(1931) Stage: Wrote "Louder, Please!", produced on Broadway
. Comedy. Directed by George Abbott
. Theatre Masque: 12 Nov 1931-Jan 1932 (closing date unknown/68 performances). Cast: Buford Armitage
, Charles Brokaw, Louise Brooks
, Aleeta Freel, Robert Gleckler
, Percy Kilbride
, Charles Laite, Millard Mitchell
, Allan Nagle, Henry Sherwood, J.H. Stoddard, Frank Thomas, Lee Tracy
, Mildred Wall
(as "Ruth"), Charles G. Wilson. Produced by A.L. Jones.
(1934). Stage Play: Small Miracle. Melodrama. Written by Norman Krasna
. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson
. Directed by George Abbott
. John Golden Theatree: 26 Sep 1934- Jan 1935 (closing date unknown/117 performances). Cast: Violet Barney, Jean Bellows, Wyrley Birch
, Ilka Chase
, Eva Condon
, Edward Crandall, Herbert Duffy, Elspeth Eric
, Helen Gardner, Fraye Gilbert, Hitous Gray, Edna Hagan, Alan Hale
, Joseph King, George Lambert, James Lane, Owen Martin, Myron McCormick
, Robert Middlemass
, G. Albert Smith, Joseph Calleia
, Lucille Strudwick, Nancy Vane, Juan Varro, William Wadsworth. Produced by Courtney Burr
. Note: Filmed by Paramount Pictures as Four Hours to Kill!
(1941). Stage Play: The Man With Blonde Hair. Written by Norman Krasna
. Scenic Design by Howard Bay. Directed by Norman Krasna. Belasco Theatre: 4 Nov 1941- 8 Nov 1941 (7 performances). Cast: Curt Conway
(as "Sidney"), Francis De Sales
(as "McCarthy"), James Gregory
(as "Frank Connors"), Bernard Lenrow, Eleanor Lynn, Owen Martin, Coby Ruskin
(as "Harry"), 'Alfred Ryder (I)', George Wallach, Dora Weissman, Rex Williams
(as "Carl"), Robert Williams. Produced by Frank Ross
(1944). Stage Play: Dear Ruth. Comedy. Written by Norman Krasna
. Music arranged by Alexander Haas. Directed by Moss Hart
. Henry Miller's Theatre: 13 Dec 1944- 27 Jul 1946 (680 performances). Cast: John Dall
(as "Lt. William Seawright"), Virginia Gilmore, Phyllis Povah
(as "Mrs. Edith Wilkins"), Howard Smith
, Kay Coulter
(as "Martha Seawright"), Peter Dunn, Lenore Lonergan, Richard McCracken, Pauline Myers, Bartlett Robinson
(as "Albert Kummer"). Produced by Joseph M. Hyman and Bernard Hart. Note: Filmed as Dear Ruth
(1947). Stage Play: John Loves Mary. Comedy/farce. Written by Norman Krasna
. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Frederick Fox. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
. Directed by Joshua Logan
. Booth Theatre (moved to The Music Box Theatre from 17 Mar 1947- close): 4 Feb 1947- 7 Feb 1948 (423 performances). Cast: Harry Bannister, Lyle Bettger
, Ralph W. Chambers
, Tom Ewell
, Nina Foch
, Ann Mason, William Prince
, Max Showalter
, Loring Smith
. Co-produced with Richard Rodgers
and Oscar Hammerstein II
. Produced in association with Joshua Logan. Note: Filmed as John Loves Mary
(1948). Stage Play: Time for Elizabeth. Comedy. Written by Norman Krasna and Groucho Marx
. Directed by Norman Krasna
. Fulton Theatre: 27 Sep 1948- 2 Oct 1948 (8 performances). Cast: Katharine Alexander
(as "Kay Davis") [final Broadway
role], John L. Arthur
(as "Harrison Ogelthorpe") [final Broadway
role], Leila Bliss (as "Lily Schaeffer"), Harlan Briggs
, Sheila Bromley, Edward Clark (as "George Zwilling"), Russell Hicks
(as "Walter P. Schaeffer"), Dick Hogan (as "Richard Coburn"), Ottilie Kruger, Otto Kruger
(as "Ed Davis"), Eleanor Lawson, Theresa Lyon (as "Amy Zwilling"), Leonard Mudie
(as "Mr. McPherson"), Kenneth Patterson (as "Mr. Robinson"). Produced by Russell Lewis and Howard Young.
(1953). Stage Play: Kind Sir. Comedy. Written by Norman Krasna
. Scenic and Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
. Costume Design by Mainbocher. Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey. Associate Director/Associate Producer: Marshall Jamison
. Directed by Joshua Logan
. Alvin Theatre, 4 Nov 1953- 27 Mar 1954 (166 performances). Cast: Charles Boyer
(as "Philip Clair"), Mary Martin
(as "Jane Kimball"), Frank Conroy
(as "Alfred Munson"), Margalo Gillmore
(as "Anna Miller"), Robert Ross (as "Carl Miller"), Dorothy Stickney
(as "Margaret Munson"). Produced by Joshua Logan.
(1958). Stage Play: Who Was That Lady I Saw You With? Comedy. Written by Norman Krasna
. Incidental music by Bernard Green. Scenic Design by Rouben Ter-Arutunian
. Costume Design by Ruth Morley. Directed by Alex Segal
. Martin Beck Theatre: 3 Mar 1958- 30 Aug 1958 (208 performances). Cast: Roxanne Arlen (as "Gloria Coogle"), Robert Burr, Stephen C. Cheng (as "Waiter"), Pamela Curran (as "Second Tenant"), Virginia de Luce (as "Florence Coogle"), Dan Frazer (as "McCarthy"), Peter Gumeny, Peter Lind Hayes
(as "David Williams"), Mary Healy
(as "Ann Williams"), Richard Loo
(as "Lee Wong"), Frank Milan
(as "Parker"), Joan Morgan (as "Secretary/Third Tenant"), Gregory Morton (as "Belka"), W. Edgar Rooney (as "Building Employee"), Wallace Rooney
(as "Schultz"), Larry Storch
(as "Orlov"), William Swetland (as "Robert Doyle"), Ray Walston
(as "Michael Haney"), Roland Winters
(as "Harry Powell"). Relacement actor: Larry Blyden
(as "Michael Haney") [replaced Ray Walston]. Produced by Leland Hayward
. Note: Filmed as Who Was That Lady?
(1961). Stage Play: Sunday in New York. Written by Norman Krasna
. Scenic Design by David Hays. Directed by Garson Kanin
. Cort Theatre (moved to The John Golden Theatre from 1 Jan 1962- close): 27 Nov 1961- 12 May 1962 (188 performances + 2 previews). Cast: Pat Harrington Sr.
(as "Man"), Conrad Janis
(as "Adam Taylor"), Sondra Lee, Ron Nicholas, Robert Redford
(as "Mike Mitchell"), Pat Stanley. Produced by David Merrick
. Note: Filmed as Sunday in New York
(1967) Stage: Love in E Flat. Comedy. Written by Norman Krasna
. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager. Directed by George Seaton
. Brooks Atkinson Theatre: 13 Feb 1967- 4 Mar 1967 (24 performances + 3 previews). Cast: Hal Buckley, Kathleen Nolan, Morty Gunty
, Charles Lane
, Joe Ponazecki
, Marcia Rodd
. Produced by Alfred De Liagre Jr.
(1975). Stage Play: We Interrupt This Program... Mystery/thriller. Written by Norman Krasna
. Scenic Design by Robert Randolph. Directed by Jerry Adler
. Ambassador Theatre: 1 Apr 1975- 5 Apr 1975 (7 performances + 21 previews). Cast: Dick Anthony Williams
, Frederick Coffin
, Albert Hall
, Brandon Maggart
, Holland Taylor
, Taurean Blacque
, Marshall Borden, Stanley Brock
, Don Creech, George Hall, Lloyd Hollar, Abby Lewis, Miller Lide, Tony Major, Susan Kendall Newman, Taylor Reed, Howard E. Rollins Jr.
, John D. Seymour, Dino Shorte, J.W. Smith, Theta Tucker, Charles Turner, James Ray Weeks. Replacement actors: Understudies: Esther Benson (as "Amanda Williams/Mrs. Johnson"), Stanley Brock (as "Lieutenant Burke/Man in Brown Suit"), Jim Cavanaugh (as "Father Murray/Jason Taylor/Mister Johnson/Stage Manager"), Barbara Cohen (as "Laura Woodley"), Stephannie Hampton Howard (as "Louise Fletcher"), Miller Lide (as "Albert Woodley/Patrolman Walker"), Tony Major (as "Luke"), Howard Rollins, Jr. (as "Al Seaver"), Dino Shorte (as "Sonny Seaver"), Jimmy Smith (as "Benny/Dave") and Charles Turner (as "Detective Louis Harris"). Produced by Alexander H. Cohen
(2008) Stage: Wrote (w/Norman Panama
, Melvin Frank
) source material (screenplay for White Christmas
(1954)) for "Irving Berlin's White Christmas", produced on Broadway
. Musical comedy. Music / lyrics by Irving Berlin
. Musical Director: Rob Berman. Music orchestrated by Larry Blank. Vocal / Dance Arrangements by: Bruce Pomahac. Marquis Theatre: 23 Nov 2008-4 Jan 2009 (53 performances + 12 previews).
(????) Stage: Produced "Full Moon" (Off-Broadway
(????) Stage: Produced "Bunny" in London, England.
(????) Stage: Produced "Kein Problem", Berlin, Germany.
(1963) His play, "Kind Sir," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with John Forsythe and Patricia Barry in the cast.
(1948) His play, "John Loves Mary," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts.
(November 4, 1953) His play, "Kind Sir," was performed at the Alvin Theatre in New York City for 166 performances.
(October 12, 1953) His play, "Kind Sir," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Mary Martin, Charles Boyer, Dorothy Stickney, Margalo Gillmore, Frank Conroy and Robert Ross in the cast. Jo Mielziner was set designer. Mainbocher was costume designer. Joshua Logan was producer and director.
(1962) His play, "Sunday in New York," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Margaret O'Brien and Tommy Sands in the cast. Russell McCaig and St. Joseph Brownstone were directors.
(1964) His play, "Kind Sir," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Arlene Francis and Michael Allinson in the cast. William Francisco was director.
(1966) His play, "John Loves Mary," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Fabian, Zina Bethune, Roland Winters and Leo Gochman in the cast. Warren Enters was director.
(June 1948) His play, "John Loves Mary," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Oliver Thorndike in the cast.
(July 1963) His play, "Kind Sir," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with John Forsythe and Patricia Barry in the cast.
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