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  • (1972- ). Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1972) Stage Play: The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window (Revival). Written by Lorraine Hansberry. Book adapted by Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg. Featuring songs with lyrics by Ray Errol Fox. Featuring songs by Gary William Friedman. Musical Director: Mack Schlefer. Music orchestrated by Gary William Friedman. Music arranged by Gary William Friedman. Choreographed by Rhoda Levine. Directed by Alan Schneider. Longacre Theatre: 26 Jan 1972- 29 Jan 1972 (5 performances + 9 previews that began on 17 Jan 1972). Cast: Mason Adams (as "Wally O'Hara"), William Atherton (as "David Ragin") [Broadway debut], Pendleton Brown (as "Singer"), Richard Cox (as "Singer"), John Danielle (as "Alton Scales"), Zohra Lampert (as "Iris Parodus Brustein"), John Lansing (as "Singer"), Hal Linden (as "Sidney Brustein"), Frances Sternhagen (as "Mavis Parodus Bryson"), Dolph Sweet (as "Max"), Arnetia Walker (as "Singer"), Kelly Wood (as "Gloria Parodus"). Standbys: Gus Fleming (as "Alton Scales/David Ragin"), Mark Gordon (as "Sidney Brustein"), Kay Tornborgh (as "Gloria Parodus/Iris Parodus Brustein"), Walt Wanderman (as "Max/Wally O'Hara"). Produced by Robert Renfield. Associate Producer: Robert Nemiroff.
  • (1980) Stage Play: The American Clock (A Mural for Theatre). Written by Arthur Miller. Inspired by "Hard Times" by Studs Terkel. Incidental music by Robert Dennis. Directed by Vivian Matalon. Biltmore Theatre: 20 Nov 1980- 30 Nov 1980 (12 performances + 11 previews that began on 11 Nov 1980). Cast: William Atherton (as "Lee Baum"), Francine Beers (as "Fanny Margolies/Myrna"), Donny Burks (as "Clarence/Waiter/Isaac/Jerome/Piano Mover"), Rosanna Carter (as "Irene"), Marilyn Caskey (as "Doris/Isabel/Grace"), David Chandler (as "Joe/Bush"), Joan Copeland (as "Rose Baum"), Ralph Drischell (as "Frank/Livermore/Man in Welfare Office/Stanislaus"), Robert Harper (as "Clayton/Sidney Margolies/Ralph"), Salem Ludwig (as "Grandpa/Kapush"), Alan North (as "Durant/Sheriff/Piano Mover/Toland"), John Randolph (as "Moe Baum"), Edward Seamon (as "Tony/Taylor/Dugan"), Susan Sharkey (as "Jeanette Ramsey/Edie/Lucille/Attendant"), Bill Smitrovich (as "Waiter/Bicycle Thief/Rudy/Piano Mover/Ryan"). Standby: Tresa Hughes (as "Rose Baum"). Understudies: Peter Francis-James (as "Bicycle Thief/Clarence/Frank/Isaac/Piano Mover/Rudy/Ryan/Waiter"), Lil Henderson (as "Irene/Myrna") and Suzanne Reichard (as "Attendant/Doris/Edie/Grace/Isabel/Jeanette Ramsey/Lucille"). Produced by Jack Garfein, Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President) and Herbert Wasserman.
  • (1983) Stage Play: The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. Drama (revival). Written by Herman Wouk. Directed by Arthur Sherman. Circle in the Square Theatre: 15 Apr 1983- 6 Nov 1983 (216 performances + 20 previews that began on 15 Apr 1983). Cast: William Atherton (as "Lt. Cmdr. John Challee"), John Rubinstein (as "Lt. Barney Greenwald"), Jace Alexander (as "SM3 Junius Urban"), Clinton Allmon (as "Member of the Court/Officer of the Caine at hotel"), Richard Arbolino (as "Orderly"), Warren Ball (as "Member of the Court"), Chad Burton (as "Member of the Court/Officer of the Caine at hotel"), J. Kenneth Campbell (as "Lt. Thomas Keefer"), Sam Coppola (as "Member of the Court/Officer of the Caine at hotel"), Daniel Davin (as "Member of the Court"), Oliver Dixon (as "Member of the Court"), Jonathan Hogan (as "Lt. (j.g.) Willis Seward Keith"), Geoffrey Horne (as "Dr. Bird"), Stephen Joyce (as "Capt. Blakely"), Michael Moriarty (as "Lt. Cmdr. Philip Francis Queeg"), Tom Paliferro (as "Stenographer"), Jay O. Sanders (as "Lt. Stephen Maryk"), Leon B. Stevens (as "Dr. Forrest Lundeen"), Brad Sullivan (as "Capt. Randolph Southard"). Replacement actors: Joe Namath (as "Lt. Stephen Maryk") [Broadway debut], D.B. Sweeney [Broadway debut]. Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director. Paul Libin: Managing Director) and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Note: This was the first Broadway revival since the original 1954 production.
  • (2006) He acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "The Glass Menagerie," in a Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Boston Court Performing Arts Complex in Los Angeles, California with Michael Learned, Monette Magrath, and Jeremy Peter Johnson in the cast. Michael E. Gross was director.
  • (2006 - 2007) He acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "The Glass Menagerie," in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Plays production at the Boston Court Performing Arts Complex in Los Angeles, California with Michael Learned, Monette Magrath, and Jeremy Peter Johnson in the cast. Michael E. Gross was director.
  • (2003) He acted in Frederick Knott's play, "Wait Until Dark," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Hayley Mills, Stephen Berger, Mark LaMura, Jason Lawson, and Elizabeth Lundberg in the cast.
  • (August 2000) He acted in Christopher Hampton's translation of Yasmina Reza's play, "Art," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with David Dukes and Jack Willis in the cast.
  • (1975) He acted in George Kelly's play, "The Show-Off," at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut with Jan Miner, Leon Russom, Joyce Ebert and Susan Sharkey in the cast. Peter Levin was director. Kenneth Foy was set designer. Linda Fisher was costume designer. Jamie Gallagher was lighting designer.

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