PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 20, 1972
Closing Date
Apr 29, 1972
Previews
3
Performances
116
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Theatres
Broadhurst Theatre
(Jan 20, 1972 - Apr 29, 1972)

Setting
The second part of the 16th century. France, England and Scotland.

Produced by David Merrick and Arthur Cantor; Produced by arrangement with H.M. Tennent, Ltd.; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Written by Robert Bolt
Directed by Peter Dews
Scenic Design by Carl Toms; Lighting Design by Lloyd Burlingame
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: John Handy
Press Representative: Arthur Cantor Associates and Ellen Levene
Elizabeth I
Mary Queen of Scots
Francois II
 
Cleric
 
Ormiston
David Rizzio
 
Pope
Claud Nau
Lord Darnley
Davison
Cardinal of Lorraine
 
Sir Francis Walsingham
 
Prisoner
Robert Dudley
de Quadra
Lindsey
Catherine de Medici
 
First Court Lady
Bagpiper
 
Jailer
 
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Jailer
 
Brewer
 
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Bishop of Durham
 
Lord Mor
William Cecil
Lord Bothwell
Lord Morton
John Knox
Second Court Lady
Philip II
 
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Ruthven
 
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Scots Archibishop
 
Doctor
 
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Understudies: Norman Allen (de Quadra), Ralph Drischell (William Cecil, John Knox), John Handy (David Rizzio, Pope, Francois II, Cleric, Ormiston), Joseph Hill (Lord Morton), Diana Kirkwood (Elizabeth I), Randy Levey (Cleric, Ormiston, Francois II), Stephen Macht (Cardinal of Lorraine, Sir Francis Walsingham), Don McHenry (Claud Nau), Jane Singer (Mary Queen of Scots), Brian Sturdivant (Robert Dudley, Lord Darnley) and Ian Sullivan (Lord Bothwell)

Broadhurst Theatre (Jan 20, 1972 - Apr 29, 1972)

Cast

Lord Bothwell
Mar 25, 1972 - ?

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1972 Nominee
Written by Robert Bolt
Produced by David Merrick and Arthur Cantor
 

Best Actress in a Play

1972 Nominee
Eileen Atkins
 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1972 Nominee
Douglas Rain and Lee Richardson

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Performance

1972 Winner
Eileen Atkins
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