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(1934- 1968). Active on Broadway in the following productions:

(1934). Stage Play: Too Much Party. Comedy/farce.

(1936). Stage Play: Horse Eats Hat. Book adapted by Edwin Denby [earliest Broadway credit] and Orson Welles. Based on "Un Chapeau de Paille D'Italie" by Eugene Labiche. Music by Paul Bowles [earliest Broadway credit]. Music arranged by Virgil Thomson. Musical Director: Virgil Thomson. Directed by Orson Welles. Maxine Elliott Theatre: 26 Sep 1936- Nov 1936 (closing date unknown/61 performances). Cast: Wallace Acton (as "Ensemble"), Tereon Alvarez (as "Ensemble"), May Angels (as "Ensemble"), George Armstrong (as "Ensemble"), Bill Baird (as "Ensemble"), George Barter (as "Berkowitz"), France Bendsten (as "Gustave"), Tod Brown (as "Ensemble"), Sarah Burton (as "The Countess"), Walter Burton (as "Butler"), Michael Callaghan (as "Ensemble"), Terry Carlson (as "Ensemble"), Steven Carter (as "First Footman"), Enrico Cellinl (as "Raguso"), Mildred Colt (as "Ensemble"), Joseph Cotten (as "Freddy"), Pell Dentler (as "Ensemble"), George Duthie (as "Entwhistle"), Georgia Empry (as "Ensemble"), Opal Essant (as "Ensemble"), Julia Fassett (as "Ensemble"), Arlene Francis (as "Tillie"), Warren Goddard (as "Ensemble"), Anna Gold (as "Ensemble"), Solomon Goldstein (as "Ensemble"), Craig Gordon (as "Ensemble"), Jane Hale (as "Ensemble"), Peggy Hartley (as "Ensemble"), Lawrence Hawley (as "Ensemble"), J. Headley (as "Second Footman"), Edwin Hemmer (as "Ensemble"), Jerry Hitchcock (as "Ensemble"), Rubert Hopkins (as "Ensemble"), Don Howard (as "Ensemble"), Jane Johnson (as "Ensemble"), Marie Jones (as "Ensemble"), Henriette Kaye (as "Daisy"), Frank Kelly (as "Ensemble"), Helene Korsun (as "Ensemble"), Mary Kukavski (as "Ensemble"), Henry Laird (as "Ensemble"), Paula Laurence (as "Agatha Entwhistle") [Broadway debut], Geraldine Law (as "Ensemble"), George Leach (as "Ensemble"), Walter LeRoy (as "Ensemble"), Bernard Lewis (as "Ensemble"), Donald MacMillan (as "Uncle Adolphe"), Margaret Maley (as "Ensemble"), Elizabeth Malone (as "Ensemble"), Harry McKee (as "Joseph"), Harry Merchant (as "Ensemble"), Lee Molnar (as "Ensemble"), Annie Morton, Edgerton Paul (as "Augustus"), Myron Paulson (as "Ensemble"), James Perry (as "Ensemble"), Hattie Rappaport (as "Ensemble"), Helena Rapport (as "Ensemble"), Lucy Rodriguez (as "Clotilda"), Henry Russelle (as "Ensemble"), Nina Salama (as "Ensemble"), Bernard Savage (as "Corporal"), Gloria Sheldon (as "Ensemble"), Hiram Sherman (as "Bobbin"), Harry Singer (as "Ensemble"), Jack Smith (as "Ensemble"), Sidney Smith (as "Grimshot"), George Smithfield (as "Ensemble"), Arabella St. James (as "Ensemble"), Dana Stevens (as "Queeper"), June Thorne (as "Ensemble"), Charles Uday (as "Ensemble"), Orson Welles (as "Mugglethorp"), Virginia Welles (as "Myrtle Mugglethorp") [final Broadway role], Arthur Wood (as "Ensemble"), Ellen Worth (as "Ensemble"), Victor Wright (as "Ensemble"). Produced by Classic Theatre Branch of the Federal Theatre Project of the WPA. Managing Producer: John Houseman. Assistant Producer: Ted Thomas.

(1937). Stage Play: Julius Caesar. Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Incidental music by Marc Blitzstein. Assistant Director: Hiram Sherman. Directed by Orson Welles. Mercury Theatre (moved to the National Theatre in March 1938 to close): 11 Nov 1937- Mar 1938 (closing date unknown/157 performances). Cast: William Alland (as "Marullus"), Evelyn Allen, Arthur Anderson, Muriel Brassler, Grover Burgess (as "Ligarius"), Francis Carpenter, Joseph Cotten, George Coulouris, George Duthie (as "Artemidorus"), Martin Gabel (as "Cassius"), Joseph Holland (as "Julius Caesar"), John Hoyt (as "Decius Brutus"; credited as John Hoysradt), Norman Lloyd, William Mowry, Ted Reid, Stefan Schnabel (as "Metellus Cimber"), Hiram Sherman, John A. Willard (as "Trebonius"). Replacement actors included: Edmond O'Brien (as "Marc Antony") [during National Theatre run in Mar 1938]. Produced by Orson Welles and John Houseman. Note: One of the definitive Shakespearian revivals of the 20th Century.

(1938). Stage Play: The Shoemakers' Holiday (Revival). Written by Thomas Dekker. Incidental music by Lehman Engel. Directed by Orson Welles. Mercury Theatre (moved to The National Theatre (circa 1 Feb 1938- close): 1 Jan 1938- unknown (69 performances/played in repertory with Julius Caesar). Cast: William Alland (as "Serving Man"), Arthur Anderson (as "A Boy"), Charles Baker (as "Attendant/Soldier"), Edith Barrett (as "Sybil, Rose's Maid"), John Berry (as "Soldier"), Francis Carpenter (as "Dodger"), Joseph Cotten (as "Rowland Lacy"), George Coulouris (as "The King"), George Duthie (as "Master Scott"), Ruth Ford (as "Jane, wife of Ralph"), Alice Frost (as "Rose, daughter of Sir Roger"), William Herz (as "Shoemaker"), William Howell (as "Attendant"), John Hoyt [credited as John Hoysradt] (as "Sir Roger Oteley"), Whitford Kane (as "Simon Eyre, the Shoemaker"), George Lloyd (as "Soldier'), Norman Lloyd' (as "Roger, Eyre's Journeyman, commonly called Hodge"), William Mowry (as "Askew"), James O'Rear (as "Shoemaker"), Tileston Perry (as "Soldier"), Vincent Price (as "Master Hammon"), Elliott Reid (as "Ralph, Eyre's Journeyman"), Frederick Ross (as "Soldier"), Stefan Schnabel (as "A Dutch Skipper"), Hiram Sherman (as "Firk, Eyre's Journeyman"), Frederick Thompson (as "Soldier"), Frederic Tozere (as "Sir Hugh Lacy, Earl of Lincoln"), Marian Warring-Manley (as "Margery, Wife of Simon Eyre"), Frank Westbrook (as "Shoemaker"), John A. Willard (as "Master Warner"), Richard Wilson (as "Shoemaker"). Replacement actor: Ross Elliott (as "Soldier"). Produced by Orson Welles and John Houseman.

(1938). Stage Play: Sing Out the News. Musical revue. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek. Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart [uncredited script doctoring]. Music and lyrics by Harold Rome. Sketches by Charles Friedman. Ballet music by Will Irwin. Musical Director: Max Meth. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Choreographed by Ned McGurn, Dave Gould and Charles Walters. "Peace and the Diplomat" staged by Charles Walters. Directed by Charles Friedman. Music Box Theatre: 24 Sep 1938- 7 Jan 1939 (105 performances). Cast: June Allyson (as "Time-The Present" Performer/Class of 1938/Minstrels) [Broadway debut], Bruce Barclay, John Barry, Add Bates, John Benton, Daisy Bernier, The Boys of Today, Ethel Brown, Lillyn Brown, Sibol Cain, Warren Coleman, Traverse Crawford, Fred Deming, Elizabeth Dozier, R. Dupler, Eleanor Eberle, Sally Ellis, Joey Faye, The Floradora Girls, Dorothy Fox, Miriam Franklin, Jane Fraser, Joel Friend, Chick Gagnon, Ortho Gaines, Ed Galloway, Will Geer, Rosalind Gordon, Ray Harrison, Ben Holmes, Richard Huey, Rex Ingram, Cecil Jackson, Georgia Jarvis, George Jones Jr., Gus Jones, Charles Lawrence, Kathryn Lazell, Thelma Lee, Carrington Lewis, Harry Lewis, Lewis and Van, James Lillard, Christina Lind, Leslie Litomy, Philip Loeb, Michael Loring, Henrietta Lovelace, Jimmy Lydon, Shirley Macy, Wanda Macy, Ginger Manners, Elizabeth McDowell, Estelle McDowell, Sadie McGill, Elmaurice Miller, Tomas Mitchell, Michael Moore, Fred Nay, B. Norris, Bernard Pearce, 'Jean Peters (I)', Jackie Petty, Burton Pierce, Ethel Remey, Bruce Rogers, Ben Ross, Hazel Scott, Hiram Sherman, Maude Simmons, Edwin Smith, Herbert Sumpter, Grant Thomas, Sonny Timmons, Allen Tinney, William Tinney, The Virginians, Ben Walles, Mary Jane Walsh, Howard Warriner, Clarence Wheeler, Madelyn White, Louie Williams, Lucille Williams, Musa Williams (as "Another Neighbor: One of These Fine Days/Guest: Man of the Year"), Mae Williamson, Maud Williamson, Lucille Wilson, Howard Woodford. Produced by Max Gordon, in association with George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.

(1939). Stage Play: Very Warm for May. Musical comedy. Music by Jerome Kern. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Music arranged by Russell Bennett. Book by Oscar Hammerstein II. Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett. Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan. Choreographed by Albertina Rasch and Harry Losee. Scenic Design and Costume Design by Vincente Minnelli. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Alvin Theatre: 17 Nov 1939- 6 Jan 1940 (59 performances). Cast: June Allyson (as "June"), Dolores Anderson (as "Dolores"), Eve Arden (as "Winnie Spofford"), Maxine Barrat (as "Honey"), Seldon Bennett (as "Schlesinger"), Beulah Blake (as "Beulah"), Helen Bliss (as "Helen"), Donald Brian (as "William Graham"), Virginia Card (as "Miss Wasserman"), Peter Chambers (as "Mr. Magee"), Andre Charise (as "Andre"), William Collins (as "Bill"), Sally Craven (as "Sally"), Milton DeLugg (as "O'Cedar/Accordion"), Helen Donovan (as "Helen II"), Eleanor Eberle (as "Eleanor"), Frank Egan (as "Mr. Pratt"), Vera-Ellen (as "Susan"), Bruce Evans (as "Electrician"), Marshal Fisher (as "Marshal/Guitar"), Miriam Franklyn (as "Miriam"), Kate Friedlich (as "Sylvia"), Ralph Hansell (as "Ralph/Drums"), Claire Harvey (as "Claire"), Louis Hightower (as "Louis") [Broadway debut], Avon Long (as "Jackson"), Walter Long (as "Walter"), Don Loper (as "Smoothy Watson"), Ethel Lynn (as "Ethel"), Matt Malneck (as "Alvin/Violin"), Charles Marlowe (as "Homer/Trumpet"), Ray Mayer (as "Kenny"), Grace McDonald (as "May Graham"), Len Mence (as "Beamish"), Frances Mercer (as "Liz Spofford") [Broadway debut], Rudy Miller (as "Rudy"), Russ Morhoff (as "Russ/Bass"), Kay Picture (as "Miss Hyde"), Jean Plummer (as "Jean/Piano"), Marie Louise Quevli (as "Alice"), Richard Quine (as "Sonny Spofford"), Joseph Quintile (as "Joseph/Harp"), Pamela Randell (as "Pam"), Jack Seymour (as "Jack"), Robert Shackleton (as "Raymond Sibley") [Broadway debut], Hollace Shaw (as "Carroll"), Hiram Sherman (as "Ogdon Quiler"), Max Showalter (as "Lowell Pennyfeather"), Ralph Stuart (as "Charles"), Evelyn Thawl (as "Jane"), Webb Tilton (as "Webb"), William Torpey (as "Jethro Hancock"), Jack Whiting (as "Johnny Graham"), Jack Wilson (as "Peter"), Billie Wirth (as "Billie"). Produced by Max Gordon.

(1940). Stage Play: Boyd's Daughter. Comedy.

(1940). Stage Play: Mum's the Word. Special production.

(1948). Stage Play: Town House.

(1941). Stage Play: The Talley Method. Written by S.N. Behrman. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Elmer Rice. Henry Miller's Theatre: 24 Feb 1941- 12 Apr 1941 (56 performances). Cast: Ina Claire (as "Enid Fuller"), Ernst Deutsch, Dean Harens, Lida Kane (as "Mary") [final Broadway role], Philip Merivale (as "Dr. Axton Talley"), Claire Niesen, Hiram Sherman (as "Cy Blodgett"). Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, S.N. Behrman, John F. Wharton).

(1946). Stage Play: Cyrano de Bergerac. Comedy (revival). Written by Edmond Rostand. Book adapted by Brian Hooker. Directed by Mel Ferrer. Alvin Theatre: (moved to The Ethel Barrymore Theatre (18 Nov 1946 - close): 8 Oct 1946- 22 Mar 1947 (193 performances). Cast: José Ferrer (as "Cyrano de Bergerac Gascon"), Leopold Badia, Lee Baxter, Toni Brown, Robert Carroll (as "Lignière, the poet/Ensemble"), Leonardo Cimino, Ralph Clanton, Marion Clements, Francis Compton (as "Carbon de Castel Jaloux, Captain of the Gascony Cadets"), Nick Dennis (as "A Cut Purse/Ensemble"), Vincent Donahue, Ernest Graves, Phyllis Hill, Anthony Jordan, Walter Kelly, Mary Jane Kersey, Samuel N. Kirkham, Paula Laurence, Francis Letton, Stewart Long, Nan McFarland (as "Lise, Ragueneau's wife/Mother Marguerite"), Benedict McQuarrie, Ralph Meeker (as "Another Lackey/Ensemble"), John O'Connor, George B. Oliver, Frances Reid (as "Roxane, Cyrano's cousin"), Hiram Sherman (as "Ragueneau, a pastry cook"), Jacqueline Soans, Robinson Stone, Charles Summers, Patricia Wheel, Bert Whitley, Wallace Widdecombe, Howard Wierum, Paul Wilson, William Woodson. Produced by José Ferrer. Notes: (1) One of the most revived works on Broadway (originally produced in 1898); this was it's 8th revival). Jose Ferrer won the 1947 Tony Award for Best Actor in Play. (2) Filmed by Stanley Kramer Productions (distributed by United Artists) as Cyrano de Bergerac (1950) with Mr. Ferrer recreating his stage role.

(1948). Stage Play: The Alchemist (Revival). Written by Ben Jonson. Music by Deems Taylor. Directed by Morton Da Costa. City Center: 6 May 1948- 16 May 1948 (14 performances). Cast: Bobby Busch, Mack Busch, Stanley Carlson, Robert Carroll, Leonardo Cimino, George Coulouris (as "Subtle"), José Ferrer (as "Jeremy/Face"), Phyllis Hill, Will Kuluva, Nan McFarland, Richard McMurray, William Nichols, Winston Ross, Hiram Sherman (as "Kastril"), Jacqueline Soans, Ezra Stone (as "Sir Epicure Mammon"), Robinson Stone, Margaret Suttle, Anne Terris, Bertram Thorn, Ray Walston (as "Drugger"), Tyler Winn. Produced by New York City Theatre Company.

(1952). Stage Play: Two's Company. Musical revue. Music by Vernon Duke. Lyrics by Ogden Nash. Additional Lyrics by Sammy Cahn. Sketches by Charles Sherman. Sketches written with Peter De Vries [Broadway debut]. Featuring songs by Sheldon Harnick ("A Man's Home"). Vocal arrangements by Milton Rosenstock. Ballet Music by Genevieve Pitot and David Baker. Music orchestrated by Don Walker ("Opening - Theatre is a Lady", "A Man's Home", "Roundabout", "Clear Blue Sky", "Esther" and "Haunted Hot Spot"), Clare Grundman ("Turn Me Loose on Broadway", "It Just Occured to Me", "Baby Couldn't Dance" and "Finale") and Phil Lang ("Roll Along, Sadie", "Purple Rose" and "Just Like a Man"). Additional sketches by Arnold B. Horwitt ("And a Little Child" and "When in Rome") and Lee Rogow ("And a Little Child" and "When in Rome"). Additonal sketch by Mort Green ("One's A Crowd") and Nat Hiken ("Jealousy"). Additional sketch by George Foster ("One's A Crowd"). Additional Sketch by Billy Friedberg ("Jealousy"). Scenario for "Roundabout" by Horton Foote and Jerome Robbins. "The Voice of Inexperience" by Oliver Wakefield. Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang. Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Jerome Robbins. Sketches Directed by Jules Dassin. Alvin Theatre: 15 Dec 1952- 8 Mar 1953 (90 performances). Cast: Bette Davis (as "Singer/Dancer of "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"/That One, One's A Crowd/Helen, Jealousy/Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"/Performer of "Street Scenes"/Jezebela, When in Rome/Sybill, Purple Rose/Singer of "Just Like a Man"), David Burns, David Burns, Hiram Sherman, Florence Baum, Jeanna Belkin, Eleanor Boleyn, Maurice Brenner, Perry Bruskin (as "Announcer, Going to the Studio"), David Burns, Bill Callahan, Art Carroll, Bill Crach, Francis Edwards, Clifford Fearl, Ellen Hanley, Barbara Heath, Sue Hight, Dorothy Hill, William Inglis, George S. Irving, Maria Karnilova, Peter Kelley, John Kelly, Lenore Korman, William Krach, Ralph Linn, Tina Louise (as "Secretary, And A Little Child/Audience member, One's A Crowd/Singing Ensemble"), Henry Mallory, Michael Mann, Julie Marlowe, Buzz Miller, Helen Murielle, May Muth, Franklin Neil, Bob Neukum, Robert Orton, Robert Pagent, Stanley Prager, Basha Regis, Deborah Remsen, Earl Renard, Job Sanders, Gilbert Shipley, Armstead Shobey, Stanley Simmons, Teddy Tavenner, Oliver Wakefield, Doris Wolin. Understudies: Art Carroll, Sue Hight, George S. Irving, May Muth, Stanley Prager, Teddy Tavenner. Replacement actors: Clifford Fearl, Peter Kelley [for Bill Calahan], Doris Wolin [for Sue Hight]. Produced by James Russo and Michael Ellis. Associate Producer: Clifford Hayman.

(1955). Stage Play: 3 for Tonight. Musical revue.

(1956). Stage Play: Goodbye Again. Comedy (revival). Written by Allan Scott and George Haight. Scenic Design by Samuel Leve. Stage Managers: Carl Judd and Fred Eisley. Directed by Shepard Traube. Helen Hayes Theatre: 24 Apr 1956- 28 Apr 1956 (7 performances). Cast: Patricia Barry (as "Elizabeth Clochessy") [final Broadway role], Donald Cook (as "Kenneth Bixby"), Denise Dorin (as "Maid"), Anthony Eisley (as "Bellman"), Sally Gracie (as "Julia Wilson"), Danny Lee (as "Theodore"), Burton Mallory (as "Mr. Clayton"), Tom Poston (as "Arthur Westlake"), Polly Rowles (as "Anne Rogers"), Hiram Sherman (as "Harvey Wilson"), Jim Stevenson (as "Waiter"). Understudies: Ludi Claire [credited as Ludie Claire] (as "Anne Rogers/Elizabeth Clochessy/Julia Wilson"), Fred Eisley (as "Arthur Westlake"), Carl Low (as "Harvey Wilson/Kenneth Bixby/Mr. Clayton"), Philip R. McHugh (as "Theodore") and Jim Stevenson (as "Bellman"). Produced by Shepard Traube and John H. Del Bondio.

(1940's- ?). Active in productions other than Broadway [list likely incomplete]:

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