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Katharine Hepburn

Also Credited As: Katherine Burns
 
Date of Birth: May 12, 1907
Date of Death: June 29, 2003 (96)

Birth Place: Hartford, CT, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1981
Margaret Mary Elderdice
  [Broadway]
1976
Mrs. Basil
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1971
Coco Chanel
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Coco Chanel
  [Broadway]
1952
The Lady
  [Broadway]
1950
Rosalind
  [Broadway]
1942
Jamie Coe Rowan
  [Broadway]
1939
Tracy Samatha Lord
  [Broadway]
1933
Stella Surrege
  [Broadway]
1932
Antiope
  [Broadway]
1930
Judy Bottle
  [Broadway]
1928
Veronica Sims

Photos

Katharine Hepburn & Dick Cavett Photo

Katharine Hepburn & Dick Cavett

From: 
Date:
04/04/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1981
Margaret Mary Elderdice

  [Broadway]
1976
Mrs. Basil

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1971
Coco Chanel

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Coco Chanel

  [Broadway]
1952
The Lady

  [Broadway]
1950
Rosalind

  [Broadway]
1942
Jamie Coe Rowan

  [Broadway]
1939
Tracy Samatha Lord

  [Broadway]
1933
Stella Surrege

  [Broadway]
1932
Antiope

  [Broadway]
1930
Judy Bottle

  [Broadway]
1928
Veronica Sims


Katharine Hepburn Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Katharine Hepburn , The West Side Waltz
 
Tony Awards - 1970 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Katharine Hepburn, Coco

Katharine Hepburn News

Theatricum Botanicum to Present New Revival of THE WEST SIDE WALTZ Photo Theatricum Botanicum to Present New Revival of THE WEST SIDE WALTZ
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Forty-one years after its premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre,¬†Will Geer‚Äôs Theatricum Botanicum will present¬†the¬†world premiere¬†of an ‚Äúall new‚ÄĚ revival of¬†The West Side Waltz¬†by Academy Award-winning writer¬†Ernest Thompson¬†(On Golden Pond).

Josh Rouse Shares New Single 'Stick Around' Off Forthcoming Album 'Going Places' Photo Josh Rouse Shares New Single 'Stick Around' Off Forthcoming Album 'Going Places'
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022

Josh Rouse shares the new single ‚ÄúStick Around‚ÄĚ off his forthcoming album Going Places. Inspired by the groovy American and English music of the 1970‚Äôs, the song is punctuated with an unexpected Memphis-style horn line. Plus, check out upcoming tour dates now!

Charl Brown in SMOKEY & ME at The Kate Photo Charl Brown in SMOKEY & ME at The Kate
by - May 16, 2022

Special Offer - Charl Brown in Smokey & Me at The Kate

BWW Interview: David Dean Bottrell of DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE: A ONE MAN SHOW  Photo BWW Interview: David Dean Bottrell of DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE: A ONE MAN SHOW at The Triad
by Stephen Mosher - May 6, 2022

David Dean Bottrell is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the creation of his storytelling show and the audiences are there for it. Braodway World Cabaret chats with the multi-hyphenate about his life and work and the show DAVID DEAN BOTTRELL MAKES LOVE.

World Premiere of DINNER AND CAKE & More Announced for Everyman Theatre's 2022/2023 S Photo World Premiere of DINNER AND CAKE & More Announced for Everyman Theatre's 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

The seven-play season marks the organization’s 32nd, with a varied roster featuring stories from a wide range of playwrights and perspectives. The distinctive, LIVE theatre experience for Everyman patrons offers more access through both in-person and digital opportunities. 

World Premiere of LOVE AMONG THE RUINS & More Announced for Laguna Playhouse 2022-202 Photo World Premiere of LOVE AMONG THE RUINS & More Announced for Laguna Playhouse 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Laguna Playhouse has announced its 2022-2023 Season of Shows! Their season begins with the most successful new Canadian play of the last decade, the hilariously heartwarming KIM’S CONVENIENCE.

World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET & More Announced for Arena Stage 2022-2023 Season Photo World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET & More Announced for Arena Stage 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Beginning with a world-premiere musical in summer 2022, the upcoming season features two new Power Plays, a classic romantic comedy, a timely new drama, a quirky cult musical and a landmark work of the American theater.

BWW Review: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER is a Feast at Desert Theatreworks. Photo BWW Review: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER is a Feast at Desert Theatreworks.
by Audrey Liebross - Apr 27, 2022

Desert Theatreworks has mounted another must-see production with GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, Todd Kreidler's stage adaptation of the beloved Spencer Tracy - Katherine Hepburn motion picture. The direction, the acting, and the technical design and execution of the comedic drama are first-rate.

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Marc Cohn Photo The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Marc Cohn
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2022

GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn brings his soulful blues sound to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 8 p.m.  

Washington DC's Historic National Theatre Foundation Adds New Board Members Photo Washington DC's Historic National Theatre Foundation Adds New Board Members
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022

Washington DC's oldest continuously operating theatre, The National Theatre has added four distinguished new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the theatre's Board are private equity pioneer Daryn Dodson, longtime non-profit and arts leader Peter Jablow, innovative advertising and marketing executive Jean Komendera, and civic leader and two-term Washington DC Mayor, Anthony A. Williams.

Katharine Hepburn Videos

Photos/Video: First Look at Playhouse on the Square's ON GOLDEN POND VideoPhotos/Video: First Look at Playhouse on the Square's ON GOLDEN POND
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2019

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with An Anonymous Company and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, present the theatre classic originally produced in the New Apollo Theatre and the Century Theatre in 1979, running for 382 performances.

VIDEO: First Look at 42nd Street Moon's 110 IN THE SHADE VideoVIDEO: First Look at 42nd Street Moon's 110 IN THE SHADE
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) has announced the full cast and creative team for Moon's next production, the 8-Time Tony Award-nominated musical 110 IN THE SHADE. Based N. Richard Nash's acclaimed 1954 play THE RAINMAKER (the basis for the 1956 film starring Burt Lancaster and Katharine Hepburn), 110 IN THE SHADE features music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones (THE FANTASTICKS), and a book by Nash adapted from his own play. 42nd Street Moon's production of 110 IN THE SHADE runs from April 24 - May 12, 2019 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111). The press opening will take place on Saturday, April 27 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $30 - $75 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: SWEET CHARITY VideoThrowing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: SWEET CHARITY
by Ben Rimalower - Apr 12, 2019

Like the rest of you, I've spent this week obsessing over 'Fosse Verdon' on FX and especially Gwen Verdon, played brilliantly on the series by Michelle Williams, in a performance that makes you want to reinvestigate what made Gwen so great. Sweet Charity is the perfect place to start. Gwen became a star and won her first Tony in a featured role in Can Can and she gained worldwide acclaim (and number 2 in a total of four Tonys) as Lola in Damn Yankees on stage and screen and of course there were many other shows and movies and TV appearances, but Sweet Charity was the show Bob Fosse (and Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon) created just for her. She may have lost the Tony to Angela Lansbury in Mame, but Gwen got that iconic poster and all those songs.

VIDEO: Watch All New Trailer For SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD VideoVIDEO: Watch All New Trailer For SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2018

VIDEO: Watch All New Trailer For SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD

VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME Starring Melissa McCarthy VideoVIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME Starring Melissa McCarthy
by Macon Prickett - Mar 26, 2018

Melissa McCarthy stars in the adaptation of the memoir CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?, the true story of best-selling celebrity biographer (and friend to cats) Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) who made her living in the 1970's and 80's profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E. Grant).

VIDEO: On This Day, May 12; Happy Birthday, Katharine Hepburn
by Stage Tube - May 12, 2017

Today we celebrate the birthday of the most iconic actress of her generation, the legendary Katharine Hepburn.

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Return to 'Norma Desmond' on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 23, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Glenn Close, star of SUNSET BOULEVARD on Broadway, shared a framed letter she received from her idol, Hollywood icon Katharine Hepburn.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jarrod Spector, Ana Gasteyer & More to Perform on New Series THE KATE
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 2, 2016

A lively and original new national music series, THE KATE, pays homage to the series' muse and namesake, Katharine Hepburn, evoking the high-spirited charisma and iconoclastic essence of the cultural icon by featuring a dynamic lineup of vibrant artists who have something to say and share it during their performances.

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.

VIDEO: Jane Fonda Talks New Series 'Grace and Frankie' on LATE NIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - May 13, 2015

Jane Fonda stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talk about her new Netflix series 'Grace and Frankie.' The actress also discusses working with the great Katharine Hepburn in the film 'On Golden Pond.'


Katharine Hepburn Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Katharine Hepburn been in?
Katharine Hepburn has appeared on Broadway in 11 shows.

How many West End shows has Katharine Hepburn been in?
Katharine Hepburn has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Katharine Hepburn been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The West Side Waltz and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Coco .