Plays

Printer Friendly

That Lady

A Romantic Drama

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Kate O'Brien 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Kate O'Brien 

  • Setting

    16th-century Spain

  • Synopsis

    Adaptation of Kate O'Brien's novel of the same name, based on the life of Ana de Mendoza, a Spanish aristocrat and renowned beauty.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    12

  • Cast Size Female

    5

  • Cast Notes

    Doubling of some roles possible

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    22 November 1949

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Katharine Cornell.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Al Hirschfeld Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Venue was called the Martin Beck Theatre when That Lady premiered there.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    An Irish production starring Shelah Richards was staged at the Gaiety in June, 1951.

Original Cast  
Ana de Mendoza Katharine Cornell
Phillip II, King of Spain Henry Daniell
Cardinal Gaspar de Quiroga Henry Stephenson
Juan De Escovedo Joseph Wiseman
Production Team  
Director Guthrie McClintic

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    David Higham Associates Limited

  • Address

    5-8 Lower John Street, Golden Square,
    London W1F 9HA
    England

  • Phone

    44 - 20 - 7437 7888

SOURCE OF INFORMATION