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  • (1930) Stage: Appeared in "Meet My Sister" on Broadway. Musical comedy.
  • (1932) Stage: Appeared in "Music in the Air" on Broadway. Musical comedy.
  • (1934) Stage: Appeared in "Ode to Liberty" on Broadway. Comedy. Written / directed by Sidney Howard, from a novel by Michel Duran. Lyceum Theatre: 21 Dec 1934-Feb 1935 (closing date unknown/67 performances). Cast: Ina Claire, Hal K. Dawson, Allen Fagan, Colin Hunter, Stanley Jessup, Nicholas Joy (as "Barnaud"), Paul McGrath, Katherine Stewart. Produced by Gilbert Miller.
  • (1935) Stage: Appeared (as "Prof. Johann Volk") in "May Wine" on Broadway. Musical. Music by Sigmund Romberg. Additional orchestrations by Russell Bennett. Material by Frank Mandel. Adapted from the "The Happy Alienist" by Erich von Stroheim and Wallace Smith. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Musical Direction by Robert Emmett Dolan. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Directed by José Ruben. St. James Theatre: 5 Dec 1935-6 Jun 1936 (213 performances). Cast: Betty Allen, Beulah Blake, Remo Buffano, Pat Calvert, Victor Casmore, Tomes Chapman, Frank Chester, Lee Childs, Jack Cole, Radley E. Collins, Alice Dudley, Robert C. Fischer, Michael J. Forbes, Roy Gordon, Rollin Grimes Jr., Inga Hill, Marian Huntley, Betty Kerr, Walter Woolf King, Bela Lublov, Nancy McCord, Clifford Menz, Harry Mestayer, Charles Palloy, Marie Louise Quevli, Guy Smith Jr., Maury Tuckerman. Produced by Laurence Schwab.
  • (1938) Stage: Appeared in "I Married an Angel" on Broadway. Musical comedy.
  • (1941) Stage: Appeared in "Little Dark Horse" on Broadway.
  • (1953) Stage: Appeared in "My 3 Angels" on Broadway.
  • (1954) Stage: Appeared (as "Panise") in "Fanny" on Broadway. Musical. Book by S.N. Behrman and Joshua Logan (also director). Music / lyrics by Harold Rome. Based on the trilogy "Marius," "Fanny" and "Cesar" by Marcel Pagnol. Musical Director / Vocal Arrnagements by Lehman Engel. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Musical Continuity by Trude Rittman. Scenic Design / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Alvin Colt. Hair / Make-up Design by Ernest Adler. Assistant Designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey and Warren Clymer. Assistant to Mr. Colt: Joseph Fretwell III and Frank Spencer. Choreographed by Helen Tamiris. Majestic Theatre (moved to The Belasco Theatre from 4 Dec 1956-close): 4 Nov 1954-16 Dec 1956 (888 performances). Cast: Ezio Pinza (as "Cesar, proprietor of café on waterfront"), Florence Henderson (as "Fanny, daughter of Honorine"), William Tabbert (as "Marius", Son of Cesar"), Nejla Ates, Herb Banke (as "Sailor"), Margaret Baxter, Jack Beaber, Charles Blackwell (as "Moroccan Drummer" / "Acrobat"), Don Braswell, Alan Carney, Betty Carr, Ronald Cecill, Dean Crane, Michael De Marco, Norma Doggett, Ray Dorian, Florence Dunlap, Pat Finch, Tom Gleason, Katherine Graves, Michael Gugleotti, Jane House, Lindsay Kirkpatrick, Ruth Kuzub, Daniel Labielle, Mike Mason, Ellen Matthews, Carolyn Maye, Don McHenry, Henry Michel, Bill Pope, Edna Preston, Gerald Price, Lloyd Reese, Ruth Schumacher, Michael Scrittorale, Dran Seitz, Tani Seitz, Dolores Smith, Wally Strauss, Jack Washburn, Toni Wheelis, Steve Wiland, Gary Wright. Replacement crew during Majestic Theatre run (4 Nov 1954- close): Production Stage Manager: David Kanter. Assistant Stage Mgr: Kevin Scott, Beau Tilden. Replacement actors: Jack Beaber (as "Friend of Charles" / "Living Statue" / "Priest"), Don Braswell (as "Clown"), Lynne Broadbent (as "Claudine" / "Trained Seal"), Kippy Campbell (as "Cesario"), Don Cerulli (as "Fisherman" / "Pony Trainer"), Barry Clifford (as "Acolyte"), Dulcie Cooper (as "Fish-stall Woman"), Mohammed el Bakkar [Originally billed as "Arab Rug Seller] / "Arab Singer"), Patricia Finch (as "Nun"), Warren Galjour (as "Butler" / "Clown"), Billy Gilbert (as "Panisse"; final Broadway role), Michael Gugleotti (as "Solo Acrobat"), Ruth Kuzub (as "Living Statue"), Henry Lascoe (as "Escartifique"), Ellen McCown (as "Michellette"), Melinda Mills (as "Claudette"), Eloise Milton (as "Trained Seal"), Janet Pavek (as "Mimi"), June Roselle (as "Fanny"), Sybil Scotford (as "Acrobat" / "Marie"), Kevin Scott (as "Clown" / "Sailmaker"), Michael Scrittorale (as "Living Statue"), Shawnee Smith (as "Arab Dancing Girl"), Lawrence Tibbett (as "Cesar"; final Broadway role), Jack Washburn (as "Marius"), Betty Zollinger (as "Lace Vendor"). Produced by David Merrick and Joshua Logan.
  • (1957) Stage: Appeared (as "The Prince Regent of England") in "The First Gentleman" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Norman Ginsbury. Clarinet: Emory Davis. Harpsichord: Abba Bogin. Violin: Isidor Lateiner. Cello: Madeline Foley. Directed by Tyrone Guthrie. Belasco Theatre: 25 Apr 1957-18 May 1957 (28 performances). Cast: Wesley Addy (as "Mr. Henry Brougham"), Joyce Ballou, Dario Barri, Helen Burns, Ludi Claire, Phena Darner, Clarence Derwent (as "The Bishop of Salisbury"), Peter Donat (as "Prince Leopold Of Saxe-Coburg"), Edward Dunne, Isobel Elsom (as "Caroline, Princess of Wales, The Regent's Wife"), MacGregor Gibb, Robert Goodier, Frances Greet, Sally Kemp, Curt Lowens, John Milligan, James Neylin, LeRoi Operti (as "Prince Regent's Dresser"), Rex Partington, Edmund Roney, Rossana San Marco, Dorothy Sands, Maud Scheerer, Earl Simmons, Guy Spaull (as "Sir Richard Croft"), Inga Swenson (as "Princess Charlotte, The Regent's Daughter"), Jon Wiley, Meg Wyllie. Produced by Alexander H. Cohen and Ralph Alswang. Produced in association with Arthur C. Twitchell Jr.
  • (1958) Stage: Appeared (as "Elliott Nash") in "The Gazebo" on Broadway. Comedy/mystery. Written by Alec Coppel. Based a story by Myra Coppel and Alec Coppel. Minuet by Zoya Leporska. Production /. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Virginia Volland. Associate Scenic Design: John Harvey. Assistant Scenic Design: Will Steven Armstrong. Directed by Jerome Chodorov. Lyceum Theatre: 12 Dec 1958-27 Jun 1959 (266 performances). Cast: Jayne Meadows (as "Nell Nash"), Edward Andrews (as "Harlow Edison"), Ralph Chambers, Michael Clarke-Laurence, John Ford, Ruth Gillette (as "Mrs. Chandler"), Don Grusso, Leon Janney (as "Jenkins"), Pat Patterson, Richard Poston, Jane Rose. Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard).
  • (1966) Stage: Appeared in "Cactus Flower" in Columbus, OH, with Elizabeth Allen.
  • (8/63) Stage: Appeared (as "Romanoff") in Peter Ustinov's play, "Romanoff and Juliet," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, ME.
  • (8/66) Stage: Appeared in "Oliver", Columbus, OH.
  • (Summer 1966) He acted in Lionel Bart's musical, "Oliver!" in a Kenley Players production at the Packard Music Hall Theatre in Warren; the Veterans Memorial Theatre in Columbus and Memorial Hall in Dayton, Ohio with Elizabeth Allen in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director.

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