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Tiger at the Gates   

Plymouth Theatre, (10/03/1955 - 11/19/1955)
Helen Hayes Theatre, (11/21/1955 - 4/07/1956)
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Opening Date: Oct 03, 1955    
Closing Date: Apr 07, 1956 Total Performances: 217

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in two acts
Setting: In and around the Palace of Troy.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by The Playwrights' Company; Produced in association with Henry M. Margolis
Originally produced by Robert Joseph
Written by Jean Giraudoux; Translated by Christopher Fry; Incidental music by Lennox Berkeley
Directed by Harold Clurman
Scenic Design by Loudon Sainthill; Costume Design by Loudon Sainthill; New York Production Supervising Designer: Paul Morrison
Business Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: George Oshrin
Production Stage Manager: James Gelb; Stage Manager: Louis Criss; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joanne Taylor
Music Contractor: Meyer Davis
Press Representative: Karl Bernstein and Harvey B. Sabinson; Production Assistant: Jemison Hammond
Cast
Michael Redgrave
Hector
Jack Bittner
Second Old Man
Olpides
Sailor on Paris' Ship
Judith Braun
Laundress
Jacqueline Brookes
Lady in Waiting
Howard Caine
First Old Man
Abneos
A Senator
Morris Carnovsky
Priam
King of Troy, Father to Hector
Ellen Christopher
Polyxene
Young sister to Hector
Leo Ciceri
Paris
Brother to Hector
Diane Cilento
Helen
Louis Criss
Sailor
Walter Fitzgerald
Ulysses
Wyndham Goldie
Busiris
A Lawyer
Ernest Graves
Messenger
Barbara Jefford
Andromache
Wife to Hector
Peter Kerr
Troilus
Young brother to Hector
Catherine Lacey
Hecuba
Mother to Hector
John Laurie
Demekos
A Poet, Leader of the Senate
Leueen MacGrath
Cassandra
Sister to Hector
Tom McDermott
Senator
Felix Munso
Ajax
A Greek Captain
Nehemiah Persoff
A Topman
Officer on Paris' Ship
Milton Selzer
Mathematician
Tony Award®
1956 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Jean Giraudoux; Translated by Christopher Fry; Originally produced by Robert Joseph; Produced by The Playwrights' Company; Produced in association with Henry M. Margolis
1956 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Michael Redgrave
1956 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Diane Cilento
1956 Best Director [nominee]
Directed by Harold Clurman
Theatre World
winner 1956 Award [recipient]
Diane Cilento