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(July 2002): Plays Wilfred Bond in "Quartet" play by Ronald Harwood (Berkshire Theater Festival, Stockbridge, Massachussets, USA).

(November 2002): Plays Doctor in "Every Good Boy Deserves Favor" play by Tom Stoppard and Andre Previn (Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA).

(1969) "1776," historical musical; book by Peter Stone; music by Sherman Edwards; lyrics by Sherman Edwards; musical direction and dance arrangements by Peter Howard; music orchestrated by Eddie Sauter; vocal arrangements by Elise Bretton; musical staging by Onna White; directed by Peter H. Hunt (as Peter Hunt). 46th Street Theatre (moved to The St. James Theatre from 28 Dec 1970- 24 Apr 1971, then moved to The Majestic Theatre from 27 Apr 1971- close): 16 Mar 1969- 13 Feb 1972 (1217 performances + 5 previews). Cast: William Daniels (as "John Adams"), Clifford David (as "Edward Rutledge"), Paul Hecht (as "John Dickinson"), Roy Poole, Howard Da Silva (as "Benjamin Franklin"), Emory Bass (as "James Wilson"), Duane Bodin, Betty Buckley (as "Martha Jefferson"), William Duell, David Ford, Robert Gaus, Ralston Hill, Ronald Holgate, Ken Howard (as "Thomas Jefferson"), Scott Jarvis, Ronald Kross, Henry Le Clair, Edmund Lyndeck, Bruce MacKay, Jonathan Moore, Philip Polito, Dal Richards, Charles Rule, B.J. Slater, Virginia Slater, Virginia Vestoff, David Vosberg. Replacement actors included: Christopher Callen (as "Martha Jefferson") [from 4 Jul 1971- ?], Truman Gaige (as "Stephen Hopkins") [from 6 Sep 1971- ?], George Hearn (as "John Dickinson") [from 30 Aug 1971- close]. Produced by Stuart Ostrow. Assistant to the Producer: Judy Korman. Note: Filmed as 1776 (1972).

Was the voice of The Emperor in the National Public Radio adaptations of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. These were broadcast in 1983 and 1996, long before either the prequels or the 2004 DVD release of the original trilogy. This makes him the first actor to play Palpatine in both Empire and Jedi - even before McDiarmid was placed in Empire.

Narrates "Breakdown: America's Health Insurance Crisis," an ABC news special reported and edited by Peter Jennings, but aired after his death--hence the need for another narrator.

(October 7, 1970 - January 1, 1972) "The Rothschilds," original musical; music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; book by Sherman Yellen; based on "The Rothschilds" by Frederic Morton; music orchestrated by Don Walker; musical direction and vocal arrangements by Milton L. Greene (as Milton Greene); dance arrangements by Clay Fullum; directed and choreographed by Michael Kidd; Hal Linden (portraying Mayer Rothschild); Jill Clayburgh (portraying Hannah Cohen); Keene Curtis (portraying Prince William of Hesse, Joseph Fouche, Herries, and Prince Metternich); Paul Hecht (portraying Nathan Rothschild); Leila Martin (portraying Gutele (Mama) Rothschild); and Robby Benson (portraying Third Urchin and Young Solomon Rothschild); on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (520 total performances, including 13 previews beginning October 7, 1970).

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