Estelle Parsons Poster

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  • April 2002: Plays Cora Swanson in "Morning's at Seven" play by Paul Osborn (Lyceum Theater, New York City). Nominated for Tony award.
  • December 1975: Appeared in "The Norman Conquests" (trilogy) - played "Sarah" in original Broadway production, Morosco Theatre, New York City.
  • 2003: Directed "Oscar Wilde's Salome: The Reading" on Broadway.
  • 1974: Appeared in "Mert & Phil" by Anne Burr, directed by Joseph Papp, Lincoln Center, New York City.
  • 1978: Appeared in play "Miss Margarida's Day" on Broadway. Nominated for Tony award.
  • 1971: Appeared in play "And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little" on Broadway. Nominated for Tony award.
  • 1968: Appeared in play "The Seven Descents of Myrtle" on Broadway. Nominated for Tony award.
  • Beg, Borrow or Steal (1960). Musical. Music by Leon Pober. Lyrics by Bud Freeman. Material by Bud Freeman. Based on a story by Bud Freeman and Marvin Seiger. Music orchestrated by Peter Matz and Hal Hidey. Choreographed by Peter Hamilton. Directed by Billy Matthews. Martin Beck Theatre: 10 Feb 1960- 13 Feb 1960 (5 performances). Cast: Richard Armbruster, Charles Arnett, Virginia Barnes, Eddie Bracken (as "Pistol"), Jean Bruno, Claiborne Cary, Colleen Corkrey, Harold Da Silva, Michael Davis, Shelia Dee, David Doyle (as "Blanding"), Jack Drummond, Garold Gardner, Betty Garrett (as "Clara"), Ellen Halpin, Dell Hanley, Tom Hestor, Esther Horrocks, Adriana Keathley, Georgia Kennedy, Fred Kimbrough, Sally Lee, Fran Leone, Bill Linton, Bernice Massi, Biff McGuire, Carmen Morales, Willard Nagel, Larry Parks (as "Rafe"), Estelle Parsons, Betty Rhodes, Karen Sargent, Beti Seay, Lucinda Stevens, Michel Stuart, Roy Stuart, Mary Sullivan, John Tormey, Arthur Whitfield, Keith Willis, Mara Wirt, Richard Woods. Produced by Eddie Bracken, Carroll Masterson and Harris Masterson.
  • Whoop-Up (1958). Musical comedy. Music by Moose Charlap. Lyrics by Norman Gimbel. Material adaption by Cy Feuer, Ernest H. Martin and Dan Cushman. Based on "Stay Away, Joe" by Dan Cushman. Music and Vocal Director: Stanley Lebowsky. Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang. Dance arrangements by Peter Matz. Choreographed by Onna White. Scenic Design and Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Cy Feuer. Shubert Theatre: 22 Dec 1958- 7 Feb 1959 (56 performances). Cast: Mari Arnell, Asia, Ann Barry, Edward Becker, Jeanna Belkin, Socrates Birsky, Tim Brown, Sandra Devlin, Eleanor Dian, Tina Faye, Paul Ford (as "Karl Kellenbach"), Tony Gardell, Martha Granese, H.F. Green, Susan Johnson, Salvador Juarez, Robert Karl, P.J. Kelly, Michael Kermoyan, Robert Lenn, Earl Lippy, Julienne Marie, Rae McLean, Danny Meehan, Paul Michael, Michelle Newton, Estelle Parsons (as "Reservation Resident"), Yolanda Poropat, Thomas Raskin, Wallace Rooney, Tony Rosa, Bobby Shields, Marla Stevens, Sylvia Syms, Ben Vargas, Romo Vincent (as "Louis Champlain"), Vera Walton, Jackie Warner, Barbara Webb, Steve Wiland, Ralph Young. Produced by Cy Feuer and Ernest H. Martin.
  • 2008: Appeared on Broadway in "August: Osage County" by Tracey Letts at the Music Box Theatre
  • Happy Hunting (1956). Musical comedy. Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Music by Harold Karr. Lyrics by Matt Dubey. Musical Director: Jay Blackton. Music orchestrated by Ted Royal. Dance arrangements by Roger Adams. Additional orchestrations by Joe Glover, Don Walker and Seymour Ginzler. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Costume Design by Irene Sharaff. Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner. Hair styles by Ronald De Mann. Directed by Abe Burrows. Majestic Theatre: 6 Dec 1956- 30 Nov 1957 (412 performances). Cast: Fernando Lamas (as "Duke of Granada"), Ethel Merman (as "Liz Livingstone"), Leon Belasco, Renato Cibelli, Mary Finney, Virginia Gibson, Gordon Polk, Olive Templeton, Peggy Acheson, Delbert Anderson, Bob Bakanic, Edward Becker, Marilynn Bradley, Warren J. Brown, Betty Carr, Alice Clift, Madeleine Clive, David Collyer, John Craig, Jack Dabdoub, Florence Dunlap, Clifford Fearl, Jane Fischer, Mitchell M. Gregg, John Harmon, Robert C. Held, Jim Hutchison, Deedy Irwin, Jane Johnston, Roberta Keith, Dick Korthaze, Jean Kraemer, Mara Landi, John Leslie, Eugene Louis, George Martin (as "Freddy, a photographer/Albert, a groom/Dancer"), Betty McGuire, Svetlana McLee, Moe, Jim Moore, Patti Nestor, Carl Nicholas, Wendy Nickerson, Estelle Parsons (as "Mary Mills, a reporter/Singer"), Noella Peloquin, Ginny Perlowin, Lowell Purvis, Fleur Raup, Seth Riggs, Mary Roche, Charles Rule, Sigyn, Kelley Stephens, Jay Velie, Don Weissmuller, Gene Wesson, Helene Whitney, Roy Wilson, Mark Zeller. Produced by Jo Mielziner.
  • (1967) Stage Play: Galileo. (Revival). Written by Bertolt Brecht. Vocal Director: Roland Gagnon. Music by Hanns Eisler and Stanley Silverman. Directed by John Hirsch. Vivian Beaumont Theatre: 13 Apr 19670 17 Jun 1967 (76 performances + 4 previews that began on 8 Apr 1967). Cast: Charles Abruzzo, Frank Bayer, Christopher Bernau, Ronald Bishop, Philip Bosco, Alan Cabel, Roberta Callahan, John Carpenter, Edgar Daniels, Ralph Drischell, Carl Esser, Robert Harwood, Judith Hastings, Robert Haswell, Joseph Hindy, Russell Horton, Kate Hurney, George S. Irving, Stephen Joyce, Marketa Kimbrell, Richard Levy, Aline MacMahon, Bryan Marks, Glenn Mazen, Don McGovern, Donnie Melvin, Earl Montgomery, Peter Nyberg, William Pardue, Michael Parish, Estelle Parsons, Robert Phalen, Priscilla Pointer, Judith Propper, Robert Puleo, Anthony Quayle, Arthur Roberts, Charles Siebert, Fred Stewart, Shepperd Strudwick, Robert Symonds, George Van Den Houten, Ted Van Griethuysen, George Voskovec, Warren Wade, Shirley Jac Wagner, Ronald Weyand. Understudies: Christopher Bernau, Ronald Bishop, Roberta Callahan, John Carpenter, Ralph Drischell, Robert Haswell, Earl Montgomery, Robert Phalen, Robert Symonds, Ted Van Griethuysen, Shirley Jac Wagner and Ronald Weyand. Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Herbert Blau and Jules Irving).
  • (September 6, 2013 - October 20, 2013) Stage play: The Velocity of Autumn - playing Alexandra, at Arena Stage, Washington, DC, USA. Costarring Stephen Spinnella as Chris. Directed by Molly Smith. Play written by Eric Coble. Play is also set to open in April 2014 on Broadway, New York City, at the Booth Theatre.
  • (2001) She acted in A.R. Gurney's play, "The Cocktail Hour," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Steven Gilborn, Judd Nelson, and Louise Sorel in the cast.
  • (October 10 to November 29, 1975) She acted in Alan Ayckbourn's play, "The Norman Conquests," in the American premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Richard Benjamin, Paula Prentiss, Ken Howard, Barry Nelson and Carole Shelley in the cast. Eric Thompson was director.
  • (December 2, 1983 to January 22, 1984) She acted in Ernest Thompson's play, "A Sense of Humor," in a world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Jack Lemmon, Polly Holliday and Clifton James in the cast. Robert Greenwald was director.
  • (September 8 to October 18, 2009) She acted in Tracy Letts' play, "August: Osage County," in a Steppenwolf Theatre Company production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Anna D. Shapiro was director. Todd Rosenthal was scenic designer.

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