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Betty Garrett

 
Date Of Birth:
May 23, 1919
Date Of Death:
February 12, 2011 (91)
Birth Place:
St. Joseph, MO, USA
 
Date of Birth: May 23, 1919
Date of Death: February 12, 2011 (91)

Birth Place: St. Joseph, MO, USA

Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2006
Madam Magix
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Hattie Walker
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Katie
  [Broadway]
1981
Mae
  [Broadway]
1964
Penny Moore
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Reader
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Clara
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1956
Ella Peterson [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1946
The Wave
Performer
The Hostess
The Grandmother
Mrs. Winthrop
Mrs. Josephine Wilson
Customer
A Waitress
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1944
"This Is As Far As I Go" Singer
"The Steps of the Capitol" Singer
"Sunny California" Singer
"Stop That Dancing" Singer
"Go Down To Boston Harbor" Singer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1944
Sgt. Maguire
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1943
Mary-Frances
Blossom Hart (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1942
Performer
  [Broadway]
1942
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Production, 1974
Performer

Photos

Betty Garrett outside the Biltmore Theatre after a performance of √Ę‚ā¨ňúThe Supporti Photo

Betty Garrett outside the Biltmore Theatre after a performance of √Ę‚ā¨ňúThe Supporting Cast√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ in New York City. 8/3/1981

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Date:
02/26/2018


Betty Garrett and Lee Merriwether

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Date:
06/15/2010


Betty Garrett

From: 
Date:
05/06/2010


Arlene and Milt Larsen with Betty Garrett

From: 
Date:
07/29/2009


Kate Linder, Betty Garrett and Tippi Hedren

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Date:
07/29/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2006
Madam Magix

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Hattie Walker

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Katie

  [Broadway]
1981
Mae

  [Broadway]
1964
Penny Moore

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Reader

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Clara

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1956
Ella Peterson [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1946
The Wave

Performer

The Hostess

The Grandmother

Mrs. Winthrop

Mrs. Josephine Wilson

Customer

A Waitress

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1944
"This Is As Far As I Go" Singer

"The Steps of the Capitol" Singer

"Sunny California" Singer

"Stop That Dancing" Singer

"Go Down To Boston Harbor" Singer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1944
Sgt. Maguire

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1943
Mary-Frances

Blossom Hart (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1942
Performer

  [Broadway]
1942
Performer

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Production, 1974
Performer






Betty Garrett News

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD Opens October 29 At Theatre West Photo LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD Opens October 29 At Theatre West
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2022

There is a Granny at the Pianny, a funny wolf, and an adorable Little Riding Hood. There are opportunities for audience participation as Little Red Riding Hood goes through the woods to Granny's house. Fun for the whole family.

Theatre West Announces 2022-2023 Season Photo Theatre West Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Team BWW - Aug 13, 2022

Theatre West, Hollywood's professional theatre company celebrating its 60th Anniversary year, announces its 2022-2023 season. The new season includes a wide variety of theatrical entertainments, with selections for every age group.

VERSATILE Comes to Theatre West in August Photo VERSATILE Comes to Theatre West in August
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Versatile, the award-winning show, is an Official Selection of Solopalooza 2.022. Written and performed by Kevin Neighbors. Directed and developed by Jessica Lynn Johnson. Produced for Theatre West by Dina Morrone.

TOO OLD. TOO ASIAN. TOO SHORT. Comes to Theatre West Next Month Photo TOO OLD. TOO ASIAN. TOO SHORT. Comes to Theatre West Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022

Too Old. Too Asian. Too Short. is subtitled 'The Story of an Unlikely Showgirl,' but that actually comes up later in Pamela K. Najera's absorbing story.

AS ALWAYS, JIMMY STEWART Comes to Theatre West on On July 9th and 10th Photo AS ALWAYS, JIMMY STEWART Comes to Theatre West on On July 9th and 10th
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

As Always, Jimmy Stewart is set to play at Theatre West on Saturday, July 9th at 8pm and Sunday, July 10th at 3pm. Theatre West is located at 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles, CA 90068. The show is written by Steve Nevil and Ted Snyder, directed by Ted Snyder, and produced by Dina Morrone for Theatre West. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Group ticket rates for parties of 15 or more are $30 per person. For tickets, call the box office at (323) 851-7977 or visit http://theatrewest.org. The show runs for 85 minutes and is suggested for audiences aged 12 to adult.

The Life And Times Of A. Einstein to Play at Theatre West Photo The Life And Times Of A. Einstein to Play at Theatre West
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

'The Life and Times of A. Einstein' is a funny, offbeat comedy about a day in the life of the famous scientist, as seen through the eyes of his secretary, Ellen. As his secretary, chauffeur and bodyguard (she shoots, too!), Ellen shields him from the press, keeps him on time for appointments, runs his household, and tries unsuccessfully to hide her passion and feelings for him.

'Etta Mae Mumphries: And The Rest Is History' to Give Special Juneteenth Performance  Photo 'Etta Mae Mumphries: And The Rest Is History' to Give Special Juneteenth Performance at Theatre West
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

The show is written by Karen Bankhead with additional material by Pam Trotter and performed by Karen Bankhead. It features musical performance by singer Pam Trotter, and is directed by Karen Bankhead. It is produced by Free Spirit Productions. The production will play one performance at Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles, CA 90068 on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. For tickets, call (323) 851-7977 or visit http://theatrewest.org. The show runs for 80 minutes and is recommended for ages 14+.

MEN, MONEY AND MADNESS Opens July 15 At Theatre West Photo MEN, MONEY AND MADNESS Opens July 15 At Theatre West
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022

Men, Money and Madness. The award-winning cabaret show, written and performed by Tessa Bell, directed by Victoria Lavan and produced by Dina Morrone comes to Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles, CA 90068. July 15-July 17, 2022. Fri. & Sat. at 8:00, Sun. at 2:00.

SHE IS HISTORY Comes to Theatre West Next Month Photo SHE IS HISTORY Comes to Theatre West Next Month
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

She Is History is a show about women who make and made history. Watch Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony multitask - just like today's mom - running the house, fixing dinner and corralling the kids, all while working on the Fourteenth Amendment.

THE ITALIAN IN ME Will Play the Spring at Theatre West Photo THE ITALIAN IN ME Will Play the Spring at Theatre West
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 17, 2022

In The Italian in Me, a doe-eyed aspiring actress from Canada - who has been raised on a heaping dose of old-fashioned values & Roman Catholic guilt - upends her life by moving to Italy. With her, she brings a tiny bit of cash and grandiose dreams of working in Italian Cinema.

Betty Garrett Videos

STAGE TUBE: Shirley Jones et al. Pay Tribute to Impresario Jon Finch
by Michael Stever - Sep 30, 2011

Few members of the American theatrical community have worn more hats, or seen more 'acts' in their careers than Jon Finch. The Bartlesville Oklahoma native was recently honored in Edmund Oklahoma with a gala extravaganza, paying tribute to the esteemed 'Presenter For The Arts,' & one time Ringling Brothers circus clown for a job well done.

STAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Pays Tribute to Betty Garrett
by Robert Diamond - Feb 13, 2011

This is raw footage from the extensive interview that Betty Garrett did for the film 'Broadway: The Golden Age' (2004) with filmmaker Rick McKay. Betty was a very valuable part of the film and was generously available for interviews, question and answer sessions at the movie theatre with Rick after showings, premieres, interviews, etc. during the run.


Betty Garrett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Betty Garrett been in?
Betty Garrett has appeared on Broadway in 13 shows.

How many West End shows has Betty Garrett been in?
Betty Garrett has not appeared in the West End