Gender
Male
Born
May 30, 1890
Swansea, WALES
Died
Dec 26, 1962
New York, New York, USA
Producer Director Writer Production Staff Source Material
Also Known As
Alan Child
Relations
Husband of
Armina Marshall (1925 - 1962) his death
Comments
Founder of the Theatre Guild.
Othello (Feb 03, 1982 - May 23, 1982)
  • Originally produced by The American Shakespeare Theatre (Richard Horner: General Mangement, Peter Coe: Artistic Director)
PlayDrama TragedyRevival
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Sep 24, 1974 - Feb 08, 1975)
  • Originally produced by The American Shakespeare Theatre (Michael Kahn: Artistic Director)
PlayDramaRevival
King Henry V (Nov 10, 1969 - Nov 22, 1969)
  • Originally produced by The American Shakespeare Theatre (Michael Kahn: Artistic Director)
PlayHistoryRevival
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Nov 03, 1960 - Feb 10, 1962)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Lawrence Langner and Armina Marshall)
MusicalComedyOriginal
Invitation to a March (Oct 29, 1960 - Feb 04, 1961)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild
PlayComedyOriginal
The Tunnel of Love (Feb 13, 1957 - Feb 22, 1958)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helpburn and Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors; Armina Marshall: Associate Director)
PlayComedyOriginal
Time Limit! (Jan 24, 1956 - May 12, 1956)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helpburn and Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors; Armina Marshall: Associate Director)
PlayDramaOriginal
The Trip to Bountiful (Nov 03, 1953 - Dec 05, 1953)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helpburn and Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors; Armina Marshall: Associate Director)
PlayOriginal
Picnic (Feb 19, 1953 - Apr 10, 1954)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayOriginal
The Love of Four Colonels (Jan 15, 1953 - May 16, 1953)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyOriginal
The Millionairess (Oct 17, 1952 - Dec 28, 1952)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyRevival
Venus Observed (Feb 13, 1952 - Apr 26, 1952)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyOriginal
Jane (Feb 01, 1952 - Apr 26, 1952)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
  • Production under the supervision of: Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
Legend of Lovers (Dec 26, 1951 - Jan 12, 1952)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
  • Production supervised by: Lawrence Langner
PlayOriginal
Lo and Behold! (Dec 12, 1951 - Jan 12, 1952)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
  • Production under the supervision of Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
Saint Joan (Oct 04, 1951 - Feb 02, 1952)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
  • Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner
PlayDramaRevival
Oklahoma! (May 29, 1951 - Jul 28, 1951)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
MusicalComedyRevival
The Relapse (Nov 22, 1950 - Dec 16, 1950)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helpburn and Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors; Armina Marshall: Associate Director)
PlayComedyRevival
Come Back, Little Sheba (Feb 15, 1950 - Jul 29, 1950)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
  • Production Supervisor: Lawrence Langner
PlayDramaOriginal
Arms and the Girl (Feb 02, 1950 - May 27, 1950)
  • Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner
  • Based on the play "The Pursuit of Happiness" by Lawrence Langner
MusicalComedyOriginal
As You Like It (Jan 26, 1950 - Jun 03, 1950)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
  • Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyRevival
Make Way for Lucia (Dec 22, 1948 - Jan 15, 1949)
  • Produced by Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
The Silver Whistle (Nov 24, 1948 - May 28, 1949)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
  • Production Supervisor: Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
Set My People Free (Nov 03, 1948 - Nov 27, 1948)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayOriginal
You Never Can Tell (Mar 16, 1948 - Apr 17, 1948)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyRevival
This Time Tomorrow (Nov 03, 1947 - Nov 29, 1947)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayDramaOriginal
Allegro (Oct 10, 1947 - Jul 10, 1948)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
  • Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner
MusicalOriginal
The Importance of Being Earnest (Mar 03, 1947 - May 10, 1947)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyRevival
The Fatal Weakness (Nov 19, 1946 - Mar 01, 1947)
  • Production Supervisor: Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
The Iceman Cometh (Oct 09, 1946 - Mar 15, 1947)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayDramaOriginal
He Who Gets Slapped (Mar 20, 1946 - Apr 27, 1946)
  • Production Supervisor: Lawrence Langner
PlayTragedyRevival
The Winter's Tale (Jan 15, 1946 - Feb 16, 1946)
  • Production Supervisor: Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyRevival
Dunnigan's Daughter (Dec 26, 1945 - Jan 26, 1946)
  • Production Supervisor: Lawrence Langner
PlayOriginal
Carousel (Apr 19, 1945 - May 24, 1947)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
MusicalDramaOriginal
Sing Out, Sweet Land (Dec 27, 1944 - Mar 24, 1945)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
MusicalRevueOriginal
Embezzled Heaven (Oct 31, 1944 - Jan 13, 1945)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayDramaOriginal
Jacobowsky and the Colonel (Mar 14, 1944 - Mar 10, 1945)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyOriginal
The Innocent Voyage (Nov 15, 1943 - Dec 18, 1943)
  • Production Supervisor: Lawrence Langner
PlayOriginal
Othello (Oct 19, 1943 - Jul 01, 1944)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayDrama TragedyRevival
Oklahoma! (Mar 31, 1943 - May 29, 1948)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Russian People (Dec 29, 1942 - Jan 31, 1943)
  • Production Supervisor: Lawrence Langner
PlayOriginal
Mr. Sycamore (Nov 13, 1942 - Nov 28, 1942)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayOriginal
Without Love (Nov 10, 1942 - Feb 13, 1943)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyOriginal
Yesterday's Magic (Apr 14, 1942 - May 30, 1942)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayOriginal
The Rivals (Jan 14, 1942 - Feb 28, 1942)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyRevival
Hope for a Harvest (Nov 26, 1941 - Dec 27, 1941)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayOriginal
Candle in the Wind (Oct 22, 1941 - Jan 10, 1942)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayOriginal
Liberty Jones (Feb 05, 1941 - Feb 22, 1941)
  • Production Supervisor: Lawrence Langner
MusicalOriginal
Twelfth Night (Nov 19, 1940 - Mar 08, 1941)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyRevival
Suzanna and the Elders (Oct 29, 1940 - Nov 23, 1940)
  • Written by Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
The Time of Your Life (Sep 23, 1940 - Oct 19, 1940)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyOriginal
Love's Old Sweet Song (May 02, 1940 - Jun 08, 1940)
  • Production under the supervision of Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
The Fifth Column (Mar 06, 1940 - May 18, 1940)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
  • Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner
PlayDramaOriginal
The Time of Your Life (Oct 25, 1939 - Apr 06, 1940)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyOriginal
The Philadelphia Story (Mar 28, 1939 - Mar 30, 1940)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyOriginal
The Ghost of Yankee Doodle (Nov 22, 1937 - Jan 01, 1938)
  • Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner
PlayDramaOriginal
To Quito and Back (Oct 06, 1937 - Dec 1937)
  • Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
On to Fortune (Feb 04, 1935 - Feb 1935)
  • Written by Lawrence Langner
PlayOriginal
The School for Husbands (Oct 16, 1933 - Jan 20, 1934)
  • The School for Husbands
  • Directed by Lawrence Langner
  • Book by Lawrence Langner
MusicalComedyOriginal
  • The Dream of Sganarelle
  • Directed by Lawrence Langner
SpecialBalletOriginal
Champagne, Sec (Oct 14, 1933 - Jan 20, 1934)
  • Produced by Lawrence Langner
  • Book by Alan Child
MusicalOperettaOriginal
The Pursuit of Happiness (Oct 09, 1933 - May 1934)
  • Written by Alan Child
PlayComedyOriginal
The Metropolitan Players (Dec 13, 1932 - Dec 1932)
  • Written by Lawrence Langner
PlayRevival
Chrysalis (Nov 15, 1932 - Dec 03, 1932)
  • Produced in association with Lawrence Langner
PlayOriginal
Reunion in Vienna (Nov 16, 1931 - Jul 1932)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayComedyOriginal
Mourning Becomes Electra (Oct 26, 1931 - Mar 1932)
  • Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
PlayDramaOriginal
These Modern Women (Feb 13, 1928 - Mar 1928)
  • Written by Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
Henry-Behave (Aug 23, 1926 - Nov 1926)
  • Written by Lawrence Langner
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
Another Way Out (May 11, 1923 - May 11, 1923)
  • Written by Lawrence Langner
PlayOne ActRevival
Don Juan (Sep 05, 1921 - Sep 1921)
  • Book adapted by Lawrence Langner
PlayComedyOriginal
Tangerine (Aug 09, 1921 - Aug 26, 1922)
  • Based on a play by Lawrence Langner
MusicalComedy SatireOriginal
The Family Exit (Sep 19, 1917 - Oct 1917)
  • Written by Lawrence Langner
PlayOriginal
Another Way Out (Aug 30, 1916 - Closing date unknown)
  • Written by Lawrence Langner
PlayOriginal
The Red Cloak (Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916)
  • Written by Lawrence Langner
PlayOriginal
Oklahoma! (Apr 28, 1979 - Jul 18, 1981)
  • As originally Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
MusicalComedyRevival

Tony Award®

Special Award

1961 | Recipient
The Theatre Guild (Lawrence Langner and Armina Marshall) (for organizing the first repertory to go abroad for the State Department.)

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