Florence Eldridge Poster

Other Works

  • (1918 - 1958) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1918) Stage Play: Rock-a-Bye Baby. Musical comedy. Book by Edgar Allan Woolf and Margaret Mayo. Based on the farce "Baby Mine" by Margaret Mayo. Music by Jerome Kern. Lyrics by Herbert Reynolds. Musical Director: Frank Tours. Choreographed by Robert Marks. Directed by Edward Royce. Astor Theatre: 22 May 1918- 3 Aug 1918 (85 performances). Cast: Gus Baci (as "Finnegan"), Mae Carmen (as "Weenie"), Constance Carper (as "Constance"), Sydney Chon (as "Bellboy"), Ruth Collins (as "Kiddie"), Frank Derr (as "Chauffeur"), Dorothy Dickson (as "Dorothy Manners"), H. Nelson Dickson (as "Weenie's Father"), Louise Dresser (as "Aggie Jinks"), Florence Eldridge (as "Florence") [Broadway debut], Evelyn Ferris (as "Evelyn"), Alan Hale (as "Monte Laidlaw"), Edna Hibbard (as "Zoie Hardy"), Claire Hillier (as "Kiddie"), Carl Hyson (as "Archie Drummond"), Olive Jacqueline (as "Olive"), Walter Jones (as "Jimmy Jinks"), Frances Kaufman (as "Frances"), Arthur Lipson (as "Pasquale"), Albertine Marlowe (as "Albertine"), Janet McIlwaine (as "Janet"), Eddy Meyers (as "George Westbury"), Frank Morgan (as "Alfred Hardy"), Edna Munsey (as "Madam Tentelucci"), Claire Nagle (as "Maid"), Bert Pullaney (as "Waiter"), Norah Sprague (as "Norah"), Phil Stanton (as "Waiter"), Charlotte Wakefield (as "Charlotte"), Gladys White (as "Gladys"), Lilyan White (as "Lilyan"), Clothilde Woods (as "Clothilde"). Produced by Selwyn & Co.
  • (1919) Stage Play: Pretty Soft. Written by Paul M. Potter. From the French of Anthony Mars. From the work of Leon Xanrof. Morosco Theatre: 5 May 1919- May 1919 (closing date unknown/28 performances). Cast: Joseph Allenton, Claude Beerbohm, Mona Bruns, Rowland Buckstone, Roy Cochrane, Rose Coghlan, Edouard Durand, Florence Eldridge, Joseph Herbert, Harry Manners, Edwin Nicander, Margaret Nybloc, Aileen Poe, Nacy Stewart, Jean Stuart, Dallas Welford. Produced by Empire Producing Corporation.
  • (1921) Stage Play: Ambush. Drama. Written by Arthur Richman. Garrick Theatre: 10 Oct 1921- Dec 1921 (closing date unknown/98 performances). Cast: John Craig (as "Seymour Jennison"), Edward Donnelly (as "Howard Kraigne"), Florence Eldridge (as "Margaret Nichols"), Charles Ellis (as "Harry Gleason"), Noel Leslie (as "Alan Kraigne"), Catherine Proctor (as "Mrs. Jennison"), Frank Reicher (as "Walter Nichols"), George Stillwell (as "George Lithridge"), Jane Wheatley (as "Harriet Nichols"), Edwin Wolfe (as "A Chauffeur"). Produced by Theatre Guild Inc.
  • (1922) Stage Play: The Cat and the Canary. Melodrama. Written by John Willard. Directed by Ira Hards. National Theatre: 7 Feb 1922- May 1922 (closing date unknown/148 performances). Cast: Florence Eldridge, Edmund Elton, Beth Franklin, Blanche Friderici, Henry Hull, Ryder Keane, Percy Moore, Harry D. Southard, Jane Warrington, John Willard. Produced by Kilbourn Gordon Inc.
  • (1922) Stage Play: Six Characters in Search of an Author. Comedy. Written by Luigi Pirandello. Directed by Brock Pemberton. Princess Theatre: 30 Oct 1922- Feb 1923 (closing date unknown/136 performances). Cast: Jack Amory, Katherine Atkinson, Ashley Buck, Elliot Cabot, Ernest Cossart (as "The Manager"), Florence Eldridge, Ida Fitzhugh (as "Mme. Pace"), Dwight Frye (as "The Son"), Blanche Gervais, Kathleen Graham, William T. Hays, Fred House, Moffat Johnston (as "The Father"), Leona Keefer, Constance Lusby, Russell Morrison, John Saunders, Maud Sinclair, Eleanor Woodruff (as "The Leading Lady"), Margaret Wycherly. Produced by Brock Pemberton.
  • (1923) Stage Play: The Love Habit. Farce. Adapted by Gladys Unger from the work, "Pour Avoir Adrienne" by Louis Verneuil. Bijou Theatre: 14 Mar 1923- May 1923 (closing date unknown/69 performances). Cast included: Dwight Frye, Florence Eldridge. Produced by Brock Pemberton.
  • (1924) Stage Play: Six Characters in Search of an Author. Comedy (revival). Written by Luigi Pirandello. Directed by Brock Pemberton. 44th Street Theatre: 6 Feb 1924- Feb 1924 (closing date unknown/17 performances). Cast included: Dwight Frye, Ida Fitzhugh. Produced by Brock Pemberton.
  • (1924) Stage Play: Cheaper to Marry.
  • (1924) Stage Play: Bewitched. Written by Edward Sheldon and Sidney Howard. National Theatre: 1 Oct 1924- Oct 1924 (closing date unknown/29 performances). Cast: Glenn Anders (as "The Aviator"), Carol Benezet, Joseph Bingham, Edwin Caldwell, Willard Collins, Florence Eldridge (as "The Girl"), Robert Forsyth, Albert Hall, Stanley Landahl, José Ruben (as "The Marquis"), Joseph Sweeney (as "The Husband"), Herbert Westman, George Williams. Produced by John Cromwell.
  • (1925) Stage Play: Young Blood.
  • (1926) Stage Play: The Great Gatsby.
  • (1926) Stage Play: A Proud Woman. Comedy. Written by Arthur Richman. Directed by John Hayden. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 15 Nov 1926- Nov 1926 (closing date unknown/7 performances). Cast: Percy Ames, Florence Eldridge (as "Marion Taylor"), Brandon Evans, Madeleine King, John Marston, Anne Morrison, Elisabeth Risdon (as "Julia Cates"), Margaret Wycherly (as "Mrs. Merritt"), Barry O'Moore (as "Wilbur Cates"). Produced by Edgar Selwyn.
  • (1927) Stage Play: Off-Key. Written by Arthur Caesar. Belmont Theatre: 8 Feb 1927- Feb 1927 (closing date unknown/16 performances). Produced by Robert V. Newman.
  • (1930) Stage Play: An Affair of State.
  • (1936) Stage Play: Days to Come. Written by Lillian Hellman. Scenic Design by Aline Bernstein. Directed by Herman Shumlin. Vanderbilt Theatre: 15 Dec 1936- unknown (7 performances). Cast: Frieda Altman (as "Cora Rodman"), Jack Carr (as "Mossie Dowel"), Charles Dingle (as "Sam Wilkie"), Florence Eldridge (as "Julie Rodman"), Thomas Fisher (as "Joe Easter"), Muriel Gallick (as "Lucy"), William Harrigan (as "Andrew Rodman"), Ben Smith (as "Leo Whalen"), Joseph Sweeney (as "Thomas Firth"), Ned Wever (as "Henry Ellicott"), Clare Woodbury (as "Hannah"). Produced by Herman Shumlin. Note: A Finnish TV version of this play was produced as Kaikki tulevat päivät (1982) and broadcast on 17 May 1982.
  • (1938) Stage Play: Yr. Obedient Husband. Comedy. Written by Horace Jackson. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by John Cromwell. Broadhurst Theatre: 10 Jan 1938- Jan 1938 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Frieda Altman (as "Podd"), Leslie Austen, J.W. Austin, Montgomery Clift, Florence Eldridge (as "Prue"), Brenda Forbes, Helena Glenn, A.J. Herbert, Marilyn Jolie, Walter Jones, Fredric March, Ethel Morrison, John Picard, Katherine Stewart, Harold Thomas, May Whitty, Martin Wolfson. Produced by Marwell Production Inc.
  • (1939) Stage Play: The American Way. Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Design by Irene Sharaff. Lighting Design by Hassard Short. Scene Technician for Mr. Oenslager: Isaac Benesch. Assistants to Miss Sharaff: Anna Hill Johnstone and Florence Keady. Directed by George S. Kaufman. Center Theatre: 21 Jan 1939- Jun 1939 (closing date unknown/164 performances). Cast: Fredric March (as "Martin Gunther"), Florence Eldridge (as "Irma Gunther"), McKay Morris (as "Samuel Brockton"), Ruth Weston (as "Winifred Baxter"), Eve Abbott, Albert Amato, Jack Arnold (as "Ed Lorenz"), Suzanne Ashbrook, Cathie Bailey, Alan Bandler, Bobby Barron, Robin Batcheller, Vivian Baule, Joseph Beale, Walter Beck (as "A Minister"), Herman Belmonte, Mary Bennett, Ronald Bennett, Evelyn Bernie, Whit Bissell (as "Karl, Age 21"; credited as Whitner Bissell), Milton Blumenthal, Orin Borston, Mary Brandon, Louise Buck, Buddy Buehler, Eileen Burns, Joe Bush, Hugh Cameron (as "Mayor McEvoy"), Eleanore Campsall, Gloria Carey, Gerry Carr, Eldridge Carson, Kenneth Casey, Teddy Casey, Natalie Chilvers, Laura Church, Norma Clerc, Beatrice Cole, Daniel Conway, Russell Conway, George Cotton, Alex Courtney, Ed Crosswell, Harry Crox, Tom Curley, Robert Cushman, Kenneth Dana, Ethel Darling, Gretchen Davidson, Bud Davis, Celeste DeBellis, Louis Delgado, Sandford Dody, Gene Douglas, Dorothy Downs, Katherine Duncan, Helen Edwards, Marian Edwards, Clark Eggleston (as "Ensemble"), Edward Elliott, Ruth Enders, Elsa Ersi (as "Clara Heinrich"), Herbert Everin, Gilbert Fates, Edward Fisher, Alice Fitzsimmons, Janet Fox, Eugene Francis, Vincent Gardiner, Bob Gewald, Herbert Goff, Brant Gorman, Carl Gose, Sydney Grant (as "Dr. Squires"), Norma Green, Claire Greenwood, Donn Hagerty, Gilbert Haggerty, Ann Hagye, Vernon Hammer, Robert Hanley, Lola Harris, Michael Harvey, William Hawes, James Hayes, George Herndon, Alan Hewitt (as "Alex Hewitt"), Nina Hill, Mary Hoban (as "Ensemble"), Cynthia Holbrook, Danny Hood, Claire Howard, Carol Hulings, Bradford Hunt, Buddy Irving, Carl Johnson, Peter Johnson, Marilyn Jolie, Curtis Karpe (as "Ensemble"), Allen Kearns, Walter Kelly, John Kerr, Robert Kerr, Lila King, Dorothy Knox, William Layton (as "Ensemble"), Kenneth Le Roy, Michael Leonard, Tommy Lewis, Richard Lloyd, Audrey Lodge, Constance Lodge, Virginia Lodge, John Long, John Lorenz, Betty MacDonald, James MacDonald, Marvel MacInnis (as "Ensemble"), Edward Mann, Jules Mann, Adrienne Marden, Jean Martel, Remi Martel, Gaylord Mason, Buddy Matthews, Gordon Merrick, Dorothy Miller, Gordon Mills, Patricia Minty, Carman Mitchell, Lois Montgomery, James Moore, Mona Moray, Mary Murray, May Muth, Florrie Nadel, Edna Nagy, Cecil Natapoff, Doris Newcomb, Donald O'Day, Grace O'Malley, LeRoi Operti (as "Dr. MacFarlane"), Margaret Owens, Melvin Parks, Judy Parrish, Lee Parry, Albert Patterson, Charles Payne, Jeannie Belle Perry, Martha Pickens, Gloria Pierre, Elinor Pittis, Philip Pollard, Jean Porter, Janet Regan, Ronald Reiss, George Repp, Robert Rhodes, Eric Roberts, James Roland, Mary Romano, Peggy Romano, Sylvia Roseman, James Russo, Nathaniel Sack, Stephen Sandes, Ray Santos, Lesley Savage, Dora Sayers, Louise Segal, Nat Seigal, Jeanne Shelby, Thomas Speidel, Don Starr, Mary Stevenson, Rodney Stewart, Sidney Stone, Elliott Stranger, Ruth Strome, Daphne Sylva, Jerry Sylvon, Ward Tallman (as "Henry Courtney"), John Thomas, Jerome Thor (as "Ensemble"), Frances Thress, Harry Todd, Carl Urbont, Grace Valentine, Dick Van Patten (as "Karl Gunther, Age 9; Martin Gunther's grandchild") [creidted as Dickie Van Patten], Joan Vitez, Julia Walsh, George Ward, Jeanne Wardley, David Wayne (as "Karl Gunther"), William Welch, Maurice Wells, Peggy Wells, Alan Wenfield, Bob White, Albert Whitley, Nancy Whitman, Lynn Whitney, Mary Williamson, Lois Winston, Janice Winter, Barbara Wooddell, Gene Yell. Produced by Sam Harris and Max Gordon.
  • (1939) Stage Play: The American Way. [Return engagement]. Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. Music by Oscar Levant. Directed by George S. Kaufman. Center Theatre: 17 Jul 1939- 23 Sep 1939 (80 performances). Cast: Jack Arnold, Bobby Barron, Walter Beck (as "A Minister"), Whit Bissell [credited as Whitner Bissell] (as "Karl, Age 21"), Mary Brandon, Buddy Buehler, Eileen Burns, Hugh Cameron, Gerry Carr, Teddy Casey, Norma Clerc, Alex Courtney, Robert Cushman, Gretchen Davidson, Katherine Duncan, Marian Edwards, Florence Eldridge (as "Irma Gunther"), Edward Elliott, Elsa Ersi, Gilbert Fates, Janet Fox, Brant Gorman, Sydney Grant, George Herndon, Alan Hewitt, Claire Howard, Bradford Hunt, Buddy Irving, Allen Kearns, Walter Kelly, Tommy Lewis, Richard Lloyd, Virginia Lodge, John Long, John Lorenz, Lorna Lynn, James MacDonald, Fredric March (as "Martin Gunther"), Adrienne Marden, James Moore, Mona Moray, McKay Morris, Mary Murray, LeRoi Operti (as "Dr. MacFarlane"), Elinor Pittis, Janet Regan, Robert Rhodes, James Russo, Stephen Sandes, Dora Sayers, Jeanne Shelby, Sidney Stone, Ward Tallman (as "Henry Courtney"), Jerome Thor (as "Factory Worker"), Grace Valentine, Dick Van Patten (as "Karl Gunther, Age 9, Martin Gunther's grandchild"), Jeanne Wardley, David Wayne (as "Karl Gunther"), Maurice Wells, Ruth Weston (as "Winifred Baxter"), Bob White, Barbara Wooddell. Produced by Sam Harris and Max Gordon.
  • (1946) Stage Play: Years Ago. Comedy. Written by Ruth Gordon. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Directed by Garson Kanin. Mansfield Theatre: 3 Dec 1946- 31 May 1947 (206 performances). Cast: Seth Arnold (as "Mr. Sparrow, a man who owned a wagon"), Jennifer Bunker (as "Anna Witham, My Next Best Friend"), Judith Cargill (as "Miss Glavin, from out to Brookline"), A Cat (as "Punk, Our Cat"), Florence Eldridge (as "Annie Jones, My Mother"), Pat Kirkland (as "Ruth Gordon Jones, Me"), Bethel Leslie (as "Katherine Follett, My Best Friend"), Fredric March (as "Clinton Jones, My Father"), Frederick Persson (as "Mr. Bagley, from the Y.M.C.A."), Richard Simon (as "Fred Whitmarsh, a Beau"). Produced by Max Gordon.
  • (1950) Stage Play: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep. Comedy. Written by Elaine Ryan. Based on the novel by Ludwig Bemelmans. Directed by Hume Cronyn. Broadhurst Theatre: 2 Mar 1950- 8 Apr 1950 (44 performances). Cast: Richard Abbott (as "The Doctor/Fourth Indian"), Norman Barrs (as "The Cure/Ship's Steward"), Charles Chaplin Jr. (as "Henri/Second Indian"), Booth Colman (as "Marsan/Priest"), Jacqueline Dalya (as "The Dona Bebecita"), Florence Eldridge (as "Miss Leonore Graves"), Harold E. Gordon (as "Second Workman/Indian Drummer"), Phillip Gordon (as "Alfonso Lopez/Indian Dancer"), Henry Guettel (as "Aristide/Third Indian"), Rick Jason (as "Anselmo"), Henry Lascoe (as "Vitasse"), Marguerite Lewis (as "Nurse"), Fredric March (as "His Excellency, General Leonidas Erosa"), Charles Mayer (as "Robert/The Acrobat"), Robert McCahon (as "First Workman/Fifth Indian"), Hope Miller (as "Young Mother/Maria"), Irene Moore (as "Chimene"), Gregory Morton (as "First Gendarme/First Seaman"), Thomas Noyes (as "Second Gendarme/Second Seaman"), Milton Parsons (as "Albert Plaschke"), Sally Anne Parsons (as "French Child/Child Passenger/Indian Child"), Rene Paul (as "Colonel Laboucher/Ship's Officer"), Roy Poole (as "Jean/Fifth Indian") [Broadway debut], Stefan Schnabel (as "M. Hufnagel/Don Modesto"), Helen Seamon (as "Clothilde/Young Woman/Second Indian Woman"), Lili Valenty (as "Mille. Borotra/First Indian Woman"). Produced by Nancy Stern and George Nichols III.
  • (1951) Stage Play: The Autumn Garden. Written by Lillian Hellman. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Howard Bay. Directed by Harold Clurman. Coronet Theatre: 7 Mar 1951- 2 Jun 1951 (101 performances). Cast: Florence Eldridge, Ethel Griffies (as "Mrs. Mary Ellis"), Fredric March (as "Nicholas Denery"), Kent Smith (as "Edward Crossman"), Jane Wyatt (as "Nina Denery") [final Broadway role], Margaret Barker, Maxwell Glanville, Carol Goodner, Lois Holmes, Colin Keith-Johnston, James Lipton, Joan Lorring. Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden.

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