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Caesar and Cleopatra   

 
Palace Theatre, (2/24/1977 - 3/05/1977)
First Preview: Feb 07, 1977 Total Previews: 20
Opening Date: Feb 24, 1977    
Closing Date: Mar 05, 1977 Total Performances: 12

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in five acts
Setting: Palace courtyard on the Syrian border of Egypt, 48 B.C.; The Sphinx in the desert; The Throne-room in the Palace



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Elliot Martin, Gladys Rackmil and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Produced in association with James M. Nederlander
Written by George Bernard Shaw; Incidental music by Conrad Susa
Directed by Ellis Rabb
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Thomas Skelton; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Esther Teller
General Manager: Leonard A. Mulhern and Maurice Schaded; Company Manager: James Mennen
Production Stage Manager: William Dodds; Stage Manager: Michael Schaefer and Ian Stuart; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joseph Scalzo and Richard Delahanty
General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt and Maria Pucci; Casting: Marjorie Martin; Movement directed by Al Sambogna; Speech Consultant: Edith Skinner; Advertising: Hy Jacobs and Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Cast
Elizabeth AshleyCleopatra
Rex HarrisonJulius Caesar
Paul HechtRufio
Phil BeckerRoman Soldier
John BergstromLucius Septimus
Ken BonafonsRoman Soldier
Eric BoothSlave
Gerald Graham BrownRoman Soldier
Scott BryceRoman Soldier
Roger CampoPtolemy
Thom ChristopherApollodorus
Mike DantuonoAchillas
Patrick HinesPothinus
Jim HornRoman Soldier
Joel LeffertRoman Soldier
Richard LivertRoman Soldier
Linda MartinCharmian
Novella NelsonFtatateeta
Chief Nurse to Cleopatra
Edwin OwensRoman Sentinel
Lenny ReggiaRoman Soldier
Cain RichardsSlave
Priest
William RobertsonTheodotus
Paul RossonMajor Domo
Kyle SampertonRoman Soldier
Joseph ScalzoSlave
Pawnee SillsCourt Lady
Ian StuartPriest
Charles TurnerNubian Slave
Musician
James ValentineBritannus
Fiddle ViracolaIris
Understudies: Eric Booth (Apollodorus, Lucius Septimus), Linda Martin (Cleopatra), Edwin Owens (Achillas, Rufio), Cain Richards (Nubian Slave), Paul Rosson (Pothinus, Theodotus), Pawnee Sills (Charmian, Ftatateeta, Iris), Ian Stuart (Britannus), Charles Turner (Roman Sentinel), James Valentine (Julius Caesar) and Christopher Weddle (Ptolemy)