Love Letters (1989). Written by A.R. Gurney
. Directed by John Tillinger. Edison Theatre: 31 Oct 1989- 21 Jan 1989 (96 performances). Cast: Colleen Dewhurst
(as "Melissa Gardner [from 31 Oct 1989- 5 Nov 1989], Jason Robards
(as "Andrew Makepiece") [from 31 Oct 1989- 5 Nov 1989]. Replacement actors: Polly Bergen
(as "Melissa ...
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Did You Know?
On careers other than acting: "I probably would have become a veterinarian, or I might have lived on a ranch somewhere and raised horses, or I might have become more serious about painting, or I might have worked in a Burger King."
As a young actress on the New York stage, McGovern was required in one play to pray over some candles that were set on a bed. Realizing that the bed had caught fire halfway through her monologue, McGovern kept talking while trying to pat out the flames. She thought she had the situation pretty well under control, when firefighters suddenly arrived onstage to clear the theater.