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  • Appeared as Leo Herman on Broadway in "A Thousand Clowns" with Tom Selleck (July-October 2001)
  • (October 2004 - January 2005) : Played "Juror #1" in the Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway debut of Reginald Rose's play "Twelve Angry Men"
  • (March 2006) : Plays Smith in "The Music Teacher" play/opera by Wallace Shawn and Allen Shawn (The New Group at the Minetta Lane Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (February 2009) : Played Brigadier-General Ezra Mannon in "Mourning Becomes Electra" play by Eugene O'Neill (Theater Row/Acorn, New York City, New York, USA).
  • The Merchant (1977). Written by Arnold Wesker. Directed by John Dexter. Plymouth Theatre: 16 Nov 1977- 20 Nov 1977 (6 performances + 8 previews). Cast: John Clements (as "Antonio Querini, A merchant of Venice"), Joseph Leon (as "Shylock Kolner, A Jew of Venice"), Roberta Maxwell (as "Portia Contarini, An heiress of Venice"), Marian Seldes (as "Rivka Kolner, Shylock's sister"), Russ Banham (as "Venetian"), Mark Blum (as "Venetian") [Broadway debut], Philip Carroll (as "Venetian"), James David Cromar (as "Venetian"), Julie Garfield (as "Jessica Kolner, Shylock's daughter"), Gloria Gifford (as "Nerissa, Portia's maid"), Jeffrey Horowitz (as "Solomon Usque, A playwright") [Broadway debut], Leib Lensky (as "Moses of Castelazzo, a portrait painter"), Rebecca Malka (as "Servant"), Everett McGill (as "Lorenzo Pisani, Bassanio's friend"), Brian Meister (as "Venetian"), Riggs O'Hara (as "Graziano Sanudo, Antonio's assistant"), William Roerick (as "Girolamo Priuli, Doge of Venice"), John Seitz (as "Tubal di Ponti, Shylock's partner"), Nicolas Surovy (as "Bassanio Visconti, Antonio's godson"), Boris Tumarin (as "Abtalion da Modena, Shylock's Tutot") [Final Broadway role], John Tyrrell (as "Venetian"), Angela Wood (as "Rebecca da Mendes, Daughter of Portugese banker"). Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman. Bernard B. Jacobs: President), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Roger Berlind and Eddie Kulukundis. Produced in association with SRO Productions, Ltd. Note: During it's pre-Broadway tryout in Philadelphia, star Zero Mostel played Shylock at the Forrest Theatre in Philadelphia for one preview (2 Sep 1977). He died suddenly on 8 Sep 1977 and was replaced by Joseph Leon.
  • Lost in Yonkers (1991). Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Directed by Gene Saks. Richard Rodgers Theatre: 21 Feb 1991- 3 Jan 1993 (780 performances + 11 previews that began on 12 Feb 1991). Cast: Mercedes Ruehl (as "Bella"), Kevin Spacey (as "Louie"), Irene Worth (as "Grandma Kurnitz"), Mark Blum (as "Eddie"), Danny Gerard (as "Arty"), Lauren Klein (as "Gert"), Jamie Marsh (as "Jay"). Standbys: Leslie Ayvazian (as "Gert"), Irene Dailey (as "Grandma Kurnitz"), Mike Damus (as "Arty"), David Neipris (as "Jay"). Understudies: David Chandler (as "Eddie/Louie"), Didi Conn (as "Bella/Gert"), Pauline Flanagan (as "Grandma Kurnitz"), David Neipris (as "Jay)", Justin Strock (as "Arty"). Produced by Emanuel Azenberg. Note: Filmed as Lost in Yonkers (1993).

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