Absurd Person Singular (1974). Comedy. Written by Alan Ayckbourn
. Directed by Eric Thompson. Music Box Theatre: 8 Oct 1974- 6 Mar 1976 (591 performances + 7 previews that began on 1 Oct 1974). Cast: Larry Blyden
(as "Sidney") [died during production run; replaced by Paul Shyre
], Sandy Dennis
(as "Eva"), Richard Kiley
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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[on Woody Allen] He seems to strive for some kind of excellence for himself in what he does that keeps him from anything that might smell of smugness.
Was nominated for two Tony Awards in consecutive years: in 1968, as Best Actor (Musical) for "How Now Dow Jones" and in 1969 as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for "Play It Again, Sam", a part he recreated in the film version of the same name, Play It Again, Sam