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Malcolm Black Biography (1928-)
Addresses: Office: The Playhouse, PO Box 566, Fredericton, NB, CanadaE3B 5A6.
From 1957 to 1959 Mr. Black served as production manager for the Crest Theatre, Toronto; he was administrator, 1959-61, of the American Shakespeare Festival Academy; he served as artistic director, 1964-67, of the Vancouver Playhouse; since 1978 he has been artistic director of Theatre New Brunswick.
- director, producer, writer
- Birth Details
- May 13, 1928
- Liverpool, England, United States
Ghosts, Hart House Theatre, Toronto; The Pillars of Society, Crest Theatre, Toronto; The Pleasure of His Company, Hunterdon Hills, NJ; The Thracian Horses, New York; The Curate's Play, NewYork; Critics Choice, Playhouse in the Park, Philadelphia; A Thousand Clowns, Palm Beach; Julius Caesar, Beverly, MA; Lord Pengo, Pocono Playhouse; The Hostage, Playhouse Theatre Company of Vancouver, BC; The Sound of Music, Anything Goes, Finian's Rainbow, Gypsy, Rainbow Stage, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Come Live with Me (world premiere), Westport, CT; Like Father Like Fun (world premiere), Playhouse Theatre Company of Vancouver, BC; Big Soft Nellie (North American premiere). Vancouver International Festival; Count Down to Armageddon (worldpremiere), Playhouse Theatre Company of Vancouver, BC; The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi, Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles; Enrico IV, NorthCarolina school of the Arts; A Midsummer Night's Dream, Inner City Repertory, Los Angeles; Oedipus Rex, National Shakespeare Company; The Fourth Monkey (world premiere) Playhouse Theatre Company of Vancouver, BC; Shelley, University of Washington, Seattle; Tosca, Seattle Opera Association; Crabdance (world premiere), ACT Seattle; Hobson's Choice, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg; The Way of the World, Long Wharf, New Haven, CT; House of Blue Leaves, Juilliard Drama Division; A Taste of Honey, Queen's College, New York; TheTaming of the Shrew, Walnut Street, Philadelphia; Bittersweet, St.Louis Municipal Opera; Hunting Stuart, Festival Lenoxville, Quebec; The Speckled Band, St. Lawrence Center, Toronto; Waltz of the Toreadors, Theatre Plus, Toronto; The Taming of the Shrew, Alliance, Atlanta; Hansel & Gretel, The Guelph Spring Festival, Ontario; TheReturn of A. J. Raffles (North American premiere), Theatre New Brunswick/The Neptune Theatre, Halifax, NS; Arms and the Man, National TheatreSchool, Montreal; Murder Game (world premiere). Theatre New Brunswick,Fredericton, NB; many others.
- Professor of Drama/Theatre: University of Washington, 1968-70; City University of New York, 1970-74; York University, 1974-78.
- Books--From First Reading to First Night, University of WashingtonPress.
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