The Cradle Will Rock. Musical/drama (revival). Book by Marc Blitzstein. Music and Lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
. Musical Director: Howard Shanet. Directed by Howard Da Silva
. Mansfield Theatre (moved to The Broadway Theatre from 28 Jan 1948- close): 26 Dec 1947- 7 Feb 1948 (34 performances). Cast: Jack Albertson
(as "Yasha"), ...
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was supposedly brutally cold to her at their first meeting and later that same day one of the show's staff asked her how she could work for such a bitch to which Vivian Vance
replied, " If this show's a success then I'm going to learn to love that bitch.
A founding member of the Albuquerque Little Theater, where she played a vamp in "This Thing Called Love" and a nun in "The Cradle Song," the local theater community helped pay her way to New York. The theater in later years was eventually nicknamed The Vivian Vance Playhouse.