Active on Broadway
in the following productions:
The Great White Hope (1968). Drama. Written by Howard Sackler
. Music arranged by Charles Gross. Directed by Edwin Sherin. Alvin Theatre: 3 Oct 1968- 31 Jan 1970 (546 performances + 15 previews). Cast: James Earl Jones
(as "Jack Jefferson"), Jane Alexander
(as "Eleanor Bachman"), Thomas Anderson (as "Negro Man/Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Thomas Barbour (as "Sir William Griswold/Man at Fight/Civic Marcher/Fight Fan"), Verona Barnes (as "Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Don Blakely (as "An African Student/Jack's Friend/Mourner/Contributor"), Dave Brown (as "Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/ Mourner/Contributor"), Burke Byrnes (as "1st Man on Ladder/Reporter/Crap Player/Policeman/Deputy/German Officer"), David Connell (as "Barker/Pailman/Mourner"), Lawrence Cook (as "Ensemble"), Sheila Coonan (as "Mrs. Kimball/Civic Marcher/Civic Leader"), Lance Cunard (as "Porter/Trainer/Handler/Civic Marcher/Civic Leader/Fight Fan"), George Curley (as "Weigher-in/Mr. Farlow/Photographer/Civic Marcher/Stage Hand'Fight Fan"), Jon Cypher (as "Mr. Cameron, the D.A./Klossowski/Man at Fight/Fight Fan"), George Ebeling (as "Fred"), Marshall Efron
(as "Ragosy/Man at Fight/Civic Marcher/Fight Fan"), Hector Elizondo
(as "French Handler/Blackface/El Jefe/Trainer/Deputy"), Luis Espinosa (as "Cuban Boy/Jack's Friend/Mourner"), Antonio Fargas
(as "Scipio"), Joanna Featherstone (as "Jack's Friend/ Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Edd K. Gasper (as "Government Agent/Ranger/Civic Marcher/Deputy/German Officer"), Lou Gilbert (as "Goldie"), Donald Girard (as "Paco"), Ruth Gregory (as "Mrs. Bachman"), Joe Hamer
(as "Bettor/Ensemble Mr. M. Bratby"), George Harris II (as "Tout/Waiter/Policeman/Reporter/ Mexican/Fight Fan"), Hilda Haynes (as "Mrs. Jefferson"), Bob Horen (as "Official/Promoter/Reporter/Civic Marcher/Civic Leader/Mexican/Pinkerton Man"), L. Errol Jaye (as "Pastor"), Woodie King (as "Young Negro/Drummer"), Ed Lauter
(as "Photographer/Crap Player/Policeman/Stage Hand/Pinkerton Man"), Jerry Laws (as "Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Philip Lindsay (as "Negro Man/Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Peter Masterson (as "Smitty"), George Mathews (as "Cap'n Dan"), Edward McNally (as "Roller/ Detective/Ensemble"), Lou Meyer (as "Juggler/Man at Fight/Civic Marcher/Fight Fan"), Clark Morgan (as "A Distinguished Negro/Ensemble"), Terrence O'Connor (as "Civic Marcher/Civic Leader"), Jimmy Pelham (as "Tick"), Garwood Perkins (as "Deacon/Jack's Friend/Mourner/Contributor"), Terrance Phillips (as "Boy/ Ensemble"), Richard Pittman (as "Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation Mourner/Contributor"), Dan Priest (as "Colonel Cox/2nd Man on Ladder/Civic Marcher/Deputy"), Michael Prince (as "Mr. Donnelly/Crap Player/Reporter"), Brooks Rogers
(as "Mr. Dixon"), Gil Rogers (as "Brady/Inspector Wainwright/German Officer/Fight Fan"), Danette Small (as "Civic Marcher/Member of The Congregation/Mourner/Contributor"), Yvonne Southerland (as "Signature Recorder/Jack's Friend/Member of The Congregation/Mourner"), Dolores St. Amand (as "Ensemble"), Larry Swanson (as "Mr. Eubanks/Handler/Civic Marcher/Civic Leader/Photographer/Reporter"), Judy Thames (as "Ensemble"), Christine Thomas (as "Civic Marcher/Civic Leader"), David Thomas (as "Mr. Treacher/Ensemble"), Glory Van Scott
(as "Jack's Friend/Mourner/Contributor"), Sean J. Walsh (as "The Kid/Ranger/Civic Marcher/Deputy/Photographer"), Marlene Warfield
(as "Clara"), Mel Winkler
(as "Rudy/Jack's Friend/Contributor"), Eugene R. Wood (as "Pop Weaver/Man at Fight"), Max Wright
(as "Mr. Coates/Reporter/German Officer"). Replacement actors included: Ned Beatty
(as "Deputy/Detective/Fight Fan/Roller") [Broadway debut
], Martin Wolfson
(as "Goldie") [8 Sep 1969 - ?/final Broadway
role]. Produced by Herman Levin.
(2001) Starred in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" as Big Daddy alongside Brendan Fraser
at the Lyrics Theatre in London.
(March 2004) Playing Big Daddy in the Broadway
revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" with Ashley Judd
as Maggie and Jason Patric
(2001) He acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Brendan Fraser, Frances O'Connor, Gemma Jones, Clive Carter, and Abigail McKern in the cast. Anthony Page was director.
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