Farrand, Haliday Take Lead Roles In HTW's Troilus

Casting for "Troilus and Cressida" forthcoming production of the Harvard Theater Workshop, was completed yesterday, Jerome T. Kilty '50, HTW president, has announced.

The play will run at the Brattle Theater from December 8 to 18.

Bryant Haliday '48, who played Prince Hal in the Workshop's version of Henry IV, has been cast in the role of Troilus. Miss Jan Farrand, member of the Cambridge Summer Theater, will play Cressida.

The rest of the cast includes: Albert Marre 2G as Thersites; Kilty as Ulysses; Thayer David as Pandarus; Robert Fletcher '48 as Hector; William West '50 as Achilles; Jeanne Tufts as Cassandra, and Barbara Laughten as Helen.

Both Marre and Kilty have acted abroad and in this country, while David has been in all of the Workshop productions and participated in the Cambridge Summer Playhouse. Fletcher played a feature role in the Broadway production of Elmer Rice's "Dream Girl."


Peter Temple will direct the play and Fletcher has designed both the sets and the costumes.