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Romeo and Juliet   

Broadhurst Theatre, (3/10/1951 - 4/21/1951)
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Opening Date: Mar 10, 1951    
Closing Date: Apr 21, 1951 Total Performances: 49

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Verona and Mantua


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by David Diamond; Musical Director: Robert Stanley
Directed by Peter Glenville
Scenic Design by Oliver Messel; Costume Design by Oliver Messel; Hair styling and coiffures by Ronald De Mann; Assistant to Mr. Messel: Charles Lisanby
Business Manager for Dwight Deere Wiman: Forrest C. Haring and J.H. Del Bondio
Production Stage Manager: John E. Sola; Stage Manager: Arthur Marlowe and Edmund Bayliss
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
Fencing choreographies by Edward F. Lucia; Assistant to the Director: Hardy William Smith; Press Representative: Willard Keefe and David Tebet
For his assistance in arranging the pavana, the management gratefully acknowledges George Balanchine
Cast
Olivia de Havilland
Broadway debut
Juliet
daughter to Capulet
Isobel Elsom
Lady Capulet
wife to Capulet
Jack Hawkins
Mercutio
kinsman to the prince and friend to Romeo
James Hayter
Friar Laurence
a Franciscan
Malcolm Keen
Capulet
Evelyn Varden
Nurse to Juliet
Douglas Watson
Romeo
son of Montague
Dario Barri
Chorus
Fran Benton
Chorus
Rudy Bond
Gregory
servant to Capulet
Robert Burr
Chorus
Robert Duke
Paris
a young nobleman, kinsman to the prince
Marshall Flaum
Chorus
Jack Fletcher
Peter
servant to Juliet's nurse
Alan Furlan
Watchman
Chorus
Paul Genge
Apothecary
Russell Gold
Chorus
James Greene
Broadway debut
Chorus
Carl Harbord
Friar John
a Franciscan
Michael Higgins
Benvolio
nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo
Page Johnson
Page to Paris
Buck Kartalian
Sampson
servant to Capulet
Karl Light
Balthasar
servant to Romeo
John McKee
An Old Man
of the Capulet family
Gregory Morton
Escalus
prince of Verona
Felice Orlandi
Chorus
Dorothy Patten
Lady Montague
wife to Montague
John Perkins
Abraham
servant to Montague
Gerald Price
Chorus
Jo Rabb
Chorus
Evangeline Raleigh
Chorus
John Rallo
Chorus
Herbert Ranson
Montague
Patricia Roe
Chorus
William Smithers
Broadway debut
Tybalt
nephew to Lady Capulet
Susan Svetlik
Chorus
Fred Vogel
Chorus
Theatre World
winner 1951 Award [recipient]
William Smithers
   
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