The Teahouse of the August Moon. Comedy. Written by John Patrick
. Based on the novel by Vern J. Sneider
. Music composed by Dai-Keong Lee. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Peter Larkin
. Directed by Robert Lewis. Martin Beck Theatre: 15 Oct 1953- 24 Mar 1956 (1027 performances). Cast: John Forsythe
(as "Capt. Fisby"), David
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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.
He played more leading roles in Hallmark Hall of Fame
(1951) television productions of Shakespeare than any other actor, starring in versions of "Hamlet", "Macbeth", "Twelfth Night", "Richard II", "The Taming of the Shrew" and "The Tempest".
Roles in Shakespearean adaptations