Appeared (as "Judah Ben Hur"; Broadway debut) in "Ben Hur", produced on Broadway. Drama (revival). Dramatized by William Young
. Based on the novel by Gen. Lew Wallace
. Directed by Joseph Brooks. Academy of Music: 25 Feb 1907-Apr 1907 (closing date unknown/64 performances). Cast: Mabel Brownell, Charles Canfield
, Dwight Dana, ...
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A.H. Van Buren was a well-respected Broadway director, who began there as an actor in 1907 starring in the lead role in a revival of "Ben Hur." He would venture into directing in 1925 while occasionally being coaxed back on stage. He completed his career there involved in the monster hit, "Life With Father" (3224 performances, running from late 1939 through July, 1947) and it's sequel, "Life With...