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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.

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 Bancroft Golda Meir
Eric Booth Body Guard
Adolescent Grandson
T.V. Crew
Cabinet Member
D. P.
Michael Brown Grandson
D. P.
Phillip Cates Arab
Adolescent Grandson
T.V. Crew
Army Messenger
D. P.
Frances Chaney Sarile
D. P.
Harry Davis Galili
D. P.
Josh Freund Gideon
Alice Golembo Sister
Arab Woman
Adolescent Grandchild
American Girl
D. P.
Ernest Graves "Arab" Escort
D. P.
Sam Gray King Abdullah
"B. G."
Religious Minister
D. P.
Ben Hammer Dayan
D. P.
Gerald Hiken Morris
D. P.
David C. Jones D. P.
Israeli Citizen
Richard Kuss Lior
D. P.
Cabinet Member
Nicholas La Padula Elazar
D. P.
Robert Levine D. P.
Israeli Citizen
Justine Litchman Golda as Child
Sarile as Child
Zack Matalon Dinitz
D. P.
Cabinet Member
Vivian Nathan Lou
D. P.
Corinne Neuchateau Arab Woman
Clara as Young Girl
D. P.
Glenn Scarpelli Menachem as a Boy
Sam Schacht Cabinet Member
T.V. Interviewer
British Commandant
Bearded Man
Rebecca Schull Clara
D. P.
James Tolkan Allon
D. P.
Judy Unger D. 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