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  • (1926 - 1949) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1926) Stage Play: Naked. Written by Luigi Pirandello. Translated by Arthur Livingston. Directed by Augustin Duncan. Princess Theatre: 8 Nov 1926- Dec 1926 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn (as "Grotti") [Broadway debut], Carlin Crandall (as "Franco Laspiga"), Augustin Duncan (as "Ludovico Nota"), Porter Hall (as "Alfredo Cantavalle"), Mattie Keene (as "Signoria Onoria"), Marguerite Risser (as "Ersilia Drei"), Georgiana Von Tornow (as "Emma"). Produced by Augustin Duncan.
  • (1927) Stage Play: Out of the Night. Comedy/mystery.
  • (1928) Stage Play: To-Morrow. Written by Hull Gould and Saxon Kling. Directed by Philip Bartholomae. Lyceum Theatre: 28 Dec 1928- Jan 1929 (closing date unknown/11 performances). Cast: Walter Allen (as "Prof. Withers"), Margaret Arrow (as "Aunt Ada"), Carroll Ashburn (as "A Broker"), Jessie Busley (as "Grace"), Harold Elliott (as "Charles"), Bruce Evans (as "Tommy"), Clyde Fillmore (as "Herbert"), Fred Irving Lewis (as "Teddy"), Mary Loane (as "Helen"), Kathleen Mulqueen (as "Mary"), Joseph Parry (as "Radio Operator"), Joan Sudlow (as "Spanish Singer"). Produced by John Ashley.
  • (1929) Stage Play: The Seagull. Comedy/drama (revival). Written by Anton Chekhov.
  • (1929) Stage Play: Inspector Kennedy. Drama. Written by Milton Herbert Gropper and Edna Sherry. Directed by William Hodge. Bijou Theatre: 20 Dec 1929- Jan 1930 (closing date unknown/43 performances). Cast: Abbott Adams (as "Detective Reilly"), Carroll Ashburn (as "Charlie Dunn"), Maurice Barrett (as "Byrne"), Valerie Bergere (as "Mrs. Wemble"), Maurice Burke (as "Tony Carroll"), Goo Chong (as "Wong"), William Cullen (as "Detective Rorke"), Felix Figman (as "Officer Smith"), Henry Herbert (as "Dwight Mortover"), William Hodge (as "Inspector Kennedy"), Eve Kohl (as "Ada"), Don Merrifield (as "Matthew Carroll"), Margaret Mullen (as "Barbara Dean"), Lawrence O'Sullivan (as "Officer Thomas"), C. Russell Sage (as "Dr. Gray"), Walter Watson (as "Gilbert Mortover").
  • (1930) Stage Play: At the Bottom.
  • (1930) Stage Play: The Seagull. Comedy/drama (revival). Written by Anton Chekhov. Waldorf Theatre: 9 Jan 1930- Mar 1930 (closing date unknown/72 performances). Cast: Walter Abel (as "Trigorin"), Carroll Ashburn (as "Dr. Dorn"), E.J. Ballantine (as "Sorin"), Barbara Bulgakova, Evelyn Hill, Victor Kilian (as "Shamrayev"), Elsa Lazareff, Lewis Leverett, Boris Marshalov, Mary Morris, Robert Parsons, Ian Wolfe (as "Medvedenko"), Dorothy Yokel. Produced by Leo Bulgakov Theatre Associates Inc. [ Leo Bulgakov].
  • (1930) Stage Play: This One Man. Drama. Written by Sidney Buchman. Directed by Leo Bulgakov. Morosco Theatre: 21 Oct 1930-Nov 1930 (closing date unknown/39 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn (as "Mr. Wilkes"), Mike Donlin (as "Jig"), Billy Fay (as "Pop"), William Franklin (as "Dan"), Robert Griffin (as "First Questioner"), Paul Guilfoyle (as "Marvin Holland"), Charles Harrison (as "Dan"), Victor Kilian (as "Second Questioner"), Boris Mashalov (as "Eugene Vignon"), Constance McKay (as "Molly Holland"), Paul Muni (as "Saul Holland"), Dean Raymond (as "Doctor Camp"), George Spear (as Mr. Chambers"). Produced by Arthur Lubin and Richard W. Krakauer.
  • (1930) Stage Play: The Life Line. Comedy.
  • (1932) Stage Play: Jamboree.
  • (1933) Stage Play: We, The People. Written by Elmer Rice. Directed by Elmer Rice. Empire Theatre: 21 Jan 1933- Mar 1933 (closing date unknown/49 performances). Cast: Frieda Altman (as "Passer-by"), David Appelbe, Carroll Ashburn (as "Larry Collins"), Mildred Baker, Harry Bellaver (as "Mike Ramsay"), Jules J. Bennett, Marvin S. Borowsky, Orrin Burke, Sam Byrd (as "Peter Hines"), Burr Caruth, George Christie, Blaine Cordner (as Albert Collins"), Glenn Coulter, Charles H. Davis, Gregory Deane, Lawrence Ellinger, Katherine Emmet (as "Sarah Collins"), Harry Fischer, Walter Greaza (as "Cleveland Thomas"), Alan Hale (as "Passer-by"), Randolph Hale, Jane Hamilton, Fred Herrick, William Ingersoll, House Jameson (as "James Moulton"), Alice John (as "Edna Innes"), Charles La Torre (as "Louis Volterra"), David Leonard, Howard Miller, Grace Mills, Harry Moore, Carlton Moss, Clement O'Loghlin, George Pembroke, Eleanor Phelps, Mildred Quigley, R. Birrell Rawls, Arthur Ritchie, Florence Robinson (as "Passer-by"), Herbert Rudley, Maria Sermolino, Phil Sheridan, Jean Sidney, Juliana Taberna, Forrest Taylor, Ralph Theadore, Calvin Thomas, Thomas F. Tracey, Valerie Valaire, Egisto Visser, Gladys Walker, Pierre Watkins, Maurice Wells, Frank H. Wilson (as "Steve Clinton"). Produced by Elmer Rice.
  • (1933) Stage Play: Move On, Sister. Drama.
  • (1934) Stage Play: They Shall Not Die. Drama. Written by John Wexley. Scenic Design by Lee Simonson. Directed by Philip Moeller. Royale Theatre: 21 Feb 1934- Apr 1934 (closing date unknown/62 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn (as "Mr. Lawrence/Lowery"), St. Clair Bayfield, Irene Bevans, Alfred Brown, Teddy Browne, Georgia Burke, Orrin Burke, George A. Cameron, George Carroll, George Christie, K. Browne Cooke, Leo Curley, Angus Duncan, Carl Eckstrom (as "Circuit Solicitor Slade") [final Broadway role], Tom Ewell (as "Red/Young Man") [Broadway debut], Jack Flynn, Ross Forrester, Catherine Francis, Vallejo Gantner, Ruth Gordon (as "Lucy Wells"), Anthony Douglas Gregory, Marshall Hale, Bryant Hall, Thurston Hall (as "Judge"), George R. Hayes, Charles Henderson, Harry Hermsen, Fred Herrick, Eddie Hodge (as "Killian/Ensemble"), Lawrence M. Hurdle, William Jackson, Dean Jagger (as "Russell Evans"), Alexander Jones, John L. Kearney, Louis John Latzer, Robert J. Lawrence, William Lynn, William H. Malone, Edward Mann, George C. Mantell, Phil S. Michaels, Fred Miller, Grace Mills, Hale Norcross (as "Luther Blakely"), William Norton, Betty Oakwood, Frederick Persson, Frank Phillips, Robert D. Phillips, Robert Porterfield, Claude Rains (as "Nathan G. Rubin"), Hugh Rennie (as "Smith/Johnny"), Bob Ross, Dorothy E. Ryan, Edward Ryan Jr., Erskine Sanford, Ralph Sanford, Cecil Scott, Joseph Scott, Joseph Smalls, Ben Smith, C. Ellsworth Smith, Al Stokes, Jack Stone, Jerome Sylvon, Ralph Theodore (as "Sheriff Wren"), Robert Thomsen, Derek Trent, Grafton Trew (as "Warner"), Allan Vaughan, Ben Vivian, Linda Watkins, Charles Wellesley, Albert West, Helen Westley (as "Mrs. Wells"), John Wheeler, Frank Wilson, Frank Woodruff, James Young. Produced by The Theatre Guild.
  • (1934) Stage Play: Judgment Day. Drama. Written by Elmer Rice. Scenic Design by Aline Bernstein. Directed by Elmer Rice. Belasco Theatre: 12 Sep 1934- Dec 1934 (closing date unknown/93 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn (as "Dr. Wolfgang Bathory"), Lee Baker (as "Dr. Michael Vlora"), William H. Barwald (as "Colonel Jon Sturdza"), St. Clair Bayfield, Raymond Bramley, Peggy Burt (as "Ensemble"), Romaine Callender (as "Gen. Michael Rakovski"), Horace Casselberry (as "Dr. Mensch"), Lionel Dante (as "Pekmesi"), Brice Disque Jr. (as "Marek"), Edward Downes (as "Nekludov"), Olga Druce (as "Sonia Kuman"), Charles Durand, Ted Erwin (as "Ensemble"), Walter Greaza (as "George Khitov"), W.J. Hackett, Edward Hill (as "Ensemble"), Ferdi Hoffman (as "The Court Reporter"), Ethel Intropodi (as "Marthe Teodorova"), House Jameson (as "Grigori Vesnic"), Joseph Julian (as "Srazhimir"), Ryder Keane, Louis Le Bay (as "Jonescu"), Philip Leigh (as "Professor Paul Murusi") [final Broadway role], Frank Lovejoy (as "Jorga"), Edward Mann, Fania Marinoff (as "Giulia Crevellli"), James Moore, Thomas B. O'Connor (as "Ensemble"), Robert Rice (as "Ensemble"), Hans Robert, Mark Schweid, Vincent Sherman (as "Conrad Noli"), Aage Steenshorne, St. John Terrell, William Toubin, Leslie Urbach (as "Ensemble"), Josephine Victor (as "Lydia Kuman"), Eric Wollencott (as "Kurt Schneider"). Produced by Elmer Rice.
  • (1935) Stage Play: Dead End. Drama. Written by Sidney Kingsley. Production Design by Norman Bel Geddes. Directed by Sidney Kingsley. Belasco Theatre: 28 Oct 1935- 12 Jun 1937 (687 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn (as "Mr. Griswald"), Charles Bellin, Charles Benjamin, Philip Bourneuf (as "Interne"), Marie R. Burke, Richard Clark, Francis G. Cleveland, George Cotton (as "Doorman"), Marc Daniels, Francis De Sales, Ethel Dell, Gabriel Dell (as "T.B.") [Broadway debut], Joe Downing (as "Babyface Martin"), Charles R. Duncan, Willis Duncan, Dan Duryea (as "G-Man") [Broadway debut], Elspeth Eric (as "Drina"), Sidonie Espero, Martin Gabel, Edward P. Goodnow, David Gorcey (as "Second Avenue Boy"), Leo Gorcey (as "Second Avenue Boy") [only Broadway appearance], Huntz Hall (as "Dippy") [only Broadway appearance], Billy Halop (as "Tommy") [Broadway debut], Drina Hill, Bobby Jordan (as "Angel"), Margaret Linden (as "Lady with Dog") [final Broadway role], Sidney Lumet (as "Small Boy"), Blossom MacDonald (as "Ensemble"), Marjorie Main (as "Mrs. Martin"), Margaret Mullen, Robert J. Mulligan, Theodore Newton, George N. Price (as "Old Gentleman") [final Broadway role], Bernard Punsly (as "Milty"), Lewis L. Russell, Harry Selby, Joseph Taibi, William Toubin, Sheila Trent (as "Francey"), Cyril Gordon Weld, Billy Winston, Louis Woods, Elizabeth Wrangle (as "Ensemble") [credited as Elizabeth Wragge], Dane Clark (as "Sailor") [credited as Bernard Zanville]. Produced by Norman Bel Geddes. Note: Filmed by The Samuel Goldwyn Company [distributed by United Artists as Dead End (1937).
  • (1936) Stage Play: Ten Million Ghosts. Drama. Written by Sidney Kingsley. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Directed by Sidney S. Kingsley. St. James Theatre: 23 Oct 1936- Nov 1936 (closing date unknown/11 performances). Cast: Lester Alden (as "Balkan/Waiter"), Dave Arthur (as "Spewack"), Carroll Ashburn (as "General Louvet"), Lee Baker (as "Francois de Kruif"), Peter Barry (as "Telegraph Boy"), Felton Bickley (as "Armed Guard/Bonnard"), Philip Bourneuf (as "Lessay"), Charles Bowden (as "Messenger Boy"), George Coulouris (as "Zacharey"), Stuart Ferguson (as "Soldier"), Martin Gabel (as "Peter"), Myles Geoffrey (as "Louis/Aide to Louvet"), John Harding (as "Orderly"), Ray Harper (as "Gabry"), Alfred Hesse (as "Muller"), Otto Hulett (as "Ryan"), Stanley Jessup (as "Shore"), George Justin (as "Messenger Boy"), David Leight (as "French Worker/Butler"), Bernard Lenrow (as "Red Cross Sergeant"), David Merrill (as "Thomas"), Dodson Mitchell (as "Otto von Kruif"), Meg Mundy (as "Secretary"), Barbara O'Neil (as "Madeleine"), C. Russell Sage (as "General Dumont/Jones"), James Sidney (as "Anderson"), Joseph Singer (as "German Worker"), Howard Solness (as "Foreman"), Kurt Stall (as "Intelligence Officer"), John Walker (as "Dr. La Marr/Roberts"), Orson Welles (as "Andre"), Robert X. Williams (as "Schmidt"). Produced by Sidney Kingsley.
  • (1936) Stage Play: Brother Rat. Comedy. Written by John Monks Jr. [only Broadway credit] and Fred F. Finklehoffe [earliest Broadway credit]. All Musical Arrangements and Orchestra by Alexander Haas. Scenic Design by Cirker & Robbins. Directed by George Abbott. Biltmore Theatre: 16 Dec 1936- May 1938 (closing date unknown/577 performances). Cast: Eddie Albert (as "Bing Edwards"), Frank Albertson (as "Billy Randolph"), Carroll Ashburn (as "Colonel Ramm"), Wyn Cahoon (as "Joyce Winfree"), Richard Clark (as "Harley Harrington"), José Ferrer (as "Dan Crawford"), Kathleen Fitz (as "Kate Rice"), Robert Foulk (as "A. Furman Townsend, Jr."), Anna Franklin (as "Jenny"), Robert Griffith (as "'Tripod' Andrews"), David Hoffman (as "Slim"), 'Lamar King' (as "Member of the Guard"), Gerard Lewis (as "'Newsreel' Scott"), Mary Mason (as "Claire Ramm"), James Monks (as "Member of the Guard"), Robert O'Donovan (as "Member of the Guard"), Curtis Burnley Railing (as "Mrs. Brooks"), Ezra Stone (as "'Mistol' Bottome"), Walter Wagner (as "Member of the Guard"), 'Vincent York' (as "Lieutenant "Lace Drawers" Rogers"). Produced by George Abbott. Note: Filmed by Warner Bros. as Brother Rat (1938).
  • (1937) Stage Play: Angel Island. Comedy/mystery.
  • (1938) Stage Play: The Boys from Syracuse. Musical comedy. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Book by George Abbott. Based on the play "The Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare. Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek. Musical Director: Harry S. Levant. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Irene Sharaff. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Choreographed by George Balanchine. Directed by George Abbott. Alvin Theatre: 23 Nov 1938- 10 Jun 1939 (235 performances). Cast: Eddie Albert (as "Antipholus of Syracuse"), Grace Albert, Micky Alvarez, Dolores Anderson, Muriel Angelus, Carroll Ashburn (as "Duke of Ephesus"), Libby Bennett, Marguerite Benton, Ruth Brady, Betty Bruce, Florine Callahan, Renee Cettel, George Church, John Clarke, Stella Clauson, Alice Craig, Betty De Elmo, Buddy Douglas, Clifford Dunstan, Florence Fair, Bee Farnum, Sidney Gordon, Ruth Gormly, Ronald Graham, Joseph Granville, Joseph Harris, Teddy Hart (as "Dromio of Ephesus"), Claire Harvey, Robert Howard, Burl Ives (as "Tailor's Apprentice"), Dan Karry, Laura Kellogg, Bob Lawrence, Lita Lede, Connie Leslie, Tom Lynch, Jack Malis, Owen Martin, Edwin Mills, Vivien Moore, Wynn Murray, John O'Shaughnessy, Harry Peterson, Jimmy Savo, Joseph Scandur, Byron Shores, Robert Sidney, Mildred Solly, Lee Tannen, Anna Mae Tesslo, Beau Tilden (as "Dancer"), Heidi Vosseler, Margaret Walsh, Davenie Watson, Marcy Wescott, Armonce Wilkins, James Wilkinson, Claire Wolf, Herbert Wood. Produced by George Abbott.
  • (1939) Stage Play: See My Lawyer. Musical comedy. Written by Richard Maibaum and Harry Clork. Scenic Design by Cirker & Robbins. Directed by Ezra Hunt. Biltmore Theatre: 27 Sep 1939- 6 Apr 1940 (224 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn, Ralph Bell, Milton Berle (as "Arthur Lee"), Robert Griffith, Teddy Hart, George Hirose (as "Ichiro Kato"), David Hoffman (as Seymore Tyler"), Richard Lee, Gary Merrill (as "Peter Russo") [Broadway debut], Millard Mitchell (as "Joseph O'Rourke"), Edward J. Nugent (as "Robert Carlin"), Robin Raymond, Mary Rolfe, John Shellie (as "A Man"), Norman Tokar, Walter Wanger (as "Shoeshine Boy"), Fleming Ward. Produced by George Abbott. Note: Filmed by Universal Pictures as See My Lawyer (1945).
  • (1939) Stage Play: The World We Make. Drama.

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