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Golda    a partial portrait

Morosco Theatre, (11/14/1977 - 2/16/1978)
First Preview: Nov 02, 1977 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Nov 14, 1977    
Closing Date: Feb 16, 1978 Total Performances: 93

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Israel, 1931, 1968, 1973. Kiev, 1903. Amman, 1948. Milwaukee, 1915. Chicago, 1948. Cyprus, 1947.
Comments: "Golda" was on hiatus 2/1/1978 through 2/10/1978 due to Anne Bancroft's illness.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Regency Organization, Ltd. (Irwin Meyer; Stephen R. Friedman; Lester Osterman)
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Philip Langner, Armina Marshall, Marilyn Langner: Directors)
Written by William Gibson
Directed by Arthur Penn
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Projection Design by Jules Fisher; Visuals by Lucie D. Grosvenor; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland and Marlies Termine-Vallant; Make-Up Design by Bob Laden
General Manager: Victor Samrock
Stage Manager: Wayne Carson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Peter Dowling
Press Representative: Joe Wolhandler; Casting: Terry Fay; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Cast
Anne Bancroft
Golda Meir
Eric Booth
Body Guard
Arab
Adolescent Grandson
T.V. Crew
Cabinet Member
D. P.
Michael Brown
Grandson
D. P.
Phillip Cates
Arab
Adolescent Grandson
T.V. Crew
Army Messenger
D. P.
Frances Chaney
Sarile
Mother
D. P.
Harry Davis
Galili
D. P.
Josh Freund
Gideon
Modke
Alice Golembo
Sister
Arab Woman
Adolescent Grandchild
American Girl
D. P.
Ernest Graves
"Arab" Escort
Bar-Lev
Chaim
D. P.
Sam Gray
King Abdullah
Ben-Gurion
"B. G."
Religious Minister
D. P.
Ben Hammer
Dayan
Moshe
D. P.
Gerald Hiken
Morris
D. P.
David C. Jones
D. P.
Israeli Citizen
Richard Kuss
Lior
Father
American
D. P.
Cabinet Member
Nicholas La Padula
Elazar
"Dado"
D. P.
Robert Levine
D. P.
Israeli Citizen
Justine Litchman
Golda as Child
Sarile as Child
Ruthie
Zack Matalon
Dinitz
Simcha
D. P.
Cabinet Member
Vivian Nathan
Lou
D. P.
Corinne Neuchateau
Arab Woman
Clara as Young Girl
D. P.
Glenn Scarpelli
Menachem as a Boy
Nahum
Sam Schacht
Cabinet Member
T.V. Interviewer
British Commandant
Bearded Man
Rebecca Schull
Clara
D. P.
James Tolkan
Allon
Menachem
D. P.
Judy Unger
D. P.
Standby: Tresa Hughes (Golda Meir)
Understudies: Michael Brown (Gideon, Menachem as a Boy, Modke, Nahum), Gene Gross (Allon, Bar-Lev, Ben-Gurion, Dinitz, Elazar, Lior), David C. Jones ("Arab" Escort, Cabinet Member, King Abdullah), Robert Levine (American, Bearded Man, Cabinet Member, Menachem, Morris), Corinne Neuchateau (Adolescent Grandchild, American Girl), Rebecca Schull (Lou, Mother, Sarile) and Judy Unger (Golda as Child, Ruthie, Sarile as Child)
Tony Award®
1978 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Anne Bancroft
   
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