Other Works

  • Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • Played Ebenezer Mimms in the original 1944 production of the Broadway musical "Bloomer Girl".
  • Peter Pan (1950). (Revival). Written by J.M. Barrie. Music and lyrics by Leonard Bernstein. Music arranged by Trude Rittman. Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay. Music and Lyrics by Leonard Bernstein. Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang. Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang. Costume Design by Motley. Flying Supervisor: Peter Foy. Associate Director: Wendy Toye. Directed by John Burrell. Imperial Theatre (moved to The St. James Theatre from 2 Oct 1950- close): 24 Apr 1950- 27 Jan 1951 (321 performances). Cast: Jean Arthur (as "Peter Pan") [final Broadway role], Boris Karloff (as "Captain Hook/Mr. Darling"), Marcia Henderson (as "Wendy Moira/Angela Darling"), Peg Hillias (as "Mrs. Darling"), Joe E. Marks (as "Smee"), Harry Allen (as "Mullins"), Stephanie Augustine (as "Mermaid"), Ronnie Aul (as "Big Chief Panther"), Lee Barnett (as "Tootles"), Vincent Beck (as "Whibbles"), Edward Benjamin (as "Second Twin"), Charles Brill (as "First Twin"), Kenneth Davis (as "Indian/Alf Mason, a pirate"), Norman de Joie (as "Indian"), John Dennis (as "Noodles") [also credited as "Noodler" during run], Jack Dimond (as "John Napoleon Darling"), Philip Hepburn (as "Curly"), Richard Knox (as "Slightly"), David Kurlan (as "Gentleman Starkey"), William Marshall (as "Cookson"), Buzz Martin [credited as Buzzy Martin] (as "Nibs"), Fred Neal (as "Indian"), Gloria Patrice (as "Liza/Tiger Lilly"), Nehemiah Persoff (as "Cecco"), Jay Riley (as "Indian/Flash McCready, a pirate"), Will Scholz (as "Jukes"), Norman Shelley (as "Nana/The Crocodile"), William Sumner (as "Indian/Canary Robb, a Pirate"), Charles Taylor (as "Michael Nicolas Darling"), Eleanor Winter (as "Mermaid"). Understudies: Stephanie Augustine (as "Wendy Moira/Angela Darling"), Barbara Baxley (as "Peter Pan"), Vincent Beck (as "Mr. Darling"), Lucy Hillary (as "Mermaid/Tiger Lilly"), William Marshall (as "James Hook"), Alan Jay Shnapier (as "Lost Boy"), Kenneth Utt (as "Pirate"), Eleanor Winter (as "Mrs. Darling"). Produced by Peter Lawrence, R.L. Stevens and The Shubert Organization. Produced by arrangement with The Hospital for Sick Children, London ("Peter Pan's Hospital").
  • (March 31, 1947) He acted in the musical, "Bloomer Girl," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Pat McClarney, Arthur Maxwell, Peggy Campbell, Hubert Dilworth, Olive Reeves-Smith, Mabel Taliaferro, Matt Briggs, John Call and Lily Paget in the cast. Sig Herzig and Fred Saidy wrote the book. Harold Arlen was composer. E.Y. "Yip" Harburg was lyricist and director. Lemuel Ayers was set designer. MIles White was costume designer. Agnes DeMille was choreographer. John C. Wilson and Nat Goldstone were producers.

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