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Burl Ives

 
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Date of Birth: June 14, 1909
Date of Death: April 14, 1995 (85)

Birth Place: Hunt, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1967
Dr. Leonard Cook
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1955
Big Daddy
  [Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 1954
Captain Andy [Replacement]
Cap'n Andy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1951
Ben Rumson [Replacement]
Ben Rumson [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1949
Squire Hardcastle
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1944
Performer
Petty Officer
1st Soldier
Fiddler
Bonaforte
Jolly Tramp
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1942
Performer
  [Broadway]
1940
Pat Borlie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1938
Tailor's Apprentice

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1967
Dr. Leonard Cook

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1955
Big Daddy

  [Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 1954
Captain Andy [Replacement]

Cap'n Andy

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1951
Ben Rumson [Replacement]

Ben Rumson [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1949
Squire Hardcastle

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1944
Performer

Petty Officer

1st Soldier

Fiddler

Bonaforte

Jolly Tramp

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1942
Performer

  [Broadway]
1940
Pat Borlie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1938
Tailor's Apprentice






Burl Ives News

Olney Theatre Launches New Community Partner Program With Sandy Spring Slave Museum Photo Olney Theatre Launches New Community Partner Program With Sandy Spring Slave Museum
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Olney Theatre Center¬†announced a series of events as part of its new ‚ÄúCommunity Partners‚ÄĚ program, planned in conjunction with its first partner,¬†The Sandy Spring Slave Museum & African Art Gallery.

BWW Review: THE SANTA STORY at Downtown Cabaret Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE SANTA STORY at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Dec 5, 2021

On Saturday, December 4th, at 12:00 P.M., I had the pleasure of seeing yet another Phill Hill written masterpiece, THE SANTA STORY, at Downtown Cabaret Theatre, in Bridgeport, CT.   Phill Hill has incredible writing talent in putting new spins on traditional children’s tales, while his creative genius particularly shines on shows like this that contain original storylines.  Directed by Frank Root and choreographed by Cassie Carroll, this talented cast of five performs a comedy with a family friendly vibe for the younger audience members, while simultaneously keeping an adult audience entertained through one-liners, familiar cultural references, and clean double entendres. 

DOLLY: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION Arrives Sept. 21st Photo DOLLY: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION Arrives Sept. 21st
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 3, 2021

DOLLY: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION includes some of the greatest star-studded episodes from her fan-favorite 80s variety show, a special Christmas disc, Dolly‚Äôs unforgettable 2009 ‚ÄúLive from London‚ÄĚ concert, and more!

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

CARL ANDERSON Releases Double Single for The Salinger (*Not Our) Songs Cover Series Photo CARL ANDERSON Releases Double Single for The Salinger (*Not Our) Songs Cover Series
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 14, 2020

Acclaimed, Nashville-based singer-songwriter, Carl Anderson, appears as the featured vocalist for the latest installment of the Salinger (*not our) Songs cover series.

'Dolly: The Ultimate Collection' Available From Time Life Today Photo 'Dolly: The Ultimate Collection' Available From Time Life Today
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 25, 2020

You can call her The Queen of Country, an Award-Winning Songwriter, Actress, Television Star, Philanthropist, Business Mogul, Icon and American Treasure - but to her millions of fans, she’s known simply as Dolly.

Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason to Star in Virtual Staged Reading of THE LETTERS OF Photo Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason to Star in Virtual Staged Reading of THE LETTERS OF NO√čL COWARD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2020

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the virtual staged reading of The Letters of No√ęl Coward, directed by Bob Balaban, on Tuesday, August 25, at 8 p.m.

Introducing PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF By Tennessee William Photo Introducing PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF By Tennessee Williams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history.

Rainbow Sun Productions Presents WE ARE SANTA'S ELVES Photo Rainbow Sun Productions Presents WE ARE SANTA'S ELVES
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2019

TRIAD THEATER presents RAINBOW SUN PRODUCTIONS in We Are Santa's Elves: The Songs of Rankin/Bass on Tuesday, December 24,2019 and Wednesday, December 25, 2019. Celebrate the season with Rainbow Sun Productions as they take you on a musical journey through the stories of Rankin/Bass!

CBS Announces Its Holiday Programming Lineup Photo CBS Announces Its Holiday Programming Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 4, 2019

CBS continues its merry tradition as a destination for special events during the holidays! Kicking off with THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS, viewers will also be treated to animated holiday favorites, newly colorized classic series, festive musical performances and much more.

Burl Ives Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Holiday Favorite RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER Airs Tonight on CBS
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 26, 2013

The navigational prowess of 'the most famous reindeer of all' will again illuminate Santa Claus' way into the Christmas season, on a rebroadcast of RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER, tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 26 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

AUDIO: First Listen - Charlie Greene's 'Lost & Found'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013

An Atlanta native, Charlie Greene is a guitarist and pianist in addition to a singer/songwriter and his writing and musical influences are as diverse as his songs; from Harry Nilsson, Merle Haggard, Ornette Coleman and Burl Ives to Chopin's Nocturnes and Charles Bukowski, his style is a unique blend that defies categorization yet commands attention with a disarming show of lyrical firepower. To hear it for yourself, listen to Charlie's latest track 'Lost & Found' below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER Airing Tonight on CBS
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 29, 2011

The navigational prowess of 'the most famous reindeer of all' will again illuminate Santa Claus' way into the Christmas season, on a rebroadcast of RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER, tonight from 8:00-9:01 PM, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.


Burl Ives Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Burl Ives been in?
Burl Ives has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Burl Ives been in?
Burl Ives has not appeared in the West End