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  • Played the dual roles of Dr. Pangloss and Martin in the original London stage production of Leonard Bernstein's "Candide".
  • (1963) Stage Play: Here's Love. Musical. Music by Meredith Willson. Book by Meredith Willson. Based on "Miracle on 34th Street" by Valentine Davies and George Seaton. Lyrics by Meredith Willson. Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence. Vocal arrangements by Elliot Lawrence. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Dance arrangements by Peter Howard. Additional scoring: Elliot Lawrence. Choreographed by Michael Kidd. Directed and produced by Stuart Ostrow. Shubert Theatre: 3 Oct 1963- 25 Jul 1964 (334 performances + 2 previews). Cast: Laurence Naismith (as "Mr. Kris Kringle"), Janis Paige (as "Doris Walker"), Craig Stevens (as "Fred Gaily") [final Broadway role], Fred Gwynne (as "Marvin Shellhammer"), Diane Ball, Michael Bennett, Duane Bodin, Debbie Breen, Elaine Cancilla, Kathy Cody, Patrick Cummings, Ceil Delli, Larry Douglas, David Doyle (as "Mr. Psawyer"), Suzanne France, Penny Gaston, William Griffis, Cliff Hall, Del Horstmann, Reby Howells, Gene Kelton, Ronnie Kroll, Mara Landi, Baayork Lee, Valerie Lee, David Lober, Sal Lombardo, Mary Louise, William Louther, Bob McClure, Terrin Miles, Hal Norman, Patti Pappathatos, Paul Reed, Sandra Roveta, Arthur Rubin, Darrell Sandeen, Carolsue Shaer, John Sharpe, Bill Stanton, Leesa Troy. Produced by Stuart Ostrow.
  • (1952) He acted in Peter Jones' play, "Sweet Madness," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Richard Attenborough, Geraldine McEwan, Robin Bailey, Sheila Burrell, and Martin Miller in the cast.
  • (1954) He acted in Charles Morgan's play, "The Burning Glass," at the Apollo Theatre in London, England with Michael Goodliffe, Dorothy Green, Faith Brook, Michael Gough, Robert Speaight, and Basil Dignam in the cast. Michael MacOwan was director.
  • (1955) He acted in Jean Anouilh's play, "The Lark," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Dorothy Tutin, Richard Johnson, Leo McKern, Donald Pleasance, Peter Cellier, and George Murcell in the cast. Peter Book was director.
  • (December 1937) He acted inn William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," at the Old Vic at the New Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier (Macbeth), Judith Anderson (Lady Macbeth), Niall MacGinnis, John Moody, James Ottaway, Andrew Cruickshank, and James Donald in the cast. Michel Saint-Denis was director. Motley was designer. Darius Milhaud was musical director.
  • (1962) He acted in Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play, "The School for Scandal," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Geraldine McEwan, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Richard Easton, Peter Barkworth, Benjamin Whitrow, Lewis Fiander, Meriel Forbes, Pinkie Johnstone, and Malcolm Keen in the cast. John Gielgud was also director.
  • (1956) He acted in Antonin Dvorak and Grun's musical, "Summer Song," at the Princes Theatre in London, England with David Hughes, Sally Ann Howes, and Marjorie Rhodes in the cast.

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