Shelter (1973). Musical. Music by Nancy Ford. Material by Gretchen Cryer. Lyrics by Gretchen Cryer. Musical Staging by Sammy Bayes. Musical Director: Kirk Nurock. Vocal arrangements by Kirk Nurock. Music orchestrated by Thomas Pierson. Directed by Austin Pendleton
. John Golden Theatre: 6 Feb 1973- 3 Mar 1973 (31 performances + ...
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(2009, on The Muppet Movie
(1979) and landing Starting Over
(1979)) That was just after I'd had, as an actor in New York, a disastrous season on the stage, where every role I played... I went from being one of the highly praised actors in New York to the most reviled in a period of three months. There were reviews that were actually advising me to leave the profession. It was like free-fall. And ...
In the early 1990s, Austin inspired the then doorman of his building, Shane Perez
, to try his hand at writing. Perez took his advice and began tooling a drama which he hoped Pendleton would one day star in. That dream became a reality when his script for Men of Means
(1999) was eventually purchased and produced.