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New Century Theatre , (2/13/1952 - 4/26/1952)
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Opening Date:Feb 13, 1952   
Closing Date:Apr 26, 1952 Total Performances:86

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Observatory Room at Stellmere Park, the Duke's Mansion.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Trebuhs Realty Co., Inc.
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors); Produced by arrangement with Laurence Olivier Productions, Ltd.
Based on the original presentation at the St. James Theatre
Written by Christopher Fry; Incidental music by Herbert Menges
Directed by Laurence Olivier
Production Design by Roger Furse; Scenery supervised by Eldon Elder; Costume Design by Mildred Trebor; Miss Palmer's costumes designed by Valentina
Business Manager: Edward Choate
Stage Manager: Karl Nielsen; Production Stage Manager: David Kentish; Assistant Stage Mgr: Haim Winant
Conducted by Gene Marki
Press Representative: Dorothy Ross and George Ross; Press Associate: Madelin Blitzstein; Casting: Bettina Cerf
Cast
Rex Harrison Hereward
The Duke of Altair
Lilli Palmer Perpetua
Reedbck's Daughter
Stuart Burge Bates
Footman, Ex-Burglar
Hurd Hatfield Dominic
Reedbeck's son
Joan Haythorne Rosabel Fleming
John Merivale Edgar
The Duke's son, The Marquis of Charlock
Claudia Morgan Jessie Dill
Eileen Peel Hilda Taylor-Snell
James Westerfield Captain Fox Reddleman
Butler, Ex-Lion Tamer
John Williams Herbert Reedbeck
Estate Manager