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National Theatre , (12/21/1949 - 4/29/1950)
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Opening Date:Dec 21, 1949   
Closing Date:Apr 29, 1950 Total Performances:151

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in five acts
Setting: Palace courtyard on the Syrian border of Egypt, 48 B.C.; The Sphinx in the desert; The Throne-room in the Palace

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Richard Aldrich and Richard Meyers; Produced in association with Julius Fleischmann
Written by Bernard Shaw; Incidental music by Irma Jurist
Directed by Cedric Hardwicke
Scenic Design by Rolf Gerard; Costume Design by Rolf Gerard; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal
Company Manager: Harold L. Wise
Production Supervisor: Theatre Production Service; Stage Manager: John Effrat; Assistant Stage Mgr: Morgan James and Clem Egolf
Woodwinds: Edgar Sarason; Harp: Myor Rosen; Percussion: Nathan Steele; French Horn: Kathleen Wilbur; Trumpet: Philip Fisher
Press Representative: William Fields, Walter Alford and Arthur Cantor; Production Assistant: Roy A. Somlyo
Cedric Hardwicke Julius Caesar
Lilli Palmer Cleopatra
Bertha Belmore Ftatateeta
Chief Nurse to Cleopatra
John Buckmaster Apollodorus
Ralph Forbes Rufio
Nicholas Joy Pothinus
Ivan Simpson Theodotus
Arthur Treacher Britannus
Ralph Browne Soldier, Courtier, Porter
Ernest Butler Soldier, Courtier, Porter
Julann Caffrey Iris
Clifford Carpenter Roman Sentinel
Clem Egolf Soldier, Courtier, Porter
Andrew George First Auxiliary Sentinel
Jules Getlin Persian
Second Auxiliary Sentinel
Donny Harris Ptolemy
Michael Harvey Achillas
Harry Irvine Harpmaster
Dolores Jackson Lady-in-Waiting and Slave Girl
Morgan James Soldier, Courtier, Porter
Elnora Jones Lady-in-Waiting and Slave Girl
Robert Earl Jones Nubian Slave
Royce Kane Lady-in-Waiting and Slave Girl
Michael Lipton Soldier, Courtier, Porter
Tanagra Markham Lady-in-Waiting and Slave Girl
Fred Meek Soldier, Courtier, Porter
Si Oakland Lucius Septimus
Courtenaye Olden Lady-in-Waiting and Slave Girl
Dorothy Partington Lady-in-Waiting and Slave Girl
Jean Pearson Lady-in-Waiting and Slave Girl
Arthur Popwell Soldier, Courtier, Porter
Anthony Randall Major Domo
Noel Robineau Soldier, Courtier, Porter
Norman Roland Belzanor
Mary Scott Charmian
Marjorie Spencer Lady-in-Waiting and Slave Girl
Donald Symington Soldier, Courtier, Porter
Ronald Telfer Centurion
First Palace Official
John Ware Second Palace Official