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Anne Bancroft

 
Date of Birth: September 17, 1931
Date of Death: June 06, 2005 (73)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Louise Nevelson
  [Broadway]
1981
Stephanie Abrahams
  [Broadway]
1977
Golda Meir
  [Broadway]
1968
Anne
  [Broadway]
1967
Regina Giddens
  [Broadway]
1965
Sister Jean of the Angels
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1963
Mother Courage
  [Broadway]
1959
Annie Sullivan
  [Broadway]
1958
Gittel Mosca

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Producer

Photos

Anne Bancroft with her husband Mel Brooks and son Max Brooks after the final Broadway Photo

Anne Bancroft with her husband Mel Brooks and son Max Brooks after the final Broadway performance of "Duet for One" on January 2, 1982 at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

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03/16/2020
Anne Bancroft with her husband Mel Brooks and son Max Brooks after the final Broadway Photo

Anne Bancroft with her husband Mel Brooks and son Max Brooks after the final Broadway performance of "Duet for One" on January 2, 1982 at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

From: 
Date:
03/16/2020
Anne Bancroft after the final Broadway performance of "Duet for One" on January 2, 19 Photo

Anne Bancroft after the final Broadway performance of "Duet for One" on January 2, 1982 at the Royale Theatre in New York City.

From: 
Date:
03/16/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Louise Nevelson

  [Broadway]
1981
Stephanie Abrahams

  [Broadway]
1977
Golda Meir

  [Broadway]
1968
Anne

  [Broadway]
1967
Regina Giddens

  [Broadway]
1965
Sister Jean of the Angels

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1963
Mother Courage

  [Broadway]
1959
Annie Sullivan

  [Broadway]
1958
Gittel Mosca

Productions

Producer


Anne Bancroft Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Anne Bancroft, Golda
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Anne Bancroft, The Miracle Worker
 
Theatre World Awards - 1958 - Performance Gold Star
Anne Bancroft, Two for the Seesaw
 
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Anne Bancroft, Two For The Seesaw

Anne Bancroft News

Myles Frost, Sharon D. Clarke, Jaquel Spivey & More Amongst 2022 Theatre World Awards Photo Myles Frost, Sharon D. Clarke, Jaquel Spivey & More Amongst 2022 Theatre World Awards Recipients
by Nicole Rosky - May 6, 2022

Each year The Theatre World Awards presents 12 awards to outstanding debut performances on and off-Broadway. This year's honorees have just been announced and we've got the full list.

Review Roundup: FUNNY GIRL Returns to Broadway- All the Reviews! Photo Review Roundup: FUNNY GIRL Returns to Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 24, 2022

Read all the reviews for FUNNY GIRL on Broadway. The show stars Beanie Feldstein as Fanny Brice, Ramin Karimloo as Nick Arnstein, Jared Grimes as Eddie Ryan and Jane Lynch as Mrs. Rose Brice. See what all the critics had to say!

28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List Photo 28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List
by Team BWW - Apr 9, 2022

Spring has sprung and the great weather calls for a great book to enjoy outdoors! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 28 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's spring reading list.

25 Theater Books for Your Winter 2022 Reading List Photo 25 Theater Books for Your Winter 2022 Reading List
by Team BWW - Jan 29, 2022

Winter is here and what better time of year to stay in and snuggle up with a great book? You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 25 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's winter reading list.

The Theatre World Awards Announces Live In-Person Ceremony Set for June 6, 2022 Photo The Theatre World Awards Announces Live In-Person Ceremony Set for June 6, 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2021

Save the Date! The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the return to a live in-person presentation of the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony that will take place on Monday evening, June 6, 2022 beginning at 7:00PM. Theater venue will be announced in spring 2022.

Sacred Heart University Community Theatre Announces November Film Schedule Photo Sacred Heart University Community Theatre Announces November Film Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2021

The SHU Community Theatre will present a month of film programming in November. Thursday, Nov. 4 & Friday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m.: The Auschwitz Report. The harrowing true story of Freddy and Walter, two young Slovak Jews deported to Auschwitz in 1942.

The Belmont Theatre Re-Opens with THE MIRACLE WORKER Photo The Belmont Theatre Re-Opens with THE MIRACLE WORKER
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2021

Theatre is back, LIVE, at The Belmont, with their first production since the pandemic started. The Miracle Worker will run September 17-19 and 23-26 in the Grumbacher Studio. Friday, Saturday and the second Thursday shows are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday shows are at 3:00 p.m.

Broadway Music Director and Conductor Elliot Lawrence Dies at 96 Photo Broadway Music Director and Conductor Elliot Lawrence Dies at 96
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2021

To Broadway fans, Lawrence is known for musical directing the Broadway production of Bye, Bye Birdie, for which he received a Tony nomination for Best Conductor and Musical Director in 1953. He won the Tony Award in that category the next year for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

76th Theatre World Award Ceremony Postponed Until Return of Live Theater in 2021/2022 Photo 76th Theatre World Award Ceremony Postponed Until Return of Live Theater in 2021/2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2020

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the 76th Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place when Broadway returns. Hosted annually by theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors.

BWW Feature: OMG! IT'S HARVEY KORMAN'S SON! available in Hardcover Photo BWW Feature: OMG! IT'S HARVEY KORMAN'S SON! available in Hardcover
by Debbie Hall - Dec 14, 2020

Millions know the name Harvey Korman from the television show, The Carol Burnett Show, and many movies, including Blazing Saddles and High Anxiety. However, Harvey’s greatest role was as a father to his children and a tireless advocate for his son Christopher. Now grown up and thriving, Christopher Korman has released his memoir (written with Ron Brawer) about his dad, OMG! It’s Harvey Korman’s Son! available on Amazon.

Anne Bancroft Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, July 14- Remembering Arthur Laurents VideoVIDEO: On This Day, July 14- Remembering Arthur Laurents
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2018

Arthur Laurents¬†was best known for his work as librettist on Gypsy and West Side Story, but was also well known as a playwright, having won a Tony Award¬ģ for Hallelujah, Baby! in 1968. Later as a director, he was Tony-nominated for Gypsy in 1975 (and the 2008 revival) as well as the original 1984 La Cage Aux Folles.

BWW TV: Michael Urie & Company Pose for TORCH SONG Photo Shoot! VideoBWW TV: Michael Urie & Company Pose for TORCH SONG Photo Shoot!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 14, 2017

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director, Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG, directed by Moises Kaufman.

VIDEO: First Look - PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS MEL BROOKS: MAKE A NOISE, Premiering Tonight
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2013

In PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS: Mel Brooks - MAKE A NOISE, comedian Mel Brooks shares never-before-heard stories about his personal life and 60-year career in the film. The larger-than-life legend is very private, making his participation in this film a genuine first. Featuring new interviews with Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Cloris Leachman, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers, Tracey Ullman, and others, the film will premiere nationally tonight, May 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and available on DVD May 21 from Shout! Factory. Check out clips below to get a first look!

VIDEO: First Look - PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS MEL BROOKS: MAKE A NOISE, Premiering 5/20
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 17, 2013

In PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS: MEL BROOKS - MAKE A NOISE, comedian Mel Brooks shares never-before-heard stories about his personal life and 60-year career in the film. Check out clips below to get a first look!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Broderick, Lane & More Featured on PBS's MEL BROOKS Special
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 11, 2013

Premiering nationwide Monday, May 20, 2013 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on PBS (check local listings), American Masters Mel Brooks: Make a Noise features new interviews with Brooks, his friends and colleagues, including Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Cloris Leachman and Joan Rivers. Get a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: 4th Wall Theatre Presents FUNNY GIRL in CONCERT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 16, 2011

4th Wall Theatre, a non-union professional theatre in Bloomfield, now in its 14th season, presents a concert production of the legendary Broadway musical FUNNY GIRL. With music by Jule Styne (GYPSY, BELLS ARE RINGING), lyrics by Bob Merrill (CARNIVAL!) and a book by Isobel Lennart, FUNNY GIRL is a classic Broadway crowd-pleaser.

STAGE TUBE: Matthew Modine on Broadway and bin Laden
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 30, 2010

Currently starring in the revival of The Miracle Worker on Broadway, Matthew Modine recently sat down with CNN to discuss everything from making his Broadway debut in The Miracle Worker to Osama bin Laden. BroadwayWorld brings you the clip below.

STAGE TUBE: Cast Interviews and a Behind the Scenes Look at THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2010

Be the first to get a special behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the new Broadway production of THE MIRACLER WORKER before performances begin Friday, February 12 at Circle in the Square Theatre. Watch the video featuring interviews with the stars and director and get a bird's eye view into the New York press rehearsal below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of THE MIRACLE WORKER's First Rehearsal
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2010

The starry cast of THE MIRACLE WORKER have recently got to work on the production, which begins performances on Friday, February 12 at the Circle in the Square Theatre on Broadway. The show, starring Abigail Breslin, Allison Pill, Matthew Modine, Jennifer Morrison and Elizabeth Franz officially opens on March 3, 2010.

STAGE TUBE: President Obama Talks About Mel Brooks' Kennedy Center Honor
by Robert Diamond - Dec 7, 2009

The Kennedy Center Honors medallions were presented on Saturday, December 5. The Honors Gala was recorded for broadcast on the CBS Network for the 32nd consecutive year as a two-hour primetime special on Tuesday, December 29 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT).


Anne Bancroft Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Anne Bancroft been in?
Anne Bancroft has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Anne Bancroft been in?
Anne Bancroft has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Anne Bancroft been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Golda , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Miracle Worker Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Two for the Seesaw and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Two For The Seesaw .

What awards has Anne Bancroft won?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Miracle Worker Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Two for the Seesawand Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Two For The Seesaw.