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  • (1968) Stage: Appeared (as replacement actor ("Deputy" / "Detective" / "Fight Fan" / "Roller"; Broadway debut) in "The Great White Hope" on Broadway. 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" / "Craps 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" / "Craps 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 "Col. Cox" / "2nd Man on Ladder" / "Civic Marcher" / "Deputy"), Michael Prince (as "Mr. Donnelly" / "Craps 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: Martin Wolfson (as "Goldie") [8 Sep 1969 -? / final Broadway role]. Produced by Herman Levin.
  • (3/04) Stage: Appeared (as "Big Daddy") in Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" on Broadway. Also in cast: Ashley Judd (as "Maggie"), Jason Patric (as "Brick").
  • (2001) Stage: Appeared (as "Big Daddy") in Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", Lyric Theater, London, England, UK. Also in cast: Brendan Fraser, Frances O'Connor, Gemma Jones, Clive Carter, Abigail McKern. Anthony Page was director. NOTE: He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for his performance.
  • (February 26 to March 22, 1964) He acted in Ronald Millar's adaptation of C.P. Snow's novel, "The Affair," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Robert Prosky, Rene Auberjonois, J. Robert Dietz, Ronny Cox, Louis Edmonds, Bella Jarrett, Harry Bergman, George Ebeling, Tom Brannum, Tom Toner, Ray Reinhardt, Robert Van Hooten, James Kenny, Pamela Ritchard, Anthony Zerbe, Peter Tatistcheff and Jonathan Farwell in the cast. Laurence E. Bahler was set designer. Marianna Elliott was costume designer. Mel Shapiro was director.
  • (October 29 to November 29, 1964) He acted in Charles Laughton's adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play, "Galileo," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Dana Elcar (Galileo), Robert Prosky, Rene Auberjonois, Glenn Scimonelli, Robert Stattel, Anne Chodoff, Russell T. Carr, William Jay Smith, Mel Zimmer, Tom Henry Heiman, Morris Engle, James Kenny, John Milligan, Gene Gross, Arnette Jens, George Ebeling, Anthony Zerbe, Don Scimonelli, Alan Oppenheimer, Katherine Justice, Ted D'Arms, Robert Chambers, David Wade Smith, Ronny Cox, John McQuade, Mara Lane, Louise Whitney, Jonathan Eisenberg, Tim Burnham, Douglas Dembling and Stephen Ripley in the cast. Charles Gross was composer. Robin Wagner was set designer. Marianna Elliott was costume designer. Sarah Manno was choreographer. Edwin Sherin was director.
  • (January 7 to February 7, 1965) He acted in Louis O. Coxe and Robert Chapman adaptation of Herman Melville's novel, "Billy Budd," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Tom Ligon (Billy Budd), Robert Prosky, Rene Auberjonois, Byrne Piven, George Ebeling, Ronny Cox, Anthony Zerbe, Richard McKenzie, Mel Zimmer, John Milligan, Edward Zang, David Saunders, James Kenny, Burke Byrnes, Alan Oppenheimer, Ted D'Arms, Robert Stattel, David Wade Smith, Robert Chambers, Glenn Scimonelli, Daniel Boyarin, Pic Dawson and Albert Short in the cast. Karl Eigsti was set designer. Marianna Elliott was costume designer. Edwin Sherin was director.
  • (March 18 to April 18, 1965) He acted in F.D. Reeve's adaptation of Leonid Andreyev's play, "He Who Gets Slapped," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Rene Auberjonois, George Ebeling, Edward Zang, Janet Ward, Louise Whitney, Ronny Cox, Mara Lane, Alan Oppenheimer, Robert Prosky, Katherine Justice, Anthony Zerbe, Ted D'Arms, James Kenny, Robert Chambers, Stephen Blessington Pic Dawson, Gail Small, Marcellus Stewart, Susan Swinehart and Mel Zimmer in the cast. Robin Wagner was set designer. Marianna Elliott was costume designer. Edwin Sherin was director.
  • (Novemebr 17, 1996 to April 3, 1997) He acted in the musical, "Show Boat," in the Center Theatre Group production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Cloris Leachman and Michael Bell in the cast. Jerome Kern was composer. Oscar Hammerstein II wrote the book and lyrics. Based on the novel by Edna Ferber. Susan Stroman was choreographer. Harold Prince was director. Roger Cantrell was music director. Florence Klotz was costume designer.
  • (February 17 to March 6, 1966) He played Amolphe in Moliere's play, "School for Wives," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Patricia Stewart (Georgette); J.S. Johnson (Alain); Grant Sheehan (Chysalde); Patricia Squires (Agnes); Paul Watson (Horace); Don Cooper (Enrique); Bryan Clark (Oronte) in the cast. Miles Malleson was adapter. Richard Block was director.
  • (March 10 to April 3, 1966) He played Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's play, "Death of a Salesman," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Jo Deodato (Linda); Paul Watson (Happy); Grant Sheehan (Biff); J.S. Johnson (Bernard); Jack Collard (Charley); Patricia Stewart (the woman); Charles Kissinger (Uncle Ben); Bryan E. Clark (Howard Wagner); Sherrill Brown (Jenny); Don Cooper (Stanley); Walta Beatty (Miss Forsythe); Sherri Watson (Letta); in the cast. Tom Gruenewald was director.
  • (April 7 to May 1, 1966) He played the Tavern Keeper in George M. Cohan's play, "The Tavern," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Grant Sheehan (The Tavern Keeper's son); Sharon Watson (The Hired Girl); J.S. Johnson (The Hired Man); Bryan E. Clark (The Vagabond); Patricia Stewart (the Woman); Warren Colston (The Governor); Kathryn Wheeler (The Governor's Wife); Paul Watson (The Fiance); and Richard Block (Stevens) in the cast. Dennis Broughton, John Helfrich and Joseph Kelly played the Sherriff's men. Richard Block was also director.
  • (May 10 to 29, 1966) He played Mr. Webb in Thornton Wilder's play, "Our Town," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with J.S. Johnson (Stage Manager); Grant Sheehan (Dr. Gibbs); Chester Clark (Joe Crowell/Si Crowell); Paul Watson (Howie Newsome); Patricia Stewart (Mrs. Gibbs); Sharon Watson (Mrs. Webb); Greg Griffith (George Gibbs); Celeste Clark (Rebecca Gibbs); Marc Clark (Wally Webb); Amanda Dick (Emily Webb); Gavin Whitsett (Professor Willard/Constable Warren); Robert Hitt (Simon Stimson); Ellen Mease (Mrs. Soames); Neil Fleckman (Sam Craig); in the cast. The Townspeople of Grovers Corners were played by Diane Caslin, Chandy Cooper, Kent Metcalf, Wayne Metcalf, Gary Mullinax, James Schlageter. Richard Block was director.
  • (September 22 to October 16, 1966) He played Joe Keller in Arthur Miller's play, "All My Sons," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Grant Sheehan (Dr. Jim Bayliss); Paul Watson (Frank Lubey); Sharon Watson (Sue Bayliss); Jane Singer (Lydia Lubey); Max Howard (Chris Keller); Jo Deodato (Kate Keller); Melody Greer (Ann Deever); and Lenny Baker (George Deever) in the cast. Richard Block was director.

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