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  • (1938) Stage: Appeared in "Our Town" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Thornton Wilder. Directed by Jed Harris.
  • (1939) Stage: Appeared (as "Helena"; Broadway debut) in "Swingin' The Dream" on Broaway. Musical comedy. A variation on "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare. Book by Gilbert Seldes and Erik Charell (also producer). Lyrics by 'Eddie de Lange'. Music by Jimmy Van Heusen. Vocal arrangements by Lyn Murray. Music orchestrated by Phil Wall, Herb Guigley, Ardon Cornwell and Fletcher Henderson. Musical Director: Don Voorhees. Music for "Jumpin' at the Woodside" by Count Basie. Music for "Pick-a-Rib," "Rachel's Dream" and "Flying Home" by Benny Goodman. Music for "Wedding March" by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. Music / lyrics for "St. Louis Blues" by W.C. Handy. Music for "Ain't Misbehavin" by Fats Waller and Harry Brooks. Lyrics for "Ain't Misbehaving" and "Christopher Columbus" by Andy Razaf. Music for "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" by Jimmy McHugh. Lyrics for "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" by Dorothy Fields. Music for "Moonglow" by Will Hudson, Eddie de Lange and Irving Mills. Lyrics for "Moonglow" by Will Hudson, Eddie de Lange and Irving Mills. Music / lyrics for "Hold Tight-Hold Tight" by Leonard Kent, Edward Robinson, Leonard Ware, Jerry Brandow and Willie Spotswood. Music for "My Melancholy Baby" by Ernie Burnett. Lyrics for "My Melancholy Baby" by George A. Norton. Music for "Christopher Columbus" by Leon Berry. Music / lyrics for "Way Down Younder in New Orleans" by Larry Clinton. Music for "Ol' Man Mose" by Louis Armstrong. Lyrics for "Ol' Man Mose" by Zilner T. Randolph. Music for "Jeepers Creepers" by Harry Warren. Lyrics for "Jeepers Creepers" by Johnny Mercer. Music for "Oh, You Crazy Moon" by Jimmy Van Heusen. Lyrics for "Oh, You Crazy Moon" by Johnny Burke. Music for "The Flat Foot Floogie" by Slim Gaillard, Slam Stewart and Bud Green. Lyrics for "The Flat Foot Floogie" by Slim Gaillard, Slam Stewart and Bud Green. Music / lyrics for "Down by the Old Mill Stream" by Tell Taylor. Music for "Big John's Special" by Horace Henderson. Music for "Dinah" by Harry Akst. Lyrics for "Dinah" by Sam M. Lewis and Joe Young. Music for "Rose Room" by Art Hickman. Lyrics for "Rose Room" by Harry Williams. Music for "Flying Home" by Lionel Hampton. Music for "Sugarfoot Stomp" by Joseph Oliver. Lyrics for "Sugarfoot Stomp" by Walter Melrose. Dialogue directed by Philip Loeb. Directed by Erik Charell. Center Theatre: 29 Nov 1939-9 Dec 1939 (13 performances). Huge cast included: Louis Armstrong, Dorothy Dandridge (appearing with the Dandridge Sisters), Oscar Polk. Produced in association with Jean Rodney.
  • (1940) Stage: Appeared (as "Dora") in "Medicine Show" on Broadway. Incidental music by Hanns Eisler. Written by Oscar Saul and H.R. Hays. Directed by Jules Dassin. New Yorker Theatre: 12 Apr 1940-11 May 1940 (35 performances). Cast: Isabel Bonner (as "Mrs. Sullivan"), Philip Bourneuf (as "Jackson"), Perry Bruskin (as "Ben"), Virginia Campbell (as "Chorine"), Richard Clark (as "Kennedy "), Grace Coppin (as "Mrs. Jackson"), Zamah Cunningham (as "Mrs. Young"), Olive Deering (as "Rose"), Joseph M. Dixon (as "Andrew"), Sara Floyd (as "Ellie"), Melbourne Ford (as "John"), Peter Frye (as "Pete"), Martin Gabel (as "Statistician"; also co-producer), Pearl Gaines (as "Sarah"), Coburn Goodwin (as "Hall"), Norma Green, William Hansen (as "Dr. Mackenzie"), J. Richard Jones (as "Clinic Doctor"), Linda Lee, Harry Lessin, Norman Lloyd (as "Quack"), Bram Nossen (as "Dr. White"), John Randolph (as "Mac"), Ronald Reiss, Ben Ross, 'Alfred Ryder (I)', Leigh Whipper (as "Eli"). Co-produced by Carly Wharton.
  • (1940) Stage: Appeared in "Kind Lady" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Edward Chodorov, from a story by Hugh Walpole. Directed by Felix Jacoves. Playhouse Theatre: 3 Sep 1940-30 Nov 1940 (107 performances). Cast: Wylie Adams (as "Doctor"), Stiano Broggiotti (as "Henry Abbott"), Clarence Derwent (as "As "Gustav Rosenberg"), Elfrida Derwent (as "Mrs. Edwards"), Grace Dougherty (as "Aggie Edwards"), Mel Ferrer (credited as Melchor Ferrer; as "Peter Santard"), Grace George, Dorothy McGuire, Marie Paxton (as "Rose"), John Robb (as "Mr. Foster"), Oscar Stirling (as "Mr. Edwards"; final Broadway role), Ivy Troutman (as "Lady Weston"), Joan Wetmore (as "Phyllis Glenning"). Produced by William A. Brady.
  • (1941) Stage: Appeared in "Claudia" on Broadway. Comedy.
  • (1951) Stage: Appeared (as "An Actress") in "Legend of Lovers" on Broadway. Written by Jean Anouilh. Adapted from the French play "Eurydice" by Kitty Black. Music specially composed by John Hotchkis. Directed by Peter Ashmore. Plymouth Theatre: 26 Dec 1951-12 Jan 1952 (22 performances). Cast: Richard Burton (as "A Musician"), Bruce Gordon (as "Dulac"), Hugh Griffith (as "His Father"), Edith King, Noel Willman, Ludi Claire, Alexander Clark Jr., Clement Fowler, Roy Johnson, Chaddock Munro, Jennifer Raine, Byron Russell (as "Station Waiter"), Eric Sinclair, William Smithers (as "Hotel Waiter"), Ruth Volner. Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors). Produced by arrangement with H.M. Tennent, Ltd.
  • (1958) Stage: Appeared in "Winesburg, Ohio" on Broadway.
  • (1976) Stage: Appeared in "The Night of the Iguana" on Broaway. Drama (revival).
  • (11/25/49) Radio: Appeared in "Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast of "The Spiral Staircase".
  • (January 24, 1939) She played Emily Webb in Thornton Wilder's play, "Our Town," at the Selwyn Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Frank Craven (stage manager); James Spottswood (Dr. Gibbs); Evelyn Varden (Mrs. Gibbs); Thomas W. Ross (Mr. Webb); Helen Carew (Mrs. Webb); John Craven (George Gibbs); Patricia Roe (Rebecca Gibbs); Raymond Rose; Tom Fadden; Charles Wiley Jr.; Walter O. Hill; Milton Parsons; Dora Merande; E. Irving Locke; Billy Redfield; William Wadsworth; and Edward P. Goodnow in the cast.
  • (January 5, 1939) She acted in Thornton Wilder's play, "Our Town," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Frank Craven, Evelyn Varden, Helen Carew, James Spottswood, Raymond Roe, Tom Fadden, John Craven, Patricia Roe, Charles Wiley Jr., Thomas W. Ross, Walter O. Hill, Alice Donaldson, Thomas Coley, Katharine Raht, Milton Parsons, William Roerick, Doro Merande, E. Irving Locke, Billy Redfield, William Wadsworth, and Edward P. Goodnow in the cast. Raymond Sovey was set designer. Helene Pons was costume designer. Jed Harris was producer and director.
  • (January 11, 1943) She acted in Rose Franken's play, "Claudia," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • (December 19, 1975 to January 31, 1976) She acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "The Night of the Iguana," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey and Eleanor Parker in the cast. Joseph Hardy was director.
  • (October 12 to November 24, 1979) She acted in Terence Rattigan's play, "Cause Celebre," in the American premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Anne Baxter in the cast. George Keathley was director.
  • (February 12 to March 27, 1982) She acted in Lillian Hellman's play, "Another Part of the Forest," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Richard Dysart and David Dukes in the cast. George Schaefer was director.
  • (December 4, 1987 to January 31, 1988) She acted in Robert Anderson's play, "I Never Sang for My Father," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Daniel J. Travanti and Harold Gould in the cast. Josephine Abady was director
  • (March 4, 1951) She played the Ophelia in a radio adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" for the "Theatre Guild on the Air" series.

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