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  • 1987: Appeared in the title role in the Broadway revival of "Sweeney Todd", for which he was nominated for a Tony Award.
  • In the original Broadway cast of "Big River".
  • Originated the role of Juan Domingo Perón on Broadway in "Evita", for which he was nominated for a Tony award.
  • 6/02: Plays "Benjamin Stone" in "Follies", a musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman (Wadsworth Theater, Los Angeles, CA).
  • 1/01: Plays Oscar Jaffee in "On the Twentieth Century" musical by Betty Comden, Adolph Green and Cy Coleman (UCLA Freud Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA).
  • 1980: Appeared in Broadway play "How I Got the Story".
  • Passion (1983). Written by Peter Nichols. Directed by Marshall W. Mason. Longacre Theatre: 15 May 1983- 8 Aug 1983 (97 performances + 10 previews that began on 7 May 1983). Cast: Cathryn Damon (as Eleanor"), Frank Langella (as "Jim"), Stephanie Gordon (as "Agnes"), Bob Gunton (as "James"), Roxanne Hart (as "Kate"), E. Katherine Kerr (as "Nell"), Louis Beachner (as "Company"), Jonathan Bolt (as "Company"), Lisa Emery (as "Company") [Broadway debut], Charles Harper (as "Company") [Broadway debut], William Snovell (as "Company") [Broadway debut], (as "Agnes/eleanor/Nell"). Understudies: Jonathan Bolt (as "James/Jim"), Lisa Emery (as "Kate"), Valerie Karasek (as "Company"), Ken Kliban (as "Company") [Broadway debut]. Produced by Richmond Crinkley, Eve Skina, Tina Chen, BMP Productions, Martin Markinson, Mike Merrick and John Roach. Produced by arrangement with The Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Associate Producer: Robert Pesola.
  • Happy End (1977). Musical. Music by Kurt Weill. Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht. Original German play by Elisabeth Hauptmann. Book adapted by Michael Feingold. Lyrics adapted by Michael Feingold. Musical Director: Roland Gagnon. Assistant Musical Director: David Krane. Chelsea Theater Center Production newly conceived by Robert Kalfin. Staged by Patricia Birch. Directed by Robert Kalfin and Patricia Birch. Martin Beck Theatre: 7 May 1977- 10 Jul 1977 (75 performances). Cast: Grayson Hall (as "A Lady in Gray/"The Fly"), Christopher Lloyd (as "Bill Cracker"), Meryl Streep (as "Lieutenant Lillian Holiday, Hallelujah Lil") [final Broadway role before entering films], Benjamin Rayson (as "Sam "Mammy" Wurlitzer"), Liz Sheridan (as "Major Stone"), Tony Azito (as "Dr. Nakamura, The Governor"), Raymond J. Barry (as "Johnny Flint, Baby Face"), Alexandra Borrie (as "Sister Jane"), Christopher Cara (as "Brother Ben Owens"), John A. Coe (as "Jimmy Dexter, The Reverend"), Donna Emmanuel (as "Miriam, The barmaid"), Joe Grifasi (as "Captain Hannibal Jackson"), Prudence Wright Holmes (as "Sister Mary"), Kristin Jolliff (as "Member of The Fold"), Frank Kopyc (as "Member of The Fold"), Tom Mardirosian (as "Member of The Fold"), Martha Miller (as "Member of The Fold"), Victor Pappas (as "Member of The Fold"), David Pursley (as "A Cop"), Robert Weil (as "Bob Marker, The Professor"). Standby: Bob Gunton (as "Bill Cracker"). Understudies: Alexandra Borrie (as "Lieutenant Lillian Holiday"), Donna Emmanuel (as "Sister Jane"), Kristin Jolliff (as "Miriam/Sister Mary), Frank Kopyc (as "Captain Hannibal Jackson"), Tom Mardirosian (as "A Cop/Johnny Flint"), Martha Miller (as "A Lady in Gray/Major Stone"), Victor Pappas (as "Bob Marker/Dr. Nakamura"), David Pursley (as "Jimmy Dexter/Sam "Mammy" Wurlitzer"). Produced by Michael Harvey and The Chelsea Theater Center (Robert Kalfin: Artistic Director. Michael David: Executive Director). Associate Producer: Wilder Luke Burnap. Note; Christopher Lloyd did not perform on opening night due to a leg injury. Bob Gunton performed as "Bill Cracker" until Mr. Lloyd could resume the role on crutches.
  • (2013) TV commercial for "Capital Gold Group.
  • (Fall 1984) He acted in Peter Shaffer's play, "Amadeus," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with John Thomas Waite, Sally Ann Flynn, Melody Meitrott and Jack Harrold in the cast. Robert Johanson was director. John Bury was scenic designer. Frances Aronson was lighting designer. Guy Geoly was costume designer.

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