Ellis Rabb

Director, Performer, Producer

Male

Member of
APA (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director)

Born: June 20, 1930
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Died: January 11, 1998
Memphis, Tennessee, USA

 

Roles

Playbill Cover - The Loves of Anatol The Loves of Anatol
Mar. 6, 1985 - Apr. 14, 1985
Director
(Original)
 
    Book Adaptation
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - You Can't Take It With You You Can't Take It With You
Apr. 4, 1983 - Jan. 1, 1984
Boris Kolenkhov Performer
(Replacement)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Philadelphia Story The Philadelphia Story
Nov. 14, 1980 - Jan. 4, 1981
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Man Who Came to Dinner The Man Who Came to Dinner
Jun. 26, 1980 - Sep. 7, 1980
Sheridan Whiteside Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Caesar and Cleopatra Caesar and Cleopatra
Feb. 24, 1977 - Mar. 5, 1977
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Royal Family The Royal Family
Dec. 30, 1975 - Jul. 18, 1976
Director
(Original)
 
    Tony Cavendish
Jan. 12, 1976
Performer
(Replacement)
 
Playbill Cover - Edward II Edward II
Oct. 21, 1975 - Oct. 25, 1975
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Who's Who in Hell Who's Who in Hell
Dec. 9, 1974 - Dec. 14, 1974
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Veronica's Room Veronica's Room
Oct. 25, 1973 - Dec. 29, 1973
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Streetcar Named Desire A Streetcar Named Desire
Apr. 26, 1973 - Jul. 29, 1973
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Merchant of Venice The Merchant of Venice
Mar. 1, 1973 - Apr. 7, 1973
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Enemies Enemies
Nov. 9, 1972 - Dec. 16, 1972
Director
(Original)
 
Twelfth Night
Mar. 2, 1972 - Apr. 8, 1972
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Grass Harp The Grass Harp
Nov. 2, 1971 - Nov. 6, 1971
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Private Lives Private Lives
Dec. 4, 1969 - May 30, 1970
Original Producer
APA (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director)
(Original)
 
Hamlet
Mar. 3, 1969 - Apr. 26, 1969
Hamlet Performer
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Cock-a-Doodle Dandy
Jan. 20, 1969 - Apr. 26, 1969
Shanaar Performer
(Original)
 
Pantagleize
Sep. 3, 1968 - Sep. 12, 1968
Pantagleize Performer
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Exit the King Exit the King
Jan. 9, 1968 - Jun. 22, 1968
Producer
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Show Off The Show Off
Dec. 5, 1967 - Jun. 22, 1968
Artistic Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Pantagleize Pantagleize
Nov. 30, 1967 - Jun. 22, 1968
Producer
(Original)
 
    Pantagleize Performer
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
    Artistic Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - War and Peace War and Peace
Mar. 21, 1967 - Jun. 17, 1967
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - You Can't Take It With You You Can't Take It With You
Feb. 10, 1967 - Feb. 1, 1967
Director
(Original)
 
    Boris Kolenkhov [Alternate] Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Wild Duck The Wild Duck
Jan. 11, 1967 - Jun. 17, 1967
Gregers Werle [Alternate] Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - We, Comrades Three We, Comrades Three
Dec. 20, 1966 - Dec. 1, 1966
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Right You Are If You Think You Are Right You Are If You Think You Are
Nov. 22, 1966 - Dec. 1, 1966
Governor [Alternate] Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The School for Scandal The School for Scandal
Nov. 21, 1966 - Jan. 1, 1967
Joseph Surface Performer
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - You Can't Take It With You You Can't Take It With You
Nov. 23, 1965 - Jun. 18, 1966
Director
(Original)
 
    Original Producer
APA (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director)
(Original)
 
Jolly's Progress
Dec. 5, 1959 - Dec. 12, 1959
David Adams Understudy
(Original)
 
    Reverend Furze Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Great God Brown The Great God Brown
Oct. 6, 1959 - Nov. 1, 1959
Producer
APA (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director)
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Look After Lulu Look After Lulu
Mar. 3, 1959 - Apr. 4, 1959
General Koschnadieff Performer
(Original)
 
Mary Stuart
Oct. 8, 1957 - Nov. 24, 1957
Sir WiIliam Davison Performer
(Original)
 
The Duchess of Malfi
Mar. 19, 1957 - Apr. 7, 1957
Doctor Performer
(Original)
 
The Taming of the Shrew
Feb. 20, 1957 - Mar. 10, 1957
A Pedant Performer
(Original)
 
Measure for Measure
Jan. 22, 1957 - Feb. 17, 1957
Froth Performer
(Original)
 
 

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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1957 Most Promising Male Performer The Misanthrope Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Director of a Play The Royal Family Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1973 Outstanding Director of a Play A Streetcar Named Desire Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1976 Direction of a Play The Royal Family Winner
1966 Direction of a Play You Can't Take It With You Nominee
 
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