God's Favorite (1974). Comedy. Written by Neil Simon
. Scenic Design by William Ritman. Directed by Michael Bennett
. Assistant Director: Bob Avian
. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 11 Dec 1974- 22 Mar 1975 (116 performances + 7 previews that began on 3 Dec 1974). Cast: Vincent Gardenia
(as "Joe Benjamin"), Maria Karnilova (as "Rose ...
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You can't do anything else once you do game shows. You have no career.
Reilly's openly gay TV persona was quite ahead of its time. He recalled a network executive telling him, "They don't let queers on television." In rebuttal, he was a game show fixture on such shows as The Match Game
(1962) and The Hollywood Squares
(1965); was a guest on the The Tonight Show
(1962) with Johnny Carson
more than 95 times; earned an Emmy nomination for his second-banana work on The