Photo Blast From The Past: Colleen Dewhurst
Welcome to BroadwayWorld.com's 'Photo Blast From the Past' series. Featuring some of the collected theatre gem's of BroadwayWorld's own senior photographer Walter McBride, the series will feature images from his archives of theatre and Hollywood related gems.
Today, we're featuring Colleen Dewhurst in 1990. Duhurst was known most for theatre roles , and for a while as "the Queen of Off-Broadway." She was a renowned interpreter of the works of Eugene O’Neill on the stage, and her career also encompassed film, early dramas on live television, and Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival. She was also renowned for her television work playing Marilla Cuthbert in the Kevin Sullivan TV movie adaptations of the Anne of Green Gables series and her reprisal of the role in the subsequent TV series Road to Avonlea.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
Colleen Dewhurst at Tavern On The Green in NYC. 1990