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King Lear   

This production played in repertory with As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, Volpone, Hamlet

New Century Theatre, (2/18/1947 - 3/08/1947)
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Opening Date: Feb 18, 1947    
Closing Date: Mar 08, 1947 Total Performances: 8

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Hall Shelton; Produced by arrangement with Advance Players Association, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Donald Wolfit and Christopher Ede
Scenic Design by Ernest Stern; Costume Design by Ernest Stern
Cast
Robert Algar
Duke of Albany
Kempster Barnes
Edgar
Gloucester's Son
Richard Blythe
Herald
Servant to Cornwall
George Bradford
Duke of Burgundy
Tenant to Gloucester
Ann Chalkley
Regan
Lear's Daughter
David Dodimead
King of France
Officer
Violet Farebrother
Goneril
Lear's Daughter
Alexander Gauge
Earl of Kent
Frederick Horrey
Edmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son
Rosalind Iden
Cordelia
Lear's Daughter
Eric Maxon
Earl of Gloucester
Josef Shear
Duke of Cornwall
Malcolm Watson
Curan
Doctor
Geoffrey Wilkinson
Fool
Donald Wolfit
King Lear of Britain
John Wynyard
Oswald
Goneril's Steward