(1905- 1945). Active on Broadway
in the following productions:
(1905). Stage Play: The Education of Mr. Pipp. Comedy. Written by Augustus Thomas. Based on a series of cartoons by Charles Dana Gibson
credit]. Liberty Theatre: 20 Feb 1905- Apr 1905 (closing date unknown/78 performances). Cast: Bessie Baldwin, Janet Beecher
(as "Ida Pip") [Broadway debut
], Digby Bell
(as "J. Wesley Pipp"), Ellenore Carroll, Samuel Coit, Fred Courtenay, Marion Draughn (as "Julia Pipp"), Jennie Eustace (as "Lady Viola"), William Evans
, Edith French, Harry L. Lang, Frank Powell, Frederick Reynolds, W.S. St. Clair, Robert Warwick
, C. Jay Williams, Kate Denin Wilson (as "Mrs. Pipp"). Produced by Kirke La Shelle and Daniel V. Arthur. Note: Filmed by the All-Star Feature Film Corp. as The Education of Mr. Pipp
(1908). Stage Play: The Regeneration. Written by Owen Frawley Kildare
and Walter C. Hackett
. Wallack's Theatre: 1 Sep 1908- Oct 1908 (closing date unknown/39 performances). Cast: Rose Allin, Edwin Arden
, Janet Beecher
, Mary Frances Boyce, Harold M. Cheshire, Arnold Daly
(as "Owen Conway"), Mathilde Deshon, Roy Fairchild (as "Skinny"), William Harrigan, John Harrington, Charles Haynes, Edward Heron, Jessie Izett (as "Marie Deering"), George Leach, R.W. Tucker, Helen Ware
. Produced by Liebler & Co. Note: Filmed by Fox Film Corp. as Regeneration
(1915) [directed by Raoul Walsh
(1908). Stage Play: His Wife's Family. Written by George Egerton. Scenic Design by Frank E. Gates and E. A. Morange. Wallack's Theatre: 6 Oct 1908- Oct 1908 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: Edwin Arden
, Janet Beecher
, Mathilde Deshon, Edward Harrigan, William Harrigan
, Doris Keane
, Eugene Ormonde
. Produced by Liebler & Co.
(1909). Stage Play: The Bachelor. Scenic Design by Arthur Law
credit]. Written by Clyde Fitch
. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 15 Mar 1909- May 1909 (closing date unknown/56 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
, Christine Blessing, Charles Cherry
, Charles Laite
], Ruth Maycliffe, Ralph Morgan
], Richard Sterling.
(1909). Stage Play: The Intruder. Written by Thompson Buchanan
. Bijou Theatre: 22 Sep 1909- Oct 1909 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
, A.S. 'Pop' Byron
, Scott Cooper, Grace Goodall, Lizzie Goode, Maude Turner Gordon
, Mrs. Rupert Hughes
[credited as Adelaide Manola] (final Broadway
role), Cyril Scott
. Produced by William A. Brady
and Joseph R. Grismer
(1909). Stage Play: The Lottery Man. Written by Rida Johnson Young
. Bijou Theatre: 6 Dec 1909- May 1910 (closing date unknown/200 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
(as "Helen Heyer"), Louise Galloway, Harry S. Hadfield, Helen Lowell
, Robert MacKay, Mary Leslie Mayo, Cyril Scott
(as "Jack Wright"), Wallace Sharpe, Ethel Winthrop
. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert. Note: Filmed by F. Ray Comstock Photoplay Company [distributed by Unity Sales Corp.] as The Lottery Man
(1916), and by Paramount Pictures as The Lottery Man
(1919) [considered lost as of Jul 2014].
(1910). Stage Play: The Concert.
(1912). Stage Play: The Woman of It.
(1913). Stage Play: The Purple Road. Musical/operetta. Book by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan. Music by William Frederick Peters and Heinrich Reinhardt. Lyrics by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan. Based on the original Viennese singspeil 'Napoleon und die Frauen' by Heinrich Reinhardt. Musical Director: Gustave Salzer. Directed by Edward P. Temple and George F. Marion
. Liberty Theatre (moved to The Casino Theatre from 16 Jun 1913- close): 7 Apr 1913- 2 Aug 1913 (136 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
(as "The Empress Josephine"), Winnie Brandon, Elsie Braun, B. Brennan, Harrison Brockbank
, Harriet Burt, Annabelle Dennison, Eva Fallon, William J. Ferguson, Harold H. Forde, Evelyn Grahme, Frank Grom, Horace J. Hain, Emilie Lea, Elsa Lynn, John Maddern, Edward Martindel, Elita Proctor Otis
(as "Frau Stimmer"), Mabel Parmalee, Joseph Royer, Robert Smith, Vallie Valli, Jerome Van Norden, John Ward, Clifton Webb
(as "Bisco/Vestris") [Broadway debut
], Anna Wilkes. Produced by Joseph M. Gaites.
(1913). Stage Play: The Great Adventure. Written by Arnold Bennett
. Booth Theatre: 16 Oct 1913- Nov 1913 (closing date unknown/52 performances). Cast: Roxane Barton, Janet Beecher
, Edward Connelly, Walter Creighton
, Frank Goldsmith, Lyn Harding
, Edgar Kent, Guthrie McClintic
], Thomas Wigney Percyval
, Ina Rorke
, Roland Rushton. Produced by Winthrop Ames
. Note: Filmed by Florence Turner Productions (UK) [distributed by Ideal] as The Great Adventure
(1915), by Whitman Bennett Productions [distributed by Associated First National Pictures] as The Great Adventure
(1921), and by _His Double Life (1933)_ (qv
(1915). Stage Play: The Fallen Idol. Written by Guy Bolton
. Comedy Theatre: 23 Jan 1915- Jan 1915 (closing date unknown/9 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
, Albert Bruning
, Lumsden Hare
, David Powell, Florence Rockwell
role], Robert Schable
. Produced by Joe Weber.
(1915). Stage Play: Fair and Warmer. Written by Avery Hopwood
. Eltinge 42nd Street Theatre (moved to The Harris Theatre from 24 Jul 1916- Close): 6 Nov 1915- Unknown (377 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
(as "Laura Wheeler"), John Cumberland (as "Billy Bartlett"), Robert Fisher (as "Harrigan"), Madge Kennedy
(as "Blanche Wheeler"), Harry Lorraine
(as "Pete Mealy") [final Broadway
role], Olive May (as "Tessie"), Ralph Morgan
(as "Jack Wheeler"), Hamilton Revelle
(as "Phillip Evans"). Produced by Selwyn & Co.
(1916). Stage Play: Under Sentence. Written by Roi Cooper Megrue
and Irvin S. Cobb
. Harris Theatre: 3 Oct 1916- Nov 1916 (closing date unknown/55 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
, John A. Boone, Harry Crosby, Stephen Denbeigh, E.H. Dresser, Laurence Eddinger
[credited as Lawrence Eddinger], Thomas P. Gunn, Felix Krembs
, George MacQuarrie
, Thomas Mitchell
, Frank Morgan
, George Nash, Edward G. Robinson
, Joseph Slaytor, Gerald Oliver Smith, George Wright Jr. Produced by Selwyn & Co. Note: Filmed by Goldwyn Pictures as Fighting Odds
(1917). Stage Play: The Pipes of Pan. Written by Edward Childs Carpenter
. Hudson Theatre: 6 Nov 1917- Jan 1918 (closing date unknown/87 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
, Buford Hampden, Edith King
, Berton Churchill
[credited as Burton Churchill], Reginald Mason
, Mosalie Mathieu, Rita Stanwood, Henry Travers
, Norman Trevor
. Produced by Selwyn & Co.
(1918). Stage Play: Double Exposure.
(1919). Stage Play: The Woman in Room 13. Written by Samuel Shipman
and Max Marcin
. Booth Theatre: 14 Jan 1919- Jun 1919 (closing date unknown/175 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
, Willis Claire, Will Deming, William S. Ely, Adele Freeman, Kenneth Hill, DeWitt Jennings
, Gail Kane
, Charles Mather, Dorothy Parker
, C.C. Quinby, David Rogers, Dore Rogers, Lowell Sherman
, Catherine Tower, Charles Waldron
, Fay Wallace. Produced by A.H. Woods
. Note: Filmed by Goldwyn Pictures Corporation as The Woman in Room 13
(1920). Stage Play: Call the Doctor. Comedy. Written by Jean Archibald. Directed by David Belasco. Empire Theatre: 31 Aug 1920- Dec 1920 (closing date unknown/127 performances). Cast: John Amory (as "Judge Thomas"), Janet Beecher
(as "Joan Deering"), Jane Houston (as "Alice Spencer"), Fania Marinoff
(as "Balog-Mari"), Rea Martin (as "Nellie"), Philip Merivale
(as "Dudley Townsend"), Barbara Milton (as "Harriet Lane"), William Morris
(as "Howard Mowbray"), Charlotte Walker
(as "Catherine Mowbray"), Mrs. Thomas A. Wise (as "Isabel Thomas"). Produced by David Belasco
(1921). Stage Play: A Bill of Divorcement.
(1922). Stage Play: The Love Child.
(1924). Stage Play: The Steam Roller. Comedy.
(1925). Stage Play: Ostriches. Written by Edward Wilbraham. Comedy Theatre: 30 Mar 1925- Apr 1925 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Katharine Alexander
, Janet Beecher
, Amelia G. Bingham
, Edward Crandall, Shirley Gale, Orrin Johnson. Produced by William A. Brady
and Dwight Wiman
(1925). Stage Play: A Kiss in a Taxi. Comedy/farce. Written by Clifford Grey
, from the French of Maurice Hennequin
and Pierre Veber
. Directed by Bertram Harrison
. Ritz Theatre: 25 Aug 1925- Oct 1925 (closing date unknown/103 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher
(as "Valentine"), Arthur Bowyer, Arthur Byron
(as "Leon Lambert"), Claudette Colbert
(as "Ginette"), George Graham, Harry Hanlon, Charles Mather, Patricia O'Connor, Lee Patrick
(as "Angele"), Edward Rigby, Frank Sherlock, Marios Underwood, John Williams
. Produced by A.H. Woods
(1928). Stage Play: Courage.
(1932). Stage Play: Men Must Fight. Written by Reginald Lawrence
and S.K. Lauren. Directed by Arthur Sircom
. Lyceum Theatre: 14 Oct 1932- Nov 1932 (closing date unknown/35 performances). Cast: Edgar Barrier
(as "Jose"), Janet Beecher
(as "Laura Seward"), J. Malcolm Dunn
, Gilbert Emery
, Alma Kruger
, Douglass Montgomery
, Percy Moore, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Lauralee Skinner, Kent Smith
, Laura Treadwell. Produced by Joseph P. Bickerton Jr.
(1927) She acted in Lynn Starling's musical, "Meet The Wife," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts.
(1927) She acted in Russell G. Medcraft's play, "Cradle Snatchers," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Olive Wyndham in the cast.
(1927) She acted in the play, "The Duchess Decides," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Charles Warburton in the cast.
(1929) She acted in Arnold Bennett's play, "The Great Adventure," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Bette Davis in the cast.
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