Other Works

  • Guys and Dolls (1950). Musical comedy. Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. Book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling. Based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon. Musical Director: Irving Actman. Music arranged by George Bassman and Ted Royal. Vocal arrangements by Herbert Greene. Vocal direction by Herbert Greene. Scenic/Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Alvin Colt. Assistant Designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey and Trew Hocker. Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Michael Kidd. Directed by George S. Kaufman. 46th Street Theatre: 24 Nov 1950- 26 Nov 1953 (1200 performances). Cast: Robert Alda (as "Sky Masterson") [Broadway debut/winner of 1951 Tony Award for Best Actor], Isabel Bigley, Vivian Blaine (as "Miss Adelaide"), Stubby Kaye (as "Nicely Nicely Johnson") [Broadway debut], Sam Levene (as "Nathan Detroit"), Pat Rooney (as "Arvide Abernathy"), Wana Allison, Forrest Bonshire, Douglas Deane, Geraldine Delaney, Charles Drake, Barbara Ferguson, Tony Gardell, Peter Gennaro, Bern Hoffman, Lee Joyce, Beverly Lawrence, Marcia Maier, Christine Matsios, Paul Migan, Joe Milan, Carl Nicholas, Margery Oldroyd, Mission Band, Netta Packer, Tom Pedi (as "Harry the Horse"), Eddie Phillips, B.S. Pully, Paul Reed, Harry Lee Rogers, Don Russell, Hal Saunders, Bud Schwab, Johnny Silver, Earle Styres, Beverly Tassoni, Merritt Thompson, Ruth Vernon, Onna White (as "Dancer"). Produced by Feuer & Martin. NOTE: On hiatus during much of the summer of 1953). Winner of 5 1951 Tony Awards. Filmed as Guys and Dolls (1955) starring Marlon Brando.
  • Li'l Abner (1956). Musical comedy. Book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank. Based on cartoon characters by Al Capp. Music by Gene de Paul. Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Musical Direction and Continuity: Lehman Engel. Vocals by Lehman Engel. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Ballet Music Arranged by Genevieve Pitot. Assistant to Mr. Engel: John Passaretti. Choreographed by Michael Kidd. Directed by Michael Kidd. St. James Theatre: 15 Nov 1956- 12 Jul 1958 (693 performances). Cast: Edie Adams (as "Daisy Mae") [credited as Edith Adams], Stubby Kaye (as "Marryin' Sam"), Peter Palmer (as "L'il Abner"), Charlotte Rae (as "Mammy Yokum"), Howard St. John, William Lanteau (as "Available Jones"), Joe E. Marks (as "Pappy Yokum"), Julie Newmar (as "Stupefyin' Jones"), Stanley Simmonds (as "Dr. Rasmussen T. Finsdale"), Carmen Alvarez (as "Moonbeam McSwine/Wife/Dancer"), Margaret Baxter, Chad Block, Don Braswell, Marc Breaux, Joan Cherof, Pat Creighton, Grover Dale, Lanier Davis (as "President/State Department Man/Colonel/Secretary/Singer"), Lillian D'Honau, Bonnie Evans, Joyce Gladmond, Jan Gunnar, Bern Hoffman (as "Earthquake McGoon"), Hope Holiday (as "Wife/Singer"), Maureen Hopkins, Jane House, James Hurst (as "Clem Scragg/Radio Commentator/Singer"), James J. Jeffries, Lucky Kargo, Robert Karl, Barbara Klopfer, Mario Lamm, Ralph Linn, Tina Louise (as "Appassionata Von Climax"), Richard Maitland (as "Government Man/Dancer"), Jack Matthew, Robert McClure, Anthony Mordente, Reed Morgan, Al Nesor (as "Evil Eye Fleagle"), Oran Osburn, Tom Panko, Louise Pearl, Christy Peterson, George Reeder, George Ritner, Anthony Saverino, Jeanette Scovotti, Sharon Shore, Ted Thurston, Aldo Ventura, Rebecca Vorno, Robert Weinsko, Deedee Wood. Produced by Norman Panama, Melvin Frank and Michael Kidd.
  • (1961) Stage: Appeared (as "Solomon") in "Everybody Loves Opal" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by John Patrick. Scenic / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Noel Taylor. Associated with Designer to Mr. Mielziner: Richard Casler. Assistant Scenic Design: Aristides Gazetas. Assistant to Mr. Taylor: George Sullivan. Directed by Cyril Ritchard. Longacre Theatre: 11 Oct 1961-28 Oct 1961 (21 performances). Cast: Eileen Heckart (as "Opal"), Donald Harron, James Coco (as "Doctor"), John Napier, Mister Tanner, Brenda Vaccaro (as "Gloria"). Produced by Roger L. Stevens. Produced in association with Seven Arts Productions.
  • (1974) Stage: Appeared in "Good News" on Broadway. Musical comedy.
  • (1975) Stage: Appeared in "The Ritz" on Broadway. Comedy/farce.
  • (1985) Stage: Appeared in "Grind" on Broadway. Musical.
  • (1960) Unsold pilot: Co-starred in an unsold sitcom pilot about two resort social directors called, "High Time."
  • (1966) Unsold pilot: Co-starred in an unsold comedy pilot for NBC called "Groober Hill" which featured Kaye Stevens as an aspiring actress marking time at a small TV station while waiting for her big break.
  • (1969) Unsold pilot: Co-starred in an unsold sitcom pilot for CBS called "The Minnie Pearl Show."
  • (1953) He acted in Frank Loesser's musical, "Guys and Dolls," at the Coliseum in London, England with Lizbeth Webb, Vivian Blaine, Sam Levene, Edmund Hockridge, Danny Green, and Harry Brindle in the cast.
  • (October 1983) He acted in Geoff Stephens, Don Black, and Jack Rosenthal's musical, "Dear Anyone," at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Jane Lapotaire, Peter Blake, and Stephanie Voss in the cast. David Taylor was director.
  • (February 21, 1988 Sunday) He acted in the musical, "Mack and Mabel" in Concert in a Barry J. Mishon Associates LTD production in aid of the Royal Marsden Hospital Cancer Fund with permission of Stoll Moss Theatres and David Merrick at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England WC2 with Georgia Brown, George Hearn, Robert Meadmore, Paige O'Hara, Denis Quilley, Frances Ruffelles, Debbie Shapiro, Tommy Tune, the Stephen Hill Singers, Jerry Herman and David Jacobs in the cast. Michael Stewart wrote the book. Jerry Herman was composer and lyricist. David Toguri was director and stage coordinator. Lindsay Dolan and Christine Cartwright were choreographers. Donald Pippin and David Firman were musical directors. David Firman was also conductor. Donald Pippin was also guest conductor. Tim Goodchild was designer. David Shields was assistant designer. Jessica Tyrwhitt was assistant costume designer. Jill Robert was costume coordinator. Leonard Tucker was lighting designer. Autograph was sound designer. Roland Brine and Michelle Powers were assistant choreographers. Andrew Empson was production manager. Hugh Wooldridge was stage coordinator. Barry J. Mishon was developer and producer under the supervision of Jerry Herman and Donald Pippin.

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