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(1926- 1966). Active on Broadway in the following productions:

(1926). Stage Play: The Shelf. Comedy/drama. Written by Dorrance Davis. Directed by William B. Friedlander. Morosco Theatre: 27 Sep 1926- Oct 1926 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: A.S. 'Pop' Byron (as "U.S. Senator Risdale"), Louis Kimball (as "Stanley Risdale"), Lawrence Leslie (as "Baldwin Custard"), Lottie Linthicum (as "Mrs. Plummer"), Donald Meek (as "The Rev. Herbert Chetswold"), Lee Patrick (as "Caroline Wendham"), Jessie Ralph (as "Emma Smith"), Thelma Ritter (as "Miss Batterson") [Broadway debut], Frances Starr (as "Stella Amaranth"), Frederick Truesdell (as John Wendham"), Leah Winslow (as "Mrs. Chetswold"). Produced by William B. Friedlander.

(1931). Stage Play: In Times Square. Comedy. Written by Dodson Mitchell and Clyde North. Longacre Theatre: 23 Nov 1931- Nov 1931 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: James Anderson (as "Cameraman"), Wyrley Birch (as "The Stage Manager"), Ninon Bunyea (as "Gladys Earle"), John S. Butler (as "Jack Logan"), Walter Greaza (as "Austin Jewett"), Frederick Lewis (as "Hamilton Hart"), Barry Macollum (as "Cokey Davis"), Reginald Mason (as "J. Wilbur Craig"), May McCabe (as "Rose Hobarth"), Dodson L. Mitchell (as "David Benson"), Thelma Ritter (as "Sally Stewart"), Frank Shannon (as "Chick Rivers"), Harvey Walters (as "A Stranger"). Produced by Barry Macollum and Maurice Greet.

(1957). Stage Play: New Girl In Town. Musical. Book written by George Abbott. Based on the 1921 Eugene O'Neill play "Anna Christie." Choreographed by Bob Fosse. Production Design by Rouben Ter-Arutunian. Directed by George Abbott. 46th Street Theatre: 14 May 1957- 24 May 1958 (431 performances). Cast: Gwen Verdon (as "Anna"), Thelma Ritter (as "Marthy"), Del Anderson (as "Oscar/Singer"), John Aristides (as "Masher/Dancer"), Robert Bakanic (as "Dancer"), Lulu Bates (as "Lily"), Claiborne Cary (as "Dancer"), Edgar Daniels (as "Henry/Singer"), Drusilla Davis (as "Flo/Dancer"), Mark Dawson (as "Bartender"), Dorothy Dushock (as "Dancer"), Patricia Ferrier (as "Moll/Dancer"), Herb Fields (as "Reporter/Singer"), John Ford (as "Krimp/Singer"), Stokey Gray (as "Smith/Singer"), H.F. Green (as "Seaman/Politician/Singer"), Jean Handzlik (as "Mrs. Hammacher/Singer"), Harvey Hohnecker (as "Dancer"), Deedy Irwin (as "Violet/Singer"), Harvey Jung (as "Dancer"), Jeff Killion (as "Johnson/Singer"), Marie Kolin (as "Dancer"), Mara Landi (as "Pearl/Singer"), Ripple Lewis (as "Dowling/Singer"), Mara Lynn (as "Katie/Dancer"), Ethel Martin (as "Dancer"), Ray Mason (as "Svenson/Singer"), Dale Moreda (as "Dancer"), Rita Noble (as "Bartender/Singer/Ivy"), John Nola (as "Dancer"), Ginny Perlowin (as "Rose/Singer"), Joan Petlack (as "Dancer"), Eddie Phillips (as "Pete/Dancer"), Louis Polacek (as "Waiter/Singer"), Cameron Prud'homme (as "Chris"), Michael Quinn (as "Alderman/Singer"), Alton Ruff (as "Dancer"), Dorothy Stinnette (as "Mrs. Smith/Singer"), George Wallace (as "Mat"), Ann Williams (as "Mrs. Dowling/Singer"). Produced by Frederick Brisson, Robert E. Griffith and Harold Prince. Note: Thelma Ritter and Gwen both won Tony Awards for Best Actress.

(1966). Stage Play: UTBU. Comedy. Written by James Kirkwood. Directed by Nancy Walker. Helen Hayes Theatre: 4 Jan 1966- 8 Jan 1966 (7 performances + 15 previews that began on 27 Dec 1965). Cast: Tom Aldredge (as "Eugene Boyer"), Cathryn Damon (as "Anastasia Amber"), Constance Ford (as "Valerie Rogers"), Margaret Hamilton (as "Connie Tufford"), Susan Priolo (as "Miss------Rogers"), Tony Randall (as "J. Francis Amber"), Doris Rich (as "Madge Kempton"), Thelma Ritter (as "Shirley Amber") [final Broadway role], Alan Webb (as "William Uggims"), Clyde Williams (as "Jimmy Newton"). Understudies: Tom Aldredge (as "J. Francis Amber/William Uggims"), Laurinda Barrett (as "Anastasia Amber/Valerie Rogers"), Trudy Bordoff (as "Miss------Rogers"), Mary Farrell (as "Connie Tufford/Madge Kempton/Shirley Amber"), Charles Gray (as "Eugene Boyer") and Valdo Williams (as "Jimmy Newton"). Produced by Lyn Austin. Associate Producer: Bruce W. Stark.

(1966) Stage: Appeared in a touring company of "Bye Bye Birdie". Also in cast: Monica Moran, Tab Hunter.

(June 1966) She acted in Sidney Howard's play, "The Late Christopher Bean," at the Ivanhoe Theater in Chicago, Illinois.

(1968) She acted in Neil Simon's play, "Barefoot in the Park," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Tab Hunter in the cast. Harvey Medlinsky was director.

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