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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