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Romeo and Juliet   

This production played in repertory with King Richard II, Macbeth, Troilus and Cressida

Winter Garden Theatre, (10/24/1956 - 1/12/1957)
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Opening Date: Oct 24, 1956    
Closing Date: Jan 12, 1957 Total Performances: 29

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


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Old Vic Trust, Ltd. and Arts Council of Great Britain; Produced under the management of S. Hurok; Administrative Director: Alfred Francis
Originally produced by The Old Vic Company
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Brian Easdale
Directed by Robert Helpmann
Scenic Design by Loudon Sainthill; Costume Design by Loudon Sainthill; Scenic Supervisor: Mordecai Gorelik
Tour Manager: Douglas Morris; Company Manager: Roy Jones
Production Stage Manager: John Murphy; Stage Manager: Elizabeth Butterfield and John Wayne; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Scott-Parkinson
Conducted by Arthur Lief
Fight direction by Bernard Hepton and John Greenwood; General Press Representative: Patrick Ide and Martin Feinstein; Press Representative: Michael Sweeley; Costume Supervisor: Elizabeth Montgomery; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Ronald Allen
Benvolio
nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo
Claire Bloom
Juliet
daughter to Capulet
Peter Bowles
Abraham
servant to Montague
Jeremy Brett
Paris
a young nobleman, kinsman to the prince
Graeme Campbell
Ensemble
Wynne Clark
Nurse to Juliet
Juliet Cooke
Ensemble
Margaret Courtenay
Lady Capulet
wife to Capulet
Charles Gray
Escalus
prince of Verona
John Greenwood
Page to Paris
Jack Gwillim
Friar Laurence
a Franciscan
Ernest Hare
Capulet
Edward Harvey
Apothecary
Denis Holmes
Montague
Sally Home
Ensemble
Donald Homer
Ensemble
Marion Hood
Ensemble
Singer
Fraser Kerr
Ensemble
Tom Kneebone
Ensemble
Aubrey Morris
Sampson
servant to Capulet
Daniel Moynihan
Friar John
a Franciscan
Peter Needham
Ensemble
John Neville
Romeo
son of Montague
Derek New
Ensemble
Timothy Parkes
Musician
Ensemble
Alan Penn
Ensemble
Bryan Pringle
Gregory
servant to Capulet
Paul Rogers
Mercutio
kinsman to the prince and friend to Romeo
Job Stewart
Peter
servant to Juliet's nurse
Keith Taylor
Ensemble
James Villiers
Ensemble
Charles West
Ensemble
Singer
Jennifer Wilson
Lady Montague
wife to Montague
John Woodvine
Balthasar
servant to Romeo
Richard Wordsworth
Tybalt
nephew to Lady Capulet