First Monday in October

Play - Original

Majestic Theatre (October 03, 1978 - November 12, 1978)
ANTA Playhouse (November 14, 1978 - December 09, 1978)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: September 19, 1978
  • Opening Date: October 3, 1978
  • Closing Date: December 9, 1978
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 79

Playwright: Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee


Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee's play imagines the first woman appointed as a Supreme Court judge as a conservative who attracts the most liberal member of the Court despite her politics.


Opening Night Cast

Jane Alexander in First Monday in October Jane Alexander Judge Ruth Loomis
Henry Fonda Associate Justice Daniel Snow
Larry Gates Chief Justice James Jefferson Crawford
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Opening Night Production Credits

Jerome Lawrence Jerome Lawrence Writer
  Robert E. Lee Writer
  Edwin Sherin Director
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
  Suzanne Salter Press Representative
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Actress in a Play Jane Alexander Nominee
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