Two for the Seesaw

Drama - Original

Booth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 16, 1958
  • Closing Date: October 31, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 750

Playwright: William Gibson


A Nebraska lawyer moves to New York to escape his marriage and has a brief but passionate affair with an eccentric dancer.


Opening Night Cast

Henry Fonda Jerry Ryan
Anne Bancroft in Two for the Seesaw Anne Bancroft Gittel Mosca
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Gibson William Gibson Writer
Arthur Penn Arthur Penn Director
  George Jenkins Scenic Design
  Virginia Volland Costume Design
  George Jenkins Lighting Design
  Joseph Harris General Manager
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1958 Theatre World Award Anne Bancroft Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1958 Direction (pre-1960) Arthur Penn Nominee
1958 Featured Actress in a Play Anne Bancroft Winner
1958 Play   Nominee
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