Starred (as "Napoleon") in "St. Helena" on Broadway (1936). Drama. Written by R.C. Sherriff
and Jeanne De Casalis
. Scenic Design and Costume Design by Jo Mielziner
. Directed by Robert B. Sinclair
. Lyceum Theatre: 6 Oct 1936-Nov 1936 (closing date unknown/63 performances). Cast: Paul Adams, Robert Ansteth, Stephen Ker Appleby,
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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.
Won two Tony Awards: in 1950, a Special Award "for the work he did in guiding the City Center Theatre Company through a highly successful season", and in 1954, as co-producer (with George Schaefer
) of the Best Play winner, "The Teahouse of the August Moon". He was also twice nominated for Tony Awards: in 1957 as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "The Apple Cart" and in 1961 as Best Actor (Musical) for "...