Will Geer Poster

Other Works

  • (1928) Stage: Appeared (as "Pistol"; Broadway debut) in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" on Broadway. Comedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Directed / produced by Harrison Grey Fiske. Knickerbocker Theatre: 19 Mar 1928-Apr 1928 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Rodolfo Badaloni (as "Dr. Cains"), Tracy Barrow (as "Bardolph"), France Bendtsen (as "Slender"), Lawrence H. Cecil (as "Francis Ford"), Hannam Clark (as "Sir Hugh Evans"), Horace Cooper (as "Nym"), Henrietta Crosman (as "Mistress Alice Ford"), Mrs.Harrison Grey Fiske (as "Mistress Margaret Page"), Eleanor Gordon (as "Dame Quickly"), Burford Hampden (as "Simple"), Ella Houghton (as "Bede"), George LeSoir (as "Rugby"), William C. Masson (as "Mine Host of the Garter"), Owen Meech (as "Shallow"), Henry Mowbray (as "Master George Page"), Rene Roberti (as "John"), Otis Skinner (as "Sir John Falstaff"), Virginia Smith (as "Robin"), Elaine Temple (as "Anne Page"), Mary Walsh (as "Cricket"), Geoffrey Wardwell (as "Master Fenton"), Boyd Zook (as "Robert").
  • (1933) Stage: Appeared in "Tobacco Road" on Broadway. Drama. NOTE: Geer took over the part of Jeeter Lester from Henry Hull in the Broadway stage version of Erskine Caldwell's novel "Tobacco Road," which set a then-record run of 3,281 performances between December 4, 1933 and May 31, 1941. It is still the longest running drama in Broadway history, and is surpassed only by "Life With Father" in the non-musical category.
  • (1935) Stage: Appeared (as "John Kirkland, Grandpap") in "Let Freedom Ring" on Broadway. Written by Albert Bein. From the novel "To Make My Bread" by Grace Lumpkin. Production Manager: Charles Friedman. Directed by Worthington Miner. Broadhurst Theatre (moved to The Civic Repertory Theatre from 1 Dec 1935-close): 6 Nov 1935-Feb 1935 (closing date unknown/108 performances). Cast: Richard Allen, Patricia Barker, Paula Bauersmith, Roger Blankenship, Isabel Bonner, Aldrich Bowker, Dorothy Brackett, Hubert Brown, Eric Burroughs, Norma Chambers, James Clairington, Edwin Cooper, Alvin Dexter, Charles Dingle, Lew Eckles (as "Jim Hawkins"), Tom Ewell (as "Small Hardy, a peddler" / "Young Frank Martin at 21"), Elvin Field, Toni Gilman (as "Mill Worker's Child"; Broadway debut), Dean Jenks, Roy Johnson, Philip Jones, Charles Jordan (as "Ed Allen"), Rose Keane, Fred Knight, Charles Kuhn (as "An Old Man"), Michael Lettice, Herbert Levin, June Meier, John O'Shaughnessy (as "A Representative"), Douglas Parkhurst, Mary Perry, Shirley Poirier, Robert Porterfield, Robert Reed, Edward Ryan Jr., Bigelow Sayre, Garland F. Smith, Leslie Stafford, Will Sterling, Lucille Strudwick, Shepperd Strudwick (as "John McClure"), George Oliver Taylor, Robert Thomsen, William Triest, Willson Tuttle, Frank Tweddell (as "Frank Martin"), Eric Walz, Herta Ware, Booth Whitfield, Norman Williams, Robert B. Williams. Produced by Albert Bein and Jack Goldsmith.
  • (1936) Stage: Appeared in "Bury the Dead" / "Prelude" [repertory production]. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 18 Apr 1936-Jul 1936 (closing date unknown/97 performances). "Bury the Dead": Written by Irwin Shaw [earliest Broadway credit]. Directed by Worthington Miner and Walter Hart. Cast: Jay Adler (as "Charlie"), Paula Bauersmith (as "Martha Webster"), France Bendsten (as "Second General"), Aldrich Bowker (as "First General"), Dorothy Brackett (as "First Whore"), Norma Chambers (as "Katherine Driscoll"), Edwin Cooper (as "Priest"), Will Geer (as "Reporter"), Samson Gordon (as "Rabbi"), Kathryn Grill (as "as "Bess Schelling"), William Hunter (as "A Voice"), Rose Keane (as "Joan"), Joseph A. Kramm (as "Third Soldier"), Gordon Nelson (as "Editor"), Neill O'Malley (as "Captain"), John O'Shaughnessy (as "First Soldier"), Douglas Parkhurst (as "Pvt. Dean"), Mary Perry (as "Mrs. Dean"), Robert Porterfield (as "Second Soldier"), David Sands (as "Pvt. Morgan"), James Shelburne (as "Pvt. Webster"), Garland F. Smith (as "Bevins"), Lesley Stafford (as "Julia Blake"), George Oliver Taylor (as "Third General"), Robert Thomsen (as "Pvt. Driscoll"), Bertram Thorn (as "Pvt. Levy"), Frank Tweddell (as "Pvt. Schelling"), Erik Walz (as "Doctor" / "Radio Announcer"), Herta Ware (as "Second Whore"), Booth Whitfield (as "Stenographer"), Robert Williams (as "Sergeant"), Joseph Wolff (as "Fourth Soldier"). Replacement actor: David Clarke. "Prelude": Dialogue arranged by J. Edward Shugrue and John O'Shaughnessy. Music arranged by Fred Stewart. Directed by Worthington Miner and Walter Hart. Cast: Jay Adler (as "Ensemble"), Paula Bauersmith (as "Ensemble"), France Bendsten (as "Ensemble"), Aldrich Bowker (as "Ensemble"), Dorothy Brackett (as "Ensemble"), Norma Chambers (as "Ensemble"), Edwin Cooper (as "Ensemble"), Zelda Cotton (as "Ensemble"), Will Geer (as "Poppy"), Samson Gordon (as "Ensemble"), Kathryn Grill (as "Ensemble"), William Hunter (as "Ensemble"), Rose Keane (as "Ensemble"), Joseph Kramm (as "Ensemble"), Gordon Nelson (as "Ensemble"), Neill O'Malley (as "Ensemble"), Douglas Parkhurst (as "Ensemble"), Mary Perry (as "Ensemble"), Robert Porterfield (as "Ensemble"), Anthony Ross (as "Ensemble"), David Sands (as "Ensemble"), James Shelburne (as "Ensemble"), Garland F. Smith (as "Ensemble"), Lesley Stafford (as "Ensemble"), Lucille Strudwick (as "Ensemble"), George Oliver Taylor (as "Ensemble"), Robert Thomsen (as "Blinky"), Bertram Thorn (as "Ensemble"), Frank Tweddell (as "Basket"), Erik Walz (as "Ensemble"), Herta Ware (as "Ensemble"), Sally Washington (as "Ensemble"), Booth Whitfield (as "Ensemble"), Robert Williams (as "Ensemble"), Joseph Wolff (as "Ensemble"). Entire production produced by Alexander Yokel.
  • (1936) Stage: Appeared (as "Farley Sprinkle") in "200 Were Chosen" on Broadway. Drama. Written by E.P. Conkle. 48th Street Theatre: 20 Nov 1936-Dec 1936 (closing date unknown/35 performances). Cast: Richard Allen, Paula Bauersmith (as "Jeannie Walters"), Ramon Blackburn, Royce Blackburn, Aldrich Bowker, Dorothy Brackett, Norma Chambers, William H. Chambers, David Clarke, Richard Fredericks, Kathryn Grill, Charles Jordan, Rose Keane, Edward Mann, Gordon Nelson, Neill O'Malley, John O'Shaughnessy, Douglas Parkhurst, Everett A. Perez, Robert Porterfield, Robert Reeves, Patricia Roe, Anthony Ross, Lesley Stafford, Fred Stewart (as "Herb Collins"), Lucille Strudwick, Bertram Thorn, Frank Tweddell (as "Per Solum"), Eric Walz, Herta Ware, Robert B. Williams. Produced by Sidney Harmon and The Actors Repertory Company.
  • (1937) Stage: Appeared (as "Mr.. Mooney") in "A House in the Country" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Melvin Levy. Scenic Design by P. Dodd Ackerman. Directed by Melville Burke. Vanderbilt Theatre: 11 Jan 1937-Jan 1937 (closing date unknown/7 performances). Cast: Leon Ames (as "Mac"), Teddy Bergman (as "Joe"), Elmer Brown (as "Bean"), Louise Campbell, Roy Gordon (as "Mr. Knox"), Alfred Herrick (as "Herman Sigafoos"), Puck Powers (as "President, Frankie's dog"), Tom Powers (as "Frankie Lotzgazel"), Fredrica Slemons (as "Gramma Alladay Lotzgazel"). Produced by Murray Jay Queen.
  • (1937) Stage: Appeared (as "Slim") in "Of Mice and Men" on Broadway. Drama. Written by John Steinbeck. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume production by John Hambleton. Technical assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Isaac Benesch. Directed by George S. Kaufman. Music Box Theatre: 23 Nov 1937-May 1938 (closing date unknown/207 performances). Cast: Walter Baldwin (as "Whit"), Sam Byrd (as "Curley"), Broderick Crawford (as "Lennie"), Thomas Findlay, Wallace Ford (as "George"), John F. Hamilton, Claire Luce (as "Curley's Wife"), Charles Slattery, Leigh Whipper (as "Crooks"). Produced by Sam Harris. NOTE: Filmed as Of Mice and Men (1939), Of Mice and Men (1992), Of Mice and Men (1981), Of Mice and Men (1968), Of Mice and Men (2015), Of Mice and Men (2013),
  • (1938) Stage: Appeared (as "Mr. Mister") in "The Cradle Will Rock" on Broadway. Musical/drama. Book by / directed by Marc Blitzstein. Windsor Theatre: 3 Jan 1938-Apr 1938 (closing date unknown/108 performances). Cast: John Adair (as "Harry Druggist"), Guido Alexander, Howard Bird, Marc Blitzstein, Billy Bodkins, Helen Carter, Robert Clark, Blanche Collins, Peggy Coudray, Howard Da Silva (as "Larry Foreman"), Alma Dixon, Abner Dorsey, George Fairchild, Dulce Mann, Robert Fransworth (as "Cop"), Edward Fuller, Lillia Hallums, Maynard Holmes (as "Junior Mister"), Larry Lauria, Frank Marvel, Charles Niemeyer, LeRoi Operti (as "President Prexy"), Geoffrey Powers, Ralph Ramson, Marian Rudley, Lucille Schly, Jules Schmidt, E. Sidney, George Smithfield, Olive Stanton, Bert Weston. Produced by Sam H. Grisman and The Mercury Theatre [Orson Welles].
  • (1938) Stage: Appeared (as "Semon Dye") in "Journeyman" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Alfred Hayes and Leon Alexander. Based on the novel by Erskine Caldwell. Scenic Design by Nat Karson. Directed by Erskine Caldwell and J. Edward Shugrue. Fulton Theatre: 29 Jan 1938-Mar 1938 (closing date unknown/41 performances). Cast: Ruth Abbott (as "Lorene"), Tommie Baker (as "Vearl"), Dorothy Brackett (as "Person in the Revival Scene"), Mossette Butler (as "Person in the Revival Scene"), Emerin Campbell (as "Person in the Revival Scene"), Helen Carter (as "Sugar"), David Clarke (as "Jack"), Helen Dortch (as "Person in the Revival Scene"), Charles Gordon (as "Person in the Revival Scene"), Agnes Ives (as "Person in the Revival Scene"), Charles Kennedy (as "Tom Rhodes"), John O'Shaughnessy (as "Pete"), Frank Phillips (as "Person in the Revival Scene"), Shirley Poirier (as "Fanny's Little Girl"), Eugenia Rawls (as "Dene Horey"), George Oliver (as "Taylor Ralph"), Raymond Van Sickle (as "Clay Horey"), Herta Ware (as "Person in the Revival Scene"), Frank Wilson (as "Hardy"), Lily Winton (as "Person in the Revival Scene"). Produced by Sam Byrd.
  • (1938) Stage: Appeared (as "Sen. Briggs") in "Washington Jitters" on Broadway. Written by John Boruff and Walter Hart, from a novel by Dalton Trumbo. Directed by Walter Hart and Worthington Miner. Guild Theatre: 2 May 1938-May 1938 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Dorothy Brackett (as "Tourist" / "Jenny Bronson"), Norma Chambers (as "Secretary" / "Hostess"), Kendall Clark (as "Jerry" / "Photographer), David Clarke (as "Guide" / "2nd Senator"/ "McGinty" / "Jed"), Edwin Cooper (as "1st Senator" / "A Sign-Painter"), Charles Gordon (as "Footman"), Kathryn Grill (as "Mrs. Nelson"), John Huntington (as "Footman"), Rose Keane (as "Miss Preston"), Forrest Orr (as "Hamilton Dill"), John O'Shaughnessy (as "Clerk" / "Sen. Ransom"), Douglas Parkhurst (as "Waiter" / "Waiter at Carleton"), Francis Pierlot (as "Sen. Marple"), Robert Porterfield (as "Sam Dawson"), Anthony Ross (as "Harvey Upp"), Harry Shannon (as "Mehafferty"), Helen Shields (as "Eula Keefer"), Lesley Stafford (as "Mrs. Dwight"), Fred Stewart (as "Henry Hogg"), George Taylor (as "Coward"), Robert Thomsen (as "Perigord"), Bertram Thorn (as "Congressman Fusser"), Erik Walz (as "Radio Announcer" / "Manager"). Produced by The Theatre Guild. Produced in association with The Actors Repertory Company.
  • (1938) Stage: Appeared (as "Jim in "I Married a Republican" / "W.S. Van Dyke" / "Mr. Speaker" / "Father" / "First Tycoon" / "Hitler") in "Sing Out the News" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek. Music / lyrics by Harold Rome. Sketches by Charles Friedman (also director). Uncredited book doctoring by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. Ballet music by Will Irwin. Musical Director: Max Meth. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Choreographed by Ned McGurn, Dave Gould and Charles Walters. "Peace and the Diplomat" staged by Charles Walters. Music Box Theatre: 24 Sep 1938-7 Jan 1939 (105 performances). Cast: June Allyson (as "Time-The Present" Performer" / "Class of 1938" / "Minstrels; Broadway debut), Bruce Barclay, John Barry, Add Bates, John Benton, Daisy Bernier, The Boys of Today, Ethel Brown, Lillyn Brown, Sibol Cain, Warren Coleman, Traverse Crawford, Fred Deming, Elizabeth Dozier, R. Dupler, Eleanor Eberle, Sally Ellis, Joey Faye, The Floradora Girls, Dorothy Fox, Miriam Franklin, Jane Fraser, Joel Friend, Chick Gagnon, Ortho Gaines, Ed Galloway, Rosalind Gordon, Ray Harrison, Ben Holmes, Richard Huey, Rex Ingram, Cecil Jackson, Georgia Jarvis, George Jones Jr., Gus Jones, Charles Lawrence, Kathryn Lazell, Thelma Lee, Carrington Lewis, Harry Lewis, Lewis and Van, James Lillard, Christina Lind, Leslie Litomy, Philip Loeb, Michael Loring, Henrietta Lovelace, Jimmy Lydon, Shirley Macy, Wanda Macy, Ginger Manners, Elizabeth McDowell, Estelle McDowell, Sadie McGill, Elmaurice Miller, Tomas Mitchell, Michael Moore, Fred Nay, B. Norris, Bernard Pearce, 'Jean Peters (I)', Jackie Petty, Burton Pierce, Ethel Remey, Bruce Rogers, Ben Ross, Hazel Scott, Hiram Sherman, Maude Simmons, Edwin Smith, Herbert Sumpter, Grant Thomas, Sonny Timmons, Allen Tinney, William Tinney, The Virginians, Ben Walles, Mary Jane Walsh, Howard Warriner, Clarence Wheeler, Madelyn White, Louie Williams, Lucille Williams, Musa Williams (as "Another Neighbor: One of These Fine Days" / "Guest: Man of the Year"), Mae Williamson, Maud Williamson, Lucille Wilson, Howard Woodford. Produced by Max Gordon, in association with George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.
  • (1941) Stage: Appeared (as "Forest Lockhart") in "The More the Merrier" on Broadway. Written by Frank Gabrielson and Irving Pincus. Scenic Design by Stewart Chaney. Directed by Otto Preminger. Cort Theatre: 15 Sep 1941-27 Sep 1941 (16 performances). Cast: James Albert, Frank Albertson (as "Daniel Finch"), John Barnes, Max Beck, Ralph W. Chambers (as "Fat Man"), Herbert Duffy, Lee Frederick, Robert Gray, Teddy Hart (as "Al Goblin"), Louis Hector, Dorrit Kelton (as "Miss Craig"), Grace McDonald (as "Bugs Saunders"; final Broadway role), John McKee, Doro Merande (as "Miss Hogben"), Millard Mitchell (as "Harry Scravvis"), Scott Moore, Mrs. Priestly Morrison, J.C. Nugent (as "Sen. Broderick"), Daniele Porise, Jack Riano, Guy Sampsel, Lucia Seger, G. Albert Smith (as "Doc Strube"), Jane Standish, Brenda Struck, Arnold Saint Subber (as "Young Man with a Radio"), Keenan Wynn (as "Joseph Dolma"). Produced by Otto Preminger and Norman Pincus.
  • (1942) Stage: Appeared (as "Doc Blossom") in "Johnny on a Spot" on Broadway. Comedy. Written / directed by Charles MacArthur. Based on a story by Parke Levy [final Broadway credit]. Scenic Design / Costume Design by Frederick Fox. Plymouth Theatre: 8 Jan 1942-10 Jan 1942 (4 performances). Cast: Edith Atwater (as "Julie Glynn"), Sanford Bickart (as "Creeper"), Jack Brainard (as "Cameraman"), William Foran (as "Danny"), G. Swayne Gordon (as "Chief of Police"), Michaell Harris (as "Col. Wigmore"), Paul Huber (as "Ben Kusick"), Richard Karlan (as "Chronicle Reporter"), Burton Mallory (as "Chronicle Cameraman"), Arthur Marlowe (as "McClure"), Jack McCauley (as "Salesman"), Harry Meehan (as "Flanagan"), Dennie Moore (as "Pearl Lamonte"), Tom Morrison (as "Heeler"), Charles Olcott (as "Mayor Lovett"), John O'Malley (as "Sergeant of State Troopers"), Olvester Polk (as "Lucius"), Ben Roberts (as "Warden"), Phil Sheridan (as "Captain of State Troopers"), Florence Sundstrom (as "Barbara Webster"), Joseph Sweeney (as "Judge Webster"), Tito Vuolo (as "Pepi Pisano"), Garney Wilson (as "Dapper"), Keenan Wynn (as "Nicky Allen"). Produced by John Shubert.
  • (1942) Stage: Appeared in "Comes the Revelation" on Broadway. Written by Louis Vittes. Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang. Directed by Herman Rosten. Jolson's 59th Street Theatre: 26 May 1942-27 May 1942 (2 performances). Cast: Grover Burgess (as "Orris Hockett"), Kathryn Cameron, Wendell Corey, Sara Floyd, G. Swayne Gordon, Mitchell Harris, Carroll Hartley, Peter Hobbs, Richard Karlan, George Leach, Audra Lindley, Maurice Minnick, Mona Moray, Mary Perry, Wendell K. Phillips, June Stewart, John Thomas, William Thornton, Lesley Woods, Clay Yurdin. Produced by John Morris Chanin and Richard Karlan.
  • (1942) Stage: Appeared (as "Jeeter Lester"; replacement actor) in "Tobacco Road" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Jack Kirkland. Based on the novel by Erskine Caldwell. Scenic Design by Robert Redington Sharpe. Directed by Anthony Brown. Forrest Theatre: 5 Sep 1942-3 Oct 1942 (34 performances). Cast: Lillian Ardell (as "Grandma Lester"), John Barton (as "Jeeter Lester"), Sheila Brent (as "Ellie May"), Norman Budd (as "Dude Lester"), Sondra Johnson (as "Pearl"), Sara Perry (as "Ada Lester"), Vinnie Phillips (as "Sister Bessie Rice"), Joe Silver (as "Lov Bensey"), Fred Sutton (as "Henry Peabody"), Harry Townes (as "Capt. Tim"), Edwin Walter (as "George Payne"). Replacement cast: Ellen Andrews (as "Ellie May"), William Bishop (as "Lov Bensey"), Ashley Cooper (as "Henry Peabody"), Del Hughes (as "Capt. Tim"), Kate Morgan (as "Grandma Lester"), Robert Rose (as "Dude Lester"), Leora Thatcher (as "Ada Lester"), Augusta Wallace (as "Pearl"). Produced by Anthony Brown, Jack Kirkland and Harry H. Oshrin.
  • (1943) Stage: Appeared (as "Uncle Yancey Sylvaine") in "The Moon Vine" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Patricia Coleman. Scenic Design / Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. Directed by John Cromwell. Morosco Theatre: 11 Feb 1943-27 Feb 1943 (20 performances). Cast: Robert W. Albury (as "Larkin"), Vera Allen (as "Mrs. Meade, Miss Eloise"), Ruth Anderson (as "Mattie"), Philip Bourneuf (as "Ovid Carter"), Yul Brynner (as "Andre"), Grace Coppin (as "Strother Meade"), Robert Crawley (as "Porter"), Drop Dead (as "Drop Dead"), Biddy Fleet (as "Nic"), Arthur Franz (as "Danny Hatfield"), A. Winfield Hoeny (as "Brother Walt Littlejohn"), Kate McComb (as "Miss Lucy Telfair, Aunt Lullah"), John McKee (as "Rev. Dr. Randolph Hatfield"), Michael Road (as "Fane"), Elmer Snowden (as "Pic"), Haila Stoddard (as "Mariah Meade"), Mary Lou Taylor (as "Ellen Hatfield"), Phyllis Tyler (as "Miss Francie Taylor"), Richard Tyler (as "Zack Meade"), Agnes Scott Yost (as "Mrs. Sylvaine, Miss Bessie"). Produced by Jack Kirkland.
  • (1944) Stage: Appeared (as "Ernest Hopkins") in "Sophie" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by George Ross and Rose C. Feld. Based on "Sophie Halenczik, American" stories by Rose C. Feld. Scenic Design by Samuel Leve. Directed by Michael Gordon. Playhouse Theatre: 25 Dec 1944-30 Dec 1946 (9 performances). Cast: Katina Paxinou (as "Sophie Halenczik"), Ronald Alexander (as "Capt. Thornton Scudder"), Jerry Boyar (as "Joey, Anton and Elsie's son"), Donald Buka (as "Frankie Halenczik"), Marguerite Clifton (as "Marge Nelson"), Richard Deane (as "Tom Blanchard"), John Harmon (as "George Odanos"), Donna Keath (as "Irene Halenczik"), John McGovern (as "Chet Blanchard"), Eda Reiss (as "Merin Elsie, Anton's wife"), Doris Rich (as "Mrs. Scudder"), Kurt Richards (as "Mr. Parker"), Ann Shepherd (as "Annie Halenczik"), Louis Sorin Anton Halenczik"). Produced by Meyer Davis and George Ross.
  • (1946) Stage: Appeared (as "Doc Watterson") in "Flamingo Road" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Robert Wilder and Sally Wilder. From "Flamingo Road" by Robert Wilder. Directed by José Ruben. Belasco Theatre: 19 Mar 1946-23 Mar 1946 (7 performances). Cast: Philip Bourneuf (as "Dan Curtis"), Hazel Burgess (as "Matron"), Sally Carthage, Evelyn Davis (as "Virgie"), Francis Felton, Paul Ford (as "Ulee Jackson"), Lauren Gilbert (as "Fielding Carlisle"), Martha Jensen, Marcella Markham, Frank McNellis, Tom Morrison, Mahlon Naill, Judith Parrish, Olvester Polk, Bernard Randall, Doris Rich (as "Lute-Mae Saunders"). Produced by Rowland Stebbins and Laurence Rivers Inc.
  • (1946) Stage: Appeared (as "Ed Tilden") in "On Whitman Avenue" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Maxine Wood. Lullaby composed by Paul Bowles. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager. Directed by Margo Jones. Cort Theatre: 8 May 1946-14 Sep 1946 (150 performances). Cast: Joanna Albus (as "Edna Reed"), Vivian Baber (as "Wini Bennett"), Ernestine Barrier (as "Kate Tilden"), Philip Clarke (as "Jeff Hall"), Jean Cleveland (as "Ellen Lund"), Canada Lee (as "David Bennett"), Betty Greene (as "Little Belle Hall"), Martin Miller (as "Johnnie Tilden"), Abbey Mitchell (credited as Abbie Mitchell; as "Cora Bennett"), Stephen Roberts(as "Wilbur Reed"), Robert F. Simon (credited as Robert Simon; as "Walter Lund"), Augustus Smith (as "Gramp Bennett"), Kenneth Terry (as "Bernie Lund"), Hilda Vaughn (as "Aurie Anderson"), Richard Williams (as "Owen Bennett"), Perry Wilson (as "Toni Tilden"). Produced by Canada Lee and Mark Marvin. Produced in association with George McLain.
  • (1947) Stage: Appeared (as "Mr. Mister") in "The Cradle Will Rock" on Broadway. Musical/drama (revival). Book / music / lyrics by Marc Blitzstein. Musical Director: Howard Shanet. Directed by Howard Da Silva. Mansfield Theatre (moved to The Broadway Theatre from 28 Jan 1948-close): 26 Dec 1947-7 Feb 1948 (34 performances). Cast: Jack Albertson (as "Yasha"), Lucretia Anderson (as "Chorus"), Leonard Bernstein (as "Clerk"), Howard Blaine (as "President Prexy"), Edward Bryce (as "Gent" / "Bugs"), Robert Burr (as "Chorus"), Taggart Casey (as "Cop"), Rex Coston (as "First Reporter"), Chandler Cowles (as "Dauber"), Stephen West (as "Downer Steve"), Alfred Drake (as "Larry Foreman"), Brooks Dunbar (as "Editor Daily"), John Fleming (as "Chorus"), Ray Fry (as "Prof. Scoot"), Edmund Hewitt (as "Prof. Mamie"), Gil Houston (as "Second Reporter"), Jo Hurt (as "Sister Mister"), Dennis King Jr. (as "Junior Mister"), Marie Leidal (as "Sadie Polock"), Leslie Litomy (as "Prof. Trixie"), Estelle Loring (as "Moll"), Harold Patrick (as "Rev. Salvation"), Robert Pierson (as "Dr. Specialist"), Michael Pollock (as "Chorus"), Germaine Poulin (as "Chorus"), Napoleon Reed (as "Chorus"), Walter Scheff (as "Gus Polock"), Hazel Shermet (as "Attendant's Voice"), Muriel Smith (as "Ella Hammer"), David Thomas (as "Harry Druggist"), Vivian Vance (as "Mrs. Mister"), Gwen Ward (as "Chorus'), Jesse White (as "Dick"). Produced by Michael Myerberg.
  • (1948) Stage: Appeared in "Six O'Clock Theatre" [production was composed of the following shows: "Hope Is the Thing With Feathers", "Celebration", "Afternoon Storm"]. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 11 Apr 1948-18 Apr 1948 (8 performances). "Hope Is the Thing With Feathers" (Revival): Written by Richard Harrity. Directed by Joseph A. Kramm. Cast: Robert Alvin (as "Wiler"), Will Geer (as "Sweeney"), Lou Gilbert (as "Charlie"), Jabez Gray (as "Man"), E.G. Marshall (as "Doc"), Frederic Martin (as "Joe"), George Mathews (as "Steve"), Daniel Reed (as "Old Man Nelson"), Philip Robinson (as "Oscar"). "Celebration": Written by Horton Foote. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Cast: Sally Gracie (as "Ellen Belle"), James Karen (as "Tom"), Warren Stevens (as "Sonny"), Hilda Vaughn (as "Red"), Perry Wilson (as "Babe")."Afternoon Storm": Written by E.P. Conkle. Directed by John O'Shaughnessy. Cast: Joseph Anthony (as "Wedding Guest"), Eleanora Barrie (as "Lizzie"), Philippa Bevans (as "Wedding Guest"), Clement Brace (as "Wedding Guest"), Norma Chambers (as "Ann"), Joan De Weese (as "Bridesmaid"), Ellen Herbert (as "Wedding Guest"), Joseph Kapfer (as "Wedding Guest"), Ed Kaufman (as "Wedding Guest"), Joseph Kramm (as "Wedding Guest"), Syl Lamont (as "Wedding Guest"), Helen Marcy (as "Mary"), Lynn Masters (as "Bridesmaid"), Dan Morgan (as "Speed"), John Morley (as "Abe"), Mary Patton (as "Bridesmaid"), Fred Stewart (as "Wedding Guest"), Stanley Tackney (as "Ninian"), Herta Ware (as "Bridesmaid"). Produced by Fred Stewart and Six O'Clock Theatre.
  • (1948) Stage: Appeared (as "Sweeney") in "Hope's the Thing With Feathers" on Broadway. Written by Richard Harrity. Playhouse Theatre: 11 May 1948-15 May 1948 (7 performances/performed in repertory with: "Gone Tomorrow" and "Home Life of a Buffalo"). Cast: Robert Alvin, Lou Gilbert, Jabez Gray, E.G. Marshall (as "Doc"), Frederic Martin, George Mathews, Daniel Reed, Philip Robinson. Produced by Eddie Dowling and The American National Theatre and Academy.
  • (1955) Stage: Appeared (as "Bowman Witherspoon") in "The Wisteria Trees" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Joshua Logan. Based on the "The Cherry Orchard" by Anton Chekhov. Music Selected / Arranged by Max Marlin. Scenic Design by Herbert Gahagan. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. General Costume Director: Grace Houston. Lighting Design by Feder. Directed by John Stix. City Center: 2 Feb 1955-13 Feb 1955 (15 performances). Cast: Jonelle Allen (as "Little Miss Lucy"), Linda Berlin (as "Party Guest"), Alonzo Bozan (as "Scott"; final Broadway role), Patty Burke (as "Child"), Jarmila Daubek (as "Party Guest"), Evelyn Davis (as "Cassie"), Ossie Davis (as "Jacques"), Philip Dean (as "Servant"), David Eliot (as "Party Guest"), Maurice Ellis (as "Henry Arthur Henry"), Bramwell Fletcher (as "Gavin Leon Andree"), Frances Foster (as "Dolly May"), Helen Hayes (as "Lucy Andree Ransdell"), Hilda Haynes (as "Servant"), Keith Kirby (as "Party Guest"), Alison Landor (as "Party Guest"), Lily Lodge (as "Party Guest"), Walter Matthau (as "Yancy Loper"), Warren Oates (as "Party Guest"; only Broadway role), Ella Raines (as "Martha"), Cliff Robertson (as "Peter Whitfield"), Brook Seawell (as "Gracie"), Lois Smith (as "Antoinette"), Christopher Snell (as "Frankie"), Jackson Young (as "Party Guest"). Produced by New York City Theatre Company.
  • (1955) Stage: Appeared (as "Pa Stockdale"; replacement actor) in "No Time for Sergeants" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Ira Levin. Adapted from the novel by Mac Hyman. Scenic Design by Peter Larkin. Directed by Morton DaCosta. Alvin Theatre: 20 Oct 1955-14 Sep 1957 (796 performances). Cast: Carl Albertson (as "Inductee" / "Lt. Gardella" / "Co-Pilot"), Royal Beal (as "Gen. Pollard"), Floyd Buckley (as "Pa Stockdale"; died during production run), Maree Dow (as "Rosabelle" / "Cigarette Girl" / "A Nurse"), Rex Everhart (as "A Colonel" / "Lt. Abel"), Howard Freeman (as "Gen. Bush"), Hazen Gifford (as "Lt. Bridges" / "Pilot"), Andy Griffith (as "Will Stockdale"; Broadway debut), William Hinnant (as "Lt. Cover" / "Navigator"), Earle Hyman (as "A Lieutennant"), Ray Johnson (as "Classification Corporal" / "Aide to Gen. Pollard"), Edmund Johnston (as "Lt. Baker"), Arthur P. Keegan (as "An Infantryman" / "Inductee"), Don Knotts (as "Preacher" / "Corporal, Manual Dexterity"; Broadway debut), Myron McCormick (as "Sgt. King"), Roddy McDowall (as "Ben Whitledge"), Robert McQuade (as "Inductee"), James Millhollin (as "A Psychiatrist"; Broadway debut), Wynn Pearce (as "Capt. Charles" / "Inductee"; Broadway debut), Ed Peck (as "A Captain"), Jules Racine (as "Inductee" / "Air Policeman"), Cecil Rutherford (as "Inductee" / "Lt. Kendall" / "Engineer"), Michael Thoma (as "Bus Driver"), O. Tolbert-Hewitt (as "Draft Man" / "A Senator"), Robert Webber (as "Irvin Blanchard"), Van Williams (as "Inductee"). Replacement actors: Louis Beachner (as "Ben Whitledge"), Jack Collins (as "A Senator" / "Draft Man"), Ossie Davis (as "A Lieutenant"), Rex Everhart (as "Sgt. King"; Broadway debut), Eric Fleming (as "Irvin Blanchard"), Charles Hohman (as "Will Stockdale"), Arte Johnson (as "Ben Whitledge"), Ray Johnson (as "A Colonel" / "Inductee" / "Lt. Abel"), Vincent Lynne (as "Lt. Cover" / Navigator"), Robert McQuade (as "Classification Corporal"), William Mullaney (as "Corporal, Manual Dexterity" / "Preacher"), Karl K. Redcoff (as "Lt. Baker"), Alfred Sander (as "A Captain"), Elwood Smith (as "A Lieutenant"), Elwood Thompson (as "A Lieutenant"), John Topa (as "A Senator"), J. Robert Victor (as "Inductee" / "Lt. Gardella" / "Co-Pilot"), Van Williams (as "Aide to Gen. Pollard"). Produced by Maurice Evans. Produced in association with Emmett Rogers. NOTES: (1) Griffith was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor. (2) Filmed as No Time for Sergeants (1958), No Time for Sergeants (1964).
  • (1955) Stage: Appeared (as "Uncle Garvey") in "The Vamp" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Book by John La Touche and Sam Locke. Music by James Mundy. Lyrics by John La Touche. Musical Director and Vocal Arrangements by Milton Rosenstock. Choreographed by Robert Alton. Scenic Design / Costume Design by Raoul Pene Du Bois. Directed by David Alexander. Winter Garden Theatre: 10 Nov 1955-31 Dec 1955 (60 performances). Cast: Carol Channing (as "Flora Weems"), Jack Harrold (as "Bluestone"; Broadway debut), David Atkinson (as "Oliver J. Oxheart"), Malcolm Lee Beggs (as "Stark Clayton"), Patricia Hammerlee (as "Elsie Chelsea"), Matt Mattox (as "Charlie"), Bibi Osterwald (as "Bessie Bisco"), Steve Reeves (as "Muscle Man" / "Samson"), Robert Rippy (as "Dick Hicks, Stanley Hubermayer"), Jack Waldron (as "Myron H. Hubbard"), Mark Aldon (as "Dancer"), Chad Dee Block (as "Dancer"; Broadway debut), Ron Cecill (as "Tyrolean Couple" / "Dancer"), Charleen Clark (as "Singer"), Sandyl Cordell (as "Aunt Hester"), Robert Daley (as "Dancer"), Cathryn Damon (as "Tyrolean Couple" / "Dancer"), Pepe De Chazza (as "Dancer"), Rudy Del Campo (as "Dancer"), Burnell Dietsch (as "Dancer"), Mary Jane Doerr (as "Dancer"), Phyllis Dorne (as "Ticket Girl" / "Dancer"), Dick Eskeli (as "Second Cameraman" / "Singer"), Roger Franklin (as "Fire Commisioner" / "Singer"), Joyce Gladmond (as "Singer"), Stokely Gray (as "Singer"), Suan Hartman (as "Dancer"), Barbara Heath (as "Dancer"), David Kashner (as "Whip Man"), Barbara Koerber (as "Dancer"), William Krach (as "Singer"), Hugh Lambert (as "Tyrolean Couple" / "Dancer"), Lucia Lambert (as "Dancer"), Barbara Leigh (as "Dancer"), Paul Lipson (as "Barney Ostertag"), Bernice Massi (as "Singer"), Vincent McMahon (as "Singer"), David Neuman (as "Snake Charmer" / "High Priest"), Robert Norris (as "Dancer"), Lila Popper (as "Dancer"), Dom Salinaro (as "(as "Dancer"), Donna Sanders (as "Singer"), Helen Silver (as "Tyrolean Couple" / "Dancer"), Kelley Stephens (as "Singer"), Mike Stevens (as "Dancer"), Kay Turner (as "Singer"), Ralph Wayne (as "Singer"), Pat Wharton (as "Dancer"). Understudies: Chad Dee Block (as "Charlie"), Phyllis Dorne (as "Bessie Bisco"), Roger Franklin (as "Uncle Garvey"), Stokely Gray (as "Dick Hicks"), Jack Harrold (as "Barney Ostertag" / "Myron H. Hubbard" / "Stark Clayton"), Jacqueline James (as "Flora Weems"), Bernice Massi (as "Elsie Chelsea") and Kelley Stephens (as "Aunt Hester"). Replacement actor: Danny Scholl (as "Dick Hicks, Stanley Hubermayer") [replaced during previews]. Produced by Oscar S. Lerman, Martin Cohen and Alexander Carson. Associate Producer: Manuel D. Herbert.
  • (1956) Stage: Appeared (as "Dorris R. Gladney") in "The Ponder Heart" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Based on a story by Eudora Welty. Directed by Robert Douglas. Music Box Theatre: 16 Feb 1956-23 Jun 1956 (149 performances). Cast: David Wayne (as "Uncle Daniel Ponder"), Juanita Hall (as "Narciss"), Don Hanmer (as "De Yancey Clanahan"), Sarah Marshall (as "Bonnie Dee Ponder"), Una Merkel (as "Edna Earle Ponder"), Daniel Bergin (as "Jurors and Spectators"), Joe Bishop (as "Jurors and Spectators"), Theodore Browne (as "Jacob"), Edwin Buckley (as "Purdel Peacock"), Vinie Burrows (as "Sarah"), William Dwyer (as "Clyde"), Mary Farrell (as "Mrs. Bodkin"), Donald Foster (as "Dr. Eubanks"), Tom Geraghty (as "Jurors and Spectators"), Barbara Jean Gilliam (as "Eloise"), Harold Grau (as "Mr. Peacock"), Jim Holden (as "Jurors and Spectators"), J. Talbot Holland (as "Al"), James Karr (as "Clerk"), Charlotte Klein (as "Mrs. Peacock"), Johnny Klein (as "Rodney"), Richard Klein (as "Bruce Peacock"), Tony Kraber (as "Bailiff"), David Leland (as "Mr. Springer"), Alan Manson (as "Foreman"), Dwight Marfield (as "Truex Bodkin"), John Marriott (as "Big John"), Junior Marshall (as "Willie"), John McGovern (as "Judge Waite"), Helen Quarrier (as "Treva Peacock"), Richard Rothrock (as "Jurors and Spectators"), Jeanne Shelley (as "Johnnie Ree Peacock"), Lieselotte Singer (as "Jurors and Spectators"), Ruth White (as "Teacake Magee"), Noel Williams (as "Sam"). Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard).
  • (1963) Stage: Appeared (as "H.C. Curry") in "110 in the Shade" on Broadway. Musical. Book by N. Richard Nash based on his play "The Rainmaker". Music by Harvey Schmidt. Lyrics by Tom Jones. Musical Director: Don Pippin. Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay. Dance arrangements by William Goldenberg. Vocal arrangements by Robert DeCormier. Assistant Musical Dir.: Frederick Vogelgesang. Assistant to Mr. Kay: Bill Stegmeyer. Choreographed by Agnes de Mille. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Broadhurst Theatre: 24 Oct 1963-8 Aug 1964 (330 performances + 2 previews that began on 23 Oct 1963). Cast: Stephen Douglass (as "File"), Robert Horton (as "Bill Starbuck"), Inga Swenson (as "Lizzie Curry"), George Church (as "Toby"), Steve Roland (as "Noah Curry"), Scooter Teague (as "Jimmy Curry"), Lesley Ann Warren (credited as Lesley Warren; as "Snookie"; Broadway debut), Don Atkinson (as "Townsperson"), Barbara Bossert (as "Townsperson"), Lynne Broadbent (as "Townsperson"), Don Crabtree (as "Geshy Toops"), Gretchen Cryer (as "Townsperson"), Dori Davis (as "Townsperson"), Diane Deering (as "Mrs. Jensen" / "Townsperson"), Frank Derbas (as "Townsperson"), Jerry Dodge (as "Gil Demby" / "Townsperson"), Renee Dudley (as "Belinda"), Clifford Fearl (as "Townsperson"), Leslie Franzos (as "Olive Barrow" / "Townsperson"), Ben Gillespie (as "Townsperson"), Loren Hightower (as "Wally Skacks III" / "Townsperson"), Carolyn Kemp (as "Townsperson"), Lucia Lambert (as "Townsperson"), Urylee Leonardos (as "Townsperson"), Paula Lloyd (as "Townsperson"), David London (as "Townsperson"), Vernon Lusby (as "Bo Dollivan" / "Townsperson"), Carl Nicholas (as "Wally Skacks" / "Townsperson"), Stan Page (as "Townsperson"), Seth Riggs (as "Phil Mackey"), Donna Sanders (as "Townsperson"), Robert Shepard (as "Mr. Curtis"), Evelyn Taylor (as "Maurine Toops" / "Townsperson"), Esther Villavicencio (as "Townsperson"), Christopher Votos (as "Tommy"), Arthur Whitfield (as "Townsperson"), Florence Willson (as "Townsperson"). Standbys: Joan Fagan (as "Lizzie Curry") and Seth Riggs (as "Bill Starbuck"). Understudies: Don Crabtree (as "Noah Curry"), Jerry Dodge (as "Jimmy Curry"), Vernon Lusby (as "Toby"), Carl Nicholas (as "Toby"), Stan Page (as "File"), Robert Shepard (as "H.C. Curry") and Florence Willson (as "Snookie"). Replacement actors: Bob Bishop (as "Wally Skacks III"), Dori Davis (as "Hannah"), Joan Fagan (as "Lizzie Curry") [from 23 Apr 1964-?], Robert Spelvin (as "Mr. Curtis"), Arthur Whitfield (as "Gil Demby"). Produced by David Merrick. Produced with the cooperation of Rainbow Ventures Inc. NOTE: Filmed as The Rainmaker (1956), The Rainmaker (1982).
  • (1966) Stage: Appeared (as "Sir Peter Teazle [Alternate]) in "The School for Scandal" on Broadway. Comedy (revival). Written by Richard B. Sheridan. Scenic Design by James Tilton. Directed by Ellis Rabb. Lyceum Theatre: 21 Nov 1966-Jan 1967 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: Esther Benson (as "Lady Sneerwell" [Alternate]), Joseph Bird (as "Rowley" / "Sir Oliver Surface" [Alternate]), Dan Bly (as "Numps" / "Careless" [Alternate]), Olivia Cole (as "Sip" / "Lisp [Alternate]" / "Maria" [Alternate]), Patricia Conolly [credited as Patricia Conolly; as "Lady Teazle" [Alternate]), Clayton Corzatte (as "Charles Surface"), Keene Curtis (as "Sir Oliver Surface"), Anita Dangler (as "Mrs. Candour" [Alternate]), Alan Fudge (as "Nod" / "Trip" [Alternate]), Gordon Gould (as "Mr. Crabtree [Alternate]: / "Rowley" [Alternate]), James Greene (as "Snake"), Jennifer Harmon (as "Maria"), Rosemary Harris (as "Lady Teazle" [Epilogue]), Helen Hayes (as "Mrs. Candour"), Nikos Kafkalis (as "Nip"), Michael Alan (as "MacDonald Slap"), Nicholas Martin (as "Sir Benjamin Backbite"), Betty Miller (as "Maria" [Alternate]), Donald Moffat (as "Joseph Surface" [Alternate]), George Pentecost (as "Careless" / "Sir Benjamin Backbite" [Alternate]), Stephen Peters (as "Trip" / "William" [Alternate]), Christina Pickles (credited as Christine Pickles; as "Lady Sneerwell [Alternate]" / "Mrs. Candour" [Alternate]), Ellis Rabb (as "Joseph Surface"), Nat Simmons (as "Nap"), Marco St. John (as "Charles Surface" [Alternate]), James Storm (as "Slip"), Joel Stuart (as "William" / "Snake" [Alternate]), Dee Victor (as "Lady Sneerwell"), Sydney Walker (as "Sir Peter Teazle"), Paulette Waters (as "Lisp"), Richard Woods (as "Mr. Crabtree"). Replacement actor: Anne Francine (as "Mrs. Candour") [late in production run]. Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company.
  • (1966) Stage: Appeared (as "Governor" [Alternate]) in "Right You Are If You Think You Are" (Revival/production played in repertory with "War and Peace", "The School for Scandal", "We, Comrades Three", "The Wild Duck", "You Can't Take It With You"). Written by Luigi Pirandello. Incidental music by Conrad Susa. Scenic Design by James Tilton. Directed by Stephen Porter. Lyceum Theatre: 22 Nov 1966-Dec 1966 (closing date unknown/42 performances). Cast: Esther Benson (as "Signora Sirelli [Alternate]" / "Signora Agazzi [Alternate]" / "Signora Ponza" [Alternate]), Joseph Bird (as "Centuri" / "Agazzi" [Alternate]), Dan Bly (as "Governor" [Alternate]), Olivia Cole (as "Dina [Alternate]" / "Signora Ponza" [Alternate]), Patricia Conolly (credited as Patricia Conolly; as "Signora Sirelli" / "Signora Ponza" [Alternate]), Clayton Corzatte (as "Laudisi" [Alternate]), Keene Curtis (as "Sirelli"), Anita Dangler (as "Signora Nenni" / "Signora Cini" [Alternate]), Gordon Gould (as "Governor" / "Ponza [Alternate]" / "Butler" [Alternate]), James Greene (as "Butler" / "Centuri" [Alternate]), Jennifer Harmon (as "Dina"), Rosemary Harris (as "Signora Ponza" [Alternate]), Helen Hayes (as "Signora Frola"), Nicholas Martin (as "Butler" [Alternate]), Betty Miller (as "Signora Cini" / "Signora Frola" [Alternate]), Donald Moffat (as "Laudisi"), George Pentecost (as "Sirelli" [Alternate]), Christina Pickles (as "Signora Nenni" [Alternate]), Ellis Rabb (as "Governor" [Alternate]), Dee Victor (as "Signora Agazzi"), Sydney Walker (as "Ponza"), Richard Woods (as "Agazzi"). Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company.
  • (1966) Stage: Appeared in "We, Comrades Three" (Revival / production played in repertory with "War and Peace", "The School for Scandal", "Right You Are If You Think You Are", "The Wild Duck", "You Can't Take It With You"). Written by Richard Baldridge. From works by Walt Whitman. Scenic Design by James Tilton. Directed by Ellis Rabb and Hal George. Lyceum Theatre: 22 Nov 1966-Dec 1966 (closing date unknown/42 performances). Cast: Esther Benson (as "Mother" [Alternate]), Dan Bly (as "Walt Whitman" [Alternate]), Olivia Cole (as "Young Woman" [Alternate]), Patricia Conolly [credited as Patricia Conolly] (as "Young Woman"), Clayton Corzatte (as "Young Walt" [Alternate]), Alan Fudge (as "Walt" [Alternate]), Will Geer (as "Walt Whitman"), Jennifer Harmon (as "Young Woman" [Alternate]), Rosemary Harris (as "Young Woman" [Alternate]), Helen Hayes (as "Mother"), Marco St. John (as "Young Walt"), Sydney Walker (as "Walt"). Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company.
  • (1967) Stage: Appeared in "The Wild Duck" (Revival/production played in repertory with "War and Peace", "The School for Scandal", "Right You Are If You Think You Are", "We, Comrades Three", "You Can't Take It With You"). Written by Henrik Ibsen. Translated by Eva Le Gallienne. Scenic Design by James Tilton. Directed by Stephen Porter. Lyceum Theatre: 11 Jan 1967-17 Jun 1967 (closing date unknown/45 performances). Cast: Esther Benson (as "Mrs. Sörby"), Joseph Bird (as "Relling/Lt. Ekdal" [Alternate]), Dan Bly (as "Chamberlain Kasperson/Graaberg [Alternate]/Hjalmar Ekdal" [Alternate]), Patricia Conolly [credited as Patricia Conolly] (as "Hedvig" [Alternate]), Clayton Corzatte (as "Gregers Werle"), Keene Curtis (as "Molvik [Alternate]/Chamberlain Balle" [Alternate]), Alan Fudge (as "Gentleman"), Will Geer (as "Lt. Ekdal" [Alternate]), Gordon Gould (as "Petterson/Gregers Werle [Alternate]/Werle" [Alternate]), James Greene (as "Gentleman/Molvik [Alternate]/Chamberlain Balle [Alternate]/Relling [Alternate]/Petterson [Alternate]/Chamberlain Kasperson" [Alternate]), Jennifer Harmon (as "Hedvig"), Rosemary Harris (as "Gina" [Alternate]), Nikos Kafkalis (as "Gentleman"), Michael Alan MacDonald (as "Gentleman" [Alternate]), Nicholas Martin (as "Molvik/Graaberg" [Alternate]), Betty Miller (as "Gina"), Donald Moffat (as "Hjalmar Ekdal"), George Pentecost (as "Chamberlain Balle/Molvik" [Alternate]), Stephen Peters (as "Gentleman/Jensen [Alternate]/Graaberg" [Alternate]), Ellis Rabb (as "Gregers Werle" [Alternate]), James Storm (as "Jensen"), Joel Stuart (as "Graaberg/Chamberlain Kasperson [Alternate]/Jensen" [Alternate]), Dee Victor (as "Mrs. Sörby" [Alternate]), Sydney Walker (as "Lt. Ekdal"), Richard Woods (as "Werle"). Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company.
  • (1971) Stage: Appeared (as "Scratch"; final Broadway role) in "Scratch" on Broadway. Written by Archibald Macleish. Suggested by the short story "The Devil and Daniel Webster" by Stephen Vincent Benet. Scenic Design by John Conklin. Directed by Peter H. Hunt. St. James Theatre: 6 May 1971-8 May 1971 (4 performances + 8 previews that began on 28 Apr 1971). Cast: Robert Baines (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), Thomas Barbour (as "Judge Hathorne"), Philip Carling (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), Dominic Chianese (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), John Coe (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), William Francis (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), Walt Gorney (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), Richard Hamilton (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), Peter Harris (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), Daniel Keyes (as "Forbes"), Dino Laudicina (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), Mary Loane (as "Mrs. Forbes"), Will Mackenzie (as "Jabez Stone"), Patrick Magee (as "Daniel Webster"), Joanne Nail (as "Susan"), Roy Poole (as "Seth Peterson"), Rex Robbins (as "Porter Wright"), Garnett Smith (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"). Understudies: Robert Baines (as "Porter Wright"), Peter Blaxill (as "Farm Hand" / "Juror"), Walt Gorney (as "Judge Hathorne"), Richard Hamilton (as "Forbes"), Daniel Keyes (as "Seth Peterson"), Joanne Nail (as "Mrs. Forbes") and Rex Robbins (as "Jabez Stone"). Produced by Stuart Ostrow.
  • (1955) Stage: Appeared in N. Richard Nash's play, "The Rainmaker," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA, with Eva Marie Saint and Mark Richman in the cast.
  • (9/56) Stage: Appeared in "Knickerbocker Holiday", Triple Cities Playhouse, Binghamton, NY.
  • (October 17, 1960) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," in an American Shakespeare Festival production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Bert Lahr, Mitchell Agruss, Rae Allen, Clayton Corzatte, John Harkins, Mariette Hartley, William Hickey, Patrick Hines, Margaret Phillips, Richard Waring, Douglas Watson, Christopher Agruss, Alexandra Berlin, Constance Bollinger, John Dorman, Ellen Geer, Sheila Handelman, Joseph Klimowski, Alfred Lavorato, Christopher Lloyd, Susan Ludlow, Arthur Malet, David Margulies, Suzanne Osborne, Billy Partello, Howard Poyrow, Robert Reilly, George Sampson, Stephen Strimpell, Alex Viespi, and Wisner Washam in the cast. Marc Blitzstein was composer. David Hays and Peter Wexler were set designer. Thea Neu and Dorothy Jeakins were costume designers. George Balanchine and Diane Forhan were choreographers. Jack Landau was director.
  • (June 27 to July 2, 1950) He directed Herman Wouk's play, "The Traitor," in the Sixteenth Midsummer Festival (Plays by Modern Playwrights) production at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. Gilmor Brown was artistic director.
  • (August 2 to 7, 1949) He directed Martin Flavin's play, "Shucks!," in the Fifteenth Midsummer Festival (California Playwrights) production at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. Gilmor Brown was artistic director.
  • (April 16 & 27, 1949) He directed Percy MacKaye's play, "Odin Against Christus," at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. Gilmor Brown was artistic director.
  • (May 17 to June 3, 1951) He directed Garson Kanin's play, "The Livewire," at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California. Gilmor Brown was artistic director.
  • (1967 season) Lynne Arden; Rene Auberjonois; Ramon Bieri; Dion Chesse; Barbara Colby; Peter Donat; Jay Doyle; George Ede; Patricia Falkenhain; Harry Frazier; Ellen Geer, Robert Gerringer; David Grimm; Scott Hylands; Phillip Kerr; Ruth Kobart; Michael Learned; Barry MacGregor; DeAnn Mears; Judith Milhalyi; Jopsehine Nichols; William Paterson; Angela Paton; Charlene Polite; Marguerite Ray; Ray Reinhardt; Ken Ruta; John Schuck; Paul Shenar; Deborah Sussel; Patrick Tovatt; Ann Weldon and he were associates and journeyman actors at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, California. Mark Bramhall; David Dukes; Robert Ferro; Larry Ferguson; Terry Mace; Glenn Mazen; Kimo Perry; Herman Poppe; Kate Hawley; Karen Ingenthron; Carol Mayo Jenkins; Enid Kent; Barry Kraft; Dana Larson; Michael Lerner; James Ragan; Mary Ellen Ray; Mark Schell; Izetta Smith; Gil Turner; Don Watson and Kitty Winn were the acting fellows at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, California.

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