Charles Grodin Poster

Other Works

  • (1962) Stage Play: Tchin-Tchin. Written by Sidney Michaels. Based on the play by 'Francois Billetdoux'. Directed by Peter Glenville. Plymouth Theatre (moved to The Ethel Barrymore Theatre from 25 Oct 1962- 18 May 1963 (222 performances + 3 performances). Cast: Margaret Leighton (as "Pamela Pew-Pickett"), Anthony Quinn (as "Caesario Grimaldi"), Jean Barker, Sandy Baron, Charles Grodin (as "Robert Pickett"). Produced by David Merrick. Produced in association with Warner LeRoy.
  • (1964) Stage Play: Absence of a Cello. Comedy. Written by Ira Wallach. Directed by James Hammerstein. Ambassador Theatre: 21 Sep 1964- 4 Jan 1965 (120 performances + 8 previews). Cast: Fred Clark (as "Andrew Pilgrim"), Charles Grodin (as "Perry Littlewood"), Murray Hamilton (as "Otis Clifton"), Juliette Kurth, Ruth McDevitt, Mala Powers (as "Marian Jellicoe"), Ruth White. Produced by Michael Ellis and Jeff Britton. Associate Producer: M.J. Boyer.
  • (1968) Stage Play: Lovers and Other Strangers. Comedy. Written by Renée Taylor and Joseph Bologna. Directed by Charles Grodin. Brooks Atkinson Theatre: 18 Sep 1968- 16 Nov 1968 (70 performances + 13 previews). Cast: Bobby Alto (as "Richy, Part IV"), Candy Azzara (as "Joan, Part IV"), Ron Carey (as "Jerry, Part I"), Richard S. Castellano (as "Frank, Part IV"), Mariclare Costello (as "Susan, Part III"), Zohra Lampert (as "Brenda, Part I"), Marvin Lichterman (as "Mike, Part III"), Kay Michaels (as "Cathy"), Gerald S. O'Loughlin (as "Johnny, Part II"), Renée Taylor (as "Wilma, Part II"), Dick Van Patten (as "Hal"), Helen Verbit (as "Bea, Part IV"), Mary Louise Wilson (as "Bernice"). Understudies: Johnny Armen, Bill Lazarus, Sharon Longo, Barbara Young. Produced by Stephanie Sills. Produced in association with Gordon Crowe. Associate Producer: Maury Kanbar.
  • (1974) Stage Play: Thieves. Comedy. Written by Herb Gardner. Directed by Charles Grodin. Broadhurst Theatre (moved to The Longacre Theatre from 11 Nov 1974 to close): 7 Apr 1974- 4 Jan 1975 (313 performances + 12 previews). Cast: Richard Mulligan (as "Martin Cramer"), Marlo Thomas (as "Sally Cramer"), Sudie Bond, Irwin Corey (as "Joe Kaminsky"), Alice Drummond, Pierre Epstein, William Hickey (as "Johnny MacDonald"), George Loros, Haywood Nelson, Sammy Smith, David Spielberg, Dick Van Patten (as "Charlie"), Ann Wedgeworth. Produced by Richard Scanga and Charles Grodin.
  • (1975) Stage Play: Same Time, Next Year. Comedy. Written by Bernard Slade. Directed by Gene Saks. Brooks Atkinson Theatre (moved to The Ambassador Theatre from 16 May 1978 to close): 14 Mar 1975- 3 Sep 1978 (1453 performances + 4 previews). Cast: Ellen Burstyn (as "Doris"), Charles Grodin (as "George"). Replacement cast during run: Ted Bessell (as "George") (from 1 Dec 1975 - ?) [only Broadway role], Sandy Dennis (as "Doris") (from 8 Mar 8 1977 - ?), Conrad Janis (as "George") (from 20 Oct 1975 - ?), Hope Lange (as "Doris") (from 30 May 1977 - ?), Monte Markham (as "George") (from 3 Jan 1978 - ?), Don Murray (as "George") (from 8 Mar 8 1977 - ?), Betsy Palmer (as "Doris") (from 24 Oct 1977 - ?), Loretta Swit (as "Doris") (from 1 Dec 1975 - ?), Joyce Van Patten (as "Doris") (from 1 Dec 1975 - ?). Produced by Morton Gottlieb, Dasha Epstein, Edward L. Schuman and Palladium Productions (Gabriel Katzka, Steven Bach). Associate Producer: Ben Rosenberg and Warren Crane.
  • (1977) Stage Play: Unexpected Guests. Comedy. Written by Jordan Crittenden. Directed by Charles Grodin. Little Theatre: 2 Mar 1977- 6 Mar 1977 (6 performances + 22 previews). Cast: Zohra Lampert (as "Melissa Mullin"), Jerry Stiller (as "Harry Mullin"), Robert Costanzo, Constance Forslund, Anne Ives, Robert Earl Jones, Bill Lazarus, Loney Lewis, Frank Piazza, Michael Vale. Produced by Charles Grodin.
  • Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1989) Release of his book "It Would Be So Nice If You Weren't Here: My Journey Through Show Business"
  • (1992) Release of his book "How I Get Through Life"
  • (1994) Release of his book "We're Ready For You, Mr. Grodin: Behind the Scenes at Talk Shows, Movies and Elsewhere"
  • (2002) Release of his book "I Like It Better When You're Funny: Working in Television and Other Precarious Adventures"
  • (2004) Wrote his Off-Broadway play "The Right Kind of People"
  • (2007) Release of his book "If I Only Knew Then-- : Learning From Our Mistakes"
  • (April 2009) Release of his book "How I Got to Be Whoever It Is I Am"
  • (2004-2005 season) He acted in his play, "The Prosecution of Brandon Hein," in a reading at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. Gordon Edelstein was director.

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