"The Great White Hope"

 

Broadway Play

 

Original

 

Role
Actor

Age

Jack Jefferson

James Earl Jones

38

 

 

Award

 

1969

Tony Award-Best Actor In A Play-Winner
Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance-Winner

 

Role
Actor

Age

Eleanor Bachman

Jane Alexander

30

 

 

Award

 

1969

Tony Award-Best Featured Actress In A Play-Winner
Drama Desk Award Outstanding Performance-Winner
Theatre World Award-Winner