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Emlyn Williams

Also Credited As: George Emlyn Williams
 
Emlyn Williams Headshot
Date of Birth: November 26, 1905
Date of Death: September 25, 1987 (81)

Birth Place: WALES

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1981
Charles Dickens
  [Broadway]
1978
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Dylan Thomas
  [Broadway]
1964
Pope Pious XII
  [Broadway]
1961
Ascolini
  [Broadway]
1961
Sir Thomas More [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1957
Performer
  [Broadway]
1953
Charles Dickens
  [Broadway]
1952
Charles Dickens
  [Broadway]
1949
Izquierdo
  [Broadway]
1936
Dan
  [Broadway]
1932
Lord Lebanon
  [Broadway]
1927
Boy to Pepys

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1936]
Director

Writing

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Source Material
Lyricist

Photos

Daughter of Silence, 1961 With Emlyn Williams, Rip Torn, Janet Margolin and William H Photo

Daughter of Silence, 1961 With Emlyn Williams, Rip Torn, Janet Margolin and William Hansen

From: 
Date:
12/11/2013

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1981
Charles Dickens

  [Broadway]
1978
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Dylan Thomas

  [Broadway]
1964
Pope Pious XII

  [Broadway]
1961
Ascolini

  [Broadway]
1961
Sir Thomas More [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1957
Performer

  [Broadway]
1953
Charles Dickens

  [Broadway]
1952
Charles Dickens

  [Broadway]
1949
Izquierdo

  [Broadway]
1936
Dan

  [Broadway]
1932
Lord Lebanon

  [Broadway]
1927
Boy to Pepys

Productions

Director

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Adaptation
Author
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter
Source Material
Lyricist

Emlyn Williams Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Unique Theatrical Experience
Emlyn Williams, Dylan Thomas Growing Up
 
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Emlyn Williams, A Boy Growing Up
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1941 - Best Foreign Play Gold Star
Emlyn Williams, The Corn is Green

Emlyn Williams News

Original Theatre Company Launches Brand-New Originals Playwriting Award Photo Original Theatre Company Launches Brand-New Originals Playwriting Award
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022

Original Theatre Company today launches a new playwrighting prize ‚Äď the Originals Playwriting Award. Aimed at emerging and early career playwrights, the submissions window opens today, accepting new works from writers across the UK, open to anyone above the age of 18.

BWW Review: THE CORN IS GREEN, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE CORN IS GREEN, National Theatre
by Alexander Cohen - Apr 23, 2022

A post-modern tint cannot save this 1938 play from feeling stuck in the past.

Photos: First Look at Nicola Walker & More in THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theat Photo Photos: First Look at Nicola Walker & More in THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Production images of Nicola Walker in The Corn is Green at the National Theatre have been released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens to press in the Lyttelton Theatre on Friday 22 April and runs until 11 June.  

28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List Photo 28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List
by Team BWW - Apr 9, 2022

Spring has sprung and the great weather calls for a great book to enjoy outdoors! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 28 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's spring reading list.

JERUSALEM Leads April's Top 10 New London Shows Photo JERUSALEM Leads April's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Apr 1, 2022

London is never short of temptations, whether epic West End shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a juicy revival to a new political play and a classic musical reborn, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, interviews and features!

THE END OF THE NIGHT Comes to the Park Theatre in April Photo THE END OF THE NIGHT Comes to the Park Theatre in April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022

From the writer of Three Days In May (WhatsOnStage Best New Play Award) and A Splinter of Ice and acclaimed director Alan Strachan comes the world premiere of a tense new drama based on an astonishing true story.

Photos: Inside Rehearsals for THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsals for THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

Photos of Nicola Walker in rehearsal for The Corn is Green at the National Theatre are released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 9 April, and runs until 11 June.  

World Première Of MILKY PEAKS Returns To Theatr Clwyd In April 2022 Photo World Première Of MILKY PEAKS Returns To Theatr Clwyd In April 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2022

Artistic Director Tamara Harvey and Executive Director Liam Evans-Ford today announce the return of Seiriol Davies' Milky Peaks to Theatr Clwyd in April next year. The production will receive its world première on 1 April with opening night on Thursday 7 April having closed following its first technical rehearsal in March 2020 due to the pandemic. Tickets are now on sale exclusively to members with more tickets being released to the general public on Tuesday 9 November.  

Cindy Williams to Star in New One-Woman Show: ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at Charles W. Eise Photo Cindy Williams to Star in New One-Woman Show: ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at Charles W. Eisemann Center
by Lorens Portalatin - Nov 21, 2021

 Cindy Williams will take the stage of the Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in a new one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for four performances only March 18-20, 2022. Tickets range from $46-$52 are on sale now and available at the Eisemann Center Ticket Office

World Première Of MILKY PEAKS Returns To Theatr Clwyd In April 2022 Photo World Première Of MILKY PEAKS Returns To Theatr Clwyd In April 2022
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

Artistic Director Tamara Harvey and Executive Director Liam Evans-Ford today announce the return of Seiriol Davies' Milky Peaks to Theatr Clwyd in April next year.

Emlyn Williams Videos

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at UK Tour of NIGHT MUST FALL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 6, 2016

The Original Theatre Company and Salisbury Playhouse in association with Eastbourne Theatres will present the national tour of Emlyn Williams's psychological thriller, NIGHT MUST FALL, directed by Luke Sheppard and starring Gwen Taylor as Mrs Bramson, Daragh O'Malley as Inspector Belsize, Niamh McGrady as Olivia and Will Featherstone as Dan.  The tour will begin at Devonshire Park Theatre in Eastbourne on 19 August, with a National press night on Wednesday 7 September at Salisbury Playhouse.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the teaser video below!


Emlyn Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Emlyn Williams been in?
Emlyn Williams has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Emlyn Williams been in?
Emlyn Williams has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Emlyn Williams been nominated for?
Unique Theatrical Experience (Drama Desk Awards) for Dylan Thomas Growing Up Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for A Boy Growing Up and Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Corn is Green .

What awards has Emlyn Williams won?
Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Corn is Green.

How many shows has Emlyn Williams written?
Emlyn Williams has written 10 shows including Yesterday's Magic (Playwright), The Morning Star (Playwright), The Corn Is Green (Playwright), Someone Waiting (Playwright), The Corn is Green (Playwright), Miss Moffat (Bookwriter), Dylan Thomas Growing Up (Author), The Playboy of the Weekend World (Playwright), A Month in the Country (Adaptation), Night Must Fall (Playwright).