Vivien Leigh'CAESAR and CLEOPATRA' Laurence Olivier/Bernard Shaw 1951 Souvenir Program


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This is a rare souvenir program from the Broadway revivals of the Bernard Shaw classic "CAESAR and CLEOPATRA" and William Shakespeare's "ANTONY and CLEOPATRA", performed in repertory at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City. (The engagement began December 19th, 1951 and the productions ran for 67 and 66 performances respectively.) ..... Both productions starred VIVIEN LEIGH and LAURENCE OLIVIER and the company included ROBERT HELPMANN, HARRY ANDREWS, WILFRID HYDE WHITE, NIALL MacGINNIS, DAVID GREENE, EDMUND PURDOM, ALEC McCOWEN, ROBERT BEAUMONT, PAT NYE, KATHARINE BLAKE, MAIRHI RUSSELL, TIMOTHY BATESON, ELIZABETH KENTISH, DONALD PLEASENCE, DAN CUNNINGHAM, RONALD ADAM, ANTHONY PELLY, LYNDON BROOK, PATRICK TROUGHTON, JACK MELFORD, COLIN KEMBALL and MAX GARDINER ..... CREDITS: ("CAESAR and CLEOPATRA") Book by BERNARD SHAW; ("ANTONY and CLEOPATRA") Book by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE; Music composed by HERBERT MENGES; Sets designed by ROGER FURSE; Costumes designed by AUDREY CRUDDAS; Sword-play by CLEMENT McCALLIN; Directed by MICHAEL BENTHALL; Produced by GILBERT MILLER ..... DETAILS: The 20 page program measures 9" X 12" inches and includes production credits, cast list, promotional text, photos and bios of each of the leading actors and members of the creative team and several pages of production photos ..... CONDITION: With the exception of a corner crease and minor surface marks to the cover and light edge wear, this rare program is in excellent condition and will make a wonderful addition to the collection of any theatre aficionado or historian. This item will be carefully packaged in a protective sleeve and backed by stiff cardboard.


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