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King Lear   

National Theatre, (12/25/1950 - 2/03/1951)
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Opening Date: Dec 25, 1950    
Closing Date: Feb 03, 1951 Total Performances: 48

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Robert L. Joseph and Alexander H. Cohen
Written by William Shakespeare; Featuring songs by Marc Blitzstein; Featuring songs with lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
Staged by John Houseman
Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang; Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins; Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang
General Stage Manager: Edward McHugh
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson
Cast
Wesley Addy
Edgar
Gloucester's Son
Mitchell Agruss
Curan
Guy Arbury
Loyal Knight
Knight
Edith Atwater
Goneril
Lear's Daughter
Ted Baden
Ensemble
E. J. Ballantine
Gentleman
Michael Bay
Ensemble
Jack Bittner
Servant to Cornwall
Louis Calhern
King Lear of Britain
Nina Foch
Cordelia
Lear's Daughter
Martin Gabel
Earl of Kent
MacGregor Gibb
Servant to Cornwall
Sam Gilman
Ensemble
Henry Leonard
Ensemble
Norman Lloyd
Fool
Richard Malek
Duke of Albany
Arnold Moss
Earl of Gloucester
Nehemiah Persoff
Duke of Cornwall
Bernard Pollock
Servant to Cornwall
Thomas Poston
Herald
Jack Ramsey
Ensemble
Kurt Richards
Oswald
Goneril's Steward
Earl F. Simmons
Ensemble
Keith Taylor
Ensemble
Jo Van Fleet
Regan
Lear's Daughter
Martin Waldron
King of France
Frederic Warriner
Duke of Burgundy
Joseph Weiseman
Edmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son