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King Richard III   

 
Booth Theatre, (2/08/1949 - 2/26/1949)
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Opening Date: Feb 08, 1949    
Closing Date: Feb 26, 1949 Total Performances: 23

Category: Play, History, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In and around the Tower of London with the exception of the battle, which was fought at Bosworth Field in 1485.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Central Theatres Leasing & Construction Company
Produced by Herman Levin
This version first presented by the Boston Repertory Association at the Copley Theatre
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Richard Barr
Scenic Design by Richard Whorf; Costume Design by Richard Whorf
Business Manager: Irving Cooper
Stage Manager: Joseph Leon; Assistant Stage Mgr: Charles Nahabedian
Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Frank Goodman; Assistant to Mr. Barr: Henry Colman
Cast
Richard WhorfRichard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III
brother to the King
Philip BourneufHenry Stafford
Duke of Buckingham
Grace CoppinLady Margaret Plantagenet
daughter of Clarence
Frances ReidLady Anne
widow of Edward, son to King Henry VI; afterward married to Richard
Polly RowlesElizabeth
Queen to Edward IV
Walter F. ApplerLord Mayor of London
Warren BurmeisterSir Thomas Vaughan
cousin to Queen Elizabeth
Robert CarricartTressel
David CliveLord Grey
son to Queen Elizabeth by her first marriage to John Grey
Joseph FoleyEdward, Prince of Wales, afterwards Edward V
son to the King
Alan FrostSir Robert Brackenbury
Lieutenant of the Tower
Robert H. HarrisLord Hastings
Lord Chamberlain to Edward IV
Ed HoffmanCitizen
Will KuluvaGeorge, Duke of Clarence
brother to the King
Connie LessardCitizen
Charles NahabedianSir William Lovel
William NicholsSir William Catesby
Nehemiah PersoffSir James Tyrrel
Orrin RedfieldLord Stanley
Earl of Derby
Milton SelzerBerkeley
Michael SivyHenry Tudor
Earl of Richmond, afterwards King Henry VII
Ray WalstonSir Richard Ratcliffe
Douglass WatsonMarquis of Dorset
son to Queen Elizabeth by her first marriege to John Grey
Glenn WilsonAnthony Woodville, Earl Rivers
brother to Queen Elizabeth