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Romeo and Juliet   

 
Broadhurst Theatre, (3/10/1951 - 4/21/1951)
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Opening Date: Mar 10, 1951    
Closing Date: Apr 21, 1951 Total Performances: 49

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Verona, Mantua, Italy.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by David Diamond; Musical Director: Robert Stanley
Directed by Peter Glenville
Scenic Design by Oliver Messel; Costume Design by Oliver Messel; Hair styling and coiffures by Ronald De Mann; Assistant to Mr. Messel: Charles Lisanby
Business Manager for Dwight Deere Wiman: Forrest C. Haring and J.H. Del Bondio
Production Stage Manager: John E. Sola; Stage Manager: Arthur Marlowe and Edmund Bayliss
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Fencing choreographies by Edward F. Lucia; Assistant to the Director: Hardy William Smith; Press Representative: Willard Keefe and David Tebet
For his assistance in arranging the pavana, the management gratefully acknowledges George Balanchine
Cast
Olivia de Havilland
Broadway debut
Juliet
daughter to Capulet
Isobel ElsomLady Capulet
wife to Capulet
Jack HawkinsMercutio
kinsman to the prince and friend to Romeo
James HayterFriar Laurence
a Franciscan
Malcolm KeenCapulet
Evelyn VardenNurse to Juliet
Douglas WatsonRomeo
son of Montague
Dario BarriChorus
Fran BentonChorus
Rudy BondGregory
servant to Capulet
Robert BurrChorus
Robert DukeParis
a young nobleman, kinsman to the prince
Marshall FlaumChorus
Jack FletcherPeter
servant to Juliet's nurse
Alan FurlanWatchman
Chorus
Paul GengeApothecary
Russell GoldChorus
James Greene
Broadway debut
Chorus
Carl HarbordFriar John
a Franciscan
Michael HigginsBenvolio
nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo
Page JohnsonPage to Paris
Buck KartalianSampson
servant to Capulet
Karl LightBalthasar
servant to Romeo
John McKeeAn Old Man
of the Capulet family
Gregory MortonEscalus
prince of Verona
Felice OrlandiChorus
Dorothy PattenLady Montague
wife to Montague
John PerkinsAbraham
servant to Montague
Gerald PriceChorus
Jo RabbChorus
Evangeline RaleighChorus
John RalloChorus
Herbert RansonMontague
Patricia RoeChorus
William Smithers
Broadway debut
Tybalt
nephew to Lady Capulet
Susan SvetlikChorus
Fred VogelChorus
Theatre World
winner 1951 Award [recipient] 
  William Smithers