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Tamburlaine the Great   

 
Winter Garden Theatre , (1/19/1956 - 2/04/1956)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Jan 19, 1956   
Closing Date:Feb 04, 1956 Total Performances:20

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A melodrama in two parts


Production Staff
Produced by The Producers Theatre; Produced in association with Stratford Foundation of Canada
Written by Christopher Marlowe; Book adapted by Tyrone Guthrie and Donald Wolfit; Incidental music by John Gardner; Musical Director: Louis Applebaum
Directed by Tyrone Guthrie
Scenic Design by Leslie Hurry; Costume Design by Leslie Hurry; Lighting Design by Paul Morrison
Company Manager: Harold Kusell
Production Stage Manager: Seymour Milbert; Stage Manager for the Stratford Festival Foundation: Jack Merigold
General Press Representative: Barry Hyams, Martin Shwartz and Lila Glaser
Cast
Myrna Aaron Virgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
Thor Arngrim Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Ken Ayers Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Guy Belanger Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
George Blackwell Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Lloyd Bochner Soldan of Egypt
Callapine
Son of Bajazeth
Margaret Braidwood Ebea
Zabina's Maid
Coral Browne Zabina
Wife of Bajazeth
Roland Bull King of Arabia
King of Jerusalem
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
John Carter Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Deborah Cass Anippe
Maid to Zenocrate
Jacqueline Cecil Virgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
Barbara Chilcott Zenocrate
Daughter of the Soldan of Egypt
Robert Christie Theridamas
A Persian Lord
William Cole Second Citizen
Egyptian Captain
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Donald Davis Agydas
A Median Lord
King of Amasia
Alex de Naszody Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Colleen Dewhurst Virgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
Julian Flett A Scythian Messenger
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Ted Follows Menaphon
A Persian Lord
Celebinus
Son of Tamburlaine
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
David Gardner Prologue
Second Egyptian Messenger
Orcanes
King of Natolia
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Jay Gerber Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Robert Goodier Meander
A Persian Lord
Governor of Babylon
Margot Hartman Virgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
John Hayes King of Fez
Second Citizen
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Peter Henderson Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Gordon Hilstad Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Edward K. Holmes Ortygius
A Persian Lord
King of Argier
King of Trebizond
Eric House Mycetes
King of Persia
Capolin
An Egyptian Captain
Governor of Memphis
Second Physician
Richard Howard First Egyptian Messenger
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
William Hutt Techelles
A Follower of Tamburlaine
Barney Johnston Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Barbara Kay Virgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
James Manser First Citizen
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Arne Markussen Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Harry McGirt King of Morocco
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Louis Negin Amyras
Son of Tamburlaine
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
William Nuss Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Peter Perehinczuk A Persian Spy
A Messenger
First Citizen
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Adam Petroski Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Anthony Quayle Tamburlaine
Douglas Rain Bajazeth
Emperor of the Turks
Almeda
Callapine's Keeper
Maximus
William Shatner Usumcasane
A Follower of Tamburlaine
Gordon Shearer Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Bruce Swerdfager A Basso
First Physician
Perdicas
Servant to Calyphas
Fay Tracey Virgin of Memphis
Turkish Concubine
Orest Ulan Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Tony Van Bridge Cosroe
Mycetes' Brother
King of Soria
Murray Vines Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Neil Vipond A Persian Messenger
Calyphas
Son of Tamburlaine
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Norman Wigutow Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Alan Wilkinson Philemus
A Messenger
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Beverley Wilson Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Peter Wylde Scythian Solider
Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Allan Zielonka Scythians, Persians, Egyptians...
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Anthony Quayle
 1956 Best Director [nominee]
Directed by Tyrone Guthrie