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Album: Performs as "The Journalist" on the recording of Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of "The War Of The Worlds" (1978) (Columbia C35292 PC2 35290 Stereo).

Stage: Starred in John Gielgud's production of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" on Broadway, which opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 9, 1964 and closed on August 8, 1964, for a record-breaking total of 137 performances. This production was the longest-running "Hamlet" ever to play on Broadway, besting Maurice Evans' 1945 production, which was produced by Michael Todd and ran for 131 performances. Director Gielgud also provided the voice of The Ghost.

Stage: Co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor in an evening of poetry readings, 1964.

Album: Recorded "The Ancient Mariner" and other Samuel Taylor Coleridge poems for Argo Records (RG 41).

Album: Recorded his famous portrayal of William Shakespeare's "Coriolanus" (a play he performed onstage to great acclaim, but which he never filmed), Caedmon Records, 1960s.

Radio: Narrator of episode "David Copperfield" in radio series "Theater Guild on the Air", from ABC, Dec 24, 1950.

Stage: Replaced fellow Welshman Anthony Hopkins in the role of psychiatrist Martin Dysart in Peter Shaffer's play "Equus" at Broadway's Plymouth Theatre.

Camelot (1960). Musical. Book by Alan Jay Lerner. Based on "The Once and Future King" by T.H. White. Music by Frederick Loewe. Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Musical Director: Franz Allers. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang. Dance and choral arrangements by Trude Rittman. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Adrian [worked on the designs for 3 months before he died in September 1959] and Tony Duquette. Lighting Design by Feder. Hair Design by Ernest Adler. Sound Design by Jack Mitnick. Assistant to Mr. Smith: Bill Pitkin and Jack Brown. Assistant to Mr. Duquette: Stanley Simmons. Choreographed by Hanya Holm. Directed by Moss Hart [final Broadway credit; died during production run]. Majestic Theatre: 3 Dec 1960- 5 Jan 1963 (873 performances + 2 previews that began on 1 Dec 1960). Cast: Julie Andrews (as "Guenevere"), Richard Burton (as "Arthur"), Robert Coote (as "King Pellinore"), John Cullum (as "Sir Dinadan") [Broadway debut], Virginia Allen (as "Lady Catherin"), M'el Dowd (as "Morgan Le Fey"), Robert Goulet (as "Lancelot Du Lac"), Roddy McDowall (as "Mordred"), Virginia Allen (as "Lady Catherine/Dancer"), Judi Allinson (as "Dancer"), Laurie Archer (as "Dancer"), Joan August (as "Singer"), Mary Sue Berry (as "Singer"), Frank Bouley (as "Singer"), Jerry Bowers (as "Dancer"), Marnell Bruce (as "Singer"), Carlene Carroll (as "Dancer"), Michael Clarke-Laurence (as "Dap"), Joan Coddington (as "Dancer"), Jack Dabdoub (as "Sir Gwilliam/Singer"), Peter De Visé (as "A Page"), Peter Deign (as "Dancer"), Randy Doney (as "Dancer"), Richard Englund (as "Dancer"), James Fox (as "Singer"), Richard Gain (as "Dancer"), James Gannon (as "Sir Sagramore/Singer"), Gene GeBauer (as "Dancer"), Katia Geleznova (as "Dancer"), Christina Gillespie (as "Lady Anne"), Murray Goldkind (as "Singer"), Judy Hastings (as "Singer"), Warren Hays (as "Singer"), Paul Huddleston (as "Singer"), David Hurst (as "Merlyn"), Benita James (as "Singer"), Adriana Keathley (as "Dancer"), Michael Kermoyan (as "Sir Ozanna/Singer"), James Kirby (as "Dancer"), Richard Kuch (as "Clarius/Dancer"), Donald Maloof (as "Singer"), Leland Mayforth (as "A Page"), Dawn Mitchell (as "Dancer"), Larry Mitchell (as "Singer"), Joe Nelson (as "Dancer"), Paul Richards (as "Singer"), Claudia Schroeder (as "Dancer"), Beti Seay (as "Dancer"), Marjorie Smith (as "Nimue/Singer"), John Starkweather (as "Herald/Dancer"), Robin Stewart (as "Tom of Warwick"), Shelia Swenson (as "Singer"), John Taliaferro (as "Singer"), Jimmy Tarbutton (as "Dancer"), Leesa Troy (as "A Lady/Singer"), Dorothy White (as "Singer"), Bruce Yarnell (as "Sir Lionel"). Standby: Inga Swenson (as "Guenevere"). Understudies: Mary Sue Berry (Nimue), Frank Bouley (Dap), Michael Clarke-Laurence (as "King Pellinore/Merlyn"), John Cullum (as "Arthur/Mordred), Peter De Visé (as "Tom of Warwick"), James Gannon (as "Lancelot Du Lac"), Donald Maloof (as "Sir Lionel"), Larry Mitchell (as "Sir Dinadan"), Paul Richards (as "Mordred"), Leesa Troy (as Guenevere/Morgan Le Fey"). Replacement actors during long production run: Christian Alderson (as "Dancer"), Mary Sue Berry (as "Nimue"), Frank Bouley (as "Sir Castor of Cornwall"), Jerry Bowers (as "Herald/Horse"), Patricia Bredin (as "Guenevere") [from 16 Apr 1962- ?], Christopher Cary (as "Mordred"), John Cullum (as "Mordred"), Steve Curry (as "Tom of Warwick"), Jack Dabdoub (as "Sir Lionel"), Kathie Dalton (as "Dancer"), Peter Deign (as "Sir Sagramore"), Jack Eddleman (as "Singer"), Janet Frank (as "Singer"), Gene GeBauer (as "Clarius"), Kathryn Grayson (as "Guenevere") [from 22 Oct 1962- ?], Daniel P. Hannafin (as "Singer"), Judith Hastings (as "Lady Anne"), Janet Hays (as "Singer"), Tom Head (as "Singer"), Loren Hightower (as "Dancer"), Paul Huddleston (as "Scottish Knight"), Jack Irwin (as "Singer"), Jeremy Ives (as "Dancer"). Howard Kahl (as "Singer"), Adriana Keathley (as Lady Anne"), Edward Kerrigan (as "Dancer"), Glenn Kezer (as "Singer"), Elizabeth Lamkin (as "Singer"), Phyllis Lear (as "Dancer"), Tommy Long (as "A Page"), Richard Lyle (as "Dancer"), Robert Mackie (as "Singer"), Donald Maloof (as "Sir Colgrevance"), Janet McCall (as "Singer"), Jack McMinn (as "Singer"), Richard Mills (as "A Page"), Robert Neukum Singer/Sir Sagramore"), Paul Olson (as "Dancer"), Janet Pavek (as "Guenevere") [from 9 Jul 1962- ?], Robert Peterson (as "Singer/Sir Dinadan/Sir Gwilliam/Sir Ozanna/Lancelot Du Lac") [from 8 Oct 1962- ?], Frank Piper (as "Dancer"), Lowell Purvis (as "Dancer"), Philip Rash (as "Singer"), George Ritner (as "Singer"), Tani Seitz (as "Morgan Le Fey"), William Squire (as "Arthur") [from 25 Sep 1961 - ?], Robert St. Clair (as "Dancer"), John Starkweather (as "Sir Gwilliam"), Don Stewart (as "Singer/Sir Colgrevance/Sir Dinadan"), Don Strong (as "Clarius/Dancer/Horse"), Evelyn Taylor (as "Dancer"), Royston Thomas (as "Tom of Warwick"), Arthur Treacher (as "King Pellinore") [from 8 Oct 1962 - ?], Leesa Troy (as "Lady Sybil"), Louis Turenne (as "Merlyn"), Joan Volkman (as "Dancer"), Byron Webster (as "Dap/King Pellinore"), Toodie Wittmer (as "Dancer"), Chester Wolenski (as "Dancer"). Standbys: Jan Moody (as "Guenevere"), Janet Pavek (as "Guenevere"). Understudies: Jack Dabdoub (as "Merlyn"), Jack Eddleman (as "Mordred"), Judith Hastings (as "Nimue"), Howard Kahl (as "Herald"), Glenn Kezer (as "Sir Lionel"), Tommy Long (as "Tom of Warwick"), Richard Mills (as "Tom of Warwick"), Robert Peterson (as "Lancelot Du Lac/Sir Lionel"), George Ritner (as "Dap/Herald/Sir Dinadan"), John Starkweather (as "Sir Dinadan"), Don Stewart (as "Lancelot Du Lac/Sir Lionel"), Louis Turenne (as "Arthur"), Byron Webster (as "King Pellinore"). Produced by Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe and Moss Hart. Note: Burton and his co-star, Roddy McDowall, were bought out of their contracts by 20th Century-Fox in order to make Cleopatra (1963), with Elizabeth Taylor.

Time Remembered (1957). Romantic comedy. Written by Jean Anouilh. English version by Patricia Moyes. Incidental music by Vernon Duke. Lyrics and Orchestrations by: Vernon Duke. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Miles White. Lighting Design by Feder. Directed by Albert Marre. Morosco Theatre: 12 Nov 1957- 28 Jun 1958 (248 performances). Cast: Richard Burton (as "Prince Albert"), Helen Hayes (as "The Duchess of Pont-Au-Bronc"), Susan Strasberg (as "Amanda, a milliner"), Glenn Anders (as "Lord Hector"), Sig Arno (as "Ferdinand, a head waiter"), Emil Borsody (as "The Cellist"), George Ebeling (as "The Taxi Driver"), Truman Gaige (as "Germain, a ghilly"), Stanley Grover (as "The Singer"), Edmund Horn (as "The Pianist"), George Landolf (as "Footmen and Waiters"), Seymour Miroff (as "The Violinist"), LeRoi Operti (as "The Ice Cream Man"), Frederick Rolf (as "Theophilus, a butler"), Fred Starbuck (as "Footmen and Waiters"), E.W. Swackhamer (as "Footmen and Waiters"), Frederic Warriner (as "The Landlord"). Replacement actors: Urey Krasnopolsky (as "The Pianist"), Ellen Madison (as "The Coat Room Attendant"). Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, Robert Anderson, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Roger L. Stevens, John F. Wharton). Produced in association with Milton Sperling.

Stage: Starred in The Theatre Guild production of Jean Anouilh's "Legend of Lovers" on Broadway at the Plymouth Theatre, which played 22 performances from its Boxing Day 1951 opening until its closing on January 12, 1952.

Stage: Appeared in the 1980 revival of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's "Camelot," which opened at the New York State Theatre on July 8, 1980 and closed on August 23, 1980 after 56 total performances. The production then went on the road, where Burton was replaced by Richard Harris, who played King Arthur in the movie version (Camelot (1967)), as Burton could not continue due to bursitis.

Stage: Appeared with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor in a revival of Noel Coward's "Private Lives," which opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on May 8, 1983 and closed on July 17, 1983 after 63 total performances. The show then began a road tour.

Stage: Appeared (his Broadway debut) in John Gielgud's production of Christopher Fry's romantic comedy "The Lady's Not For Burning" (at the Royale Theatre on 11/8/50. The show closed on March 17, 1951 after 151 performances.

Stage: Starred (as "Henry IV") in "King Henry IV Part II" by William Shakespeare (Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon), 1951.

Stage: Appeared (as "Philip the Bastard") in "King John" by William Shakespeare, directed by Michael Benthall, at the Old Vic Theatre, London, England, 1953.

(1966) He acted in the Oxford University Dramatic Society's production of Christopher Marlowe's play, "Dr. Faustus", at the Oxford University Theatre in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England with Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Andreas Teuber, Richard Durden-Smith, Maria Aitken (played "Good Angel"), David Wood, Hugh Williams, Andrew Hilton and Bruce Alexander in the cast. Nevill Coghill was the director. Irene Sharaff was the designer for Elizabeth Taylor.

(1950) He acted in J.M. Barrie's play, "Shall We Join the Ladies?", and Christopher Fry's play, "The Boy with a Cart", at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Mary Jerrold, Noel Willman, Eileen Beldon, Nan Munro, Hazel Terry and Paul Daneman in the cast. John Gielgud was the director.

(1955-1956) He played Iago and Othello in William Shakespeare's play, "Othello," at the Old Vic Theatre with John Neville (Othello/Iago), Rosemary Harris, and Wendy Hiller in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1955-1956) He acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Neville, Paul Rogers, Rosemary Harris, Wendy Hiller, Coral Browne, Charles Gray, Margaret Rawlings, Zena Walker, Richard Wordsworth, Claire Bloom, and Gerald Cross in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1955-1956) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Neville and Zena Walker in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1953-1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King John," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, and John Neville in the cast. George Devine was director.

(1953-1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, Michael Hordern, and John Neville in the cast. Carey was director.

(1953-1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Coriolanus," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, Fay Compton, and Paul Daneman in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1953-1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Michael Hordern, Claire Bloom, John Neville, and Robert Hardy in the cast. Robert Helpmann was director.

(1953-1954) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, Michael Hordern, and Fay Compton in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1953-1954) He acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, John Neville, Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, Robert Hardy, and Paul Daneman in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1951) He acted in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Anthony Quayle, Michael Redgrave, Harry Andrews, Hugh Griffith, Alan Badel, Heather Stannard, and Hazel Penwarden in the cast. Anthony Quayle was director.

(July 31, 1951) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Barbara Jefford, and Hazel Penwarden in the cast. Anthony Quayle was director.

(June 26, 1951) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Michael Redgrave, Alan Badel, Hugh Griffiths, Rachel Roberts, Barbara Jefford, and Ian Bannen in the cast. Michael Benthall was director. Loudon Sainthill was designer.

(May 8, 1951) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry IV Part II," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Anthony Quayle, Harry Andrews, and Barbara Jefford in the cast. John Kidd and Anthony Quayle were directors.

(April 3, 1951) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry IV Part I," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Michael Redgrave, Anthony Quayle, Harry Andrews, and Barbara Jefford in the cast. John Kidd and Anthony Quayle were directors.

(1949) He acted in Christopher Fry's play, "The Lady's Not for Burning", at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Pamela Brown, John Gielgud, Claire Bloom, Harcourt Williams and Esme Percy in the cast. John Gielgud and Esme Percy were also the directors.


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