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  • (1918 - 1964) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1918) Stage Play: The Squab Farm. Written by Frederic Hatton and Fanny Hatton. Bijou Theatre: 13 Mar 1918- Apr 1918 (closing date unknown/45 performances). Cast: Bert Angeles, Tallulah Bankhead [Broadway debut], Raymond Bloomer, Julia Bruns, Harry Davenport, Alfred Dayton, Florence Doyle, William L. Gibson, Fred Kaufman, Dorothy Klewer, Vivian Rushmore, Charles Seay, Lowell Sherman, G. Oliver Smith, Ann Sustin, Suzanne Willa. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
  • (1920) Stage Play: Footloose. Drama. Written by Zoe Akins from "For-get-me-not" by Herman Merivale and F.C. Grove. Directed by O.P. Heggie. Greenwich Village Theatre: 10 May 1920- Jun 1920 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Tallulah Bankhead (as "Rose de Brissac"), Lillian Brennard, Robert Casadesus, O.P. Heggie (as "Barrato"), Elisabeth Risdon (as "Alice Verney"), Emily Stevens, Norman Trevor (as "Sir Horace Welby"), John Webster. Produced by George C. Tyler.
  • (1939) Stage Play: The Little Foxes. Drama. Written by Lillian Hellman. Scenic Design by Howard Bay. Costume Design by Aline Bernstein. Directed by Herman Shumlin. National Theatre: 15 Feb 1939- 3 Feb 1940 (410 performances). Cast: Tallulah Bankhead (as "Regina Giddens"), Patricia Collinge (as "Birdie Hubbard"), Frank Conroy (as "Horace Giddens"), Lee Baker (as "William Marshall"), Charles Dingle (as "Benjamin Hubbard"), Dan Duryea (as "Leo Hubbard"), John Marriott (as "Cal"), Abbey Mitchell [credited as Abbie Mitchell] (as "Addie"), Carl Benton Reid (as "Oscar Hubbard"), Florence Williams (as "Alexandra Giddens"). Replacement actors: Eugenia Rawls (as "Alexandra Giddens"). Produced by Herman Shumlin. Note: Filmed by The Samuel Goldwyn Co. as The Little Foxes (1941) and Die kleinen Füchse (1962) [Germany].
  • (1930s) Stage: Appeared (as "Judith Traherne") in "Dark Victory" on Broadway.
  • (1941) Stage Play: Clash by Night. Drama. Written by Clifford Odets. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Directed by Lee Strasberg. Belasco Theatre: 27 Dec 1941- 7 Feb 1942 (49 performances). Cast: Seth Arnold (as "Vincent Kress"), Tallulah Bankhead (as "Mae Wilenski"), Ralph Chambers (as "Mr. Potter"), Lee J. Cobb (as "Jerry Wilenski"), Stephan Eugene Cole (as "Usher"), Harold Grau (as "Man"), John F. Hamilton (as "Jerry's Father"), Katherine Locke (as "Peggy Coffey"), William Nunn (as "Waiter"), Robert Ryan (as "Joe W. Doyle"), Joseph Schildkraut (as "Earl Pfeiffer"), Joseph Shattuck (as "Abe Horowitz"), Art Smith (as "Tom"). Produced by Billy Rose. Note: filmed as Clash by Night (1952).
  • (1933) Stage: Appeared (as "Mary Clay") in "Forsaking All Others" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Edward Roberts and Frank Cavett. Directed by Thomas Mitchell. Times Square Theatre: 1 Mar 1933-Jun 1933 (closing date unknown/110 performances). Cast: Harry Anderson, Harlan Briggs (as "Dent"), Ilka Chase (as "Elinor Branch"), Millicent Hanley, Robert Hudson, Fred Keating, Anderson Lawler (as "Dillon Todd"), George Lessey, Donald MacDonald, Barbara O'Neil, Nancy Ryan (as "Dottie Winters"), Roger Sterns, Cora Witherspoon (as "Mrs. Paula La Salle"). Produced by Archibald Selwyn.
  • (1956) Stage: Starred in an unsuccessful revival of "The Ziegfield Follies", produced by Richard Kollmar (husband of New York columnist Dorothy Kilgallen), which closed before making it to Broadway.
  • (1955) Stage: Appeared in US tour of "Dear Charles". Also in cast: Patsy Kelly.
  • (1938) Stage: Starred in "I Am Different", Ritz Theater, Los Angeles, CA.
  • (1952) Radio: Starred as Margo Channing in an adaptation of the film All About Eve (1950).
  • (1956) Stage: Appeared (as "Blanche Du Bois") in "A Streetcar Named Desire" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Tennessee Williams. Scenery and lighting executed by Watson Barratt. Based on original designs by Jo Mielziner. Production Design by Watson Barratt. Directed by Herbert Machiz. City Center: 15 Feb 1956-26 Feb 1956 (15 performances). Cast: David Anthony (as "Sailor"), Bert Bertram (as "Strange Man"), Rudy Bond (as "Mitch"), Sandy Campbell (as "Young Collector"), Vinnette Carroll (as "Negro Woman"), Bruno Damon, Jean Ellyn, Lou Gilbert (as "Pablo Gonzales"), Frances Heflin (as "Stella Kowalski"), Dorrit Kelton (as "Strange Woman"), Gerald S. O'Loughlin (as "Stanley Kowalski"), Edna Thomas (as "Mexican Woman"). Produced by New York City Center Theatre Company (Jean Dalrymple: Director).
  • (1942) Stage Play: The Skin of Our Teeth. Comedy. Written by Thornton Wilder. Press Representative: Richard Maney and John L. Toohey. Stage Manager: B.D. Kranz. Assistant Stage Mgr: Stanley Prager. Directed by Elia Kazan. Plymouth Theatre: 18 Nov 1942- 25 Sep 1943 (359 performances). Cast: Tallulah Bankhead (as "Sabina"), Florence Eldridge (as "Mrs. Antrobus"), Fredric March (as "Mr. Antrobus"), Remo Bufano (as "Dinosaur"), Carroll Clark, Harry Clark, Montgomery Clift (as "Henry"), Stephan Cole, Ralph Cullinan (as "Homer"), Morton Da Costa, Viola Dean (as "Ivy"), Aubrey Fassett, Edith Faversham, Seumas Flynn, Arthur Griffin, Frances Heflin (as "Gladys"), Ralph Kellard (as "Professor/Mr. Tremayne") [final Broadway role], Emily Lorraine, E.G. Marshall (as "Mr. Fitzpatrick"), Eulabelle Moore (as "Hester"), Eva Mudge Nelson (as "Miss M. Muse"), Stanley Prager (as "Usher/Conveener/Fred Bailey"), Andrew Ratousheff (as "Mammoth"), Florence Reed, Patricia Riordan, Elizabeth Scott, Joseph Smiley, Earl Sydnor (as "Chair Pusher"), Dick Van Patten (as "Telegraph Boy") [credited as Dickie Van Patten], Stanley Weede (as "Conveener"). Produced by Michael Myerberg.
  • (1921) Stage Play: The Exciters. Comedy. Written by Martin Brown. Directed by Edgar Selwyn. Times Square Theatre: 22 Sep 1922- Oct 1922 (closing date unknown/43 performances). Cast: Marsh Allen (as "Hilary Rand"), Tallulah Bankhead (as "Rufus Rand"), Alan Dinehart (as "Dan MacGee"), Sidney Dudley (as "Second Man"), Florence Flinn (as "Vaughn"), Echlin Gayer (as "Joselyn Basset-Brown"), Roy Gordon (as "Flash Fagan"), Jerry Hart (as "First Man"), Robert Hyman (as "Sumter Dalrymple"), Frederick Karr (as "Mr. Rackham"), Wright Kramer (as "Seymour Katz"), Thais Lawton (as "Mrs. Hilary Rand'), Aline MacMahon' (as "Miss Files"), Enid Markey (as "Ermintrude Marilley"), Albert Marsh (as "Chauffeur"), Chester Morris (as "Lexington Dalrymple"), Edwin Walter (as "St. Joe"). Produced by The Selwyns.
  • The Eagle Has Two Heads (1947). Melodrama.
  • (1961) Stage Play: Midgie Purvis (1961). Nominated for Tony Award.
  • (1964) Stage Play: The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore. (Revival).
  • (1938) Stage Play: The Circle. Romantic comedy. Written by W. Somerset Maugham. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Directed by Bretaigne Windust. Playhouse Theatre: 18 Apr 1938- Jun 1938 (closing date unknown/72 performances). Cast: Tallulah Bankhead (as "Elizabeth"), James E. Corbett (as "Benson"), John Emory (as "Edward Luton"), Bramwell Fletcher (as "Arnold Champion-Cheney, M.P."), Grace George (as "Lady Catherine Champion-Cheney"), Dennis Hoey (as "Lord Porteous"), Cecil Humphreys (as "Clive Champion-Cheney"), May Marshall (as "Spaulding"), Audrey Ridgewell [credited as Audrey Ridgwell] (as "Mrs. Shenstone"). Produced by William A. Brady.
  • (1935) Stage Play: Rain. Drama (revival). Written by John Colton and Clemence Randolph. Based on "Miss Sadie Thompson" by W. Somerset Maugham. Directed by Sam Forrest. Music Box Theatre: 12 Feb 1935- Mar 1935 (closing date unknown/47 performances). Cast: Tallulah Bankhead (as "Sadie Thompson"), Granville Bates (as "Joe Horn, Trader of Pago Pago"), Harold De Becker, Frank De Silva, Elizabeth Dewing, K.A. Fernando, Walter Gilbert, Ethel Intropodi (as "Mrs. McPhail"), Nicholas Joy (as "Dr. McPhail"), Jack McKee, Herbert Ransom (as "Rev. Alfred Davidson"), Kent Thurber, John Waller, Emma Wilcox [final Broadway role], Ethel Wilson. Produced by Sam Harris.
  • (1921) Stage Play: Everyday. Comedy. Written by Rachel Crothers. Directed by Rachel Crothers. Bijou Theatre: 16 Nov 1921- Jan 1922 (closing date unknown/30 performances). Cast: Tallulah Bankhead (as "Phyllis Nolan"), Don Burroughs (as "T.D. Raymond"), Mary Donnelly (as "May Raymond'), Minnie Dupree (as "Fannie Nolan"), Henry Hull (as "John McFarlane"), Frank Sheridan (as "Judge Nolan"), Lucile Watson (as "Mrs. Raymond"). Produced by Mary Kirkpatrick.
  • (1921) Stage Play: Nice People. Comedy. Written by Rachel Crothers. Directed and produced under the personal supervision of Rachel Crothers. Klaw Theatre: 2 Mar 1921- Jun 1921 (closing date unknown/120 performances). Cast: Edwin Hensley (as "Trevor Leeds"), Martin Alsop (as "Hubert Gloucester"), Tallulah Bankhead (as "Hallie Livingston"), Vincent Coleman (as "Billy Wade"), Katharine Cornell (as "Eileen Baxter-Jones"), Charles Gibney (as "Mr. Heyfer"), Hugh Huntley (as "Scottie Wilbur"), Francine Larrimore (as "Theodora Gloucester"), Merle Maddern (as "Margaret Rainsford"), Guy Milham (as "Oliver Comstock"). Produced by Sam Harris. Note: Filmed as Nice People (1922).
  • (1935) Stage Play: Something Gay, Comedy. Written by Adelaide Heilbron. Directed by Thomas Mitchell. Morosco Theatre: 29 Apr 1935- Jul 1935 (losing date unknown/72 performances). Cast: Percy Ames (as "Hatters"), Tallulah Bankhead (as "Moncia Grey"), Elizabeth Dewing (as "Marie"), Roy Gordon (as "Richard Rogers"), Walter Pidgeon(as "Herbert Grey"), Nancy Ryan (as "Julia Freyne"), Hugh Sinclair (as "John Cochran"), Kent Thurber (as "Nick"). Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
  • (1954) She acted in Alan Melville's play, "Dear Charles," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Fred Keating in the cast.
  • (1956) She acted in Peter Howard and Ted Graham's play, "Welcome, Darlings," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with James Kirkwood in the cast.
  • (July 2 to 7,1962) She acted in George Oppenheimer's play, "Here Today," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Estelle Winwood in the cast.
  • (1947) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Private Lives" in Chicago, Illinois.
  • (March 21, 1950) She played Amanda Prynne in Noel Coward's play, "Privates Lives," at the Harris Theater in Chicago, Illinois with Barbara Baxley (Sibyl Chase); Donald Cook (Elyot Chase); William Langford (Victor Prynne); and Claudia Le Due (Louise) in the cast.
  • (1964) She acted in R.F. Delderfield's play, "Glad Tidings," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with William Roerick in the cast.
  • (1940) She acted in Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts.
  • (1941) She acted in Jacques Deval's play, "Her Cardboard Lover," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Harry Ellerbe in the cast.
  • (September 30, 1940) She acted in Lillian Hellman's play, "The Little Foxes," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Frank Conroy, Abbie Mitchell, John Marriott, Marie Carroll, Carl Benton Reid, Dan Duryea, Lee Baker, Charles Dingle, and Eugenia Rawls in the cast. Howard Bay was set designer. Aline Bernstein was costume designer. Herman Shumlin was producer and director.
  • (October 22, 1945) She acted in Philip Barry's play, "Foolish Notion," in a Theatre Guild production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Donald Cook, John Emery, Aubrey Mather, Marlyn Monk, Joan Shepard, Mary Howes, and Diane Chadwick in the cast. Jo Mielziner was set designer. Mainbocher was costume designer. John C. Wilson was producer.
  • (February 3, 1947) She acted in Jean Cocteau's play, "The Eagle Has Two Heads," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (March 22, 1948) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Private Lives," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (February 13, 1950) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Private Lives," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (February 21, 1955) She acted in Marc Gilbert Sauvajon and Frederick Jackson's play, "Dear Charles," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Robert Coote, Theodore Newton, Werner Klemperer, William Roerick, Norah Howard, Larry Robinson, Tom Raynor, Grace Raynor, Peter Pell, and Patsy Kelly in the cast. Alan Melville was adapter. Donald Oenslager was set designer. Edmund Baylies was director. Richard Aldrich, Richard Myers, and Julius Fleischmann were producers.
  • (1962) She acted in George Oppenheimer's play, "Here Today," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Donald Symington and Bill Story in the cast. Jack Sydow was director.
  • (August 1941) She acted in Jacques Deval and P.G. Wodehouse's play, "Her Cardboard Lover," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine.
  • (August 1954) She acted in Alan Melville's play, "Dear Charles," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine.
  • (July 1962) She acted in George Oppenheimer's play, "Here Today," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine.

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