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Moby Dick   

 
Ethel Barrymore Theatre , (11/28/1962 - 12/08/1962)
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Opening Date:Nov 28, 1962   
Closing Date:Dec 08, 1962 Total Performances:13

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: An American theatre at the end of the last century, later the wharf, and then the ship "Pequod."


Production Staff
Produced by Jerry Adler and Samuel Liff
Written by Orson Welles; Adapted from "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville; Incidental music by Harold Glick
Directed by Douglas Campbell
Lighting Design by Klaus Holm
General Manager: Irving Squires
Production Stage Manager: Gene Perlowin; Stage Manager: Rex Partington
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Martin Shwartz
Cast
Judith Doty Young Actress' Understudy
Bill Fletcher Member of the Company, later Elijah
Bruno Gerussi Young Actor, later Ishmael
Max Helpmann Cynical Actor, later Flask
John Horton Member of the Company
later The Mastheader and Voice of the Bachelor
Frances Hyland Young Actress, later Pip
Lex Monson Member of the Company, later Queequeg
William Needles Stage Manager
later Capt. Peleg and Voice of The Rachel
Roy Poole Serious Actor, later Starbuck
Melvin Scott Member of the Company, later Daggoo
Rod Steiger Actor-Manager
later Father Mapple and Captain Ahab
David Thomas An Old "Pro," later the Carpenter
Hugh Webster Actor with Newspaper, later Stubb
Louis Zorich Middle-aged Actor, later Tashtego
Understudies: Judith Doty (Young Actress, later Pip), Bill Fletcher (Serious Actor, later Starbuck), John Horton (Young Actor, later Ishmael), Lex Monson (Stage Manager), Rex Partington (Member of the Company, later Daggoo, Middle-aged Actor, later Tashtego), Roy Poole (Actor-Manager), David Thomas (Actor with Newspaper, later Stubb) and Louis Zorich (An Old "Pro," later the Carpenter, Cynical Actor, later Flask)