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Plymouth Theatre , (10/03/1955 - 11/19/1955)
Helen Hayes Theatre , (11/21/1955 - 4/07/1956)
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Opening Date:Oct 03, 1955   
Closing Date:Apr 07, 1956 Total Performances:217

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in two acts
Setting: In and around the Palace of Troy.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by The Playwrights' Company; Produced in association with Henry M. Margolis
Originally produced by Robert Joseph
Written by Jean Giraudoux; Translated by Christopher Fry; Incidental music by Lennox Berkeley
Directed by Harold Clurman
Scenic Design by Loudon Sainthill; Costume Design by Loudon Sainthill; New York Production Supervising Designer: Paul Morrison
Business Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: George Oshrin
Production Stage Manager: James Gelb; Stage Manager: Louis Criss; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joanne Taylor
Music Contractor: Meyer Davis
Press Representative: Karl Bernstein and Harvey B. Sabinson; Production Assistant: Jemison Hammond
Cast
Michael Redgrave Hector
Jack Bittner Second Old Man
Olpides
Sailor on Paris' Ship
Judith Braun Laundress
Jacqueline Brookes Lady in Waiting
Howard Caine First Old Man
Abneos
A Senator
Morris Carnovsky Priam
King of Troy, Father to Hector
Ellen Christopher Polyxene
Young sister to Hector
Leo Ciceri Paris
Brother to Hector
Diane Cilento Helen
Louis Criss Sailor
Walter Fitzgerald Ulysses
Wyndham Goldie Busiris
A Lawyer
Ernest Graves Messenger
Barbara Jefford Andromache
Wife to Hector
Peter Kerr Troilus
Young brother to Hector
Catherine Lacey Hecuba
Mother to Hector
John Laurie Demekos
A Poet, Leader of the Senate
Leueen MacGrath Cassandra
Sister to Hector
Tom McDermott Senator
Felix Munso Ajax
A Greek Captain
Nehemiah Persoff A Topman
Officer on Paris' Ship
Milton Selzer Mathematician
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Jean Giraudoux; Translated by Christopher Fry; Originally produced by Robert Joseph; Produced by The Playwrights' Company; Produced in association with Henry M. Margolis
 1956 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Michael Redgrave
 1956 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Diane Cilento
 1956 Best Director [nominee]
Directed by Harold Clurman
Theatre World
nominee 1956 Award [recipient]
Diane Cilento