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Billy Budd   

Biltmore Theatre , (2/10/1951 - 5/12/1951)
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Opening Date:Feb 10, 1951   
Closing Date:May 12, 1951 Total Performances:105

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Aboard the H.M.S. Indomitable at sea. August, 1798, the year following the Naval mutinies at Spithead and the Nore.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned by Warner Brothers; Theatre Operated by Bernard Klawans
Produced by Chandler Cowles and Anthony B. Farrell
Written by Louis O. Coxe and Robert Chapman; Based on the novel by Herman Melville
Directed by Norris Houghton
Scenic Design by Paul Morrison; Costume Design by Ruth Morley; Assistant to Mr. Morrison: Richard Burns; Wig Design by Alfred Barris
General Manager: Paul Groll
General Stage Manager: Bob Margulies; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Armitage; Production Supervisor: David Kanter
Production Associate: Benet Segal; Press Representative: George Ross and Dorothy Ross; Assistant to the Director: Ruth Bedford; Costumes by Brooks Costume Company
Dennis King Edward Fairfax Vere
Captain, Royal Navy
Torin Thatcher John Claggart
Martin Brandt Byren
Relief Helmsman
Walter Burke O'Daniel
Charles Carshon Stoll
James Daly Talbot
Robert Dudley Sailor
Norman Ettlinger Boardman Wyatt
Sailing Master
George Fells The Dansker
Mainmast Man
Bill Froelich 2nd Marine
Henry Garrard Rea
Preston Hanson John Ratcliffe
First Lieutenant
Charles Hudson Messboy
Bernard Kates Squeak
Master-at-Arms Man
David Long Drummer
Jack Manning Gardiner
Lee Marvin Hallam
Robert McQueeney Duncan
Mate of the Main Deck
Jeff Morrow Jenkins
Captain of the Maintop
Charles Nolte Billy Budd
Kenneth Paine Kincaid
Judson Pratt Payne
Winston Ross Surgeon
Guy Spaull Philip Michael Seymour
First Officer
Bertram Tanswell Jackson
Leonard Yorr Butler