The Shrike. Drama. Written by Joseph A. Kramm
. Scenic Design by Howard Bay. Lighting Design by Howard Bay. Costume Design by Edith Lutyens. Directed by Joseph A. Kramm
. Cort Theatre: 15 Jan 1952- 31 May 1952 (161 performances). Cast: Judith Evelyn (as "Ann Downs"), José Ferrer
(as "Jim Downs"), Somar Alberg
(as "Dr. Schlesinger...
Did You Know?
After his death in late 1982, the producers of Sesame Street
(1969) decided to kill off Mr. Hooper instead of hiring another actor to take over the part of the Street's amiable storekeeper. In a special "Sesame Street" episode that aired in November 1983 (nearly a year after Lee's death), Big Bird learned to cope with and grieve the death of his dear friend.