Starred in her first one-woman show, "Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein", which ran for eighteen months in New York and four years on the road. The production garnered a Grammy Award for the Caedmon recording, The Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Production, a Drama Desk Award for Best Actress as well.
Did You Know?
[About Ursula in The Little Mermaid
(1989)] Many people call her an octopus and I'm so knowledgeable, I have to correct. She is not an octopus, she is a squid. And they ask what that means. She has six tentacles instead of eight which makes it less expensive to draw.
Spent some time touring with United States Army productions as a "civilian actress technician" in post-war years.