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  • (2000) TV commercial (voice-over): FLoor Buster.
  • Author of forthcoming book "Down to Eartha" with her daughter.
  • (1999 - 2000) Six-week singing engagement at New York City's Cafe Carlyle.
  • (2000) Stg: Appeared in "The Wild Party" on Broadway. Also in cast: Mandy Patinkin.
  • (5/01) Stage: Appeared (as "The Fairy Godmother") in Richard Rodgers and 'Oscar Hammmerstein II's "Cinderella". The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
  • Stage: Appeared (as "The Wicked Witch of the West") in "The Wizard of Oz", Toronto, Canada.
  • (1990s) Stage: Appeared (as "The Wicked Witch of the West") in a US tour of "The Wizard of Oza". Also in cast: Mickey Rooney.
  • CD: "Miss Kitt, To You" (RCA)
  • CD: "Purrr-fect Greatest Hits" (SUPK)
  • CD: "Heavenly Eartha" (RCA)
  • CD: "Platinum & Gold Collection" (RCA)
  • (10/06-11/06) Stag: Appeared in "Mimi le Duck", off-Broadway. New World Stage< New York City.
  • (1957) Stage: Appeared (as "mehitabel") in "Shinbone Alley" on Broadway. Musical. Book by Joe Darion and Mel Brooks. Based on the "archie and mehitabel" stories by Don Marquis. Music / Music Orchestration by George Kleinsinger. Lyrics by Joe Darion. Music and Choral Direction by Maurice Levine. Additional orchestrations by Irwin Kostal. Additional Musical Routines by John Morris. Choreographed by Joe Alexander and Rod Alexander. Production Stage Manager: Morty Halpern. Stage Manager: Julian Barry and Gilbert Cates [earliest Broadway credit]. Production Supervised by Sawyer Falk. Broadway Theatre: 13 Apr 1957-25 May 1957 (49 performances). Cast: Eddie Bracken (as "archy"), Jacques d'Amboise (as "Frankie" / "Dancer"), Gwen Harmon (as "Jail Crony" / "Edie" / "Lady Bug" / "Singer"), George S. Irving (as "Big Bill"), Allegra Kent (as "Penny" / "Dancer"), Ross Martin (as "Broadway"; final Broadway role), Erik Rhodes (as "Tyone T. Tattersal"), Dorothy Aull (as "Ricky" / "Lady Bug" / "Singer"), Julian Barry (as "Voice of Newspaperman"), Cathryn Damon (as "Jail Crony" / "Rusty" / "Dancer"), Jack Eddleman (as "Harry" / "Singer"), Don Farnsworth (as "Fighting Dog" / "Dancer"), Gene Gavin (as "Fighting Dog" / "Dancer"), Carolyn George (as "Dancer"), Harold E. Gordon (as "Fighting Dog" / "Dancer"), Reri Grist (as "Phyllis" / "Singer"), Carmen Gutierrez (as "Jail Crony" / "Gladys" / "Dancer"), Buzz Halliday (as "Jail Crony" / "Lady Bug" / "Singer"), Lillian Hayman (as "Mother" / "Singer"), Moses LaMarr (as "Butch" / "Singer"), Bruce MacKay (as "Bartender" / "Singer"), James Marley (as "Copper" / "Singer"), Larry Montaigne (as "Blackie"), Albert Popwell (as "Tall Cat" / "Dancer"), Jack Rains (as "Singer"), Nora Reho (as "Jail Crony" / "Dancer"), Howard Roberts (as "Buzz" / "Singer"), Dorothy Scott (as "Dancer"), James Tarbutton (as "Tall Cat" / "Dancer"), Elizabeth Taylor (as "Jail Crony" / "Dancer") [not film actress], Claude Thompson (as "Fighting Dog" / "Dancer"), Elmarie Wendel (as "Jail Crony" / "Singer"), Myrna White (as "Dancer"), David Winters (as "Shorty" / "Dancer"). Standbys: Larry Montaigne, Tom Poston (as "archy"), Chita Rivera (as "mehitabel"). Produced by Peter Lawrence.
  • (1996) Stage: Appeared in Lanie Robertson's musical, "Lady Day at the Emerson's Bar & Grill," at the Broadway Productions and New Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Donn Trenner was musical director.
  • (1954) Stage: Appeared (as "Theodore" / "Teddy Hicks") in "Mrs. Patterson" on Broadway. Book / songs / lyrics by Charles Sebree, Greer Johnson. Songs and incidental music by James Shelton. Music orchestrated by George Siravo. Musical Director: Abba Bogin. Scenic Design / Costume Design by 'Raoul Pène Du Bois'. Assistant to Mr. Du Bois: Mason Arvold and Willa Kim. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. National Theatre: 1 Dec 1954-26 Feb 1955 (101 performances). Cast: Terry Carter (as "Willie B. Brayboy"), Ruth Attaway (as "Anna Hicks"), Vinie Burrows (as "Selma Mae"), Helen Dowdy (as "Bessie Bolt"), Mary Harmon (as "Rose Embree"), Estelle Hemsley (as "Aunt Matt Crossy"), Mary Ann Hoxworth (as "June Embree"), Avon Long (as "Mr. D."), Enid Markey (as "Mrs. Patterson"), Joan Morgan (as "Fern Embree"), Emory Richardson (as "Sylvanus"). Understudies: Vinnie Burrows (as "Theodora" / "Teddy Hicks"), Mary Farrell (as "Fern Embree" / "June Embree" / "Mrs. Patterson" / "Rose Embree"), Chuck Gordone (as "Mr. D." / "Sylvanus" / "Willie B. Brayboy"), Alberta Hunter (as "Anna Hicks" / "Aunt Matt Crossy" / "Bessie Bolt"), Celestine Tutt (as "Selma Mae"). Replacement actor: Estelle Winwood (as "Mrs. Patterson"). Produced by Leonard Sillman.
  • (1952) Stage: Appeared (as "Featured Singer") in "Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952" on Broadway. Musical revue. Featuring songs by Ronny Graham, Arthur Siegel, June Carroll, Sheldon Harnick (earliest Broadway credit), Michael Brown, Murray Grand and Francis Lemarque. Featuring songs with lyrics by Ronny Graham, Arthur Siegel, June Carroll, Sheldon Harnick, Michael Brown, Elisse Boyd, Alan Melville, Herbert Farjeon, Francis Lemarque and Peter DeVries. Sketches by Ronny Graham and Melvin Brooks. Additional text by Peter DeVries, Roger Price, Alan Melville, Paul Lynde [Broadway debut], Luther Davis and John Cleveland. Musical Director / Special Orchestration by Anton Coppola. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal. Conceived / directed by John Murray Anderson. Sketches directed by John Beal. Musical Staging by Richard Barstow. Scenic Design by 'Raoul Pène Du Bois'. Costume Design by Thomas Becher and Raoul Pène Du Bois. Choreographed by Richard Barstow. Royale Theatre: 16 May 1952-28 Mar 1953 (365 performances). Cast: Virginia Bosler, June Carroll, Robert Clary [Broadway debut], Allen Conroy, Virginia Wilson (credited as Virginia de Luce; Broadway debut), Michael Dominico, Alice Ghostley, Ronny Graham, Patricia Hammerlee, Joe Lautner, Carol Lawrence, Paul Lynde, Bill Mullikin [Broadway debut], Carol Nelson, Rosemary O'Reilly, Jimmy Russell. Understudies: Lance Avant, James Komack (credited as Jimmie Komack; Broadway debut), Dorothy Love, Clark Ranger, Dinnie Smith. Produced by Leonard Sillman.
  • (1987) Stage: Appeared in Stephen Sondheim's musical, "Follies," at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England, with Diana Rigg, Julia McKenzie, Millicent Martin, Daniel Massey, David Healy, Pearl Carr, Teddy Johnson, Maria Charles, Hope Jackman, Meg Johnson, Harold Kasket and Eileen Page in the cast.
  • (3/3/78) Guested on the daytime talk show "The Stanley Siegel Show". Also guesting were Freddy Fender and Rocky Aoki.
  • (December 16, 1982) Guest on "Tom Cottle: Up Close".
  • (March 8, 1948) She performed in Katherine Dunham's dance revue, "Tropical Revue," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Katherine Dunham and the Dunham Dancers. Singers and musicians include Bobby Capo, Lucille Ellis, Lenwood Morris, Vanoye Aikens, Tommy Gomez, James Alexander, Wilbert Bradley, Dolores Harper, Jesse Hawkins, Richardena Jackson, Gene Robinson, Othelia Strozier, Doris White, Jacqueline Walcott, Rosalie King, Dorothy Speights, Julio Mendez, La Rosa Estrada, and Cantigo in the cast. Katherine Dunham was also choreographer, producer, and director. John Pratt was set and costume designer. Daniel Mendelsohn was conductor.
  • (February 15, 1966) She acted in Bill Manhoff's play, "The Owl and the Pussycat," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (September 25, 1979) She acted in the musical, "Timbuktu!," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Bruce Hubbard in the cast. Robert Wright and George Forrest wrote the music and lyrics. Luther Davis wrote the book.

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