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Medea   

 
Cort Theatre , (5/02/1982 - 6/27/1982)
First Preview:Apr 27, 1982 Total Previews:8
Opening Date:May 02, 1982   
Closing Date:Jun 27, 1982 Total Performances:65

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


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced by arrangement with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Bunny Austin and Warren Austin
Written by Euripides; Freely adapted by Robinson Jeffers; Incidental music by David Amram
Directed by Robert Whitehead
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Sound Design by David Amram; Make-Up Advisor: Margaret Sunshine
General Manager: Max Allentuck; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Alecia Parker
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: Stephen Nasuta
General Press Representative: David Powers; Casting: Terry Fay; Press Representative: Barbara Carroll and Tom Trenkle; Production Photographer: Jack Buxbaum
Cast
Zoe Caldwell Medea
Judith Anderson Nurse
Mitchell Ryan Jason
chief of the Argonauts
Peter Brandon Aegeus
king of Athens
Wayne Carson Attendant to Jason
Lucien Douglas Jason's Slave
Pauline Flanagan First Woman of Corinth
Christopher Garvin Child
Jason Kimmell Child
Emily King Handmaiden
Amy Lovell Handmaiden
Don McHenry Tutor
Harriet Nichols Second Woman of Corinth
Giulia Pagano Third Woman of Corinth
Ralph Roberts Attendant to Jason
Paul Sparer Creon
ruler of Corinth
Standbys: Peter Brandon (Jason), Wayne Carson (Aegeus, Creon, Jason's Slave), Stephen Garvin (Child), Emily King (Third Woman of Corinth), Barbara Lester (First Woman of Corinth, Nurse), Amy Lovell (Second Woman of Corinth), Giulia Pagano (Medea) and Ralph Roberts (Tutor)
Tony Award®
winner 1982 Best Actress in a Play [winner]
Zoe Caldwell
 1982 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Judith Anderson
 1982 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Ben Edwards
 1982 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Jane Greenwood
 1982 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Martin Aronstein
 1982 Reproduction (Play or Musical) [nominee]
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced by arrangement with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Bunny Austin and Warren Austin
Drama Desk Award
winner 1982 Outstanding Actress in a Play [winner]
Zoe Caldwell
 1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Pauline Flanagan