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King Lear   

 
National Theatre, (12/25/1950 - 2/03/1951)
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Opening Date: Dec 25, 1950    
Closing Date: Feb 03, 1951 Total Performances: 48

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway



Production Staff
Produced by Robert L. Joseph and Alexander H. Cohen
Written by William Shakespeare; Featuring songs by Marc Blitzstein; Featuring songs with lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
Staged by John Houseman
Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang; Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins; Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang
General Stage Manager: Edward McHugh
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson
Cast
Wesley AddyEdgar
Gloucester's Son
Mitchell AgrussCuran
Guy ArburyLoyal Knight
Knight
Edith AtwaterGoneril
Lear's Daughter
Ted BadenEnsemble
E. J. BallantineGentleman
Michael BayEnsemble
Jack BittnerServant to Cornwall
Louis CalhernKing Lear of Britain
Nina FochCordelia
Lear's Daughter
Martin GabelEarl of Kent
MacGregor GibbServant to Cornwall
Sam GilmanEnsemble
Henry LeonardEnsemble
Norman LloydFool
Richard MalekDuke of Albany
Arnold MossEarl of Gloucester
Nehemiah PersoffDuke of Cornwall
Bernard PollockServant to Cornwall
Thomas PostonHerald
Jack RamseyEnsemble
Kurt RichardsOswald
Goneril's Steward
Earl F. SimmonsEnsemble
Keith TaylorEnsemble
Jo Van FleetRegan
Lear's Daughter
Martin WaldronKing of France
Frederic WarrinerDuke of Burgundy
Joseph WeisemanEdmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son