Romeo and Juliet

Tragedy - Revival

Broadhurst Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 10, 1951
  • Closing Date: April 21, 1951
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 49

Playwright: William Shakespeare


Teenagers Romeo and Juliet fall for each other despite their warring families in Verona. Their passionate romance leads to tragedy in William Shakespeare's tale of forbidden love.


Opening Night Cast

Olivia de Havilland Juliet
Douglass Watson Romeo
Isobel Elsom Lady Capulet
Jack Hawkins Mercutio
James Hayter Friar Laurence
Malcolm Keen Capulet
Evelyn Varden Nurse to Juliet
Rudy Bond Gregory
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Peter Glenville Director
  Oliver Messel Scenic Design
  Oliver Messel Costume Design
  Ronald De Mann Hair styling and coiffures
  Forrest C. Haring Business Manager for Dwight Deere Wiman
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1951 Theatre World Award William Smithers Winner
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