Frances Sternhagen Poster

Other Works

  • Stage: Appeared (as "Ethel Thayer") in "On Golden Pond" on Broadway.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "Daisy Werthen") in "Driving Miss Daisy", off-Broadway.
  • (5/99) Stage: Appeared in "The Exact Center of the Universe", off-Broadway.
  • (1967) Stage: Appeared (as "Nora") in the Encyclopaedia Brittanica Educational Corporation's critical interpretation of Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House".
  • (4/02) Stage: Appears (as "Ida Bolton") in "Morning's at Seven" by Paul Osborn. Lyceum Theater, New York City.
  • (2004) TV commercial: TBS Network.
  • (2005) Stage: Appeared (as "Clairee") in "Steel Magnolias" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Robert Harling. Scenic Design by Anna Louizos. Costume Design by David Murin. Lighting Design by Howell Binkley. Assistant Director: Jen Bender. Directed by Jason Moore. Lyceum Theatre: 4 Apr 2005-31 Jul 2005 (136 performances + 23 previews that began on 15 Mar 2005). Cast: Delta Burke (as "Truvy"), Christine Ebersole (as "M'Lynn"), Rebecca Gayheart (as "Shelby"; Broadway debut), Marsha Mason (as "Ouiser"), Lily Rabe (as "Annelle"; Broadway debut). Standbys: Patricia Kilgarriff (as "Clairee" / d"Ouiser"), Ginifer King (as "Annelle" / "Shelby") and Sally Mayes (as "M'Lynn" / "Truvy"). Replacement actor: Ginifer King (as "Shelby") [12 Jul 2005-close]. Produced by Roy Gabay, Robyn Goodman, Danzansky Partners, Ergo Entertainment, Ruth Hendel, Sharon Karmazin, Susan Dietz, Ina Lea Meibach, Michael Galvis, Billy Huddleston, Elsa Daspin Suisman and Martha R. Gasparian. Associate Producer: Stephen Kocis and Bill Goodman. NOTE: Filmed as Steel Magnolias (1989).
  • (11/05) Stage: Appeared (as "Nancy") in "Seascape" on Broadway by Edward Albee. Booth Theater, New York City.
  • (1972) Stage: Appeared (as "Mavis Parodus Bryan") in "The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window" on Broadway (revival). Written by Lorraine Hansberry. Book adapted by Robert Nemiroff (also associate producer) and Charlotte Zaltzberg. Featuring songs with lyrics by Ray Errol Fox. Featuring songs by Gary William Friedman. Musical Director / Music orchestrated by / Music arranged by Gary William Friedman. Choreographed by Rhoda Levine. Directed by Alan Schneider. Longacre Theatre: 26 Jan 1972-29 Jan 1972 (5 performances + 9 previews that began on 17 Jan 1972). Cast: Mason Adams (as "Wally O'Hara"), William Atherton (as "David Ragin"), Pendleton Brown (as "Singer"), Richard Cox (as "Singer"), John Danielle (as "Alton Scales"), Zohra Lampert (as "Iris Parodus Brustein"), John Lansing (as "Singer"), Hal Linden (as "Sidney Brustein"), Dolph Sweet (as "Max"), Arnetia Walker (as "Singer"), Kelly Wood (as "Gloria Parodus"). Standbys: Gus Fleming (as "Alton Scales" / "David Ragin"), Mark Gordon (as "Sidney Brustein"), Kay Tornborgh (as "Gloria Parodus" / "Iris Parodus Brustein"), Walt Wanderman (as "Max" / "Wally O'Hara"). Produced by Robert Renfield.
  • (1973) Stage: Appeared in "The Good Doctor" on Broadway. Written by / additional lyrics by Neil Simon. Adapted / suggested from stories by Anton Chekhov. Incidental music by Peter Link. Directed by A.J. Antoon. Eugene O'Neill Theatre: 27 Nov 1973-25 May 1974 (208 performances + 8 previews that began on 19 Nov 1973). Cast: Rene Auberjonois, Barnard Hughes, Marsha Mason, Christopher Plummer. Replacement actor during run: Kathryn Walker [from ? Feb 1974-?]. Produced by Emanuel Azenberg and Eugene V. Wolsk.
  • (4/88) Stage: Appeared in Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy," on Broadway at the Theatre in New York City with Earle Hyman and Ray Gill in the cast. Ron Lagomarsino was director.
  • (1971) Stage: Standby (as "The Daughter" / "The Mistress") in "All Over" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Edward Albee. Directed by John Gielgud. Martin Beck Theatre: 28 Mar 1971-1 May 1971 (40 performances + 14 previews that began on 15 Mar 1971). Cast: Colleen Dewhurst (as "The Mistress"), Betty Field (as "The Nurse"), Neil Fitzgerald (as "The Doctor"), John Gerstad (as "Newspaperman"), Charles Kindl (as "Newspaperman"), James Ray (as "The Son"), Madeleine Sherwood (as "The Daughter"), Jessica Tandy (as "The Wife"), George Voskovec (as "The Best Friend"), Allen Williams (as "Newspaperman"). Standbys: Carolyn Coates (as "The Nurse" / "The Wife"), John Gerstad (as "The Son"), Wyman Pendleton (as "The Best Friend" / "The Doctor"). Produced by Theater 1971 (Edward Albee, Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder).
  • (1955) Stage: Appeared (as "Miss T. Muse") in "The Skin of Our Teeth" on Broadway. Comedy (revival). Written by Thornton Wilder. Scenic Design by Lester Polakov. Costume Design by Hélène Pors. Lighting Design by Feder. Directed by Alan Schneider. ANTA Playhouse: 17 Aug 1955-3 Sep 1955 (22 performances). Cast: George Abbott (as "Mr. Antrobus"), Helen Hayes (as "Mrs. Antrobus"), Mary Martin (as "Sabina"), Florence Reed (as "Fortune Teller"), Heller Halliday (as "Gladys"), Don Murray (as "Henry"), Jonathan Anderson (as "Professor"), Charles Boaz (as "Lifeguard"), Vinie Burrows (as "Dinosaur" / "Ivy"), Emily Cobb (as "Ensemble"), Jack Delmonte (as "Ensemble"), John Dorman (as "Ensemble"), David Elliott (as "Ensemble"), Alice Fay (as "Drum Majorette"; only Broadway role), Howard Fischer (as "Homer" / "Fred Bailey"), Earl George (as "Announcer" / "Broadcast Official"), Tom Geroghty (as "Ensemble"), Frank Hamilton (as "Doctor" / Ass't. Broadcast Official"), Fred Kareman (as "Telegraph Boy"), Eileen Lear (as "Miss E. Muse"), Lily Lodge (as "Ensemble"), Paul Morrison (as "Mr. Fitzpatrick"), Richard O'Neil (as "Ensemble"), Maud Scheerer (as "Miss M. Muse" / "Bingo Caller" / "Hester"), Frank Silvera (as "Judge" / "Chair Pusher: / "Mr. Tremayne"), Ann Stanwell (as "Ensemble"), Patricia Taffe (as "Mammoth"), Norma Veney (as "Drum Majorette"). Produced by Robert Whitehead and ANTA (Alfred De Liagre Jr.: executive producer. Jean Dalrymple: executive director).
  • (1970) Stage: Standby (for "Alice Crabbe" / "Bessie Bellwood" / "Florende Nightingale" / "Queen Victoria") in "Blood Red Roses" on Broadway. Historical drama/musical. Music by Michael Valenti. Lyrics / book by John Lewin. Musical Director: Milton Setzer. Music orchestrated by Julian Stein and Abba Bogin. Scenic Design by Ed Wittstein. Directed by Alan Schneider. John Golden Theatre: 22 Mar 1970 (1 performance + 20 previews that began on 5 Mar 1970). Cast: Charles Abbott (as "Russian Soldier"), Philip Bruns (as "Pvt. John Smalls"), Jean Carson (credited as Jeanie Carson; as "Queen Victoria" / "Bessie Bellwood" / "Florence Nightingale" / "Alice Crabbe, a Bawd"; final Broadway role), Keene Curtis (as "Napoleon III"), Ronald Drake (as "Prince Albert"), Bill Gibbens (as "Grenadier Guard"), Jay Gregory (as "W.H. Russell, Correspondent for the London Times"), Lowell Harris (as "Cornet Edwin May, 4th Light Dragoons"), Jess Richards (as "Pvt. William Cockroft"), William Tost (as "Grenadier Guard" / "Evans"), Sydney Walker (as "Fitzroy Somerset Lord Raglan, Commander-in-Chief of Her Majesty's Forces, the Crimea"). Understudies: Charles Abbott (as "Pvt. John Smalls"), Bill Gibbens (as "Fitzroy Somerset Lord Raglan" / "Pvt. William Cockroft"), Jay Gregory (as "Prince Albert"), Lowell Harris (as "Napoleon III" / "W.H. Russell") and William Tost (as "Cornet Edwin May:" / "Russian Soldier"). Produced by Seymour Vall and Louis S. Goldman. Produced in association with Rick Mandell and Bjorn I. Swanstrom.
  • (1960s) TV commercial: Ajax laundry detergent.
  • (1958) She acted in the play, "Triple Play," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn in the cast.
  • (1985) She acted in Andrew Johns' play, "The Return of Herbert Bracewell," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Milo O'Shea in the cast.
  • (1987) She acted in Arthur Miller's play, "All My Sons," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Lee Richardson in the cast.
  • (July 1987) She acted in Arthur Miller's play, "All My Sons," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Lee Richardson in the cast.
  • (September 11 to October 27, 1996) She acted in Ruth and Augustus Goetz's play, "The Heiress," in the 30th Anniversary Season at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Cherry Jones, Donald Moffat and Michael Cumpsty in the cast. Gerald Gutierrez was director. Jane Greenwood was costume designer. John Lee Beatty was scenic designer. Beverly Emmons was lighting designer.

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