The Cradle Will Rock. Musical/drama (revival). Book by Marc Blitzstein. Music and Lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
. Musical Director: Howard Shanet. Directed by Howard Da Silva
. Mansfield Theatre (moved to The Broadway Theatre from 28 Jan 1948- close): 26 Dec 1947- 7 Feb 1948 (34 performances). Cast: Jack Albertson
(as "Yasha"), ...
Howard DaSylva | Howard da Silva
5' 10½" (1.79 m)
Did You Know?
As long as my parts have some meat in them, I'm not going to bite the hand that feeds me.
Although he was named by writer Martin Berkeley
, he was investigated by the FBI as member of the Communist Party and was subpoenaed to appear before the House Committee on Un-American Activities. He testified on March 21, 1951 and was the first witness from Hollywood to invoke the Fifth Amendment objecting to being called to testify against himself. As a result he was listed in Red Channels and ...