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  • (1938 - 1981) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1938) Stage Play: Hamlet. Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Incidental music by Lehman Engel. Scenic Design and Costume Design by David Ffolkes. Directed by Margaret Webster. St. James Theatre: 12 Oct 1938- Jan 1939 (closing date unknown/96 performances). Cast: Maurice Evans (as "Hamlet, son to the late, and nephew to the present King"), Wesley Addy (as "Bernardo," "Officer Fortinbras," and "Prince of Norway"), Donald Arbury, Charles Bowden, Donald Cameron, Frederic Carney, Mady Christians (as "Gertrude, Queen of Denmark and mother to Hamlet"), Augustin Duncan (as "Ghost"), Henry Edwards, Reynolds Evans (as "Voltemand," and "Priest"), Constance Friend, George Graham, Richard Janaver, Henry Jones (as "Reynaldo, Second Gravedigger"), Whitford Kane (as "Gravedigger"), George Keane, Katherine Locke, Carmen Mathews (as "Ensemble") [Broadway debut], Paul Nevens, Alfred Paschall, William Prince, Donald Randolph, Everett Ripley, Emmett Rogers, Alexander Scourby (as "Rosencrantz," and "Courtier"), Sydney Smith, Irene Tedrow, Maury Tuckerman, Ruth Wilk, Rhys Williams (as "Player King"). Produced by Maurice Evans. Produced in association with Joseph Verner Reed and Boris Said.
  • King Henry IV, Part I (1939).
  • King Richard II (1940). Historical drama (revival). Written by William Shakespeare. Incidental music by Herbert Menges. Scenic Design and Costume Design by David Ffolkes. St. James Theatre: 1 Apr 1940- 27 Apr 1940 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Produced by Maurice Evans.
  • The Seventh Trumpet (1941). Drama. Written by Charles Kennedy.
  • Harriet (1943).
  • The Cherry Orchard (1944). Comedy (revival).
  • The Cherry Orchard (1945). Comedy (revival).
  • The Assassin (1945).
  • Made in Heaven (1946). Comedy.
  • Man and Superman (1947). Comedy (revival).
  • The Ivy Green (1949). Written by Mervyn Nelson. Directed by Roy Hargrave and Richard Barr. Lyceum Theatre: 5 Apr 1949- 9 Apr 1949 (7 performances). Cast: Leta Bonynge (as "Maria Beadnell"), Oliver Cliff (as "Daniel MacLise"), Ernest Cossart (as "John Dickens") [final Broadway role], June Dayton (as "Ellen Ternan"), Judith Evelyn (as "Catherine Dickens"), Hurd Hatfield (as "John Forster"), Barnard Hughes (as "Martin"), Carmen Mathews (as "Georgina Hogarth"), Dan O'Herlihy (as "Charles Dickens"), Neva Patterson (as "Baroness Angela Burdette-Coutts"), Joy Reese (as "Mary Hogarth"), Mary Lou Taylor (as "Harriet"), Donald White (as "Charles Dickens, Jr."), Ruth White (as "Martha Tripham"). Produced by Hall Shelton.
  • She Stoops to Conquer (1949). Comedy (revival).
  • (1950) Stage Play: The Corn Is Green. Drama (revival).
  • (1950) Stage Play: The Show Off. Comedy (revival). Written by George Kelly. Directed by Martin Manulis. Arena Theatre: 31 May 1950- 17 Jun 1950 (21 performances + 2 previews). Cast: Walter Cartwright (as "Mr. Fisher"), Joseph Holland (as "Frank Hyland"), Carmen Mathews (as "Clara"), Dudley Sadler (as "Mr. Rogers"), Jane Seymour (as "Mrs. Fisher"), Archie Smith (as "Joe"), Lee Tracy (as "Aubrey Piper"), Frances Waller (as "Amy"), Howard Wendell (as "Mr. Gill"). Produced by David Heilweil and Derrick Lynn-Thomas.
  • (1951) Stage Play: Courtin' Time. Musical comedy.
  • (1953) Stage Play: My 3 Angels. Comedy. Written by Sam Spewack and Bella Spewack. Based on "La Cuisine des Anges" by Albert Husson. Directed by José Ferrer. Morosco Theatre: 11 Mar 1953- 2 Jan 1954 (344 performances). Cast: Walter Slezak (as "Joseph"), Joan Chandler (as "Marie Louise Ducotel"), Jerome Cowan (as "Jules"), Henry Daniell (as "Henri Trochard"), Carmen Mathews (as "Emilie Ducatel"), Robert Carroll (as "Paul"), Eric Fleming (as "Lieutenant"), Will Kuluva (as "Felix Ducotel"), Nan McFarland (as "Mme. Parole"), Darren McGavin (as "Alfred"). Understudies: Larry Buchanan, Paul Lilly, Peggy Nelson and Richard Towers. Replacement actor: Richard Towers (as "Lieutenant"). Produced by Saint Subber, Rita Allen and Archie Thomson. Note: Filmed as _We're No Angels_(1955).
  • Holiday for Lovers (1957). Comedy.
  • The Man in the Dog Suit (1958). Comedy.
  • Heartbreak House (1959). Comedy (revival).
  • Night Life (1962). Drama.
  • Lorenzo (1963).
  • The Yearling (1965). Musical.
  • A Delicate Balance (1966). Drama.
  • I'm Solomon (1968). Musical.
  • (1969) Stage Play: Dear World. Music by Jerry Herman. Lyrics by Jerry Herman. Written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Based on "The Madwoman of Chaillot" by Jean Giraudoux. Based on "The Madwoman of Chaillot" as adapted by Maurice Valency. Musical Director: Donald Pippin. Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Dance and incidental music arrangements by Dorothea Freitag. Choreographed by Joe Layton. Directed by Joe Layton. Mark Hellinger Theatre: 6 Feb 1969- 31 May 1969 (132 performances + 45 previews that began on 18 Dec 1969). Cast: Angela Lansbury (as "Countess Aurelia, The Madwoman of Chaillot"), Jane Connell (as "Gabrielle, The Madwoman of Montmarte"), Carmen Mathews (as "Constance, The Madwoman of the Flea Market"), Milo O'Shea (as "The Sewerman"), Ted Agress (as "The Juggler"), Nicole Barth (as "Person of Paris"), Bruce Becker (as "Person of Paris"), Toney Brealond (as "Person of Paris"), Jane Coleman (as "Person of Paris"), Michael Davis (as "The Doorman"), Jack Davison (as "Person of Paris"), Jacque Dean (as "Person of Paris"), Richard Dodd (as "Person of Paris"), Clifford Fearl (as "Board Member"), Miguel Godreau (as "The Deaf-Mute"), John Grigas (as "Person of Paris"), Pamela Hall (as "Nina") [Broadway debut], Marian Haraldson (as "Person of Paris"), Tony Juliano (as "Person of Paris"), Charles Karel (as "Board Member"), Gene Kelton (as "Person of Paris"), Zale Kessler (as "Board Member"), Carolyn Kirsch (as "Person of Paris"), William Larsen (as "The Chairman of The Board"), Urylee Leonardos (as "Person of Paris"), Joe Masiell (as "The Prospector"), Ty McConnell (as "The Busboy"), Larry Merritt (as "Person of Paris"), Kurt Peterson (as "Julian"), Ruth Ramsey (as "Person of Paris"), Orrin Reiley (as "Person of Paris") [Broadway debut], Patsy Sabline (as "Person of Paris"), Connie Simmons (as "Person of Paris"), John Taliaferro (as "The Peddler"), Margot Travers (as "Person of Paris"), Gene Varrone (as "The Waiter"), Charles Welch (as "Board Member"), Mary Zahn (as "Person of Paris"). Standbys: Camila Ashland (as "Constance, Gabrielle"), M'el Dowd (as "Countess Aurelia"). Produced by Alexander H. Cohen. Associate Producer: Hildy Parks.
  • (1972) Stage Play: Ring Around the Bathtub. Written by Jane Trahey. Directed by Harold J. Stone [credited as Harold Stone]. Martin Beck Theatre: 29 Apr 1972 (1 performance + 3 previews that began on 27 Apr 1972). Cast: Elizabeth Ashley (as "Maggie Train"), John Cannon (as "Radio Commentator"), James Greene (as "Capt. Harfeather"), Carol Kane (as "Esme Train") [Broadway debut], Eileen Kearney (as "Darcy Train"), Margaret Linn (as "Cousin Esther"), Kathleen Maguire (as "Bea Rockosy"), Carmen Mathews (as "Mrs. Hanlon, Gran"), Richard Mulligan (as "Dan Train"), Alek Primrose (as "Mr. Enright"), Louis Turenne (as "Louis Rockosy"), Kate Wilkinson (as "Nurse Samson"). Produced by Jacqueline Babbin and Jay Wolf.
  • (1972) Stage Play: Ambassador. Musical.
  • (1980) Stage Play: Morning's at Seven (1980). Comedy (revival). Written by Paul Osborn [final credit during lifetime]. Directed by Vivian Matalon. Lyceum Theatre: 10 Apr 1980- 16 Aug 1981 (564 performances + 16 previews that began on 27 Mar 1980). Cast: Nancy Marchand (as "Ida Bolton"), Maureen O'Sullivan (as "Esther Crampton"), Elizabeth Wilson (as "Aaronetta Gibbs"), Teresa Wright (as "Cora Swanson"), Maurice Copeland (as "Theodore Swanson"), Lois De Banzie (as "Myrtle Brown"), Richard Hamilton (as "Carl Bolton"), Gary Merrill (as "David Crampton"), David Rounds (as "Homer Bolton"). Replacement actors during run: King Donovan (as "Carl Bolton"), Nancy Kulp (as "Aaronetta Gibbs"), Carmen Mathews (as "Cora Swanson"), Robert Moberly (as "Homer Bolton"), Charlotte Moore (as "Myrtle Brown"), Russell Nype (as "David Crampton"), Kate Reid (as "Ida Bolton"), Harriet Rogers (as "Ida Bolton"), Shepperd Strudwick (as "David Crampton"). Produced by Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent and Ray Larsen.
  • (1981) Stage Play: Copperfield. Musical. Material adaption by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn. Music by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn. Lyrics by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn. Based on the book "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens. Musical Director: Larry Blank. Vocal arrangements by Larry Blank. Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal. Dance arrangements by Donald Johnston. Incidental music by Donald Johnston. Choreographed and Directed by Rob Iscove. ANTA Playhouse: 16 Apr 1981- 26 Apr 1981 (13 performances + 26 previews). Cast: David Ray Bartee, Ralph Braun, Katharine Buffaloe, Maris Clement, Michael Connolly, Michael Danek, Daniel Dee, Leslie Denniston, Spence Ford, Beulah Garrick, Heather Lea Gerdes, Michael Gorman (as "Ticket Taker/Ensemble"), David Horwitz (as "Bootmaker/Ensemble"), Barrie Ingham, George S. Irving, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (as "Dora Spenlow"), Carmen Mathews (as "Aunt Betsey Trotwood") [final Broadway role], Brian Matthews, Pamela McLernon, Darleigh Miller, Dana Moore, Gary Munch, Keith Perry, Linda Poser, Richard Warren Pugh, Brian Quinn, Evan Richards, Lynne Savage, Bruce Sherman, Christian Slater (as "Billy Mowcher"), Mary Stout, Claude Tessier, Missy Whitchurch, Lenny Wolpe. Produced by Don Gregory, Mike Merrick and Dome Productions (Steve Herman, Jon Cutler).
  • (October 23, 1939) She played Ophelia in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Maurice Evans (Hamlet); Mady Christians (Gertrude); Henry Edwards (King); Lauren Gilbert; John McQuade; Donald Cameron; Donald Randolph; George Graham; Sydney Smith; Walter Williams; Frederic Carney; Kurt Richards; John Barclay; Raymond Johnson; Emmett Rogers; Rhys Williams; Howard Wierum; Jackson Perkins; Alfred Paschall; George Keane; and Maury Tuckerman in the cast. Lehman Engel composed music. David Ffolkes was set and costume designer. Margaret Webster was director. Maurice Evans was also producer.
  • (February 22 to March 18, 1973) She played Madame Aigreville in the musical, "In Fashion," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with John Wylie (Etienne Moulineaux's Servant); Lu Ann Post (Yvonne, Moulineaux's Wife); Daniel Davis (Moulineaux); Patrick Tovatt (Bassinet); Pamela Hall (Suzanne); Sandy McCallum (Aubin); G.W. Bailey (Abdul Hassim); Lee Anne Fahey (Madame Brigot) and Donna Curtis (Rosa) in the cast. Jon Jory was director and writer. Jerry Blatt was composer. Lonnie Burstein was lyricist.
  • (March 1 to April 8, 1989) She played Cecelia Litchfield in Charlene Redick's play, "Autumn Elegy," in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Gwyllum Evans (Manson Litchfield); Ray Fry (Claude Sevier) and Barbara Gulan (Anne Marie Carrigan) in the cast. Gloria Muzio was director.

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