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Morosco Theatre, (11/14/1977 - 2/16/1978)
First Preview: Nov 02, 1977 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Nov 14, 1977    
Closing Date: Feb 16, 1978 Total Performances: 93

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Israel, 1931, 1968, 1973. Kiev, 1903. Amman, 1948. Milwaukee, 1915. Chicago, 1948. Cyprus, 1947.
Comments: "Golda" was on hiatus 2/1/1978 through 2/10/1978 due to Anne Bancroft's illness.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Regency Organization, Ltd. (Irwin Meyer; Stephen R. Friedman; Lester Osterman)
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Philip Langner, Armina Marshall, Marilyn Langner: Directors)
Written by William Gibson
Directed by Arthur Penn
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Projection Design by Jules Fisher; Visuals by Lucie D. Grosvenor; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland and Marlies Termine-Vallant; Make-Up Design by Bob Laden
General Manager: Victor Samrock
Stage Manager: Wayne Carson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Peter Dowling
Press Representative: Joe Wolhandler; Casting: Terry Fay; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Anne BancroftGolda Meir
Eric BoothBody Guard
Adolescent Grandson
T.V. Crew
Cabinet Member
D. P.
Michael BrownGrandson
D. P.
Phillip CatesArab
Adolescent Grandson
T.V. Crew
Army Messenger
D. P.
Frances ChaneySarile
D. P.
Harry DavisGalili
D. P.
Josh FreundGideon
Alice GolemboSister
Arab Woman
Adolescent Grandchild
American Girl
D. P.
Ernest Graves"Arab" Escort
D. P.
Sam GrayKing Abdullah
"B. G."
Religious Minister
D. P.
Ben HammerDayan
D. P.
Gerald HikenMorris
D. P.
David C. JonesD. P.
Israeli Citizen
Richard KussLior
D. P.
Cabinet Member
Nicholas La PadulaElazar
D. P.
Robert LevineD. P.
Israeli Citizen
Justine LitchmanGolda as Child
Sarile as Child
Zack MatalonDinitz
D. P.
Cabinet Member
Vivian NathanLou
D. P.
Corinne NeuchateauArab Woman
Clara as Young Girl
D. P.
Glenn ScarpelliMenachem as a Boy
Sam SchachtCabinet Member
T.V. Interviewer
British Commandant
Bearded Man
Rebecca SchullClara
D. P.
James TolkanAllon
D. P.
Judy UngerD. P.
Standby: Tresa Hughes (Golda Meir)
Understudies: Michael Brown (Gideon, Menachem as a Boy, Modke, Nahum), Gene Gross (Allon, Bar-Lev, Ben-Gurion, Dinitz, Elazar, Lior), David C. Jones ("Arab" Escort, Cabinet Member, King Abdullah), Robert Levine (American, Bearded Man, Cabinet Member, Menachem, Morris), Corinne Neuchateau (Adolescent Grandchild, American Girl), Rebecca Schull (Lou, Mother, Sarile) and Judy Unger (Golda as Child, Ruthie, Sarile as Child)
Tony Award®
 1978 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Anne Bancroft