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Gideon   

 
Plymouth Theatre , (11/09/1961 - 6/02/1962)
First Preview:Nov 08, 1961 Total Previews:2
Opening Date:Nov 09, 1961   
Closing Date:Jun 02, 1962 Total Performances:236

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1100 B.C. The tent of Joash; a hill at Harod; near the ford at Beth Barah; near the city of Succoth.


Production Staff
Produced by Fred Coe and Arthur Cantor; Produced in association with Carnegie Productions, Inc.
Written by Paddy Chayefsky
Directed by Tyrone Guthrie
Scenic Design by David Hays; Costume Design by Domingo A. Rodriguez; Lighting Design by David Hays
General Manager: Joseph Harris; Company Manager: Al Jones
Production Stage Manager: Porter Van Zandt; Stage Manager: George Thorn and Ken Costigan
Assistant to the Director: Jack Merigold; Press Representative: Gertrude Kirschner and Tony Geiss; Folk melodies and dance movement by Meir Ovadia; Press Assistant: Violet Welles
Cast
Douglas Campbell Gideon
Fredric March Angel
Eric Berry Shillem
Lorraine Egypt Orpah
David Hooks Jahleel
Ozni
Mitchell Jason Joash
Victor Kilian Abimelech
Marc Lenard Malchiel
Alan Manson Hezekiah
Florence Anglin Woman of Manasseh and Succoth
Anna Berger Woman of Manasseh and Succoth
Alan Bergmann Zebah
Bernard Chessler Soldier
Martin Garner Helek
Bathsheba Garnett Woman of Manasseh and Succoth
Edward K. Holmes Shethulah
Tom Klunis Soldier
Gubi Mann Woman of Manasseh and Succoth
Paul Marin Zalmunna
Amnon Meskin Soldier
Meir Ovadia Soldier
George Segal Purah
Ilene Tema Woman of Manasseh and Succoth
Robert Weiss Jether
Understudies: Alan Bergmann (Malchiel), Bernard Chessler (Helek, Purah), Martin Garner (Ozni), David Hooks (Angel), Victor Kilian (Shillem), Tom Klunis (Shethulah, Zalmunna), Paul Marin (Hezekiah, Joash), Aharon Meskin (Jahleel, Zebah), Amnon Meskin (Abimelech), George Segal (Gideon) and Ilene Tema (Orpah)
Tony Award®
 1962 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Paddy Chayefsky; Produced by Fred Coe and Arthur Cantor
 1962 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Fredric March
 1962 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Tyrone Guthrie
 1962 Best Producer of a Play [nominee]
Fred Coe
 1962 Best Producer of a Play [nominee]
Arthur Cantor