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Becket   

Hudson Theatre, (5/08/1961 - 5/27/1961)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 08, 1961    
Closing Date: May 27, 1961 Total Performances: 27

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The time is between 1155 and 1170 A.D.
This production is a return engagement of Becket (10/05/1960 - 3/25/1961)


Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick
Written by Jean Anouilh; Translated by Lucienne Hill; Incidental music by Laurence Rosenthal
Staged by Peter Glenville
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Costume Design by Motley
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Oliver W. Nicoll
Production Stage Manager: Lucia Victor; Stage Manager: Frank Dudley; Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley; Assistant Stage Mgr: Val Wrenne
Press Representative: James D. Proctor; Casting Director: Michael Shurtleff
Cast
Arthur Kennedy
Thomas Becket
Laurence Olivier
Henry II
Duke of Normandy and King of England
Marie Powers
The Queen Mother
Hilary Beckett
His Daughter
Mel Berger
Third English Baron
First Monk from Hastings
Marshall Breeden
Second Servant
Nat Burns
A Saxon Peasant
The Pope
Nicolas Coster
A Soldier
The Duke of Arundel
Brian Crowe
A Young Monk
Kit Culkin
Henry's Younger Son
A Young Footsoldier
Robert Duke
Henry's Page
Robert Eckles
Louis
King of France
James Frawley
Second Monk from Hastings
Second English Baron
Margaret Hall
The Queen
Wife to Henry
Ferdi Hoffman
Fourth English Baron
Will Hussung
The Bishop of Oxford
William of Corbeil
First French Baron
Edith Lebok
A French Girl
Tom Leith
His Son
A Monk
Secretary to Becket
Joanna Merlin
Gwendolen
Earl Montgomery
Gilbert Folliot
Bishop of London
Al Rand
A Servant
Dennis Rosa
Henry's Elder Son
Dino Terranova
A French Priest
Cardinal Zambelli
Victor Thorley
The Bishop of York
The Provost Marshall
Sydney Walker
The Archbishop of Canterbury
Second French Baron
A Priest
Ronald Weyand
Second English Baron
Louis Zorich
First English Baron
An Old Footsoldier
Standby: Nicolas Coster (Henry II) and Robert Duke (Thomas Becket)
Understudy: Rose Ostro (Gwendolen)