Tragedy - Original

Cort Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 18, 1946
  • Closing Date: May 4, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 64


Oedipus' daughter defies her uncle in insisting on a proper burial for her brothers, whom he killed in order to take the throne, in Sophocles' tragedy.


Opening Night Cast

Katharine Cornell Antigone
Cedric Hardwicke Creon
Bertha Belmore Nurse
Horace Braham Chorus
Ruth Matteson Ismene
Wesley Addy Haemon
George Mathews First Guard
Merle Maddern Eurydice
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Lewis Galantiere Adaptation
  Jean Anouilh From the play by
  Sophocles Inspired by the play by
  Guthrie McClintic Staging
  Raymond Sovey Scenic Design
  Valentina Costume Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1945 - 1946

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