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Medea   

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

Category: Play, Drama, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: 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