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Medea   

Cort Theatre, (5/02/1982 - 6/27/1982)
First Preview: Apr 27, 1982 Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: May 02, 1982    
Closing Date: Jun 27, 1982 Total Performances: 65

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


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced by arrangement with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Bunny Austin and Warren Austin
Written by Euripides; Freely adapted by Robinson Jeffers; Incidental music by David Amram
Directed by Robert Whitehead
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Sound Design by David Amram; Make-Up Advisor: Margaret Sunshine
General Manager: Max Allentuck; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Alecia Parker
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: Stephen Nasuta
General Press Representative: David Powers; Casting: Terry Fay; Press Representative: Barbara Carroll and Tom Trenkle; Production Photographer: Jack Buxbaum
Cast
Zoe Caldwell
Medea
Judith Anderson
Nurse
Mitchell Ryan
Jason
chief of the Argonauts
Peter Brandon
Aegeus
king of Athens
Wayne Carson
Attendant to Jason
Lucien Douglas
Jason's Slave
Pauline Flanagan
First Woman of Corinth
Christopher Garvin
Child
Jason Kimmell
Child
Emily King
Handmaiden
Amy Lovell
Handmaiden
Don McHenry
Tutor
Harriet Nichols
Second Woman of Corinth
Giulia Pagano
Third Woman of Corinth
Ralph Roberts
Attendant to Jason
Paul Sparer
Creon
ruler of Corinth
Standby: Peter Brandon (Jason), Wayne Carson (Aegeus, Creon, Jason's Slave), Stephen Garvin (Child), Emily King (Third Woman of Corinth), Barbara Lester (First Woman of Corinth, Nurse), Amy Lovell (Second Woman of Corinth), Giulia Pagano (Medea) and Ralph Roberts (Tutor)
Tony Award®
winner 1982 Best Actress in a Play [winner]
Zoe Caldwell
1982 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Judith Anderson
1982 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Ben Edwards
1982 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Jane Greenwood
1982 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Martin Aronstein
1982 Reproduction (Play or Musical) [nominee]
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced by arrangement with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Bunny Austin and Warren Austin
Drama Desk Award
winner 1982 Outstanding Actress in a Play [winner]
Zoe Caldwell
1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Pauline Flanagan