Exit the King

Comedy - Original

Lyceum Theatre

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  • Opening Date: January 9, 1968
  • Closing Date: June 22, 1968
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 47

Playwright: Eugene Ionesco


Ionesco's absurdist drama follows King Berenger I in the final day of his life, surrounded by a decaying kingdom, as he refuses to acknowledge death and slowly acquiesces to its reality.


Opening Night Cast

Patricia Conolly in Exit the King Patricia Conolly Queen Marie
Richard Easton in Exit the King Richard Easton King Berenger
Eva Le Gallienne in Exit the King Eva Le Gallienne Queen Marguerite
Nicholas Martin in Exit the King Nicholas Martin Guard
Pamela Payton-Wright Juliette
Richard Woods Doctor
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Opening Night Production Credits

Eugene Ionesco Eugene Ionesco Writer
  Donald Watson Translator
  Ellis Rabb Director
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Scenic Design
  Nancy Potts Costume Design
  James Tilton Lighting Design
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