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  • (1949 - 1967) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1949) Stage Play: Love Me Long. Comedy. Written by Doris Frankel. Scenic Design by John Root. Directed by Brock Pemberton and Margaret Perry. 48th Street Theatre: 7 Nov 1949- 19 Nov 1949 (16 performances). Cast: Harry Bannister (as "Mr. Sharp"), Shirley Booth (as "Abby Quinn"), Heywood Hale Broun (as "Phone Man") [Broadway debut], Russell Hardie (as "Jim Kennedy"), Jennifer Howard (as "Louise Ulmer"), Anne Jackson (as "Margaret Anderson"), George Keane (as "The Skinner"), Carl Low (as "Moving Man") [Broadway debut], Daniel Reed (as "Cleotus P. Anderson"). Produced by Brock Pemberton.
  • (1950) Stage Play: The Bird Cage. Written by Arthur Laurents. Incidental music by Alec Wilder. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by Harold Clurman. Coronet Theatre: 22 Feb 1950- 11 Mar 1950 (21 performances). Cast: Rudy Bond (as "Mr. Mack"), Heywood Hale Broun (as "Mr. Ripley"), Jean Carson (as "Pearl"), Melvyn Douglas (as "Wally Williams"), Rita Duncan (as "Renie Renay"), Kate Harkin (as "Eloise"), Laurence Hugo (as "Vic"), Mike Kellin (as "Frank"), Wright King (as "Joe Williams"), Eleanor Lynn (as "India Grey"), Sanford Meisner (as "Ferdy"), John Shellie (as "Cork") [final Broadway role], Maureen Stapleton (as "Emily Williams"). Produced by Walter Fried and Lars Nordenson.
  • (1950) Stage Play: The Live Wire. Comedy.
  • (1951) Stage Play: The Small Hours. Drama. Written by George S. Kaufman, Heywood Hale Broun and Leueen MacGrath. Directed by George S. Kaufman. National Theatre: 15 Feb 1951- 3 Mar 1951 (20 performances). Cast: Richard Barbee, Kathleen Bolton, Heywood Hale Broun (as "The Great Chesterton"), Maurice Burke, Eileen Burns, Jean Casto, Ludie Claire, Bijou Fernandez (as "Secretary"), Paul Kirk Giles, Oliver Grandi, Ruth Hammond, Joseph Hardy, Carl C. Judd, Donald Keyes, Joyce Lear, Ralph Longley, Leona Maricle, John Marriott, Vickie Marsden, Donald C. McClelland, Paul McGrath, Vera Fuller Mellish (as "Miss Murney"), Thomas Noyes (as "Carter Reynolds"), Wendell K. Phillips (as "Doctor"), Polly Rowles, Dorothy Stickney (as "Laura Mitchell"), Michael Wager, Joan Wetmore. Produced by Max Gordon.
  • (1951) Stage Play: Point of No Return.
  • (1953) Stage Play: The Pink Elephant. Farce.
  • (1954) Stage Play: His and Hers. Comedy.
  • (1956) Stage Play: Bells Are Ringing. Musical comedy. Material adaption by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Music by Jule Styne. Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Vocal arrangements and direction by Herbert Greene and Buster Davis. Dance arrangements by John Morris. Incidental music by John Morris. Choreographed by Jerome Robbins and Bob Fosse. Shubert Theatre (moved to The Alvin Theatre from 15 Dec 1958 to close): 29 Nov 1956- 7 Mar 1959 (924 performances). Cast: Judy Holliday (as "Ella Peterson"), Sydney Chaplin (as "Jeff Moss"), Pam Abbott, Frank Aletter (as "Blake Barton"), Doria Avila, Joanne Birks, Dort Clark (as "Inspector Barnes"), Frank Derbas, Norma Doggett, Phyllis Dorne, Don Emmons, Peter Gennaro (as "Carl"), Frank Green, Eddie Heim, George S. Irving, Patti Karr, Kasimir Kokich, Eddie Lawrence, Marc Leon, Urylee Leonardos, Jeannine Masterson, David McDaniel, Paul Michael, Frank Milton, Barbara Newman, Tom O'Steen, Julian Patrick, John Perkins, Nancy Perkins, Ellen Ray, Michelle Reiner, Marsha Rivers, Steve Roland, Donna Sanders, Jean Stapleton (as "Sue"), Willy Sumner, Ed Thompson, Beryl Towbin, Ben Vargas, Ann Wallace, Bernard West (as "Dr. Kitchell"), Jack Weston (as "Francis"), Pat Wilkes, Billy Wilson, Gordon Woodburn. Replacement cast during Shubert Theatre run: Heywood Hale Broun (as "Francis"), Betty Garrett (as "Ella Peterson") [during Judy Holliday's vacation], Scott Hunter (as "Joey"), Hal Linden (as "Jeff Moss") [Broadway debut], David McDaniel (as "Singer at Night Club"), Paul Michael (as "Police Officer"), Larry Parks (as "Jeff Moss) [during Sidney Chaplin's vacation], Jack Rains (as "Maitre D'Hotel"), Ben Raisen (as "Waiter"). Understudy: June Ericson (as "Ella Peterson"). Replacement cast during Alvin Theatre run: Doria Avila (as "Another Actor"), Vincent Beck (as "Man from Corvello Mob"), Louisa Cabot (as "Dancer"), Michael Davis (as "Singer"), Frank Derbas (as "Carl"), Joan Elliott (as "Singer"), Jain Fairfax (as "Dancer"), Barbara Gutierrez (as "Carol"), Marian Hunter (as "Dancer"), Louis Kosman (as "Dancer/Other Man"), Marc Leon (as "Waiter"), Ripple Lewis (as "Singer"), Hal Linden (as "Jeff Moss"), Paul Lipson (as "Larry Hastings"), Sigyn Lund (as "Dancer"), Frances Martin (as "Dancer"), Paul Merrill (as "Maitre D'Hotel/Singer"), William Miller (as "Dancer"), Philip Nasta (as "Dancer/Master of Ceremonies/Telephone Man"), Mitchell Nutick (as "Dancer/Joey"), Ernest Parham (as "Dancer"), Alice Pearce (as "Sue"), Alan Peterson (as "Dancer"), Ralph Roberts (as "Francis"), Bob Roman (as "Singer"), Adolph Sambogna (as "Dancer"), Donna Sanders (as "Olga"), Mary Ellen Schimmel (as "Singer"), Jim Smock (as "Dancer"), Harriet Spitz (as "Dancer"), Mark Tully (as "Singer/Singer at Night Club"), Edmund Walenta (as "Police Officer/Singer"), Louise Woods (as "Mrs. Mallet/Singer"). Understudies: Doria Avila (as "Carl"), Vincent Beck (as "Jeff Moss"), Jain Fairfax (as "Carol/Olga"), Louis Kosman (as "Man from Corvello Mob"), Marc Leon (as "Dr. Kitchell"), Paul Lipson (as "Sandor"), Frances Martin (as "Gwynne"), Mitchell Nutick (as "Francis"), Steve Roland (as "Inspector Barnes"), Bob Roman (as "Paul Arnold/Ludwig Smiley"), Lynne Stuart (as "Ella Peterson"), Mark Tully (as "Blake Barton"). Note: Filmed as Bells Are Ringing (1960). Produced by The Theatre Guild. Note: Ms. Holliday won Tony award as Best Actress, Musical.
  • (1960) Stage Play: Send Me No Flowers. Comedy. Written by Norman Barasch and Carroll Moore. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Frederick Fox. Directed by James Dyas. Brooks Atkinson Theatre: 5 Dec 1960-7 Jan 1961 (40 performances). Cast: Helen-Jean Arthur, Bruce Brighton, Heywood Hale Broun (as "Mr. Akins"), Judy Carrol, Richard McMurray, Frank Merlin, Michael Miguel O'Brien, Carolyn Olsen, Nancy Olson, Joe Ponazecki, Peter Turgeon, David Wayne (as "George Kimball"). Produced by Courtney Burr and Edward Specter Productions Inc. Note: Filmed by Martin Melcher Productions [distributed by Universal Pictures] as Send Me No Flowers (1964).
  • (1961) Stage Play: Take Her, She's Mine. Comedy.
  • (1963) Stage Play: My Mother, My Father and Me.
  • (1965) Stage Play: Xmas in Las Vegas.
  • (1967) Stage Play: Little Murders. Written by Jules Feiffer. Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee. Directed by George Sherman [credited as George L. Sherman] (earliest Broadway credit). Broadhurst Theatre: 25 Apr 1967- 29 Apr 1967 (7 performances + 16 previews that began on 10 Apr 1967). Cast: Heywood Hale Broun (as "Carol Newquist") [final Broadway role], Barbara Cook (as "Patsy Newquist"), Elliott Gould (as "Alfred Chamberlain"), Phil Leeds (as "Lieut. Miles Practice"), Richard Schaal (as "Reverend Henry Dupas"), David Steinberg (as "Kenny Newquist"), Ruth White (as "Marjorie Newquist"). Produced by Alexander H. Cohen. Associate Producer: Sidney Lanier. Note: Filmed as Little Murders (1971).

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