The Firstborn

Play - Original

Coronet Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: April 29, 1958
  • Closing Date: May 31, 1958
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 38

Playwright: Christopher Fry


The Biblical story of Moses' turning from the Egyptian royal family who raised him to the enslaved and persecuted Jewish people who were his true ancestors is dramatized by Christopher Fry.


Opening Night Cast

Jack Betts Overseer
A Guard
Katharine Cornell Anath Bithiah
Robert Drivas Rameses
Chris Gampel Kef
Mildred Natwick Miriam
Anthony Quayle Moses
Philip Robinson Overseer
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Christopher Fry Writer
  Anthony Quayle Director
  Boris Aronson Scenic Design
  Robert Fletcher Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
  William Fields Press Representative
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1957 - 1958

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