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  • Playwright: "Abracadabra."
  • Also wrote many articles and revue sketches.
  • Stage: Appeared on Broadway in "First Impressions".
  • (1932) Stage: Appeared in Ashley Dukes' translation of Georg Kaiser's "From Morn to Midnight" at the Gate Theatre Studio in London, England, with Peter Godfrey (also director), Antony Eustrel, Noel Iliff, George Coulouris, Frances Clare and Derrick De Marney.
  • (1965) Stage: Appeared in Arthur Kopit's "Oh Dad, Poor Dad" at the Piccadilly Theatre in London, England, with Murray Melvin in the cast.
  • (July 11, 1952) Stage: She participated in the William Poel Commemoration at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Edith Evans, Robert Atkins, Lewis Casson, Russell Thorndike, Margaret Halstan, Adele Dixon, Ernest Milton, Esme Percy, Barbara Jefford, Robert Speaight and Helen Haye.
  • (1911) Stage: Appeared in "Where the Rainbow Ends" in London, England. Also in cast: Noël Coward.
  • John Murray Anderson's Almanac (1953). Musical revue. Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Additional music by Cy Coleman, Michael Grace, Joseph McCarthy, Henry Sullivan, John Rox, Bart Howard and Harry Belafonte. Sketches by Jean Kerr, Sumner Lock-Elliot, Arthur Macrae, Herbert Farjeon, Lauri Wylie and Billy K. Wells. Additional lyrics by Cy Coleman, Michael Grace, Joseph McCarthy, Henry Sullivan, John Rox, Bart Howard and Harry Belafonte. Musical Director: Buster Davis. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal. Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis. Dance arrangements by Gerald Alters. Assistant to Mr. Davis: David Sackson. Dances and Musical Numbers staged by Donald Saddler. Production staged by John Murray Anderson. Directed by Cyril Ritchard. Imperial Theatre: 10 Dec 1953- 26 Jun 1954 (229 performances). Cast: Harry Belafonte (as "Singer") [Broadway debut], Polly Bergen (as "Meg") [Broadway debut], Billy De Wolfe (as "David/Mrs. B./Laurie/Cornelius/The Butler"), Hermione Gingold (as "Miss Reingold/The Cellist/Mrs. A./Singer (of "Which Witch?")/The Lady/Bobo"), Orson Bean (as "Mike Hammer/The New Manager/Singer"), Jimmy Albright (as "Butler/Pierrot Ensemble/Guest at Ball"), Lee Becker (as "Train Bearer/Pierrot Ensemble/Singer"), Hank Brunjes (as "Pierrot Ensemble/Bridegroom/Singer"), Carleton Carpenter (as "Harlequin/The Pierrot of 1953/Man/The Song Plugger/Singer/Dancer"), Ronald Cecill (as "Pierrot Ensemble/Bridegroom/Butler"), Deane Crane, Nanci Crompton, Imelda De Martin, Elaine Dunn (as "The Pierrot of 1953/Jo/Singer/Dancer") [Broadway debut], Dorothy Dushock, Jay Harnick (as "Bridegroom/Chrous/The Man in the Box/Sedan Chair Bearer/Singer"), Colleen Hutchins, James Jewell, Larry Kert, Bob Kole, Gerard Leavitt, Celia Lipton, Greb Lober, Tina Louise (as "Queen/Chorus/Guest at Ball/Lady"), Ralph McWilliams, Kay Medford (as Pierrette Ensemble/Marmee/First Secretary/Fifi"), Jacqueline Mickles (as "Queen/Chorus/The Autumn Bride/Lady"), Harry Mimmo, Illona Murai, Margot Myers, Gwen Neilson, George Reeder (as "Bridegroom/Guest at the Ball/Dancer"), Siri (as "Chorus/Guest at the Ball/The Summer Bride"), Gloria Smith, Millard Thomas (as "Guitarist"), Kenneth Urmston, Monique Van Vooren, Toni Wheelis. Understudies: Imelda De Martin, Kenneth Harvey, Larry Kert, Gwen Neilson, Alice Pearce, Toni Wheelis. Produced by Michael Grace, Stanley Gilkey and Harry Rigby.
  • (1960s) Unsold pilot: Starred in a sitcom pilot called "Theodora".
  • (1935) She acted in the revue, "This World of Ours," at the Gate Studio Theatre in London, England with Charlotte Leigh, Hedley Briggs, Tony Forwood, Michael Anthony, Googie Withers, Peter Borrett, and Rosalind Iden in the cast. Ronald Hill, Diana Morgan, Robert MacDermott, Geoffrey Wright, Herbert Farjeon, Holt Marvell, Walter Leigh, and Robert Hamer were the writers and composers.
  • (1936) She acted in Ronald Hill's revue, "This Year, Next Year...," at the Gate Studio Theatre in London, England with Charlotte Leigh, Catherine Edridge, Rosalind Iden (was Rosalind Idene), Ian Jarvis, Max Kirby, John Chitty, and John Hunter in the cast. Norman Marshall was director. Hedley Briggs was designer. Herbert Farjeon, Walter Leigh, Diana Morgan, John Weir, William Walker, Charles Hatton, Graham McInnes, and Mark Langley provided additional material.
  • (1937) She acted in Geoffrey Wright, Robert MacDermot, John Adrian Ross, and Nicholas Phipps' revue, "Members Only," at the Gate Studio Theatre in London, England with Charles Hawtrey, Richard Haydn, Kenneth Carten, Nicholas Phipps, Nadine March, Ann Morrison, Billy Milton, Reginald Beckwith, and Gabrielle Brune in the cast. Norman Marshall and Geoffrey Wright were directors. William Chappell was designer. Diana Morgan, Walter Leigh, Ronald Hill, John Weir, Reginald Beckwith, Harold Plumptre, and Arthur Marshall provided additional material.
  • (1941) She performed in Leslie Julian Jones's revue, "Rise Above It," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Hermione Baddeley, Wilfred Hyde-White, Henry Kendall, Walter Crisham, Carol Lynne, and Natasha Sokolova in the cast.
  • (1943) She performed in Pemberton and Duben's revue, "Sweet and Low," at the Ambassador's Theatre in London, England with Walter Crisham in the cast.
  • (1944) She performed in Pemberton and Duben's revue, "Sweet and Low 2nd Edition," at the Ambassador's Theatre in London, England with Henry Kendall and Bonar Colleano in the cast.
  • (1944) She performed in Pemberton and Duben's revue, "Sweet and Low, 2nd Edition," at the Ambassador's Theatre in London, England with Henry Kendall and George Carden in the cast.
  • (1946) She performed in Pemberton and Dubens's revue, "Sweetest and Lowest," at the Ambassador's Theatre in London, England with Henry Kendall and George Carden in the cast.
  • (1975) She acted in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "A Little Night Music," at the Adelphi Theatre in London, England with Jean Simmons, Joss Ackland, Maria Aitken, Veronica Page, Terry Mitchell, Diane Langton, and Liz Robertson in the cast. Harold Prince was director.
  • From A to Z (1960). Musical revue. Book by Woody Allen, Herbert Farjeon and Nina Warner Hooks. Featuring songs by Jerry Herman, Jay Thompson, Dickson Hughes, Everett Sloane, Jack Holmes, Mary Rodgers, Paul Klein, Fred Ebb, Norman Martin, William Dyer and Charles Zwar. Featuring songs with lyrics by Jerry Herman, Jay Thompson, Dickson Hughes, Everett Sloane, Jack Holmes, Marshall Barer, Fred Ebb, Norman Martin, Don Parks, Lee Goldsmith and Alan Melville. Musical Director: Milton Greene. Music orchestrated by Jay Brower and Jonathan Tunick. Vocal arrangements by Milton Greene. Dance arrangements by Jack Holmes. "On the Beach" devised by Mark Epstein and Christopher Hewett. Directed by Christopher Hewett. Plymouth Theatre: 20 Apr 1960- 7 May 1960 (21 performances). Cast: Hermione Gingold, Alvin Epstein, Louise Hoff, Elliott Reid, Kelly Brown, Michael Fresco, Stuart Damon, Bob Dishy, Isabelle Farrell, Larry Hovis, Nora Kovach, Doug Spingler, Paula Stewart, Beryl Towbin, Virginia Vestoff. Produced by Carroll Masterson and Harris Masterson.
  • A Little Night Music (1973). Musical/Romantic Comedy. Music by Stephen Sondheim. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Hugh Wheeler. Suggested by the film "Smiles of a Summer Night" by Ingmar Bergman. Music orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Musical Director: Harold Hastings. Assistant to Mr. Hastings: Arthur Wagner. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Costume Design by Florence Klotz. Lighting Design by Tharon Musser. Choreographed by Patricia Birch. Directed by Harold Prince. Shubert Theatre (moved to The Majestic Theatre from 17 Sep 1973- close): 25 Feb 1973- 3 Aug 1974 (601 performances + 12 previews). Cast: Len Cariou (as "Frederik Egerman"), Hermione Gingold (as "Madame Armfeldt"), Glynis Johns (as "Desiree Armfeldt"), George Lee Andrews (as "Prid, Madame Armfeldt's butler") [Broadway debut], D'Jamin Bartlett (as "Petra") [Broadway debut], Despo (as "Malla, Desiree Armfeldt's maid"), Patricia Elliott (as "Countess Charlotte Malcolm"), Beth Fowler (as "Mrs. Segstrom"), Laurence Guittard (as "Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm"), Judy Kahan (as "Fredrika Armfeldt [Broadway debut], Mark Lambert (as "Henrik Egerman") [Broadway debut], Barbara Lang (as "Mrs. Anderssen"), Victoria Mallory (as "Anne Egerman"), Teri Ralston (as "Mrs. Nordstrom"), Benjamin Rayson (as "Mr. Lindquist"), Gene Varrone (as "Mr. Erlanson"), Will Sharpe Marshall (as "Bertrand, a page"), Sherry Mathis (as "Osa") [Broadway debut]. Understudies: Despo (as "Madame Armfeldt"), Beth Fowler (as "Countess Charlotte Malcolm/Petra"), Len Gochman (as "Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm/Frederik Egerman"), Barbara Lang (as "Desiree Armfeldt"), Will Sharpe Marshall (as "Frid/Henrik Egerman"), Sherry Mathis (as "Anne Egerman/Fredrika Armfeldt"). Replacement actors during Shubert Theatre run: Sheila K. Adams (as "Fredrika Armfeldt") [Broadway debut]. Replacement actors during Majestic Theatre run: William Daniels (as "Frederik Egerman" [from 25 Feb 1974- ?], Dick Sabol (as "Frid, Madame Armfeldt's butler"). Produced by Harold Prince. Produced in association with Ruth Mitchell. Note: Filmed as A Little Night Music (1977).
  • (November 30, 1956) Guested on the daytime television program "Fare For Ladies".
  • (December 2, 1958) Guested on the late night television series "The Ben Hecht Show".
  • (1964) She acted in Arthur Kopit's play, "Oh Dad, Poor Dad..." at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Carl Guttenberger in the cast.
  • (February 26, 1979) She acted in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Side by Side by Sondheim," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (1964) She acted in Arthur Kopit's play, "Oh, Dad, Poor Dad," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Chas. Forsythe was director.
  • (September 1958) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Fallen Angels," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Carol Bruce in the cast.
  • (August 1964) She acted in Arthur Kopit's play, "Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine.
  • (Summer 1958) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Fallen Angels," in a Kenley Players production at the Packard Music Hall Theatre in Warren, Ohio with Carol Bruce in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director.

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