PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 11, 1958
Closing Date
Oct 24, 1959
Performances
364
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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Theatres
ANTA Playhouse
(Dec 11, 1958 - Oct 24, 1959)

Description
A play in two acts

Setting
A traveling circus which has been on the road for a long time.

Theatre Owned / Operated by ANTA, Inc.
Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr.; Associate Producer: Joseph I. Levine
Written by Archibald MacLeish; Music by David Amram
Directed by Elia Kazan
Production Designed by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Assistant to Mr. Aronson: Lisa Jalowetz; Assistant to Miss Ballard: Florence Klotz
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; Managing Director for the ANTA Theatre Louis A. Lotito
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Daniel S. Broun and Peter Hale; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Ragin
Press Representative: Ben Washer and Tom Trenkle; Advertising: Fred Golden
Mr. Zuss
Sarah
Bildad
Zophar
J. B.
First Roustabout
Mrs. Adams
Second Roustabout
Mrs. Murphy
Prompter
Jonathan
Mrs. Lesure
Girl
Mrs. Botticelli
Understudies: Lane Bradbury (Mary, Ruth, Rebecca, Girl), Ciri Jacobsen (Jolly), John Ragin (Nickles, Second Roustabout), Ford Rainey (J. B., Mr. Zuss), Herbert Ratner (Bildad, Zophar, Eliphaz, First Roustabout), Leora Thatcher (Mrs. Adams, Mrs. Botticelli, Mrs. Lesure, Mrs. Murphy) and Janet Ward (Sarah)

ANTA Playhouse (Dec 11, 1958 - Oct 24, 1959)

Cast

J. B.
Mrs. Botticelli
Second Roustabout
Jolly
First Roustabout
J. B.
Mr. Zuss
Understudies: Peter Hale (Nickles, First Roustabout), Pamela King (Mary, Ruth, Rebecca, Girl) and Elaine Martin (Jolly)

Tony Award®

Best Play

2020 Winner
Written by Archibald MacLeish
Produced by Alfred De Liagre, Jr.
 

Best Actor in Play

1959 Nominee
Christopher Plummer
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1959 Nominee
Nan Martin
 

Best Scenic Design

1959 Nominee
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson

Best Direction

2020 Winner
Directed by Elia Kazan

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1959 Winner
Written by Archibald MacLeish
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