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Oedipus Rex   

This production played in repertory with The Critic

New Century Theatre, (5/20/1946 - 6/22/1946)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 20, 1946    
Closing Date: Jun 22, 1946 Total Performances: 15

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In front of the palace of King Oedipus in Thebes.


Production Staff
Produced by Theatre Incorporated (Richard Aldrich: Managing Director) and The Old Vic Company
Written by Sophocles; English version by William Butler Yeats; Incidental music by Norman Feasey and Anthony Hopkins
Directed by Michel Saint-Denis
Scenic Design by John Piper; Costume Design by Marie-Hélène Dasté; Lighting Design by John Sullivan
Cast
Harry Andrews
Creon
Eleanora Barrie
Ensemble
Nicolette Bernard
Attendant to Jocasta
Max Brent
Chorus of Theban Elders
Ena Burrill
Jocasta
Lawrence Carr
Ensemble
Rudolph Cavell
Ensemble
Byron Chapman
Ensemble
George Cooper
Chorus of Theban Elders
Peter Copley
Chorus of Theban Elders
Will Davis
Ensemble
Frank Duncan
Chorus of Theban Elders
Kenneth Edwards
Chorus of Theban Elders
John Garley
Chorus of Theban Elders
Nicholas Hannen
Chorus Leader
Julie Harris
Ensemble
Carl James
Ensemble
Joseph James
Chorus of Theban Elders
David Kentish
Chorus of Theban Elders
Elmer Lehr
Ensemble
Margaret Leighton
Attendant to Jocasta
Robin Lloyd
Chorus of Theban Elders
Diana Maddox
Ensemble
Miles Malleson
First Messenger
William Monk
Chorus of Theban Elders
Laurence Olivier
Oedipus Rex
Brian Parker
Boy
Bernard Pollack
Ensemble
Michael Raghan
Chorus of Theban Elders
Joyce Redman
Attendant to Jocasta
John Reilly
Ensemble
George Relph
Herdsman
Ralph Richardson
Tiresias
Paul Riley
Ensemble
Sandy Roe
Ensemble
George Rose
Chorus of Theban Elders
Dee Sparks
Ismene
William Squire
Chorus of Theban Elders
Al Studer
Ensemble
Alvin Sullum
Ensemble
Sidney Tafler
Chorus of Theban Elders
Michael Warre
Second Messenger
Richard Wendley
Ensemble
Jane Wenham
Ensemble
Cecil Winter
A Priest