony
Godfrey TearleAntony
Lenore UlricCharmian
attendant on Cleopatra
Peter BarnoEnsemble
Barnett BiroVarrius
friend to Pompey
Robert CarricartThyreus
a soldier of Caesar
Oliver CliffAlexas
attendant on Cleopatra
Robert DukeDolabella
a soldier of Caesar
Drummond ErskineEnsemble
Bruce GordonVentidius
a soldier to Antony
Old Soldier
James GrudierEnsemble
Charlton HestonProculeius
a soldier of Caesar
Joseph HollandPompey
a pirate
Charles HoltEnsemble
Milfred HullEnsemble
Martin KingsleyMenas
friend to Pompey
a soldier of Antony
Betty LowOctavia
sister to Caesar and wife to Antony
Dayton LummisCanidius
lieutenant-general to Antony
Theodore MarcuseDemetrius
a soldier of Antony
Charles NolteSilius
an officer in Ventidius' army
David OrrickAgrippa
a soldier of Caesar
Lawrence PerronEnsemble
Anthony RandallScarus Dercetas
a soldier of Antony
Gilbert ReadeTaurus
Orrin RedfieldEnsemble
Ernest RowanEuphronius
an ambassador from Antony to Caesar
Marc RussoEnsemble
Alan ShaynePhilo Canidius
a soldier of Antony
Maureen StapletonIras
attendant on Cleopatra
David J. StewartMessenger
Eli WallachDiomedes
a soothsayer
Douglass WatsonEros
a soldier to Antony
Rudulph Justice WatsonGallus
Joseph WisemanMardian
a eunuch, attendant on Cleopatra
Theatre World
winner 1948 Award [recipient] 
  Douglass Watson
Tony Award®
 1948 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Katharine Cornell