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Ellis Rabb

Director, Performer, Producer, Writer, Artistic Director
( b. Jun 20, 1930 Memphis, Tennessee, USA - d. Jan 11, 1998 Memphis, Tennessee, USA ) Male
Relations: Husband of Rosemary Harris (December 4, 1959 - 1967) divorced


Productions Date of Productions
The Loves of Anatol
[Play, Original]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Book adapted by Ellis Rabb
Mar 06, 1985 - Apr 14, 1985
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb
    • Boris Kolenkhov - Replacement
Apr 04, 1983 - Jan 01, 1984
The Philadelphia Story
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Nov 14, 1980 - Jan 04, 1981
The Man Who Came to Dinner
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: Ellis Rabb [Sheridan Whiteside]
Jun 26, 1980 - Sep 07, 1980
Caesar and Cleopatra
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Feb 24, 1977 - Mar 05, 1977
The Royal Family
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb
    • Tony Cavendish - Replacement (Jan 12, 1976 - ?)
Dec 30, 1975 - Jul 18, 1976
Edward II
[Play, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Oct 21, 1975 - Oct 25, 1975
Who's Who in Hell
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Dec 09, 1974 - Dec 14, 1974
Veronica's Room
[Play, Thriller, Original]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Oct 25, 1973 - Dec 29, 1973
A Streetcar Named Desire
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Apr 26, 1973 - Jul 29, 1973
The Merchant of Venice
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Mar 01, 1973 - Apr 07, 1973
Enemies
[Play, Original]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Nov 09, 1972 - Dec 16, 1972
Twelfth Night
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Mar 02, 1972 - Apr 08, 1972
The Grass Harp
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Nov 02, 1971 - Nov 06, 1971
Private Lives
[Play, Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Revival]
  • Originally produced by APA (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director)
Dec 04, 1969 - May 30, 1970
Hamlet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Hamlet]
Mar 03, 1969 - Apr 26, 1969
Cock-A-Doodle Dandy
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Shanaar]
Jan 20, 1969 - Apr 26, 1969
The Misanthrope
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Oct 09, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969
The Cocktail Party
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Oct 07, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969
The Show Off
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Sep 13, 1968 - Sep 28, 1968
Pantagleize
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Pantagleize]
Sep 03, 1968 - Sep 12, 1968
The Cherry Orchard
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Mar 19, 1968 - Jun 22, 1968
Exit the King
[Play, Original]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Produced by Ellis Rabb
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
Jan 09, 1968 - Jun 22, 1968
The Show Off
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Artistic Director: Ellis Rabb
Dec 05, 1967 - Jun 22, 1968
Pantagleize
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Produced by Ellis Rabb
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Pantagleize]
  • Artistic Director: Ellis Rabb
Nov 30, 1967 - Jun 22, 1968
War and Peace
[Play, Original]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Mar 21, 1967 - Jun 17, 1967
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Boris Kolenkhov], Alternate
Feb 10, 1967 - Feb 1967
The Wild Duck
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Gregers Werle], Alternate
Jan 11, 1967 - Jun 17, 1967
We, Comrades Three
[Play, Original]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
Dec 20, 1966 - Dec 1966
Right You Are If You Think You Are
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Governor], Alternate
Nov 22, 1966 - Dec 1966
The School for Scandal
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Produced by APA-Phoenix Repertory Company
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Joseph Surface]
Nov 21, 1966 - Jan 1967
You Can't Take It With You
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Revival]
  • Directed by Ellis Rabb
  • Originally produced by APA (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director)
Nov 23, 1965 - Jun 18, 1966
Jolly's Progress
[Play, Original]
  • Understudy: Ellis Rabb [David Adams]
  • Also Starring: Ellis Rabb [Reverend Furze]
Dec 05, 1959 - Dec 12, 1959
The Great God Brown
[Play, Revival]
  • Produced by Association of Producing Artists (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director)
Oct 06, 1959 - Nov 01, 1959
Look After Lulu
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [General Koschnadieff]
Mar 03, 1959 - Apr 04, 1959
Mary Stuart
[Play, Revival]
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Sir WiIliam Davison]
Oct 08, 1957 - Nov 24, 1957
The Duchess of Malfi
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Doctor]
Mar 19, 1957 - Apr 07, 1957
The Taming of the Shrew
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [A Pedant]
Feb 20, 1957 - Mar 10, 1957
Measure for Measure
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Ellis Rabb [Froth]
Jan 22, 1957 - Feb 17, 1957
1976 Tony Award® Best Direction of a Play
winnerThe Royal Family [winner]
Directed by Ellis Rabb
1976 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play
winnerThe Royal Family [winner]
Directed by Ellis Rabb
1968 Tony Award® Special Award
nominee APA-Phoenix Repertory Company [recipient]
1966 Tony Award® Best Direction of a Play
 You Can't Take It With You [nominee]
Directed by Ellis Rabb
1962 Drama Desk Award Vernon Rice Award
winner Association of Producing Artists (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director) (for its entire repertory season) [winner]
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