Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Eugene Joseph Blackman Biography (1922-)
Addresses: Home: 51 Sumner Street, Milton, MA, 02186; Office: Northeastern University, Department of Drama, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, 02115.
- director, writer, educator
- Plays--My Sister Eileen, Night of January 16, Finian's Rainbow, The Browning Version, If Men Played Cards as Women Do, 1952-53; The Philadelphia Story, Joan of Lorraine, Allegro, Born Yesterday, 1953-54; The Barretts of Wimpole Street, The Male Animal, Paint Your Wagon, My Three Angels, 1954-55; Ah! Wilderness, All MY Sons, South Pacific, Dial "M" forMurder, 1955-56; You Can't Take it With You, Our Town, Kiss Me, Kate, John Loves Mary, 1956-57; The Man Who Came to Dinner, Dark of theMoon, Oklahoma!, The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, 1957-58, Pygmalion,The Great Sebastians, Carousel, A View from the Bridge, 1958-59; Teahouse of the August Moon, Tea and Sympathy, Fanny, The Mousetrap, 1959-60;Life with Father, Anastasia, South Pacific, Good News, 1960-61; TheDiary of Anne Frank, George Washington Slept Here, Once Upon a Mattress, TheFantasticks, 1961-62; The Skin of Our Teeth, Picnic, Finian's Rainbow, The Gazebo, 1962-63; Dark of the Moon, The Pursuit of Happiness,A View from the Bridge, Take Me Along, 1963-64; Twelfth Night, The World of Carl Sandburg, Carnival, 1964-65; The Imaginary Invalid, Born Yesterday, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Angel Street, 1965-66; A Streetcar Named Desire, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, 1966-67; The Boys from Syracuse, Come Back Little Sheba,1967-68; Detective Story, Lysistrata, Once Upon a Mattress, The ReluctantDragon, Tom Sawyer, Androcles and His Pal, 1968-69; Rashomon, Mandragola, Celebration, 1969-70; Dark of the Moon, Antigone, Canterbury Tales, 1970-71; A Flea in Her Ear, The Adding Machine, Anyone Can Whistle, 1971-72; Tartuffe, Kiss Me, Kate, 1972-73; A Streetcar Named Desire, Two Gentlemen of Verona, 1973-74; A View from the Bridge, Guysand Dolls, 1974-75; You Can't Take it with You, Paint Your Wagon, 1975-76; Scapino!, A Funny Thing, etc., 1976-77; My Sister Eileen, Damn Yankees, 1977-78; Pygmalion, Promises, Promises, 1978-79;The Mousetrap, The Fantasticks, 1979-80; Marriage Is ... (an adaptation of School for Wives), Carnival, 1980-81; Androcles and the Lion (a children's play), Grease, 1981-82, The Princess and theSwineherd (a children's play), Pippin, 1982-83.
- Professor of drama, chairperson, Northeastern University, 1960-82; professor of drama, Northeastern University, 1982-present.
- The Imaginary Invalid (adaptation), Phaedra (adaptation with Mort Kaplan), Lysistrata (adaptation), Tartuffe (adaptation), Marriage Is ... (adaptationof Molière's School for Wives).
- co-editor with Eliot Norton, The Actor in America: The Problem and thePromise, 1965; co-editor with Mort Kaplan, The Playwright in America, 1966; contributor, International Encyclopedia of Higher Education, 1977.
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