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Other Works

  • (1953 - 1983) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1953) Stage Play: End as a Man. Written by Calder Willingham. Based on the book by Calder Willingham. Directed by Jack Garfein. Vanderbilt Theatre (moved to The Lyceum Theatre from 17 Dec 1953- 16 Jan 1954): 14 Oct 1953- 16 Jan 1954 (105 performances). Cast: Robert Dirk, Anthony Franciosa (as "Starkson") [Broadway debut], Ben Gazzara (as "Jocko de Paris") [Broadway debut], Martin Greenlee, Harry Guardino (as "Cadet Officer") [Broadway debut], Richard Heimann, Pat Hingle (as "Harold Koble"), Paul E. Richards, Marc Richman, Eli Rill, Steven Ross, Albert Salmi (as "Roger Gatt"), Warren Slocum (as "Second Orderly"), William Smithers, Arthur Storch (as "Maurice Maynall Simmons"), Frank M. Thomas (as "General Draughton"), Richard Vogel. Produced by Claire Heller.
  • (1955) Stage Play: A Hatful of Rain. Drama. Written by Michael V. Gazzo. Directed by Frank Corsaro. Lyceum Theatre (moved to The Plymouth Theatre 10 Sep 1956- close): 9 Nov 1955- 13 Oct 1956 (398 performances + 1 preview on 9 Nov 1955). Cast: Ben Gazzara (as "Johnny Pope"), Shelley Winters (as "Celia Pope"), Anthony Franciosa (as "Polo Pope") [final Broadway role], Frank Silvera (as "John Pope Sr."), Steve Gravers (as "Man"), Harry Guardino (as "Chuck"), Paul E. Richards (as "Apples"), Henry Silva (as "Mother"), Christine White (as "Putski"). Replacement actors: Vivian Blaine (as "Celia Pope") [from 25 Jun 1956- ?], Steve Gravers (as "Chuck") [from 25 Jun 1956- ?], Harry Guardino (as "Polo Pope") [from 25 Jun 1956- ?], Steve McQueen (as "Johnny Pope") [from 25 Jun 1956- ?] (only Broadway role), Roxanne (as "Putski") [from 25 Jun 1956- ?]. Produced by Jay Julien. Note: Filmed by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation as A Hatful of Rain (1957).
  • (1960) Stage Play: One More River.
  • (1963) Stage Play: Natural Affection.
  • (1964) Stage Play: Anyone Can Whistle. Musical.
  • (1966) Stage Play: The Rose Tattoo. Drama (revival).
  • (1968) Stage Play: The Seven Descents of Myrtle. Written by Tennessee Williams. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Jane Greenwood. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by José Quintero. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 27 Mar 1968- 20 Apr 1968 (29 performances + 2 previews that began on 25 Mar 1968). Cast: Brian Bedford (as "Lot"), Harry Guardino (as "Chicken"), Estelle Parsons (as "Myrtle"). Produced by David Merrick. Associate Producer: Samuel Liff.
  • (1981) Stage Play: Woman of the Year. Played Sam Craig opposite Lauren Bacall's Tess Harding in the Broadway musical Woman of the Year in 1981.
  • (1973) Starred in an unsold sitcom pilot for ABC about an insurance agent and his family called "Day by Day".

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