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The Firstborn   

Coronet Theatre, (4/30/1958 - 5/31/1958)
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Opening Date: Apr 30, 1958    
Closing Date: May 31, 1958 Total Performances: 38

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The summer of 1200 B.C., alternating between the palace of Seti the Second at Tanis, Eqypt, and the tent of Miriam.


Production Staff
Produced by Katharine Cornell and Roger L. Stevens; Under the auspices of America-Israel Cultural Foundation (in tribute to Israel's 10th Anniversary)
Written by Christopher Fry; Featuring songs by Leonard Bernstein
Directed by Anthony Quayle
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Robert Fletcher; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser
Production Stage Manager: Keene Curtis; Stage Manager: Richard Blofson
Press Representative: William Fields
Cast
Jack Betts
A Guard
Overseer
Katharine Cornell
Anath Bithiah
sister of the Pharaoh
Robert Drivas
Rameses
son of the Pharaoh
Chris Gampel
Kef
a minister
Mildred Natwick
Miriam
Moses' sister
Anthony Quayle
Moses
Philip Robinson
Overseer
Michael Strong
Aaron
Moses' brother
Torin Thatcher
Seti the Second
the Pharaoh
Michael Wager
Shendi
Miriam's son
Kathleen Widdoes
Teusret
daughter of the Pharaoh