Cyrano de Bergerac. Comedy (revival). Written by Edmond Rostand
. Book adapted by Brian Hooker. Directed by Mel Ferrer
. Alvin Theatre: (moved to The Ethel Barrymore Theatre (18 Nov 1946 - close): 8 Oct 1946- 22 Mar 1947 (193 performances). Cast: José Ferrer (as "Cyrano de Bergerac Gascon"), Leopold Badia, Lee Baxter, Toni Brown, ...
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A lady friend had talked to me so much about getting her ears pierced. I got so bored hearing her talk about it, I agreed to go with her to have mine done, too. But just one -- it's more masculine. Now, she doesn't say a word and everybody talks about my ear. [The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Oct. 14, 1972]
Had played Iago opposite the Othello of Paul Robeson
in the 1943 Broadway production of "Othello", the longest-running Shakespearean production in the history of Broadway. The record remains unbroken to this day.
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