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Jack Garfein Biography (1930-)
Full name, Jacob Garfein; born July 2, 1930, in Mukacevo, Czechoslovakia; sonof Herman (in business) and Blanka (Spiegel) Garfein; married Carroll Baker(an actress), April 5, 1955 (divorced, 1969); children: Blanche Baker, Herschel Garfein. Addresses: HOME--61 W. 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023. OFFICE--412 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036.
- Birth Details
- July 2, 1930
- Mukacevo, Czechoslovakia
- STAGE DEBUT--Moritz, The Burning Bush, Rooftop Theatre, New York City, 1948, for fifty performances.
- FIRST NEW YORK STAGE WORK--Director, End As a Man, Theatre de Lys, 1953.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Director, Girls of Summer, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1956.
- director, The Sin of Pat Muldoon, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1957.
- director, Shadow of a Gunman, Bijou Theatre, New York City, 1958.
- director, Anna Christie, Huntington Hartford Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 1965.
- director, Don't Go Gentle, Schonberg Hall, University of California, LosAngeles, 1967.
- director, How Tall Is Toscanini?, Schonberg Hall, 1968.
- producer, The Price, Festival of the Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy, then Playhouse Theatre, New York City, 1979.
- producer, The American Clock, Festival of the Two Worlds, then Charleston, SC, both 1979, later Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1980.
- producer (with Kilian C. Ganly), All Strange Away, Samuel Beckett Theatre, New York City, 1984.
- producer, Avner the Eccentric, Lamb's Theatre, New York City, then SamuelBeckett Theatre, 1984.
- producer, Endgame, Samuel Beckett Theatre, then Cherry Lane Theatre, NewYork City, 1984.
- producer (with Lucille Lortel), Rockaby, Samuel Beckett Theatre, 1984.
- director, "Ohio Impromptu," "Catastrophe," and "What Where" as The Beckett Plays, Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K., then (as producer also) Warehouse Theatre, London, 1984, later Jerusalem Festival, Jerusalem, Israel, 1985.
- director, Master Harold ... and the boys, Renaud-Barrault Theatre, Paris,France, 1985.
- producer (with Carmella Ross and Ellen Oppenheim), The Importance of Being Earnest, Samuel Beckett Theatre, 1985.
- Also producer, California Reich, New York City, 1978; producer, Flying Blind, New York City, 1979; producer, Paris Was Yesterday, These Men, both NewYork City, 1980; director, Arms and the Man, Drury Lane Theatre, Chicago, IL;director, The Sponsor, Westwood Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA.
- ALL AS PRODUCER WITH THE HAROLD CLURMAN THEATRE,NEW YORK CITY (Also director) The Lesson, 1978.
- The Two-Character Play, 1980.
- The Chekhov Sketchbook, 1981.
- With Love and Laughter, Chucky's Hunch, Birdbath, Crossing the Crab Nebula, all 1982.
- Hannah, (with Lucille Lortel) The Beckett Plays, both 1983.
- For No Good Reason, Childhood, (with Byron Lasky) A Kurt, 1967-71.
- (Translator) August, August, August.
- Co-writer, Something Wild, United Artists, 1961.
- The Farm.
- "A Man Dies," The Web, CBS, 1950.
- Journey to Kenya; On Acting and Directing.
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