Irene Purcell Poster

Other Works

  • (1924 - 1937) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1924) Stage Play: The New Poor. Comedy. Written by Cosmo Hamilton. Playhouse Theatre: 7 Jan 1924- Feb 1924 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: Anita Booth, Lillian Kemble-Cooper, Beth Franklin, Myra Franklyn, Lyn Harding, Norma Mitchell, Irene Purcell (as "Constance Welby") [Broadway debut], Ralph Sipperly, Morton Stevens [Broadway debut], George Thorpe, William Williams, Barry O'Moore. Produced by Alex Aarons and Vinton Freedley.
  • (1924) Stage Play: Helena's Boys. Comedy.
  • (1926) Stage Play: The Ladder. Drama.
  • (1927) Stage Play: Sisters. Comedy.
  • (1928) Stage Play: The Great Necker. Comedy. Written by Elmer Harris.
  • (1929) Stage Play: Cross Roads. Drama.
  • (1930) Stage Play: Dancing Partner. Comedy. Written by Alexander Engel [final Broadway credit] and Alfred Grünwald. Book adapted by Frederic Hatton and Fanny Hatton. Directed by David Belasco. Belasco Theatre: 5 Aug 1930- Nov 1930 (closing date unknown/119 performances). Cast: Auguste Aramini (as "Armand Perichol"), Suzanne Caubaye (as "Rita-Vera"), Germaine De Renty (as "Fanchon"), Mauricette Ducret (as "Annette Lebrun"), Marie Durand (as "A Floor Maid"), Jules Epailly (as "Raquin"), Charlotte Granville (as "Lady Hartley"), Patrice Gridier (as "Gina"), Paul Heron (as "Louis"), Claudia Morgan (as "The Hon. Gwendolyn Davenham"), Lynne Overman (as "Lord Robert Brummel"), Irene Purcell (as "Roxy"), Thomas Reynolds (as "Nervous Flight Passenger"), Gustave Rolland (as "Pierre"), Ivan Servais (as "Henri Symeux"), Clare St. Clair (as "Vickie"), Henry Stephenson (as "Lord George Hampton"), Percy Woodley (as "A Pilot"). Produced by David Belasco. Note: Filmed by MGM as Just a Gigolo (1931), starring William Haines.
  • (1933) Stage Play: A Good Woman, Poor Thing. Comedy.
  • (1933) Stage Play: The First Apple. Comedy.
  • (1934) Stage Play: Accent on Youth. Comedy. Written by Samson Raphaelson. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Benn W. Levy. Plymouth Theatre: 25 Dec 1934- 6 Jul 1935 (229 performances). Cast: William Carpenter (as "Chuck"), Ernest Cossart (as "Flogdell"), Constance Cummings (as "Linda Brown"), Nicholas Hannen (as "Steven Gaye"), Eleanor Hicks (as "Miss Darling"), Ernest Lawford (as "Frank Galloway"), Al. Moore, Theodore Newton (as "Dickie Reynolds"), Irene Purcell (as "Genevieve Lang"). Produced by Crosby Gaige.
  • (1937) Stage Play: Penny Wise. Comedy. Written by Jean Ferguson Black. Directed by Arthur Sircom. Morosco Theatre: 19 Apr 1937- Jun 1937 (closing date unknown/65 performances). Cast: Albert Bergh (as "Commissioner Dunn"), Kenneth MacKenna (as "Gordon"), Irene Purcell (as "Tina") [final Broadway role], Nancy Sheridan, Bertram Thorn (as "Jeff"), Mildred Wall (as "Martha"), Linda Watkins (as "Penny"). Produced by Juliana Morgan.

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