Leueen MacGrath News

Date Of Birth:
July 03, 1914
Date Of Death:
March 27, 1992 (77)
Birth Place:
London, ENGLAND
Gender:
Female
STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/24- SILK STOCKINGS
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2014

Today in 1955, Silk Stockings opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 478 performances. Silk Stockings is a musical with a book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath, and Abe Burrows and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The musical is loosely based on the Melchior Lengyel story Ninotchka and the 1939 film adaptation it inspired. It ran on Broadway in 1955. This was the last musical that Porter wrote for the stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with York Theatre's SILK STOCKINGS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series with the 1955 musical gem, Silk Stockings that has book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath and Abe Burrows and music & lyrics by Cole Porter. Directed by Stuart Ross, and with music direction by David Snyder, the production will feature Erin Davie, Ben Davis, Erick Devine, Erica Dorfler, David Garrison, Leah Hocking, Andrew Kluger, Mark Price, Kilty Reidy, Danny Rutigliano, Alet Taylor, and Stephen Wallem. Check out photos of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Company of York Theatre's SILK STOCKINGS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2013

The York Theatre Company concludes the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series with the 1955 musical gem, Silk Stockings that has book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath and Abe Burrows and music & lyrics by Cole Porter. Directed by Stuart Ross, and with music direction by David Snyder, the production will feature Erin Davie, Ben Davis, Erick Devine, Erica Dorfler, David Garrison, Leah Hocking, Andrew Kluger, Mark Price, Kilty Reidy, Danny Rutigliano, Alet Taylor, and Stephen Wallem. Meet the cast and creative team in the photos below! (more...)

Erin Davie, David Garrison, Leah Hocking and More to Lead SILK STOCKINGS for York's Musicals in Mufti Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

The York Theatre Company has announced that it will conclude the Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series with the 1955 musical Silk Stockings that has book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath and Abe Burrows, and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Directed by Stuart Ross, and with music direction by David Snyder, the production will feature Erin Davie, Ben Davis, Erick Devine, Erica Dorfler, David Garrison, Leah Hocking, Andrew Kluger, Mark Price, Kilty Reidy, Danny Rutigliano, Alet Taylor, and Stephen Wallem. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Feb 24, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 24, 2013 - Sunday, February 24, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/24- SILK STOCKINGS
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2013

Today in 1955, Silk Stockings opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 478 performances. Silk Stockings is a musical with a book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath, and Abe Burrows and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The musical is loosely based on the Melchior Lengyel story Ninotchka and the 1939 film adaptation it inspired. It ran on Broadway in 1955. This was the last musical that Porter wrote for the stage. (more...)

Claybourne Elder, Andrew Samonsky, and More Set for York Theatre Company's MUSICALS IN MUFTI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 08, 2013

York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) has announced principal casting for the remaining three musicals in its Winter 2013 Musicals in Mufti Series: Hollywood Pinafore (March 1-3, 2013), Happy Hunting (March 15-17, 2013), and Silk Stockings (March 22-24, 2013) at York Theatre Company at its home in Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/24- SILK STOCKINGS
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2012

Today in 1955, Silk Stockings opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 478 performances. Silk Stockings is a musical with a book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath, and Abe Burrows and music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The musical is loosely based on the Melchior Lengyel story Ninotchka and the 1939 film adaptation it inspired. It ran on Broadway in 1955. This was the last musical that Porter wrote for the stage. (more...)

42nd Street Moon Presents SILK STOCKINGS, Clsoes 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2011

The Cold War turns hot in Cole Porter's final Broadway musical SILK STOCKINGS, a sly and sophisticated musical version of the classic film Ninotchka, to be presented by 42nd Street Moon. The show will closes May 22 at the Eureka Theatre. (more...)

42nd Street Moon Presents SILK STOCKINGS, 5/4-22
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2011

The Cold War turns hot in Cole Porter's final Broadway musical SILK STOCKINGS, a sly and sophisticated musical version of the classic film Ninotchka, to be presented by 42nd Street Moon. Low-priced previews run May 4, 5 and 6, with the opening on Saturday May 7. The show will run through May 22 at the Eureka Theatre. (more...)

42nd Street Moon Presents SILK STOCKINGS, 5/4-22
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2011

The Cold War turns hot in Cole Porter's final Broadway musical SILK STOCKINGS, a sly and sophisticated musical version of the classic film Ninotchka, to be presented by 42nd Street Moon. Low-priced previews run May 4, 5 and 6, with the opening on Saturday May 7. The show will run through May 22 at the Eureka Theatre. (more...)

42nd Street Moon Presents SILK STOCKINGS, 5/4-22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2011

The Cold War turns hot in Cole Porter's final Broadway musical SILK STOCKINGS, a sly and sophisticated musical version of the classic film Ninotchka, to be presented by 42nd Street Moon. Low-priced previews run May 4, 5 and 6, with the opening on Saturday May 7. The show will run through May 22 at the Eureka Theatre. (more...)

Review - Idiot Savant and After Miss Julie
by Kristin Salaky - Nov 09, 2009

Ladies and gentlemen. In the course of this evening's performance, the following physical objects will appear onstage: a boxing bag, four golf clubs, a newspaper, two small targets, an oversized golf ball plus snake, a bloody towel, a duck mask, a white spider with spots, a watering can, three boulders wrapped in twine, a yellow suit, two imitation row boats, one tray of fruit, one rolling table, six highball glasses, two white pillows, one large roll of plastic tape, a jeweled wristwatch, one package, gift-wrapped, one jeweled container, plus one blank container, three mirrors with numbers painted on the reverse side, two bows and arrows, one duck in a small cage, one stuffed small mouth plug. (more...)

Silk Stockings: Cole Porter Fights The Cold War
by Michael Dale - Sep 15, 2005

Lost Musicals presents a staged reading of Cole Porter's 1955 musical political satire (more...)

Silk Stockings Featured on XM Broadway Radio, Aug. 29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2005

Songs from Cole Porter's Silk Stockings will be heard on XM 28 On Broadway Radio on August 28th a few weeks before a concert production is presented (more...)

Cutko, Larsen Headline Lost Musicals' Silk Stockings
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2005

Valerie Cutko, Liz Larsen, Daniel Gerroll and Wally Dunn will headline the cast of the semi-staged Lost Musicals presentation of Cole Porter's Silk Stockings, which will run from September 11th through October 3rd (more...)

Lost Musicals Presents Porter's Silk Stockings in Sept.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 03, 2005

The Lost Musicals series will present Cole Porter's Silk Stockings in four semi-staged performances from September 11th to October 3rd (more...)