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  • (1951 - 1967) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1951) Stage Play: King Richard II (1951). Historical drama (revival).
  • (1951) Stage Play: The Taming of the Shrew. Comedy (revival).
  • (1957) Stage Play: Look Homeward, Angel. Drama. Written by Ketti Frings. Based on the novel by Thomas Wolfe. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Motley. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Hair Design by Ernest Adler. Directed by George Roy Hill. Ethel Barrymore Theatre (moved to The 54th Street Theatre 9 Mar 1959- close): 28 Nov 1959- 4 Apr 1959 (564 performances). Cast: Hugh Griffith (as "W.O. Gant"), Anthony Perkins (as "Eugene Gant"), Jo Van Fleet (as "Eliza Gant"), Arthur Hill (as "Ben Gant"), Frances Hyland (as "Laura James"), Joseph Bernard, Clifford Cothren, Mary Farrell, Julia Johnston, Victor Kilian (as "Dr. McGuire"), Elizabeth Lawrence, Dwight Marfield, Rosemary Murphy, Bibi Osterwald (as "Madame Elizabeth"), Tom Flatley Reynolds, Jack Sheehan, Leonard Stone (as "Hugh Barton"), Arthur Storch (as "Luke Gant"), Florence Sundstrom (as "Mrs. Marie "Fatty" Pert"), Susan Torrey. Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden and Theatre 200, Inc. Note: Won 1958 Pulitzer Prize for Drama (Ketti Frings). Major Broadway hit.
  • (1959) Stage Play: The Gang's All Here (1959).
  • (1960) Stage Play: Greenwillow. Musical comedy. Book by Lesser Samuels and Frank Loesser. Based on the novel by B.J. Chute. Music by Frank Loesser. Lyrics by Frank Loesser. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Musical Director: Abba Bogin. Scenic Design by Peter Larkin. Directed by George Roy Hill. Alvin Theatre: 8 Mar 1960- 28 May 1960 (97 performances). Cast: Anthony Perkins (as "Gideon Briggs"), William Chapman (as "Reverend Lapp"), Cecil Kellaway (as "Reverend Birdsong"), Pert Kelton (as "Gramma Briggs"), Ellen McCown (as "Dorrie Whitbred"), Kenny Adams (as "Singing Ensemble"), Jere Admire (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Don Atkinson (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Estelle Aza (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Betsy Bridge (as "Singing Ensemble"), Lynn Brinker (as "Martha Briggs"), Lee Cass (as "Thomas Clegg"), Joan Coddington (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Saralou Cooper (as "Emma"), Grover Dale (as "Andrew"), Dortha Duckworth (as "Clara Clegg"), Ethelyne Dunfee (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Richard Englund (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Marie Foster (as "Mrs. Lunny/Singing Ensemble"), Rico Froehlich (as "Singing Ensemble"), David Gold (as "Will/Dancing Ensemble"), Russell Goodwin (as "Singing Ensemble"), Margery Gray (as "Nell/Dancing Ensemble"), Mickey Gunnerson (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Brenda Harris (as "Sheby Briggs"), Jordon Howard (as "Mr. Preebs/Singing Ensemble"), Patsi King (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Jack Leigh (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Bruce MacKay (as "Amos Briggs"), John Megna (as "Jabez Briggs"), Marian Mercer (as "Singing Ensemble"), Carl Nicholas (as "Singing Ensemble"), Thomas Norden (as "Young Churchgoer"), Virginia Oswald (as "Singing Ensemble"), Bob Roman (as "Singing Ensemble"), Elaine Swann (as "Maidy"), Shelia Swenson (as "Singing Ensemble"), Maggie Task (as "Mrs. Hasty/Singing Ensemble"), Karen Thorsell (as "Singing Ensemble"), Ian Tucker (as "Micah Briggs"), Nancy Van Rhein (as "Dancing Ensemble"), Jimmy White (as "Dancing Ensemble"). Understudies: Grover Dale (as "Gideon Briggs"), Marie Foster (as "Clara Clegg/Gramma Briggs"), Rico Froehlich (as "Reverend Lapp"), Edmund Gaynes (as "Micah Briggs"), Russell Goodwin (as "Amos Briggs"), Jordon Howard (as "Thomas Clegg"), Patsi King (as "Nell"), Jack Leigh (as "Will"), Ralph Linn (as "Andrew"), Ave Marie Megna (as "Sheby Briggs"), Marian Mercer (as "Emma/Maidy"), Thomas Norden (as "Jabez Briggs"), Clarence Nordstrom (as "Reverend Birdsong"), Virginia Oswald (as "Mrs. Hasty"), Bob Roman (as "Mr. Preebs"), Maggie Task (as "Martha Briggs") and Karen Thorsell (as "Dorrie Whitbred"). Produced by Robert A. Willey. Produced in association with Frank Productions Inc.
  • (1960) Stage Play: Period of Adjustment. Written by Tennessee Williams. Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by George Roy Hill. Helen Hayes Theatre: 10 May 1960- 4 Mar 1961 (132 performances + 2 previews). Cast: Barbara Baxley (as "Isabel Haverstick"), James Daly, Robert Webber, Lester Mack, Rosemary Murphy (as "Dorothea Bates"), Nancy Pollock (as "Mrs. McGillicuddy"), Helen Martin (as "Maude Carter"), Charles McDaniel (as "Police Officer"). Understudies: Esther Benson (as "Dorothea Bates/Mrs. McGillicuddy"), Arthur Marlowe (as "Mr. McGillicuddy/Police Officer"), Charles McDaniel (as "George Haverstick/Ralph Bates") and Ann Wedgeworth (as "Isabel Haverstick"). Produced by Cheryl Crawford. Note: Filmed by Marten Pictures [distributed by MGM] as Period of Adjustment (1962).
  • (1967) Stage Play: Henry, Sweet Henry. Musical. Music by Bob Merrill. Lyrics by Bob Merrill. Book by Nunnally Johnson. Based on the novel "The World of Henry Orient" by Nora Johnson. Musical Director: Shepard Coleman. Vocal arrangements by Shepard Coleman. Music orchestrated by Eddie Sauter; Dance arrangements by William Goldenberg and Marvin Hamlisch. Directed by George Roy Hill [final Broadway credit]. Palace Theatre: 23 Oct 1967- 31 Dec 1967 (80 performances + 12 previews). Cast: Don Ameche (as "Henry Orient"), Robert Avian, Barbara Beck, Chris Bocchino, Milo Boulton, Gerard Brentte, Carol Bruce (as "Mrs. Boyd"), Gene Castle, Lori Cesar, Paul Charles, Robert Fitch, Terry Forman, Marvin Goodis, Robert Iscove, Joyce James, Neil Jones, Maryann Kerrick, Louise Lasser (as "Stella"), Baayork Lee, Priscilla Lopez, Lee Lund, Joe Mazzello, Kim Milford, John Mineo, Laried Montgomery, George NeJame, Gina Page, Alice Playten, Charles Rule, Julie Sargant, Julie Sargent, Ilene Schatz, Neva Small, Mary Ann Snow, Joy Stark, K.C. Townsend, Rebecca Urich, Trudy Wallace, Robin Wilson, Craig Wineline, Pia Zadora (as "Norton School Student"). Produced by Edward Specter Productions, Inc. and Norman Twain. Associate Producer: Joseph H. Shoctor.

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