King Henry VIII

Play - Revival

International Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 6, 1946
  • Closing Date: February 21, 1947
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 40

Playwright: William Shakespeare


King Henry VIII of England's decision to divorce Katharine of Aragon and marry Anne Boleyn, in defiance of the Roman Catholic Church, is supported by Cardinal Wolsey, who later regrets his decision, in William Shakespeare's play.


Opening Night Cast

Don Allen Ensemble
Emery Battis Sir Thomas Lovell
John C. Becher Lord Sands
John Behney Ensemble
Philip Bourneuf The Prologue
First Chronicler
Angus Cairns Lord Chamberlain
Michel Corhan Ensemble
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Margaret Webster Staging
  Felicia Sorel Choreographer
  David Ffolkes Scenic Design
  David Ffolkes Costume Design
  John Yorke General Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1946 - 1947

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1947 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) David Ffolkes Winner
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