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God's Favorite   

Eugene O'Neill Theatre, (12/11/1974 - 3/23/1975)
First Preview: Dec 03, 1974 Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: Dec 11, 1974    
Closing Date: Mar 23, 1975 Total Performances: 119

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Benjamin mansion on the North Shore of Long Island.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Nancy Enterprises, Inc.
Produced by Emanuel Azenberg and Eugene V. Wolsk
Written by Neil Simon
Directed by Michael Bennett; Assistant Director: Bob Avian
Scenic Design by William Ritman; Costume Design by Joseph G. Aulisi; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair Design by Howard Rodney; Assistant to Mr. Rittman: Carole Lee Carroll; Assistant to Miss Musser Richard Winkler; Assistant to Miss Rich: Ellie Heller
General Manager: Jose Véga; Company Manager: Martin Cohen; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Douglas C. Baker
Production Stage Manager: Tom Porter; Stage Manager: Philip Cusack; Production Supervisor: Tom Porter
General Press Representative: Solters / Sabinson / Roskin Inc.; Casting: Shirley Rich; Press Representative: Milly Schoenbaum and Bud Westman; Assistant Press Representative: Nini Finkelstein; Production Assistant: Helen Kira
Vincent GardeniaJoe Benjamin
Maria KarnilovaRose Benjamin
Charles Nelson ReillySidney Lipton
Laura EstermanSara Benjamin
Terry KiserDavid Benjamin
Nick LaTourMorris
Rosetta LeNoireMady
Lawrence John MossBen Benjamin
Standby: Ken Olfson (Ben Benjamin, Sidney Lipton)
Understudies: Jo Flores Chase (Rose Benjamin), Philip Cusack (David Benjamin), Richard Kuss (Joe Benjamin), Mary Rio Lewis (Mady), Philip Lindsay (Morris) and Ellen Ruskin (Sara Benjamin)
Tony Award®
 1975 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  William Ritman
Drama Desk Award
 1975 Outstanding Set Design [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by William Ritman