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  • (1934 - 1986) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1934) Stage Play: Hipper's Holiday. Comedy. Written by John Crump. Directed by Alan Williams. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 18 Oct 1934- Oct 1934 (closing date unknown/4 performances). Cast: Lisa Berenda, John Boyd, Irene Cattell (as "A Lady from Los Angeles"), Shelton Earp, Dick Ellington, Edward Forbes, Clyde Franklin, Carlos La Torre, Burgess Meredith (as "Jim Hipper"), Bigelow Sayre, Charles Scott, Katherine Squire, Jan Ullrich. Understudy: Hume Cronyn (as "A Janitor") [Broadway debut]. Produced by Marian T. Carter.
  • (1935) Stage Play: Boy Meets Girl. Comedy. Written by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack. Directed by George Abbott. Cort Theatre: 27 Nov 1935- Jul 1937 (closing date unknown/669 performances). Cast: Joyce Arling, Royal Beal, John Clarke, Jerome Cowan (as "J. Carlyle Benson"), Philip Faversham, Robert Foulk, Helen Gardner, Peggy Hart (as "Peggy"), Perry Ivins (as "Doctor"), Allyn Joslyn (as "Robert Law"), Garson Kanin (as "Green"), Marjorie Lytell, James MacColl, Charles McClelland, Lea Penman (as "Miss Crews"), Edison Rice, Everett H. Sloane, George W. Smith, Maurice Sommers. Replacement actor: Hume Cronyn (as "Green"). Produced by George Abbott. Note: FIlmed by Warner Bros. as Boy Meets Girl (1938).
  • Stage: Appeared on Broadway in "The Petititon", 1986. Nominated for a Tony award as Best Actor.
  • Stage: Produced and appeared in "The Gin Game" on Broadway in 1978, nominated for a Tony award as Best Actor and Producer.
  • Stage: Appeared on Broadway in "A Delicate Balance" in 1967, nominated for a Tony award as Best Actor.
  • Stage: Appeared on Broadway in "Big Fish, Little Fish" in 1961, being nominated for a Tony award as Best Actor.
  • In 1994 he and wife Jessica Tandy were awarded Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement.
  • Stage: Appeared on Broadway as Polonius in "Hamlet". Won Tony award as Best Dramatic Actor.
  • High Tor (1937). Fantasy. Written by Maxwell Anderson. Production designed by Jo Mielziner. Direct by Guthrie McClintic. Martin Beck Theatre: 9 Jan 1937- Jun 1937 (closing date unknown/171 performances). Cast: Peggy Ashcroft, Burgess Meredith (as "Van van Dorn"), Will Archie, Charles D. Brown, William Casamo, John Drew Colt (as "Buddy"), Hume Cronyn (as "Elkus"), Charles Forrester, Leslie Gorall, Harold Grau (as "Third Sailor"), Jackson Halliday, Harry Irvine, John M. Kline, Mab Maynard, Byron McGrath, Harold Moffet, John Philliber, Thomas W. Ross. Produced by Guthrie McClintic. Note: Mr. Anderson won New York Drama Critics Award for this show.
  • The Man in the Dog Suit (1958). Comedy. Written by Albert Belch and William H. Wright. Based on the novel by Edwin Corle. Directed by Ralph Nelson. Coronet Theatre: 30 Oct 1958- 29 Nov 1958 (36 performances). Cast: Thomas Carlin, Kathleen Comegys (as "Mrs. Louis Stoddard"), Hume Cronyn (as "Oliver Walling"), Nancy Cushman, John Griggs, Arthur Hughes, Carmen Mathews, John McGovern, Clinton Sundberg, Jessica Tandy (as "Martha Walling"). Produced by The Producers Theatre. Associate Producer: Lewis Allen.
  • A Day By The Sea (1955). Drama. Written by N.C. Hunter. Directed by Cedric Hardwicke. ANTA Playhouse: 26 Sep 1955- 15 Oct 1955 (24 performances). Cast: John W. Austin (as "William Gregson") [final Broadway role], Leo Britt (as "Humphrey Caldwell"), Veronica Cole (as "Elinor Eddison"), Hume Cronyn (as "Julian Anson"), Halliwell Hobbes (as "David Anson"), Barclay Hodges (as "Toby Eddison"), Megs Jenkins (as "Miss Mathieson"), Dennis King (as "Doctor Farley"), Aline MacMahon (as "Laura Anson"), Jessica Tandy (as "Frances Farrer"). Produced by Huntington Hartford and Stephen Mitchell.
  • (1957) Stage Play: The Egghead. Drama. Written by Molly Day Thatcher. Scenic Design by Richard Sylbert [earliest Broadway credit]. Directed by Hume Cronyn. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 9 Oct 1957- 26 Oct 1957 (21 performances). Cast: Karl Malden (as "Hank Parson"), Eduard Franz (as "Gottfried Roth"), Phyllis Love (as "Sally Parson"), Biff McGuire (as "Martin Donahue"), Ruth Attaway (as "Essie"), Kevin Drohan (as "Jackie Parson"), Graham Jarvis (as "Finney"), Nicholas Pryor (as "Roger Parson"), Lloyd Richards (as "Perry Hall"), Richard Robbins (as "Harvey Robbins"), Helen Shields (as "Madeline Robbins"), Marion Sweet (as "Annie Grierson"). Produced by Hope Abelson.
  • (1938) Stage Play: There's Always a Breeze. Comedy. Written by Edward Caulfield. Directed by Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Windsor Theatre: 2 May 1938- Mar 1938 (closing date unknown/5 performances). Cast: Leslie Barrett, Anne Baxter (as "Lita Hammond"), Alexander Campbell, Curtis Cooksey (as "Oscar Jarvis"), Hume Cronyn (as "Abe Sherman"), Boris De Vadetzky, Herbert Duffy, Sara Floyd, Jeanne Hart, Otto Hulett (as "Harold O'Brien"), Cecilia Loftus (as "Mrs. Weatherby"), William H. Lynn (as "Ernest Hammond"), Rena Mitchell (as "Marie"), Gordon Nelson, Leona Powers, Blanche Sweet (as "Carrie Hammond"), George Volk. Produced by Joseph M. Hyman and Irving Cooper.
  • Mr. Big (1941). Written by Arthur Sheekman and Margaret Shane. Directed by George S. Kaufman. Lyceum Theatre: 30 Sep 1941- 4 Oct 1941 (7 performances). Cast: Florenz Ames (as "Charles G. Wakeshaw"), E.J. Ballantine (as "The Little Man"), Richard Barbee (as "Dr. Willoughby"), George Baxter, Harry M. Cooke, Hume Cronyn (as "Harley L. Miller"), David Crowell, Nina Doll, James Elliott, Ann Evers, Edward Fisher, Sarah Floyd, Betty Furness (as "Amy"), Harold Grau (as "The Man From Boston"), Harry Gribbon, Mitzi Hajos, Judson Laire, Peter Lawrence, William Layton, Jack Leslie, James MacDonald, Ray Mayer, Ruth Thane McDevitt, LeRoi Operti (as "Stanwood"), John Parrish, George Petrie, Eleanor Phelps, Oscar Polk (as "Rodney"), Robert Rhodes, Benson Springer, Rodney Stewart, Sidney Stone, Barry Sullivan (as "Eric Reynolds"), Robert Whitehead, Irwin Wilcox, Fay Wray (as "Paula Loring"). Produced by George S. Kaufman.
  • Madam, Will You Walk (1953). Comedy. Written by Sidney Howard. Incidental music by Max Marlin. Choreographed by Anna Sokolow. Directed by Hume Cronyn and Norman Lloyd. Phoenix Theatre: 1 Dec 19530 10 Jan 1954 (42 performances). Cast: Jill André, David Clarke, Hume Cronyn (as "Dr. Brightlee"), Donald Draper, Nora Dunfee, Robert Emmett, Dan Hogan, David Hooks, Leon Janney (as "Magistrate"), Arthur Jarrett, Edwin Jerome (as Judge Moskowitz") [final Broadway role], Elizabeth Johnstone, Dorrit Kelton (as "Miss Auchincloss"), Madeline King (as "Mrs. Broderick"), Norman Lloyd (as "Mr. Dockwiler"), Mavis Mitchell, John Randolph (as "Officer Mallon"), William Roerick (as "Father Christy"), Buff Shurr, Fred Smith, Susan Steell, Jessica Tandy (as "Mary Doyle"). Produced by The Phoenix Theatre.
  • (1965) Stage: Produced and appeared on Broadway in "Slow Dance on the Killing Ground", 1965. Nominated for Tony Award as Best Producer.
  • (1982) Playwright: Foxfire (written with Susan Cooper).
  • (1946) Stage: Directed Tennessee Williams' "Portrait of a Madonna" in Los Angeles, 1946.
  • (1979) He acted in D.L. Coburn's play, "The Gin Game," at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Jessica Tandy in the cast. Mike Nichols was director.
  • (1950) Stage Play: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep. Comedy. Written by Elaine Ryan. Based on the novel by Ludwig Bemelmans. Directed by Hume Cronyn. Broadhurst Theatre: 2 Mar 1950- 8 Apr 1950 (44 performances). Cast: Richard Abbott (as "The Doctor/Fourth Indian"), Norman Barrs (as "The Cure/Ship's Steward"), Charles Chaplin Jr. (as "Henri/Second Indian"), Booth Colman (as "Marsan/Priest"), Jacqueline Dalya (as "The Dona Bebecita"), Florence Eldridge (as "Miss Leonore Graves"), Harold E. Gordon (as "Second Workman/Indian Drummer"), Phillip Gordon (as "Alfonso Lopez/Indian Dancer"), Henry Guettel (as "Aristide/Third Indian"), Rick Jason (as "Anselmo"), Henry Lascoe (as "Vitasse"), Marguerite Lewis (as "Nurse"), Fredric March (as "His Excellency, General Leonidas Erosa"), Charles Mayer (as "Robert/The Acrobat"), Robert McCahon (as "First Workman/Fifth Indian"), Hope Miller )as "Young Mother/Maria"), Irene Moore (as "Chimene"), Gregory Morton (as "First Gendarme/First Seaman"), Thomas Noyes (as "Second Gendarme/Second Seaman"), Milton Parsons (as "Albert Plaschke"), Sally Anne Parsons (as "French Child/Child Passenger/Indian Child"), Rene Paul (as "Colonel Laboucher/Ship's Officer"), Roy Poole (as "Jean/Fifth Indian"), Stefan Schnabel (as "M. Hufnagel/Don Modesto"), Helen Seamon (as "Clothilde/Young Woman/Second Indian Woman"), Lili Valenty (as "Mille. Borotra/First Indian Woman"). Produced by Nancy Stern and George Nichols III.
  • (1964) Stage Play: The Physicists. Written by Friedrich Duerrenmatt. Book adapted by James Kirkup. Directed by Peter Brook. Martin Beck Theatre: 13 Oct 1964- 28 Nov 1964 (55 performances + 6 previews that began on 7 Oct 1964). Cast: Hume Cronyn (as "George Beutler (Newton)"), Robert Shaw (as "Johann Wilhelm Mobius"), Jessica Tandy (as "Fraulein Doktor Mathilde von Zahnd"), George Voskovec (as "Ernst Heinrich Ernesti (Einstein)"), Roberts Blossom (as "Police Inspector Richard Voss"), Frances Heflin (as "Frau Lina Rose"), Elizabeth Hubbard (as "Monika Stettler"), Doris Rich (as "Marta Boll, the matron"), Doug Chapin (as "Jorg-Lukas, son of Lina and Oskar Rose"), Rod Colbin (as "Uwe Sievers"), Terry Culkin (as "Adolf-Friedrich, son of Lina and Oskar Rose"), Frank Daly (as "Guhl, a police stenographer"), John Dutra (as "Policeman") [final Broadway role], Drew Eliot (as "Policeman"), David Ford (as "Oskar Rose/Frau Lina Rose's husband"), Leland Mayforth (as "Wilfried-Kaspar, son of Lina and Oskar Rose"), Leonard Parker (as "Murillo"), John Perkins (as "McArthur"), Alex Reed (as "Police Doctor"), Jack Woods (as "Blocher, a police photographer"). Understudies: Mark Belsky (as "Adolf-Friedrich/Jorg-Lukas/Wilfried-Kaspar"), Roberts Blossom (as "Ernst Heinrich Ernesti (Einstein)"), Susan Carr (as "Monika Stettler"), Rod Colbin (as "Herbert George Beutler (Newton)"), Frank Daly (as "Police Inspector Richard Voss"), John Dutra (as "Blocher/Guhl/Uwe Sievers"), David Ford (as "Johann Wilhelm Mobius"), Alex Reed (as "Oskar Rose"), Doris Rich (as "Fraulein Doktor Mathilde von Zahnd"), Patricia Ripley (as "Frau Lina Rose/Marta Boll") and Jack Woods (as "Police Doctor"). Produced by Allen-Hodgdon Inc. and Stevens Productions Inc. Produced by arrangement with Robert Whitehead.
  • (August 19, 1955) Guested on "See Hear" with his wife Jessica Tandy.
  • (1972) He acted in David V. Robison's play, "Promenade, All," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (1957) He acted in Albert Bleich and William H. Wright's play, "The Man in the Dog Suit," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (1958) He acted in the play, "Triple Play," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Jessica Tandy and Frances Sternhagen in the cast.
  • (1984) Susan Cooper and his play, "Foxfire," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Phyllis Thaxter, Mason Adams, and Jeff Conaway in the cast.
  • (March 20, 1967 to April 8, 1967) He played Tobias in Edward Albee's play, "A Delicate Balance," at the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Jessica Tandy (Agnes) and Rosemary Murphy (Agnes's sister); in the cast.
  • (1957) He acted in Albert Bleich, William H. Wright, and Edwin Corle's play, "The Man in the Dog-Suit," at the Hinsdale Summer Theater in Hinsdale, Illinois.
  • (1952) He acted in Jan De Harbog's play, "The Fourposter," at the Blackstone Theater in Chicago, Illinois with Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (December 30, 1936) He acted in Maxwell Anderson's play, "High Tor," in a world premiere at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Peggy Ashcroft and Burgess Meredith in the cast. Guthrie McClintic was director.
  • (February 16, 1953) He acted in Jan De Hartog's play, "The Fourposter," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (September 16, 1957) He directed Molly Kazan's play, "The Egghead," in a world premiere at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Karl Malden in the cast.
  • (April 24, 1967) He acted in Edward Albee's play, "A Delicate Balance," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (January 5, 1970) He acted in Peter Luke's play, "Hadrian VII," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (March 17, 1975) He acted in Noel Coward's play, "Noel Coward in Two Keys," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (February 13, 1979) He acted in D.L. Coburn's play, "The Gin Game," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (June 1957) He acted in William H. Wright and Albert Belch's play, "The Man in the Dog Suit," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (June 1958) He acted in Sean O'Casey's plays, "Bedtime Story and "A Pound on Damned," and Benn Levy's play, "The Island of Cipango," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (October 14 to November 22, 1969) He acted in Peter Luke's play, "Hadrian VII," in a Stratford National Company of Canada production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Jean Gascon was director.
  • (November 30, 1971 to January 8, 1972) He acted in Herman Wouk's play,"The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial," at Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with John Forsythe in the cast. Henry Fonda was director.
  • (November 22, 1985 to January 11, 1986) He acted in Susan Cooper and his play, "Foxfire," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Jessica Tandy and Keith Carradine in the cast. David Trainer was director. Ken Billington was lighting designer.
  • (1976-1977 season) He acted in D.L. Coburn's play, "The Gin Game," at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut with Jessica Tandy in the cast before transferred to Broadway in New York City. Mike Nichols was director. David Mitchell was set designer. Bill Walker was costume designer. Ronald Wallace was lighting designer.

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