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Active on Broadway in the following productions:

Album: Recording of "The Glass Menagerie" for Caedmon Records with Julie Harris, Montgomery Clift and David Wayne, directed by Howard Sackler (1965).

Stage: Appeared in several productions of "Macbeth", playing Lady Macbeth.

Stage: Starred in the premiere of Tennessee Williams' "Portrait of a Madonna", in Los Angeles, 1946.

Stage: Played Ophelia opposite the Hamlet of John Gielgud in the legendary production of the play staged at the New Theatre in London in 1934.

Stage: Starred in "The Gin Game" on Broadway, 1978.

Stage: Starred (as "Agnes") in "The Fourposter" (1951). Comedy. Written by Jan de Hartog. Scenic Design by Syrjala. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. Assistants to Syrjala: Regina McKeever and Gage Spencer. Directed by José Ferrer. Ethel Barrymore Theatre (moved to The John Golden Theatre from 1 Dec 1952 to close): 24 Oct 1951-2 May 1953 (632 performances). Cast: Hume Cronyn (as "Michael"). Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization. Theatre Operated by the Barrymore Theatre Corporation.

Stage: Appeared in "Camino Real" by Tennessee Williams' (1/70-2/70, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City).

Stage: Appeared in "The Petition" on Broadway, 1986. Nominated for Tony Award.

Stage: Appeared in "Rose" on Broadway, 1971. Nominated for Tony Award.

Stage: Appeared in "Foxfire" on Broadway, 1983. Won Tony Award.

(1958). Stage Play: The Man in the Dog Suit. Comedy. Written by Albert Belch and William H. Wright. Based on the novel by Edwin Corle. Directed by Ralph Nelson. Coronet Theatre: 30 Oct 1958- 29 Nov 1958 (36 performances). Cast: Thomas Carlin, Kathleen Comegys (as "Mrs. Louis Stoddard"), Hume Cronyn (as "Oliver Walling"), Nancy Cushman, John Griggs, Arthur Hughes, Carmen Mathews, John McGovern, Clinton Sundberg, Jessica Tandy (as "Martha Walling"). Produced by The Producers Theatre. Associate Producer: Lewis Allen.

(1955). Stage Play: A Day By The Sea. Drama. Written by N.C. Hunter. Directed by Cedric Hardwicke. ANTA Playhouse: 26 Sep 1955- 15 Oct 1955 (24 performances). Cast: John W. Austin (as "William Gregson") [final Broadway role], Leo Britt (as "Humphrey Caldwell"), Veronica Cole (as "Elinor Eddison"), Hume Cronyn (as "Julian Anson"), Halliwell Hobbes (as "David Anson"), Barclay Hodges (as "Toby Eddison"), Megs Jenkins (as "Miss Mathieson"), Dennis King (as "Doctor Farley"), Aline MacMahon (as "Laura Anson"), Jessica Tandy (as "Frances Farrer"). Produced by Huntington Hartford and Stephen Mitchell.

(1953). Stage Play: Madam, Will You Walk. Comedy. Written by Sidney Howard. Incidental music by Max Marlin. Choreographed by Anna Sokolow. Directed by Hume Cronyn and Norman Lloyd. Phoenix Theatre: 1 Dec 1953- 10 Jan 1954 (42 performances). Cast: Jill André, David Clarke, Hume Cronyn (as "Dr. Brightlee"), Donald Draper, Nora Dunfee, Robert Emmett, Dan Hogan, David Hooks, Leon Janney (as "Magistrate"), Arthur Jarrett, Edwin Jerome (as Judge Moskowitz") [final Broadway role], Elizabeth Johnstone, Dorrit Kelton (as "Miss Auchincloss"), Madeline King (as "Mrs. Broderick"), Norman Lloyd (as "Mr. Dockwiler"), Mavis Mitchell, John Randolph (as "Officer Mallon"), William Roerick (as "Father Christy"), Buff Shurr, Fred Smith, Susan Steell, Jessica Tandy (as "Mary Doyle"). Produced by The Phoenix Theatre.

(1933) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Open-Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Sir Robert Atkins, John Laurie, Basil Gill, Margaretta Scott, Phyllis Neilson-Terry, and Leslie French in the cast. Sir Robert Atkins was director.

(1979) She acted in D.L. Coburn's play, "The Gin Game," at the Lyric Theatre in London, England with Hume Cronyn in the cast. Mike Nichols was director.

(1932) She acted in Christa Winsloe's play, "Children in Uniform," at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Cathleen Nesbitt in the cast.

(1938) She acted in Norman MacOwan's play, "Glorious Morning," at the Whitehall Theatre in London, England with Herbert Lomas, Reginald Tate, and P. Kynaston Reeves in the cast. Claud Gurney was director. Peter Goffin was designer.

(1947). Stage Play: A Streetcar Named Desire. Drama. Written by Tennessee Williams. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey and Arthur H. Ross. Assistant to Mrs. Ballard: Ellen Freeman. Musical Advisor: Lehman Engel. Directed by Elia Kazan. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 3 Dec 1947- 17 Dec 1949 (855 performances). Cast: Marlon Brando(as "Stanley Kowalski"), Jessica Tandy (as "Blanche Du Bois"), Kim Hunter (as "Stella Kowalski"), Karl Malden (as "Harold Mitchell/Mitch"), Rudy Bond (as "Steve Hubbell"), Vito Christi (as "Young Collector"), Nick Dennis (as "Pablo Gonzales"), Ann Dere (as "Strange Woman"), Richard Garrick (as "Strange Man"), Peg Hillias (as "Eunice Hubbell"), Gee Gee James (as "Negro Woman"), Edna Thomas (as "Mexican Woman"). Produced by Irene Mayer Selznick.

(1960) She acted in Peter Shaffer's play, "Five Finger Exercise," at the Colonial Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts with Roland Culver, Michael Bryant, Pinkie Johnstone, and Brian Bedford in the cast. John Gielgud was director.

(April 23, 1937) She acted in the Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Alec Clunes, Rachel Kempson, Basil Coleman, Henry Baynton, Morland Graham, Laurence Olivier, Jill Esmond, Irene Vanbrugh, Violet Vanbrugh, Gyles Isham, Stephen Murray, George Hayes, Lawrence Baskomb, Malcolm Keen, Leo Genn, Stuart Burge, Michael Gough, Dorothy Green, Margaretta Scott, Michael Redgrave, Vivienne Bennett, Alec Guinness, Ivy St. Helier, Harcourt Williams, Edith Evans, Ruth Gordon, George Howe, Martita Hunt, Ursula Jeans, Tyrone Guthrie, and Esmond Knight in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.

(1936-1937) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Marius Goring, Harcourt Williams, Alec Guinness, Ivy St. Helier, Leo Genn, Stuart Burge, Stephen Murray, and Basil Coleman in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.

(April 25, 1938) She acted at the Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Michael Redgrave, Donald Wolfit, Sybil Thorndike, Lewis Casson, Russell Thorndike, Baliol Holloway, Cecil Trouncer, Harcourt Williams, Vivienne Bennett, Wilfred Walter, Marie Ney, Alec Clunes, Andrew Cruickshank, Alexander Knox, Frank Napier, George Hayes, Leo Genn, Malcolm Keen, Margaretta Scott, Marius Goring, Stephen Murray, William Devlin, and Tyrone Guthrie in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.

(April 22,1940) She acted in the Shakespeare Birthday Festival at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Cathleen Nesbitt, Lewis Casson, Jack Hawkins, Alan MacNaughton, Ralph Richardson, Michael Redgrave, Donald Wolfit, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quayle, Sybil Thorndike, Ann Casson, Edward Chapman, Constance Cummings, Adele Dixon, Wilfred Walter, George Howe, Vivienne Bennett, Peter Glenville, Abraham Sofaer, Veronica Turleigh, Jill Esmond, and James Donald in the cast.

(1939-1940) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Lewis Casson, Jack Hawkins, Nicholas Hannen, Cathleen Nesbit, Fay Compton, Harcourt Williams, Andrew Cruickshank, Alan MacNaughton, Robert Harris, Stephen Haggard, John McCallum, and James Donald in the cast. Lewis Casson and Harley Granville-Barker were directors.

(1939-1940) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Alec Guinness, Lewis Casson, Andrew Cruickshank, Marius Goring, Jack Hawkins, John McCallum, and Renee Asherson in the cast. George Devine and Marius Goring were directors.

(1939-1940) She acted in the Old Vic Theatre Season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Alec Guinness, Robert Donat, Constance Cummings, and Marie Ney in the cast. Tyrone Guthrie was director.

Jupiter Laughs (1940). Drama. Written by Dr. A.J. Cronin. Production Design by Raymond Sovey. Directed by 'Reginald Denham'. Biltmore Theatre: 9 Sep 1940- 28 Sep 1940 (24 performances). Cast: Carl Harbord (as "Dr. George Thorogood"), Charles Jordan (as "Albert Chivers"), Alexander Knox (as "Dr. Paul Venner"), Reginald Mason (as "Dr. Richard Drewett"), Edith Meiser (as "Matron Fanny Leeming"), Esther Mitchell (as "Martha Foster"), Mary Orr (as "Jennie"), Nancy Sheridan (as "Gladys Bragg"), Jessica Tandy (as "Dr. Mary Murray"), Philip Tonge (as "Dr. Edgar Bragg"). Produced by Warner Brothers; Produced under the management of Bernard Klawans.

(1959). Stage Play: Five Finger Exercise. Written by Peter Shaffer. Directed by John Gielgud. Music Box Theatre: 2 Dec 1959- 1 Oct 1959 (337 performances). Cast: Roland Culver (as "Stanley Harrington"), Jessica Tandy (as "Louise Harrington"), Brian Bedford (as "Clive Harrington") [Broadway debut], Michael Bryant (as "Walter Langer"), Juliet Mills (as "Pamela Harrington") [Broadway debut]. Replacement actors: Pinkie Johnstone (as "Pamela Harrington"). Understudies: Jared Allen (as "Walter Langer"), Linda Libera (as "Pamela Harrington"), Nigel McKeand (as "Clive Harrington"), Guy Spaull (as "Stanley Harrington"). Produced by Frederick Brisson and The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard). Produced by arrangement with H.M. Tennent Ltd.

(1935) She acted in Andre Obey's play, "Noah," at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, George Devine, Marius Goring, Harry Andrews, Alec Guinness and Ena Burrill in the cast. Michel Saint Denis was director.

(1935) She acted in Andre Obey's play, "Noah," at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, George Devine, Marius Goring, Harry Andrews, and Alec Guinness in the cast. Michel Saint Denis was director.

(1935) She played Ophelia in William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Frank Vosper, Laura Cowie, Glen Byam Shaw, George Howe, George Devine, Jack Hawkins, William Devlin, Anthony Quayle, Alec Guinness, Ben Field and Geoffrey Toone in the cast. John Gielgud was director.

(1934) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the New Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Frank Vosper, Laura Cowie, George Devine, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Quayle, Alec Guinness (played Osric), William Devlin, Glen Byam Shaw, George Howe, Sam Beazley, Geoffrey Toone, and Frith Banbury in the cast. John Gielgud was director.

(1964). Stage Play: The Physicists. Written by Friedrich Duerrenmatt. Book adapted by James Kirkup. Directed by Peter Brook. Martin Beck Theatre: 13 Oct 1964- 28 Nov 1964 (55 performances + 6 previews that began on 7 Oct 1964). Cast: Hume Cronyn (as "George Beutler (as "Newton"), Robert Shaw (as "Johann Wilhelm Mobius"), Jessica Tandy (as "Fraulein Doktor Mathilde von Zahnd"), George Voskovec (as "Ernst Heinrich Ernesti (Einstein)"), Roberts Blossom (as "Police Inspector Richard Voss"), Frances Heflin (as "Frau Lina Rose"), Elizabeth Hubbard (as "Monika Stettler"), Doris Rich (as "Marta Boll, the matron"), Doug Chapin (as "Jorg-Lukas, son of Lina and Oskar Rose"), Rod Colbin (as "Uwe Sievers"), Terry Culkin (as "Adolf-Friedrich, son of Lina and Oskar Rose"), Frank Daly (as "Guhl, a police stenographer"), John Dutra (as "Policeman") [final Broadway role], Drew Eliot (as "Policeman"), David Ford (as "Oskar Rose/Frau Lina Rose's husband"), Leland Mayforth (as "Wilfried-Kaspar, son of Lina and Oskar Rose"), Leonard Parker (as "Murillo"), John Perkins (as "McArthur"), Alex Reed (as "Police Doctor"), Jack Woods (as "Blocher, a police photographer"). Understudies: Mark Belsky (as "Adolf-Friedrich/Jorg-Lukas/Wilfried-Kaspar"), Roberts Blossom (as "Ernst Heinrich Ernesti (Einstein)"), Susan Carr (as "Monika Stettler"), Rod Colbin (as "Herbert George Beutler (Newton)"), Frank Daly (as "Police Inspector Richard Voss"), John Dutra (as "Blocher/Guhl/Uwe Sievers"), David Ford (as "Johann Wilhelm Mobius"), Alex Reed (as "Oskar Rose"), Doris Rich (as "Fraulein Doktor Mathilde von Zahnd"), Patricia Ripley (as "Frau Lina Rose/Marta Boll") and Jack Woods (as "Police Doctor"). Produced by Allen-Hodgdon Inc. and Stevens Productions Inc. Produced by arrangement with Robert Whitehead.

(1940). Stage Play: Geneva. Comedy/satire. Written by George Bernard Shaw. Directed by Maurice Colbourne. Henry Miller's Theatre: 30 Jan 1940- 10 Feb 1940 (15 performances). Cast: Ernest Borrow (as "Bombardone") [only Broadway role], Beckett Bould (as "Jew") [only Broadway role], Harvey Braban (as "Newcomer") [final Broadway role], Jack Brown (as "Journalist"), Maurice Colbourne (as "Battler"), Patrick Crean (as "Soldier"), Cyril Gardiner (as "Secretary of the League of Nations") [only Broadway role], Earl Grey [credited as Earle Grey] (as "Commissar Posky"), Laurence Hanray (as "Sir Orpheus Midlander") [final Broadway role], Norah Howard (as "Begonia Brown") [Broadway debut], Barry Jones (as "The Judge"), T. Renaud (as "Lockwood Bishop"), Patrick Ludlow (as "The Betrothed"), Jessica Tandy (as "Deaconess"), John R. Turnbull (as "General Flanco De Fortinbras"), Susan Turner (as "Widow"), Gerald Vane (as "Usher") [only Broadway role]. Produced by Gilbert Miller. Produced in association with Maurice Colbourne and Barry Jones.


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