Tragedy - Revival

Winter Garden Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 29, 1956
  • Closing Date: January 12, 1957
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 25

Playwright: William Shakespeare


When three witches deliver some surprising prophecies, Macbeth hatches a plan to murder the king and claim the throne for himself. Provoked by his wife and preoccupied with greed, Macbeth begins his tragic descent into madness.


Opening Night Cast

Ronald Allen Ensemble
Peter Bowles Ensemble
Jeremy Brett Malcolm
Coral Browne Lady Macbeth
Graeme Campbell Ensemble
Wynne Clark Witch
Juliet Cooke Apparition
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Playwright
  Michael Benthall Director
  Audrey Cruddas Scenic Design
  Audrey Cruddas Costume Design
  Alfred Francis Administrative Director
  Douglas Morris Tour Manager
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1956 Vernon Rice Award Pernell Roberts Winner
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