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Caesar and Cleopatra   

This production played in repertory with Antony and Cleopatra

Ziegfeld Theatre, (12/19/1951 - 4/12/1952)
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Opening Date: Dec 19, 1951    
Closing Date: Apr 12, 1952 Total Performances: 67

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 Billy Rose
Produced by Gilbert Miller; Produced by arrangement with Laurence Olivier Productions, Ltd.
Written by Bernard Shaw; Incidental music by Herbert Menges; Musical Director: Jacques Singer
Directed by Michael Benthall
Scenic Design by Roger Furse; Costume Design by Audrey Cruddas; Assistant to the Designer: Roger Ramsdell
General Manager: Morton Gottlieb; Company Manager: Ben Boyar
Stage Director: Rosemary Hill; Stage Manager: Anthony Pelly and Terence Owen; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jessie Barclay
Orchestra Manager: Jessie Barclay
Swordplay by Clement McCallin; Press Representative: Richard Maney, Frank Goodman and Arthur Cantor
Cast
Vivien Leigh
Cleopatra
Laurence Olivier
Julius Caesar
Ronald Adam
Musician
Harry Andrews
Lucius Septimus
Jessie Barclay
Woman of the Palace
Ensemble
Timothy Bateson
Theodotus
Robert Beaumont
Bel Affris
Katharine Blake
Charmian
Lyndon Brook
Egyptian Guardsman
Ensemble
Porter
Noel Coleman
Roman Soldier
1st Roman Auxiliary
Dan Cunningham
Achillas
John Dearth
Egyptian Guardsman
Ensemble
Porter
Official at Dinner
John Dunbar
Roman Soldier
Dawson France
Ptolemy
Max Gardiner
Roman Soldier
2nd Roman Auxiliary
Renee Goddard
Woman of the Palace
Ensemble
Cy Grant
Nubian Sentinel
David Greene
Belzanor
Robert Helpmann
Apollodorus
Winnifred Hill
Ensemble
Paul Homer
Roman Soldier
Oliver Hunter
Roman Soldier
Wilfred Hyde-White
Britannus
Harold Kasket
Pothinus
Colin Kemball
Roman Soldier
Roman Sentinel
Elizabeth Kentish
Woman of the Palace
Harpist
Niall MacGinnis
Rufio
Alec McCowen
Egyptian Guardsman
Ensemble
Jack Melford
Wounded Soldier
Teresa Moore
Woman of the Palace
Ensemble
Pat Nye
Ftatateeta
Chief Nurse to Cleopatra
David Orr
Roman Soldier
Terence Owen
Egyptian Guardsman
Ensemble
Porter
Priest
Anthony Pelly
Centurion
Donald Pleasence
Major Domo
Edmund Purdom
Persian
Mairhi Russell
Iris
Patrick Troughton
Egyptian Guardsman
Ensemble
Boatman
Jill Welchman
Woman of the Palace
Ensemble
Clifford Williams
Ensemble
Porter
Egyptian Guardsman
Official at Dinner