Nancy Dussault Poster

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  • One of the original anchors of ABC's Good Morning America back in 1975.
  • Released CD "Heart & Soul" - April 1998.
  • CD "Heart and Soul", released 1999
  • (January 2007 - February 2007) appears in the play "Sunday in the Park with George," directed by Jason Alexander, at Freud Playhouse at UCLA, Los Angeles, California.
  • (1960) Stage Play: Do Re Mi. Musical comedy. Book by Garson Kanin. Music by Jule Styne. Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Musical Director: Lehman Engel. Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson. Vocal arrangements and vocal direction by Buster Davis. Dance arrangements by David Baker. Choreographed by Marc Breaux, Deedee Wood. Associate Director: William Hammerstein. Scenic Design by Boris Aronson. Costume Design by Irene Sharaff. Stage Manager: May Muth. Directed by Garson Kanin. St. James Theatre (moved to The 54th St. Theatre on 25 Dec 1961- close): 26 Dec 1960- 13 Jan 1962 (400 performances/on hiatus from 24 Jul 1961- 21 Aug 1961). Cast: Phil Silvers (as "Hubert Cram"), Nancy Walker (as "Kay Cram"), David Burns (as "Brains Berman"), Nancy Dussault (as "Tilda Mullen"), George Givot (as "Skin Demopoulos"), George Mathews (as "Fatso O'Rear"), John Reardon (as "John Henry Wheeler"), Marilynn Allwyn (as "A Casa Girl/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), Doria Avila (as "Member of the Public"), Diane Ball (as "A Casa Girl/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), Chad Block (as "James Russell Lowell, IV"), Marilyn Child (as "Thelma Berman"), Frank Derbas (as "A Waiter/Member of the Public"), Sandra Devlin (as "A Casa Girl/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), David Gold (as "The Interviewer/Member of the Public"), Edward Grace (as "Senator Redfield/Member of the Public"), Regina Groves (as "A Casa Girl/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), Stuart Hodes (as "The Photographer/Member of the Public"), Curtis Hood (as "Member of the Public"), Daniel Jasinski (as "Member of the Public"), Marc Jordan (as "The Headwaiter/Fatso's Lawyer/Member of the Public"), Patti Karr (as "Dance Team/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), Betty Kent (as "A Swinger/Gretchen/Member of the Public"), Ray Kirchner (as "Dance Team/The Sumo Student/Member of the Public"), Barbara Lang (as "Member of the Public"), Josephine Lang (as "Member of the Public"), Al Lewis (as "Moe Shtarker"), Albert Linville (as "The Recording Engineer/Senator Rogers"), Ken Malone (as "Member of the Public"), Jim Marley (as "Member of the Public"), Bob McClure (as "The Maitre D'/A Commentator/Member of the Public"), James Moore (as "Member of the Public"), Al Nesor (as "Wolfie"), Dawn Nickerson (as "Member of the Public"), Ed Pfeiffer (as "Member of the Public"), Carolyn Ragaini (as "Marsha/Member of the Public"), Steve Roland (as "Lou/The Chief Counsel/Member of the Public"), Donna Sanders (as "A Swinger/Member of the Public"), Suzanne Shaw (as "A Swinger/Member of the Public"), Carol Stevens (as "A Casa Girl/Wheeler's Secretary/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), Allan Stevenson (as "A Commentator"), Liza Stuart (as "Member of the Public"), Dean Taliaferro (as "A Casa Girl/Wheeler's Secretary/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), Pat Tolson (as "Brains' Lawyer/Member of the Public"), Nancy Van Rijn (as "A Casa Girl/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), Richard Young (as "Member of the Public"). Standby actor: Bernard West [credited as Bernie West] (as "Hubert Cram"). Understudies: David Gold (as "James Russell Lowell, IV"), Marc Jordan (as "Wolfie"), Patti Karr (as "Kay Cram"), Al Lewis (as "Fatso O'Rear") [final Broadway role], Jim Marley (as "Brains Berman/ Moe Shtarker"), Al Nesor (as "Skin Demopoulos") and Dawn Nickerson (as "Tilda Mullen"). Replacement cast: Lena Anders (as "A Casa Girl/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public/Wheeler's Secretary"), Lynne Broadbent (as "A Casa Girl/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), Sandra Devlin (as "Thelma Berman"), Gail Johnston (as "Member of the Public"), Alan Kirk (as "Member of the Public"), Jack Metté (as "Member of the Public"), Don Morgan (as "Member of the Public"), Shirley Nelson (as "An Animal Girl/Dance Team/Member of the Public"), Wendy Nickerson (as "A Casa Girl/An Animal Girl/Member of the Public"), Bill Richards (as "A Waiter/Brains' Lawyer/Member of the Public"), Seth Riggs (as "A Commentator"), Roy Smith (as "Member of the Public"), Wally Strauss (as "Member of the Public"). Understudy: Seth Riggs (as "John Henry Wheeler"). Produced by David Merrick. Associate Producer: Jones Harris. Note: Mr. Silvers was nominated for a Tony award.
  • (1959) Stage Play: The Sound of Music. Musical. Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Based on "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp. Musical Director: Frederick Dvonch. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Choral arrangements by Trude Rittman. Musical staging by Joe Layton. Scenic Design by Oliver Smith. Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard. Directed by Vincent J. Donehue. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (moved to The Mark Hellinger Theatre from 6 Nov 1962- close): 16 Nov 1959- 15 Jun 1963 (1443 performances + 5 previews). Cast: Mary Martin (as "Maria Rainer, a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey"), Theodore Bikel (as "Captain Georg von Trapp"), Kurt Kasznar (as "Max Detweiler"), Marion Marlowe (as "Elsa Schraeder"), Patricia Neway (as "The Mother Abbess"), Joanne Birks (as "Ensemble"), Patricia Brooks (as "Ensemble"), June Card (as "Ensemble"), Dorothy Dallas (as "Ensemble"), Brian Davies (as "Rolf Gruber"), Ceil Delli (as "Ensemble"), Kathy Dunn (as "Louisa von Trapp:), Luce Ennis (as "Ursula, a maid/Ensemble"), Cleo Fry (as "Ensemble"), Barbara George (as "Ensemble"), Stefan Gierasch (as "Herr Zeller"), Michael Gorrin (as "Admiral von Schreiber"), Joey Heatherton (as "Ensemble"), Lucas Hoving (as "Ensemble"), Elizabeth Howell (as "Sister Berthe, Mistress of Novices"), Patricia Kelly (as "Ensemble"), Maria Kova (as "Ensemble"), Evanna Lien (as "Gretl von Trapp"), Mary Susan Locke (as "Marta von Trapp"), Nan McFarland (as "Frau Schmidt, the housekeeper"), Shirley Mendonca (as "Ensemble"), Kathy Miller (as "Ensemble"), Lorna Nash (as "Ensemble"), Muriel O'Malley (as "Sister Margaretta, Mistress of Postulants"), Lauri Peters (as "Liesl von Trapp"), Keith Prentice (as "Ensemble"), John Randolph (as "Franz, the butler"), Nancy Reeves (as "Ensemble"), Marilyn Rogers (as "Brigitta von Trapp"), Bernice Saunders (as "Ensemble"), Connie Sharman (as "Ensemble"), Karen Shepard (as "Sister Sophia"), Kirby Smith (as "Baron Elberfeld"), William Snowden (as "Friedrich von Trapp"), Gloria Stevens (as "Ensemble"), Joseph Stewart (as "Kurt von Trapp"), Tatiana Troyanos (as "Ensemble"), Mimi Vondra (as "Ensemble"), Sue Yaeger (as "A Postulant"). Standbys: Renée Guérin (as "Maria Rainer") and Kenneth Harvey (as "Captain Georg von Trapp"). Understudies: Dorothy Dallas (as "Sister Berthe"), David Gress (as "Friedrich von Trapp/Kurt von Trapp"), Joey Heatherton (as "Liesl von Trapp/Louisa von Trapp"), Lucas Hoving (as "Herr Zeller"), Elizabeth Howell (as "Frau Schmidt/The Mother Abbess"), Sheppard Kerman (as "Max Detweiler"), Maria Kova (as "Sister Sophia"), Mary Susan Locke (as "Brigitta von Trapp"), Keith Prentice (as "Rolf Gruber"), Nancy Reeves (as "Sister Margaretta"), Karen Shepard (as "Elsa Schraeder"), Kirby Smith (as "Admiral von Schreiber/Franz") and Frances Underhill (as "Gretl von Trapp/Marta von Trapp"). Replacement cast [during Lunt-Fontanne Theatre run]: Maureen Bailey (as "Ensemble"), Jay Barney (as "Franz, the butler"), Richard Carafa (as "Kurt von Trapp"), Jeannie Carson (as "Maria Rainer, a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey") [from ? Jul 1962- ?], Imelda De Martin (as "Ensemble/Liesl von Trapp"), Nancy Dussault (as "Maria Rainer, a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey") [from ? Sep 1962- ?], Helen Feit (as "Ensemble"), Dan Ferrone (as "Ensemble"), Catherine Gale (as "Ensemble"), Geraldine Gale (as "Ensemble"), Ann Gardner (as "Ensemble"), Barbara Gregory (as "Ensemble"), Sarah Hageman (as "Ensemble"), Elizabeth Howell (as "The Mother Abbess"), Lois Hunt (as "Elsa Schraeder"), Tommy Leap (as "Kurt von Trapp"), Valerie Lee (as "Gretl von Trapp"), Sara Letton (as "A Postulant/Ensemble"), Nadine Lewis (as "Sister Margaretta, Mistress of Postulants"), Evanna Lien (as "Marta von Trapp"), Paul Lipson (as "Max Detweiler"), Mary Susan Locke (as "Brigitta von Trapp"), Milton Luchan (as "Herr Zeller"), Marissa Mason (as "Liesl von Trapp"), Laura Michaels (as "Gretl von Trapp"), Jen Nelson (as "Elsa Schraeder"), Nita Novy (as "Brigitta von Trapp"), Lizabeth Pritchett (as "Sister Berthe, Mistress of Novices/The Mother Abbess"), Lu Ann Ragle (as "Ensemble"), Bernice Saunders (as "Ursula, a maid"), Donald Scott (as "Captain Georg von Trapp"), Leslie Smith (as "Gretl von Trapp"), Royston Thomas (as "Friedrich von Trapp"), Webb Tilton (as "Baron Elberfeld"), Ronnie Tourso (as "Friedrich von Trapp"), Peter Van Hattum (as "Rolf Gruber"), Jay Velie (as "Admiral von Schreiber"), Gina Viglione (as "Ensemble"), Jon Voight (as "Rolf Gruber") [Broadway debut], Arthur Warren (as "Friedrich von Trapp"), Connie Webber (as "Ensemble"), Mitzi Wilson (as "Ensemble"), Martha Wright (as "Maria Rainer, a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey") [from ? Oct 1961 - ?]. Standby: Barbara Meister (as "Maria Rainer"). Understudies: Maureen Bailey (as "Liesl von Trapp"), Imelda De Martin (as "Liesl von Trapp/Louisa von Trapp"), Kenny Doré (as "Friedrich von Trapp/Kurt von Trapp"), Dan Ferrone (as "Rolf Gruber"), Cleo Fry (as "Sister Berthe"), Sarah Hageman (as "Frau Schmidt"), Valerie Lee (as "Gretl von Trapp/Marta von Trapp"), Sara Letton (as "Liesl von Trapp"), Evanna Lien (as "Marta von Trapp/Brigitta von Trapp"), Shirley Mendonca (as "Sister Sophia"), Steven Meyer (as "Herr Zeller"), Laura Michaels (as "Gretl von Trapp/Marta von Trapp"), Patty Michaels (as "Louisa von Trapp"), Lizabeth Pritchett (as "The Mother Abbess"), Wayne Sullivan (as "Friedrich von Trapp/Kurt von Trapp"), Webb Tilton (as "Admiral von Schreiber/Franz/Herr Zeller"). [During Mark Hellinger Theatre run]: Nancy Dussault (as "Maria Rainer, a postulant at Nonnberg Abbey"). Understudy: Phil Proctor [credited as Philip Proctor] (as "Rolf Gruber") [earliest Broadway credit]. Produced by Leland Hayward, Richard Halliday, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Note: Filmed by Robert Wise Productions/Argyle Enterprises [distributed by Twentieth Century Fox] as The Sound of Music (1965).
  • (1983) She acted in Gretchen Cryer and Nancy Ford's musical, "I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It On the Road," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Howard Platt in the cast.
  • (1975) She acted in Joseph McCarthy and Harry Tierney's musical, "Irene," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Bibi Osterwald, Elliott Reid, Paul Dumont, Marijane Maricle and Ted Pritchard in the cast. Larry Forde was director.
  • (November 8 to December 24, 1995) She acted in Leonard Bernstein's musical, "Candide," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Leonard Bernstein was composer. Hugh Wheeler wrote the book. Richard Wilbur, Stephen Sondheim, John LaTouche, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein were lyricists. Gordon Davidson was director. The musical was based on the satire by Voltaire. Peter Wexler was scenic designer. Lewis Brown was costume designer. Stanley Soble was casting director.

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