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Bette Davis

 
Date of Birth: April 05, 1908
Date of Death: October 06, 1989 (81)

Birth Place: Lowell, MA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1974
Performer
  [Broadway]
1961
Maxine Faulk
  [Broadway]
1960
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1952
Performer
Helen
That One
Sybill
Jezebela
Performer of "Street Scenes"
Singer of "Just Like a Man"
Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"
Singer/Dancer of "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
  [Broadway]
1930
Bam
  [Broadway]
1929
Elaine Bumpsted






Bette Davis News

Laguna Playhouse to Present THE SKIVVIES: SLEIGH MY NAME, THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZ  Photo Laguna Playhouse to Present THE SKIVVIES: SLEIGH MY NAME, THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZ & More This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2022

Laguna Playhouse will present four magical ways for you to celebrate the holiday season with four extraordinary holiday experiences; THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZ: A HOLIDAY PANTO, THE SKIVVIES: SLEIGH MY NAME, and more.

SHORT+SWEET Hollywood Adds Last Round Of Semifinalists Photo SHORT+SWEET Hollywood Adds Last Round Of Semifinalists
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 18, 2022

The Short+Sweet Hollywood festival of short plays announces the last semi-finalists of its Open Theatre (English language) division.

Services for Camille Saviola to Be Held at Feeny Funeral Home Later This Month Photo Services for Camille Saviola to Be Held at Feeny Funeral Home Later This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 2, 2022

Services will be held for Broadway and television actress Camille Saviola on October 23, 2022, 1:00 - 3:00pm at Feeney Funeral Home in Ridgewood NJ.

Review: Clint Holmes Astonishes 54 Below Audience With BETWEEN THE MOON AND NEW YORK  Photo Review: Clint Holmes Astonishes 54 Below Audience With BETWEEN THE MOON AND NEW YORK CITY
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 30, 2022

With his new show, Clint Holmes is making Peter Allen cool again while staying cool, himself.

CHEESE FRIES & FROOT LOOPS Comes to Theatre Row in October Photo CHEESE FRIES & FROOT LOOPS Comes to Theatre Row in October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

Cheese Fries & Froot Loops, a humorous and poignant new solo show written and performed by Chris Fuller about his pursuit of a life-long dream: to play on the PGA Tour while living with Bipolar Mental Disorder will be a featured production at the 2022 United Solo Theatre Festival – on October 12th at 7:00PM – in the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd St. 

Photos: First Look at KIM'S CONVENIENCE at Laguna Playhouse Photo Photos: First Look at KIM'S CONVENIENCE at Laguna Playhouse
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 24, 2022

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE has released production photos from the California premiere of the hilarious KIM’S CONVENIENCE, written by Ins Choi and directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera. KIM’S CONVENIENCE begins previews on Wednesday, September 21; will open on Sunday, September 25 at 5:30pm and perform through Sunday, October 9, 2022 at the Laguna Playhouse.

Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of THE SECRET WORLD OF ARCHY & MEHITABEL Photo Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of THE SECRET WORLD OF ARCHY & MEHITABEL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

Adapted for the stage by Dan Gilvezan and directed by Moosie Drier, the world premiere of The Secret World of Archy & Mehitabel brings the beloved New York Evening Sun columns by journalist Don Marquis to life. Check out production photos here!

Haines City Community Theatre Presents ME AND JEZABEL Photo Haines City Community Theatre Presents ME AND JEZABEL
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022

Haines City Community Theatre opens its 2022-2023 season with the hilarious comedy Me & Jezebel by Elizabeth Fuller.

Previews: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Cape Playhouse Photo Previews: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Cape Playhouse
by Kristen Morale - Jul 31, 2022

Based on the book by Craig Lucas and inspired by the seven-time Academy Award-winning 1952 musical comedy film, An American in Paris brings the legendary music of George and Ira Gershwin to the stage from August 3rd -13th. Featuring such classics as “I Got Rhythm,” “S’Wonderful” and “Shall We Dance”, this marks the show’s debut performance on a Cape Cod theater’s stage. With a timeless story and unforgettable characters, audiences have something quite special to look forward to this August.

The Kinks Announce Deluxe Reissues of Two Classic Albums for 50th Anniversary Photo The Kinks Announce Deluxe Reissues of Two Classic Albums for 50th Anniversary
by Michael Major - Jul 27, 2022

Muswell Hillbillies’ release was supported by more US touring, including two 1972 nights at New York’s iconic Carnegie Hall. Tapes of those anarchic shows, heavy on Muswell material, formed the live half of 1972’s double-album, Everybody's In Show-Biz - Everybody’s A Star. Check out the box set content now!

Bette Davis Videos

Photo/Video: Get A First Look At The Broadway-Bound CAGNEY at Pioneer Theatre Company Videoplay
Photo/Video: Get A First Look At The Broadway-Bound CAGNEY at Pioneer Theatre Company

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Broadway-bound production of Cagney, based on the life of Academy Award® winner James Cagney, launches Pioneer Theatre Company's (Artistic Director, Karen Azenberg & Managing Director, Chris Massimine) season this Fall. Opening Friday, September 20, the limited engagement runs  through October 5. Tickets are available as part of a season subscription package by calling (801) 581-6961 or by visiting pioneertheatre.org.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark Sendroff
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 18, 2017

Order in the court because entertainment lawyer to the stars, Mark Sendroff, swings by the studios to discuss his life, career, and what he has learned from his legendary client list with Rob and Kevin. You'll hear no objection from us as Mark discusses his profession and what he loves most about his job.

VIDEO: Chris Isaacson Presents I'VE WRITTEN A LETTER TO DADDY Dance Performance as Baby Jane
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2017

Capping a weeklong celebration of the premiere of Ryan Murphy's new anthology series Feud: Bette and Joan on FX Networks, the Drag-Tacular Live Concert Event, an evening of old Hollywood glamour, took place on Friday, March 3 at Spectra Lounge at Wolfgang Puck (in the Pacific Design Center) in West Hollywood, CA. Special guest host Tony Award-nominee Sam Harris anchored the evening which featured shimmering chanteuse Niki Haris, singer Jake Simpson, Kay-Ta Matsuno's 10-piece band, DJ Laszlo (Adele, Christina Aguilera, Demi Levato), and special appearances by Heklina, Peaches Christ, and BIANCA Del Rio in the LA debut of Whatever Happened to BIANCA Del Rio?

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Mommie Dearest' Episode of FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN on FX
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 13, 2017

On the next episode of FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN on FX titled 'Mommie Dearest' as the production of Baby Jane reaches its climax, the feud becomes physical.

VIDEO: Susan Sarandon Explains Famous Feud Between Bette Davis & Joan Crawford
by - Feb 24, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Susan Sarandon talked about her new series FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN and the legendary Hollywood beef behind it.

VIDEO: First Look - Jessica Lange & Susan Sarandon Star in FX Original Series FEUD
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 23, 2017

They drove fans wild. They drove each other crazy. FX's new original series FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN from Ryan Murphy premieres March 5th.

Cinnabar Theater Presents Sharon McKnight in RED HOT MAMA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Red Hot Mama - The Sophie Tucker Songbook - is the story of the first lady of show business, the 'Last of the Red Hot Mamas', whose remarkable career spanned sixty years.  It contains the music and history of burlesque, vaudeville, Broadway and Las Vegas, in a critically acclaimed One-Woman Off-Broadway musical biography of the entertainment legend, written by and starring Tony Award Nominee Sharon McNight.   The LA Times reported, 'McNight gives the performance of a lifetime as 'The Last of the Red Hot Mamas'.

Cinnabar Theater Presents Sharon McKnight in RED HOT MAMA
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 8, 2016

Red Hot Mama - The Sophie Tucker Songbook - is the story of the first lady of show business, the 'Last of the Red Hot Mamas', whose remarkable career spanned sixty years.  It contains the music and history of burlesque, vaudeville, Broadway and Las Vegas, in a critically acclaimed One-Woman Off-Broadway musical biography of the entertainment legend, written by and starring Tony Award Nominee Sharon McNight.   The LA Times reported, 'McNight gives the performance of a lifetime as 'The Last of the Red Hot Mamas'.

BWW Interview: Russell Grant Talks STRICTLY and THE GOLDEN AGE OF DANCE
by Marianka Swain - Oct 28, 2016

Since winning hearts during his stint on Strictly Come Dancing, partnered by Flavia Cacace, actor and astrologer Russell Grant has starred in Hairspray, Grease and The Wizard of Oz. He's now hosting The Golden Age of Dance, a celebration of great dance numbers from classic films like Top Hat, Follow the Fleet, Swing Time and Shall We Dance, featuring a company of West End dancers and The Novello Orchestra. The show is at Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 13 November and Wales Millennium Centre on 15 November.

STAGE TUBE: WBT's BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 5, 2015

The journey from the 21st Century back to Hollywood's glamourous golden age is an inspiring one when your "tour guides" are the legendary Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire - portrayed by Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton in Westchester Broadway Theatre's production of Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern's Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical, running August 13-September 20.


Bette Davis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bette Davis been in?
Bette Davis has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Bette Davis been in?
Bette Davis has not appeared in the West End