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Eva Le Gallienne

 
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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1948
Hedda Tesman
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1947
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1928
Hedda Tesman

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1928]
Director

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1948
Hedda Tesman

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1947
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1928
Hedda Tesman

Productions

Director


Eva Le Gallienne Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1981 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Eva Le Gallienne, To Grandmother's House We Go
 
Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Eva Le Gallienne , To Grandmother's House We Go
 
Theatre World Awards - 1977 - Performance Gold Star
Eva Le GallienneSpecial Award
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1976 - Best Performance Gold Star
Eva Le Gallienne, The Royal Family
 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Special Tony Award Gold Star
Eva Le Gallienne

Eva Le Gallienne News

The Burry Fredrik Foundation Marks 10 Years Of Support For Connecticut's Non-Profit P Photo The Burry Fredrik Foundation Marks 10 Years Of Support For Connecticut's Non-Profit Professional Producing Theaters
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2022

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Burry Fredrik Foundation championing the growth and continuing health of Connecticut's non-profit professional producing theaters. Since 2012, the Foundation has granted over $3 million to a dozen Connecticut theaters with a proven track record of accomplishments. In 2022, $500,000 will be awarded. The Foundation was established by Burry Fredrik (1925-2012), a Tony Award-winning producer and noted director, who lived in Weston, CT.

Mary John, Founder of Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Passes Away at 96 Photo Mary John, Founder of Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Passes Away at 96
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

Milwaukee Repertory Theater has announced of the passing of its founder Mary John (1925-2022).  Born in Green Bay, WI Mary forged a plan to create a professional theater for the city of Milwaukee and established Drama Inc, now Milwaukee Repertory Theater, in 1954. 

Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley & More to Join RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES Photo Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley & More to Join RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2021

Broadway's Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley and Stephen Currens will join friends, family and colleagues to salute the life and career of the great ICM literary agent Mitch Douglas on Richard Skipper Celebrates (YouTube) this Saturday evening, November 6th, 2021 at 6PM est.

French Riviera Film Festival 2021 to Honor George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt and Er Photo French Riviera Film Festival 2021 to Honor George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021

The third annual French Riviera Film Festival, will present a special Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar-winning actor George Chakiris and Industry Excellence Awards to Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts, at an exclusive ceremony on July 14 at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, the announcement was made today by festival founders Gotham Chandna and Nicole Goesseringer Muj.

French Riviera Film Festival 2021 To Honor George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt And Er Photo French Riviera Film Festival 2021 To Honor George Chakiris, Caroline Lagerfelt And Eric Roberts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021

The third annual French Riviera Film Festival will present a special Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar-winning actor George Chakiris and Industry Excellence Awards to Caroline Lagerfelt and Eric Roberts, at an exclusive ceremony on July 14 at the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel.

PUT A WOMAN ON A PEDESTAL Announces Final Evening Of Plays Photo PUT A WOMAN ON A PEDESTAL Announces Final Evening Of Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2021

Celebrating the stories of statue-worthy women are seven new plays in monologue form that will be performed virtually on Friday, June 18 at 7 pm (EDT) as a part of Put A Woman On A Pedestal, a StatueFest of theatrical works.

BWW Interview: Stephanie Shroyer's Prowess On Display In L.A. Theatre, Classrooms & W Photo BWW Interview: Stephanie Shroyer's Prowess On Display In L.A. Theatre, Classrooms & WONDERLAND
by Gil Kaan - May 24, 2021

A Noise Within (ANW) will premiere their filmed staging of ALICE IN WONDERLAND streaming May 27, 2021. This Lewis Carroll classic, adapted by Eva Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus, was actually the last live production mounted on the ANW stage when theatres shut down last March. Stephanie Shroyer, who directed and conceived this Spring 2020 production, graciously agreed to answer a few of my queries.

Full Cast and Crew Announced For ALICE IN WONDERLAND From A Noise Within Photo Full Cast and Crew Announced For ALICE IN WONDERLAND From A Noise Within
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2021

A Noise Within will release its second high-quality film of a stage production this spring: Alice in Wonderland‚ÄĒremounting the beloved production from Spring 2020‚ÄĒwritten by Eva Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus and originally directed and conceived by Stephanie Shroyer.

PUT A WOMAN ON A PEDESTAL to Honor Women with Evening of Virtual Monologues Photo PUT A WOMAN ON A PEDESTAL to Honor Women with Evening of Virtual Monologues
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021

Put a Woman on a Pedestal will honor two dozen women with statues in a virtual evening of original monologues. Statue-worthy women will be the subjects of six plays in monologue form on Friday, May 21 at 7 pm (EDT) on Zoom.

StatueFest Two Presents New Monologues as Part of 'Put A Woman On A Pedestal' Photo StatueFest Two Presents New Monologues as Part of 'Put A Woman On A Pedestal'
by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2021

Six playwrights depict their choices of statue-worthy women in StatueFest Two on Friday, April 16 at 7 pm EDT in a series of monologues. The readings, on Zoom, are part of a series to Put A Woman On A Pedestal.

Eva Le Gallienne Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Joshua Ellis Shares True Stories of a Broadway Press Agent in CALL MY PUBLICIST!
by Randy Rainbow - Apr 26, 2015

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director), as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, presented CALL MY PUBLICIST! - The Starry Education of a Broadway Press Agent, written and performed by Joshua Ellis. This premiere reading, directed by Gretchen Cryer was presented earlier this month at The York Theatre Company. BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive highlights from the special night below!

STAGE TUBE: Christopher Plummer, Des McAnuff Talk CTG's A WORD OR TWO on Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2014

Academy Award, Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Christopher Plummer takes the stage for 16 performances only in a Center Theatre Group special event, "A Word or Two," which opened at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Written and arranged by Plummer and directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, "A Word or Two" is presented in association with the Stratford Festival of Canada and continues through February 9, 2014. Click below to watch interviews with Plummer and McAnuff on opening night!

BWW TV Exclusive: Director to Director! Jack O'Brien Talks His New Memoir- 'Jack Be Nimble' with Richard Jay-Alexander; Plus Scoop on HOUDINI, THE NANCE & More
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Jun 18, 2013

Three-time Tony winning director Jack O'Brien's memoir 'Jack Be Nimble: The Accidental Education of an Unintentional Director' will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on June 18, 2013. For Jack O'Brien, there's nothing like a first encounter with a great performer, nothing like the sound of an audience bursting into applause. In short, there's nothing like the theater. In the special interview below, director Richard Jay-Alexander chats with his friend about what fans can expect from the new book. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/9- EXIT THE KING
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2012

Today in 1968, Exit the King opened at the Lyceum Theatre where it ran for 47 performances. The revival opened on Broadway in a limited engagement at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, with previews starting March 7, 2009, opening March 26, and closing June 14. Directed by Armfield, the cast stars Geoffrey Rush (who won a Tony Award for his performance), Susan Sarandon, William Sadler, Andrea Martin, Lauren Ambrose and Brian Hutchison. It had previously been produced on Broadway by the APA-Phoenix Repertory Company, directed by Ellis Rabb and starred Richard Easton as the King, Patricia Conolly as Queen Marie, Eva Le Gallienne as Queen Marguerite, and Pamela Payton-Wright as Juliette.


Eva Le Gallienne Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Eva Le Gallienne been in?
Eva Le Gallienne has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Eva Le Gallienne been in?
Eva Le Gallienne has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Eva Le Gallienne been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for To Grandmother's House We Go , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for To Grandmother's House We Go , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Special Award Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Royal Family and Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) .

What awards has Eva Le Gallienne won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Special Award Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Royal Familyand Special Tony Award (Tony Awards).