The Man in the Black Suit: 4 Dark Tales

Audiobook (spoken), 2002
by Stephen King. Produced and directed by Elsa Shokoff.

Cast: Becky Ann Baker, John Cullum, Peter Gerety, Arliss Howard

A haunting recollection of a mysterious boyhood event, The Man in the Black Suit read by John Cullum leads off this masterful collection from Stephen King. Other dark tales include: All that You Love Will be Carried Away read by Peter Gerety, That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is in French read by Becky Ann Baker, and The Death of Jack Hamilton, read by Arliss Howard.

Released by AUDIOWORKS, Simon & Schuster, Inc., October 2002 on 4 CDs or 4 cassettes. (Approx. 4 hours)

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Original Broadway Cast Recording, 1960
Mr. Cullum's Broadway debut.

Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on The Once and Future King by T.H. White

Directed by Moss Hart.    Musical Director: Franz Allers. 
 Produced for records by Goddard Lieberson

CAST: Richard Burton (Arthur), Julie Andrews (Guenevere), Roddy McDowall (Mordred), Robert Goulet (Lancelot), John Cullum (Dinadan), Bruce Yarnell (Lionel), James Gannon (Sagramore), Mary Sue Berry (Nimue)

LP released by Columbia Records. (The original gatefold LP includes color photos and liner notes not included in the reissued LPs or CD.) Reissued on CD by Sony Classical (Digitally remastered 1998).

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Original Broadway Cast Recording (spoken), 1964

by William Shakespeare.  Directed by John Gielgud

Produced for records by Goddard Lieberson

CAST: Richard Burton (Hamlet), Hume Cronyn (Polonius), Alfred Drake (Claudius), Eileen Herlie (Gertrude), William Redfield (Guildenstern), George Rose (First Gravedigger), George Voskovec (Player King); Philip Coolidge (Voltimand), John Cullum (Laertes), Michael Ebert (Francisco/ Fortinbras), Dillon Evans (Reynaldo/Osric), Clement Fowler (Rosencrantz), Geoff Garland (Lucianus), Barnard Hughes (Marcellus/Priest), Linda Marsh (Ophelia), Robert Milli (Horatio), Voice of John Gielgud (Ghost)

Originally released by Columbia Records in a 4-LP complete studio Recording (earliest issues included a version of the Broadway souvenir program) and a 1-record "Famous Scenes" LP (both OOP). After the film (taped during two live performances) was restored in the 1980s by Mrs. Sally Burton, tapes and CDs (complete and highlights versions) were released Based on the soundtrack.

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  On a Clear Day
  Come Back to Me

Original Broadway Cast Recording, 1965


Mr. Cullum received a TONY NOMINATION (BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL) and THEATRE WORLD AWARD for his performance as Dr. Mark Bruckner.

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Burton Lane
Directed by Robert Lewis.  Conducted by Theodore Saidenberg

Produced for records by Joe Linhart and George R. Marek

CAST: Barbara Harris (Daisy Gamble/Melinda), John Cullum (Dr. Mark Bruckner), Titos Vandis (Themistocles Kraikos), William Daniels (Warren), Clifford David (Edward Moncrief), Byron Webster (Sir Hubert Insdale), Barbara Monte, William Reilly, Gerald M. Teijelo Jr.

LP released by RCA Victor. (The earliest editions of the original gatefold LP included a version of the Broadway souvenir program (look for LPs with a linen texture cover). The original gatefold LP includes photos and liner notes not included with the CD.) Remastered and reissued on CD by RCA Victor in 1993.

Songs and dialogue highlights from the NBC Television Special(working title: "Velvet Paws")
Original Television Soundtrack Recording, 1967

Music and Lyrics by Richard Rodgers, Book by Peter Stone, Based on the play by Bernard Shaw

Directed by Joe Layton.  Produced for records by Andy Wiswell.  Musical Director: Jay Blackton

CAST: Noel Coward (Caesar), Ed Ames (Ferrovius), Inga Swenson (Lavinia), Brian Bedford (Lentulus), John Cullum (Captain), Norman Wisdom (Androcles); Patricia Routledge, Kurt Kasznar, William Redfield, George Mathews, Geoffrey Holder (as the Lion), Clifford David, Bill Hickey, Bill Starr, George Reeder.

LP released by RCA Victor (OOP).

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Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Recording, 1972

Music and Lyrics by Sherman Edwards, Book by Peter Stone, Based on a Conception by Sherman Edwards; Screenplay by Peter Stone

Directed by Peter H. Hunt.  Produced for records by Andrew Kazdin.  Musical Director: Ray Heindorf

CAST: William Daniels (Adams), Howard da Silva (Franklin), Ken Howard (Jefferson), Donald Madden (Dickenson), Blythe Danner (Martha Jefferson), John Cullum (Edward Rutledge), Roy Poole (Hopkins), David Ford (Hancock), Virginia Vestoff (Abigail Adams); with Ronald Holgate (Lee), Rex Robbins (Sherman), John Myhers (Livingston) Stephen Nathan (Courier), William Duell (Custodian), Mark Montgomery (Leather Apron), Ralston Hill (Secretary)

LP released by Columbia Records (OOP).

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It's a Boy
Meditation II


Original Broadway Cast Recording, 1975

Mr. Cullum received the TONY AWARD, DRAMA DESK AWARD and OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD as BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL for his performance as Charlie Anderson.

Music by Gary Geld, Lyrics by Peter Udell, Book by James Lee Barrett, Peter Udell, Philip Rose, Based on Mr. Barrett's original screenplay

Directed by Philip Rose.  Produced for records by Gary Geld, Peter Udell, Philip Rose.  Musical Director: Lynn Crigler

CAST: John Cullum (Charlie Anderson), Donna Theodore (Anne), Penelope Milford (Jenny), Jordan Suffin (Nathan), Joel Higgins (James), Robert Rosen (Henry), Ted Agress (Jacob), David Russell (John), Gordon Halliday (Sam), Joseph Shapiro (Robert "the boy"), Chip Ford (Gabriel), Charles Welch (Rev. Byrd), Gary Harger (Corporal)

LP released by RCA Victor. Remastered and reissued on CD by RCA Victor in 1988.

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  I Rise Again
  The Legacy

Original Broadway Cast Recording, 1978

Mr. Cullum received the TONY AWARD as BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL for his performance as Oscar Jaffee.

Book and Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Music by Cy Coleman, Based on plays by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur and Bruce Millholland

Directed by Harold Prince.  Musical Director: Paul Gemignani.  Produced for records by Cy Coleman

CAST: Madeline Kahn (Lily Garland), John Cullum (Oscar Jaffee), Imogene Coca (Letitia Primrose), George Coe (Owen O'Malley), Dean Dittman (Oliver Webb), Kevin Kline (Bruce Granit), Tom Batten (Conductor); Keith Davis, Quitman Fludd III, Joseph Wise, Ray Stephens (Porters)

LP released by Columbia Records. (The original gatefold LP includes photos and liner notes not included with the CD.) Remastered and reissued on CD in 1991 by Sony Broadway (with several minutes of additional material).

A Tribute to 
Lerner and Loewe

(No cover available)

Recording of a one-night only concert at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York, May 14, 1979, called "Lerner And Loewe: A Very Special Evening." The concert was a benefit for the Theatre Collection of The Museum Of The City Of New York.

CAST: Julie Andrews, D'Jamin Bartlett, Kitty Carlisle, John Cullum, Agnes DeMille, Alfred Drake, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Tova Feldshur, Hermione Gingold, Rex Harrison, Louis Jourdan, George Rose, Reid Shelton and Alan Jay Lerner.

(Mr. Cullum performed "I Wonder What the King is Doing Tonight" and "How to Handle a Woman" from Camelot.)

Reportedly released on LP and cassette, in a very limited issue, by The Friends Of The Theatre And Music Collection of The Museum Of The City Of New York (OOP).

Studio Cast Recording, 1987

Book by Alfred Shaughnessy, Music by Sharon Burgett, Based on The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Vocal supervision and direction by Peter Howard.  Produced for records by Robert Sher.  Musical Director: Larry Wilcox

CAST: Barbara Cook (Martha Sowerby), John Cullum (Archie Craven) George Rose (Ben Weatherstaff), Max Showalter (Dr. Craven), Judy Kaye (Mrs. Medlock), Victoria Coote (Mary Lenox), Paul Glen (Dickon Sowerby) and Daniel Waller (Colin Craven). (Note: This is the English repertory hit, not the adaptation of the same book that played Broadway in the late 1980s).

Released on LP, cassette & CD by IBR (International Book & Record Distributors). The cassette includes additional songs by the children that are not included on the two CD versions (which also vary slightly).

Musical Recording, 1991

Musical Director: Bert Lucarelli

Performed by the Philharmonic Wedding Ensemble, featuring Bert Lucarelli, oboe; Marni Nixon, soprano; John Cullum, baritone.

Released on CD and cassette by Essex Entertainment


Studio Cast Recording, 1993

Music and lyrics by George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin; Book by Herbert Fields & Morrie Ryskind

Presented by the Leonore Gershwin-Library of Congress Recording and Publishing Project

Produced by John McClure & Tommy Krasker.  Vocal Director: Robert Webb.  Conducted by Eric Stern

CAST: William Katt (Golo/Michael), Arnetia Walker (Gita), Michelle Nicastro (Ilse) and John Cullum (Commissioner Bauer)

Released on CD by Electra Nonesuch (Warner Communications/Time Warner) and Roxbury Recordings

Audiobook (spoken), 1993

By James A. MichenerProduced by Sherry Huber & Steve Gomer

CAST: John Cullum

From America's favorite storyteller, James A. Michener, a treasury of tales about the natural world (abridged).

Released by Random House Audiobooks (2 cassettes, 2 hours)

Children's Audiobook (spoken), 1994

by Will James

CAST: John Cullum

Released on CD and cassette (both OOP), issued separately and in a "You Could Be a Cowboy" kit, by Scattergood Seattle, Inc.


Audiobook (spoken), 1998

by James Thurber
Produced and Directed by Linda D. Olsen

CAST: John Cullum

Mr. Cullum reads and performs 22 complete stories from Part 1 of the popular writer and humorist's My World (first published in 1942). Best known stories include "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and "The Lemming."

Released by Audio Partners Publishing Corp. (Audio Editions Books on Cassette) in a 4-casssette set (4 hours, 34 min.)

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  Mr. Cladwell
  Don't Be the Bunny
  Act I Finale

Original Broadway Cast Recording, 2001

Music and lyrics by Mark Hollman, Book and lyrics by Greg Kotis
Directed by John Rando.  
Produced for Records by Jay David Saks.  Musical Direction: Edward Strauss

CAST: David Beach (Mr. McQueen), Rachel Coloff (Soupy Sue/Caldwell's Secretary), Rick Crom (Tiny Tom/Dr. Billeaux), John Cullum (Caldwell B. Cladwell), John Deyle (Senator Fipp), Hunter Foster (Bobby Strong), Victor Hawks (Robbie the Stockfish), Ken Jennings (Old Man Strong/Hot Blades Harry), Spencer Kayden (Little Sally), Megan Lawrence (Little Becky Two Shoes/Mrs. Millennium), Daniel Marcus (Officer Barrel), Jeff McCarthy (Officer Lockstock), Nancy Opel (Penelope Pennywise), Lawrence E. Street (Billy Boy Bill), Jennifer Laura Thompson (Hope Cladwell), Kay Walbye (Josephine Strong)

Released on CD by RCA Victor. The musical had a very successful run off-Broadway April-June 2001. Broadway previews begin Aug. 27, 2001, with a planned Sept. 13 opening.

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