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(1960s) TV commercials: Muriel cigars

(1959) Unsold pilot: Starred as a bubble-headed movie star and mother in a pilot for a sitcom called "Merrily We Go".

(1961) Unsold pilot: Starred in "The Edie Adams Show"--aka "Desk Space"--in which she played a laid-off employee who rents her bankrupt employer's office space and sublets individual desks to individual clients.

Active on Broadway in the following productions:

(1956) Stage: Appeared (as "Daisy Mae"; credited as Edith Adams) in "Li'l" Abner on Broadway. Musical comedy. Book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank (also co-producers). Based on cartoon characters by Al Capp. Music by Gene de Paul. Lyrics by Johnny Mercer. Musical Direction / Continuity / Vocals by Lehman Engel. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Ballet Music Arranged by Genevieve Pitot. Assistant to Mr. Engel: John Passaretti. Choreographed by Michael Kidd (also director / co-producer). St. James Theatre: 15 Nov 1956-12 Jul 1958 (693 performances). Cast: Stubby Kaye (as "Marryin' Sam"), Peter Palmer (as "L'il Abner"), Charlotte Rae (as "Mammy Yokum"), Howard St. John, William Lanteau (as "Available Jones"), Joe E. Marks (as "Pappy Yokum"), Julie Newmar (as "Stupefyin' Jones"), Stanley Simmonds (as "Dr. Rasmussen T. Finsdale"), Carmen Álvarez (as "Moonbeam McSwine" / "Wife" / "Dancer"), Margaret Baxter, Chad Block, Don Braswell, Marc Breaux, Joan Cherof, Pat Creighton, Grover Dale, Lanier Davis (as "President" / "State Department Man" / "Colonel" / "Secretary" / "Singer"), Lillian D'Honau, Bonnie Evans, Joyce Gladmond, Jan Gunnar, Bern Hoffman (as "Earthquake McGoon"), Hope Holiday (as "Wife" / "Singer"), Maureen Hopkins, Jane House, James Hurst (as "Clem Scragg" / "Radio Commentator" / "Singer"), James J. Jeffries, Lucky Kargo, Robert Karl, Barbara Klopfer, Mario Lamm, Ralph Linn, Tina Louise (as "Appassionata Von Climax"), Richard Maitland (as "Government Man" / "Dancer"), Jack Matthew, Robert McClure, Tony Mordente (billed as Anthony Mordente), Reed Morgan, Al Nesor (as "Evil Eye Fleagle"), Oran Osburn, Tom Panko, Louise Pearl, Christy Peterson, George Reeder, George Ritner, Anthony Saverino, Jeanette Scovotti, Sharon Shore, Ted Thurston, Aldo Ventura, Rebecca Vorno, Robert Weinsko, Deedee Wood. Produced by Norman Panama, Melvin Frank and Michael Kidd. NOTE: Adams won a Tony Award for her performance.

Stage: Appeared in "Hello, Dolly!"

Stage: Appeared in "The Odd Couple".

Stage: Appeared in "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas".

Stage: Appeared in US tour of "Bus Stop".

Stage: Appeared in US tour of "Anything Goes".

Stage: Appeared in US tour of "I Do! I Do!".

Stage: Appeared (as "Annie Oakley") in US tour of "Annie Get Your Gun".

Stage: Appeared in US tour of "Bells Are Ringing".

Stage: Appeared (as "Sadie Thompson") in US tour of "Rain".

(1960) Stage: Appeared in "Free As a Bird" on Broadway.

(1960) Stage: Appeared in "Sweet Bird of Youth" on Broadway.

(1957) Stage: Appeared in "The Merry Widow" on Broadway.

(1953). Stage Play: Wonderful Town. Musical comedy. Music by Leonard Bernstein. Book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Based on "My Sister Eileen" by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Based on stories by Ruth McKenney. Musical Director: Lehman Engel. Vocal arrangements by Lehman Engel. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Assistant to Don Walker: Seymour Ginzler and Sid Ramin. Assistant to Lehman Engel: Bill JonsonDances and Musical Numbers Staged by Donald Saddler. Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins. Scenic Design and Costume Design by 'Raoul Pène Du Bois'. Directed by George Abbott. Winter Garden Theatre: 25 Feb 1953- 3 Jul 1954 (559 performances). Cast: Rosalind Russell (as "Ruth Sherwood"), Edie Adams [credited as Edith Adams] (as "Eileen Sherwood") [Broadway debut], Cris Alexander (as "Frank Lippencott"), Jordan Bentley (as "Wreck"), Dort Clark (as "Chick Clark"), George Gaynes (as "Robert Baker"), Henry Lascoe (as "ppopolous"), Delbert Anderson (as "Drunk/Italian Waiter/Greenwich Villager/Policeman"), Ed Balin (as "Greenwich Villager"), Alvin Beam (as "Delivery Boy/Greenwich Villager"), Marta Becket (as "Greenwich Villager"), Ted Beniades (as "Speedy Valenti"), Maxine Berke (as "Greenwich Villager"), Michele Burke (as "Helen"), Margaret Caddy (as "Greenwich Villager"), Carol Cole (as "Greenwich Villager"), Geraldine Delaney (as "Greenwich Villager"), Ray Dorian (as "Second Cadet/Greenwich Villager"), Jean Eliot (as "Greenwich Villager"), Nathaniel Frey (as "Strange Man/Italian Chef/Policeman"), Warren Galjour (as "Tour Guide/Associate Editor/Greenwich Villager/Policeman"), Dody Goodman (as "Violet/Greenwich Villager"), Edward J. Heim (as "Greenwich Villager"), Isabella Hoopes (as "Mrs. Wade"), Pat Johnson (as "Greenwich Villager"), Walter Kelvin (as "Officer Lonigan"), Robert Kole (as "Greenwich Villager/Policeman"), Joe Layton (as "Greenwich Villager"), Albert Linville (as "Associate Editor/Policeman"), David Lober(as "First Cadet/Greenwich Villager"), Victor Moreno (as "Greenwich Villager"), Evelyn Page (as "Greenwich Villager"), Lee Papell (as "Drunk/Shore Patrolman/Greenwich Villager/Policeman"), Helen Rice (as "Greenwich Villager"), Chris Robinson (as "Ruth's Escort/Greenwich Villager/Policeman"), Helena Seroy (as "Greenwich Villager"), Libi Staiger (as "Greenwich Villager"), William Weslow (as "Greenwich Villager"), Patty Wilkes (as "Greenwich Villager"), Understudies: Delbert Anderson (as "Chick Clark"), Geraldine Delaney (as "Helen"), Warren Galjour (as "Speedy Valenti"), Betty Gillette (as "Eileen Sherwood"), Joe Layton (as "Wreck"), Lee Papell (as "Appopolous"), Harold Prince (as "Frank Lippencott"), Helen Rice (as "Mrs. Wade") and Chris Robinson (as "Robert Baker"). Replacement cast: Donald Barton (as "Greenwich Villager"), Carol Channing (as "Ruth Sherwood"), Ruth Anne Fleming (as "Greenwich Villager"), Babs Heath (as "Greenwich Villager"), Diana Herbert (as "Helen"), Ray Kirchner (as "Greenwich Villager"), Hugh Lambert (as "Greenwich Villager"), Marion Lauer (as "Greenwich Villager"), Joe Layton (as "Hermit"), Paul Lyday (as "Greenwich Villager"), Mike Mason (as "Greenwich Villager/Policeman"), David Neuman (as "Greenwich Villager/Hermit"), Virginia Poe (as "Greenwich Villager"), Eva Ralf (as "Greenwich Villager"), Walter Rinner (as "Greenwich Villager"), Jean Sincere (as "Greenwich Villager"), Doris Wright (as "Greenwich Villager"). Understudies: Ruth Anne Fleming (as "Eileen Sherwood"), Pat Johnson (as "Eileen Sherwood"), Mike Mason (as "Wreck"), Jean Sincere (as "Ruth Sherwood"), Patricia Wilkes (as "Ruth Sherwood"). Produced by Robert Fryer.

(1948) Stage: Appeared in "Goodight Ladies".

(1947) Stage: Appeared in "Blithe Spirit".

Stage: Appeared in "Nunsense".

(August 1983) She acted in the musical,"The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Carol Hall wrote the music and lyrics. Larry L. King and Peter Masterson wrote the book.

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