More Than You Deserve

Workshop program

GRAHAM JARVIS (Doctor, Sgt. Price) is a veteran of many different areas of theatrical activity. He was a member of the original Lincoln Center Repertory when it was at Washington Square and also appeared off-Broadway in “Eh,” “The Trials of Oz” and Elaine May’s “Adaptation” in which he created the role of the Grandmaster. Ove the years he has appeared in many television shows, including “All in the Family” and at present can be seen in several commercials. His Broadway appearances include “Orpheus Descending,” “The Best Man,” “The Investigation” and Peter Ustinov’s “Halfway Up the Tree,” among others. He has in recent years appeared in a dozen movies, some of which are “The Out-of-Towners,” “A New Leaf,” “Cold Turkey,” “The Traveling Executioner” and “What’s Up, Doc?”

BARRY KEATING (Brown, Father Doland) has directed “Woyzeck,” “Good Woman of Setzuan,” and “Seven Deadly Sins” for the Stone Theater Repertory in Westernn, Mass. He directed the original production of Jim Steinman’s “Dream Engine” at Amherst College as an independent study thesis. In 1972 Mr. Keating acted with People and Players Theater in Boston. He attended N.Y.U. School of the Arts.

TOM LEO (Owlsy, Nathan, Joe) spent two years with the Off Center Theatre, a children’s repertory group. He appeared in “The Wicked Woman Revue” for the Westbeth Playwright’s Collective.

MEAT LOAF (Rabbit) was born in Dallas, Texas, and attended North Texas State University. His first Broadway appearance was in “Hair” and most recently in the off-Broadway production of “Rainbow.” In 1971 he had two singles and one album on the national record charts on Motown label. If you care to, you may go immediately after this performance to the Cafe La Mama on 4th street and see him in the Paul Foster production of “Silver Queen.”

KIM MILFORD (Trout, Wiley) stopped having birthdays awhile ago but at the tender age of sixteen he came to New York City on a school vacation and was sitting in a restaurant (a la Lana Turner) and got a Broadway choreographer asked him to audition for a show. He got the part and opened at the Palace Theater in “Henry, Sweet Henry.” The next year included living with the Judy Garland family, a trip around the world and other nonsense. Next he played the parts of Woof and Claude in “Hair” on Broadway right after it opened, and played the part of Sebastian in “Your Own Thing” off-Broadway and left the city to play the Courier in the national company of “1776”. He came back to te Big Apple to play the angel Tommy regularly on CBS “Secret Storm” tele-series, then graduated to playing the son of God in the national tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar” then switched to the role of Judas when the tour played the Kennedy Center last July. He left the tour when Jeff Beck spotted him and asked him to be his new lead singer. He toured with Beck and wound up in L.A. where he won critical acclaim in the Los Angeles production of Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass.” Kim figures he must be least 86 by now.

JOSH MOSTEL (Eastacre, Sugar, Nathan) was born on the shortest day of the year in 1946. When he was 12 years ikd e got his first professional job, appearing with the boy’s chorus of the New York Metropolitian Opera Company in “Carmen,” “La Gioconda,” and “Boris Gudonov.” His voice then changed and he was unemployed for 10 years. Josh generally answers P-K4 with the Center Counter game.

KATHLEEN TOLAN (Fiona) is a member of Andre Gregory’s Manhattan Project.

DENNIS BIRCHALL (Spookie) was born in Lincoln, R.I. and earned a B.F.A. in Theatre from the University of Rhode Island. He was a soloist with the State Ballet of Rhode Island for several years before moving to New York. He is currently a member of the Young American Dance Company. He is equally comfortable as an actor and singer.