Six O'Clock Theatre [production was composed of the following shows: Hope Is the Thing With Feathers, Celebration, Afternoon Storm]. Maxine Elliott's Theatre: 11 Apr 1948- 18 Apr 1948 (8 performances). Hope Is the Thing With Feathers (Revival): Written by Richard Harrity. Directed by Joseph A. Kramm
. Cast: Robert Alvin (as "...
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Being blacklisted is a special thing. I'm going to try to describe it to you. First, you must realize that you'll never know what hit you. Your agent will smile and tell you to keep checking as work fades from both your memories. The position of importance you felt when you came into his office doesn't exist, and the phone rings - welcome excuse - the visit is over. The money that poured into his...
Herta's daughter, Melora Marshall
, portrayed her in a 1995 production at the Theatricum Botanicum entitled "And the Dark Cloud Came," the Geer's personal story of the McCarthy blacklisting and its effects. Herta played her own grandmother, labor activist Ella Reeve Bloor, in the family epic, and another daughter Ellen Geer
co-directed the production.