Heartbreak House. Comedy (revival). Written by George Bernard Shaw
. Scenic Design by John Koenig. Costume Design by Millia Davenport. Directed by Orson Welles
. Mercury Theatre: 29 Apr 1938- Jun 1938 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: Mady Christians
(as "Hesione Hushabye"), George Coulouris
(as "Boss Mangan"),
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[on Robert Ryan
] A disturbing mixture of anger and tenderness who had reached stardom by playing mostly brutal, neurotic roles that were at complete variance with his true nature.
During his teaching days at Julliard, one of his students was Robin Williams
, whom Houseman admired. The actor later advised the future comedian that he should quit Julliard since he was wasting his talent, and strike out on his own as a comedian which Williams soon did.