Portrait of a Queen

Play - Original

Henry Miller's Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 22, 1968
  • Opening Date: February 28, 1968
  • Closing Date: April 20, 1968
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 60

Playwright: William Francis


Queen Victoria's life is dramatized from her own letters and diaries, as well as commentary from her contemporaries.


Opening Night Cast

Dorothy Tutin Victoria
Dennis King Benjamin Disraeli
Nancy Acly First Lady in Waiting to the Queen
Holly Brooke Second Lady in Waiting to the Queen
James Cossins William Gladstone
Derek Waring Prince Albert
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Francis Edited and arranged as a play
  Val May Director
  Marvin Reiss Scenic Design
Theoni V. Aldredge Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Design
  Marvin Reiss Lighting Design
  Walter Fried General Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1968 Actress in a Play Dorothy Tutin Nominee
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