Comedy - Revival

Winter Garden Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 4, 1957
  • Closing Date: February 6, 1957
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 3

Playwright: Ben Jonson


A Venetian gentleman pretends to be dying in order to dupe the friends who hope to be heirs to his great fortune, in Ben Jonson's satire of greed.


Opening Night Cast

Jean-Louis Barrault Corbaccio
Pierre Bertin Volpone
Beauchamp The Judge
Gabriel Cattand Voltore
Georges Cusin Corvino
Jean Desailly Mosca
Jean Juillard Leone
Natalie Nerval Colomba
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ben Jonson Writer
  Jean-Louis Barrault Director
  AndrĂ© Barsacq Scenic Design
  AndrĂ© Barsacq Costume Design
  Wolfgang Roth Scenic Consultant
  C. Leonard General Manager for Compagnie Renaud - Barrault
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1957 Vernon Rice Award Arthur Malet Winner
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