John Cullum Poster

Other Works

  • (1993) TV commercial: Egg-beaters Egg Substitute
  • Camelot (1960). Musical. Book by Alan Jay Lerner. Based on "The Once and Future King" by T.H. White. Music by Frederick Loewe. Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Musical Director: Franz Allers. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang. Dance and choral arrangements by Trude Rittman. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Adrian [worked on the designs for 3 months before he died in September 1959] and Tony Duquette. Lighting Design by Feder. Hair Design by Ernest Adler. Sound Design by Jack Mitnick. Assistant to Mr. Smith: Bill Pitkin and Jack Brown. Assistant to Mr. Duquette: Stanley Simmons. Choreographed by Hanya Holm. Directed by Moss Hart [final Broadway credit; died during production run]. Majestic Theatre: 3 Dec 1960- 5 Jan 1963 (873 performances + 2 previews that began on 1 Dec 1960). Cast: Julie Andrews (as "Guenevere"), Richard Burton (as "Arthur"), Robert Coote (as "King Pellinore"), John Cullum (as "Sir Dinadan") [Broadway debut], Virginia Allen (as "Lady Catherin"), M'el Dowd (as "Morgan Le Fey"), Robert Goulet (as "Lancelot Du Lac"), Roddy McDowall (as "Mordred"), Virginia Allen (as "Lady Catherine/Dancer"), Judi Allinson (as "Dancer"), Laurie Archer (as "Dancer"), Joan August (as "Singer"), Mary Sue Berry (as "Singer"), Frank Bouley (as "Singer"), Jerry Bowers (as "Dancer"), Marnell Bruce (as "Singer"), Carlene Carroll (as "Dancer"), Michael Clarke-Laurence (as "Dap"), Joan Coddington (as "Dancer"), Jack Dabdoub (as "Sir Gwilliam/Singer"), Peter De Visé (as "A Page"), Peter Deign (as "Dancer"), Randy Doney (as "Dancer"), Richard Englund (as "Dancer"), James Fox (as "Singer"), Richard Gain (as "Dancer"), James Gannon (as "Sir Sagramore/Singer"), Gene GeBauer (as "Dancer"), Katia Geleznova (as "Dancer"), Christina Gillespie (as "Lady Anne"), Murray Goldkind (as "Singer"), Judy Hastings (as "Singer"), Warren Hays (as "Singer"), Paul Huddleston (as "Singer"), David Hurst (as "Merlyn"), Benita James (as "Singer"), Adriana Keathley (as "Dancer"), Michael Kermoyan (as "Sir Ozanna/Singer"), James Kirby (as "Dancer"), Richard Kuch (as "Clarius/Dancer"), Donald Maloof (as "Singer"), Leland Mayforth (as "A Page"), Dawn Mitchell (as "Dancer"), Larry Mitchell (as "Singer"), Joe Nelson (as "Dancer"), Paul Richards (as "Singer"), Claudia Schroeder (as "Dancer"), Beti Seay (as "Dancer"), Marjorie Smith (as "Nimue/Singer"), John Starkweather (as "Herald/Dancer"), Robin Stewart (as "Tom of Warwick"), Shelia Swenson (as "Singer"), John Taliaferro (as "Singer"), Jimmy Tarbutton (as "Dancer"), Leesa Troy (as "A Lady/Singer"), Dorothy White (as "Singer"), Bruce Yarnell (as "Sir Lionel"). Standby: Inga Swenson (as "Guenevere"). Understudies: Mary Sue Berry (Nimue), Frank Bouley (Dap), Michael Clarke-Laurence (as "King Pellinore/Merlyn"), John Cullum (as "Arthur/Mordred), Peter De Visé (as "Tom of Warwick"), James Gannon (as "Lancelot Du Lac"), Donald Maloof (as "Sir Lionel"), Larry Mitchell (as "Sir Dinadan"), Paul Richards (as "Mordred"), Leesa Troy (as Guenevere/Morgan Le Fey"). Replacement actors during long production run: Christian Alderson (as "Dancer"), Mary Sue Berry (as "Nimue"), Frank Bouley (as "Sir Castor of Cornwall"), Jerry Bowers (as "Herald/Horse"), Patricia Bredin (as "Guenevere") [from 16 Apr 1962- ?], Christopher Cary (as "Mordred"), John Cullum (as "Mordred"), Steve Curry (as "Tom of Warwick"), Jack Dabdoub (as "Sir Lionel"), Kathie Dalton (as "Dancer"), Peter Deign (as "Sir Sagramore"), Jack Eddleman (as "Singer"), Janet Frank (as "Singer"), Gene GeBauer (as "Clarius"), Kathryn Grayson (as "Guenevere") [from 22 Oct 1962- ?], Daniel P. Hannafin (as "Singer"), Judith Hastings (as "Lady Anne"), Janet Hays (as "Singer"), Tom Head (as "Singer"), Loren Hightower (as "Dancer"), Paul Huddleston (as "Scottish Knight"), Jack Irwin (as "Singer"), Jeremy Ives (as "Dancer"). Howard Kahl (as "Singer"), Adriana Keathley (as Lady Anne"), Edward Kerrigan (as "Dancer"), Glenn Kezer (as "Singer"), Elizabeth Lamkin (as "Singer"), Phyllis Lear (as "Dancer"), Tommy Long (as "A Page"), Richard Lyle (as "Dancer"), Robert Mackie (as "Singer"), Donald Maloof (as "Sir Colgrevance"), Janet McCall (as "Singer"), Jack McMinn (as "Singer"), Richard Mills (as "A Page"), Robert Neukum Singer/Sir Sagramore"), Paul Olson (as "Dancer"), Janet Pavek (as "Guenevere") [from 9 Jul 1962- ?], Robert Peterson (as "Singer/Sir Dinadan/Sir Gwilliam/Sir Ozanna/Lancelot Du Lac") [from 8 Oct 1962- ?], Frank Piper (as "Dancer"), Lowell Purvis (as "Dancer"), Philip Rash (as "Singer"), George Ritner (as "Singer"), Tani Seitz (as "Morgan Le Fey"), William Squire (as "Arthur") [from 25 Sep 1961 - ?], Robert St. Clair (as "Dancer"), John Starkweather (as "Sir Gwilliam"), Don Stewart (as "Singer/Sir Colgrevance/Sir Dinadan"), Don Strong (as "Clarius/Dancer/Horse"), Evelyn Taylor (as "Dancer"), Royston Thomas (as "Tom of Warwick"), Arthur Treacher (as "King Pellinore") [from 8 Oct 1962 - ?/final Broadway role], Leesa Troy (as "Lady Sybil"), Louis Turenne (as "Merlyn"), Joan Volkman (as "Dancer"), Byron Webster (as "Dap/King Pellinore"), Toodie Wittmer (as "Dancer"), Chester Wolenski (as "Dancer"). Standbys: Jan Moody (as "Guenevere"), Janet Pavek (as "Guenevere"). Understudies: Jack Dabdoub (as "Merlyn"), Jack Eddleman (as "Mordred"), Judith Hastings (as "Nimue"), Howard Kahl (as "Herald"), Glenn Kezer (as "Sir Lionel"), Tommy Long (as "Tom of Warwick"), Richard Mills (as "Tom of Warwick"), Robert Peterson (as "Lancelot Du Lac/Sir Lionel"), George Ritner (as "Dap/Herald/Sir Dinadan"), John Starkweather (as "Sir Dinadan"), Don Stewart (as "Lancelot Du Lac/Sir Lionel"), Louis Turenne (as "Arthur"), Byron Webster (as "King Pellinore"). Produced by Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe and Moss Hart.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Laertes"; also stand-in for Richard Burton) in "Hamlet" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Charlie Anderson") in "Shenendoah" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Rutledge") in "1776" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Mark") in "On A Clear Day..." on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "The Count" in "On The 20th Century" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Victor" in "Private Lives" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Sir George Dillingham" in "Aspects of Love" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Cap'n Andy" in "Show Boat" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Joe Keller") in "All My Sons" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Tom Sayer" in "The Boys In Autumn" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Understudy / weekend substitute for Richard Kiley in original Broadway production of "Man of La Mancha" (later replaced Kiley in the lead role).
  • (2001) Stage: Appeared (as Evil Corporation President Cladwell B. Cladwell) in "Urinetown" on Broadway. NOTE: Cullum was nominated for a Tony Award.
  • Stage: Understudy for Richard Burton and Roddy McDowall in original Broadway production of "Camelot" (eventually replaced McDowell).
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Laertes") in "Hamlet" on Broadway. Also in cast: Richard Burton (as "Hamlet"). Directed by John Gielgud.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Mark") in "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever" on Broadway. Received Tony nomination.
  • He was the alternate "Cervantes/Don Quixote" in the original Broadway production of "Man of La Mancha", substituting for and later succeeding star Richard Kiley. Later, he played the roles on tour and in revivals (and in a guest appearance on Quantum Leap (1989), opposite future Northern Exposure (1990) co-star, Janine Turner).
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Charlie Anderson") in "Shenandoah" on Broadway. NOTE: Won a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Cricle Award).
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Oscar Jaffee") in "On The 20th Century" on Broadway. NOTE: Won Tony Award.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Victor") in "Private Lives" on Broadway. Also in cast: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor (Cullum also appeared in the national tour of the production).
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Tom Sawyer") in "The Boys In Autumn" on Broadway. Also in cast: George C. Scott (as "Huckleberry Finn").
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Cyrano de Bergerac") in "Cyrano de Bergerac", Syracuse, New York. Adapted by Emily Frankel. NOTE: Also appeared in Atlanta, Boston and Baltimore productions.
  • (December 2007) Stage: Appeared (as "Cymbeline") in "Cymbeline" by William Shakespeare. Vivian Beaumont Theater, New York City.
  • (early to mid-'90s) TV commercials (voice): Washington Mutual Savings Bank
  • Narrator for the documentary: "Real Baseball: The Everett Giants Story" (1993)
  • (2000) Stage: Appeared (as "Mr. Peters") in Arthur Miller's "Mr. Peters' Connection", at the Almeida Theatre in London, England. Also in cast: Nicholas Woodeson, Jan Waters, Jonathan Aris. Directed by Michael Blakemore, OBE.
  • (1973) Stage: Appeared in "The Lady's Not for Burning" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, IL.
  • (November 2006) Stage: Appeared (as "Old Man") in "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical" on Broadway. Musical. Written by Mel Marvin and Timothy Mason, based on the book by Dr. Seuss, additional music and lyrics by Albert Hague and Dr. Seuss. Hilton Theater, New York City, New York.
  • (June 2009) Stage: Appeared (as "Beverly Weston") in "August: Osage County" by Tracy Letts on Broadway (Music Box Theater, New York City).
  • Stage: Produced and appeared in "Hamlet" at the Pabst and North Shore Theaters, New York.
  • (October 7, 2010) He performed in John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical, "The Scottsboro Boys", was performed at the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Joshua Henry in the cast. David Thompson wrote the book. Susan Stroman was the director and choreographer.
  • (1964) Stage play: played Laertes opposite Richard Burton's "Hamlet" on Broadway.
  • (1960) Stage play: played Sir Dinadan in Alan Jay Lerner's and Frederick Loewe's "Camelot" on Broadway.
  • (2014) On Broadway in "Casa Valentina," a new play by Harvey Fierstein at the Manhattan Theatre Club.
  • (2010) On Broadway in "The Scottsboro Boys."
  • (2007-9) On Broadway in "August: Osage County."
  • (2000) He acted in Arthur Miller's play, "Mr. Peters' Connection," at the Almeida Theatre in London, England with Nicholas Woodeson, Jan Waters and Jonathan Aris in the cast. Michael Blakemore was director.
  • (June 22, 1973 - September 2, 1973) He acted in the Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Carousel," in a Guy Lombardo production at the Jones Beach Theatre in Wantagh, Long Island, New York with Barbara Meister, Eileen Schauler, Bonnie Franklin, Reid Shelton, Alfred Toigo, Jay Velie, John Stewart, Mary Ellen Ashley, Lloyd Harris, Robin Hoff and Randal Harris in the cast. John Fearnley was director. Robert Pagent was choreographer. James Stewart Morcom was scenic designer. Winn Morton was costume designer. Peggy Clark was lighting designer. Elman R. Anderson was music director. Arnold Spector was supervisor. The Royal Canadians also performed in the after show.
  • (1964) He acted in Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's musical, "Camelot," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Margot Moser and Stuart Damon in the cast. Stone Widney was director.

See also

Biography | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info

Contribute to This Page