The Saintliness of Margery Kempe

Name: York Playhouse
Address: 1187 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10021
Production Information
Opening date: February 3, 1959
Production Description
Based on the life of a Christian mystic, Margery Kempe, an Englishwoman who lived in the late 14th century.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
John Wulp Playwright
Richard Wernick Music
James Price Director
Robert Mitchell Set Designer
Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Designer
Nicola Cernovich Lighting Designer

Actor Role
Thomas Barbour Bishop Alnewyk
Mary Gower Mistress Prattle
James Graham Joseph Pinch
Gene Hackman John Kempe
James Harwood Rumsey Goodfellow
John Hawkins Master Aleyn
Sam Lloyd Peter Pounce/ John of Wyreham
George Maharis The Man In Black
Charles Nelson Reilly Virgin Cicero Tubbs/ Friar Bonadventure
Frances Sternhagen Margery Kempe
Hugh Whitfield The Friar
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