Gender
Male
Born
Sep 06, 1917
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died
Jan 09, 1989
New York, New York, USA
Director Producer Performer Writer
Also Known As
Richard Baer
Sweeney Todd (Nov 03, 2005 - Sep 03, 2006)
  • Originally produced on Broadway by: Richard Barr
MusicalThrillerRevival
Sweeney Todd (Sep 14, 1989 - Feb 25, 1990)
  • Originally produced on Broadway by Richard Barr
MusicalThrillerRevival
Home Front (Jan 02, 1985 - Jan 12, 1985)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayOriginal
The Lady from Dubuque (Jan 31, 1980 - Feb 09, 1980)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayOriginal
Sweeney Todd (Mar 01, 1979 - Jun 29, 1980)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
MusicalThrillerOriginal
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Apr 01, 1976 - Jul 11, 1976)
  • Produced by arrangement with Richard Barr
PlayDramaRevival
P. S. Your Cat Is Dead! (Apr 07, 1975 - Apr 20, 1975)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayOriginal
Seascape (Jan 26, 1975 - Mar 22, 1975)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayOriginal
Noël Coward in Two Keys (Feb 28, 1974 - Jun 29, 1974)
  • Come Into the Garden Maud
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayComedy One ActOriginal
  • A Song at Twilight
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayComedy One ActOriginal
The Last of Mrs. Lincoln (Dec 12, 1972 - Feb 04, 1973)
  • Produced by Theater 1973
PlayOriginal
The Grass Harp (Nov 02, 1971 - Nov 06, 1971)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
MusicalComedyOriginal
All Over (Mar 28, 1971 - May 01, 1971)
  • Produced by Theater 1971 (Edward Albee, Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)
PlayDramaOriginal
Watercolor & Criss-Crossing (Jan 21, 1970 - Jan 24, 1970)
  • Watercolor
  • Originally produced by Richard Barr
PlayOriginal
  • Criss-Crossing
  • Originally produced by Richard Barr
PlayOriginal
The Front Page (May 10, 1969 - Jul 05, 1969)
  • Produced by Theater 1969 (Edward Albee, Richard Barr, Charles Woodward)
PlayComedyRevival
Happy Days (Oct 12, 1968 - Oct 26, 1968)
  • Produced by Theater 1969
PlayOriginal
Krapp's Last Tape / The Zoo Story (Oct 09, 1968 - Oct 26, 1968)
  • The Zoo Story
  • Directed by Richard Barr
  • Produced by Theater 1969
PlayOne ActOriginal
  • Krapp's Last Tape
  • Produced by Theater 1969
PlayOne ActOriginal
The Death of Bessie Smith / The American Dream (Oct 02, 1968 - Oct 26, 1968)
  • The Death of Bessie Smith
  • Produced by Theater 1969
PlayOne ActOriginal
  • The American Dream
  • Produced by Theater 1969
PlayOne ActOriginal
Box / Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung (Sep 30, 1968 - Oct 26, 1968)
  • Box
  • Produced by Theater 1969
PlayOriginal
  • Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung
  • Produced by Theater 1969
PlayOriginal
Paul Taylor Dancers (Dec 19, 1967 - Dec 31, 1967)
  • Produced by Theater 1968 (Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Clinton Wilder)
SpecialOriginal
Everything in the Garden (Nov 29, 1967 - Feb 10, 1968)
  • Produced by Theater 1968 (Clinton Wilder, Richard Barr)
PlayOriginal
Johnny No-Trump (Oct 08, 1967 - Oct 08, 1967)
  • Produced by Theater 1968 (Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Clinton Wilder)
PlayOriginal
A Delicate Balance (Sep 22, 1966 - Jan 14, 1967)
  • Produced by Theater 1967 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)
PlayDramaOriginal
Malcolm (Jan 11, 1966 - Jan 15, 1966)
  • Produced by Theater 1966 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)
PlayOriginal
Tiny Alice (Dec 29, 1964 - May 22, 1965)
  • Produced by Theater 1965 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)
PlayOriginal
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Oct 13, 1962 - May 16, 1964)
  • Produced by Theater 1963 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)
PlayDramaOriginal
Hotel Paradiso (Apr 11, 1957 - Jul 13, 1957)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayComedy FarceOriginal
Ruth Draper (Dec 25, 1956 - Dec 29, 1956)
  • Produced by Bowden, Barr and Bullock
SpecialOriginal
Fallen Angels (Jan 17, 1956 - Aug 11, 1956)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayComedyRevival
All in One (Apr 19, 1955 - May 28, 1955)
  • 27 Wagons Full of Cotton
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayOne ActOriginal
  • Trouble in Tahiti
  • Produced by Richard Barr
MusicalOperaOriginal
  • Paul Draper
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayDanceOriginal
Ruth Draper and Paul Draper (Dec 26, 1954 - Jan 15, 1955)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
SpecialSketches DanceOriginal
Ruth Draper (Jan 25, 1954 - Mar 13, 1954)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
SpecialSketchesOriginal
At Home With Ethel Waters (Sep 22, 1953 - Oct 10, 1953)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
  • Staged by Richard Barr
SpecialRevueOriginal
Arms and the Man (Oct 19, 1950 - Jan 21, 1951)
  • Staged by Richard Barr
PlayComedyRevival
The Ivy Green (Apr 05, 1949 - Apr 09, 1949)
  • Staged by Richard Barr
PlayOriginal
King Richard III (Feb 08, 1949 - Feb 26, 1949)
  • Directed by Richard Barr
PlayHistoryRevival
Angel Street (Jan 22, 1948 - Feb 01, 1948)
  • Staged by Richard Barr
PlayThrillerRevival
Volpone (Jan 08, 1948 - Jan 18, 1948)
  • Staged by Richard Barr
  • Book adapted by Richard Barr
PlayComedyRevival
One Act Variety Theatre (Mar 19, 1940 - Apr 24, 1940)
  • Performer: Richard Barr [Pa Clovenhoof]
PlayOne ActOriginal
Danton's Death (Nov 02, 1938 - Nov 19, 1938)
  • Performer: Richard Baer [Convention Attendant]
PlayDramaRevival
Sweeney Todd (Oct 23, 2007 - Jun 29, 2008)
  • Originally produced on Broadway by Richard Barr
MusicalThrillerRevival
Sweeney Todd (Oct 23, 1980 - Sep 20, 1981)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
  • Originally Produced on Broadway by Richard Barr
MusicalThrillerOriginal
Noël Coward in Two Keys (Feb 17, 1975 - Aug 02, 1975)
  • Produced by Richard Barr
PlayComedyOne ActOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Musical

1979 | Winner  | Sweeney Todd
Produced by Richard Barr
 

Best Play

1975 | Nominee  | Seascape
Produced by Richard Barr
 

Best Play

1967 | Nominee  | A Delicate Balance
Produced by Theater 1967 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)
 

Best Play

1965 | Nominee  | Tiny Alice
Produced by Theater 1965 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)
 

Best Producer of a Play

1965 | Nominee  | Tiny Alice
Produced by Theater 1965 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)

Best Play

1963 | Winner  | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Produced by Theater 1963 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)

Best Producer of a Play

1963 | Winner  | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Produced by Theater 1963 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Musical

1979 | Winner  | Sweeney Todd
Produced by Richard Barr
 

Outstanding Revival

1976 | Nominee  | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Produced by arrangement with Richard Barr
 

Outstanding New Play (American)

1975 | Nominee  | Seascape
Produced by Richard Barr
 

Outstanding New Play (American)

1975 | Nominee  | P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!
Produced by Richard Barr

Vernon Rice Award

1961 | Winner
Richard Barr (for Theater '61 productions of new playwrights)

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