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  • (1946) Stage: Appeared (as "Lackey") and was assistant to José Ferrer in "Cyrano de Bergerac" on Broadway. Written by Edmond Rostand. Played at the Alvin Theatre and then at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York City. Cast: Jose Ferrer ("Cyrano").
  • (1948) Stage: Appeared (as "Mannion"; also understudy for Henry Fonda) in "Mister Roberts" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Thomas Heggen (based on his novel) and Joshua Logan (also director). Scenic /Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Alvin Theatre: 18 Feb 1948- 6 Jan 1951 (1157 performances). Cast: Henry Fonda, William Harrigan, Robert Keith, David Wayne (as "Ensign Pulver"), Tige Andrews, Robert Baines, Fred Barton, Joseph Bernard, Jocelyn Brando, John Campbell, Ellis Eringer, Murray Hamilton, Steven Hill, Marshall Jamison, John Jordan, Mikel Kane, Bob Keith Jr., Lee Kreiger, John Kullers, Rusty Lane, Harvey Lembeck (as "Insignia"; Broadway debut), Karl Lukas, Joe Marr, Walter Mullen, Jack Pierce, James Sherwood, Len Smith Jr., Sanders Turner, Casey Walters, David Wayne. Produced by Leland Hayward. Replacement actors: Tige Andrews (as "Schlemmer"), Larry Blyden (as "Ensign Pulver" / "Shore Patrol Officer"), Bart Burns, Don Fellows, Jan Merlin, Alvy Moore (as "Ensign Pulver"), Mickey Schiller, Philip Schuyler (as "Ensemble"), Rufus Smith (as "Shore Patrol Officer"), Eli Wallach (as "Stefanowski"). NOTE: Filmed as Mister Roberts (1955).
  • (1949) Stage: Appeared (as "Stanley Kowalski") in Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire" on Broadway and in the national touring productions.
  • (1953) Stage: Appeared (as "Hal Carter") in "Picnic" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by William Inge. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Joshua Logan. Music Box Theatre: 19 Feb 1953-10 Apr 1954 (477 performances). Cast: Peggy Conklin (as "Flo Owens"), Eileen Heckart, Ruth McDevitt, Morris Miller, Paul Newman (as "Alan Seymour"' Broadway debut), Arthur O'Connell (as "Howard Bevans"), Janice Rule (as "Madge Owens"), Reta Shaw, Kim Stanley (as "Millie Owens"), Elizabeth Wilson. Replacement actors: Sandra Church, Dulcie Cooper (as "Irma Kronkite"), Betty Lou Holland (as "Millie Owens"), Eleanor Phelps. Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors) and Joshua Logan.
  • (1958) Stage: Appeared in "Top Man". Opened in New Haven, CT; closed in Philadelphia, PA.
  • (1958) Stage: Appeared in "Cloud 7" on Broadway. John Golden Theatre, New York City.
  • (1958) Stage: Appeared in "Something About a Soldier" on Broadway. Ambassador Theatre, New York City.
  • (1962) Stage: Appeared in "Natural Affection" at Sombrero Playhouse, Phoenix, AZ.
  • (1964) Stage: Appeared in "After the Fall", ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City. Also in cast: Salome Jens (she and Meeker married in July of that year).
  • (1964) Stage: Appeared (as "Charles Taney") in "But For Whom Charlie" on Broadway. Written by S.N. Behrman. Music arranged by David Amram. Scenic Design / lighting by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone. Directed by Elia Kazan. ANTA Washington Square Theatre: 12 Mar-2 Jul 1964 (47 performances/note: rotated in repertory with "After the Fall" and "Marco Millions"). Cast: Mariclare Costello, Faye Dunaway, Faith Prosper, Salome Jens, Clint Kimbrough, Barbara Loden, Jason Robards (as "Seymour Rosenthal"), Patricia Roe, Diane Shalet, Michael Stroud, David Wayne (as "Brock Dunaway"). Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Robert Whitehead and Elia Kazan).
  • (1965) Stage: Appeared in "Mrs. Dally" at the John Golden Theatre, New City,. The play ran for 52 performances.
  • (1945) Stage: Appeared (as "Chuck"; Broadway debut) in "Strange Fruit" on Broadway. Written by Lillian Smith (based on her novel). Directed / produced by José Ferrer. Royale Theatre: 29 Nov 1945-19 Jan 1946 (60 performances). Cast: Vera Allen (as "Alma Deen"), Doris Block, Alonzo Bozan, Dorothy Carter, Stephen Chase, Robert T. Daggett, Phyllis De Bus, Hanson W. Elkins, Mel Ferrer (as "Tracy Deen"), Mary Fletcher, Peter Griffith, Murray Hamilton (as "A Mill Hand"), Juan Jose Hernandez, Juano Hernandez, Earle C. Jones, Herbert Junior, Charlotte Keane, Betty Lou Keim (as "Young Laura Deen"), Francis Letton, Jay Norris, George B. Oliver, Eugenia Rawls, Ken Renard, Esther Smith, Robinson Stone, Ralph Theadore, Edna Thomas, Frank Tweddell, Jane White, Richard Williams, Ellsworth Wright, Ted Yaryan.
  • (April 21, 1947) He acted in Edmond Rostand's play, "Cyrano De Bergerac," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Jose Ferrer in the cast.
  • (January 27, 1953) He acted in William Inge's play, "Picnic," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Paul Newman, Kim Stanley, Janice Rule, Eileen Heckart, and Arthur O'Connell in the cast.
  • (August 1965) He acted in William Hanley's play, "Mrs. Dally Has a Lover," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Arlene Francis in the cast.

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