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Other Works

  • (1958- ). Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • Two Gentlemen of Verona (1958). Comedy.
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1968). Written by Jay Presson Allen. Adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark. Incidental music composed and arranged by John Cook. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Jane Greenwood. Directed by Michael Langham. Helen Hayes Theatre: 16 Jan 1968- 14 Dec 1968 (379 performances + 8 previews that began on 26 Dec 1967). Cast: Zoe Caldwell (as "Jean Brodie"), Catherine Burns (as "Monica"), Roy Cooper (as "Teddy Lloyd"), Diana Davila (as "Jenny"), Denise Huot (as "Sister Helena"), Joseph Maher (as "Gordon Lowther"), Lennox Milne (as "Miss MacKay"), Amy Taubin (as "Sandy"), Douglas Watson (as "Mr. Perry"), Jane Actman (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Kathryn Baumann (as "Mary MacGregor"), Donna Conforti (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Sheila Coonan (as "Miss Campbell"), Jami Fields (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Mady Heflin (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Nora Heflin (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Roberta Maxwell (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Doreen Miller (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Brooks Morton (as "McCready/Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Jim Oyster (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Gerard Russak (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Stephanie Sheppard (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."), Celia Watson (as "Citizen, Girl Guide, Schoolgirl, etc."). Produced by Robert Whitehead. Produced in association with Robert W. Dowling. Note: filmed as The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969).
  • The House of Atreus (1968). Drama.
  • The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (1968). drama (revival).
  • King Henry V (1969). Historical drama (revival). Written by William Shakespeare.
  • Othello (1970). Drama/tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare.
  • (1970) Stage Play: Hay Fever. Comedy (revival). Written by Noël Coward. Incidental music by Arthur Siegel. Scenic/Lighting Design by Ben Edwards. Costume Design by Jane Greenwood. Assistant to Mr. Edwards: Harold Tine. Assistant to Miss Greenwood: David James. Hair Design by Ronald De Mann. Directed by Arvin Brown. Helen Hayes Theatre: 9 Nov 1970- 28 Nov 1970 (24 performances + 16 previews). Cast: Shirley Booth (as "Judith Bliss") [final Broadway role], John Williams (as "David Bliss"), Marian Mercer, Carole Shelley, Sudie Bond, Roberta Maxwell, Michael McGuire, John Tillinger, Sam Waterston. Produced by Zenon R. Mocarski, Inc., Brandon Maggart and James Catusi. Produced by Leonard Sillman.
  • There's One in Every Marriage (1972). Farce.
  • The Plough and the Stars (1973). (Revival).
  • The Merchant of Venice (1973).
  • Equus (1974).
  • The Merchant (1977). Written by Arnold Wesker. Directed by John Dexter. Plymouth Theatre: 16 Nov 1977- 20 Nov 1977 (6 performances + 8 previews). Cast: John Clements (as "Antonio Querini, A merchant of Venice") [final Broadway role], Joseph Leon (as "Shylock Kolner, A Jew of Venice"), Roberta Maxwell (as "Portia Contarini, An heiress of Venice"), Marian Seldes (as "Rivka Kolner, Shylock's sister"), Russ Banham (as "Venetian"), Mark Blum (as "Venetian") [Broadway debut], Philip Carroll (as "Venetian"), James David Cromar (as "Venetian"), Julie Garfield (as "Jessica Kolner, Shylock's daughter"), Gloria Gifford (as "Nerissa, Portia's maid"), Jeffrey Horowitz (as "Solomon Usque, A playwright") [Broadway debut], Leib Lensky (as "Moses of Castelazzo, a portrait painter"), Rebecca Malka (as "Servant"), Everett McGill (as "Lorenzo Pisani, Bassanio's friend"), Brian Meister (as "Venetian"), Riggs O'Hara (as "Graziano Sanudo, Antonio's assistant"), William Roerick (as "Girolamo Priuli, Doge of Venice"), John Seitz (as "Tubal di Ponti, Shylock's partner"), Nicolas Surovy (as "Bassanio Visconti, Antonio's godson"), Boris Tumarin (as "Abtalion da Modena, Shylock's Tutot") [Final Broadway role], John Tyrrell (as "Venetian"), Angela Wood (as "Rebecca da Mendes, Daughter of Portugese banker"). Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman. Bernard B. Jacobs: President), The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Roger Berlind and Eddie Kulukundis. Produced in association with SRO Productions, Ltd. Note: During it's pre-Broadway tryout in Philadelphia, star Zero Mostel played Shylock at the Forrest Theatre in Philadelphia for one preview (2 Sep 1977). He died suddenly on 8 Sep 1977 and was replaced by Joseph Leon.
  • Our Town (1988). Drama (revival).
  • (1996) Stage Play: Summer and Smoke (Revival).
  • (February 17 to April 1, 1978) She acted Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Absent Person Singular," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Eve Arden, Stockard Channing, Laurence Guitard, John McMartin and Lawrence Pressman in the cast. Stephen Porter was director.
  • (April 20 to June 2, 1979) She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Pygmalion," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Robert Stephens, Maureen O'Sullivan and Milo O'Shea in the case. John Dexter was director.

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