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Richard Seff
RICHARD SEFF has spent 60 years in the theatrical jungle as actor, playwright, columnist and critic, agent, librettist, investor and now memoirist. He first acted professionally in 1946 and his last engagement was in 2008. He took a 22 year leave of absence from the stage after a long run on Broadway in support of Claude Rains and on tour with Edward G. Robinson in the prize winning Darkness At Noon. During those 22 years he was an agent representing artists in the musical theatre on Broadway. He left the agency in 1974 at the height of his career to return to the stage. He is the author of Paris is Out! which brightened Broadway in 1970 for 104 performances. The musical Shine! for which he wrote the book, won a National Music Theater Festival Award in 2001 and has been published by Samuel French, Inc. and recorded by Original Cast Albums. He currently writes the New York Theatre Buzz column for www.dctheatrescene.com.

Bio as of September, 2009.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

TBL - This Is Broadway (audio)
Donald Pippin - Listen Now.
Constance Towers - Listen Now.
Peter Yates - Listen Now.
Martin Charnin - Listen Now.
Richard Kiley - Listen Now.
Dennis Rosa - Listen Now.
Cecilia Hart - Listen Now.
Cy Coleman - Listen Now.
Jules Feiffer - Listen Now.
Marge Redmond - Listen Now.
Jerry Orbach - Listen Now.
James Earl Jones - Listen Now.
Jessica James - Listen Now.
Joseph Abaldo - Listen Now.
Lou Jacobi - Listen Now.
Peter Evans - Listen Now.
Judd Hirsch - Listen Now.
Martin Balsam - Listen Now.
Yul Brynner - Listen Now.
John Wood - Listen Now.
Betsy Palmer - Listen Now.
Meryl Streep - Listen Now.
John Kander - Listen Now.
Jack Gilford - Listen Now.
Robert LuPone - Listen Now.
Arthur T. Birsh - Listen Now.
Stephen Schwartz - Listen Now.
Florence Klotz - Listen Now.
Betty Comden and Adolph Green - Listen Now.
Richard Seff - Listen Now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)