A humble ancient farmer is visited by an angel who must convince him that he is Jehovah before exhorting and leading him to fight the Midianites that are threatening the Israelites. Gideon, the farmer, wins the war but ultimately takes credit for the victory himself, refusing to share it with God.
  • Playwright: Paddy Chayefsky
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New York Drama Critics' Circle
1962 Best American Play Nominee
Tony Award
1962 Actor in a Play Nominee
1962 Direction of a Play Nominee
1962 Play Nominee
1962 Producer of a Play Nominee