Seth Allen


From Allen's New York Times obituary: " Seth Allen, a Brooklyn-born actor and director, died of cryptococcal meningitis Thursday at his home in Manhattan. He was 45 years old. Mr. Allen won an Obie Award for best actor of the 1966-1967 theatrical season for his appearance in ''Futz,'' directed by Tom O'Horgan and performed by La Mama Troupe... He was the author of ''Sissy."... As a director, he was best known for ''A Rat's Mass'' (1969) and ''Blonde Roots'' (1974), of which he was also the author." [];"Seth Allen is a member of the Open Theatre and he was last seen off-Broadway in Viet Rock. OOB productions include 'Hector the Heroic' and 'A Beautiful Day' at the Judson and fifteen productions at LaMama. He was a resident member of the company at Long Wharf Theatre, and toured Europe with the first LaMama Repertory Company..."

--Cast bios for "Futz" (1967) [OBJ.1967.0134]
La MaMa Films (1982)