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Other Works

  • Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • Lorenzo (1963).
  • (1963) Stage Play: Barefoot in the Park. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Directed by Mike Nichols. Biltmore Theatre: 23 Oct 1963- 25 Jun 1967 (1520 performances + 2 previews that began on 21 Oct 1963). Cast: Elizabeth Ashley (as "Corie Bratter"), Kurt Kasznar (as "Victor Velasco") [final Broadway role], Mildred Natwick (as "Mrs. Banks"), Robert Redford (as "Paul Bratter") [final Broadway role before concentrating on film career], Herb Edelman (as "Telephone Man"), Joseph Keating (as "Delivery Man"). Standbys: E.J. Peaker (as "Corie Bratter"), Gene Rupert (as "Paul Bratter"). Understudies: Herb Edelman (as "Victor Velasco"), Ruth Gregory (as "Mrs. Banks"). Replacement actors during run: Ilka Chase [final Broadway role] (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 23 May 1966- ?], Joel Crothers (as "Paul Bratter") [from 29 Aug 1966- ?], Penny Fuller [Broadway debut] (as "Corie Bratter") [from 8 Jun 1964- ?], Eileen Heckart (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 20 Sep 1965- ?], Judd Hirsch (as "Telephone Man") [Broadway debut], Charles Korvin (as "Victor Velasco") [from 20 Sep 1965- ?] (final Broadway role), Joan McCall (as "Corie Bratter") [from ? May 1967- 25 Jun 1967], Jules Munshin (as "Victor Velasco") [from 21 Feb 1966- ?], Stephen Pearlman (as "Telephone Man"), Robert Reed (as "Paul Bratter") [from 7 Sep 1964- ?] (Broadway debut), Tony Roberts [credited as Anthony Roberts] (as "Paul Bratter") [from 5 Apr 1965- ?], Wood Romoff [credited as Woody Romanoff] (as "Victor Velasco"), Sylvia Sidney (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 4 Apr 1967- ?], Joan Van Ark [Broadway debut] (as "Corie Bratter") [from 23 May 1966- ?]. Standbys: Jed Allan (as "Paul Bratter"), Beverlee McKinsey (as "Corie Bratter"). Understudies: Joseph Keating (as "Victor Velasco"), Ruth Matteson (as "Mrs. Banks") [final Broadway role]. Produced by Arnold Saint Subber. Produced in association with Ellen Enterprises Inc. Note: Filmed by Nancy Productions/Hal Wallis Productions [distributed by Paramount Pictures] as Barefoot in the Park (1967).
  • Bajour (1964). Musical comedy.

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