/ Harry's Wife
Appeared in "The Pajama Game" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / lyrics by Richard Adler
and Jerry Ross
. Book by 'George Abbott (I)' (also director, w/Jerome Robbins
) and Richard Bissell
. Based on the novel "7-1/2 Cents" by Richard Bissell. Musical Director: Hal Hastings. Music orchestrated by Don Walker
. Dance arrangements ...
1 Interview |
1 Pictorial |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
During her Broadway run of "The Pajama Game" in the mid-'50s, she accidentally developed poison oak. Co-star John Raitt
had been clearing land and came to the theater with a rash on his hands. Janis missed three weeks of performances and had to endure potassium baths which made her turn purple.