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Caesar and Cleopatra   

This production played in repertory with Antony and Cleopatra

Ziegfeld Theatre, (12/19/1951 - 4/12/1952)
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Opening Date: Dec 19, 1951    
Closing Date: Apr 12, 1952 Total Performances: 67

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 Billy Rose
Produced by Gilbert Miller; Produced by arrangement with Laurence Olivier Productions, Ltd.
Written by Bernard Shaw; Incidental music by Herbert Menges; Musical Director: Jacques Singer
Directed by Michael Benthall
Scenic Design by Roger Furse; Costume Design by Audrey Cruddas; Assistant to the Designer: Roger Ramsdell
General Manager: Morton Gottlieb; Company Manager: Ben Boyar
Stage Director: Rosemary Hill; Stage Manager: Anthony Pelly and Terence Owen; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jessie Barclay
Orchestra Manager: Jessie Barclay
Swordplay by Clement McCallin; Press Representative: Richard Maney, Frank Goodman and Arthur Cantor
Vivien LeighCleopatra
Laurence OlivierJulius Caesar
Ronald AdamMusician
Harry AndrewsLucius Septimus
Jessie BarclayWoman of the Palace
Timothy BatesonTheodotus
Robert BeaumontBel Affris
Katharine BlakeCharmian
Lyndon BrookEgyptian Guardsman
Noel ColemanRoman Soldier
1st Roman Auxiliary
Dan CunninghamAchillas
John DearthEgyptian Guardsman
Official at Dinner
John DunbarRoman Soldier
Dawson FrancePtolemy
Max GardinerRoman Soldier
2nd Roman Auxiliary
Renee GoddardWoman of the Palace
Cy GrantNubian Sentinel
David GreeneBelzanor
Robert HelpmannApollodorus
Winnifred HillEnsemble
Paul HomerRoman Soldier
Oliver HunterRoman Soldier
Wilfred Hyde-WhiteBritannus
Harold KasketPothinus
Colin KemballRoman Soldier
Roman Sentinel
Elizabeth KentishWoman of the Palace
Niall MacGinnisRufio
Alec McCowenEgyptian Guardsman
Jack MelfordWounded Soldier
Teresa MooreWoman of the Palace
Pat NyeFtatateeta
Chief Nurse to Cleopatra
David OrrRoman Soldier
Terence OwenEgyptian Guardsman
Anthony PellyCenturion
Donald PleasenceMajor Domo
Edmund PurdomPersian
Mairhi RussellIris
Patrick TroughtonEgyptian Guardsman
Jill WelchmanWoman of the Palace
Clifford WilliamsEnsemble
Egyptian Guardsman
Official at Dinner