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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 Gardenia
Joe Benjamin
Maria Karnilova
Rose Benjamin
Charles Nelson Reilly
Sidney Lipton
Laura Esterman
Sara Benjamin
Terry Kiser
David Benjamin
Nick LaTour
Rosetta LeNoire
Lawrence John Moss
Ben 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