Alfred Drake

Director, Performer, Writer
( b. Oct 07, 1914 Bronx, New York, USA - d. Jul 25, 1992 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Also known as:     Alfred Capurro
Relations:Husband of Harvey Brown (March 10, 1944 - July 25, 1992) his death

Broadway Production Credits

The Skin of Our Teeth
Play, Comedy, Revival
Sep 09, 1975 - Sep 13, 1975
Starring: Alfred Drake [Mr. Antrobus]

Gigi
Musical, Comedy, Original
Nov 13, 1973 - Feb 10, 1974
Starring: Alfred Drake [Honoré Lachaille]

Song of the Grasshopper
Play, Comedy, Original
Sep 28, 1967 - Sep 30, 1967
Performer: Alfred Drake [Aristobulo]

Those That Play the Clowns
Play, Original
Nov 24, 1966 - Nov 26, 1966
Performer: Alfred Drake [Soren Brandes]

Hamlet
Play, Tragedy, Revival
Apr 09, 1964 - Aug 08, 1964
Starring: Alfred Drake [Claudius]

Rugantino
Musical, Original
Feb 06, 1964 - Feb 29, 1964
Translated by Alfred Drake

Lorenzo
Play, Original
Feb 14, 1963 - Feb 16, 1963
Performer: Alfred Drake [Lorenzo]

Kean
Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original
Nov 02, 1961 - Jan 20, 1962
Starring: Alfred Drake [Edmund Kean]

Love Me Little
Play, Comedy, Original
Apr 14, 1958 - Apr 19, 1958
Directed by Alfred Drake

Kismet
Musical, Original
Dec 03, 1953 - Apr 23, 1955
Starring: Alfred Drake [Public Poet, later called Hajj]

The Gambler
Play, Melodrama, Original
Oct 13, 1952 - Nov 01, 1952
Performer: Alfred Drake [David Petri]
Book adapted by Alfred Drake

Courtin' Time
Musical, Comedy, Original
Jun 13, 1951 - Jul 14, 1951
Staged by Alfred Drake

The King and I
Musical, Comedy, Drama, Original
Mar 29, 1951 - Mar 20, 1954
Starring: Alfred Drake
The King of Siam - Replacement (Apr 06, 1953 - Jun 20, 1953)

The Liar
Musical, Comedy, Original
May 18, 1950 - May 27, 1950
Directed by Alfred Drake
Book by Alfred Drake

Kiss Me, Kate
Musical, Comedy, Original
Dec 30, 1948 - Jul 28, 1951
Starring: Alfred Drake
Fred Graham / Petruchio - (Dec 30, 1948 - Jun 03, 1950)

Joy to the World
Play, Original
Mar 18, 1948 - Jul 03, 1948
Starring: Alfred Drake [Alexander Soren]

The Cradle Will Rock
Musical, Revival
Dec 26, 1947 - Feb 07, 1948
Performer: Alfred Drake [Larry Foreman]

Beggar's Holiday
Musical, Original
Dec 26, 1946 - Mar 29, 1947
Starring: Alfred Drake [MacHeath]

Sing Out, Sweet Land
Musical, Revue, Original
Dec 27, 1944 - Mar 24, 1945
Starring: Alfred Drake [Barnaby Goodchild]

Oklahoma!
Musical, Comedy, Original
Mar 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948
Starring: Alfred Drake [Curly]

Yesterday's Magic
Play, Original
Apr 14, 1942 - May 30, 1942
Performer: Alfred Drake [Robert]

As You Like It
Play, Comedy, Revival
Oct 20, 1941 - Oct 25, 1941
Performer: Alfred Drake [Orlando]

Out of the Frying Pan
Play, Original
Feb 11, 1941 - May 10, 1941
Performer: Alfred Drake [Norman Reese]

Two For The Show
Musical, Revue, Original
Feb 08, 1940 - May 25, 1940
Performer: Alfred Drake [Visitor, Clifton Sharp, Piano Player, "The All-Girl Band" Singer, Rich Man, Tony, "At Last It's Love" Dancer, "Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer]

The Straw Hat Revue
Musical, Revue, Original
Sep 29, 1939 - Dec 02, 1939
Performer: Alfred Drake

One For the Money
Musical, Revue, Original
Feb 04, 1939 - May 27, 1939
Performer: Alfred Drake [The Brother, Mr. Fuller, Orson Welles, The Groom, The Manager, Reporter, Singer]

The Two Bouquets
Musical, Operetta, Original
May 31, 1938 - Jul 16, 1938
Performer: Alfred Drake [Albert Porter]

Babes in Arms
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 14, 1937 - Dec 18, 1937
Performer: Alfred Drake [Marshall Blackstone, The High Priest]

White Horse Inn
Musical, Comedy, Original
Oct 01, 1936 - Apr 10, 1937
Performer: Alfred Drake [Singing Ensemble]

Trial by Jury & H.M.S. Pinafore
Trial by Jury
Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival
Aug 12, 1935 - Sep 04, 1935
Performer: Alfred Drake [Juror]
H.M.S. Pinafore
Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Revival
Aug 12, 1935 - Sep 04, 1935
Performer: Alfred Drake [Chorus]

The Gondoliers
Musical, Operetta, Revival
Aug 05, 1935 - Aug 31, 1935
Performer: Alfred Drake [Chorus]

The Yeomen of the Guard
Musical, Operetta, Revival
Jul 29, 1935 - Aug 28, 1935
Performer: Alfred Drake [Ensemble, First Citizen]

The Pirates of Penzance
Musical, Operetta, Revival
Jul 22, 1935 - Aug 24, 1935
Performer: Alfred Drake [Ensemble]

The Mikado
Musical, Operetta, Revival
Jul 15, 1935 - Sep 07, 1935
Performer: Alfred Drake [Ensemble]

Awards and Nominations

1990 Tony Award® Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre

nomineeAlfred Drake   [recipient]

1974 Tony Award® Best Actor in a Musical

Gigi [nominee]
Starring: Alfred Drake

1962 Tony Award® Best Actor in a Musical

Kean [nominee]
Starring: Alfred Drake

1954 Tony Award® Best Actor in a Musical

nomineeKismet [winner]
Starring: Alfred Drake

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