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  • "Fabulous Fifties, The" (31 January 1960), as Guest
  • (2005) Stage: Directed "Spamelot" on Broadway. Musical Comedy. Written by Eric Idle and based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975). Won Tony Award for Best Director.
  • (1984) Stage: Directed "The Real Thing" on Broadway. Written by Tom Stoppard. Won Tony Award for Best Director.
  • (1973) Stage: Directed "Uncle Vanya" on Broadway. Nominated for Tony Award for Best Director.
  • (1963) Stage Play: Barefoot in the Park. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Directed by Mike Nichols. Biltmore Theatre: 23 Oct 1963- 25 Jun 1967 (1520 performances + 2 previews that began on 21 Oct 1963). Cast: Elizabeth Ashley (as "Corie Bratter"), Kurt Kasznar [final Broadway role] (as "Victor Velasco"), Mildred Natwick (as "Mrs. Banks"), Robert Redford [final Broadway role before concentrating on film career] (as "Paul Bratter"), Herb Edelman (as "Telephone Man"), Joseph Keating (as "Delivery Man"). Standbys: E.J. Peaker (as "Corie Bratter"), Gene Rupert (as "Paul Bratter"). Understudies: Herb Edelman (as "Victor Velasco"), Ruth Gregory (as "Mrs. Banks"). Replacement actors during run: Ilka Chase [final Broadway role] (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 23 May 1966- ?], Joel Crothers (as "Paul Bratter") [from 29 Aug 1966- ?], Penny Fuller [Broadway debut] (as "Corie Bratter") [from 8 Jun 1964- ?], Eileen Heckart (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 20 Sep 1965- ?], Judd Hirsch [Broadway debut] (as "Telephone Man"), Charles Korvin [final Broadway role] (as "Victor Velasco") [from 20 Sep 1965- ?], Joan McCall (as "Corie Bratter") [from ? May 1967- 25 Jun 1967], Jules Munshin (as "Victor Velasco") [from 21 Feb 1966- ?], Stephen Pearlman (as "Telephone Man"), Robert Reed [Broadway debut] (as "Paul Bratter") [from 7 Sep 1964- ?], Tony Roberts [credited as Anthony Roberts] (as "Paul Bratter") [from 5 Apr 1965- ?], Wood Romoff [credited as Woody Romanoff] (as "Victor Velasco"), Sylvia Sidney (as "Mrs. Banks") [from 4 Apr 1967- ?], Joan Van Ark [Broadway debut] (as "Corie Bratter") [from 23 May 1966- ?]. Standbys: Jed Allan (as "Paul Bratter"), Beverlee McKinsey (as "Corie Bratter"). Understudies: Joseph Keating (as "Victor Velasco"), Ruth Matteson [final Broadway role] (as "Mrs. Banks"). Produced by Arnold Saint Subber. Produced in association with Ellen Enterprises Inc. Note: Filmed as Barefoot in the Park (1967).
  • (1965) Stage: Directed "Luv" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Murray Schisgal. Won Tony Award as Best Director.
  • The Odd Couple (1965). Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal. Directed by Mike Nichols. Plymouth Theatre (moved to The Eugene O'Neill Theatre from 1 Aug 1966- close): 10 Mar 1965- 2 Jul 1967 (964 performances + 2 previews that began on 8 Mar 1965). Cast: Art Carney (as "Felix Ungar"), Walter Matthau (as "Oscar Madison"), Paul Dooley (as "Speed"), John Fiedler (as "Vinnie"), Nathaniel Frey (as "Murray"), Sidney Armus (as "Roy"), Monica Evans (as "Cecily Pigeon"), Carole Shelley (as "Gwendolyn Pigeon"). Standby: Louis Zorich (as "Oscar Madison"). Understudies: Paul Dooley (as "Felix Ungar"), Carol Gustafson (as "Cecily Pigeon/Gwendolyn Pigeon"), Bernard Pollock (as "Roy/Vinnie"). Replacement actors during Plymouth Theatre run: Eddie Bracken (as "Felix Ungar") [from 25 Oct 1965- ?], Pat Hingle (as "Oscar Madison") (from 28 Feb 1966- ?], Jack Klugman (as "Oscar Madison") [from 8 Nov 1965- ?], Alfred Sandor (as "Speed"), Ralph Williams (as "Vinnie"). Standby: Alfred Sandor (as "Oscar Madison"). Replacement actor during Eugene O'Neill Theatre run: Mike Kellin (as "Oscar Madison"). Produced by Arnold Saint Subber. Notes: (1). Eugene O'Neill Theatre was at the time owned by Neil Simon (as Nancy Enterprises Inc. (2). Filmed as The Odd Couple (1968). (3). Mr. Nichols won Tony Award for Best Director.
  • (1968) Stage: Directed "Plaza Suite" on Broadway. Won Tony Award for Best Director.
  • (1972) Stage: Directed "The Prizoner of Second Avenue" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Won Tony Award for Best Director.
  • (1977) Stage Play: Annie. Musical comedy. Musical Director: Peter Howard. Music by Charles Strouse. Lyrics by Martin Charnin. Book by Thomas Meehan. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Dance arrangements by Peter Howard. Based on "Little Orphan Annie" by Harold Gray. "Little Orphan Annie" used by permission of Chicago Tribune - New York News Syndicate Inc. Choreographed by Peter Gennaro. Directed by Martin Charnin. Alvin Theatre (moved to The ANTA Playhouse from 16 Sep 1981- 24 Oct 1981, then moved to The Eugene O'Neill Theatre from 29 Oct 1981- 6 Dec 1981, then moved to The Uris Theatre from 10 Dec 1981- close): 21 Apr 1977- 2 Jan 1983 (2377 performances + 15 previews that began on 8 Apr 1977). Cast: Sandy Faison (as "Grace Farrell") [Broadway debut], Robert Fitch (as "Rooster Hannigan"), Dorothy Loudon (as "Miss Hannigan"), Andrea McArdle (as "Annie"), Reid Shelton (as "Oliver Warbucks, "Daddy" Warbucks"), Diana Barrows (as "Tessie"), Laurie Beechman (as "Sophie, the Kettle/Cecille/A Star to Be/Bonnie Boylan/Perkins/Ensemble"), Danielle Brisebois (as "Molly"), Shelley Bruce (as "Kate"), Barbara Erwin (as "Lily St. Regis/Ensemble"), Robyn Finn (as "Pepper"), Donna Graham (as "Duffy"), Janine Ruane (as "July"), Raymond Thorne (as "Harry/F.D.R."), Steven Boockvor (as "Dog Catcher/Jimmy Johnson/Honor Guard/Ensemble"), Edwin Bordo (as "Drake/Ensemble"), Edie Cowan (as "Mrs. Pugh/Connie Boylan/Ensemble"), Donald Craig (as "Dog Catcher/Bert Healy/H.V. Kaltenborn's Voice/Hull/Ensemble"), Dick Ensslen (as "Lt. Ward/Morgenthau/Justice Brandeis/Ensemble"), Bob Freschi (as "Fred McCracken/Hopkins/Ensemble"), James Hosbein (as "Bundles McCloskey/Sound Effects Man/Ickes/Ensemble"), Mari McMinn (as "NBC Page/Ensemble/Sandy Sandy"), Penny Worth (as "Annette/Ronnie Boylan/Ensemble"). Swing: Don Bonnell ("Swing"). Standby: Kristen Vigard (as "Annie"). Understudies: Arf (as "Sandy"), Steven Boockvor (as "Rooster Hannigan"), Shelley Bruce (as "Molly"), Edie Cowan (as "Lily St. Regis"), Donald Craig (as "F.D.R./Harry"), Bob Freschi (as "Bert Healy/Drake"), Donna Graham (as "July"), Mari McMinn (as "Grace Farrell"), Janine Ruane (as "Duffy/Kate/Pepper/Tessie"), Raymond Thorne (as "Oliver Warbucks") and Penny Worth (as "Miss Hannigan"). Replacement actors [during Alvin Theatre run]: Jennine Babo (as "Molly/Tessie"), Diana Barrows (as "Annie") [Alternate], Gary Beach (as "Rooster Hannigan"), Tiffany Blake (as "Tessie"), Kathryn Boule (as "Grace Farrell"), Stacey Lynn Brass (as "Duffy"), Randall Ann Brooks (as "Duffy"), Shelley Bruce (as "Molly" [Alternate]/Annie [from 6 Mar 1978- ?], David Brummel (as "Ensemble/Howe/Jimmy Johnson"), Shelly Burch (as "A Star to Be/Annette/Ensemble/Ronnie Boylan/Sophie, the Kettle"), Martha Byrne (as "July"), Penny Marie Chaney (as "Pepper"), Keene Curtis (as "Oliver Warbucks, "Daddy" Warbucks"), Caroline Daly (as "Pepper"), John Deyle (as "Bert Healy/Fred McCracken/Howe"), Dick Ensslen (as "Bert Healy"), Kim Fedena (as "Tessie/Kate/"), Jodi Ford (as "July"), Gary Gendell (as "Dog Catcher/Honor Guard/Jimmy Johnson"), Alice Ghostley (as "Miss Hannigan") [from 15 Aug 1978- ?], Donna Graham (as "July") [Alternate], Betty Hutton (as "Miss Hannigan") [from 19 Sep 1980- ?] (final Broadway role), Chris Jamison, Timothy Jecko (as "Apple Seller/Ensemble/Howe/Jimmy Johnson"), Lynn Kearney (as "Grace Farrell"), Kathy-Jo Kelly (as "July"), Tara Kennedy (as "Kate"), Anne Kerry (as "Grace Farrell"), R. Martin Klein (as "Bundles McCloskey/Ensemble/Ickes/Sound Effects Man"), Ruth Kobart (as "Miss Hannigan"), Marcia Lewis (as "Miss Hannigan") [from 29 Apr 1981- ?], Annie McGreevey (as "Lily St. Regis"), Beth McVey (as "A Star to Be/Annette/Ensemble/Ronnie Boylan/Sophie, the Kettle"), Sarah Jessica Parker (as "July/Annie [from 6 Mar 1979- ?]"), Mary Bracken Phillips (as "Grace Farrell"), Lola Powers (as "Ensemble/Mrs. Pugh/NBC Page/Perkins"), Harve Presnell (as "Oliver Warbucks, "Daddy" Warbucks"), Rhodes Reason (as "Oliver Warbucks, "Daddy" Warbucks"), Jane Robertson (as "Annette/Ronnie Boylan"), Larry Ross (as "Dog Catcher/Ensemble/Honor Guard"), Rita Rudner (as "Lily St. Regis"), Marianne Sanazaro (as "Cecille/Connie Boylan/Ensemble"), Karen Schleifer (as "Kate"), John Schuck (as "Oliver Warbucks, "Daddy" Warbucks"), Allison Smith (as "Annie") [from 29 Jan 1980- ?], Dorothy Stanley (as "Lily St. Regis"), Donna Thomason (as "Bonnie Boylan/Ensemble/Mrs. Greer"), Jenn Thompson (as "Pepper"), Alfred Toigo (as "F.D.R./Harry"), Ann Ungar (as "Annette" [from 26 Aug 1977- 27 Jan 1980]/Ensemble [from 26 Aug 1977- 27 Jan 1980]/Ronnie Boylan [from 26 Aug 1977- 27 Jan 1980]"), Henrietta Valor (as "Ensemble/Mrs. Pugh/NBC Page/Perkins"), Richard Walker (as "Dog Catcher/Ensemble/Hull"), Dolores Wilson (as "Miss Hannigan") [from 21 Aug 1979- ?]. Swings: Roy Meachum, Aileen Quinn. Understudies: Tiffany Blake (as "Annie"), Don Bonnell (as "Ensemble"), Shelley Bruce (as "Annie"), David Brummel (as "Drake"), Dick Ensslen (as "F.D.R."), Kim Fedena (as "Duffy/July/Kate/Pepper/Tessie"), Timothy Jecko (as "Drake"), Tara Kennedy (as "Molly"), Laura Kerr (as "Duffy/July/Kate/Pepper/Tessie"), Beth McVey (as "Lily St. Regis"), Roy Meachum (as "F.D.R."), O'Malley (as "Sandy"), Lola Powers (as "Miss Hannigan"), Jane Robertson (as "Ensemble/Lily"), Larry Ross (as "Rooster Hannigan"), Donna Thomason (as "Grace Farrell"), Ann Ungar (as "Miss Hannigan"), Henrietta Valor (as "Miss Hannigan"), Richard Walker (as "Bert Healy"), Mimi Wallace (as "Ensemble"). [During ANTA Playhouse run:] June Havoc (as "Miss Hannigan") [from 6 Oct 1982- ?], Marcia Lewis (as "Miss Hannigan"). [During Eugene O'Neill Theatre run:] Jennine Babo (as "Duffy"), Caroline Daly (as "Pepper"), Roxanne Dundish (as "Molly"), Sherry Dundish (as "Duffy"), Richard Sabellico (as "Rooster Hannigan"), Guy Stroman (as "Rooster Hannigan"). Swing: Joy Merri. Understudy: Sherry Dundish (as "Molly"). [During Uris Theatre run:] Janet Aldrich (as "A Star to Be"), Dorothy Andres (as "Molly"), Laura Baker (as "July"), Shelly Burch (as "A Star to Be"), Kia Goodwin (as "Kate/Tessie"), Alyson Kirk (as "Kate/Annie [from 2 Sep 1982- ?], Hally McGehean (as "Pepper"), Lauren Mitchell (as "Grace Farrell"), Nicole Nowicki (as "Kate"), Becky Snyder (as "July"), Julie Stevens (as "Pepper"), Stephanie Vine (as "July/Tessie/Pepper"). Swings: Loren Kaufman, Stephanie Vine. Understudies: Becky Snyder (as "Annie"), Stephanie Vine (as "Duffy/July/Kate/Pepper/Tessie"). Produced by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Mike Nichols, Irwin Meyer, Stephen R. Friedman, Lewis Allen, Alvin Nederlander Associates Inc. and Icarus Productions. Produced in association with Peter Crane. Note: Filmed by Columbia Pictures as Annie (1982).
  • (1978) Stage: Directed "The Gin Game" on Broadway. Nominated for Tony Award for Director and Producer of Best Play.
  • (1967) Stage: Directed "The Apple Tree" on Broadway. Nominated for Tony Award as Best Director.
  • (1976) Stage: Directed "Comedians" on Broadway. Written by Trevor Griffiths. Music Box Theatre: 28 Nov 1976-3 Apr 1977 (145 performances + 39 previews that began on 28 Oct 1976). Cast: Milo O'Shea (as "Eddie Waters"), John Lithgow (as "Ged Murray"), Jonathan Pryce (as "Gethin Price"), Rex Robbins (as "Bert Challenor"), Norman Allen (as "Caretaker"), Armand Assante (as "Teddy"), Jayant Blue (as "Mr. Patel"), Jarlath Conroy (as "Mick Connor"), Jeffrey DeMunn (as "Phil Murray"), Robert Gerringer (as "Club Secretary-M.C."), Larry Lamb (as "George McBrain"), David Margulies (as "Sammy Samuels"). Replacement actor: Jonathan Hogan (as "Ged Murray") [from 24 Jan 1977-?; Broadway debut]. Produced by Alexander H. Cohen. Produced in association with Gabriel Katzka and Edward L. Schuman. Co-Producer: Hildy Parks and Roy A. Somlyo. Theatre owned and operated by Irving Berlin [who had no direct involvement in this production] and Select Theatres Corporation. NOTE: Nichols was nominated for Tony Award for Best Director.
  • (1977) Stage: Directed "Streamers" on Broadway. Drama. Written by David Rabe. Nominated for Tony Award for Best Director.
  • (2003) Stage: Produced "The Play That I Wrote" on Broadway. Nominated for Tony Award.
  • (1966) Stage: Produced Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple", The Queen's Theatre, London, England.
  • (April 3, 2008 - July 20, 2008) : "The Country Girl", revival; written by Clifford Odets; directed by Mike Nichols; with Morgan Freeman (portraying Frank Elgin); Peter Gallagher (portraying Bernie Dodd); Frances McDormand (portraying Georgie Elgin); Remy Auberjonois (portraying Paul Unger); Anna Camp (portraying Nancy Stoddard); Joe Roland (portraying Ralph); Lucas Caleb Rooney (portraying Larry); Chip Zien (portraying Phil Cook); at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, on Broadway, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
  • Hurlyburly (1984). Written by David Rabe. Scenic Design by Tony Walton. Costume Design by Ann Roth. Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton. Sound Design by Otts Munderloh. Make-Up Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Hair Consultant: J. Roy Helland. Directed by Mike Nichols. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 7 Aug 1984- 2 Jun 1985 (343 performances). Cast: William Hurt (as "Eddie"), Judith Ivey (as "Bonnie"), Harvey Keitel (as "Phil"), Cynthia Nixon [note: Performed in "The Real Thing" and "Hurlyburly" simultaneously] (as "Donna"), Ron Silver (as "Mickey"), Jerry Stiller (as "Artie"), Sigourney Weaver. NOTE: Replacement actors: Danny Aiello (as "Phil") [from 20 Mar 1985-?], Susan Anton (as "Darlene") [from 2 Jan 1985- ?], Christine Baranski (as "Bonnie") [from 2 Jan 1985- ?], Alison Bartlett (as "Donna") [from 10 Dec 1984- ?], Candice Bergen (as "Darlene") [from 23 Oct 1984- ?], John Christopher Jones {Sunday matinées only} (as "Eddie"/Alternate) [from 18 Nov 1984- ?], (as "Eddie") [from 5 Feb 1985- ?], Frank Langella (as "Eddie" [from 12 Mar 1985- ?], Harris Laskawy (as "Phil") [from 2 Jan 1985- ?], Natalia Nogulich, John Rubinstein (as "Eddie") [from 2 Jan 1985- ?], Kevin Spacey (as "Artie"), Lauren Tom (as "Donna") [from 10 Dec 1984- ?], Christopher Walken (as "Mickey"). Produced by Icarus Productions and Frederick M. Zollo. Produced in association with Ivan Bloch and ERB Productions. Associate Producer: William P. Suter.
  • (1979) Stage: Directed D.L. Coburn's "The Gin Game" at the Lyric Theatre in London, England, with Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy in the cast.
  • (1960) Stage: Appeared in "Broadway Evening" on Broadway. Also in cast: Elaine May.
  • (1980) Stage: Directed "Gilda Live!", Winter Garden Theater, NYC. Cast: Gilda Radner.
  • Fools (1981). Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Incidental music by John Rubinstein. Directed by Mike Nichols. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 6 Apr 1981- 9 May 1981 (40 performances + 14 previews that began on 25 Apr 1981). Cast: John Rubinstein (as "Leon Tolchinsky"), Harold Gould (as "Doctor Zubritsky"), Gerald Hiken (as "Snetsky"), Joseph Leon (as "Mishkin"), David Lipman (as "Slovitch"), Pamela Reed (as "Sophia Zubritsky"), Richard B. Shull (as "Gregor Yousekevitch"), Florence Stanley (as "Yenchna"), Fred Stuthman (as "Magistrate"), Mary Louise Wilson (as "Lenya Zubritsky"). Produced by Emanuel Azenberg.
  • (2006) He directed John Du Prez and Eric Idle's musical, "Spamalot," at the Palace Theatre in London, England with Tim Curry, Christopher Sieber, David Birrell, Tom Goodman-Hill, Robert Hands, Darren Southworth, Tony Timberlake, and Hannah Waddingham in the cast.
  • (March 13, 1957) He acted in Aristophanes' play, "Lysistrata," in a Playwrights Theatre Club Production at the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Vicki Cummings (Lysistrata), Elaine May, Severn Darden, Barbara Harris, Andrew Duncan, and Jeffrey Sweet in the cast. Paul Sills and Bernie Sahlins were directors.
  • (May 15, 1957) He played Lucky in Samuel Beckett's play, "Waiting for Godot," at the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Louis Zorich (Estragon); Harvey Korman (Vladimir); Moultrie Patten (Pozzo) and Andrew Duncan (a young man) in the cast
  • (1988) He directed Samuel Beckett's play, "Waiting for Godot," at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on Broadway in New York City with F. Murray Abraham, Robin Williams, Bill Irwin, and Steve Martin in the cast.
  • (1960) "An Evening with Mike Nichols and Elaine May," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey.
  • (October 17 to November 25, 1972) He directed Neil Simon's play, "The Prisoner of Second Avenue," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Art Carney and Barbara Barrie in the cast.
  • (May 1 to June 20, 1987) He produced Andrew Bergman's play, "Social Security," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Lucie Arnaz and Laurence Luckinbill in the cast. Peter Lawrece was director.
  • (July 7 to September 6, 2009) He directed the musical, "Monty Python's Spamalot," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin wrote the original screenplay. Eric Idle wrote the book and lyrics. John Du Prez and Eric Idle were composers. Casey Nicholaw was choreographer. Tim Hatley was scenic designer.
  • (1975-1976 season) He directed David Rabe's play, "Streamers," in a world premiere at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut before transferred to Broadway in New York City. Tony Walton was set designer. Bill Walker was costume designer. Ronald Wallace was lighting designer.
  • (1976-1977 season) He directed D.L. Coburn's play, "The Gin Game," at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut with Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn in the cast before transferred to Broadway in New York City. David Mitchell was set designer. Bill Walker was costume designer. Ronald Wallace was lighting designer.
  • (November 15 to December 23, 1979) He and Tommy Tune directed the musical, "Double Feature," in a world premiere at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. Jeffrey Moss wrote the book, lyrics and music. Tony Walton was set designer. D. Granata and M. Stuart were costume designers. Wally Harper was conductor. Jennifer Tipton was lighting designer.

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