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ANTA Playhouse, (12/11/1958 - 10/24/1959)
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Opening Date: Dec 11, 1958    
Closing Date: Oct 24, 1959 Total Performances: 364

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: A traveling circus which has been on the road for a long time.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by ANTA, Inc.
Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr.; Associate Producer: Joseph I. Levine
Written by Archibald MacLeish; Music by David Amram
Directed by Elia Kazan
Production Designed by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Assistant to Mr. Aronson: Lisa Jalowetz; Assistant to Miss Ballard: Florence Klotz
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; Managing Director for the ANTA Theatre Louis A. Lotito
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Daniel S. Broun and Peter Hale; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Ragin
Press Representative: Ben Washer and Tom Trenkle; Advertising: Fred Golden
Raymond MasseyMr. Zuss
Christopher PlummerNickles
Nan MartinSarah
Lane BradburyJolly
Bert ConwayBildad
Ivor FrancisZophar
Pat HingleJ. B.
Ciri JacobsonMary
Clifton JamesFirst Roustabout
Judith LowryMrs. Adams
Miriam Merry MartinRebecca
Arnold MerrittDavid
Candy MooreRuth
James OlsonSecond Roustabout
Laura PierpontMrs. Murphy
Ford RaineyPrompter
Jeffrey RowlandJonathan
Fay SappingtonMrs. Lesure
Andreas VoutsinasEliphaz
Janet WardGirl
Helen WatersMrs. Botticelli
Understudies: Lane Bradbury (Girl, Mary, Rebecca, Ruth), Ciri Jacobsen (Jolly), John Ragin (Nickles, Second Roustabout), Ford Rainey (J. B., Mr. Zuss), Herbert Ratner (Bildad, Eliphaz, First Roustabout, Zophar), Leora Thatcher (Mrs. Adams, Mrs. Botticelli, Mrs. Lesure, Mrs. Murphy) and Janet Ward (Sarah)
Tony Award®
winner 1959 Best Play [winner] 
 Written by Archibald MacLeish ;  Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr.
 1959 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Christopher Plummer
 1959 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Nan Martin
 1959 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Boris Aronson
winner 1959 Best Direction [winner] 
  Elia Kazan
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1959 for Drama [winner] 
 Written by Archibald MacLeish