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Emlyn Williams

Also Credited As: George Emlyn Williams

Date of Birth: November 26, 1905

Date of Death: September 25, 1987 (81)

Birth Place: WALES

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Emlyn Williams 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

Emlyn Williams Productions

 
[Broadway, 1936]
Director

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter
Source Material
Lyricist

Emlyn Williams Movies

[1932]Sally Bishop Arthur Montague

[1932]Men of Tomorrow Horners

[1932]Criminal at Large Lord Lebanon

[1933]Friday the Thirteenth William Blake

[1934]The Iron Duke Bates

[1934]A Song for You Theodore Bruckner

[1934]Evensong George Leary

[1934]Road House Chester

[1935]City of Beautiful Nonsense Jack Grey

[1935]Loves of a Dictator King Christian VII of Denmark

[1936]Broken Blossoms Chen

[1937]I, Claudius Caligula

[1938]They Drive by Night Shorty Matthews

[1938]Dead Men Tell No Tales Dr. Headlam

[1938]The Citadel Owen

[1938]Night Alone Charles Seaton

[1939]Jamaica Inn Harry the Peddler - Sir Humphrey's Gang

[1940]The Stars Look Down Joe Gowlan

[1940]The Girl in the News Tracy

[1941]Major Barbara Snobby Price

[1941]This England Appleyard

[1941]You Will Remember Bob Slater

[1942]Life Begins at Eight-Thirty writer

[1942]A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle Dennis

[1945]The Corn Is Green writer

[1949]Woman of Dolwyn Rob Davis

[1950]Three Husbands Maxwell Bard

[1951]Another Man's Poison Dr. Henderson

[1951]The Scarf Dr. David Dunbar

[1951]The Magic Box Bank Manager

[1952]Ivanhoe Wamba

[1955]The Deep Blue Sea Sir William Collyer

[1957]Time Without Pity writer

[1958]I Accuse! Émile Zola

[1959]The Wreck of the Mary Deare Sir Wilfred Falcett

[1959]Web of Evidence Enoch Oswald

[1962]The L-Shaped Room Dr. Weaver

[1964]Night Must Fall writer

[1966]Eye of the Devil Alain de Montfaucon

[1970]The Walking Stick Jack Foil

Emlyn Williams Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Unique Theatrical Experience

Emlyn Williams, Dylan Thomas Growing Up

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Emlyn Williams News

Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE NILE At Clayton Community Theatre, May 25- June 4

Clayton Community Theatre will conclude its 24th season with Murder on the Nile by the great mystery writer Agatha Christie, directed by Nada Vaughn.

Review: THE CORN IS GREEN at Little Theatre, University Of Adelaide

Opening night attendance was high, so hurry to book.

Original Theatre Company Announces Cast For The Shortlisted Scripts For The Originals Playwriting Award 2022

Original Theatre Company today announces the all-star cast for the script-in-hand performances from the three shortlisted plays for the Originals Playwriting Award.

Original Theatre Company Launches Brand-New Originals Playwriting Award

Original Theatre Company today launches a new playwrighting prize – 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

Read our critic's review - 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 Theatre

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

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

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

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

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

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. Eisemann Center

 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

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.

Photos: First Look at MISSING JULIE at THEATR CLWYD

Photos have been released from Theatr Clwyd’s world première production of Missing Julie. 

Casting Announced For Theatr Clwyd's World Première Production of MISSING JULIE

Chelsea Walker returns to Theatr Clwyd to direct Kaite O'Reilly's Missing Julie which has been freely adapted from Strindberg's Miss Julie. In the title role of Julie is Heledd Gwynn and she is joined by is Tim Pritchett in the role of John. Completing the cast is Catrin Aaron, who returns to Theatr Clwyd as Christine.

The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Together' Campaign

The National Theatre has today announced its programming until the start of next year with productions on all three South Bank stages as well as three major UK tours, two productions on Broadway, a return to cinemas, and a new feature film to be broadcast on television this autumn. In the week the theatre reopened for audiences again, six new productions were announced, and five productions halted by the pandemic were confirmed to return to the South Bank.  

The Finborough Theatre Wins The London Pub Theatre Of The Year Award

The Finborough Theatre has been named London Pub Theatre of the Year 2020 by London Pub Theatres Magazine at their annual awards ceremony. A recording of this year's online ceremony will be available to stream soon.

National Theatre Announces New Work For 2020 " 2021; Including Kristin Scott Thomas and More!

The National Theatre today announces nine productions that will play on the South Bank in 2020-2021 alongside previously announced shows. These run alongside our international touring productions, three plays that will tour to multiple venues across the UK and a West End transfer. The NT also announces today that it will increase the quantity of low-price tickets on the South Bank by 25%, with 250,000 available across the year at £20 or less.

Casting Announced For THE WIND OF HEAVEN at Finborough Theatre

The first London production in nearly 75 years of Welsh playwright Emlyn Williams' The Wind of Heaven opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week Christmas season on Tuesday, 26 November 2019 (Press Nights: Thursday, 28 November 2019 and Friday, 29 November 2019 at 7.30pm).

THE WIND OF HEAVEN Will Come to the Finborough Theatre

The first London production in nearly 75 years of Welsh playwright Emlyn Williams' The Wind of Heaven opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four-week Christmas season on Tuesday, 26 November 2019 (Press Nights: Thursday, 28 November 2019 and Friday, 29 November 2019 at 7.30pm).

Emlyn Williams FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Emlyn Williams has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

Emlyn Williams has not appeared in the West End

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 .

Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Corn is Green.

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).

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