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  • (1937 - 1976) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1937) Stage Play: Too Many Heroes. Drama. Written by Dore Schary [earliest Broadway credit]. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Garson Kanin. Hudson Theatre: 15 Nov 1937- Nov 1937 (closing date unknown/16 performances). Cast: Paul Ashley, Jim Backus (as "Cosgrove") [final Broadway role], Jean Barrere (as "Danny Parker"), James Bell (as "Jeb Williams"), Leslie Bingham (as "Mrs. Halsey"), Shirley Booth, Herschel Cropper (as "Third Deputy"), Lew Eckles, Elspeth Eric (as "Nora Williams"), Thomas Fisher (as "Tommy Potter"), Lawrence Forsythe (as "Hartman"), Clyde Franklin (as "Mr. McMillian"), John Huntington (as "Second Deputy"), Richard Keene (as "Harry Halsey"), Bjorn Koefoed (as "Nielson"), Jack Lee (as "Lassiter"), Charles McClelland (as "Burton"), Francis Pierlot, Robert Reed (as "Capt. Miller"), Anthony Ross (as "Stevenson"), Royal C. Stout (as "Fourth Deputy"), Joseph Sweeney (as "Sheriff Bailey"), Randolph Wade (as "Ranger"), Rex Williams (as "Andrews") [Broadway debut], Marion Willis (as "First Deputy"), Ernest Woodward (as "Peters"). Produced by Carly Wharton.
  • (1958) Stage Play: Sunrise at Campobello. Drama. Written by Dore Schary. Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang. Costume Design by Virginia Volland. Directed by Vincent J. Donehue. Cort Theatre: 30 Jan 1958- 30 May 1959 (556 performances). Cast: Ralph Bellamy (as "Franklin Delano Roosevelt"), James Bonnet (as "James Roosevelt"), Alan Bunce (as "Governor Alfred E. Smith"), Clifford Carpenter (as "Mr. Brimmer"), Jerry Crews (as "Daly"), Floyd Curtis (as "Policeman/Stretcher Bearer"), Roni Dengel (as "Anna Roosevelt"), Vincent Dowling (as "Senator Walsh/Stretcher Bearer"), Ethel Everett (as "Marie"), Mary Fickett (as "Eleanor Roosevelt"), William Fort (as "Franklin Calder"), Henry Jones (as "Louis McHenry Howe"), James Earl Jones (as "Edward"), Kenneth Kakos (as "Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr."), Edwin Philips (as "A Speaker/Stretcher Bearer"), James Reese (as "Doctor Bennet"), Richard Robbins (as "Mr. Lassiter"), Jeffrey Rowland (as "John Roosevelt"), Anne Seymour (as "Mrs. Sara Delano Roosevelt"), Perry Skaar (as "Elliott Roosevelt"), Mary Welch (as "Miss Marguerite (Missy) LeHand"). Understudies: James Bayer (as "Elliott Roosevelt/Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr."), Clifford Carpenter (as "Louis McHenry Howe"), Vincent Dowling (as "Governor Alfred E. Smith/Mr. Lassiter"), Ethel Everett (as "Miss Marguerite (Missy) LeHand/Mrs. Sara Delano Roosevelt"), William Fort (as "Mr. Brimmer/Senator Walsh"), Kenneth Kakos (as "John Roosevelt"), Richard Robbins (as "Franklin Delano Roosevelt"), Linda Seff (as "Anna Roosevelt/Marie"), Perry Skaar (as "James Roosevelt") and Mary Welch (as "Eleanor Roosevelt"). Produced by Dore Schary and The Theatre Guild. Notes: (1) Mr. Schary won a Tony Award as Best Author, Best Co-Producer. (2) Filmed by Dore Schary Productions [distributed by Warner Bros.] as Sunrise at Campobello (1960).
  • (1959) Stage Play: A Majority of One. Comedy. Written by Leonard Spigelgass. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Design by Marvin Reiss. Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager. Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Klaus Holm. Directed by Dore Schary. Shubert Theatre (moved to The Ethel Barrymore Theatre from 19 Oct 1959- close): 16 Feb 1959- 25 Jun 1960 (556 performances + 3 previews). Cast included: Gertrude Berg, Cedric Hardwicke, Yasuko Adachi, Ina Balin, Barnard Hughes. Produced by The Theatre Guild and Dore Schary. Associate Producer: Philip Langner.
  • (1959) Stage Play: Triple Play. Directed by Hume Cronyn. Playhouse Theatre: 15 Apr 1959-16 May 1959 (45 performances). Note: production comprised of the following plays: "Bedtime Story", "Portrait of a Madonna", "The Harmful Effects of Tobacco" and "A Pound on Demand". Three of these productions starred Hume Cronyn, Biff McGuire and Jessica Tandy. Produced by The Theatre Guild and Dore Schary. Associate Producer: Henry T. Weinstein.
  • (1959) Stage Play: The Highest Tree. Written by Dore Schary. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Design by Marvin Reiss. Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager. Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Klaus Holm. Directed by Dore Schary. Longacre Theatre: 4 Nov 1959- 21 Nov 1959 (21 performances). Cast: Diana Douglas (as "Mary Macready"), Kenneth MacKenna (as "Aaron Cornish"), William Prince (as "Dr. Robert Leigh"), Howard St. John (as "Frederick Ashe"), Richard Anderson (as "Caleb Cornish"), Joe De Santis (as "Bronislau Partos"), Larry Gates (as "John Devereaux"), Frank Milan (as "Steven Cornish"), Natalie Schafer (as "Susan Ashe") [final Broadway role], Elizabeth Cole (as "Jane Ashe"), Miriam Goldina (as "Isabel"), Gloria Hoye (as "Amy Cornish") [only Broadway role], Robert Redford, Shirley Smith (as "Gloria Cornish"). Understudies: Joe De Santis (as "John Devereaux"), Gloria Hoye (as "Mary Macready"), Nicholas Pryor (as "Arkady Clark/Frederick Ashe, Jr. (Buzz)"), Shirley Smith (as "Amy Cornish/Jane Ashe") and Dee Victor (as "Isabel/Susan Ashe"). Produced by The Theatre Guild and Dore Schary. Associate Producer: Walter Reilly.
  • (1960) Stage Play: The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Musical comedy. Music and lyrics by Meredith Wilson. Winter Garden Theatre: 3 Nov 1960-10 Feb 1962 (532 performances + 1 preview). Cast included: Harve Presnell, Christopher Hewett.
  • (1961) Stage Play: The Devil's Advocate. Written by Dore Schary. Based on the novel by Morris L. West. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge. Associate designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey. Assistant Scenic Design: Richard Casler. Assistant to Miss Aldredge: Gordon Micunis and Domingo Rodriguez. Billy Rose Theatre: 9 Mar 1961-17 Jun 1961 (116 performances + 1 preview on 8 Mar 1961). Cast: Leo Genn (as "Monsignor Blaise Meredith"), Sam Levene (as "Dr. Aldo Meyer"), Edward Mulhare (as "Giacomo Nerone"), Eduardo Ciannelli (as "Aurelio, Bishop of Valenta"; final Broadway role), Olive Deering (as "The Contessa"), Anne Louise, Tresa Hughes, Michael Kane, Margaret Aldrich, Diane Collins, Lynn Forman, Win Forman, Steve Karmen, Allen Leaf, Fred J. Scollay, Dennis Scroppo, Maurice Shrog, Boris Tumarin. Associate Producer: Walter Reilly. Note: Schary was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Author, Best Co-Producer.
  • (1962) Stage Play: Something About a Soldier. Written by Ernest Kinoy, from a novel by Mark Harris. Scenic Design and Costume Design by William Pitkin. Directed by Dore Schary. Ambassador Theatre: 4 Jan 1962- 13 Jan 1962 (12 performances + 1 preview). Cast: Ken Kercheval, Kevin McCarthy (as "Captain Dodd"), Ralph Meeker (as "Toat"), Sal Mineo (as "Jacob"), Alan Mixon, Tony Roberts (credited as Anthony Roberts) (as "Air Cadet/A Soldier"), Jeb Schary (as "A Soldier") [Broadway debut], Gretchen Walther (as "Joleen Davis"). Produced by The Theatre Guild and Dore Schary. Produced by arrangement with Herbert Brodkin.
  • (1963) Stage Play: Love and Kisses. Comedy. Written by Anita Rowe Block. Directed by Dore Schary. Music Box Theatre: 18 Dec 1963- 28 Dec 1963 (13 performances + 2 previews that began on 16 Dec 1963). Cast: Susan Browning (as "Elizabeth Pringle"), Bert Convy (as "Freddy Winters"), Dennis Cooney (as "Buzzy Pringle"), Michael Currie (as "T.J. Jones"), Mary Fickett (as "Carol Pringle"), Alberta Grant (as "Rosemary Cotts"), Larry Parks (as "Jeff Pringle") [final Broadway role], Katharine Raht (as "Nanny"). Understudies: Janice Carson (as "Rosemary Cotts"), Michael Currie (as "Jeff Pringle") and Pamela Raymond (as "Elizabeth Pringle"). Produced by Dore Schary. Produced in association with Walter Reilly. Note: Filmed by Universal Pictures as Love and Kisses (1965) as a Ricky Nelson vehicle, directed by Ozzie Nelson.
  • (1964) Stage Play: One by One. Written by Dore Schary. Scenic and Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Design by Florence Klotz. Directed by Dore Schary. Belasco Theatre: 1 Dec 1964- 5 Dec 1965 (7 performances + 8 previews that began on 23 Nov 1964). Cast: Jack Heller (as "Paul Keyes"), Sharon Laughlin (as "Kathy Lacey"), Donald Madden (as "Jason Sample"), Richard McMurray (as "Frank Sample"), Michaele Myers (as "Justy Lacey"), Margot Stevenson (as "Grace Sample"), Donald Woods (as "Charles Lacey") [final Broadway role]. Understudies: Richard Rust (as "Jason Sample/Paul Keyes"), Nancy Sheridan (as "Sample"), Sandra Smith (as "Justy Lacey/Kathy Lacey"), Harry Young (as "Charles Lacey/Frank Sample"). Produced by Dore Schary and Walter A. Hyman.
  • (1965) Stage Play: The Zulu and the Zayda. Musical comedy. Book by Howard Da Silva and Felix Leon. Music by Harold Rome. Lyrics by Harold J. Rome. Based on a story by Dan Jacobson. Music orchestrated by Meyer Kupferman. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by William Eckart and Jean Eckart. Directed by Dore Schary. Cort Theatre: 10 Nov 1965- 16 Apr 1966 (179 performances + 24 previews that began on 18 Oct 1965). Cast: Norman Barrs (as "Tommy Layton"), Sarah Cunningham (as "Helen Grossman"), Ossie Davis (as "Johannes"), Peter DeAnda (as "Peter"), Louis Gossett Jr. (as "Paulus"), Ed Hall (as "William"), Robert Hewitt (as "Groenwald"), James Higgins (as "Koofer"), Max Jacobs (as "Dyckboom"), John Randolph Jones (as "Eric"), Sandra Kent (as "Woman with Baby Carriage/Nurse"), Yaphet Kotto (as "John") [Broadway debut], Sholom Ludvinsky (as "Mourner"), David Mogck (as "Policeman"), Charles Moore (as "Mr. Lamene"), John Pleshette (as "David Grossman") [Broadway debut], Joe Silver (as "Harry Grossman"), Menasha Skulnik (as "Zayda"), Christine Spencer (as "Joan"), Ella Thompson (as "Mrs. Lamene"), Phil Vandervort (as "Arthur Grossman"). Understudies: Sandra Kent (as "Helen Grossman"), Charles Moore (as "Peter/William") and Ella Thompson (as "Joan"). Replacement actors: Salem Ludwig (as "Mourner"), Leslie Redford (as "Tommy Layton"). Understudies: Ed Hall (as "Johannes"), Yaphet Kotto (as "Paulus"), Salem Ludwig (as "Harry Grossman/Zayda"). Produced by Dore Schary and Theodore Mann.
  • (1970) Stage Play: Brightower. Written by Dore Schary. Directed by Mel Weiser. John Golden Theatre: 28 Jan 1970 (1 performance + 7 previews). Cast: Geraldine Brooks, Robert Lansing, Paul McGrath, Richard Buck, Martha Galphin, Will Hussung, Arlen Dean Snyder. Produced by Michael Byron and Mel Weiser.
  • (1976) Stage Play: Wrote (w/Amos Elon, based on Elon's biography) Herzl. Directed by J. Ranelli. Palace Theatre: 30 Nov 1976- 5 Dec 1976 (8 performances + 12 previews). Cast: Paul Hecht, Roger De Koven, Mitchell Jason, Judith Light, Lester Rawlins, Louis Zorich, Eunice Anderson, Jack Axelrod, Leo Bloom, Ralph Byers, Saylor Cresswell, William Kiehl, John Michalski, Rebecca Schull, Rchard Seff, Linda Selman, Roy K. Stevens, Ellen Tovatt, David Tress, Stephan Mark Weyte. Produced by Dore Schary [final Broadway credit].
  • (1960) His play, "Sunrise at Campobello," was performed at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Howard Keel and Michaele Myers in the cast.
  • (November 3, 1958) His play, "Sunrise at Campobello," was performed at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Russell Collins in the cast.
  • (March 6, 1961) He directed and produced Leonard Spigelglass's play, "A Majority of One," in a Theatre Guild production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Gertrude Berg, Cedric Hardwicke, Berta Gersten, Maurice Ottinger, Joyce Flynn, John Malcolm, Kanna Ishii, and Arsenio Trinidad in the cast. Donald Oenslager was set designer. Motley was costume designer.
  • (1986-1987 Season) His play, "Sunrise at Campobello," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Ron Parady and Kathleen Chalfant in the cast. John Going was director. Michael Anania was scenic designer. David Kissel was lighting designer. Guy Geoly was costume designer.
  • (August 6, 1960) His play, "Sunrise at Campobello," was performed at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Howard Keel in the cast.

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