He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry IV Part II," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Merritt, Mary Newcombe, Vivienne Bennett, Abraham Sofaer, Cecil Trouncer, Alec Clunes, Alan Webb, and Leo Genn in the cast. Henry Cass was director.
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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.
Evans appeared in more Broadway productions of Shakespeare's "Richard II" than any other actor. His record remains unbroken as of 2004. His first 1937 production of "Richard II" (there were two that year) is the longest-running production of the tragedy ever to play on Broadway.
Roles in Shakespearean adaptations