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A Cry of Players   

This production played in repertory with King Lear

Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (11/14/1968 - 2/15/1969)
First Preview: Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Nov 14, 1968    
Closing Date: Feb 15, 1969 Total Performances: 72

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A backwater town in England. Autumn in the 1580's.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater
Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Jules Irving)
Written by William Gibson; Incidental music by Richard Peaslee
Directed by Gene Frankel
Scenic Design by David Hays; Costume Design by Patricia Quinn Stuart; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Assistant to Mr. Hays: Doug Schmidt; Assistant to Mr. Gleason: Spencer Mosse
Production Stage Manager: Ronald Schaeffer; Stage Manager: Frank Bayer; Assistant Stage Mgr: Barnett Epstein and Martin Herzer
Properties: Fred Nihda; Sound Effects by Gary Harris
Assistant to the Director: Linda Gerber; Vocal Coach: Roland Gagnon and Herbert Kaplan
Cast
Ruth Attaway
Townsperson
Joseph Attles
Townsperson
René Auberjonois
Ned
Anne Bancroft
Anne
Gerry Black
Pope
Samual Blue, Jr.
Townsperson
Virgilia Chew
Townsperson
James Cook
Townsperson
Jerome Dempsey
Hodges
Michael Egan
Fulk
Patricia Elliott
Townsperson
Stephen Elliott
Sir Thomas
Brendan Fay
Berry
Ray Fry
Richards
Leslie Graves
Townsperson
Mervyn Haines
Townsperson
Douglas Hayle
Townsperson
Frank Langella
Will
Rosetta LeNoire
Meg
Robert Levine
Townsperson
Don McHenry
Old John
Judith Mihalyi
Townsperson
Robert Molock
Townsperson
Bill Moor
Sandells
William Myers
Townsperson
Jackie Paris
Susanna
Robert Phalen
Townsperson
Paul Rudd
Townsperson
Tom Sawyer
Heming
Joseph Schroer
Townsperson
Jean-Pierre Stewart
Townsperson
Ray Stewart
Roche
Robert Symonds
Kemp
Kristoffer Tabori
Arthur
Barbette Tweed
Townsperson
Susan Tyrrell
Jenny
Ronald Weyand
Gilbert
Understudies: Ruth Attaway (Meg), Frank Bayer (Arthur), James Cook (Kemp), Leslie Graves (Susanna), Douglas Hayle (Heming), Robert Levine (Berry, Gilbert, Richards), Marilyn Lightstone (Anne), Robert Molock (Pope), William Myers (Hodges, Old John, Roche), Robert Phalen (Will), Robert Stattel (Sandells), Barbette Tweed (Jenny) and Ronald Weyand (Fulk)
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Frank Langella
   
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