Appeared (as "Ensemble") in "Grand Street Follies" on Broadway. Musical revue. Book by / lyrics by / directed by Agnes Morgan. Additional music by William K. Irwin and Serge Walter
. Choreographed by Dave Gould. Booth Theatre: 1 May 1929-Jul 1928 (closing date unknown/93 performances). Cast: Hal Brogan (as "Ensemble"), Albert
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I still think of myself essentially as a vaudevillian, as a song and dance man. The vaudevillians I knew by and large were marvelous people. Ninety percent of them had no schooling, but they had a vivid something or other about them that absolutely riveted an audience's attention. Those vaudevillians knew something that ultimately I came to understand and believe - that audiences are the ones who...
"Cagney! The Musical", an original biographical stage work written by Peter Colley
and directed by Bill Castellino
, had its world premiere in March 2009 at the Florida Stage theatre in Manalapan, Florida. Robert Creighton
starred as Cagney, both he and the show received good to excellent reviews and the run soon sold out, setting a record for the theatre.
Famous for his gangster roles he played in the 1930s and 1940s (which made his only Oscar win as the musical composer/dancer/actor George M.Cohan most ironic).