Gender
Male
Born
Jul 25, 1853
San Francisco, California, USA
Died
May 14, 1931
New York, New York, USA
Producer Director Theatre Owner/Operator Stage Manager House Manager Performer Writer Other Source Material
Relations
Brother of
Walter Belasco
Father-in-law of
Morris Gest
Father-in-law of
William Elliott (1911 - 1911)
Comments
Gave Mary Pickford her stage name
Madame Butterfly (Apr 14, 1948 - May 02, 1948)
  • Based on the drama by David Belasco
SpecialOperaRevival
Madame Butterfly (May 15, 1946 - May 30, 1946)
  • Based on the drama by: David Belasco
SpecialOperaRevival
Bachelor Born (Jan 25, 1938 - Jan 31, 1939)
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by New Lyceum Theatre Co. (Daniel Frohman, President)
PlayComedyOriginal
One Good Year (Nov 27, 1935 - Jun 1936)
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by New Lyceum Theatre Co. (Daniel Frohman, President)
PlayComedyOriginal
Bitter Oleander (Feb 11, 1935 - Mar 02, 1935)
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by New Lyceum Theatre Co. (Daniel Frohman, President)
PlayDramaOriginal
Sailor, Beware! (Sep 28, 1933 - Dec 01, 1934)
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by New Lyceum Theatre Co. (Daniel Frohman, President)
PlayComedyOriginal
Tonight or Never (Nov 18, 1930 - Jun 1931)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
Dancing Partner (Aug 05, 1930 - Nov 1930)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
Berkeley Square (Nov 04, 1929 - May 1930)
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by New Lyceum Theatre Co. (Daniel Frohman, President)
  • Theatre Leased and Managed by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
It's a Wise Child (Aug 06, 1929 - Jul 1930)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Directed by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Freiburg Passion Play (Apr 29, 1929 - Jun 1929)
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
Polly (Jan 08, 1929 - Jan 19, 1929)
  • Based on "Polly with a Past" by David Belasco
MusicalComedyOriginal
Mima (Dec 12, 1928 - May 1929)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Big Fight (Sep 18, 1928 - Oct 1928)
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The Beaux Stratagem (Jun 04, 1928 - Jun 1928)
  • Performer: David Belasco [Epilogue]
PlayComedyRevival
The Bachelor Father (Feb 28, 1928 - Oct 1928)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
Hidden (Oct 04, 1927 - Dec 1927)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Honor Be Damned! (Jan 26, 1927 - Mar 1927)
  • Produced by arrangement with David Belasco
PlayOriginal
What Never Dies (Dec 28, 1926 - Jan 1927)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
Lily Sue (Nov 16, 1926 - Dec 1926)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayMelodramaOriginal
Fanny (Sep 21, 1926 - Nov 1926)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayComedy MelodramaOriginal
Lulu Belle (Feb 09, 1926 - Mar 1926)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Accused (Sep 29, 1925 - Dec 1925)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Canary Dutch (Sep 08, 1925 - Oct 10, 1925)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Dove (Aug 24, 1925 - Oct 1925)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayMelodramaOriginal
The Dove (Feb 11, 1925 - May 10, 1925)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayMelodramaOriginal
Ladies of the Evening (Dec 23, 1924 - May 1925)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Man in Evening Clothes (Dec 05, 1924 - Dec 1924)
  • Produced by arrangement with David Belasco
  • By arrangement with David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Harem (Dec 02, 1924 - May 1925)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
Tiger Cats (Oct 21, 1924 - Dec 1924)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedy TragedyOriginal
The Other Rose (Dec 20, 1923 - Mar 1924)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Laugh, Clown, Laugh! (Nov 28, 1923 - Mar 1924)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary (Sep 11, 1923 - Nov 1923)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Comedian (Mar 13, 1923 - May 1923)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Book adapted by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Merchant of Venice (Dec 21, 1922 - Mar 06, 1923)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Directed by David Belasco
PlayComedyRevival
Shore Leave (Aug 08, 1922 - Dec 1922)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
Kiki (Nov 29, 1921 - May 05, 1923)
  • Directed by David Belasco
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • House Manager: David Belasco
  • Book adapted by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Grand Duke (Nov 01, 1921 - Mar 1922)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Wandering Jew (Oct 26, 1921 - Dec 1921)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayDrama SpectacleOriginal
The Return of Peter Grimm (Sep 21, 1921 - Nov 1921)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDramaRevival
The Easiest Way (Sep 06, 1921 - Oct 1921)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayDramaRevival
Deburau (Dec 23, 1920 - Jun 1921)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedy TragedyOriginal
One (Sep 14, 1920 - Dec 1920)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
Call the Doctor (Aug 31, 1920 - Dec 1920)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Son-Daughter (Nov 19, 1919 - Jun 1920)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Gold Diggers (Sep 30, 1919 - Jun 18, 1921)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by New Lyceum Theatre Co. (Daniel Frohman, President)
  • Theatre Leased by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
Dark Rosaleen (Apr 22, 1919 - Jul 1919)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Tiger! Tiger! (Nov 12, 1918 - Apr 1919)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Auctioneer (Nov 04, 1918 - Dec 1918)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayComedyRevival
Madame Butterfly (Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919)
  • Based on the drama by David Belasco
SpecialOperaRevival
Daddies (Sep 05, 1918 - Jun 1919)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Kitty Darlin' (Nov 07, 1917 - Nov 17, 1917)
  • Based on the play "Sweet Kitty Bellairs" by David Belasco
MusicalRomanceOriginal
Tiger Rose (Oct 03, 1917 - Sep 1918)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Polly With a Past (Sep 06, 1917 - Jun 1918)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Very Minute (Apr 09, 1917 - May 1917)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Little Lady in Blue (Dec 21, 1916 - Mar 1917)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Music Master (Oct 10, 1916 - Feb 1917)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayRevival
Seven Chances (Aug 08, 1916 - Dec 1916)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Heart of Wetona (Feb 29, 1916 - May 1916)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Boomerang (Aug 10, 1915 - Nov 1916)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
A Celebrated Case (Apr 07, 1915 - Sep 1915)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayRevival
Marie-Odile (Jan 26, 1915 - May 1915)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Secret (Nov 1914 - Nov 1914)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Phantom Rival (Oct 06, 1914 - Jan 1915)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Secret (Dec 23, 1913 - Apr 25, 1914)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Man Inside (Nov 11, 1913 - Jan 1914)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Auctioneer (Sep 30, 1913 - Dec 1913)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayComedyRevival
The Temperamental Journey (Sep 04, 1913 - Closing date unknown)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
A Good Little Devil (Jan 08, 1913 - May 1913)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Years of Discretion (Dec 25, 1912 - Jun 1913)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Directed by David Belasco
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Case of Becky (Oct 01, 1912 - Dec 1912)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Directed by David Belasco
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Governor's Lady (Sep 10, 1912 - Jan 1913)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The Return of Peter Grimm (Oct 17, 1911 - May 1912)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Woman (Sep 19, 1911 - Apr 1912)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
Nobody's Widow (Nov 15, 1910 - May 1911)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Concert (Oct 04, 1910 - May 1911)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Just a Wife (Feb 01, 1910 - Apr 1910)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Lily (Dec 23, 1909 - May 1910)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Is Matrimony a Failure? (Aug 24, 1909 - Jan 1910)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
The Easiest Way (Jan 19, 1909 - Jun 1909)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The Fighting Hope (Sep 22, 1908 - Apr 1909)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The Girl of the Golden West (Jan 27, 1908 - Feb 1908)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The Rose of the Rancho (Dec 30, 1907 - Jan 1908)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayRevival
The Warrens of Virginia (Dec 03, 1907 - Oct 1908)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Girl of the Golden West (Nov 11, 1907 - Nov 1907)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
A Grand Army Man (Oct 16, 1907 - Feb 1908)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Libretto by David Belasco
MusicalOperaOriginal
The Rose of the Rancho (Aug 31, 1907 - Jan 1908)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayRevival
The Rose of the Rancho (Nov 27, 1906 - Jun 29, 1907)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Girl of the Golden West (Nov 14, 1905 - Jun 19, 1906)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Directed by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
Zaza (Oct 03, 1905 - Nov 06, 1905)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Book adapted by David Belasco
PlayRevival
Du Barry (Oct 03, 1905 - Nov 06, 1905)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayRevival
Adrea (Sep 20, 1905 - Oct 07, 1905)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • House Manager: David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDrama TragedyOriginal
Adrea (Jan 11, 1905 - Apr 26, 1905)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Directed by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
Zaza (Nov 07, 1904 - Dec 03, 1904)
  • Book adapted by David Belasco
PlayRevival
The Music Master (Sep 26, 1904 - Sep 1906)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedy DramaOriginal
Sweet Kitty Bellairs (Dec 09, 1903 - Jun 04, 1904)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The Darling of the Gods (Sep 16, 1903 - Jul 1904)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
  • Production Supervised by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The Auctioneer (May 04, 1903 - Jun 1903)
  • Produced by David Belasco
PlayComedyRevival
The Darling of the Gods (Dec 03, 1902 - May 1903)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Theatre Owned / Operated by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
  • Production Supervised by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
Du Barry (Sep 29, 1902 - Nov 29, 1902)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Du Barry (Dec 25, 1901 - May 31, 1902)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
  • Production Supervised by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The Auctioneer (Sep 23, 1901 - Dec 1901)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayComedyOriginal
DuHurry (Sep 05, 1901 - Apr 19, 1902)
  • A burlesque of "DuBarry" by David Belasco
MusicalBurlesqueOriginal
Under Two Flags (Feb 05, 1901 - Jun 1901)
  • Produced in arrangement with David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
Zaza (Oct 01, 1900 - Nov 1900)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Book adapted by David Belasco
PlayRevival
Madame Butterfly (Mar 05, 1900 - Mar 1900)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDrama One ActOriginal
Naughty Anthony (Jan 08, 1900 - Mar 1900)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayFarceOriginal
Zaza (Jan 09, 1899 - Closing date unknown)
  • Book adapted by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The First Born (Oct 05, 1897 - Closing date unknown)
  • Produced by David Belasco
  • Directed by David Belasco
PlayMelodramaOriginal
L'Arlesienne (Mar 22, 1897 - Apr 1897)
  • Staged by David Belasco
PlayTragedyOriginal
Under the Polar Star (Aug 20, 1896 - Closing date unknown)
  • Revised by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
The Heart of Maryland (Oct 22, 1895 - Closing date unknown)
  • Staged by David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayDramaOriginal
Pawn Ticket (Oct 01, 1894 - Oct 08, 1894)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Younger Son (Oct 24, 1893 - Closing date unknown)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Girl I Left Behind Me (Jan 25, 1893 - Closing date unknown)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Miss Helyett (Nov 03, 1891 - Closing date unknown)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Men and Women (Oct 21, 1890 - Closing date unknown)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Charity Ball (Nov 19, 1889 - Closing date unknown)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Wife (Mar 29, 1889 - Aug 1889)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayRevival
Lord Chumley (Aug 21, 1888 - Nov 1888)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Wife (Nov 01, 1887 - Closing date unknown)
  • The Entire Production under the stage direction of David Belasco
  • Stage Manager: David Belasco
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Highest Bidder (May 03, 1887 - Closing date unknown)
  • The Play Edited by and under the stage direction of David Belasco
PlayOriginal
The Main Line; or, Rawson's Y (Sep 18, 1886 - Oct 17, 1886)
  • Directed by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
Valerie (Feb 15, 1886 - Closing date unknown)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal
May Blossom (Apr 12, 1884 - Sep 27, 1884)
  • Written by David Belasco
PlayOriginal

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