Barefoot in the Park. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Directed by Mike Nichols
. Biltmore Theatre: 23 Oct 1963- 25 Jun 1967 (1520 performances + 2 previews that began on 21 Oct 1963). Cast: Elizabeth Ashley
(as "Corie Bratter"), Kurt Kasznar
[final Broadway role] (as "Victor Velasco"), Mildred
7 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
15 Interviews |
25 Articles |
7 Pictorials |
26 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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I have to be human, of course, to be flattered by attention from the public. How could you not be? But it gets pretty intense when people are going after your clothes, and mobbing you in the streets, and you have to hide. That's kind of amusing, and kind of mind-boggling when it happens - you kind of go with it and have fun with it. Then it gets tiring, and then it gets worse when you realize ...
Was originally attached to The Verdict
(1982), but dropped out prior to production because he didn't want the character to be "such a loser". Director Sidney Lumet was dismayed by Redford's demands to change the script. The role of Frank Galvin was taken over by his friend Paul Newman
, who won an Oscar nomination.