Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the term George Spelvin.

On George Spelvin’s official page, our friends at Glamsmash Productions defined the name used in a program when an actor wants to refuse credit or when a character never actually appears on stage.

But now we want to know what George Spelvin means to you. You can use the comments section to

— suggest additional definitions

— tell us your favorite George Spelvin stories (Have you been in a play with a George Spelvin character?)

— link to other sites or videos that seem George Spelvin-appropriate

If you’d like to make a George Spelvin video of your own, then we’d love to hear from you! Just email us through our contact page. Tell us about yourself and why you want to make a video. We’ll be in touch ASAP and give you details on how to add your video to the Theatre Dictionary!


Mark Blankenship, Theatre Dictionary editor