THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Three-Time Tony Nominee Mark Bramble Shares His Theatregoing Experiences
By Andrew Gans
Playbill.com's new feature series, Their Favorite Things, asks members of the theatre community to share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.
This week we spotlight the choices of Tony-nominated director-librettist Mark Bramble (42nd Street, The Grand Tour), currently represented in the U.K. by the acclaimed Chichester production of Barnum, which continues through Aug. 31.
(Clicking on a name bolded in blue will take readers to that actor or show's entry in the Playbill Vault.)
James Earl Jones as Jack Jefferson in Howard Sackler's The Great White Hope
Pearl Bailey as Dolly Levi in Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's Hello, Dolly!
Tammy Grimes as Amanda in Noel Coward's Private Lives at the Broadhurst Theatre
Colleen Dewhurst and Jason Robards in Eugene O'Neill's A Moon For The Misbegotten at the Morosco Theatre
Ethel Merman as Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! at the St. James Theatre
Angela Lansbury as Prettybelle Sweet in Prettybelle at the Shubert Theatre, Boston
Richard Burton as Dr. Martin Dysart in Peter Shaffar's Equus at the Plymouth Theatre, 1974
Judi Dench as Cleopatra in Shakespeare's Antony And Cleopatra at the National Theatre
Mark Rylance in Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem at the Music Box Theatre
James Cordon in Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors at the Music Box Theatre
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