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  • (February 2002) : Played "Narrator/Mysterious Man" in "Into the Woods", a musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine (Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA).
  • (March 2006) : Played J.V. "Major" Bouvier/Norman Vincent Peale in the "Grey Gardens", a musical by Doug Wright, Scott Frankel and Michael Korie (Playwrights Horizons, New York City, New York, USA).
  • Sweet Charity (1966). Musical comedy. Book by Neil Simon. Music by Cy Coleman. Lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Based on the screenplay "Nights of Cabiria" by Federico Fellini. Musical Director: Fred Werner. Dance arrangements by Fred Werner. Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns Scenic Design by Robert Randolph. Costume Design by Irene Sharaff. Choreographed by Bob Fosse. Directed by Bob Fosse. Palace Theatre: 29 Jan 1966- 15 Jul 1967 (608 performances + 10 previews that began on 18 Jan 1966). Cast: Gwen Verdon (as "Charity"), Ruth Buzzi (as "Woman with Hat/Receptionist/Good Fairy"), Elaine Cancilla (as "Married Couple 'woman'/Old Maid/Ensemble"), Suzanne Charny (as "Ensemble"), Michael Davis (as "Dark Glasses/Mike/Ensemble"), Betsy Dickerson (as "Ensemble"), Kathryn Doby (as "Ensemble"), Alice Evans (as "Ensemble"), Gene Foote (as "Ice Cream Vendor/Ensemble"), Helen Gallagher (as "Nickie"), Eddie Gasper (as "Ballplayer/Brother Eddie/Ensemble"), David Gold (as "Second Cop/Barney/Ensemble"), Patrick Heim (as "Ensemble"), I.W. Klein (as "Doorman/Ensemble"), Mary Louise (as "Ensemble"), James Luisi (as "Vittorio Vidal"), John McMartin (as "Oscar"), Carmen Morales (as "Carmen/Ensemble"), Thelma Oliver (as "Helene"), Harold Pierson (as "Ballplayer/Brother Harold/Policeman/Ensemble"), Lee Roy Reams (as "Young Spanish Man/Ensemble"), Sharon Ritchie (as "Ursula"), Charlene Ryan (as "Ensemble"), Barbara Sharma (as "Career Girl/Rosie"), John Sharpe (as "Football Player/Ensemble"), Arnold Soboloff (as "Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck"), Christine Stewart (as "Ensemble"), John Stratton (as "Bystander/Waiter"), Bud Vest (as "Married Couple 'man'/Manfred/Ensemble"), John Wheeler (as "First Cop/Herman"). Understudies: Elaine Cancilla (as "Nickie"), Suzanne Charny (as "Career Girl/Rosie"), Michael Davis (as "Vittorio Vidal"), Helen Gallagher (as "Charity"), Charlene Ryan (as "Ursula"), Barbara Sharma (as "Helene"), John Stratton (as "Oscar"). Replacement actors: Ray Chabeau (as "Ensemble/Football Player/Brother Ray"), Michael Davis (as "Man with Dog"), Frank DeSal (as "Ensemble"), Alice Evans (as "Good Fairy/Receptionist/Woman with Hat"), Ronn Forella (as "Ensemble/Ice Cream Vendor"), Helen Gallagher (as "Charity"), Mickey Gunnersen (as "Ensemble"), Curtis Hood (as "Ballplayer/Ensemble"), Carolyn Kirsch (as "Ensemble/Rosie"), Lynn Gay Lorino (as "Ensemble/Shopper"), Annie McGreevey (as "Ensemble") [Broadway debut], Dennis Nahat (as "Ensemble/Young Spanish Man"), Louise Quick (as "Ensemble"), Ilona Simon (as "Ensemble"), Michael Vita (as "Ensemble/Manfred/Married Couple 'Man'"), Marie Wallace (as "Ursula") [from 14 Feb 1966- ?]. Understudies: David Gold (as "Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck"), Lynn Gay Lorino (as "Ursula"), Louise Quick (as "Rosie"), Charlene Ryan (as "Helene"), Michael Vita (as "Vittorio Vidal"). Produced by Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc. Associate Producer: John Bowab. Note: Filmed by Universal Pictures as Sweet Charity (1969).
  • Follies (1971). Musical/drama. Book by James Goldman. Music by Stephen Sondheim. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Musical Director: Harold Hastings. Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Dance arrangements by John Berkman. Choral arrangements by Harold Hastings. Assistant Musical Director: Paul Cianci. Choreographed by Michael Bennett. Associate Choreographer: Bob Avian. Directed by Harold Prince and Michael Bennett. Winter Garden Theatre: 4 Apr 1971- 1 Jul 1972 (522 performances + 12 previews that began on 24 Mar 1971). Cast: Dorothy Collins (as "Sally Durant Plummer"), John McMartin (as "Benjamin Stone"), Gene Nelson (as "Buddy Plummer"), Alexis Smith (as "Phyllis Rogers Stone"), Yvonne De Carlo (as "Carlotta Campion") [only Broadway role], Roy Barry (as "Singer and Dancer"), Michael Bartlett (as "Roscoe"), Helon Blount (as "Dee Dee West"), Steven Boockvor (as "Singer and Dancer"), Suzanne Briggs (as "Showgirl"), Trudy Carson (as "Showgirl"), Ethel Barrymore Colt (as "Christine Crane"), Kathie Dalton (as "Showgirl"), Graciela Daniele (as "Young Vanessa/Singer and Dancer"), Fifi D'Orsay (as "Solange LaFitte"), Harvey Evans (as "Young Buddy"), Victor Griffin (as "Vincent"), John Grigas (as "Chauffeur"), Mary Jane Houdina Young Hattie/Singer and Dancer"), Justine Johnston (as "Heidi Schiller"), Fred Kelly (as "Willy Wheeler"), Dick Latessa (as "Major-Domo"), Sonja Levkova (as "Sandra Donovan"), Victoria Mallory (as "Young Heidi"), John J. Martin (as "Max Deems"), Ursula Maschmeyer (as "Showgirl"), Mary McCarty (as "Stella Deems"), Michael Misita (as "Young Vincent/Singer and Dancer"), Arnold Moss (as "Dimitri Weismann"), Joseph Nelson (as "Singer and Dancer"), Ralph Nelson (as "Kevin/Singer and Dancer"), Rita O'Connor (as "Singer and Dancer"), Julie Pars (as "Singer and Dancer"), Linda Perkins (as "Showgirl"), Kurt Peterson (as "Young Ben"), Suzanne Rogers (as "Singer and Dancer"), Marti Rolph (as "Young Sally"), Virginia Sandifur (as "Young Phyllis"), Ethel Shutta (as "Hattie Walker"), Sheila Smith (as "Meredith Lane"), Marcie Stringer (as "Emily Whitman"), Margot Travers (as "Showgirl"), Jayne Turner (as "Vanessa"), Kenneth Urmston (as "Singer and Dancer"), Peter Walker (as "Chet Richards"), Donald Weissmuller (as "Singer and Dancer"), Charles Welch (as "Theodore Whitman"). Standbys: Sheila Smith (as "Carlotta Campion/Phyllis Rogers Stone/Solange LaFitte"), Edwin Steffe (as "Dimitri Weismann"). Understudies: Helon Blount (as "Christine Crane/Hattie Walker/Stella Deems"), Ethel Barrymore Colt (as "Heidi Schiller/Sally Durant Plummer"), Fred Kelly (as "Dimitri Weismann/Major-Domo/Theodore Whitman"), Dick Latessa (as "Buddy Plummer"), Sonja Levkova (as "Vanessa"), Peter Walker (as "Benjamin Stone"), Donald Weissmuller (as "Vincent"). Replacement actors: Camila Ashland (as "Emily Whitman"), Roy Barry (as "Kevin"), Alexandra Borrie (as "Young Phyllis") [Broadway debut], Jan Clayton (as "Christine Crane"), Susanna Clemm (as "Showgirl"), Joel Craig (as "Singer and Dancer"), Patricia Garland (as "Singer and Dancer"), John Johann (as "Young Ben"), Ted Lawrie (as "Theodore Whitman"), Marion Marlowe (as "Meredith Lane"), Jennifer Nairn-Smith (as "Showgirl"), Joseph Nelson (as "Major-Domo"), Jacqueline Payne (as "Singer and Dancer/Young Hattie"), Denise Pence (as "Singer and Dancer"), Marti Rolph (as "Young Heidi"), David Roman (as "Singer and Dancer"), Rita Rudner (as "Singer and Dancer"), Terry Saunders (as "Christine Crane"), Rosemary Shevlin (as "Showgirl"), Margot Travers (as "Young Vanessa"), Donald Weissmuller (as "Willy Wheeler"). Standbys: Jan Clayton (as "Sally Durant Plummer"), Ted Lawrie (as "Buddy Plummer"), Marion Marlowe (as "Carlotta Campion/Phyllis Rogers Stone"). Understudies: Sonja Levkova (as "Solange LaFitte"), Suzanne Rogers (as "Young Phyllis"), Ken Urmston (as "Young Ben"). Produced by Harold Prince. Produced in association with Ruth Mitchell.
  • (1976) He acted in George Kelly's play, "The Fatal Weakness," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Eva Marie Saint in the cast.
  • (1982) He acted in Frank D. Gilroy's play, "The Subject was Roses," at the Cape Playhouse inn Dennis, Massachusetts with Shaun Cassidy and Betsy Palmer in the cast.
  • (1963) He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Millionairess," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Carol Channing and Gene Wilder in the cast. Gene Saks was director.
  • (July 1976) He acted in George Kelly's play, "The Fatal Weakness," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Eva Marie Saint in the cast.
  • (August 1982) He acted in Frank D. Gilroy's play, "The Subject was Roses," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Shaun Cassidy and Betsy Palmer in the cast.
  • (February 17 to April 1, 1978) He acted Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Absent Person Singular," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Eve Arden, Stockard Channing, Laurence Guitard, Roberta Maxwell and Lawrence Pressman in the cast. Stephen Porter was director.
  • (October 8 to November 20, 1982) He acted in Jay Presson Allan's adaptation of Pierre Barillet and Jean Pierre Gredy's play, "A Little Family Business," in the American premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Angela Lansbury in the cast. Martin Charnin was production supervisor. Vivian Matalon was director.
  • (April 18 to June 30, 1991) He acted in the musical, "A Little Night Music," presented by Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle (University of California) Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Lois Nettleton and Glynis Johns in the cast. Gordon Davidson was director. Stephen Sondheim was composer and lyricist. Hugh Wheeler wrote the book.
  • (2002) He acted in the musical, "Into the Woods," on Broadway in New York City with Gregg Edelman, Vanessa Williams and Laura Benanti in the cast. James Lapine was director. John Caraffa was choreographer. Douglas W. Schmidt was set designer. Brian MacDevitt was lighting designer. Susan Hilferty was costume designer. Stephen Sondheim was composer and lyricist.
  • (February 1 to March 24, 2002) He acted in the musical, "Into the Woods," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Vanessa Williams in the cast. James Lapine was writer and director. Douglas W. Schmidt was set designer. Stephen Sondheim was composer and lyricist.

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