King Richard II

Play - Revival

City Center

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 24, 1951
  • Closing Date: February 4, 1951
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 15

Playwright: William Shakespeare


The thoughtful but weak English King Richard II loses his throne to Henry Bolingbroke in William Shakespeare's play.


Opening Night Cast

Maurice Evans King Richard the Second
Betsy Blair Queen to King Richard
Joseph Emmett Abbott of Westminster
Reynolds Evans Duke of York
Chris Gampel Lord Willoughby
John Glennon Henry Percy
Bruce Gordon Thomas Mowbray
Louis Hector Earl of Northumberland
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Margaret Webster Staging
  Ben Edwards Scenic Design
  George Schaefer Executive Producer
  New York City Theatre Company Producer
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