(1926- 1963). Active on Broadway
in the following productions:
(1926). Stage Play: Hello, Lola. Musical comedy. Book by Dorothy Donnelly. From "Seventeen" by Booth Tarkington
. Based on the stage adaptation of "Seventeen" by Hugh Stanislaus Stange
and Stannard Mears
. Music by William Kernell
. Lyrics by Dorothy Donnelly
. Musical Director: Charles Sieger. Directed by Seymour Felix
. Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre: (moved to Maxine Elliott's Theatre from 8 Feb 1926 to close): 12 Jan 1926- 20 Feb 1926 (47 performances). Cast: Avis Adair, Earl Atkinson, Edythe Baker, Sylvia Carol, Dorothy Casey, Kittye Casey, Lillian Clerke, Cullen Clewis, Elisha Cook Jr.
[credited as Elisha Cook] (as "Joe Bullitt") [Broadway debut
], George Crouch, Don DeFrancis, Nanette Flack, Jay C. Flippen
(as "Genesis"), Ben Franklin, Bert Gardner, Ben Hendricks Jr.
, Richard Keene, Constance Lahleet, Nancy Lea, Frances Mildern, Albert Miller, Betty Noi, Dorothy Palmer, Virginia Ray, Diddie Read, Beatrice Reiss, Wyn Richmond (as "May Parcher"), Howard Shea, Cora Stephens, Wally Stewart, George E. Stone
[credited as Georgie Stone] (as "Johnnie Watson"), Margaret Brooke Sullivan, Larry Vale, Katherine Vercelle, Louise Vercelle, Marjorie White
, Harry Wood, Emma Wyche. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
(1926). Stage Play: Henry-Behave. Comedy/farce. Written by Lawrence Langner
. Directed by Gustav Blum. Nora Bayes Theatre: 23 Aug 1926- Nov 1926 (closing date unknown/96 performances). Cast: Walton Butterfield
(as "Clement Courtney"), Elisha Cook Jr.
(as "Dick Wilton"), Charlyne Courtland (as "Lavinia Courtney"), John Cumberland (as "Henry Wilton"), Charles De Bevoise (as "Archibald Musgrove"), Gail De Hart (as "Blanche Wilton"), Waldo Edwards
(as "Arthur Courtney"), Violet Hill (as "Susan"), Loraine Lally (as "Beatrice Beamish"), Gladys Lloyd (as "Evelyn Hollis"), Beresford Lovett
(as "Alton B. Stevens"), James Newcombe (as "Frank Adair"), Pat O'Brien
(as "Anthony Alexander"), Edward G. Robinson
(as "Westsott P. Bennett"), Darrell Starnes (as "Policeman"), Mary Walsh (as "Geraldine Tussant"), Justina Wayne (as "Kate Wilton"), Carrie Weller (as "Mrs. Huxley"), Irene Young (as "Adelaide Musgrove"), Jacob Zollinger (as "George"). Produced by Gustav Blum.
(1928). Stage Play: Her Unborn Child. Written by Howard McKent Barnes and Grace Hayward. Directed by Melville Burke
. Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre: 5 Mar 1928- Apr 1928 (closing date unknown/47 performances). Cast: Margaret Byers, Elisha Cook Jr.
, William Corbett, Pauline Drake, Theodore Hecht, Ivy Mertons, Lea Penman
(as "Miss Conover"), Effie Shannon
. Produced by Majestic Productions. Inc.
(1928). Stage Play: The Kingdom of God. Written by Gregorio Martinez Sierra. Translated by Helen Granville-Barker
and Harley Granville-Barker
. Directed by E.M. Blyth. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 20 Dec 1928- Mar 1929 (closing date unknown/92 performances. Cast: George Alison (as "Don Lorenzo"), Patrice Amati (as "The Dumb Girl"), Ethel Barrymore
(as "Sister Gracia, age 19/Sister Gracia, age 29/Sister Gracia, age 70"), Phyllis Blake (as "Sister Juliana/Cecilia"), Susan Blake (as "Lula"), Joan Carvel (as "Lorenza"), Lenore Chippendale (as "Maria Isabela/Sister Manuela"), Elisha Cook Jr.
(as "Juan de Dios"), Lionel Dante
(as "Jose"), Madeline Delmar (as "Margarita"), Marcel Dill
(as "Vincente"), 'Ernestine Gaines' (QV) (as "Candelas"), Georgia Harvey
(as "Quica"), William B. Mack
(as "Liborio"), Gertrude Maitland
(as "Sister Cristina"), Bernard Max (as "Victor"), Georgie Drew Mendum (as "The Innocent"), McKay Morris (as "Enrique"), Leslie Orleans (as "Ramon"), Harry Plimmer
(as "Trajano"), Charles Powers (as "Morenito"), Eleanor Powers (as "Paquita"), Ralph Roberts (as "Gabriel/Policarpo"), Anita Rothe (as "Sister Manuela"), Jeannette Sherwin (as "Sister Dionisia"), Edward Teene (as "Alphonse"), Jane Towneley (as "Engracia"). Produced by Lee Shubert. Note: This was the first production to open at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.
(1930). Stage Play: Many a Slip. Comedy. Comedy. Written by Edith Fitzgerald and Robert Riskin
. Directed by Robert Riskin. Little Theatre: 3 Feb 1930- Mar 1930 (closing date unknown/56 performances). Cast: Tom Brown
(as "Ted Coster"), Elisha Cook Jr.
(as "Stan Price"), Malcolm Duncan
(as "William Coster"), Maude Eburne
(as "Smithy"), Douglass Montgomery
(as "Jerry Brooks"), Dorothy Sands, Sylvia Sidney
(as "Patsy Coster"). Produced by Lew Cantor
(1931). Stage Play: Privilege Car. Melodrama.
(1932). Stage Play: Lost Boy. Drama. Written by T.C. Upham. Directed by James Light
. Mansfield Theatre: 5 Jan 1932- Jan 1932 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: William Balfour
(as "Mr. Gilkey"), Edgar Barrier
(as "Joe Hebert"), Charles Berre (as "Dick"), Ralph W. Chambers
(as "Gould") [Broadway debut
], Ruth Chorpenning (as "Mrs. Demarco"), George Colan (as "Mr. Demarco"), Elisha Cook Jr.
(as "Francis Demarco"), Mooney Diamond (as "Toivo"), Joseph Eggenton (as "Mr. Bullock"), Clyde Franklin
(as "Dr. Stewart"), John Garfield
[credited as Jules Garfield] (as "Bill") [Broadway debut
], George Price (as "Judge Donnelly"), George Rogers (as "Mr. Felch"), Richard Ross (as "Albert"), Alexander Smith (as "Policeman"), Gilbert Squarey (as "Jimmy"), Ann Thomas (as "Aggie Demarco"), Carrie Weller (as "Mrs. Hazelton"), Peter Xantho (as "Court Stenographer"). Produced by Burton Harfod.
(1932). Stage Play: Merry-Go-Round. Written by Albert Maltz
and George Sklar
. Directed by Walter Hart. Provincetown Playhouse: 22 Apr 1932- Jun 1932 (closing date unknown/48 performances). Cast: John Bell, Harry Bellaver
(as "Butch"), Jack Bennett, Doan Borrup
(as "Mayor Manning"), Dorothy Braun, Joseph Carewe, Dan Carey, Horace Casselberry, Jean Clarendon, Elisha Cook Jr.
(as "Ed Martin"), Robert Crozier, Diane Crystal, Frank Dae
(as "Police Commissioner Garvey"), Viola Frayne, Robert H. Gordon, Glorian Gray, Dorothy Howard, Frank Howson, Harold Huber
(as "Jig Zelli"), Frank Layton, Ian Maclaren, Nina Melville, Robert J. Mulligan, Kermit Murdock, Lawrence C. O'Brien, Kempton Race, Ruth Thomas, Thomas F. Tracey
(as "Dr. Koenig"), Mel Tyler, Edward Vickery. Produced by Michael Blankfort and Walter Hart.
(1932). Stage Play: Chrysalis. Written by Rose Albert Porter. Directed by Theresa Helburn
. Martin Beck Theatre: 15 Nov 1932- Dec 1932 (closing date unknown/23 performances). Cast: Arling Alcine, Wihelmina Barton, Humphrey Bogart
(as "Don Ellis"), Fannie Bourke
[credited as Fan Bourke] (as "Blondie") [final Broadway
credit], Lalive Brownell, Lily Cahill, Kathleen Comegys
(as "Mrs. Haron"), Elisha Cook Jr.
(as "Honey Rogers"), Gilberte Frey, Jessie Graham, Georgie Lee Hall, Thurston Hall
(as "Judge Halman"), Hazel Hanna, Florence Heller, Henrietta Kaye, Elia Kazan
(as "Louis") [Broadway debut
], George Kinsey, Frank Layton, Phyllis Loughton, Jean MacIntyre, Kathryn McClure, Jock Munro, Mary Orr, Osgood Perkins
(as "Michael Haverill"), Beta Rothafel, Toni Sorel, Harry D. Southard, Margaret Sullavan
(as "Lyda Cose"), Russell Thayer, June Walker
(as "Eve Haron"), Harold Woodall, Edmund Ziman. Produced by Martin Beck
. Produced in association with Lawrence Langner
and Theresa Helburn.
(1933). Stage Play: Three-Cornered Moon. Comedy. Written by Gertrude Tonkonogy
credit]. Scenic Design by Arthur P. Segal. Directed by Alfred De Liagre Jr.
Cort Theatre: 16 Mar 1933- May 1933 (closing date unknown/76 performances). Cast: Paula Bauersmith
(as "Jenny"), Elisha Cook Jr.
(as "Ed Rimplegar"), (as "Dr. Alan Stevens"), John Eldredge
, Ruth Gordon
(as "Elizabeth Rimplegar"), Ben Lackland
(as "Kenneth Rimplegar"), Cecilia Loftus
(as "Mrs. Rimplegar"), Eunice Stoddard (as "Kitty"), Richard Whorf
(as "Donald"). Produced by Richard Aldrich
and Alfred De Liagre Jr.
(1935). Stage Play: Crime Marches On. Farce.
(1936) Stage: Appeared (as "Bird") in "Come Angel Band" on Broadway
. Drama. Written by Dudley Nichols
and Stuart Anthony
. Directed by Melville Burke
. 46th Street Theatre: 18 Feb 1936-Feb 1936 (closing date unknown/2 performances). Cast: Arthur Barrows, Burke Clarke, Frank Conlan
, Curtis Cooksey
(as "Fate Shannon"), Clarice Cornell, J. Hammond Dailey, Joseph Eggerton, Victor Esker, Elvin Field, Joyce Gates, Arthur Griffin, J. Louis Johnson, Lester Lonergan III, Eleanor Lynn, Frederick Maynard, Edgar Nelson, Robert Pitkin, Robert Taber, George R. Taylor, Walter Wagner, Iris Whitney
(as "Beulah Shannon"), Frank Wilcox
(as "Sheriff Garr"), Robert Woods. Produced by Eugene Walter
(1963). Stage Play: Arturo Ui. Written by Bertolt Brecht
(from "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui"). Book adapted by George Tabori
. Incidental music by Jule Styne
. Music orchestrated by Ray Ellis. Production Design by Rouben Ter-Arutunian
. Make-up Supervisor: Mitchell Erickson. Lighting Assistant: Martin Aronstein. Directed by Tony Richardson
. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre: 11 Nov 1963- 16 Nov 1963 (8 performances + 5 previews that began on 6 Nov 1963). Cast: Christopher Plummer
(as "Arturo Ui"), Michael Constantine
(as "Dogsborough"), Elisha Cook
(as "Giuseppe Givola"), Roger De Koven
(as "The Actor"), Hugh Franklin (as "Clark"), Henry Lascoe (as "Butcher"), Lionel Stander
(as "Manuele Giri"), Murvyn Vye
(as "Ernesto Roma"), Sandy Baron
(as "Bowl/Priest/Ensemble"), Leonardo Cimino
(as "Fish/Ensemble"), Oliver Clark
(as "Young Dogsborough"), James Coco
(as "O'Casey/Ensemble"), George Cotton
(as "Mulberry"), James Frawley
(as "Flake/Ensemble"), Harold Gary
(as "Arturo Ui's Bodyguard"), Louis Guss
(as "Ragg/Ensemble"), Chuck Haren (as "Inna/Ensemble"), Diane Higgins (as "Ensemble"), Dossie Hollingsworth (as "Dockdaisy"), Bobby Dean Hooks (as "Ensemble"), John Karlen
(as "Shorty/Ensemble"), Frank Loren (as "Ensemble"), Gubi Mann (as "Ensemble"), John Marriott (as "Jim Crocket/Ensemble"), Paul Michael (as "The Barker/Goodwill"), David O'Brien (as "Defense Counsel/Ensemble"), Tom Pedi
(as "Arturo Ui's Bodyguard"), Antony Ponzini
(as "Ensemble"), Beah Richards
(as "The Woman"), Madeleine Sherwood
(as "Betty Dullfeet"), William Shust (as "Sheet/Ensemble"), Jim Stark (as "Ensemble"), Glenn Stensel (as "Doctor/Ensemble"), Warren Wade (as "Gaffles/Judge"), Robert Weil
(as "Ignatius Dullfeet"). Produced by David Merrick
. Associate Producer: Neil Hartley.
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