Retiring Rice Players Sandy Havens Man for All Seasons

first_imgAddThis Share1CONTACT: David KaplanPHONE: (713)348-6777EMAIL: [email protected] PLAYERS’ SANDY HAVENS “MAN FOR ALL SEASONS”For 35 Years,Director’s Groundbreaking Productions Have Enriched the Life of theCityIn 1963, when SandyHavens was trying to make it on Broadway, he heard about an acting job. It mighthave been just the break for a handsome young man with talent. He hurried to thetheater for an audition, only to be told by the stage manager, “I think we’vealready made our choice. Some new guy.”The new guy wasRobert Redford, who would fare pretty well as an actor. But Haven’s star wouldalso shine, in a different constellation, but no less brightly.One year later, heaccepted a position at Rice Universitylast_img read more