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King Richard III   

Booth Theatre, (2/08/1949 - 2/26/1949)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 08, 1949    
Closing Date: Feb 26, 1949 Total Performances: 23

Category: Play, History, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In and around the Tower of London with the exception of the battle, which was fought at Bosworth Field in 1485.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Central Theatres Leasing & Construction Company
Produced by Herman Levin
This version first presented by the Boston Repertory Association at the Copley Theatre
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Richard Barr
Scenic Design by Richard Whorf; Costume Design by Richard Whorf
Business Manager: Irving Cooper
Stage Manager: Joseph Leon; Assistant Stage Mgr: Charles Nahabedian
Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Frank Goodman; Assistant to Mr. Barr: Henry Colman
Richard Whorf
Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III
brother to the King
Philip Bourneuf
Henry Stafford
Duke of Buckingham
Grace Coppin
Lady Margaret Plantagenet
daughter of Clarence
Frances Reid
Lady Anne
widow of Edward, son to King Henry VI; afterward married to Richard
Polly Rowles
Queen to Edward IV
Walter F. Appler
Lord Mayor of London
Warren Burmeister
Sir Thomas Vaughan
cousin to Queen Elizabeth
Robert Carricart
David Clive
Lord Grey
son to Queen Elizabeth by her first marriage to John Grey
Joseph Foley
Edward, Prince of Wales, afterwards Edward V
son to the King
Alan Frost
Sir Robert Brackenbury
Lieutenant of the Tower
Robert H. Harris
Lord Hastings
Lord Chamberlain to Edward IV
Ed Hoffman
Will Kuluva
George, Duke of Clarence
brother to the King
Connie Lessard
Charles Nahabedian
Sir William Lovel
William Nichols
Sir William Catesby
Nehemiah Persoff
Sir James Tyrrel
Orrin Redfield
Lord Stanley
Earl of Derby
Milton Selzer
Michael Sivy
Henry Tudor
Earl of Richmond, afterwards King Henry VII
Ray Walston
Sir Richard Ratcliffe
Douglass Watson
Marquis of Dorset
son to Queen Elizabeth by her first marriege to John Grey
Glenn Wilson
Anthony Woodville, Earl Rivers
brother to Queen Elizabeth