Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Michael Dewell Biography (1931-)
Born March 21, 1931, in West Haven, CT; son of Mansfield Humphrey (an engineer) and Rolly (Dwy) Dewell; married Nina Foch, October 31, 1967. Addresses: OFFICE--National Repertory Theatre, P.O. Box 1884, Beverly Hills, CA 90213.
- Birth Details
- March 21, 1931
- West Haven, Connecticut, United States
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Director, The Heiress, Carnegie Hall Theatre, New York City, 1954.
- assistant producer, stage manager, Dragon's Mouth, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1955.
- assistant producer, stage manager, Dandy Dick, Cherry Lane Theatre, 1956.
- The Crucible, The Seagull, both Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1964.
- Tonight at 8:30, The Imaginary Invalid, A Touch of the Poet, all AmericanNational Theatre Academy Playhouse, New York City, 1967.
- John Brown's Body, She Stoops to Conquer, The Comedy of Errors.
- all Ford's Theatre, Washington, DC, 1968.
- As You Like It, Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, all Los Angeles Free Shakespeare Festival, Los Angeles, CA, 1963.
- The Turn of the Screw (opera), Anatol, both American Festival, Boston Arts Center, Boston, MA, 1974.
- translator, Blood Wedding, The Shoemaker's Prodigious Wife, both Theatre/Theatro, Los Angeles, CA, 1985.
- Producer with the National Repertory Theatre: Hedda Gabler, Liliom, both1963.
- Ring Around the Moon, She Stoops to Conquer, both 1965.
- The Madwoman of Chaillot, 1966.
- The Rivals, The Trojan Women, A Touch of the Poet, all 1966.
- As You Like It, 1973.
- Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, both 1974.
- Also L'il Abner; Hotel Universe, all with the National Repertory Theatre.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Performed in Kiss and Tell, U.S. cities, 1954.
- Mary Stuart, U.S. cities, 1959-60, then 1962.
- Once Upon a Mattress, U.S. cities, 1959-60.
- Elizabeth the Queen, U.S. cities, 1961.
- Ring Around the Moon, The Crucible, The Seagull, all U.S. cities, 1964.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; SPECIALS PRODUCER
- "Mary Stuart," Play of the Week, WNTA, 1962.
- Inaugural Night at Ford's, 1968.
- CBS All-Star Gala.
- Also produced over 200 television programs for WRAMC-TV.
Writings;PLAYS; SEE PRODUCTION DETAILS ABOVE
- Translator (with Carmen Zapata), Blood Wedding, The Shoemaker's Prodigious Wife, 1985.
- Also translated (with Zapata) Yerma, 1981; House of Bernarda Alba, 1982;Child of the Moon (opera), 1985.
- Ole Hollywood, 1987.
- Editor, Hell and High Water (short story anthology), 1956.
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