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Original Broadway Production, 1969
John Dickinson [Replacement]

John Dickinson [Replacement]

John Hancock

Oskar Rose

Johann Wilhelm Mobius (Understudy)

Attendant to Signor Chapuys (Understudy) [Replacement]

King Henry VIII (Understudy) [Replacement]

The Duke of Norfolk (Understudy) [Replacement]

Captain Norcross (Understudy)

Jerome Black (Understudy)

David Ford Productions

[Broadway, 1959]
Stage Manager
[Broadway, 1956]
Stage Manager

David Ford News

TOBACCO, ZIGZAGS & GUM Extends at The Marsh Berkeley

Due to high demand for tickets, The Marsh Berkeley has extended the world premiere of Tobacco, Zigzags & Gum, a new work by film, television, and stage actor/writer Algiin Ford, developed and directed by David Ford.

Elaine Magree's OTHER to Play at The Marsh Berkeley This Month

The Marsh Berkeley will present Elaine Magree’s Other, a profound and entertaining journey of personal and genealogical discovery, directed by Kenny Yun and developed by Rebecca Fisher and David Ford.

The Marsh Adds Free Performances of THE WAITING PERIOD This Spring

Continuing the effort of suicide prevention and hitting the milestone of 10 years of without-charge performances to the public, The Marsh has added free performances of The Waiting Period. Learn more about the show.

The Marsh San Francisco to Present Limited Engagement Return of Brian Copeland's NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN

The Marsh San Francisco will mark the 20th anniversary of Not a Genuine Black Man, with a special limited engagement that will include the 1,000th performance of Brian Copeland’s work. Learn more about the engagement here.

World Premiere of TOBACCO, ZIGZAGS & GUM Comes to the Marsh Berkeley

The Marsh Berkeley will present the world premiere of a stunning new work by film, television, and stage actor/writer Algiin Ford, Tobacco, Zigzags & Gum, developed and directed by David Ford.

Cirque du Soleil's KOOZA, MYSTIC PIZZA & More Lead the San Francisco/Bay Area February 2024 Top Picks

San Francisco / Bay Area is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. February 2024's Top Picks include Cirque Du Soleil's KOOZA, Mystic Pizza, Rigoletto, and more.

Brian Copeland's NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN Will Hit 1000th Performance at The Marsh SF This Spring

The Marsh San Francisco will mark the 20th anniversary of Not A Genuine Black Man, with a special limited engagement that will include the 1000th performance of Brian Copeland's stunning work, which premiered at The Marsh San Francisco in 2004 and went on to become the longest-running solo show in San Francisco theater history.

AREN'T YOU...? Returns to the Marsh Next Month

 Following a successful East Bay run and a transfer to San Francisco, Aren’t You…? returns to The Marsh Berkeley, written and performed by Fred Pitts, directed by ShawnJ West, with dramaturgy by David Ford.

The Marsh Adds Free Performances of THE WAITING PERIOD

 The Marsh has added free performances in February of The Waiting Period, marking the 10th anniversary of its suicide prevention effort.


'What They Said About Love' by Steve Budd, the 2016 San Francisco Fringe 'Best of Fringe' winner, is coming to HITFEST. Join Steve as he explores the complexities of relationships and his own search for 'the one' through a captivating solo performance. Don't miss this heartfelt and relatable show at Stephanie Feury Studio in Los Angeles.

Copeland's Heartwarming THE JEWELRY BOX Announced At The Marsh, December 15- 23

Experience Copeland's heartwarming play 'The Jewelry Box' at The Marsh for a limited time. Don't miss this engaging and emotional production.

THE ALLURE OF THUG LIFE Extends at The Marsh Berkeley

Due to popular demand, The Marsh Berkeley has extended the 2023 Hollywood Fringe Festival favorite The Allure of Thug Life written and performed by actress/writer/comedian/rapper Mélia Mills with developmental support by David Ford.

Wayne Harris' TRAIN STORIES Extends At The Marsh Berkeley

Due to popular demand, The Marsh Berkeley has added additional performances of Wayne Harris' Train Stories.

AREN'T YOU...? Comes to The Marsh This Month

Following a successful East Bay run and a transfer to San Francisco, Fred Pitts’ Aren’t You…? returns The Marsh San Francisco. Learn more about the play and find out how to get tickets here!

Hollywood Fringe Pick THE ALLURE OF THUG LIFE Comes To The Marsh Berkeley Next Month

The 2023 Hollywood Fringe Festival favorite The Allure of Thug Life written and performed by actress/writer/comedian/rapper Mélia Mills, created with developmental support by David Ford, will come to The Marsh Berkeley in October. Get all of the event information, ticket details, and more here!

BINGE FREE FESTIVAL Starts October 15 At Santa Monica Playhouse

Santa Monica Playhouse has been a cultural treasure in the seaside community for 63 years. Now, the Playhouse is giving love back with its Eighth Annual Binge Free Festival, five weeks of free performances, workshops, and music in Santa Monica's ONLY fringe festival. The BFF's primary focus is on Santa Monica and Los Angeles-based artists, but there will be exciting international artists on view as well.

Brian Copeland's GRANDMA & ME is Coming to The Marsh Berkeley in September

Join Brian Copeland at The Marsh Berkeley this September for the heartfelt performance of “GRANDMA & ME”. Experience the touching story of family and connection as Copeland shares his personal journey. Don't miss this limited run from September 1st to 30th. Reserve your tickets now!

The Marsh San Francisco Adds Free Showings Brian Copeland's THE WAITING PERIOD

Discover the latest offering from Marsh SF - a series of free showings of Brian Copeland's powerful play, 'The Waiting Period.' Get the details on the dates and venue information in this informative article.

TRAIN STORIES Comes to The Marsh Berkeley  in September

The Marsh Berkeley presents Wayne Harris’ Train Stories, a chronicle of extreme challenges told by three men – played by Wayne Harris, Kirk Waller, and Tony Cyprien, all East Bay locals – who ply their trade on the railroad during the 1948 post-war pre-civil rights period in America. 

Journalist Emil Guillermo Comes to the San Francisco Fringe in August

Journalist, podcaster, investigative humorist, and former NPR host Emil Guillermo–winner of an American Book Award–takes his truth to the stage in a comic one-man show about race, the media, American Filipino history, and the recent Harvard/affirmative action case.


How many Broadway shows has David Ford been in?

David Ford has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has David Ford been in?

David Ford has not appeared in the West End.

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