Visiting Mr. Green has been one of
the great successes in Brazilian
theatre history. Starring beloved
actor Paulo Autran, who also did
the translation, playing opposite
television star Cássio Scapin, and
directed by Elias Andreato,
Visitando o Sr. Green opened in
June of 2000. Hailed by critics and
audiences, it played for the next
year and a half in Sao Paulo, Rio de
Janeiro, and on tour throughout
Paulo Autran won both major
Brazilian acting awardsfor his
portrayal of Mr. Green.
Taking a break from Mr. Green,
Paulo Autran translated and directed
Jeff Baron's play Mother's Day, which
among other achievements landed
Jeff Baron a spread in Brazilian
People (Istoé Gente) magazine.
In 2005, through the continued
efforts of producer Alexandre
Dórea Ribeiro, Visitando o Mr.
Green with Paulo Autran launched a
revival and ran another full year,
including a tour of Portugal. Cássio
Scapin began the second run, then
left for a new tv series. Ross
Gardiner was played to great acclaim
by Dan Stulbach.