Biff McGuire Poster

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  • (1960) Stage: Appeared (as "Woody") in "Finian's Rainbow" on Broadway.
  • (4/02) Stage: Appeared (as "Theodore Swanson") in "Morning's at Seven", by Paul Osborn. Lyceum Theater, New York City.
  • (1950) Stage: Appeared in "Dance Me a Song" on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by / lyrics by / Directed by James Shelton. Sketches by James Kirkwood, George Oppenheimer, Lee Goodman, Vincente Minnelli, Marya Mannes, Robert Anderson, James Shelton and Wally Cox. Additional numbers by Herman Hupfeld, Albert Hague, Maurice Valency and Bug Gregg. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Choreographed by Robert Sidney. Royale Theatre: 20 Jan 1950-18 Feb 1950 (35 performances). Cast: Tony Albert, Francine Bond, Carmina Cansino, Wally Cox, Cliff Ferre, Bob Fosse, Hope Foye, Marilyn Gennaro, Lee Goodman, June Graham, Babe Hines, Marian Horosko, Jimmy Kirkwood, Heidi Krall, Don Little, Marion Lorne, Dusty McCaffrey, Joan McCracken, Scott Merrill, Douglas Moppert, Mary Ann Niles, Tina Prescott, Erik Rhodes, Cynthia Rogers, Alan Ross, Donald Saddler, Robert Scheerer (credited as Bob Scheerer), Silver [a dog], Robert B. Sola, Ann Thomas. Produced by Dwight Wiman. Produced in association with Robert Ross.
  • (1949) Stage: Appeared in "South Pacific" on Broadway. Musical drama. Majestic Theatre: (moved to The Broadway Theatre from 29 Jun 1953 to close) 7 Apr 1949-16 Jan 1954 (1925 performances). Cast: Mary Martin (as "Ensign Nellie Forbush"), Ezio Pinza (as "Emile de Becque"), Juanita Hall, Myron McCormick (as "Luther Billis"), Betta St. John, Harvey Stephens (as "Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N."), William Tabbert, Martin Wolfson (as "Capt. George Brackett, U.S.N."), Mardi Bayne, Evelyn Colby, Michael De Leon, Noel De Leon, Sandra Deel, Bill Dwyer, Dickinson Eastham, Don Fellows, William Ferguson, Jacqueline Fisher, Jack Fontan, Alan Gilbert, Thomas Gleason, Jim Hawthorne, Richard Loo (as "Marcel, Henry's Assistant" / "Ensemble"), Roslynd Lowe, BarBara Luna, Gloria Meli, Henry Michel, Alex Nicol, Pat Northrop, Mary Ann Reeve, Fred Sadoff, Bernice Saunders, Archie Savage, Helena Schurgot, Richard Silvera, Henry Slate, Eugene Smith, Beau Tilden (as "Seaman James Hayes"), Musa Williams, Chin Yu. Produced by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Produced in association with Leland Hayward and Joshua Logan. Replacement actors during the production's long run included: Shirley Jones, Dort Clark, Jack Weston.
  • (1953) Stage: Appeared in F. Hugh Herbert's play, "The Moon is Blue", at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England, with Diana Lynn and Robert Flemyng in the cast.
  • (1970) Stage: Appeared (as "Dr. Albert Rice") in "Beggar on Horseback" on Broadway (revival). Written by Marc Connelly and George S. Kaufman. Incidental music by Stanley Silverman and John Lahr. Musical Director: Abba Bogin. Movement sequences by Marvin Gordon. Directed by John Hirsch. Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 14 May 1970-27 Jun 1970 (52 performances + 13 previews that began in late Apr 1970). Cast: Luis Avalos (as "Candy Vendor"), José Barrera (as "Person in Neil's Dream"), John Beecher (as "Person in Neil's Dream"), Roger Braun (as "Person in Neil's Dream"), Tommy Breslin (as "Person in Neil's Dream"), Bob Daley (as "A Poet"), Cherry Davis (as "Gladys Cady"), Ralph Drischell (as "Guide"), Dorothy Frank (as "A Flower Girl"), Leonard Frey (as "Neil McRae"), Ray Fry (as "A Novelist"), Les "Bubba" Gaines (as "Jerry"), Jay Garner (as "Mr. Cady"), Elaine Handel (as "A Flower Girl"), Tresa Hughes (as "Mrs. Cady"), Robert Keesler (as "A Policeman"), Bobby Lee (as "Singer"), Clark Lewis (as "Newsboy"), Peter Oliver Norman (as "Person in Neil's Dream"), Art Ostrin (as "Train Vendor"), Michon Peacock (as "A Flower Girl"), Charles Pegues (as "Person in Neil's Dream"), Robert Phalen (as "Homer Cady"), Arthur Sellers (as "Newsboy"), Raymond Singer (as "A Policeman"), Barbara Spiegel (as "Miss Hey"), Vickie Thomas (as "Person in Neil's Dream"), Beryl Towbin (as "Miss You"), Susan Watson (as "Cynthia Mason"), Robert Weil (as "A Juror"). Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Jules Irving).
  • (1957) Stage: Appeared (as "Martin Donahue") in "The Egghead" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Molly Day Thatcher. Scenic Design by Richard Sylbert [earliest Broadway credit]. Directed by Hume Cronyn. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 9 Oct 1957-26 Oct 1957 (21 performances). Cast: Karl Malden (as "Hank Parson"), Eduard Franz (as "Gottfried Roth"), Phyllis Love (as "Sally Parson"), Ruth Attaway (as "Essie"), Kevin Drohan (as "Jackie Parson"), Graham Jarvis (as "Finney"), Nicholas Pryor (as "Roger Parson"), Lloyd Richards (as "Perry Hall"), Richard Robbins (as "Harvey Robbins"), Helen Shields (as "Madeline Robbins"), Marion Sweet (as "Annie Grierson"). Produced by Hope Abelson.
  • (1961) Stage: Appeared (as "Bob McKellaway"' replacement actor 1 July 1963-?) in "Mary, Mary" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Jean Kerr. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Helen Hayes Theatre (moved to The Morosco Theatre from 30 Nov 1964-close): 8 Mar 1961-12 Dec 1964 (1572 performances + 2 previews that began on 6 Mar 1961). Cast: Barbara Bel Geddes (as "Mary McKellaway"), Barry Nelson (as "Bob McKellaway"), Michael Rennie (as "Dirk Winsten"), John Cromwell (as "Oscar Nelson'), Betsy von Furstenberg (as "Tiffany Richards"). Replacement actors during Helen Hayes Theatre run: Alan Bunce (as "Oscar Nelson") [from 13 May 1963- ?], Mindy Carson (as "Mary McKellaway") [from 16 Mar 1964- ?], Wayne Carson (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 8 Jun 1964-?], Michael Evans (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 1 Jul 1963-?], George Grizzard (as "Bob McKellaway [from 25 Jun 1962-?], Murray Hamilton (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 23 Sep 1963-?], Katherine Hayes (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 17 Sep 1962-?], Tom Helmore (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 21 Oct 1963- ?], Judy Lewis (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 22 Jun 1964-?], Diana Lynn (as "Mary McKellaway") [from 21 Jan 1963-?], Scott McKay (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 2 Apr 1962-?], Julia Meade (as "Mary McKellaway") [from 23 Jul 1962-?], Howard Morton (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 24 May 1964-?], Edward Mulhare (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 14 Dec 1961-?], Carrie Nye (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 5 Feb 1962-?], Nancy Olson (as "Mary McKellaway") [from 5 Feb 1962-?], Tom Poston (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 5 Nov 1962-?], William Prince (as "Bob McKellaway") [from 22 Jun 1964-?], Hiram Sherman (as "Oscar Nelson") [from 13 May 1963-?], Elizabeth St. Clair (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 10 Feb 1964-?], Howard St. John (as "Oscar Nelson") [from 2 Jul 1962-?], Inger Stevens (as "Mary McKellaway"; from 24 Dec 1962-?; final Broadway role), Clinton Sundberg (as "Oscar Nelson") [from 13 May 1963-? and from 16 Mar 1964-?], Ellen Weston (as "Tiffany Richards") [from 24 Oct 1962-?], Michael Wilding (as "Dirk Winsten") [from 31 Jul 1961-?]. Replacement cast during Morosco Theatre run: None known. Produced by Roger L. Stevens. Produced in association with Collin Productions Inc. Associate Producer: Lyn Austin. NOTES: (1) Filmed as Mary, Mary (1963). (2) Film version was released during original theatrical run, highly unusual for the time.
  • (1971) Stage: Appeared (as "Tom") in "Father's Day" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Oliver Hailey. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Directed by Donald Moffat (also in cast as "Richard"). John Golden Theatre: 16 Mar 1971 (1 performance + 1 preview that was mounted on 1 Mar 1971). Cast: Ken Kercheval (as "Harold"), Jennifer Salt (as "Estelle"), Marian Seldes (as "Marian"), Brenda Vaccaro (as "Louise"). Standbys: Rue McClanahan (as "Louise" / "Marian"), Michael Prince (as "Richard" / "Tom"), Garn Stephens (as "Estelle"), Gene Tyburn (as "Harold"). Produced by Joseph Kipness and Lawrence Kasha.
  • (1997) Stage: Appeared (as "Pete Davenport"; credited as William Biff McGuire) in "The Young Man from Atlanta" on Broadway. Written by Horton Foote. Incidental music by Richard Woodbury. Directed by Robert Falls. Longacre Theatre: 27 Mar 1997-8 Jun 1997 (84 performances + 17 previews that began on 13 Mar 1997. Cast: Shirley Knight (as "Lily Dale Kidder"), Rip Torn (as "Will Kidder"), Kevin Breznahan (as "Carson"), Marcus Giamatti (as "Tom Jackson"), Pat Nesbit (as "Miss Lacey"), Stephen Trovillion (as "Ted Cleveland Jr."), Jacqueline Williams (as "Clara"), Beatrice Winde (as "Etta Doris Meneffree"; final Broadway role). Understudies: Phyllis Bash (as "Clara" / "Etta Doris Meneffree"), William Cain (as "Pete Davenport"), Nada Rowand (as "Lily Dale Kidder" / "Miss Lacey"), Edward Seamon (as "Will Kidder") and Tim Williams (as "Carson" / "Ted Cleveland Jr." / "Tom Jackson"). Produced by David Richenthal, Anita Waxman and Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman. Rocco Landesman: President. Paul Libin: Producing Director. Jack Viertel: Creative Director). Produced in association with The Goodman Theatre (Robert Falls, Artistic Director. Roche Schulfer, Executive Director) and Robert Cole. Associate Producer: Joan Levy Finkelstein.
  • (9/56) Stage: Appeared in "Knickerbocker Holiday", Triple Cities Playhouse, Binghamton, NY.
  • (1967) Stage: Appeared in Jerry Bock's musical, "She Loves Me," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, MA, with Jeannie Carson and Larry Kert in the cast.
  • (1969) He acted in William Fairchild's play, "The Sound of Murder," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Jeannie Carson and Hurd Hatfield in the cast.
  • (January 13, 1959) He acted in Edward Chodorov's play, "Listen To The Mocking Bird," in the Playwrights Company production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Eva Le Gallienne, Billie Burke, Una Merkel, Francis Compton, Cavada Humphrey, Anthony Kemble-Cooper, Angela Thornton, Felix Deebank and Donald Moffat in the cast. Leo Kerz was set designer. Guy Kent was costume designer. Edward Chodorov was also director.
  • (July 1969) He acted in William Fairfield's play, "The Sound of Murder," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Jeannie Carson and Hurd Hatfield in the cast.
  • (October 16 to November 22, 1981) He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Major Barbara," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Christine Estabrook (Major Barbara), Mikel Lambert, Kevin Donovan, Terrence Currier, Katherine Leask, Robert W. Westenberg, Charles Janasz, Leslie Cass, Richard Bauer, Christina Moore, Mark Hammer, Christopher McHale, June Hansen and Thomas A. Hewitt. Tony Straiges was set designer. Marjorie Slaiman was costume designer. Lauren McDougl was cover artist. Martin Fried was director.
  • (1970 season) Paul Ballantyne, Emery Bettis, Fran Bennett, Robert Benson, Ed Bernard, Ross Bickell, Gerry Black, Barbara Bryne, Timothy Casey, Jon Cranney, Joseph Culliton, Allan Estes, David Feldshuh, Katherine Ferrand, Allison Giglio, Maxwell Glanville, Ron Glass, Peter Michael Goetz, Bette Howard, Charles Keating, Stephen Keep, Linda Kelsey, James J. Lawless, William Levis, Noel McCoy, Leroy McDonald, Michael Parish, Robert Pastene, Briain Petchey, Marc Rush, Michele Shay, Fern Sloan, Arnold Wilkerson and he were members of the ensemble acting company at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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