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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: 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 AndersonMedea
John GielgudJason
chief of the Argonauts
Florence ReedNurse
Richard BooneSoldier
Jon DawsonSoldier
Martha DownesAttendant to Medea
Hugh FranklinAegeus
king of Athens
Kathryn GrillSecond Woman of Corinth
Albert HechtCreon
ruler of Corinth
Richard HyltonJason's Slave
Gene LeeChild
Dennis McCarthySoldier
Don McHenryTutor
Grace MillsFirst Woman of Corinth
Ben MorseSoldier
Peter MossChild
Bobby NickChild
Marian SeldesAttendant to Medea
Leone WilsonThird Woman of Corinth
Tony Award®
winner 1948 Best Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Judith Anderson