Two for the Seesaw. Drama. Written by William Gibson
. Scenic Design by George Jenkins. Costume Design by Virginia Volland. General Press Representative: Arthur Cantor
. Directed by Arthur Penn
. Booth Theatre: 16 Jan 1958- 31 Oct 1959 (750 performances). Cast: Henry Fonda
(as "Jerry Ryan"), Anne Bancroft
(as "Gittel Mosca") [...
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[Following his wife's death] Writers go bad when the angels desert them. Dylan Thomas
was a marvelous poet and drank himself to death. Somewhere along the way the angel deserted him. An angel has left me too, but the writing angel is still with me.
Won two Tony Awards in 1960 for "The Miracle Worker:" as Best Author (Dramatic) and as author of the Best Play winner. He was also nominated two other times: in 1958 as author of Best Play nominee "Two for the Seesaw," and in 1965 as co-author, with Clifford Odets
, of the book for Best Musical nominee "Golden Boy."