Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Alfred De Liagre Biography (1904-)
Born October 6, 1904, in Passaic, NJ; died in New York City of lung cancer, March 5, 1987; son of Alfred, Sr. (a textile manufacturer) and Frida (Unger) De Liagre; married Mary Howard, July 25, 1945; children: one son, one daughter.
- Birth Details
- October 6, 1904
- Passaic, New Jersey, United States
- FIRST STAGE WORK--Assistant stage manager, Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock, NY, 1930.
- FIRST LONDON STAGE WORK--Producer, director, Yes, My Darling Daughter, St. James Theatre, 1937.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- All in New York City unless indicated: Stage manager, Twelfth Night, Maxine Elliott's Theatre, 1930.
- producer (with Richard Aldrich) and director, Three Cornered Hat, Cort Theatre, 1933.
- producer (with Aldrich) and director, By Your Leave, Morosco Theatre, 1934.
- producer (with Aldrich), Pure in Heart, Longacre Theatre, 1934.
- producer (with Aldrich) and director, Petticoat Fever, Ritz Theatre, 1935.
- producer (with Aldrich) and director, Fresh Fields, Empire Theatre, 1936.
- producer, director, Yes, My Darling Daughter, Playhouse Theatre, 1937.
- producer, director, I Am My Youth, Playhouse Theatre, 1938.
- producer, director, Mr. and Mrs. North, Belasco Theatre, 1941.
- producer, director, The Walrus and the Carpenter, Cort Theatre, 1941.
- producer, director, Ask My Friend Sandy, Biltmore Theatre, 1943.
- co-producer, director, Hello Out There, Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA, 1943.
- producer, The Voice of the Turtle, Morosco Theatre, 1943, then PiccadillyTheatre, London, 1947.
- producer, The Mermaids Singing, Empire Theatre, 1945.
- producer, The Druid Circle, Morosco Theatre, 1947.
- producer, director, The Madwoman of Chaillot, Belasco Theatre, 1948, thenSt. James Theatre, London, 1951.
- Producer, director, Second Threshold, Morosco Theatre, 1951.
- director, Amelia Goes to the Ball, The Lovely Galatea, both Central CityOpera, Central City, CO, 1951.
- producer (with John C. Wilson), The Deep Blue Sea, Morosco Theatre, 1952.
- producer (with Roger L. Stevens and Henry Sherek) and director, Escapade,48th Street Theatre, 1953.
- producer (with the Phoenix Theatre), The Golden Apple, Alvin Theatre, 1954.
- producer, Janus, Plymouth Theatre, 1955, then Aldwych Theatre, London, 1957.
- producer, director, Nature's Way, Coronet Theatre, 1957.
- producer, The Girls in 509, Belasco Theatre, 1958.
- producer, J.B., American National Theatre Academy (ANTA) Playhouse, 1958.
- producer (with Roger L. Stevens, in association with Laurence Olivier), The Tumbler, Helen Hayes Theatre, 1960.
- producer, Kwamina, 54th Street Theatre, 1961.
- producer (with Joseph E. Levine), Photo Finish, Brooks Atkinson Theatre,1963.
- producer, The Irregular Verb to Love, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 1963.
- director, Janus, Paper Mill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ, 1965.
- director, Love in E Flat, Paper Mill Playhouse, 1967.
- producer (with Martha Scott), The Time of Your Life, Eisenhower Theatre,Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, 1972.
- producer (with Stevens), Deathtrap, Music Box Theatre, 1978.
- producer (with Stevens), On Your Toes, St. James Theatre, 1983.
- As producer for the American National Theatre Academy, presented numerousproductions by regional companies at the ANTA Playhouse, New York City, including: The Three Sisters, Tiny Alice, A Flea in Her Ear, all American Conservatory Theatre, 1969.
- Sganarelle, Songs from Milkwood, both National Theatre of the Deaf, 1969.
- Our Town, Plumstead Playhouse, 1969.
- Henry V, American Shakespeare Festival production, 1969.
- No Place to Be Somebody, New York Shakespeare Festival production, 1969.
- Watercolor, Criss-Crossing, both Playwrights Unit of the Actors Studio, 1970.
- Gloria and Esperanza, La Mama Experimental Theatre Company, 1970.
- Harvey, Phoenix Theatre Company, 1970.
- The Cherry Orchard, John Fernald Company, 1970.
- Wilson in the Promise Land, Trinity Square Repertory Company, 1970.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK
- Director, Springtime for Henry, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1934.
- producer, The Voice of the Turtle, Warner Brothers, 1947.
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