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Will Kidder

Roundabout Revival, 1993
Chris Christopherson

Original Broadway Production, 1980

Henry Hackamore

Gustav (Creditors)

Broadway Revival, 1975
The Son

William McLeod




Marion Faye


Lyle Britten

Edmund Darrell [Replacement]

Eben Cabot


Tom Junior

Chance Wayne [Replacement]

Rip Torn Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1977]
[Broadway, 1973]
[Off-Broadway, 1969]
[Off-Broadway, 1967]

Rip Torn Movies

[1957]Time Limit Lt. George Miller

[1959]Pork Chop Hill Lt. Walter Russel

[1963]Critic's Choice Dion Kapakos

[1965]The Cincinnati Kid Slade

[1966]You're a Big Boy Now I.H. Chanticleer

[1967]Beach Red Sergeant Honeywell

[1968]Sol Madrid Dano Villanova

[1969]Coming Apart Joe

[1970]Maidstone Raoul Rey O Houlihan

[1970]Tropic of Cancer Henry Miller

[1972]Slaughter Dominic Hoffo

[1973]Payday Maury Dann

[1973]Cotter Roy

[1974]Crazy Joe Richie

[1976]The Man Who Fell to Earth Nathan Bryce

[1977]Nasty Habits Maximilian

[1977]The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover Dwight Webb

[1978]Coma Dr. George

[1979]The Seduction of Joe Tynan Senator Kittner

[1979]Heartland Clyde Stewart

[1980]One-Trick Pony Walter Fox

[1980]First Family General G. E. Dumpston

[1982]Airplane II: The Sequel Bud Kruger

[1982]The Beastmaster Maax

[1982]Jinxed! Harold Benson

[1982]A Stranger Is Watching Artie Taggart

[1983]Cross Creek Marsh Turner

[1984]City Heat Primo Pitt

[1984]Flashpoint Sheriff Wells

[1984]Misunderstood Will

[1984]Songwriter Dino McLeish

[1985]Summer Rental Scully

[1985]Beer Buzz Beckerman

[1987]Extreme Prejudice Sheriff Hank Pearson

[1987]Nadine Buford Pope

[1988]Blind Curve Maheu

[1989]Cold Feet Sheriff

[1989]Hit List Vic Luca

[1989]Silence Like Glass Dr. Markowitz

[1990]Beautiful Dreamers Walt Whitman

[1991]Death Falls Dub Farley

[1991]Defending Your Life Bob Diamond

[1991]Dolly Dearest Karl Resnick

[1993]Beyond the Law Deputy Butch Prescott

[1993]Where the Rivers Flow North Noel Lord

[1993]RoboCop 3 The CEO

[1995]Canadian Bacon General Dick Panzer

[1995]How to Make an American Quilt Arthur

[1995]For Better or Worse Captain Cole

[1996]The Mouse TruckerGod

[1996]Down Periscope Admiral Winslow

[1997]Hercules Zeus

[1997]Trial and Error Benny Gibbs

[1997]Men in Black Zed

[1998]Senseless Randall Tyson

[1999]The Insider John Scanlon

[2000]Wonder Boys Q

[2001]Freddy Got Fingered Jim Brody

[2002]Men in Black II Zed

[2003]Rolling Kansas Oldman

[2003]Love Object Novak

[2004]Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Patches O Houlihan

[2004]Eulogy Grandpa Collins

[2004]Welcome to Mooseport Bert Langdon

[2005]Forty Shades of Blue Alan James

[2005]The Sisters Dr. Chebrin

[2005]Yours, Mine & Ours Commandant Sherman

[2006]Marie Antoinette Louis XV

[2006]Zoom Larraby

[2007]Turn the River Quinette

[2007]Bee Movie Lou Lo Duca

[2007]Three Days to Vegas Joe Wallace

[2008]August David Sterling

[2008]The Golden Boys Captain Jeremiah Burgess

[2008]Lucky Days Bobo

[2009]American Cowslip Trevor O Hart

[2009]Happy Tears Joe

[2009]The Afterlight Carl

[2011]3 Weeks to Daytona Sal

[2011]The Legend of Awesomest Maximus King Looney

[2012]Bridge of Names Tom

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30 Rock Don Geiss

Ghost Stories Narrator

The Larry Sanders Show Arthur

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Cast Announced for Third Season of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Tour; First Look!

The complete cast has been announced for the third touring season of the First National Tour of tTo Kill a Mockingbird. Learn more about the cast and check out all new photos here!

Angela Davis, A.B. Spellman & More to Join BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT: THEN AND NOW

Harlem Stage has announces details for the Black Arts Movement: Then and Now Conference, curated by Harlem Stage Associate Artistic Director/Artist-in-Residence Carl Hancock Rux and exploring the legacy of the groundbreaking, influential, and controversial movement of the 1960s and ‘70s.

Angela Davis, A.B. Spellman & More to Take Part in BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT: THEN AND NOW CONFERENCE

Harlem Stage has announced details of the Black Arts Movement: Then and Now Conference, curated by Harlem Stage Associate Artistic Director/Artist-in-Residence Carl Hancock Rux.

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Producer Si Litvinoff Passes Away at 93

Si Litvinoff, the visionary producer whose foresight in cinema art led to perennial classics such as Stanley Kubrick's “A Clockwork Orange,” Nicolas Roeg's “Walkabout”, 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' starring David Bowie, and more passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. He was 93.    

Harlem Stage Announces Spring 2023 Programming Featuring THE VICKSBURG PROJECT World Premiere & More

Harlem Stage has announced full programming for Spring 2023, continuing its Black Arts Movement: Examined series examining the 1960s/70s cultural movement led by Black artists, activists, and intellectuals.

Celebrated Argentinian Playwright Romina Paula Play FAUNA Begins Tonight at Torn Page

Necessary Digression in collaboration with Torn Page and The Martin E. Segal Center for Theatre Research as well as Colgate University will present two English Language premieres of celebrated Argentinian playwright Romina Paula, FAUNA (September 16 - October 1, 2022), translated by April Sweeney & Brenda Werth, directed by April Sweeney, and THE WHOLE OF TIME (October 21 - November 13, 2022), translated by Jean Graham-Jones and directed by Tony Torn. 

Romina Paula Gets Two English Language Premieres This Season, FAUNA & THE WHOLE OF TIME

Necessary Digression in collaboration with Torn Page and The Martin E. Segal Center for Theatre Research as well as Colgate University will present two English Language premieres of celebrated Argentinian playwright Romina Paula.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Starring Richard Thomas to Begin Performances at the Kennedy Center in June

The Kennedy Center engagement of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Tony® winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee’s classic novel, will play the Kennedy Center’s Opera House, June 21–July 10, 2022. Find out how to get tickets, who is in the cast and more.

Cast Announced for Women-Led Production of DOM JUAN at Bard SummerScape 2022

The Fisher Center at Bard will present a bold, gender-reframed, era-transcending vision of Molière’s 1665 tragicomedy Dom Juan, conceived and directed by Ashley Tata, with a new translation from NYU Professor of ​​French Literature  and theater scholar Sylvaine Guyot and Fisher Center Artistic Director Gideon Lester.

Complete Casting Announced For TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD National Tour

The complete cast is announced today for the First National Tour of the history-making production of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. Find out who's in the cast and how to get tickets.

spit&vigor Theatre Company Will Present Sara Fellini's ECTOPLASM at the Players Theatre

spit&vigor theatre company (2015 NYIT Award-winners for In Vestments) will present the World Premiere of Ectoplasm, written and directed by Sara Fellini (Hazard a Little Death, Best New Script at the 2014 Planet Connections Theater Festivity).

Erik Fellows and Tatjana Marjanovic Return For Season 2 Of Popstar!TV's PURGATORY Series

Erik Fellows (The Bay, Days of Our Lives, Break Even) and Tatjana Marjanovic (Monsters of Man) are returning for the second season of Purgatory, a horror-thriller series. Purgatory is about a group of strangers who are invited to Shambala, a remote winter resort, for the New Year's Eve festivities. One person, however, has plans that don't involve celebrating.

VRTC Performs Eugene O'Neill's ANNE CHRISTIE

VRTC's inaugural season continues March 27-28 with a Zoom theatre interpretation of Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill.

Theater Stories: The OKLAHOMA! Revival, FUN HOME, AMERICAN BUFFALO & More About the Circle in the Square Theatre

This week's Theater Stories features The Circle in the Square Theatre! Learn about the Circle in the Square Theatre School, the 2019 Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, the show that was most recently set to be performed in the theatre, American Buffalo, and much more!

Cape Cod Theatre Project Will Stream Summer Season Of New Plays

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced that the 2020 Season of the Cape Cod Theatre Project will feature staged readings of new work by Zora Howard, Michele Lowe, Edith Freni and Kevin Artigue.


De Frente Productions is a new company founded by two Argentinian women, Ivi Uman and Camila Zitelli. Both graduated from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and proceeded to finish their Bachelor in Fine Arts at The New School in Manhattan.

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center Announces SEGAL TALKS Week Five

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center is proud to announce the fourth weekly line-up of its new global series, SEGAL TALKS. New York, US, and international theatre artists, curators, researchers and academics will talk daily for one hour with Segal Center's director, Frank Hentschker, about life and art in the Time of Corona and speak about challenges, sorrows, and hopes for the new Weltzustanda?"the State of the World. The Segal Center is the only theatre institution in New York City and the US creating original programming every day during the week.

New Musical LAUGH WHILE YOU CAN Comes to Torn Page This Weekend

A studio presentation of a?oeLaugh While You Can,a?? a new musical by Celine Carroll and Fiona Looney directed by the internationally celebrated director Ray Yeates, will be seen as part of the 2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival in three performances this weekend.  Music direction is by veteran Broadway music director Jeffrey Saver.  

Spit&vigor's MARY'S LITTLE MONSTER Comes To The Players Theatre This Spring

The critically acclaimed and award-winning company, spit&vigor will present the story of a high-stakes competition among literary legends that produced Frankenstein

Rip Torn Memorials to Be Held in Los Angeles And New York

Deadline has reported that memorials for actor Rip Torn are set to be held in both Los Angeles and New York. 


Rip Torn has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

Rip Torn has not appeared in the West End

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