The Captains and the Kings

Play - Original

Playhouse Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 2, 1962
  • Closing Date: January 6, 1962
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 7

Playwright: Leo Lieberman


A Naval captain struggles to introduce nuclear-powered submarines, despite complications involving his son, in Leo Lieberman's play, said to be based on Admiral Hyman G. Rickover.


Opening Night Cast

Dana Andrews Richard Kohner
Joseph Campanella Carl Romano
Stephen Chase Admiral Benton
Alexander Clark, Jr. Admiral Hall
Lee Grant Rose Collins
Peter Graves Joe Bradley
Robert Kenneally Lt. Endicott
Gavin MacLeod Harry Locke
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Leo Lieberman Writer
  Joseph Anthony Director
  James Trittipo Scenic Design
  James Trittipo Costume Design
  James Trittipo Lighting Design
  Karl N. Bernstein Press Representative
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