Caesar and Cleopatra

Play - Revival

National Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 21, 1949
  • Closing Date: April 29, 1950
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 151

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw


Roman emperor Julius Caesar meets the young Egyptian queen Cleopatra, courts her and tutors her in the ways of the politics of his land in George Bernard Shaw's 1898 play.


Opening Night Cast

Cedric Hardwicke Julius Caesar
Lilli Palmer Cleopatra
Bertha Belmore Ftatateeta
John Buckmaster Apollodorus
Ralph Forbes Rufio
Nicholas Joy Pothinus
Ivan Simpson Theodotus
Arthur Treacher Britannus
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Playwright
  Cedric Hardwicke Director
  Rolf Gerard Scenic Design
  Rolf Gerard Costume Design
  Jean Rosenthal Lighting Design
  Harold L. Wise Company Manager
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