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(1913- 1976). Active on Broadway in the following productions:

(1913). Stage Play: A Good Little Devil. Written by Rosemonde Gerard and Maurice Rostand. Book adapted by Austin Strong. Theatre Republic: 8 Jan 1913- May 1913 (closing date unknown/133 performances). Cast: Mary Pickford (as "Juliet"), Ernest Truex (as "Charles MacLance"), Augusta Anderson (as "Lady Molineaux"), Wilda Bennett (as "Queen Mab"), Raymond J. Bloomer (as "Hon. Percy Cusack Smith"), Claire Burke (as "Titania"), Charles Castner (as "John"), Dennis Cleugh (as "The Solicitor from London"), Edward Connelly (as "Old Nick Sr."), Edward Dolly (as "Sandy"), Louis Esposit (as "Jock"), Amy Fitzpatrick (as "Miss Letterblair"), Georgia Mae Fursman (as "Thought-From-Afar"), Gerard Gardner (as "Wally"), Etienne Girardot (as "Old Nick Jr."), Lillian Gish (as "Morganie") [Broadway debut], Laura Grant (as "Marion"), Edna Griffin (as "Viviane"), Arthur Hill (as "Rab, the dog"), Edna M. Holland (as "Lady Ralston"), Ernest Lawford (as "A Poet"), Iva Merlin (as "Betsy"), Harold Meyer (as "Neil"), Katherine Minihan (as "Lady Cavendish"), Adrian Morgan (as "Mack"), William Norris (as "Mrs. MacMiche"), Lauren Pullman (as "Angus"), David Ross (as "Davie"), Conway Shaffer (as "Lord H. De Bar"), Henry Stanford (as "Lord Colington of Pilrig"), Norman Taurog (as "Allan") [only Broadway role], Jeanne Towler (as "Lady Rosalind"), Robert Vivian (as "The Lawyer from Oban"), Reggie Wallace (as "Dewbright"), Roland Wallace (as "Jamie"), Pat Walshe (as "Huggermunk"), Joseph A. Wilkes (as "The Doctor from Inverary"). Produced by David Belasco. Note: Filmed as A Good Little Devil (1914).

(1933) Stage: Appeared (as "Effie Holden") in "Nine Pine Street" on Broadway. Written by John Colton and Carlton Miles. From a play by William Miles and Donald Blackwell. Directed by A.H. Van Buren. Longacre Theatre: 27 Apr 1933-May 1933 (closing date unknown/28 performances). Cast: Roberta Beatty, Helen Claire, Andree Corday, Raymond Hackett (as "Warren Pitt"), Robert Harrison, Eleanor Hicks, James Hollicky, James P. Houston, William Ingersoll (as "Dr. Powell"), Neil McFee, John Morrissey, Jessamine Newcombe, Barna Ostertag, Catherine Proctor, Janet Young. Produced by Margaret Hewes.

(1932). Stage Play: Camille. Drama (revival). Written by Alexandre Dumas père. Book adapted by Edna Chappell, Delos Chappell and Robert Edmond Jones. Lighting Design by Robert Edmond Jones. Directed by Robert Edmond Jones. Morosco Theatre: 1 Nov 1932- Nov 1932 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: Leona Boytel, Lillian Bronson, Helen Freeman, Lillian Gish (as "Marguerite Gautier") Raymond Hackett (as "Armand Duval"), Harriett Ingersoll, Edna James, William James, Moffat Johnston (as "M. Duval, The Doctor"), Richard Kendrick, Robert Le Seuer, Lewis Martin, Mary Morris, Bartlett Robinson, Paul Stephenson, Betty Upthegrove, Ian Wolfe (as "Count De Giray" and "Gustave"), Cora Witherspoon (as "Prudence"), Frederic Worlock. Produced by Delos Chappell Inc. Note: First produced in 1853, this is likely the most revived work produced on Broadway. It has been revived 15 times (this production was the 14th revival), last produced in December, 1935. Oddly, none of the revivals have been particularly successful.

(1942). Stage Play: Mr. Sycamore [The Saga of John Gwilt in Eight Verses]. Comedy. Written by Ketti Frings [earliest Broadway credit], from a story by Robert Ayre. Directed by Lester Vail. Guild Theatre: 13 Nov 1942- 28 Nov 1942 (19 performances). Cast: Stuart Erwin (as "John Gwilt") [Broadway debut], Lillian Gish (as "Jane Gwilt"), Enid Markey (as "Estelle Benlow"), Walter F. Appler (as "Mr. Fernfield"), Harry Bellaver, Albert Bergh (as "Mr. Oikle"), Helen Brown (as "People of Smeed"), Russell Collins (as "Reverand Doctor Doody"), Barbara Dale (as "People of Smeed"), Helen Dodson (as "People of Smeed"), Jed Dooley (as "Mr. Hammond"), Franklyn Fox (as "Fletcher Pingpank"), Kenneth Hayden (as "Second Milkman/People of Smeed"), Mary Heckart (as "Emily/People of Smeed"), Pearl Herzog (as "Daisy Staines"), Otto Hulett (as "Fred Staines"), Ray J. Largay (as "Mr. Hoop"), Louise McBride (as "Julie Fish/People of Smeed"), Peggy Opdycke (as "People of Smeed"), John Philliber (as "Abner Coote"), Rupert Pole (as "Third Milkman/People of Smeed"), Leona Powers (as "Myrtle Staines"), Harry Sheppard (as "Ned Fish"), Buddy Swan (as "Albert Fernfield"), Ernest Theiss (as "First Milkman/People of Smeed"), Harry Townes (as "Tom Burton"), Albert Vees (as "People of Smeed"). Produced by The Theatre Guild. Notes: (1) One of the biggest flops of the 1942 Broadway season. (2) Filmed by Capricorn Productions [distributed by Film Ventures International (FVI)] as Mr. Sycamore (1975).

(9/9/43) Radio: Appeared in "Suspense", episode "Marry for Murder".

(1937). Stage Play: The Star-Wagon. Drama/fantasy. Written by Maxwell Anderson. Musical Director: Albert Pearl. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Empire Theatre: 29 Sep 1937- Apr 1938 (closing date unknown/223 performances). Cast: Lillian Gish (as "Martha Minch"), Burgess Meredith (as "Stephen Minch"), Evelyn Abbott, Alan Anderson, Whit Bissell (as "Park"), Jane Buchanan (as "Hallie Arlington"), Russell Collins (as "Hanus Wicks"), Charles Forrester (as "2nd Thug"), Howard Freeman, William Garner (as "Oglethorpe"), Barry Kelley (as "1st Thug"), Mildred Natwick (as "Mrs. Rutledge"), Edmond O'Brien (as "Paul Reiger"), John Philliber, Edith Smith, Kent Smith (as "Duffy"), Muriel Starr (as "Angela/Herb Woman"), J. Arthur Young (as "Mr. Arlington"). Replacement actors: Barry Kelley (as "Duffy"), Raymond Parker (as "Park"), Victor Rankin (as "Paul Reiger"), John Trelfall (as "Park"), Keenan Wynn (as "1st Thug"). Produced by Guthrie McClintic.

(1968) Stage: Appeared (as "Margaret Garrison") in "I Never Sang for My Father" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Robert Anderson. Scenic / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge. Assistant to Theoni Aldredge: Harry Curtis. Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John T. Jensen Jr. and L.C. Warner. Directed by Alan Schneider. Longacre Theatre: 25 Jan 1968-11 May 1968 (124 performances + 1 preview on 24 Jan 19698). Cast: Hal Holbrook (as "Gene Garrison"), Alan Webb (as "Tom Garrison"), Teresa Wright (as "Alice"), Laurinda Barrett, Matt Crowley, Allan Frank, Daniel Keyes, Sloane Shelton, James A. Spearman, Earl Sydnor. Produced by Gilbert Cates. Produced in association with Doris Vidor. NOTE: Filmed as I Never Sang for My Father (1970), "American Playhouse: I Never Sang for My Father (#7.13)" (1988).

(1934) Stage: Appeared (as "The Young Whore") in "Within the Gates" on Broadway. Drama. Incidental music by Milton Lusk and Lehman Engel [earliest Broadway credit]. Written by Sean O'Casey. Choreographed by Elsa Findlay. Directed by Melvyn Douglas. National Theatre: 22 Oct 1934-Feb 1935 (closing date unknown/141 performances). Cast: Mildred Albert, Charles Angelo (as "The Man in the Trilbey Hat"), Morris Ankrum (as "The Atheist"), George Augustin, Tony Barone, Mordecai Bauman, Phil Bishop, Suzanne Black, Kenneth Bostock, Mary Brandt, Edward Broadley (as "1st Evangelist"), Victor Bryant, Tomes Chapman, Kathryn Collier (as "The Bishop's Sister"), Ralph Cullinan (as "The Foreman"), Kathryn Curl, Martha Eaton, Bramwell Fletcher (as "The Dreamer"), Frank Gabrielson, Betty Gladstone, Anne Goddard, Miriam Goldina, Gordon Gould (as "1st Platform Speaker"), Serge Gradoff, Dorothy Higgins, Marjorie Hyder, Serge Inga, Moffat Johnston (as "The Bishop"), James Jolley, Charles Keane (as "The Man in the Burberry "), Barry Kelley (as "The Gardener"), Robert Kerr, Stanley Klein, Karl Kohrs, Ellen Larned (as "The Woman Who Feeds the Birds"), Alexander Lewis, Ellen Love, Byron McGrath (as "A Young Salvation Army Officer"), Barry Macollum (as "1st Chair Attendant"), Vera Fuller Mellish (as "1st Nursemaid"), Ram Meyer, Dodson Mitchell (as "2nd Platform Speaker"), Esther Mitchell (as "2nd Nursemaid"), Elizabeth Morgan, Mary Morris, Margaret Mower (as "Symbol of the Seasons"), John Daly Murphy (as "2nd Chair Attendant"), Gifford Nash, Jessamine Newcombe, Arthur Porter, Evangeline Raleigh, Ursula Seiler, Edith Shayne, Virginia Spottswood, Pauline Stokes, Peggy Strickland, Ralph Sumpter (as "The Young Man in Plus-Fours"), William Triest, Arthur Villars, Clyde Walters, Teddy Williams, William Williams, Rodifer Wilson, Stanley G. Wood (as "The Man in the Bowler Hat"). Produced by George Bushar and John Tuerk.

(1903) Stage: Appeared in "The Little Red Schoolhouse" on Broadway. Written by Hal Reid.

(1947) She acted in Rodney Ackland's stage adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel, "Crime and Punishment", at the National Theatre in New York City with John Gielgud, Vladimir Sokoloff, Alice John, Sanford Meisner, E.A. Krumschmidt and Dolly Haas in the cast. Theodor Komisarjevsky was the director.

Hamlet (1936). Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Scenic and Costume Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Empire Theatre (moved to The St. James Theatre from Jan 1937 to close): 8 Oct 1936- unknown (132 performances). Cast included: John Gielgud (as "Hamlet, son to the late, and nephew to the present King"), Judith Anderson, A.S. 'Pop' Byron, John Emery, Lillian Gish (as "Ophelia"), Harry Andrews, John Cromwell (as "Rosencrantz"), Ivan Triesault, George Vincent, Murvyn Vye. Produced by Guthrie McClintic.

(1960). Stage Play: All the Way Home. Drama. Written by Tad Mosel [final Broadway credit]. Based on the Pulitzer Prize novel "A Death in the Family" by James Agee. Assistant Director: Gene Lasko. Directed by Arthur Penn. Belasco Theatre: 30 Nov 1960- 16 Sep 1961 (333 performances + 1 preview on 29 Nov 1960). Cast: Robert Ader (as "A Boy"), Thomas Chalmers (as "Joel Lynch") [final Broadway role], Jeff Conaway (as "A Boy") [Broadway debut], Colleen Dewhurst (as "Mary Follet"), Lillian Gish (as "Catherine Lynch"), Arthur Hill (as "Jay Follet"), Clifton James (as "Ralph Follet"), Dorrit Kelton (as "Aunt Sadie Follet"), Aline MacMahon (as "Aunt Hannah Lynch"), John Megna (as "Rufus"), Christopher Month (as "Jim-Wilson"), Gary Morgan (as "A Boy"), Lenka Peterson (as "Sally Follet"), Larry Provost (as "A Boy"), Georgia Simmons (as "Jessie Follet"), Art Smith (as "Father Jackson"), Lylah Tiffany (as "Great-Great-Granmaw") [Broadway debut], Tom Wheatley (as "Andrew Lynch"), Edwin Wolfe (as "John Henry Follet"). Understudies: Robert Ader (as "Jim-Wilson"), Shirley Gale (as "Catherine Lynch/Great-Great-Granmaw") [final Broadway role], Charles Gerald (as "Father Jackson/Ralph Follet"), Christopher Month (as "Rufus), Richard Mulligan (as "Andrew Lynch/Jay Follet"), Mary Perry (as "Aunt Sadie Follet, Jessie Follet") and Lenka Peterson (as "Mary Follet"). Replacement actors: Elizabeth Lawrence (as "Sally Follet"), Lenka Peterson (as "Mary Follet"), Frank Tweddell (as "Joel Lynch"). Produced by Fred Coe. Produced in association with Arthur Cantor. Note: Filmed by Paramount Pictures as All the Way Home (1963).

(1975). Stage Play: A Musical Jubilee. Musical revue. Written by Max Wilk [final Broadway credit]. Devised by Marilyn Clark and Charles Burr. Musical Director: John Lesko. Dance arrangements and musical continuity by Trude Rittman. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, Hershy Kay and Elman Anderson. Musical Supervisor: Lehman Engel [final Broadway credit]. Choreographed by Robert Tucker. Assistant Choreographer: Steven Boockvor. Scenic Design by Herbert Senn and Helen Pond. Costume Design by Donald Brooks. General Manager: Victor Samrock. Directed by Morton DaCosta. St. James Theatre: 13 Nov 1975- 1 Feb 1976 (92 performances + 2 previews that began on 12 Nov 1975). Cast: Lillian Gish (as "Performer") [final Broadway credit], Tammy Grimes (as "Performer"), Larry Kert (as "Performer"), Patrice Munsel (as "Performer"), John Raitt (as "Performer"), Cyril Ritchard (as "Performer"), Dick Shawn (as "Performer"), Steven Boockvor (as "Performer"), Eric Brotherson (as "Performer"), Marcia Brushingham (as "Performer"), Igors Gavon (as "Performer"), David King (as "Performer"), Jeanne Lehman (as "Performer"), Bettye Malone (as "Performer"), Estella Munson (as "Performer"), Nana (as "Performer"), Julie Pars (as "Performer"), Dennis Perren (as "Performer"), Leland Schwantes (as "Performer") [final Broadway role], Craig Yates (as "Performer"). Understudies: Eric Brotherson (as "Performer"), Marcia Brushingham (Performer), Igors Gavon (as "Performer"), David King (as "Performer"), Jeanne Lehman (as "Performer"), Estella Munson (as "Performer") and Craig Yates (as "Performer"). Replacement cast: Courtney Pledger (as "Performer"). Swings: Tom Offt, Sharon Talbot. Produced by The Theatre Guild and Jonathan Conrow. Associate Producer: Merle D. King.

(1930). Stage Play: Uncle Vanya. Drama (revival). Written by Anton Chekhov, as adapted by Rose Caylor. Directed by Jed Harris. Booth Theatre: 22 Sep 1930- Oct 1930 (closing date unknown/16 performances). Cast: Eduardo Ciannelli (as "Ilya Ilyich Telegin, Waffles"), Walter Connolly (as "Ivan Petrovich Voinitsky, Vanya"), Lillian Gish (as "Yelena Andreyevna"), Isabel Irving (as "Maria Vasilyevna Voinitskaya"), Harold Johnsrud (as "Servant"), Kate Mayhew (as "Maryina, Nanny"), Osgood Perkins (as "Mikhail lvovich Astrov"), Eugene Powers (as "Alexander Vladimirovich Serebryakov"), Joanna Roos (as "Sofya Alexandrovna, Sonya"). Produced by Jed Harris.

(1953). Stage Play: The Trip to Bountiful. Written by Horton Foote. Directed by Vincent J. Donehue. Henry Miller's Theatre: 3 Nov 1953- 5 Dec 1954 (39 performances). Cast: Lillian Gish (as "Mrs. Carrie Watts"), Gene Lyons, Eva Marie Saint (as "Thelma"), Jo Van Fleet (as "Jessie Mae Watts"), David Clive, Helen Cordes, Frederic Downs, Will Hare, Neil Laurence, Salem Ludwig, Patricia MacDonald, Frank Overton (as "Sheriff"). Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn and Lawrence Langner, Administrative Directors. Armina Marshall Langner Associate Director) and Fred Coe.

(1973). Stage Play: Uncle Vanya. Drama (revival).

(1939). Stage Play: Dear Octopus. Written by Dodie Smith. Scenic Design by Gladys E. Calthrop. Directed by Glen Byam Shaw. Broadhurst Theatre: 11 Jan 1939- Feb 1939 (closing date unknown/53 performances). Cast: Alice Belmore (as "Nanny"), Naomi Campbell (as "Laurel Randolph"), Robert Craven (as "Kenneth Harvey"), Margaret Dale (as "Belle Schlessinger"), Lillian Gish (as "Grace Fenning/Fenny"), Georgia Harvey (as "Gertrude"), Jack Hawkins (as "Nicholas Randolph"), Rose Hobart (as "Cynthia Randolph") [final Broadway role], Phyllis Joyce (as "Hilda Randolph"), Reginald Mason (as "Charles Randolph"), Warren Mills (as "William (Bill) Harvey"), Shirley Poirier (as "Gwen (Flouncey) Harvey"), Phyllis Povah (as "Margery Harvey"), Helen Renee (as "Kathleen (Scrap) Kenton"), Peter Robinson (as "Hugh Randolph"), Ivy Troutman (as "Edna Randolph"), Lucile Watson (as "Dora Randolph"). Produced by John C. Wilson.

(1950). Stage Play: The Curious Savage. Comedy.


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