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New Girl In Town. Musical. Book written by George Abbott. Based on the 1921 Eugene O'Neill play "Anna Christie." Choreographed by Bob Fosse
. 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"), ...
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5' 4" (1.63 m)
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These girls I've played are naive and pure. They are looking for someone to really love. But they aren't very bright, and they haven't been brought up in a family situation that enables them to evaluate. As for the prostitutes, well they're 'loved' every 20 minutes, or what substitutes for love in about 90% of American homes-- I'm pretty cynical about that.
Suffered from childhood disease that caused her legs to be badly bent and misshapen; her mother enrolled her in dance to strengthen them.
Throaty, grainy, yet girlish singing voice