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Ring Round the Moon is a 1950 adaptation by the English dramatist Christopher Fry of Jean Anouilh's Invitation to the Castle (1947). Peter Brook commissioned Fry to adapt the play and the first production of Ring Round the Moon was given at the Globe Theatre. The production starred Paul Scofield, Claire Bloom and Margaret Rutherford.

Ring Round the Moon
Written byChristopher Fry
CharactersMadame Desmortes
Diana Messerschmann
Lady Dorothy India
Frédéric
Geraldine Capulet
Guy-Charles Romainville
Hugo
Isabelle
Joshua
Mother (Josephine)
Patrice Bombelles
Romuald Messerschmann
Place premieredGlobe Theatre
Original languageEnglish
GenreComedy
SettingA glamorous society ball in 1950s France
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Notable productionsEdit

Music was composed by Jason Carr, and Wayne McGregor was movement director. Lighting was designed by Mark Henderson, and sound was designed by Gregory Clarke.