James Karen Poster

Other Works

  • Stage: Appeared (as a cast replacement) in original Broadway run of "A Streetcar Named Desire", 1947 (his Broadway debut).
  • Radio and TV commercials: Pathmark Supermarkets (1976-1996).
  • Stage: Appeared in the touring company of "Merton of the Movies", 1950s. Also in cast: Buster Keaton.
  • (1976) Stage: Standby (as "George") in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written / directed by Edward Albee. Scenic Design / Lighting Dsign by William Ritman. Costume Design by Jane Greenwood. Assistant to Mr. Ritman: Carole Lee Carroll and Jeffrey Schissler. Assistant to Ms. Greenwood: David Charles. Production Stage Manager: Mark Wright. Stage Manager: Wayne Carson. Music Box Theatre: 1 Apr 1976- 1 Jul 1977 (117 performances + 3 previews that began on 30 Mar 1976). Cast: Colleen Dewhurst (as "Martha"), Ben Gazzara (as "George"), Maureen Anderman (as "Honey"), Richard Kelton (as "Nick"). Standbys: Katherine Bruce (as "Honey), Betty Miller (as "Martha"), Josef Warik (as "Nick"). Produced by Ken Marsolais and James Scott Productions Inc. Produced in association with MPL Ltd. Produced by arrangement with Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder. NOTE: Music Box Theatre owned and operated by Irving Berlin [who had no direct involvement in this production] and Select Theatres Corporation.
  • (1965) Stage: Appeared in "Cactus Flower" on Broadway. Comedy. Written / directed by Abe Burrows. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Royale Theatre (moved to The Longacre Theatre from 9 Sep 1968-close): 8 Dec 1965-23 Nov 1968 (1234 performances + 2 previews that began on 6 Dec 1965). Cast: Lauren Bacall (as "Stephanie"), Barry Nelson (as "Julian"), Burt Brinckerhoff (as "Igor"), Brenda Vaccaro (as "Toni"), Marjorie Battles (as "Botticelli's Springtime"), Michael Fairman (as "Music Lover" / "Waiter"), Arny Freeman (as "Señor Sanchez"), Will Gregory (as "Customer"), Eileen Letchworth (as "Mrs. Durant"), Robert Moore (as "Harvey"). Standby: Eileen Letchworth (as "Stephanie"). Understudies: Marjorie Battles (as "Toni"), Michael Fairman (as "Harvey" / "Igor") and Will Gregory (as "Julian"). Replacement cast during Royale Theatre run: Skye Aubrey (as "Toni"), William Bogert (as "Harvey"), Lloyd Bridges (as "Julian") [from 16 Oct 1967-?], Diana Douglas (as "Mrs. Durant"), Ethelyne Dunfee (as "Toni Betsy Durkin (as "Botticelli's Springtime") [Broadway debut], Joan Eastman (as "Mrs. Durant"), Lee Lawson (as "Toni"), Rick Lenz (as "Igor/Music Lover/Waiter"), Marsha Mason (as "Botticelli's Springtime") [Broadway debut], Kevin McCarthy (as "Julian"), [from 8 May 1967- close], Michael Norell (as "Music Lover/Waiter"), Betsy Palmer (as "Stephanie [from 20 Nov 1967- ?], Susan Tyrrell (as "Botticelli's Springtime") [Broadway debut]. Standbys: Donald Barton (as "Julian"), Joan Eastman (as "Stephanie"), James Karen (as "Julian"). Understudies: Betsy Durkin (as "Toni"), Rick Lenz (as "Igor"), Michael Norell (as "Igor"), Susan Tyrrell (as "Toni"). Produced in association with Beresford Productions Ltd. Associate Producer: Samuel Liff. Note: Filmed by Columbia Pictures as Cactus Flower (1969).
  • (1950) Stage: Appeared (as "Townsperson") as "An Enemy of the People" on Broadway (revival). Written by Henrik Ibsen. Book adapted by Arthur Miller. Directed by Robert Lewis. Broadhurst Theatre: 28 Dec 1050-27 Jan 1951 (36 performances). Cast: Lulla Adler (as "Townsperson"), Barbara Ames (as "Townsperson"), Martin E. Brooks (as "Hovstad"), Morris Carnovsky (as "Peter Stockmann"), Edith Case (as "Townsperson"), Ralph Dunn (as "Capt. Horster'), Florence Eldridge' (as "Mrs. Stockmann"), Paul Fitzpatrick (as "Townsperson"),Lou Gilbert (as "The Drunk"), Michael Lewin (as "Townsperson"), Salem Ludwig Townsperson"), Gene Lyons (as "Townsperson"), Fredric March (as "Dr. Thomas Stockmann"), John Marley (as "Townsperson"), J. Berry Nathan (as "Townsperson"), Charles Park (as "Townsperson"), Richard Purcell (as "Townsperson"), Ralph Robertson (as "Morten"), Arthur Row (as "Townsperson"), Arnold Schulman (as "Townsperson"), Robert F. Simon (as "Townsperson"), Art Smith Morten (as "Kiil"), Carl Specht (as "Townsperson"), Rod Steiger (as "Townsperson"; Broadway debut), Fred Stewart (as "Aslaksen"), Michael Strong (as "Billing"), Richard Trask (as "Ejlif"), Anna Minot (as "Warren Petra"). Produced by Lars Nordenson.
  • (1948) Stage: Appeared in "Six O'Clock Theatre" [production was composed of the following shows: "Hope Is the Thing With Feathers", "Celebration", "Afternoon Storm"] on Broadway. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 11 Apr 1948-18 Apr 1948 (8 performances). "Hope Is the Thing With Feathers" (Revival): Written by Richard Harrity. Directed by Joseph A. Kramm. Cast: Robert Alvin (as "Wiler"), Will Geer (as "Sweeney"), Lou Gilbert (as "Charlie"), Jabez Gray (as "Man"), E.G. Marshall (as "Doc"), Frederic Martin (as "Joe"), George Mathews (as "Steve"), Daniel Reed (as "Old Man Nelson"), Philip Robinson (as "Oscar"). "Celebration": Written by Horton Foote. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Cast: Sally Gracie (as "Ellen Belle"), James Karen (as "Tom"; Broadway debut_, Warren Stevens (as "Sonny"), Hilda Vaughn (as "Red"), Perry Wilson (as "Babe"). "Afternoon Storm": Written by E.P. Conkle. Directed by John O'Shaughnessy. Cast: Joseph Anthony (as "Wedding Guest"), Eleanora Barrie (as "Lizzie"), Philippa Bevans (as "Wedding Guest"), Clement Brace (as "Wedding Guest"), Norma Chambers (as "Ann"), Joan De Weese (as "Bridesmaid"), Ellen Herbert (as "Wedding Guest"), Joseph Kapfer (as "Wedding Guest"), Ed Kaufman (as "Wedding Guest"), Joseph Kramm (as "Wedding Guest"), Syl Lamont (as "Wedding Guest"), Helen Marcy (as "Mary"), Lynn Masters (as "Bridesmaid"), Dan Morgan (as "Speed"), John Morley (as "Abe"), Mary Patton (as "Bridesmaid"), Fred Stewart (as "Wedding Guest"), Stanley Tackney (as "Ninian"), Herta Ware (as "Bridesmaid"). Produced by Fred Stewart and Six O'Clock Theatre.
  • (1972) Stage: Appeared in "Who Killed Santa Claus?" by Terence Feely. Cape Playhouse, Dennis, MA.
  • (1960) Stage: Appeared in "The Golden Fleecing" by Lorenzo Semple Jr..Cape Playhouse. Dennis. MA.

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