Misalliance. Comedy (revival). Written by George Bernard Shaw
. Production Supervised by Lemuel Ayers
. Scenic Design by John Boyt. Directed by Cyril Ritchard
. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 6 Mar 1953- 27 Jun 1953 (130 performances). Cast: Tamara Geva
(as "Lina Szczepanowska") [final Broadway role], Barry Jones (as "John Tarleton"),
Did You Know?
Daughter of a wealthy St. Petersburg manufacturer of Muslim heritage who was a great patron of the arts and free thinker, Geva grew up in a vast 18th century mansion which included a private museum. Studying ballet was the passion of her childhood, though there were many obstacles before she eventually was able to devote herself to it. Geva met Balanchine at the Maryinsky Ballet School and ...