Appeared (as "His Excellency, Gen. Leonidas Erosa") in "Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Elaine Ryan. Based on the novel by Ludwig Bemelmans
. Directed by Hume Cronyn
. Broadhurst Theatre: 2 Mar 1950-8 Apr 1950 (44 performances). Cast: Richard Abbott (as "The Doctor" / "Fourth Indian"), Norman Barrs (as...
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(When asked how he prepared for a role) I think it's almost physically impossible to give a well-rounded performance without knowing it beforehand. To try and rehearse eight hours a day and then go home at night and knock more lines into your head-- it just doesn't work. You know it first, then try to polish as you go along.
When asked which he preferred making, movies or live theater, he remarked, "Pictures are physically tiring; the theater is mentally tiring. Pictures last, the theater is built on sand. But I am grateful for my theater experience".