Other Works

  • (1956 - 1961) Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • (1959) Stage Play: The Miracle Worker. Drama. Written by William Gibson. Directed by Arthur Penn. Playhouse Theatre: 19 Oct 1959- 1 Jul 1961 (719 performances). Cast: Anne Bancroft (as "Annie Sullivan"), Patty Duke (as "Helen Keller") [Broadway debut], Dale Ellen Bethea (as "Child"), Juanita Bethea (as "Mary"), Miriam Butler (as "Martha"), Kathleen Comegys (as "Aunt Ev"), James Congdon (as "James Keller"), Michael Constantine (as "Anagnos"), Roger De Koven (as "Doctor"), Caswell Fairweather (as "Percy"), Lori Heineman (as "Child"), Rita Levy (as "Child"), John Marriott (as "John"), Eileen Musumeci (as "Child"), Patricia Neal (as "Kate Keller"), Donna Pastore (as "Child"), Beah Richards (as "Viney') [Broadway debut], Lynn Schoenfeld (as "Child"), Torin Thatcher (as "Captain Keller"). Understudies: Dale Ellen Bethea (as "Martha/Percy"), Juanita Bethea (as "Mary/Viney), Clarice Blackburn (as "Kate Keller"). Replacement actors during run: R.G. Armstrong (as "Captain Keller"), Mary Bell (as "Aunt Ev"), Dale Ellen Bethea (as "Martha"), Clarice Blackburn (as "Kate Keller"), Clifford Cothren (as "Doctor"), Candace Culkin (as "Child Jack Hollander (as "Anagnos/Doctor"), Karen Lee (as "Child"), Geoffrey Lumb (as "Captain Keller"), Suzanne Pleshette (as "Annie Sullivan"). Understudies: Clifford Cothren (as "Anagnos"), Candace Culkin (as "Helen Keller"), Jack Hollander (as "Anagnos/Captain Keller"), Ruth Hope (as "Aunt Ev"), Tresa Hughes (as "Annie Sullivan"), Karen Lee (as "Helen Keller"), Bronia Wheeler [credited as Bronia Stefan] (as "Annie Sullivan"). Note: Filmed by Playfilm Productions (distributed by United Artists) as The Miracle Worker (1962).
  • (1956) Stage Play. Too Late the Phalarope. Written by Robert Yale Libott. Based on the novel by Alan Paton. Incidental music by Joseph Marais. Directed by John Stix. Belasco Theatre: 11 Oct 1956- 10 Nov 1956 (36 performances). Produced by Mary K. Frank.
  • (Summer 1989) She directed Tina Howe's play, "Painting Churches," at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island with Barbara Orson, James Carruthers and Becca Liss in the cast. Bonnie J. Baggesen was stage manager. Robert D. Soule was scenery designer. John F. Custer was lighting designer. Bill Lane was costume designer.

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