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Owen Davis

Director, Writer, Source Material
( b. Jan 29, 1874 Portland, Maine, USA - d. Oct 14, 1956 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Also known as: John Oliver
Relations: Father of Owen Davis, Jr.


Productions Date of Productions
Whoopee!
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Based on "The Nervous Wreck" by Owen Davis
Feb 14, 1979 - Aug 12, 1979
The Insect Comedy
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Book adapted by Owen Davis
Jun 03, 1948 - Jun 12, 1948
No Way Out
[Play, Original]
  • Directed by Owen Davis
  • Written by Owen Davis
Oct 30, 1944 - Nov 04, 1944
The Snark Was a Boojum
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 01, 1943 - Sep 04, 1943
Mr. and Mrs. North
[Play, Original]
  • Dramatized by Owen Davis
Jan 12, 1941 - May 31, 1941
Virginia
[Musical, Romance, Original]
  • Book by Owen Davis
Sep 02, 1937 - Oct 23, 1937
Ethan Frome
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Jan 21, 1936 - May 05, 1936
Spring Freshet
[Play, Original]
  • Staged by Owen Davis
  • Written by Owen Davis
Oct 04, 1934 - Oct 1934
Too Many Boats
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 11, 1934 - Sep 1934
Jezebel
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Dec 19, 1933 - Jan 1934
A Saturday Night
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Feb 28, 1933 - Apr 1933
The Good Earth
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Oct 17, 1932 - Dec 1932
Just to Remind You
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 07, 1931 - Sep 1931
The Ninth Guest
[Play, Melodrama, Mystery, Original]
  • Staged by Owen Davis
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 25, 1930 - Oct 1930
Spring is Here
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Owen Davis
Mar 11, 1929 - Jun 08, 1929
Lady Fingers
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • from the comedy "Easy Come, Easy Go", by Owen Davis
Jan 31, 1929 - May 25, 1929
Whoopee!
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Based on "The Nervous Wreck" by Owen Davis
Dec 04, 1928 - Nov 23, 1929
To-Night at 12
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Nov 13, 1928 - Jan 1929
Carry On
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Jan 23, 1928 - Jan 1928
The Triumphant Bachelor
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 15, 1927 - Sep 1927
Gentle Grafters
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Oct 27, 1926 - Nov 1926
Sandalwood
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 22, 1926 - Oct 1926
The Donovan Affair
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 30, 1926 - Dec 1926
The Great Gatsby
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Feb 02, 1926 - May 1926
Beware of Widows
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Dec 01, 1925 - Jan 1926
Easy Come, Easy Go
[Play, Farce, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Oct 26, 1925 - Apr 1926
Lazybones
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 22, 1924 - Nov 1924
The Haunted House
[Play, Farce, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 02, 1924 - Dec 1924
The Nervous Wreck
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Oct 09, 1923 - Jun 1924
Home Fires
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 20, 1923 - Oct 1923
Icebound
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Feb 10, 1923 - Jun 1923
The World We Live In
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Book adapted by Owen Davis
Oct 31, 1922 - Feb 1923
Dreams For Sale
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 13, 1922 - Sep 1922
The Bronx Express
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Book adapted by Owen Davis
Apr 26, 1922 - Jun 1922
Up the Ladder
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Mar 06, 1922 - Jun 1922
The Detour
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 23, 1921 - Sep 1921
Marry the Poor Girl
[Play, Comedy, Farce, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 25, 1920 - Oct 1920
Opportunity
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Jul 30, 1920 - Nov 1920
Those Who Walk in Darkness
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 14, 1919 - Sep 1919
At 9:45
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Jun 28, 1919 - Oct 1919
Forever After
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 09, 1918 - Jun 1919
The Scrap of Paper
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 17, 1917 - Nov 1917
Mile-a-minute Kendall
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Nov 28, 1916 - Closing date unknown
Any House
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Feb 14, 1916 - Feb 1916
Sinners
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Jan 07, 1915 - Jul 1915
Big Jim Garrity
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Oct 16, 1914 - Nov 1914
The Family Cupboard
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 21, 1913 - Jun 1915
What Happened to Mary
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Mar 24, 1913 - Closing date unknown
Making Good
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Feb 05, 1912 - Feb 10, 1912
Lola
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Mar 14, 1911 - Closing date unknown
The Wishing Ring
[Play, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Jan 20, 1910 - Closing date unknown
Deadwood Dick's Last Shot
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Dec 23, 1907 - Closing date unknown
The Auto Race
[Musical, History, Spectacle, Original]
  • Book by Owen Davis
Nov 25, 1907 - May 23, 1908
It's Never Too Late to Mend
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Nov 18, 1907 - Closing date unknown
Since Nellie Went Away
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Oct 28, 1907 - Closing date unknown
Broadway After Dark
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by John Oliver
Sep 09, 1907 - Oct 05, 1907
Edna, the Pretty Typewriter
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by John Oliver
Aug 26, 1907 - Closing date unknown
The Great Express Robbery
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 12, 1907 - Closing date unknown
Convict 999
[Play, Thriller, Original]
  • Written by John Oliver
Aug 05, 1907 - Closing date unknown
A Chorus Girl's Luck in New York
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 03, 1907 - Closing date unknown
The King and Queen of Gamblers
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Jul 27, 1907 - Closing date unknown
A Race Across the Continent
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by John Oliver
Jul 27, 1907 - Aug 03, 1907
Nellie, the Beautiful Cloak Model
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Dec 31, 1906 - Closing date unknown
A Marked Woman
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Dec 10, 1906 - Closing date unknown
$10,000 Reward
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Oct 08, 1906 - Closing date unknown
The Burglar's Daughter
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 17, 1906 - Closing date unknown
Secrets of the Police
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 27, 1906 - Closing date unknown
The Power of Money
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Aug 20, 1906 - Closing date unknown
Ruled Off the Turf
[Play, Drama, Play with music, Original]
  • Written by John Oliver
Aug 20, 1906 - Closing date unknown
The Gambler of the West
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Jul 28, 1906 - Closing date unknown
Chinatown Charlie
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Mar 05, 1906 - Closing date unknown
At the World's Mercy
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Feb 12, 1906 - Closing date unknown
How Baxter Butted In
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Book by Owen Davis
Nov 13, 1905 - Dec 16, 1905
The Confessions of a Wife
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Feb 13, 1905 - Closing date unknown
Lost in the Desert
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Jan 14, 1901 - Closing date unknown
Reaping the Whirlwind
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Written by Owen Davis
Sep 17, 1900 - Closing date unknown
1923 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
winnerIcebound [winner]
Written by Owen Davis
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