Face of a Hero

Play - Original

Eugene O'Neill Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 19, 1960
  • Opening Date: October 20, 1960
  • Closing Date: November 19, 1960
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 36

Playwright: Robert L. Joseph


A white Southern prosecutor knowingly convicts an innocent suspect and becomes a hero of justice, with only a black secretary knowing about the evidence he suppressed.


Opening Night Cast

Ed Asner in Face of a Hero Ed Asner Perry Cates
Betsy Blair Catherine Polle
Russell Collins Victor Bishop
Carlton Colyer Gordon
Frank Conroy Phillip Milliard
Albert Dekker Leo Fuller
Sandy Dennis Millicent Bishop
James Donald Simon De Grange
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Robert L. Joseph Writer
  Alexander Mackendrick Director
  Ben Edwards Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
  Ben Edwards Lighting Design
  Harvey B. Sabinson Press Representative
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