She acted in Sammy Cahn's musical, "High Button Shoes," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Eddie Foy Jr., Jack Whiting, Marty Barrett, Ellen Hanley, Harry Fleer, Kevin Joe Johnson, Andy Sanders, Lynn Joelson, Alice Rager, Stanley Simmonds, Donald Hill, Ed Preston, Sidney Bassler, Ralph Linn, Juanita Trilling, Rozsika ...
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[on Jackie Gleason
and The Honeymooners
(1955)] He did not like to rehearse. I kept saying to Art [Art Carney
] 'When do we do the blocking?' And he said, 'You just did it'. I said, 'Well, are they going to do a camera run?' He said, 'You just did it'. I said, 'Well, what time is dress rehearsal?' And he said, 'You just did it'. I was in a state of panic. So I got through that first show and then ...
Her last word was reportedly "Jayne!" Her sister Jayne Meadows
rushed to her bedside when she heard of her impending death, and after Audrey said this last word, Jayne took her little sister's hand and Audrey squeezed it. She slipped into a coma and never said another word, passing away on February 3, 1996, in Room 8102 of Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.