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  • Cartoon strip: "The Nebbishes"
  • (1958) Novel: "A Piece of the Action".
  • (1992) Playwright: "Conversations with My Father".
  • (1962) Stage: Wrote "A Thousand Clowns", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Directed by Fred Coe. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 4 Apr 1962-13 Apr 1963 (428 performances + 2 previews). Cast: Jason Robards (as "Murray Burns"), Sandy Dennis (as "Sandra Markowitz"), Gene Saks (as "Leo Herman"), William Daniels (as "Albert Amundson"), Barry Gordon, A. Larry Haines. Replacement actors: Thomas A. Carlin (as "Albert Amundson"), Dane Clark (as "Murray Burns"). Produced by Fred Coe and Arthur Cantor. NOTE: (1) Barry Gordon was nominated for a Tony Award. (2) Filmed as A Thousand Clowns (1965).
  • (1990) Stage: Wrote "I'm Not Rappaport," performed in Chicago, Illinois, with Shelley Berman in the cast.
  • (1964) Stage: Wrote "A Thousand Clowns," performed at the Comedy Theatre in London, England, with James Booth, Andree Melly, Roy Kinnear, Sydney Tafler, John Cater and Chris Barrington in the cast.
  • Playwright: "I'm Not Rappaport". NOTE: Filmed as I'm Not Rappaport (1996).
  • (1986) Stage: Wrote "I'm Not Rappaport," performed at the Apollo Theatre in London, England, with Paul Scofield, Howard E. Rollins Jr. and Susan Fleetwood in the cast. Daniel Sullivan was director.
  • Playwright: "The Goodbye People". NOTE: Filmed as The Goodbye People (1984), La fraîcheur de l'aube (1980).
  • Playwright: "Thieves". NOTE: Filmed as Thieves (1977).
  • Short story: "Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me?". NOTE: Filmed as Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things About Me? (1971).
  • (2006) His play, "I'm Not Rappaport," was performed in a Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Boston Court Performing Arts Complex in Los Angeles, California with Willie C. Carpenter, Pat Harrington, Robyn Cohen, Joe Egender, Dean Gregory, Marsha Kramer, and David Starzyk in the cast. James Eckhouse was director.
  • (1995) His play, "Conversations with My Father," was performed at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Judd Hirsch, Bill Bailey, Jane Bertish, and Madeleine Blakeney in the cast. Alan Ayckbourn was director.
  • (2006 - 2007) His play, "I'm Not Rappaport," was performed in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Boston Court Performing Arts Complex in Los Angeles, California with Willie C. Carpenter, Pat Harrington, Robyn Cohen, Joe Egender, Dean Gregory, Marsha Kramer, and David Starzyk in the cast. James Eckhouse was director.
  • (1964) His play, "A Thousand Clowns," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Van Johnson and Iggie Wolfington in the cast.
  • (1988) His play, "I'm Not Rappaport," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Paul Soles and Samuel E. Wright in in the cast.
  • (November 8, 1988 to December 18, 1988) His play, "I'm Not Rappaport," was performed at the Public Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Samuel Wright and David Howard in the cast.
  • (November 25, 1963) His play, "A Thousand Clowns," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Margaret O'Brien in the cast.
  • (1964) His play, "A Thousand Clowns," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Van Johnson, Richard Benjamin, Nancy Douglas, and Doug Chapin in the cast. Malcolm Black was director.
  • (May 12 to 30, 1971) His play, "A Thousand Clowns," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Hugh O'Brian, Bonnie Franklin, Riley Mills, William Bogert, Joseph Leon and Walt Wanderman in the cast. Harvey Medlinsky was director.
  • (July 1964) His play, "A Thousand Clowns," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Van Johnson in the cast.
  • (August 1988) His play, "I'm Not Rappaport," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Paul Soles and Samuel E. Wright in the cast.
  • (October 14 to December 19, 1993) His play, "Conversations with My Father," was performed in presented by the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle (University of California) Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Judd Hirsch and J. D. Daniels in the cast. Daniel Sullivan was director. Tony Walton was scenic designer.
  • (June 1 to 13, 1971) His play, "A Thousand Clowns," was performed at the Playhouse on the Mall in Paramus, New Jersey with Hugh O'Brian, Bonnie Franklin, Joseph Leon, Walt Wanderman, William Bogert and Riley Mills in the cast. Harvey Medlinsky was director. Robert Conley was set designer. Leon Di Leone was lighting designer. George Brown was producer.
  • (May 1970) His play, "A Thousand Clowns," was performed at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. Harold G. Baldridge was director. David L. Taylor was set designer. Marci Heiser was costume designer. Ronald Wallace was lighting designer.
  • (April 2 to 26, 1970) His play, "A Thousand Clowns," was performed at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with Ken Jenkins (Murray Burns); Glenn Newland (Nick Burns); Christopher Murney (Albert Amundson); Lee Anne Fahey (Sandra Markowitz); Arnold Burns (Paul Villani) and George Ede (Leo Herman) in the cast. David Semonin was director.

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