(1953- 2006). Active on Broadway
in the following productions:
(1953). Stage Play: End as a Man. Written by Calder Willingham
. based on his book. Directed by Jack Garfein
. Vanderbilt Theatre (moved to The Lyceum Theatre from 17 Dec 1953- close): 14 Oct 1953- 16 Jan 1954 (105 performances). Cast: Robert Dirk, Anthony Franciosa
(as "Starkson") [Broadway debut
], Ben Gazzara
(as "Jocko de Paris") [Broadway debut
], Martin Greenlee, Harry Guardino
(as "Cadet Officer") [Broadway debut
], Richard Heimann, Pat Hingle
(as "Harold Koble"), Paul E. Richards, Marc Richman, Eli Rill, Steven Ross, Albert Salmi
(as "Roger Gatt"), Warren Slocum (as "Second Orderly"), William Smithers
(as "Robert Marquales"), Arthur Storch
(as "Maurice Maynall Simmons") [Broadway debut
], Frank M. Thomas
(as "Gen. Draughton"), Richard Vogel. Produced by Claire Heller.
(1964) Stage: Appeared (as "Gaston") in "Traveller Without Luggage" on Broadway
. Written by Jean Anouilh
. Translated by Lucienne Hill
. Scenic / Costume Design by Oliver Messel
. Lighting Design by Gerald Feil. Directed by Robert Lewis
. ANTA Playhouse: 17 Sep 1964-24 Oct 1964 (44 performances + 2 previews). Cast: Mildred Dunnock
(as "Madame Renaud"), Rae Allen
(as "Juliette") , Margaret Braidwood, Stephen Elliott
, Nancy Wickwire, William Cottrell
(as "The Butler"), Ronald Dawson, Jeffrey Neal, Anthony Palmer, Boris Tumarin. Standby: Ralph Waite
(as "Gaston," "Georges Renaud"). Produced by Carroll Masterson, Harris Masterson, Norman Twain and ANTA ('Alfred de Liagre Jr': executive producer. Jean Dalrymple: executive director).
(1955) Stage: Appeared (as "Brick") in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" on Broadway
. Drama. Written by Tennessee Williams
. Scenic / Liaghting Design by Jo Mielziner
. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
. Assistant Designer to Jo Mielziner: John Harvey. Assistant to Lucinda Ballard: Florence Klotz. Directed by Elia Kazan
. Morosco Theatre: 24 Nov 1955-17 Nov 1956 (695 performances). Cast: Barbara Bel Geddes
(as "Maggie"), Burl Ives
(as "Big Daddy"), Mildred Dunnock
(as "Big Mama"), R.G. Armstrong
(as "Dr. Baugh"), Janice Dunn, Seth Edwards
(as "Sonny"), Maxwell Glanville, Pauline Hahn
(as "Dixie"), Pat Hingle
(as "Gooper" / "Brother Man"), Brownie McGhee, Darryl Richard, Madeleine Sherwood
, Eva Vaughn Smith, Fred Stewart
(as "Rev. Tooker"), Sonny Terry
, Musa Williams. Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson
, Robert Anderson, Elmer Rice
, Robert E. Sherwood
, Roger L. Stevens
, John F. Wharton). NOTE: Filmed as Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
(4/06) Stage: Appeared (as "Jacob") in "Awake and Sing!" by Clifford Odets
. Belasco Theatre, New York City.
(1976) Stage: Appeared (as "George") in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" on Broadway
. Drama (revival). Written / directed by Edward Albee
. Scenic . Lighting Design by William Ritman. Costume Design by Jane Greenwood. Assistant to Mr. Ritman: Carole Lee Carroll and Jeffrey Schissler. Assistant to Ms. Greenwood: David Charles. Production Stage Manager: Mark Wright. Stage Manager: Wayne Carson. Music Box Theatre: 1 Apr 1976-11 Jul 1977 (117 performances + 3 previews that began on 30 Mar 1976). Cast: Colleen Dewhurst
(as "Martha"), Maureen Anderman
(as "Honey"), Richard Kelton
(as "Nick"). Standbys: Katherine Bruce (as "Honey), James Karen
(as "George"), Betty Miller (as "Martha"), Josef Warik (as "Nick"). Produced by Ken Marsolais and James Scott Productions Inc. Produced in association with MPL Ltd. Produced by arrangement with Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder. NOTE: (1) Music Box Theatre owned and operated by Irving Berlin
[who had no direct involvement in this production] and Select Theatres Corporation. (2) Gazzara was nominated for a Tony Award
for Best Actor (Play).
(1956) Stage: Appeared in "A Hatful of Rain" on Broadway
. NOTE: Nominated for a Tony Award
for Best Actor (Dramatic).
(1975) Stage: Appeared in "Hughie and Duet" on Broadway
. NOTE: Gazzara was nominated for a Tony Award
for Best Actor (Play).
(2003-2005) He played Yogi Berra
in the one man show, "Nobody Don't Like Yogi", in a nationwide tour.
(1975) He played dual roles in Eugene O'Neill
's play, "Hughie", and David Scott Milton
's play, "Duet", on Broadway
in New York City.
(1976) He acted in Edward Albee
's play revival, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe?", on Broadway
in New York City with Colleen Dewhurst
(1963) He acted in Eugene O'Neill
's play revival, "Strange Interlude", on Broadway
in New York City.
(1958). Stage Play: The Night Circus. Drama. Written by Michael V. Gazzo. Scenic Design by David Hays. Directed by Frank Corsaro
. John Golden Theatre: 2 Dec 1958- 6 Dec 1958 (7 performances). Cast: Peter Collins
(as "Customer"), Ben Gazzara
(as "Joy"), Hazen Gifford
(as "Policeman"), Arlene Golonka
(as "Nellie Milwaukee"), John Harkins (as "David Davidson"), Bart La Rue
(as "The Rock"), Al Lewis
(as "Owner/Bartender"), Judith Loomis (as "Girl"), Richard McMurray (as "Eddie P.S. 19"), Morgan Sterne
[credited as Albert Morgenstern] (as "Jade"), Albert Paulson
(as "Charlie P.S. 19"), Patricia Roe
(as "Lady of the Evening"), Janice Rule
(as "Daphne Bau"), Michael St. John (as "Waiter"), Arthur Storch
(as "Businessman"), Shepperd Strudwick
(as "Father"). Produced by Jay Julien.
(Fall 1955) He played Johnny Pope on Broadway
in the play, "A Hatful of Rain in New York City.
(March 1955) He played "Brick" in Tennessee Williams
' play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", on Broadway
in New York City, with Burl Ives
(played "Big Daddy") and Barbara Bel Geddes
(played "Maggie") in the cast. Elia Kazan
was the director.
(1974). Stage Play: Hughie. at the First Chicago Center in Chicago, IL. NOTE: He won the Joseph Jefferson Award
for Best Guest Artist.
(2006) He acted in Clifford Odets
' play, "Awake and Sing!", on Broadway
in New York City at the Belasco Theatre with Zoë Wanamaker
and Lauren Ambrose
in the cast.
(March 2, 1983) Guest on "Good Morning, New York".
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