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Gideon   

 
Plymouth Theatre, (11/09/1961 - 6/02/1962)
First Preview: Nov 08, 1961 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Nov 09, 1961    
Closing Date: Jun 02, 1962 Total Performances: 236

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1100 B.C. The tent of Joash; a hill at Harod; near the ford at Beth Barah; near the city of Succoth.



Production Staff
Produced by Fred Coe and Arthur Cantor; Produced in association with Carnegie Productions, Inc.
Written by Paddy Chayefsky
Directed by Tyrone Guthrie
Scenic Design by David Hays; Costume Design by Domingo A. Rodriguez; Lighting Design by David Hays
General Manager: Joseph Harris; Company Manager: Al Jones
Production Stage Manager: Porter Van Zandt; Stage Manager: George Thorn and Ken Costigan
Assistant to the Director: Jack Merigold; Press Representative: Gertrude Kirschner and Tony Geiss; Folk melodies and dance movement by Meir Ovadia; Press Assistant: Violet Welles
Cast
Douglas CampbellGideon
Fredric MarchAngel
Eric BerryShillem
Lorraine EgyptOrpah
David HooksJahleel
Ozni
Mitchell JasonJoash
Victor KilianAbimelech
Marc LenardMalchiel
Alan MansonHezekiah
Florence AnglinWoman of Manasseh and Succoth
Anna BergerWoman of Manasseh and Succoth
Alan BergmannZebah
Bernard ChesslerSoldier
Martin GarnerHelek
Bathsheba GarnettWoman of Manasseh and Succoth
Edward K. HolmesShethulah
Tom KlunisSoldier
Gubi MannWoman of Manasseh and Succoth
Paul MarinZalmunna
Amnon MeskinSoldier
Meir OvadiaSoldier
George SegalPurah
Ilene TemaWoman of Manasseh and Succoth
Robert WeissJether
Understudies: Alan Bergmann (Malchiel), Bernard Chessler (Helek, Purah), Martin Garner (Ozni), David Hooks (Angel), Victor Kilian (Shillem), Tom Klunis (Shethulah, Zalmunna), Paul Marin (Hezekiah, Joash), Aharon Meskin (Jahleel, Zebah), Amnon Meskin (Abimelech), George Segal (Gideon) and Ilene Tema (Orpah)
Tony Award®
 1962 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Paddy Chayefsky ;  Produced by Fred Coe and Arthur Cantor
 1962 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Fredric March
 1962 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Tyrone Guthrie
 1962 Best Producer of a Play [nominee] 
  Fred Coe
 1962 Best Producer of a Play [nominee] 
  Arthur Cantor