Starred (as "Romeo") in "Romeo and Juliet" on Broadway (1935). Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare
. Choreographed by Martha Graham
. Scenic Design and Costume Design by Jo Mielziner
. Directed by Guthrie McClintic
. Martin Beck Theatre: 23 Dec 1935-Jan 1936 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: Evelyn Abbott,...
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on his job as producer of Shakespeare plays for the "Hallmark Hall of Fame"]: Our job is to lead public taste, not play to what is thought to be public taste.
First name properly pronounced "Morris" (the traditional English pronunciation of "Maurice"). On Bewitched
(1964), in which his character shares his Christian name (but is pronounced in the American manner), Agnes Moorehead
on at least one occasion slips and pronounces his name "Morris".
Roles in Shakespearean adaptations