An Evening with Richard Nixon and...

Comedy - Original

Shubert Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 18, 1972
  • Opening Date: April 30, 1972
  • Closing Date: May 13, 1972
  • Previews: 14
  • Performances: 16

Playwright: Gore Vidal


Gore Vidal's political satire is based on President Richard Nixon's actual statements, presenting him as the latest in a line of imperialist American politicians.


Opening Night Cast

Maureen Anderman in An Evening with Richard Nixon and... Maureen Anderman Gloria Steinem
Evelyn Dorn
Henrietta Schockney
Humbert Allen Astredo Con
Robert Blackburn Gov. Pat Brown
Sam Rayburn
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Opening Night Production Credits

Gore Vidal Gore Vidal Writer
  Edwin Sherin Director
  William Ritman Scenic Design
  Joseph G. Aulisi Costume Design
  H. R. Poindexter Lighting Design
  Jack Shearing Sound Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Outstanding Performance George S. Irving Winner
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