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(1927) Stage: Wrote (w/Henry Myers) material / lyrics (earliest known Broadway credit) for "The New Yorkers", produced on Broadway. Musical revue. Music by Arthur Schwartz, Edgar Fairchild and Charles M. Schwab. Edyth Totten Theatre: 10 Mar 1927-Apr 1927 (closing date unknown/52 performances). Cast: Genevieve Ames, Sue Baxter, Charles Bender, Harry Benson, Chester Clute, Milt Collins, Dorothy Daye, Tamara Drasin, Florence Faun, Roberta Gale, Elaine Gerard, Dorothy Hoffman, Gay La Salle, Elaine Lauren, Lilyan Lauren, Milton Laurence, Wes L. Robertson, Mona Sorel, Rima Swan, Benn Trivers, Isabel Zehner. Produced by Milton Bender.

(1929) Stage: Wrote (w/Edward G. Robinson) "Kibitzer", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Directed / produced by Patterson McNutt. Royale Theatre: 18 Feb 1929-Jun 1929 (closing date unknown/120 performances). Cast: Beatrice Bayard, Rex Boyd, Hobart Cavanaugh (as "Emil Schmidt"), Martha Edwards, Tom Fadden, Samuel T. Godfrey, Jeanne Greene, Charles Hammond, Travis "Weather" Hoke, Agnew Horine, Henry Howard, Nelan H. Jaap, Jacob Katzman, Hunter Kaufman, Louis La Bey, Fred M. Mitchell, Alexis Polianov, Michael Porter, Eugene Powers, Al Roberts, Edward G. Robinson (as "Lazarus"), Arthur S. Ross, Lloyd Russell, Walter F. Scott (as "Mullins"), Vincent Strain, James Whittaker, C.J. Williams, Stanley G. Wood.

(1950) Stage: Wrote (w/Abe Burrows) "Guys and Dolls", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / lyrics by Frank Loesser. Based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon. Musical Director: Irving Actman. Music arranged by George Bassman and Ted Royal. Vocal arrangements / vocal direction by Herbert Greene. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Alvin Colt. Assistant Designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey and Trew Hocker. Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Michael Kidd. Directed by George S. Kaufman. 46th Street Theatre: 24 Nov 1950-26 Nov 1953 (1200). Cast: Robert Alda (as "Sky Masterson"; winner of 1951 Tony Award for Best Actor), Isabel Bigley, Vivian Blaine (as "Miss Adelaide"), Sam Levene (as "Nathan Detroit"), Pat Rooney (as "Arvide Abernathy"), Wana Allison, Forrest Bonshire, Douglas Deane, Geraldine Delaney, Charles Drake, Barbara Ferguson, Tony Gardell, Peter Gennaro, Bern Hoffman, Lee Joyce, Stubby Kaye (as "Nicely-Nicely Johnson"; Broadway debut), Beverly Lawrence, Marcia Maier, Christine Matsios, Paul Migan, Joe Milan, Carl Nicholas, Margery Oldroyd, Mission Band, Netta Packer, Tom Pedi (as "Harry the Horse"), Eddie Phillips, B.S. Pully, Paul Reed, Harry Lee Rogers, Don Russell, Hal Saunders, Bud Schwab, Johnny Silver, Earle Styres, Beverly Tassoni, Merritt Thompson, Ruth Vernon, Onna White (as "Dancer"). Produced by Feuer & Martin. NOTE: (1) On hiatus during much of the summer of 1953. (2) Winner of 5 1951 Tony Awards. (3) Filmed as Guys and Dolls (1955).

(1955) Stage: Wrote (w/Abe Burrows) book for "Guys and Dolls", produced on Broadway. Musical comedy (revival). Based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon. Music / lyrics by Frank Loesser. Musical Director: Frederick Dvonch. Orchestral Arrangements by: George Bassman and Ted Royal. Vocal Arranger / Vocal Direction by: Herbert Greene. Choreographed by Onna White. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Alvin Colt. Costumes Supervised by Frank Spencer. Directed by Philip Mathias. City Center: 20 Apr 1955-31 May 1955 (16 performances). Cast: Tom Ahearne, Ellen Beach, Joseph Bernard, Sonya Besant, Ken Emery, Clifford Fearl, Albert Fiorella, Helen Gallagher, Louise Golden, Sheila Hayden, Diana Hunter, Norma Kaiser, Robert Karl, Loys Lozano, Marcia Maier, Frank Marasco, Leila Martin, Walter Matthau (as "Nathan Detroit"), Paul Migan, Al Nesor (as "Benny Southstreet"), Lou Nova, Tom Panko, Tom Pedi (as "Harry the Horse"), Tom Powell, Regis Powers, Victor Reilley, Michelle Reiner, Seth Riggs, Bob Rippy, Harry Lee Rogers, Ray Shaw, Oggie Small, Elaine Spaulding, Evans Thornton, Kate Tomlinson, Kirsten Valbor, Murray Vines, Ralph Vucci, Jane Wagner, Marc West, Martin Wolfson (as "Arvide Abernathy"). Produced by New York City Center Light Opera Company (William Hammerstein: General Director).

(1992-95) Stage: Wrote (w/Abe Burrows) book for "Guys and Dolls", produced on Broadway. Martin Beck Theater. Cast: Nathan Lane, Peter Gallagher).

(????) Story: "In the Secret Service" (filmed as Behind the Mask (1932)).

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