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Dorothy McGuire

 
Dorothy McGuire Headshot
Date of Birth: June 14, 1918
Date of Death: September 13, 2001 (83)

Birth Place: Omaha, NE, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1976
Hannah Jelkes
  [Broadway]
1958
Elizabeth Willard
  [Broadway]
1951
An Actress
  [Broadway]
1941
Claudia Naughton
  [Broadway]
1940
Ada
  [Broadway]
1940
Dora
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1939
Helena
  [Broadway]
1938
Emily Webb [Replacement]
Emily Webb [Replacement]
Emily Webb (Understudy) [Replacement]
Emily Webb (Understudy) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1976
Hannah Jelkes

  [Broadway]
1958
Elizabeth Willard

  [Broadway]
1951
An Actress

  [Broadway]
1941
Claudia Naughton

  [Broadway]
1940
Ada

  [Broadway]
1940
Dora

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1939
Helena

  [Broadway]
1938
Emily Webb [Replacement]

Emily Webb [Replacement]

Emily Webb (Understudy) [Replacement]

Emily Webb (Understudy) [Replacement]


Dorothy McGuire Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Outstanding Actress - Play
Doroth McGuire, The Night of the Iguana

Dorothy McGuire News

George Abud, Victor E. Chan, Eden Espinosa, Amber Iman & More to Star in LEMPICKA at  Photo George Abud, Victor E. Chan, Eden Espinosa, Amber Iman & More to Star in LEMPICKA at La Jolla Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

La Jolla Playhouse has¬†announced the cast and creative team for its 2022/2023 season opener:¬†Lempicka, book, lyrics and original concept by¬†Carson Kreitzer, book and music by¬†Matt Gould, choreographed by¬†Raja Feather Kelly, and directed by Tony Award winner¬†Rachel Chavkin¬†(Broadway‚Äôs¬†Hadestown), running¬†June 14 ‚Äď July 24.

KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Added to La Jolla Playhouse 2022/2023 season Photo KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Added to La Jolla Playhouse 2022/2023 season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

La Jolla Playhouse has announced that¬†Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord, written and performed by¬†Kristina Wong¬†(who was featured in the Playhouse‚Äôs Digital WOW production of¬†Binge), directed by¬†Chay Yew¬†(Playhouse‚Äôs¬†Cambodian Rock Band), will be added to its 2022/2023 season, running¬†September 20 ‚Äď October 16.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Fellowships for BIPOC Directors and Stage Managers Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Fellowships for BIPOC Directors and Stage Managers
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

These two-year fellowships include full salary and benefits, and offer recipients the opportunity to gain both artistic and administrative experience, including substantial interaction with all departments, guest artists and community members. Each fellowship is designed to be customizable to the recipient's needs and passions, culminating in a slot directing or stage managing a show in the Playhouse's subscription season.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Complete Roster Of Projects For 2022 WOW Festival Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Complete Roster Of Projects For 2022 WOW Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2022

La Jolla Playhouse has announced complete programming for its 2022 Without Walls Festival, taking place April 21 ‚Äď 24 at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, home of the Playhouse's 2019 WOW Festival and the Pop-Up WOW event in August 2021.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Initial Projects for 2022 WOW Festival Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Initial Projects for 2022 WOW Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2022

La Jolla Playhouse has announced several initial projects for its¬†2022¬†Without Walls (WOW) Festival. The WOW Festival will take place¬†April 21 ‚Äď 24¬†at¬†ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, home of the Playhouse‚Äôs 2019 WOW Festival and the Pop-Up WOW event in August 2021.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces First Four Shows of 2022/23 Season Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces First Four Shows of 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the first four productions of its 2022/2023 season. The season will also include a re-imagined classic to be co-directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley, the Rich Family Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse, and Helen Hayes Award winner Will Davis, as well as a new musical.

La Jolla Playhouse's Eric Keen-Louie Appointed to New Role of Executive Producer Photo La Jolla Playhouse's Eric Keen-Louie Appointed to New Role of Executive Producer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse has announced that Eric Keen-Louie, who joined the Playhouse in 2018 as Producing Director, will take on the new role of Executive Producer at the Theatre. As lead producer, Keen-Louie will collaborate with Playhouse staff to oversee assembling creative teams, casting, production budgets, and artistic development.  

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history.This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Night of the Iguana!

La Jolla Playhouse Launches Online Content Programs, Including Virtual Choreography S Photo La Jolla Playhouse Launches Online Content Programs, Including Virtual Choreography Session With Kelly Devine
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced new online content offerings to connect and engage with patrons while its theatres are dark. The content will be available on the website at LaJollaPlayhouse.org, as well as on the Playhouse's social media channels.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast & Creative Team For CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast & Creative Team For CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming presentation of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of Cambodian Rock Band, by UC San Diego MFA Playwriting alumna Lauren Yee, directed by Chay Yew, featuring music by Dengue Fever. A co-production with Portland Center Stage at The Armory, Cambodian Rock Band will run November 12 a?" December 15 (press opening: Sunday, November 17 at 7pm) in the Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.

Dorothy McGuire Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At La Jolla Playhouse's HUNDRED DAYS VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At La Jolla Playhouse's HUNDRED DAYS
by Alan Henry - Sep 20, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for Hundred Days, book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons, directed by Anne Kauffman, with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. Nominated for a 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Hundred Days runs in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum September 22 - October 21.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE!
by Robert Diamond - Feb 3, 2011

The first video has turned up from the world premiere of Little Miss Sunshine at the La Jolla Playhouse. The musical features Tony Award-winning creative team of composer/lyricist William Finn and playwright/director James Lapine.

STAGE TUBE: La Jolla Playhouse's RUINED
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined, by Lynn Nottage (Intimate Apparel, Crumbs from the Table of Joy), directed by South Africa native Liesl Tommy, in the Mandell Weiss Theatre November 16 - December 19 (media night: Sunday, November 21 at 7:00 pm). Ruined is a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre and the Huntington Theatre Company.

BWW TV: Upright's West Side Stories: 'XANADU'
by Eddie Varley - Dec 11, 2008

On a unusually cloudy day in Southern California, Chris and Shane made their way down I-5 to the La Jolla Playhouse in La Jolla, CA for the West Coast premiere of XANADU, the musical. The Upright Boys caught up with Broadway alums Elizabeth Stanley and Max von Essen as they prepared to step into the roles of Kira and Sonny.


Dorothy McGuire Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dorothy McGuire been in?
Dorothy McGuire has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Dorothy McGuire been in?
Dorothy McGuire has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Dorothy McGuire been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Night of the Iguana .