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Charles Francis

 
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Birth Place: ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1951
Captain Orton
  [Broadway]
1950
General Spence
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1948
Thomas Boleyn
  [Broadway]
1941
Colonel Glenn
  [Broadway]
1940
Dr. Jellicoe
  [Broadway]
1938
Lord Melbourne
  [Broadway]
1936
Lord Melbourne
  [Broadway]
1935
Lord Melbourne [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1935
William Bale
  [Broadway]
1935
Banquo
  [Broadway]
1935
Lodovico
  [Broadway]
1934
General Conway
"The Washington"
  [Broadway]
1930
Sir Walter Raleigh
  [Broadway]
1928
Faulkiner
  [Broadway]
1926
Christian De Neuvillette
  [Broadway]
1925
Cassio
  [Broadway]
1924
Mattern
  [Broadway]
1923
Christian De Neuvillette
  [Broadway]
1923
Richard Parrish
  [Broadway]
1922
Pierre de Craon
  [Broadway]
1922
August Kiel
  [Broadway]
1921
Larry Sturgis
  [Broadway]
1921
Danny Drew
  [Broadway]
1920
Captain Dixon
  [Broadway]
1919
Harry Charteris
  [Broadway]
1918
Death
British Soldier
British Surgeon
  [Broadway]
1916
Walter How
  [Broadway]
1915
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  [Broadway]
1913
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1913
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1912
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1912
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1912
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1912
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  [Broadway]
1911
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1911
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Photos

The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO Photo

The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO

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Date:
10/30/2015
The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO Photo

The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO

From: 
Date:
10/30/2015
The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO Photo

The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO

From: 
Date:
10/30/2015
The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO Photo

The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO

From: 
Date:
10/30/2015
The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO Photo

The cast of CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN, JR.''S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY at NAATCO

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Date:
10/30/2015

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1951
Captain Orton

  [Broadway]
1950
General Spence

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1948
Thomas Boleyn

  [Broadway]
1941
Colonel Glenn

  [Broadway]
1940
Dr. Jellicoe

  [Broadway]
1938
Lord Melbourne

  [Broadway]
1936
Lord Melbourne

  [Broadway]
1935
Lord Melbourne [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1935
William Bale

  [Broadway]
1935
Banquo

  [Broadway]
1935
Lodovico

  [Broadway]
1934
General Conway

"The Washington"

  [Broadway]
1930
Sir Walter Raleigh

  [Broadway]
1928
Faulkiner

  [Broadway]
1926
Christian De Neuvillette

  [Broadway]
1925
Cassio

  [Broadway]
1924
Mattern

  [Broadway]
1923
Christian De Neuvillette

  [Broadway]
1923
Richard Parrish

  [Broadway]
1922
Pierre de Craon

  [Broadway]
1922
August Kiel

  [Broadway]
1921
Larry Sturgis

  [Broadway]
1921
Danny Drew

  [Broadway]
1920
Captain Dixon

  [Broadway]
1919
Harry Charteris

  [Broadway]
1918
Death

British Soldier

British Surgeon

  [Broadway]
1916
Walter How

  [Broadway]
1915
Performer

  [Broadway]
1913
Performer

  [Broadway]
1913
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  [Broadway]
1912
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  [Broadway]
1912
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  [Broadway]
1912
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  [Broadway]
1912
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  [Broadway]
1911
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  [Broadway]
1911
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Charles Francis News

World Premiere Musical CORNELIA STREET & Five World Premiere Plays Announced for Atla Photo World Premiere Musical CORNELIA STREET & Five World Premiere Plays Announced for Atlantic Theater Company 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced productions for its 2022-2023 season. Atlantic’s 2022-2023 season will include the world premiere musical Cornelia Street, with a book by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens, music and lyrics by Mark Eitzel, directed by Tony Award nominee Neil Pepe and more.

BWW Preview: NEW EYES FESTITVAL at Theater Mu Photo BWW Preview: NEW EYES FESTITVAL at Theater Mu
by Jared Fessler - Apr 5, 2022

This series of staged readings of new works from Asian American playwrights is an artistic incubator for thoughts and ideas looking to be born onto the stage. For the 2022 festival, our playwrights are our Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay, Katie Ka Vang and composer Melissa Li, and Keiko Green, who was one of our inaugural Mu Tang Clan members this past year.

Casting Announced for Bard at the Gate's CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN JR.'S EXOTIC ORIENTAL M Photo Casting Announced for Bard at the Gate's CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN JR.'S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2022

Casting has been announced for BARD AT THE GATE’s production of Lloyd Suh’s comedy about Asian-Americans in popular culture, CHARLES FRANCIS CHAN JR.’S EXOTIC ORIENTAL MURDER MYSTERY with FREE access for 24 hours starting JANUARY 26 at 7:30 p.m., according to the series producer Rosey Strub.

Bard At The Gate Announces Free Re-Release Of FREEMAN and SONNETS Photo Bard At The Gate Announces Free Re-Release Of FREEMAN and SONNETS
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2021

Bard at the Gate, the leader in new digital theater, and McCarter Theater Center announce the FREE re-release of the first two productions of the Bard 2021-22 season – HOW TO RAISE A FREEMAN by Zakiyyah Alexander and SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY by Jose Rivera – starting December 23 at 5 p.m. (ET) through December 31 at 11 p.m.  (ET)

McCarter Theater Announces Casting For Jose Rivera's SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY Photo McCarter Theater Announces Casting For Jose Rivera's SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021

BARD AT THE GATE – the digital theater play series begun at the height of the pandemic – announces that BARD creator and co-curator Paula Vogel is one of seven performers in the cast of Jose Rivera's SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY, debuting December 1.

Paula Vogel Joins the Cast of SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY Photo Paula Vogel Joins the Cast of SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

BARD AT THE GATE – the digital theater play series begun at the height of the pandemic – has announced that BARD creator and co-curator Paula Vogel is one of seven performers in the cast of Jose Rivera’s SONNETS FOR AN OLD CENTURY, debuting December 1 at 7:30 p.m. (eastern).

Ma-Yi Theater Company's THE FIRST TWENTY: 20 YEARS OF ASIAN AMERICAN PLAYWRITING to P Photo Ma-Yi Theater Company's THE FIRST TWENTY: 20 YEARS OF ASIAN AMERICAN PLAYWRITING to Premiere on ALL ARTS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021

Produced by Ma-Yi Theater Company, The First Twenty: 20 Years of Asian American Playwriting is a new 30-minute documentary film that showcases the evolution of the Asian American playwright over the last 20 years as part of ALL ARTS’ The First Twenty content initiative.

Vogel's BARD Announces Two New Plays and Casting for HOW TO RAISE A FREEMAN Photo Vogel's BARD Announces Two New Plays and Casting for HOW TO RAISE A FREEMAN
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2021

Two new plays and casting for the first production of BARD AT THE GATE have been announced by the online series' co-curators, the award-winning playwright Paula Vogel and Nicole A.

NAATCO Announces OUT OF TIME: Five Commissions For Asian American Women Playwrights Photo NAATCO Announces OUT OF TIME: Five Commissions For Asian American Women Playwrights
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

NAATCO, today announced that the company has commissioned five Asian American playwrights, all women, to write monologues for characters no younger than 60-years-old. Each monologue will be at least 30 minutes long, and all five will be performed together as a piece entitled Out of Time.

BWW Interview: Playwright Lloyd Suh Introducing His CHINESE LADY With Empathy Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Lloyd Suh Introducing His CHINESE LADY With Empathy
by Gil Kaan - Sep 7, 2019

The Los Angeles premiere of Lloyd Suh's THE CHINESE LADY launches the Greenway Court Theatre's 2019-2020 season, with opening night September 7, 2019. In a co-production with Artists At Play, THE CHINESE LADY (based on a true story) features Amy Shu (as Afong Moy, the first female Chinese immigrant to come to America) and Trieu Tran (as Atung, Afong's translator/caretaker), under the direction of Rebecca Wear. Playwright Lloyd Suh took a few moments before flying into Los Angeles to answer my questioning queries.

Charles Francis Videos

VIDEO: Cast And Creative of THE CHINESE LADY Talk Bringing The Show To Barrington Sta VideoVIDEO: Cast And Creative of THE CHINESE LADY Talk Bringing The Show To Barrington Stage
by Alan Henry - Aug 3, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to present the world premiere of The Chinese Lady, presented in a co-production with the Ma-Yi Theater Company. The Chinese Lady is now on stage through August 11.


Charles Francis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Charles Francis been in?
Charles Francis has appeared on Broadway in 36 shows.

How many West End shows has Charles Francis been in?
Charles Francis has not appeared in the West End