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  • (1960s) Stage: Starred with Brian Bedford in a major revival of Noël Coward's "Private Lives",
  • (1960) Stage: Starred in "The Unsinkable Molly Brown" in the original Broadway production.
  • (1980) "42nd Street," a musical comedy. Music by Harry Warren. Lyrics by Al Dubin. Lead Ins and Crossovers by Michael Stewart, Mark Bramble and Bradford Ropes [posthumous credit]. Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes. Musical Director: John Lesko. Vocal arrangements by John Lesko. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Dance arrangements by Donald Johnston. Additional lyrics by Johnny Mercer and Mort Dixon. Choreographed by Gower Champion. Directed by Gower Champion. Winter Garden Theatre (moved to The Majestic Theatre from 30 Mar 1981 to 5 Apr 1987, then moved to The St. James Theatre from 7 Apr 1987 to close): 25 Aug 1980- 8 Jan 1989 (3486 performances + 6 previews). Cast: Tammy Grimes (as "Dorothy Brock"), Jerry Orbach (as "Julian Marsh"), Wanda Richert (as "Peggy Sawyer"), Carole Banninger, Steve Belin, Robin Black, Joel Blum, Joseph Bova, Mary Cadorette, Danny Carroll, Robert Colston, James Congdon, Carole Cook, Don Crabtree, Ronny DeVito, Denise DiRenzo, Mark Dovey, Rob Draper, Brandt Edwards, Jon Engstrom, Sharon Ferrol, Cathy Greco, Dawn Herbert, Christine Jacobsen, Jeri Kansas, Ginny King, Terri Ann Kundrat, Shan Martin, Beth McVey, Maureen Mellon, Sandra Menhart, Bill Nabel, Stan Page, Tony Parise, Don Percassi, Jean Preece, Karen Prunczik, Lee Roy Reams, Vicki Regan, Lars Rosager, Linda Sabatelli, Nikki Sahagen, Ron Schwinn, Yveline Semeria, Alison Sherve, Robin Stephens, David Storey, Karen Tamburrelli. Replacement cast during show's long run included: Gail Benedict (as "Peggy Sawyer"), Peggy Cass (as "Maggie Jones"), Don Chastain, Clare Leach, Millicent Martin (as "Dorothy Brock"), Barry Nelson (as "Julian Marsh"), Jamie Ross (as "Julian Marsh"), Cathy Wydner (as "Peggy Sawyer"), Karen Ziemba (as "Peggy Sawyer"). Produced by David Merrick.
  • (1979) "Trick," a comedy/thriller; written and directed by Larry Cohen Playhouse Theatre: 4 Feb 1979- 11 Feb 1979 (9 performances + 19 previews that began on 19 Jan 1979). Cast: Tammy Grimes (as "Paula Cramer"), Donald Madden (as "Wallace Barrows"), Lee Richardson (as "Andrew Creed"). Produced by Joshua Logan. Associate Producer: Paul B. Berkowsky and Sheila Tronn Cooper.
  • (1959) "Look After Lulu," a comedy revival; written by Noël Coward. Based on "Occupe-toi d'Amelie" by Georges Feydeau. Scenic Design by Cecil Beaton. Costume Design by Cecil Beaton. Lighting Design by Raymond Sovey. Hair Design by Ernest Adler. Directed by Cyril Ritchard. Henry Miller's Theatre: 3 Mar 1959- 4 Apr 1959 (39 performances). Cast: John Alderman (as "Cornette"), George Baker (as "Philippe de Croze"), Bill Berger (as "Emile"), Philippa Bevans (as "Aunt Gabrielle"), Eric Christmas (as "Gigot"), Ina Beth Cummins (as "Little Girl"), David Faulkner (as "Florist Boy"), Grace Gaynor (as "Paulette"), Jack Gilford (as "Herr Van Putzeboum"), William Griffis (as "Photographer"), Tammy Grimes (as "Lulu d'Arville"), Rory Harrity (as "Bomba"), Craig Huebing (as "Valery"), David Hurst (as "Inspector of the Police"), Kurt Kasznar (as "Prince of Salestria"), Barbara Loden (as "Gaby"), Arthur Malet (as "Mayor of the District"), Roddy McDowall (as "Marcel Blanchard"), Earl Montgomery (as "Oudatte"), Ellis Rabb (as "General Koschnadieff"), Reva Rose (as "Rose"), Polly Rowles (as "Claire"), Paul Smith (as "Adonis"), David Thurman (as "Florist Boy"), Sasha von Scherler (as "Yvonne"). Produced by The Playwright's Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard), Gilbert Miller, Lance Hamilton and Charles Russell.
  • (October 1982 - December 1982) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit," at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with Brian Bedford, Helen Carey, and Carole Shelley in the cast. Brian Bedford was also director.
  • (1976) Stage Play: California Suite. Comedy. Written by Neil Simon. Directed by Gene Saks. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 10 Jun 1976- 2 Ju 1977 (445 performances + 4 previews that began on 7 Jun 1976). Cast: Barbara Barrie (as "Millie Michaels/Beth Hollender"), Tammy Grimes (as "Hannah Warren/Diana Nichols/Gert Franklyn"), George Grizzard (as "William Warren/Sidney Nichols/Stu Franklyn"), Jack Weston (as "Marvin Michaels/Mort Hollender"), Leslie Easterbrook (as "Bunny"). Standbys: Jennifer Bassey [credited as Joan Bassie] (as "Beth Hollender/Diana Nichols/Gert Franklyn/Millie Michaels"), John Cunningham (as "Sidney Nichols/Stu Franklyn/William Warren"), Lani Sundsten (as "Bunny"), Michael Vale (as "Marvin Michaels/Mort Hollender"). Replacement cast during run: Vincent Gardenia (as "Mort Hollender/Marvin Michaels") [from 13 Jun 1977- ?], Kenneth Haigh (as "Sidney Nichols/Stu Franklyn/William Warren") [from 28 Feb 1977- ?], Joseph Leon (as "Mort Hollender/Marvin Michaels") [from May 1977- ?], David McCallum (as "Sidney Nichols/Stu Franklyn/William Warren") [from 2 May 1977- ?], Rue McClanahan (as "Diana Nichols/Gert Franklyn/Hannah Warren") [from 4 Apr 1977- ?], Marge Redmond (as "Beth Hollender/Millie Michaels") [from 7 Jan 1977- ?], Lani Sundsten (as "Bunny"). Standbys: Joseph Leon (as "Marvin Michaels/Mort Hollender"), Susan Tabor (as "Bunny/Hannah Warren"). Produced by Emanuel Azenberg and Robert Fryer. Note: Filmed as California Suite (1978) by Rastar Fims for Columbia Pictures.
  • (1956) Stage Play: The Littlest Revue. Musical. Sketches by: Nat Hiken, Billy Friedberg, Eudora Welty, Mike Stewart, George Baxt, Bud McCreery, Allan Manings and Robert Van Scoyk. Music by Ogden Nash and Vernon Duke. Lyrics by Ogden Nash and Vernon Duke. Additional music and lyrics by John Latouche, Sheldon Harnick, Lee Adams, Charles Strouse, John Strauss, Sidney Shaw, Sammy Cahn and Michael Brown. Musical Director: Will Irwin. Music orchestrated by John Strauss. Additional orchestrations by: Joe Glover and Tommy Goodman. Choreographed by Charles Weidman. Conceived by Ben Bagley. Directed by Paul Lammers. Phoenix Theatre: 22 May 1956- 17 Jun 1956 (32 performances). Cast: Beverley Bozeman (as "Young Woman/Sister/Evans/Show Girl"), Joel Grey (as "Compere/Son/The Vice-President/The Window Washer/Prime Minister"), Tammy Grimes (as "Woman/Mom/Compere/Violet Whichaway"), Mary Harmon (as "Show Girl/Slave Girl"), Dorothy Jarnac (as "Daughter-in-law/The Gamin/Show Girl"), George Marcy (as "Junior/Compere/Wrecker/Escort/Judge"), Tommy Morton (as "Man/Grandfather/Wrecker/Escort/Cop/H. Drexel Groves"), Charlotte Rae (as "Compere/Old Woman/Ecstasy/The Secretary/Millicent Fortescue/Brunhilde Benzine/Mrs. McKenzie"), Larry Storch (as "Man/Dad/The Playwright/Desmond Dupree/Prince") [Broadway debut]. Understudies: Mary Harmon, Jack Kauflin. Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director. Norris Houghton: Co-Founder).
  • (1975) Stage Play: A Musical Jubilee. Musical revue. Written by Max Wilk [final Broadway credit]. Devised by Marilyn Clark and Charles Burr. Musical Director: John Lesko. Dance arrangements and musical continuity by Trude Rittman. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, Hershy Kay and Elman Anderson. Musical Supervisor: Lehman Engel. Choreographed by Robert Tucker. Assistant Choreographer: Steven Boockvor. Scenic Design by Herbert Senn and Helen Pond. Costume Design by Donald Brooks. General Manager: Victor Samrock. Directed by Morton DaCosta. St. James Theatre: 13 Nov 1975- 1 Feb 1976 (92 performances + 2 previews that began on 12 Nov 1975). Cast: Lillian Gish (as "Performer"), Tammy Grimes (as "Performer"), Larry Kert (as "Performer"), Patrice Munsel (as "Performer"), John Raitt (as "Performer"), Cyril Ritchard (as "Performer"), Dick Shawn (as "Performer"), Steven Boockvor (as "Performer"), Eric Brotherson (as "Performer"), Marcia Brushingham (as "Performer"), Igors Gavon (as "Performer"), David King (as "Performer"), Jeanne Lehman (as "Performer"), Bettye Malone (as "Performer"), Estella Munson (as "Performer"), Nana (as "Performer"), Julie Pars (as "Performer"), Dennis Perren (as "Performer"), Leland Schwantes (as "Performer") [final Broadway role], Craig Yates (as "Performer"). Understudies: Eric Brotherson (as "Performer"), Marcia Brushingham (Performer), Igors Gavon (as "Performer"), David King (as "Performer"), Jeanne Lehman (as "Performer"), Estella Munson (as "Performer") and Craig Yates (as "Performer"). Replacement cast: Courtney Pledger (as "Performer"). Swings: Tom Offt, Sharon Talbot. Produced by The Theatre Guild and Jonathan Conrow. Associate Producer: Merle D. King.
  • (1971) She acted in Joe Masteroff's play, "The Warm Peninsula," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Jan Sterling in the cast.
  • (1974) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Private Lives," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Brian Bedford in the cast.
  • (1983) She acted in Sutton Vane's play, "Outward Bound," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Keir Dullea, John Ireland, Maureen O'Sullivan, and Tyrone Power in the cast.
  • (March 24, 1964 - February 27, 1965) "High Spirits," an original musical comedy; book, music, and lyrics by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray; based upon "Blithe Spirit" by Noël Coward; musical direction and conducting by Fred Werner (nominated for 1964 Tony Award for best conductor and musical director); vocal direction and arrangements by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray; music orchestrated by Harry Zimmerman; dance music by Billy Goldenberg; with Tammy Grimes (portraying Elvira); Edward Woodward (portraying Charles Condomine); Carol Arthur (portraying Edith); and many others, including Christopher Walken (as Ronnie Walken) (portraying a member of the Ensemble); on Broadway at the Alvin Theatre, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA (389 total performances, including 14 previews beginning March 24, 1964).
  • (1970) She acted in Noel Coward's play, "Private Lives," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Brian Bedford in the cast. Stephen Porter was director.
  • (August 1983) She acted in Sutton Vane's play, "Outward Bound," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Keir Dullea, John Ireland, David McCallum and Maureen O'Sullivan in the cast.
  • (April 23 to June 5, 1976) She acted in Neil Simon's play, "California Suite," in a world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with George Grizzard, Barbara Barrie and Jack Weston in the cast. Gene Saks was director.

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