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  • (1940 - 1966) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1940) Stage Play: Romeo and Juliet. Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Production Design by Laurence Olivier. Scenic Design / Costume Design by Motley. Lighting Design by Robert Edmond Jones. Incidental music by Alexander Steinert and Laurence Olivier. Directed by Laurence Olivier. 51st Street Theatre: 9 May 1940- 8 Jun 1940 (36 performances). Cast: Virginia Burchfield, Mary Kane, Patricia Knight, Vivien Leigh (as "Juliet, daughter to Capulet") [Broadway debut], Nancie B. Marsland (as "A Cook"), Laurence Olivier (as "Romeo, son of Montague), Charles Prescott, Howard Stark, Wesley Addy (as "Benvolio, nephew to Montague and friend to Romeo"), William Barrows, Ralph Brooke, Walter Brooke, Hazel Brown, Robert Busch, Oliver Cliff, Frank Downing, H. Robert Edwards, Brant Gorman, Wilton Graff, Ralph Grayson, Earle Grey, Halliwell Hobbes (as "Capulet"), Barbara Horder, Ted Huish, Raymond Johnson, Alexander Knox (as "Friar Laurence, a Franciscan") [Broadway debut], Charles Martin, Jack Merivale, Nan Merriman, Edmond O'Brien (as "Mercutio, kinsman to the prince and friend to Romeo), Tileston Perry, Joan Shepard, Clara Speer, Morton Stevens (as "Watchman/Old Capulet / Friar John, a Franciscan"), John Straub, Joseph Tomes, Katherine Warren, Ben Webster, May Whitty (as "Nurse to Juliet"), Cornel Wilde (as "Tybalt, nephew to Lady Capulet"). Produced by Laurence Olivier.
  • (1963) Stage Play: Tovarich. Musical comedy. Based on a book by David Shaw. Music by Lee Pockriss. Lyrics by Anne Croswell. Based on the comedy by Jacques Deval and Robert E. Sherwood. Musical Director: Stanley Lebowsky. Vocal arrangements by Stanley Lebowsky. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. "You'll Make an Elegant Butler (I'll Make an Elegant Maid)" by Joan Javits and Philip Springer. Dance music composed by Lee Pockriss. Additional dance music by Dorothea Freitag. Translation of "Tovarich" from the original French of Jacques Deval by Bettina Liebowitz Knapp and Alba della Fazia. Assistant Musical Dir.: Milton Setzer. Directed by Peter Glenville. Broadway Theatre (moved to The Majestic Theatre from 10 Jun 1963- 28 Sep 1963, then moved to The Winter Garden Theatre from 7 Oct 1963- close): 18 Mar 1963- 9 Nov 1963 (264 performances). Cast: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Vivien Leigh (as "Tatiana"), George S. Irving (as "Charles Davis"), Louise Kirkland (as "Grace Davis"), Alexander Scourby (as "Gorotchenko"), Louise Troy (as "Natalia Mayovskaya"), Tom Abbott, Lorenzo Blanco, Antony De Vecci, Alice Evans (as "Singer"), Marion Fels, Carol Flemming, Michele Franchi (as "Baroness Rasumov/Dancer"), Katia Geleznova, William Glassman, Margery Gray (as "Helen Davis"), Harald Horn, Del Horstmann (as "Singer"), Bettye Jenkins, Barney Johnston (as "Singer"), Pat Kelly, Michael Kermoyan, Jeff Killion, Dale Malone, Don McHenry, Charlene Mehl, Rita Metzger, Paul Michael (as "Vassily"), Byron Mitchell (as "George Davis"), Barbara Monte, Will Parkins, William Reilly, Barbara Richman, Larry Roquemore, Elliott Savage, Maggie Task, Eleanore Treiber, Joan Trona, Gene Varrone (as "Count Ivan Shamforoff"). Standby: Joan Copeland (as "Tatiana"). Understudies: Carol Flemming (as "Helen Davis"), Del Horstmann (as "Charles Davis/Gorotchenko/M. Chauffourier-Dubieff"), Barney Johnston (as "Count Ivan Shamforoff"), Pat Kelly (as "Grace Davis/Louise"), Michael Kermoyan (as "Mikail"), Jeff Killion (as "Admiral Boris Soukhomine/M. Chauffourier-Dubieff"), Larry Roquemore (as "George Davis") and Elliott Savage (as "Vassily"). Produced by Abel Farbman and Sylvia Harris.
  • (1957) Stage: Appeared (as "Lavinia") in "Titus Andronicus" by William Shakespeare, directed by Peter Brook, Stoll Theatre, London.
  • Stage: Played Desdemona in "Othello"
  • Stage: Played Sabina in "Skin Of Our Teeth"
  • Stage: Played Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire", London, England.
  • Stage: Played Viola in "Twelfth Night"
  • Stage: Played Lady Teazle in "School For Scandal"
  • (1935) Stage: Starred in "The Mask of Virtue", London, England.
  • (1937 - 1938) Stage: She appeared in William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Ralph Richardson, Robert Helpmann, Stephen Murray, Anthony Quayle in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.
  • (1937 - 1938) Stage: Appeared in the Old Vic Theatre Season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, with Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Emlyn Williams, Stephen Murray, Anthony Quayle and Andrew Cruickshank in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.
  • (1949) Stage: Appeared in Jean Anouilh's "Antigone" and Anton Chekhov's "The Proposal," at the Old Vic at the New Theatre in London, England, with Laurence Olivier (also director), George Relph, George Cooper and Peter Cushing in the cast.
  • (1949) Stage: Appeared in the Old Vic Theatre Season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England, and on the Australasian Tour with Laurence Olivier, George Relph, Peter Cushing and Terence Morgan in the cast. John Burrell, Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson were directors.
  • (June 7, 1955) Stageg: Appeared in William Shakespeare's "Macbeth," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, with Laurence Olivier, Keith Michell, Ralph Michael, Ian Holm, Dilys Hamlett, William Devlin, James Grout, Maxine Audley, Emrys James, John Southworth and Patrick Wymark in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director.
  • (April 12, 1955) Stage: Appeared in William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, with Laurence Olivier in the cast. John Gielgud was director.
  • (1955) Stage: Appeared at the Stratford Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, with Laurence Olivier, Angela Baddeley, Joyce Redman, Alan Webb, Maxine Audley, Michael Denison, Keith Michell, Rosalind Atkinson, Ralph Michael and Michael Devlin in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw and Anthony Quayle were directors.
  • (August 16, 1955) Stage: Appeared in William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, with Laurence Olivier, Anthony Quayle, Ian Holm, Alan Webb and Maxine Audley in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
  • (July 1, 1957) Stage: Appeared in William Shakespeare's "Titus Andronicus," at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England, with Laurence Olivier, Anthony Quayle, Maxine Audley, William Devlin, Ian Holm and Alan Webb in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
  • (1957) Stage: Appeared in the tour of the Stratford Theatre Festival with Laurence Olivier and Anthony Quayle and at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England, with Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson, Robert Harris, Joan Miller, Alec Clunes, Geoffrey Keen, Cyril Luckham, Mark Dignam, Patrick Wymark, Jane Wenham and Clive Revill in the cast. Glen Byam Shaw was director.
  • (1956) Stage: Appeared in "South Sea Bubble" by Noël Coward, Lyric Theater, London, England.
  • (1945) She acted in Thornton Wilder's play, "The Skin of Our Teeth," at the Phoenix Theatre in London, England with Vivien Leigh, Terry Morgan, Cecil Parker, Leonard Maguire, Eve Moore, Ena Burrill, and Wallas Eaton in the cast. Laurence Olivier was director.
  • (1942) She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Doctor's Dilemma," at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Vivien Leigh, Peter Glenville, and George Relph in the cast.
  • (1951) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," at the St. James Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Robert Helpmann, Norman Wooland, Desmond Llewellyn, Maxine Audley, Peter Cushing, Wilfrid Hyde White, Jill Bennett, Richard Goolden, Niall MacGinnis, Esmond Knight, Clifford Williams, Edmund Pardom, Cy Grant, and Timothy Bateson in the cast.
  • (1951) She acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Caesar and Cleopatra," at the St. James Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Esmond Knight, Edmund Pardom, Clifford Williams, Cy Grant, Peter Cushing, Elspeth March, Maxine Audley, Jill Bennett, Henry Oscar, Richard Goolden, Niall MacGinnis, Wilfrid Hyde White, and Robert Helpmann in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.
  • (April 18, 1940) She played Juliet in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet," at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Laurence Olivier (Romeo); Dame May Whitty (Nurse); Wilton Graff (Prince Escalus); Cornel Wilde (Tybalt); Wesley Addy (Benvolio); Halliwell Hobbes (Capulet); Katharine Warren (Lady Capulet); Ben Webster (Montague); Barbara Horder (Lady Montague); Emond O'Brien (Mercutio); Frank Downing (Paris); Alexander Knox (Friar Laurence) and Morton L. Stevens (Old Capulet and Friar John) in the cast.

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