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Troilus and Cressida   

 
This production played in repertory with King Richard II, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth

Winter Garden Theatre, (12/26/1956 - 1/12/1957)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 26, 1956    
Closing Date: Jan 12, 1957 Total Performances: 14

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Inside and outside besieged Troy



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Old Vic Trust, Ltd. and Arts Council of Great Britain; Produced under the management of S. Hurok; Administrative Director Alfred Francis
Originally produced by The Old Vic Company
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Frederick Marshall
Directed by Tyrone Guthrie
Scenic Design by Frederick Crooke; Costume Design by Frederick Crooke; Scenic Supervisor: Mordecai Gorelik
Tour Manager: Douglas Morris; Company Manager: Roy Jones
Production Stage Manager: John Murphy; Stage Manager: Elizabeth Butterfield and John Wayne; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Scott-Parkinson
Fight direction by Bernard Hepton and John Greenwood; General Press Representative: Patrick Ide and Martin Feinstein; Press Representative: Michael Sweeley; Costume Supervisor: Elizabeth Montgomery; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Ronald AllenParis
Priam's son
Peter BowlesEnsemble
Jeremy BrettTroilus
Priam's son
Coral BrowneHelen
formerly wife of Menelaus
Graeme CampbellEnsemble
Margaret CourtenayCassandra
daughter of Priam
Rupert DaviesAgamemnon
in command of the Greek expedition to Troy
John FlintEnsemble
Charles GrayAchilles
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
John GreenwoodTroilus' Servant
Jack GwillimHector
Priam's son
Ernest HareAjax
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
Rosemary HarrisCressida
daughter of Calchas
Edward HarveyMenelaus
Agamemnon's brother
Denis HolmesAeneas
a Trojan officer
Donald HomerDiomedes
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
Fraser KerrEnsemble
Tom KneeboneEnsemble
Aubrey MorrisCressida's Groom
Greek Officer
Daniel MoynihanEnsemble
Peter NeedhamGreek Officer
John NevilleThersites
a civilian attached to the Greek expeditionary force
Derek NewPatroclus
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
Timothy ParkesDeiphobus
Priam's son
Alan PennEnsemble
Bryan PringleHelenus
Priam's son
Ensemble
Paul RogersPandarus
uncle to Cressida
Job StewartNestor
officer in the Greek expeditionary force
Keith TaylorPriam
King of Troy
James VilliersAntenor
a Trojan captured by the Greeks, returned to Troy in exchange for Cressida
Charles WestEnsemble
Jennifer WilsonAndromache
wife of Hector
John WoodvineCalchas
a refugee from Troy
Richard WordsworthUlysses
officer in the Greek expeditionary force