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Burl Ives

Date of Death: April 14, 1995 (85)

Birth Place: Hunt, IL, USA

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Dr. Leonard Cook

Original Broadway Production, 1955
Big Daddy

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

Cap'n Andy

Original Broadway Production, 1951
Ben Rumson [Replacement]

Ben Rumson [Replacement]

Squire Hardcastle

Original Broadway Production, 1944

Petty Officer

1st Soldier



Jolly Tramp

Original Broadway Production, 1942

Pat Borlie

Original Broadway Production, 1938
Tailor's Apprentice

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THERE WAS AN OLD LADY WHO SWALLOWED A FLY Comes to Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre

A new adaptation of a favourite nursery rhyme will entertain young people at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre this half-term.
April Heats Up As The Company Theatre Presents CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

The Company Theatre will present Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF from April 12-21, directed by Artistic Director Carl Del Buono.
Frank Farrell Productions to Present Walt Kelly's SONGS OF THE POGO at NYC Fringe

Ben Masterton and Frank Farrell Productions will present Walt Kelly's Songs of the Pogo written by Walt Kelly and Norman Monath and directed by Frank Farrell.
Review: A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS Tour Brings Music and Fun to Emerson Colonial Theatre

What did our critic think of A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS! at Emerson Colonial Theatre? Making his way to the stage of the Emerson Colonial Theatre on the recent Boston stop on his “A Very Darren Crissmas!” tour – by going up, down, and around the sold-out venue – Darren Criss transported his eager audience from their seats to the palm of his hand.
Brooke Adams Joins MADWOMEN OF THE WEST Off-Broadway

A cast change has been announced for the New York premiere of Madwomen of the West, a new comedy by Sandra Tsing Loh. Brooke Adams will join Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner, and Melanie Mayron, under the direction of Thomas Caruso.
Brooke Adams To Join Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner & Melanie Mayron In MADWOMEN OF THE WEST At Actors Temple Theater

Brooke Adams is set to join Caroline Aaron, Marilu Henner, and Melanie Mayron in the new comedy 'Madwomen of the West' at Actors Temple Theater. Directed by Thomas Caruso, the Off-Broadway production starts performances on November 11th. Don't miss this hilarious and talented cast!
Ethan Watermeier & Rachel Stern to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Olney Theatre Center

Discover Olney Theatre Center's production of 'Fiddler on the Roof' with a fresh global perspective. This timeless musical explores themes of rising anti-Semitism, Russian aggression, refugee crises, and women's struggles against patriarchal authority. Don't miss this captivating show running from November 8 to December 31 in Olney, Maryland.
Schedule Announced For The 2023 CAPA Summer Movie Series At The Ohio Theatre, June 15- July 16

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, has announced the schedule for its 54th series of classic films and cult favorites. The 2023 series will run June 15-July 16 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and feature 19 films over five weeks.
Olney Theatre Center To Announce Extension Of KINKY BOOTS At Tonight's First Preview Performance

Olney Theatre Center is extending the run of KINKY BOOTS (music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, book by Harvey Fierstein, directed by Jason Loewith) for one week of additional performances. The new closing date is March 26, 2023.
Madhuri Shekar's A NICE INDIAN BOY to Have Regional Premiere at Olney Theatre Center in March

A Nice Indian Boy by Madhuri Shekar and directed by Zi Alikhan will have its regional premiere in Olney Theatre Center’s Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab in a production featuring the work of one of the fastest rising and prolific American playwrights working.
Olney Theatre Center's Remount of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Open in November

Olney Theatre Center’s remount of its 2021 hit Disney’s Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2022 - January 1, 2023, on the Mainstage. Jade Jones and Evan Ruggiero, who attracted national attention last year for their stereotype-busting performances in the lead roles, also return to star as Belle and the Beast.
Actor's Express to Continue 34th Season With DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS in August

Actor’s Express will continue its 34th season with a production of Desire Under the Elms, a landmark American play by Eugene O’Neill, American playwright and Nobel laureate in literature. Performances run August 6-28, 2022.
Olney Theatre Launches New Community Partner Program With Sandy Spring Slave Museum

Olney Theatre Center announced a series of events as part of its new “Community Partners” 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

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 includes some of the greatest star-studded episodes from her fan-favorite 80s variety show, a special Christmas disc, Dolly’s unforgettable 2009 “Live from London” concert, and more!
Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre

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

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

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 NOËL COWARD

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the virtual staged reading of The Letters of Noël 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 Williams

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.


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

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