B. H. Barry Biography (1940-)

Born Barry Halliday, February 19, 1940; son of Ronald (an architect) and Dorothy (Mansell) Halliday. Addresses: AGENT--Jerold Couture, 551 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10176.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Bell boy, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm FeelingSo Sad, Piccadilly Theatre, London, 1962, for forty-eight performances.
  • FIRST NEW YORK WORK--Fight choreographer, Hot Grog, Marymount Manhattan Theatre, 1978.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK; ALL AS FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHER AND STUNT DIRECTOR UNLESS INDICATED
  • Hamlet, Arena Stage, Washington, DC, 1978.
  • Cyrano de Bergerac, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1979, then CenterStage, Baltimore, MD, 1979, later Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA, then Santa Fe Stage Festival, Santa Fe, NM.
  • Holeville, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, 1979.
  • Othello, New York Shakespeare Festival (NYSF), Delacorte Theatre, New York City, 1979.
  • Hamlet, Mary Stuart, both Circle Repertory Company, New York City, 1979.
  • Macbeth, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1980.
  • Frankenstein, Palace Theatre, New York City, then Toronto Arts Theatre, Toronto, ON, Canada, both 1981.
  • Hamlet, Players State Theatre, Coconut Grove, FL, 1981.
  • Twelfth Night, As You Like It, both Shakespeare and Company, Lenox, MA, 1981.
  • Henry V, Othello, both American Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, CT, 1981.
  • Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, both Dallas Shakespeare Festival, Dallas, TX, 1981.
  • After the Prize, Marymount Manhattan Theatre, New York City, 1981.
  • director, Cyrano de Bergerac, Alley Theatre, Houston, TX, 1981.
  • Henry IV, Part I, NYSF, Delacorte Theatre, then American Shakespeare Theatre, 1982.
  • Hamlet, NYSF, Public Theatre, New York City, 1982.
  • Mary Stuart, Public Theatre, 1982.
  • Some Men Need Help, 47th Street Theatre, New York City, 1982.
  • Geniuses, Playwrights Horizons, Douglas Fairbanks Theatre, New York City,1982.
  • Othello, Winter Garden Theatre, New York City, 1982.
  • The Woods, Second Stage, New York City, 1982.
  • Twelfth Night, Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, all Shakespeare and Company, 1982.
  • Extremities, West Side Arts Theatre/Cheryl Crawford Theatre, New York City, 1982.
  • A View from the Bridge, Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1983.
  • Heartbreak House, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1983.
  • Noises Off, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 1983.
  • Friends, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1983.
  • Full Hook Up, Circle Repertory Theatre, New York City, 1983.
  • Richard III, NYSF, Delacorte Theatre, 1983.
  • Macbeth, Ark Theatre Company, New York City, 1983.
  • Night Is Mother to the Day, Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1984.
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, both Shakespeare and Company, 1984.
  • Cinders, Fen, Found a Peanut all Public Theatre, 1984.
  • Henry V, The Ballad of Soapy Smith, both NYSF, Public Theatre, 1984.
  • Romance Language, Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1984.
  • Requiem for a Heavyweight, Martin Beck Theatre, New York City, 1985.
  • The Boys of Winter, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1985.
  • Big River, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1985.
  • I'm Not Rappaport, American Place Theatre, then Booth Theatre, both New York City, 1985.
  • Aunt Dan and Lemon, Rum and Coke, both Public Theatre, 1986.
  • Little Footsteps, Playwrights Horizons, 1986.
  • Sleight of Hand, Cort Theatre, New York City, 1987.
  • King Lear, Acting Company, New York City.
  • Troilus and Cressida, Yale Repertory Theatre.
  • Mahagonny (opera), Metropolitan Opera House, New York City.
  • Passione, Playwrights Horizons.
  • Mary Stuart, Hamlet, both Circle Repertory Company.
  • True West, Public Theatre, Mass Appeal, Booth Theatre.
  • Romeo and Juliet, Alley Theatre, then Long Wharf Theatre, later La JollaPlayhouse, La Jolla, CA.
  • Henry IV, Part I, Public Theatre.
  • Three Musketeers, Hartman Theatre, Stamford, CT.
  • As You Like It, Arena Stage, Macbeth, Metropolitan Opera House.
  • Twelfth Night, Two Gentlemen of Verona, both NYSF, Delacorte Theatre.
  • Porgy and Bess (opera), Metropolitan Opera House.
  • Lucky Spot, Manhattan Theatre Club.
  • Borges and Himself, INTAR Theatre, New York City.
  • The Widow Clare, Circle in the Square Downtown, New York City.
  • Roanoak, American Playhouse, New York City.
  • Also, Island of the Mighty, Titus Andronicus, Anthony and Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, As You Like It, Women Pirates, Too True to Be Good, Bewitched, The Taming of the Shrew, Julius Caesar, all Royal Shakespeare Company, London; director, Toad of Toad Hall, Pittsburgh, PA; Camelot, New York City.
  • TELEVISION DEBUT--Billy Bunter, Dixon of Dock Green.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES
  • Mike Douglas Show, syndicated.
  • Late Night with David Letterman, NBC.
  • The Morning Show, CBS.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK; ALL AS FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHER SPECIALS
  • Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Macbeth, Anthony and Cleopatra, Tales of Hoffman,The Legend of King Arthur, all BBC.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
  • Prefect, French Mistress, 1960.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM WORK; FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHER
  • Crossed Swords, Warner Brothers, 1978.
  • The Pirates of Penzance, Universal, 1983.
  • Also Macbeth.

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