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  • (1955 - 1965) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1955) Stage Play: The Honeys. Comedy/farce. Written by Roald Dahl. Scenic Design by Ben Edwards. Directed by Frank Corsaro. Longacre Theatre: 28 Apr 1955- 28 May 1955 (36 performances). Cast: Hume Cronyn, Dorothy Stickney (as "Maggie, Mrs. Curtis Honey"), Jessica Tandy, Mary Finney, Dana Elcar (as "Potts") [Broadway debut]. Produced by Cheryl Crawford.
  • (1957) Stage Play: Good as Gold. Comedy. Written by John Patrick. Based on the book by Alfred Toombs. Directed by Albert Marre. Belasco Theatre: 7 Mar 1957- 9 Mar 1957 (4 performances). Cast: Tom Ahearne, Clement Brace, Juleen Compton, Joseph Dooley, Dana Elcar (as "Policeman McFadden"), Robert Emhardt, Hugh Evans, Paul Ford (as "Congressman Fairweather"), Edward Fuller, Lou Gilbert, John Harkins, Loretta Leversee, Roddy McDowall (as "Benjamin"), Zero Mostel (as "Doc Penny"), Todd Patterson, Clarence Stemler. Produced by Cheryl Crawford; Produced in association with William Myers. Produced by arrangement with Angus Equities Ltd.
  • (1958) Stage Play: The Power and the Glory. Drama.
  • (1960) Stage Play: Semi-Detached. Written by Patricia Joudry. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Costume Design by Helene Pons. Directed by Charles S. Dubin. Martin Beck Theatre: 10 Mar 1960- 12 Mar 1960 (4 performances). Cast: Robert Alvin (as "Workman"), Ed Begley (as "Frank Friar"), Doris Belack (as "Simone") [Broadway debut], Frank Chase (as "Milkman"), James Dimitri (as "Pierre Boudreau"), Dana Elcar (as "Father Gagnon"), Brad Herrman (as "Jean-Michel Duschene"), Paul Mace (as "Paper Boy"), Jean Muir (as "Winnie Friar"), Vivian Nathan (as "Marie Duschene"), Rosalyn Newport (as "Joy Friar"), Frank Silvera (as "Emile Duschene"), Edgar Stehli (as "Papa"), Ronnie Tourso (as "Chris Friar"). Produced by Philip Rose. Note: Producer Phillip Rose and Doris Belack were married from 1946 until his death in May, 2011.
  • (1964) Stage Play: Dylan.
  • (1964) Stage Play: A Murderer Among Us.
  • (1964) Stage Play: Hughie. Written by Eugene O'Neill. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by David Hays. Directed by José Quintero. Royale Theatre: 22 Dec 1964- 30 Jan 1965 (51 performances + 8 previews that began on 16 Dec 1964). Cast: Jack Dodson (as "A Night Clerk"), Jason Robards (as "Erie Smith"). Understudy: Dana Elcar [final Broadway role]. Produced by Theodore Mann and Joseph E. Levine. Produced in association with Katzka-Berne Productions.
  • (October 29 to November 29, 1964) He played the title role in Charles Laughton's adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's play, "Galileo," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Ned Beatty, Robert Prosky, Rene Auberjonois, Glenn Scimonelli, Robert Stattel, Anne Chodoff, Russell T. Carr, William Jay Smith, Mel Zimmer, Tom Henry Heiman, Morris Engle, James Kenny, John Milligan, Gene Gross, Arnette Jens, George Ebeling, Anthony Zerbe, Don Scimonelli, Alan Oppenheimer, Katherine Justice, Ted D'Arms, Robert Chambers, David Wade Smith, Ronny Cox, John McQuade, Mara Lane, Louise Whitney, Jonathan Eisenberg, Tim Burnham, Douglas Dembling and Stephen Ripley in the cast. Charles Gross was composer. Robin Wagner was set designer. Marianna Elliott was costume designer. Sarah Manno was choreographer. Edwin Sherin was director.
  • (April 21 to May 22, 1965) He directed Harold Pinter's play, "The Collection," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C.
  • (June 2 to July 3, 1966) He acted in Joan Littlewood and Charles Chilton's musical, "Oh What a Lovely War," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Pierrots, Jane Alexander, Alexandra Berlin, Sue Driesen, April Shawhan, Conrad Bromberg, David Congdon, Ronny Cox, Ted D'Arms, Robert Foxworth, James Kenny, Robert Prosky, George Reinholt, Jack Ryland and Richard Venture in the cast. Ted Allen provided stage treatment. Raymond Fletcher was military advisor. Cyril Ornadel was composer. Leslie Bricusse was lyricist. Robin Wagner was set designer. Marjorie Slaiman was costume designer. George Manos was musical director. Edward Parone was director. Zelda Fichlander was producer.
  • (1986) He directed Ron Hutchinson's play, "Rat in the Skull," at the Mark Taper Too Theatre in Los Angeles, California with David Marshall Grant and Charles Hallahan in the cast. Peter Maradudin was lighting designer. Durinda Wood was costume designer.

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