Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Michael Warre Biography (1922-)
Born June 18, 1922, in London, England; son of Felix (in the British Army) and Marjorie (Hamilton) Warre; married Isabel Herrin Bain. Addresses: HOMES--One Thornhill Grive, London, N1, England; Rue de la Foret, L'Epine 85, France.
- Birth Details
- June 18, 1922
- London, England
- STAGE DEBUT--Albert Frenand, The Count of Monte Cristo, Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, U.K., 1939.
- LONDON STAGE DEBUT--Intimate Theatre, 1940.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- John, Fishing for Shadows, Threshold Theatre, London, 1940.
- Petruchio, The Taming of the Shrew, and title role, Hamlet, both TheatreRoyal, York, U.K., 1943.
- Stanley Perrins, Blow Your Own Trumpet, Playhouse Theatre, London, 1943.
- Maas Moens, Peer Gynt, and Hastings, Richard III, both Old Vic Company, New Theatre, London, 1944.
- Prince Hal, Henry IV, Parts I and II, New Theatre, 1945.
- second messenger, Oedipus Rex, and Sir Walter Raleigh, The Critic, both New Theatre, 1945, then Century Theatre, New York City, 1946.
- Edgar, King Lear, Christian, Cyrano de Bergerac, Surly, The Alchemist, and Sir Pierce of Exton, Richard II, all Old Vic Company, New Theatre, 1946.
- Tom Fashion, The Relapse, Phoenix Theatre, London, 1948.
- Andrey Sergueevitch Prozoroff, The Three Sisters, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1951.
- Montano, Othello, St. James's Theatre, London, 1951.
- George, Duke of Clarence, Richard III, Christopher Sly, The Taming of theShrew, and Duke of Albany, King Lear, all Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1953.
- Menas, Antony and Cleopatra, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, then Princes Theatre, London, both 1953.
- Eilert Lovborg, Hedda Gabler, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, then WestminsterTheatre, both London, 1954.
- Augustus Peach, Komuso, Arts Theatre, London, 1955.
- Mr. Darling/Captain Hook, Peter Pan, Scala Theatre, London, 1957.
- Jerome Leprieur, Ariadne, Arts Theatre, 1958.
- Alex, The Dream of Peter Mann, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1960.
- Also appeared in various roles at the Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, 1944.
- PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK; ALL AS DIRECTOR, SET DESIGNER,AND COSTUME DESIGNER,UNLESS INDICATED Fight choreographer, King Lear, Shakespeare Memorial TheatreCompany, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1953.
- The Tempest, Toneelgroep Theatre, Arnhem, U.K., 1958.
- The Taming of the Shrew, Ensemble Theatre, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1959.
- The Devil's Disciple, National Theatre, Brussels, Belgium, 1961.
- The Aspern Papers, Toneelgroep Theatre, Amsterdam, 1961.
- Guilio Cesare (opera), Handel Opera Society, London, 1963.
- set and costume designer, The Unknown Soldier and His Wife and The Skin of Our Teeth, both Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, U.K., 1968.
- set and costume designer, The Cocktail Party, Chichester Festival Theatre, then Wyndham's Theatre, London, both 1968.
- set and costume designer, The Doctor's Dilemma, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1972.
Credits; ALL AS SET DESIGNER
- Fishing for Shadows and Holy Isle, both 1942.
- Mr. Bolfry, 1943.
- Scandal at Barchester and It Depends What You Mean, both 1944.
- The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles, Romeo and Juliet, and Hamlet, all1945.
- (also costume designer) Back to Methuselah, Othello, Richard II, Happy asLarry, and Saint Joan, all 1947.
- (also costume designer) The Hidden Years, Cockpit, and Twelfth Night, all1948.
- (also costume designer) The Saxon Saint and Mrs. Warren's Profession, both 1949.
- (also director and costume designer) Woyzeck, 1948.
- (also director and costume designer) Power without Glory, 1949.
- (also director and costume designer) The Tempest, 1950.
- (also director and costume designer) Peregrine Pickle and Early Rising, both 1954.
- (also director and costume designer) A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1957.
- Fight choreographer, King Lear, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company, Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1953.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Bill Stanton, It's a Wise Child, U.K. cities, 1940.
- Eben, Desire under the Elms, U.K. cities, 1941.
- Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Old Vic Company, U.K. cities, 1945.
- Caliban, The Tempest, U.K. cities, 1950.
- Menas, Antony and Cleopatra, European cities, 1953.
- Eilert Lovborg, Hedda Gabler, European cities, 1955.
- Mr. Darling/Captain Hook, Peter Pan, U.K. cities, 1958.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Duke of Gloucester, Henry V, United Artists, 1946.
- Harry Day, Reach for the Sky, Rank, 1957.
- Designing and Making Stage Scenery (non-fiction), 1965.
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