Appeared (as "Imogene"; Broadway debut) in "When You Smile" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music by Tom Johnstone. Book by Tom Johnstone and Jack Alicoate. Lyrics by Phil Cook. Musical Director: F. Wheeler Wadsworth. Music arranged by Ronald Ross. Choreographed by Raymond Midgley. Directed by Oscar Eagle
. National Theatre (moved ...
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Did You Know?
The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire is that they are essentially brash, noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledge hammer to smash a butterfly. Miss Coca, on the other hand, is the timid woman who, when aroused, can beat a tiger to death with a feather. -- TV critic
During an evening talk show (1960), she described the comical side of audiences thinking she and Sid Caesar were married, due to their long, successful work together. she described Sid's wife as tall and gorgeous, and who invariably heard restaurant customers whisper loudly "Well, I wonder what Imogene will think when she hears about this" As she walked by with Sid, her husband. Imogene always ...