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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
Setting: England


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 Addy Edgar
Gloucester's Son
Mitchell Agruss Curan
Guy Arbury Loyal Knight
Knight
Edith Atwater Goneril
Lear's Daughter
Ted Baden Ensemble
E. J. Ballantine Gentleman
Michael Bay Ensemble
Jack Bittner Servant to Cornwall
Louis Calhern King Lear of Britain
Nina Foch Cordelia
Lear's Daughter
Martin Gabel Earl of Kent
MacGregor Gibb Servant to Cornwall
Sam Gilman Ensemble
Henry Leonard Ensemble
Norman Lloyd Fool
Richard Malek Duke of Albany
Arnold Moss Earl of Gloucester
Nehemiah Persoff Duke of Cornwall
Bernard Pollock Servant to Cornwall
Thomas Poston Herald
Jack Ramsey Ensemble
Kurt Richards Oswald
Goneril's Steward
Earl F. Simmons Ensemble
Keith Taylor Ensemble
Jo Van Fleet Regan
Lear's Daughter
Martin Waldron King of France
Frederic Warriner Duke of Burgundy
Joseph Weiseman Edmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son