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Ginger Rogers

 

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Production, 1969
Mame Dennis
  [US Tour]
3rd National Tour, 1967
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1959
Performer
  [Broadway]
1951
Ruth Gage
Valerie King
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1930
Molly Gray
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1929
Babs Green

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1985]
Director

Photos

Eloise Kropp and Luke Hawkins performing a classic Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers tap Photo

Eloise Kropp and Luke Hawkins performing a classic Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers tap dance at the Dancers For Good Benefit 2019. Photo by Shin Kurokawa.

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Date:
07/28/2019
Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton Photo

Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton

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Date:
08/14/2015
Darien Crago  and Erika Amato Photo

Darien Crago and Erika Amato

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08/14/2015
Jeremy Benton and Darien Crago Photo

Jeremy Benton and Darien Crago

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08/14/2015
Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton Photo

Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton

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08/14/2015

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Production, 1969
Mame Dennis

  [US Tour]
3rd National Tour, 1967
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1959
Performer

  [Broadway]
1951
Ruth Gage

Valerie King

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1930
Molly Gray

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1929
Babs Green

Productions

Director






Ginger Rogers News

Jonny Labey Will Star as Jerry Travers in TOP HAT at The Mill at Sonning Photo Jonny Labey Will Star as Jerry Travers in TOP HAT at The Mill at Sonning
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

Following a summer season as young newly wed lawyer Paul in Neil Simon's classic comedy 'Barefoot on the Park', Jonny Labey ('Strictly Ballroom' in the West End, BBC 'EastEnders') will star as Jerry Travers in the return of their critically acclaimed 2021 tap-tastic production of 'Top Hat'.

Buy Tickets Now for Amy Spanger's Concert at Birdland Theater Photo Buy Tickets Now for Amy Spanger's Concert at Birdland Theater
by Grace Cutler - Aug 5, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER will present Amy Spanger – the acclaimed Broadway, television and film actress – in a special concert on Monday, August 22 at 8:30 PM.

New Tickets Are on Sale in Sydney For RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA Photo New Tickets Are on Sale in Sydney For RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

New tickets are on sale this week for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella which will waltz into Sydney's Lyric Theatre in October. Pre-sales for tickets up to 8 January 2023 have begun and general public sales commence Friday 5 August.

Review: GOD OF CARNAGE at The Cape Playhouse Photo Review: GOD OF CARNAGE at The Cape Playhouse
by Kristen Morale - Jul 26, 2022

The Cape Playhouse, the longest-running professional summer theater in the country, continues its exciting 2022 season with its current production of the international comedy sensation, God of Carnage. 

Carol Welsman Releases New Single 'Pick Yourself Up' Photo Carol Welsman Releases New Single 'Pick Yourself Up'
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022

Since being introduced in the 1936 musical 'Swing Time,' the song has been recorded over the years by greats including Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O’Day, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, and Gregory Porter. Nat King Cole first popularized the song and Welsman targeted Cole’s 1962 recording of “Pick Yourself Up” with George Shearing as her definitive template.

Final Tickets On Sale This Week For CINDERELLA at QPAC Next Month Photo Final Tickets On Sale This Week For CINDERELLA at QPAC Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

Final tickets are on sale this week for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella which will waltz into Brisbane's Lyric Theatre, QPAC next month on 5 August for a limited season. Pre-sales for tickets up to 3 September are available now and general public sales from Friday 15 July.

Review: 42ND STREET at Music Theatre Wichita, Century II Concert Hall Photo Review: 42ND STREET at Music Theatre Wichita, Century II Concert Hall
by Paula Makar - Jul 4, 2022

After a two year hiatus, Music Theatre Wichita is FINALLY back in the Century II Concert Hall and Wichita Theatregoers couldn’t be happier! There was no better way to celebrate the return than an incredible performance of 42nd Street! I’m sad the show didn’t run another week, and sadder still if you didn’t get to see it. For those who did, it was nothing short of magnificent!

Peninsula International Dance Festival Set For Next Month Photo Peninsula International Dance Festival Set For Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2022

In celebration of Peninsula Ballet Theatre's 55th anniversary season, the company today announced the launch of a significant new dance initiative, the Peninsula International Dance Festival (PIDF), scheduled for two performances Saturday, July 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 17 at 2 p.m. at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center, 600 North Delaware Street.

BWW Interview: Chatting with Minnesota Native and Former Miss America Dorothy Benham Photo BWW Interview: Chatting with Minnesota Native and Former Miss America Dorothy Benham
by Jared Fessler - Jun 10, 2022

Dorothy Benham is a Minnesota native and is a former Miss Minnesota and Miss America. Dorthy made her Broadway debut in 'Jerome Robbins Broadway.' She is a trained singer and has a book out titled 'The Bastard Queen.'

BWW Interview: Debbie Wileman of HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY JUDY GARLAND! Photo BWW Interview: Debbie Wileman of HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY JUDY GARLAND!
by Stephen Mosher - May 31, 2022

What started as a way to reach people during the pandemic has turned into a blessing for singing actress Debbie Wileman, as well as the throngs of fans she picked up along the way. Debbie discusses her big adventure with Broadway World Cabaret.

Ginger Rogers Videos

VIDEO: Helen Mirren, Ian Mckellen Discuss Co-Starring In Their First Film Together on VideoVIDEO: Helen Mirren, Ian Mckellen Discuss Co-Starring In Their First Film Together on CBS THIS MORNING
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 12, 2019

Two icons of British acting, Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen, are appearing together for the first time in the new big-screen mystery, “The Good Liar”. They have won or been nominated for every major acting award for stage and screen. CBS THIS MORNING co-host Anthony Mason spoke to Mirren and McKellen in New York's Central Park.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The First UK Revival Of MAME Starring Tracie Bennett VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At The First UK Revival Of MAME Starring Tracie Bennett
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the first professional UK revival of Jerry Herman's much loved musical MAME with Tracie Bennett in the title role.

VIDEO: Lincoln Center Announces MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING 2018 Lineup VideoVIDEO: Lincoln Center Announces MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING 2018 Lineup
by Alan Henry - May 10, 2018

Today, Lincoln Center announced the 2018 season of Midsummer Night Swing, bringing people from all walks of life together to experience an array of sounds and dance styles from Tuesday, June 26 to Saturday, July 14, 2018. This iconic New York social dance party will feature 15 nights under the stars, with outdoor dance lessons and live performances paying tribute to the histories of Lindy hop, swing, mambo, salsa, blues, and more, while welcoming newcomers and dance pros alike to experience the joy of social dance.

Stop the Parade, They Want to Get On! Broadway's Best Tackle Dolly's Signature Song VideoStop the Parade, They Want to Get On! Broadway's Best Tackle Dolly's Signature Song
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2017

Jerry Herman's anthemic masterpiece, 'Before the Parade Passes By', has been the center of the title character's journey in the classic musical, Hello Dolly! for over fifty years. With it's determined spirit and pick-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps message, the song is a stand alone declaration of self-reliance, bravery, and freedom.

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Performers Pay Homage to the Golden Era of Movie Musicals
by Stage Tube - Dec 29, 2016

Broadway performers Deanna Doyle (Tuck Everlasting, Phantom of the Opera) and Netanel Bellaishe (Aladdin) just unveiled a new video nodding to classic movie musicals and honoring legends such as Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly, and Judy Garland. Watch Doyle & Bellaishe singing, dancing, and reminiscing about the glorious days of black and white and technicolor below!

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.

VIDEO: David Hyde Pierce Talks HELLO DOLLY, A LIFE & More on 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 18, 2016

David Hyde Pierce talked with Kelly Ripa and guest co-host Matt Bomer about his current Off-Broadway project, A LIFE, at Playwrights Horizons and his starring role in the upcoming production of HELLO DOLLY opposite, Bette Midler.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/31/16- Carol Channing
by Stage Tube - Jan 31, 2016

Happy Birthday Carol Channing! She is the recipient of three Tony Awards (including one for lifetime achievement), a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination. Channing is best remembered for originating, on Broadway, the musical-comedy roles of bombshell Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and matchmaking widow Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly! She also appeared in two New York revivals of Hello, Dolly!, and toured with it extensively throughout the United States. Channing also appeared in a number of movies, The First Traveling Sales Lady (1956) with Ginger Rogers, the cult film Skidoo and Thoroughly Modern Millie, opposite Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore.

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.

STAGE TUBE Flashback: Jerry's Girls! Broadway Legends Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, and Chita Rivera Rehearse Kennedy Center Performance
by Stage Tube - Jan 31, 2015

In honor of Tony Award-winner Carol Channing's birthday, BroadwayWorld brings you a special Broadway flashback! Below, check out three Broadway legends rehearsing their notes backstage at the Kennedy Center Honors in preparation to tribute friend and honoree, the great Composer/Lyricist Jerry Herman.


Ginger Rogers Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ginger Rogers been in?
Ginger Rogers has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Ginger Rogers been in?
Ginger Rogers has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Ginger Rogers's first West End show?
Ginger Rogers's first West End show was Mame which opened in 1969