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Antony and Cleopatra   

This production played in repertory with Caesar and Cleopatra

Ziegfeld Theatre, (12/20/1951 - 4/13/1952)
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Opening Date: Dec 20, 1951    
Closing Date: Apr 13, 1952 Total Performances: 66

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Alexandria, Rome, a Galley near Misenum, a Plain near Actium, between two opposing camps before Alexandria, and outside and inside Cleopatra's Monument.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Billy Rose
Produced by Gilbert Miller; Produced in association with Laurence Olivier Productions, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Herbert Menges; Musical Director: Jacques Singer
Directed by Michael Benthall
Scenic Design by Roger Furse; Costume Design by Audrey Cruddas
General Manager: Morton Gottlieb; Company Manager: Ben Boyar
Production Manager: David Kentish; Stage Director: Rosemary Hill; Stage Manager: Anthony Pelly and Terence Owen; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jessie Barclay
Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
Swordplay by Clement McCallin
Cast
Vivien Leigh
Cleopatra
Queen of Egypt
Laurence Olivier
Antony
triumvir
Ronald Adam
Agrippa
a soldier of Caesar
Harry Andrews
Enobarbus
friend to Antony
Jessie Barclay
Attendant to Cleopatra
Timothy Bateson
Clown
Pirate
Robert Beaumont
Diomedes
a soothsayer
Katharine Blake
Charmian
attendant on Cleopatra
Lyndon Brook
Eros
a soldier to Antony
Jan Carew
Attendant to Cleopatra
Noel Coleman
Soldier
Dan Cunningham
Dolabella
a soldier of Caesar
John Dearth
Soldier
Attendant to Cleopatra
John Dunbar
Sentry to Antony
Soldier
Max Gardiner
Menas
friend to Pompey
Renee Goddard
Attendant to Cleopatra
Cy Grant
Nubian Messenger
Attendant to Cleopatra
David Greene
Philo Canidius
a soldier of Antony
Robert Helpmann
Octavius Caesar
triumvir
Winnifred Hill
Attendant to Cleopatra
Paul Homer
Sentry to Antony
Soldier
Oliver Hunter
Soldier of Caesar
Sentry to Caesar
Soldier
Wilfred Hyde-White
Lepidus
triumvir
Harold Kasket
Mardian
a eunuch, attendant on Cleopatra
Colin Kemball
Soldier
Pirate
Elizabeth Kentish
Octavia
sister to Caesar and wife to Antony
Niall MacGinnis
Pompey
a pirate
Alec McCowen
Messenger
Sentry to Antony
Jack Melford
Maecenas
Teresa Moore
Attendant to Cleopatra
Pat Nye
Attendant on Octavia
David Orr
Soldier
Terence Owen
Attendant to Cleopatra
Pirate
Anthony Pelly
Old Soldier
Sentry to Antony
Donald Pleasence
Lemprius Euphronius
a soothsayer
Edmund Purdom
Thyreus
a soldier of Caesar
Mairhi Russell
Iras
attendant on Cleopatra
Patrick Troughton
Scarus Dercetas
a soldier of Antony
Jill Welchman
Attendant to Cleopatra
Clifford Williams
Sentry to Caesar
Soldier
Attendant to Cleopatra
Pirate