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Medea   

National Theatre, (10/20/1947 - 12/14/1947)
Royale Theatre, (12/15/1947 - 5/15/1948)
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Opening Date: Oct 20, 1947    
Closing Date: May 15, 1948 Total Performances: 214

Category: Play, Drama, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In front of Medea's house in Corinth.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert Whitehead and Oliver Rea
Written by Euripides; Book adapted by Robinson Jeffers; Incidental music by Tibor Serly
Directed by John Gielgud
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards; Costume Design by Castillo; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
Business Manager: Edward Choate; Company Manager: Thomas V. Bodkin
Stage Manager: Jean Barrere; Assistant Stage Mgr: Ben Morse
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Barry Hyams; Production Associate: Virginia Bolen; Assistant to the Director: Paul Morrison; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Judith Anderson
Medea
John Gielgud
Jason
chief of the Argonauts
Florence Reed
Nurse
Richard Boone
Soldier
Jon Dawson
Soldier
Martha Downes
Attendant to Medea
Hugh Franklin
Aegeus
king of Athens
Kathryn Grill
Second Woman of Corinth
Albert Hecht
Creon
ruler of Corinth
Richard Hylton
Jason's Slave
Gene Lee
Child
Dennis McCarthy
Soldier
Don McHenry
Tutor
Grace Mills
First Woman of Corinth
Ben Morse
Soldier
Peter Moss
Child
Bobby Nick
Child
Marian Seldes
Attendant to Medea
Leone Wilson
Third Woman of Corinth
Tony Award®
winner 1948 Best Actress in a Play [winner]
Judith Anderson
   
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