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(1934- 1971). Active on Broadway in the following productions:

(1934). Stage Play: Page Miss Glory. Comedy. Written by Joseph Schrank and Phillip Dunning. Directed by George Abbott. Mansfield Theatre: 27 Nov 1934- Mar 1935 (closing date unknown/63 performances). Cast: Royal Beal, Harry Bellaver (as "Petey"), Carter Blake, Charles D. Brown, Chester Clute (as "Mr. Grace"), Edward Colebrook, Harry Dee, Joseph Downing, Betty Field (as "Telegram Reporter"), John Fleming, Pedro A. Galvan, Roy Gordon, Harold Grau (as "A Gentleman of the Press"), Douglas Gregory, Dorothy Hall, Peggy Hart, H.S. Hopkins, J. Anthony Hughes, Bruce MacFarlane, Muriel Robert, Frank Sardo, Jane Seymour, Peggy Shannon (as "Gladys Russell"), Maud Sinclair (as "The Mother"), Jerry Sloane, Ralph Sternard, James Stewart (as "Ed Olsen"), Charles Strong, Royal Dana Tracey, O.J. Vanasse, Joseph Vitale (as "Nick"), Frederic Voight. Produced by Laurence Schwab and Philip Dunning.

(1937). Stage Play: Angel Island. Comedy/mystery. Written by Bernie Angus. Directed by George Abbott. National Theatre: 20 Oct 1937- Nov 1937 (closing date unknown/21 performances). Cast: Joyce Arling (as "Gail Marsh"), Carroll Ashburn, Nigel Blake, Clayton Collyer, Morgan Conway, Alma Dickson, Betty Field (as "Eunice"), Clyde Fillmore, Arlene Francis (as "Sylvia Jordan"), Thomas Graham, David Hoffman, Louise Larabee, Doro Merande (as "Bessie"), Lea Penman (as "Carma Grainger"), Maidel Turner (as "Aimee Lattimer"), Edith Van Cleve, Eric Wollencott. Produced by George Abbott.

(1938) Stage: Appeared in "If I Were You" on Broadway. Farce. Written by Paul Hervey Fox (also producer) and Benn W. Levy (also director). Based on an idea in a novel by Thorne Smith. Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Mansfield Theatre: 24 Jan 1938-Feb 1938 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Constance Cummings (as "Nellie Blunt"), Marie De Becker, J. Malcolm Dunn (as "Dr. Alexander"), Janet Hill, Bernard Lee, Mona Moray, Irving Morrow, John M. O'Connor, Harold Vermilyea (as "Kenneth Batty").

(1938) Stage: Appeared in "What a Life" on Broadway. Comedy.

(1953). Stage Play: The Ladies of the Corridor. Written by Dorothy Parker and Arnaud d'Usseau. Directed by Harold Clurman. Longacre Theatre: 21 Oct 1953- 28 Nov 1953 (45 performances). Cast: Vera Allen, Margaret Barker, Edna Best, Clement Brace, Lonny Chapman, Louis Criss, Betty Field (as "Mildred Tynan"), Kate Harkin, Harriet E. MacGibbon (as "Mary Linscott"), Walter Matthau (as "Paul Osgood"), Donald McKee, Frances Starr, Shepperd Strudwick (as "Charles Nichols"), Tassle, Robert Van Hooton, June Walker, Carol Wheeler. Produced by Walter Fried.

(1941) Stage: Appeared in "The Fourposter" on Broadway. Comedy.

(1951) Stage: Appeaed (as "Theodora Effington") in "Not for Children" on Broadway. Music by Robert Emmett Dolan. Written by Elmer Rice. Coronet Theatre: 13 Feb 1951-17 Feb 1951 (7 performances). Cast: Phil Arthur, J. Edward Bromberg (as "Timothy Forrest"), Alexander Clark, Joan Copeland, Natalie Core, Keene Crockett, John Garstad, Budd Gregg, Gar Moore (as "An Old Gentleman"; final Broadway role), Elliott Nugent (as "Ambrose Atwater"), Frances Tannehill (as "Pensacola Crawford"), Ann Thomas, Fredd Wayne. Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard).

(1949) Stage: Appeared in "The Rat Race" on Broadway.

(1945) Stage: Appeared in "Dream Girl" on Broadway. Comedy.

(1943) Stage: Appeared in "The Voice of the Turtle" on Broadway.

(1943) Stage: Appeared (as "Edith Charles Cleghorne") in "A New Life" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Elmer Rice. Scenic Design by Howard Bay. Costume Design by Rose Bogdanoff. Royale Theatre: 15 Sep 1943-13 Nov 1943 (70 performances). Cast: Blaine Cordner (as "Dr. Lyman Acton"), Dorothy Darling (as "Esther Zuckerman"), Elizabeth Dewing (as "An Anesthetist"), Ann Driscoll (as "Miss Murphy"), Shirley Gale (as "Miss Woolley"), Frederica Going (as "Miss Kingsley"), Walter Greaza (as "Samuel Cleghorne"), Arthur Griffin (as "Grover C. Charles"), Terry Harris (as "Miss Swift"), Timmie Hyler (as "Lillian Sheridan"), John Ireland (as "Gustave Jensen"), Helen Kingstead (as "Ruth Emery"), George Lambert (as "Capt. Cleghorne"), Merle Maddern (as "Isabelle Cleghorne"), Sanford McCauley (as "Theodore Emery"), Sara Peyton (as "Miss Weatherby"), Ann Thomas (as "Olive Rapallo"), Alice Thompson Miss Hanson"), Kenneth Tobey (as "George Sheridan"), Colleen Ward (as "Miss Devore"), Dora Weissman (as "Mollie Kleinberger"), Joan Wetmore (as "Millicent Prince"). Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard).

(1940) Stage: Appeared in "Flight to the West" on Broadway. Written / directed by Elmer Rice. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Guild Theatre: (moved to The Royale Theatre from 4 Mar 1941 to close): 30 Dec 1940-26 Apr 1941 (136 performances). Cast: Harold Dyrenforth, Paul Henreid, Karl Malden, Paul Mann, Hugh Marlowe, Charles Nathan, Boris Marshalov, Kevin McCarthy, Constance McKay, Eleonora Mendelssohn, Arnold Moss, Don Nevins, Helen Renee, Grandon Rhodes, James Seeley, Lydia St. Clair, John Triggs, Rudolph Weiss. Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard).

(1940) Stage: Appeared (as "Mary Ward") in "Two On An Island" on Broadway. Comedy. Written / directed by Elmer Rice. Incidental music by Kurt Weill. Scenic / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Broadhurst Theatre: 22 Jan 1940-13 Apr 1940 (22 performances). Cast: Luther Adler (as "Lawrence Ormont"), Roberta Bellinger, Herschel Bentley, Whit Bissell (as "Frederic Winthorp"), Alvin Childress, John Craven, Howard Da Silva (as "The Sightseeing Guide"), Dorothy Darling, Evelyn Davis, Edward Downes, Virginia Girvin, Frederica Going, Norma Green, Terry Harris, Martha Hodge, Charles La Torre, Eva Langbord, Larri Lauria, Adele Longmire, Harriet E. MacGibbon (as "Helen Ormont"), Assotta Marshall, Roderick Maybee, Earl McDonald, Mary Michael, Sellwyn Myers, Robert O'Brien, Sara Peyton, John Philliber, Hilary Phillips, Charles Polacheck, Helen Renee, Martin Ritt (as "Samuel Brodsky"), Arthur L. Sachs, Lucille Sears, Don Shelton, Aage Steenshorne, Earl Sydnor, Ann Thomas, John Triggs, Rudolph Weiss, Dora Weissman, Joan Wetmore, Robert Williams. Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard).

(1939) Stage: Appeared in "Ring Two" on Broadway. Comedy.

(1939). Stage Play: The Primrose Path. Comedy. Written by Robert Buckner and Walter Hart. Scenic Design by Cirker & Robbins. Costume Design by Helene Pons. Directed by George Abbott. Biltmore Theatre: 4 Jan 1939- May 1939 (closing date unknown/166 performances). Cast: Leslie Barrett (as "Davy Wallace"), Teresa Dale (as "A Police Matron") [final Broadway role], Marilyn Erskine (as "Eva Wallace"), Betty Field (as "Clare Wallace"), Clyde Fillmore (as "Augustus Cummings"), Florida Friebus (as "Maggie Wallace"), Betty Garde (as "Emma Wallace"), Russell Hardie (as "Bayard Lawrence"), Helen Westley (as "Grandma"), Philip Wood (as "Homer Wallace"). Produced by George Abbott.

(1955). Stage Play: Festival. Comedy. Written by Sam Spewack and Bella Spewack. Directed by Albert Marre. Longacre Theatre: 18 Jan 1955- 5 Feb 1955 (23 performances). Cast: Ann Barlow, Leslie Alan Blatt, Patricia Englund, Paul Henreid (as "Max Granada"), Betty Field (as "Sally Ann Peters"), Pat Hingle (as "Joe Foster"), Harry Shaw Lowe, Luba Malina, James Reese, Abbott Lee Ruskin, George Voskovec. Produced by Walter Fried, in association with Felix Brentano.

(1958) Stage: Appeared in "The Waltz of the Toreadors" on Broadway. Comedy (revival).

(1958) Stage: Appeared in "A Touch of the Poet" on Broadway. Drama.

A Loss of Roses (1959). Written by William Inge. Music Edited by Robert Emmett Dolan. Directed by Daniel Mann. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 38 Nov 1959- 19 Dec 1959 (25 performances + 2 previews that began on 28 Nov 1959). Cast: Betty Field (as "Mrs. Helen Baird"), Carol Haney (as "Lila Green"), Warren Beatty (as "Kenny, Mrs. Helen Baird's son"), Robert Webber (as "Ricky Powers"), Margaret Braidwood Mme. Olga St. Valentine"), Joan Morgan (as "Mrs. Mulvany"), James O'Rear (as "Ronny Cavendish"), Michael J. Pollard (as "Geoffrey Beamis/Jelly"). Understudies: Dennis Cooney (as "Geoffrey Beamis/Kenny"), Anne Hegira (as "Mme. Olga St. Valentine/Mrs. Helen Baird"), Athan Karras (as "Ricky Powers/Ronny Cavendish"), Joan Morgan (as "Lila Green"). Produced by Arnold Saint Subber and Lester Osterman. Note: Filmed as The Stripper (1963).

Strange Interlude (1963). Drama (revival).

(1966). Stage Play: Where's Daddy? Comedy. Written by William Inge. Directed by Harold Clurman. Billy Rose Theatre: 2 Mar 1966- 26 Mar 1966 (21 performances + 14 previews that began on 17 Feb 1966). Cast: Beau Bridges (as "Tom") [Broadway debut], Barbara Dana (as "Teena"), Betty Field (as "Mrs. Bigelow"), Robert Hooks (as "Razz"), Hiram Sherman (as "Pinky"), Barbara Ann Teer (as "Helen"). Standby actor: Dortha Duckworth. Produced by Michael Wager. Produced by arrangement with Robert Whitehead.

(1971). Stage Play: All Over. Drama. Written by Edward Albee. Directed by John Gielgud. Martin Beck Theatre: 28 Mar 1971- 1 May 1971 (40 performances + 14 previews that began on 15 Mar 1971). Cast: Colleen Dewhurst (as "The Mistress"), Betty Field (as "The Nurse") [final Broadway role], Neil Fitzgerald (as "The Doctor"), John Gerstad (as "Newspaperman"), Charles Kindl (as "Newspaperman"), James Ray (as "The Son"), Madeleine Sherwood (as "The Daughter"), Jessica Tandy (as "The Wife"), George Voskovec (as "The Best Friend"), Allen Williams (as "Newspaperman"). Standbys: Carolyn Coates (as "The Nurse/The Wife"), John Gerstad (as "The Son"), Wyman Pendleton (as "The Best Friend/The Doctor") and Frances Sternhagen (as "The Daughter/The Mistress"). Produced by Theater 1971 (Edward Albee, Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder.

(1951) She acted in Elmer Rice's play, "See Naples and Die," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts.

(1953) She acted in the play, "Second Fiddle," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Herbert Rudley in the cast.


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