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Lauren Bacall

 
Date of Birth: September 16, 1924 (97)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [New York]
New York Concert, 2003
Host
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Lotta Bainbridge
  [Broadway]
Angela Lansbury Tribute Benefit, 1996
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1981
Tess Harding [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Tess Harding
  [Broadway]
1979
Performer
  [West End]
London Production, 1972
Margo Channing
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Margo Channing
  [Broadway]
1965
Stephanie
  [Broadway]
1959
Charlie

Photos

Kristen Smith Davis as Lauren Bacall, Jeffry Denman as Errol Flynn, Matt Crowle as Al Photo

Kristen Smith Davis as Lauren Bacall, Jeffry Denman as Errol Flynn, Matt Crowle as Al Jolson, and Darien Crago as Bette Davis

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09/19/2019
Lauren Bacall and Phyllis Newman attend the Opening night performance of 'West Side S Photo

Lauren Bacall and Phyllis Newman attend the Opening night performance of 'West Side Story' in New York City, February 14, 1980.

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09/16/2019
Lauren Bacall & Phyllis Newman arriving for the Opening Night Performance of LOVEMUSI Photo

Lauren Bacall & Phyllis Newman arriving for the Opening Night Performance of LOVEMUSIK at the Biltmore Theatre in New York City..May 3, 2007.

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09/16/2019
Lauren Bacall, Phyllis Newman and Adolf Green attend the Opening night performance of Photo

Lauren Bacall, Phyllis Newman and Adolf Green attend the Opening night performance of 'West Side Story' in New York City, February 14, 1980.

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Date:
09/16/2019
Phyllis Newman with her daughter Amanda Green (Lyrics) & Lauren Bacall.attending the  Photo

Phyllis Newman with her daughter Amanda Green (Lyrics) & Lauren Bacall.attending the Opening Night Performance of the New Broadway Musical HIGH FIDELITY at the Imperial Theatre in New York City..December 7, 2006.

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09/16/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
New York Concert, 2003
Host

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Lotta Bainbridge

  [Broadway]
Angela Lansbury Tribute Benefit, 1996
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1981
Tess Harding [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Tess Harding

  [Broadway]
1979
Performer

  [West End]
London Production, 1972
Margo Channing

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Margo Channing

  [Broadway]
1965
Stephanie

  [Broadway]
1959
Charlie


Lauren Bacall Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Lauren Bacall , Woman of the Year
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Outstanding Performances Gold Star
Lauren Bacall, Applause
 
Tony Awards - 1970 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Lauren Bacall, Applause

Lauren Bacall News

Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - fea Photo Feature: The 101 GREATEST YACHT ROCK SONGS OF ALL TIME for Your Summer Playlist - featuring Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross and Steely Dan
by Peter Nason - Jun 16, 2022

Reviewer Peter Nason counts down the greatest 101 YACHT ROCK HITS for your summertime listening pleasure.

Donald Pippin, Broadway Music Director, Conductor & Songwriter Passes Away at 95 Photo Donald Pippin, Broadway Music Director, Conductor & Songwriter Passes Away at 95
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022

Broadway music director, conductor, arranger, and songwriter Donald Pippin has passed away at 95. Pippin's work included his notable collaborations with Jerry Herman, including Mame and La Cage aux Folles. 

Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today Photo Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

It's today! Award-winning vocalist Ann Kittredge's debut recording reIMAGINE, a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined and produced by award-winning songwriter and record producer Paul Rolnick, is available on all digital platforms as of today, May 16, 2022.

Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Th Photo Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

In celebration of her soon to be released album¬†Ann Kittredge:reIMAGINE(Jazzheads, Inc./King Kozmo Music), a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined, Ms. Kittredge, will appear at¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Thursday, May 26th at 7pm.

BWW Review: Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age (In the Best Way) ‚Ä"¬†Dr. Phillips Ce Photo BWW Review: Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age (In the Best Way) ‚Ä"¬†Dr. Phillips Center
by Aaron Wallace - Apr 4, 2022

The biggest draw to an evening with Alan Cumming may be just that: it’s an evening with Alan Cumming, a playful and energetic personality you like right away. His easy wit and effortless charm create an atmosphere that feels distinctly personal and intimate, even a thousand miles south of Club Cumming...

BWW Exclusive: Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso Release New Lyric Video for '42nd Street' Photo BWW Exclusive: Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso Release New Lyric Video for '42nd Street'
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2022

Club44 Records¬†will release a new lyric video for the classic song ‚Äú42nd Street‚ÄĚ from The Sunday Set, the new album from Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso on Tuesday, April 5 and BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first look!

JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY Special Edition to Celebrate New Album THE SUNDAY SET Photo JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY Special Edition to Celebrate New Album THE SUNDAY SET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

In addition to welcoming the usual lineup of stellar performers from around the city, this show will help celebrate The Sunday Set, the new album from Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso, recorded live at The Birdland Theater and recently released by Club44 Records.

BWW Review: LEE ROY REAMS GOODBYE, KENTUCKY! HELLO, BROADWAY! Puts The Show In Show B Photo BWW Review: LEE ROY REAMS GOODBYE, KENTUCKY! HELLO, BROADWAY! Puts The Show In Show Business At Feinstein's 54/Below
by Bobby Patrick - Mar 11, 2022

Should you see LEE ROY REAMS: GOODBYE, KENTUCKY! HELLO, BROADWAY! You bet your sweet rainbow bottoms you should and the good news is - no matter where you are, YOU CAN. Get Tickets to tonight’s Live Stream

Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Return to Bemelmans at The Carlyle Hotel Photo Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Return to Bemelmans at The Carlyle Hotel
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022

For the tenth year in a row, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch return to Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel with their evening of swinging standards on Sundays, March 13, 20, 27, May 1, 22 and 29, from 9pm to midnight.  Bassist Steve Doyle will once again join the duo. 

Shoba Narayan, Tyce Green, Lee Roy Reams & More This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Shoba Narayan, Tyce Green, Lee Roy Reams & More This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Lauren Bacall Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND at New York City Center VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND at New York City Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2019

Harry Townsend's Last Stand¬†(www.HarryTownsendsLastStand.com)¬†a new play written by¬†George Eastman¬†(The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange)¬†and directed by¬†Karen Carpenter¬†(Love, Loss and What I Wore; Handle With Care), is currently playing at¬†New York¬†City Center Stage II¬†(131 West 55th¬†Street between 6th¬†and 7th¬†Avenues) and is produced¬† by¬†Dennis Grimaldi¬†(A Gentlemen's Guide...; Love Letters,¬†Angels in America, Other People's Money). Starring¬†Three time¬†Tony¬ģ Award Nominee and¬†Tony¬ģ Award winner,¬†Len Cariou¬† (title role in¬†Sweeney Todd;¬†A Little Night Music¬†with Glynis Johns and Hermione Gingold;¬†Applause¬†starring Lauren Bacall; 'Blue Bloods') and¬†Craig Bierko¬†(Tony¬ģ Award¬† and Drama Desk Award nominee,¬†Music Man; 'The Long Kiss Goodnight, 'UnREAL,' 'Blue Bloods'),¬†Harry Townsend's Last Stand¬†opens¬†Tomorrow,¬†Wednesday,¬†December 4.

BWW TV: Len Cariou, Craig Bierko & More Explain What HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Is A VideoBWW TV: Len Cariou, Craig Bierko & More Explain What HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Is All About
by TV - Press Previews - Nov 11, 2019

Harry Townsend's Last Stand a new play written by George Eastman (The Snow Job; Bitter Exchange) and directed by Karen Carpenter will premiere at New York City Center Stage II.

Photo/Video: Get A First Look At The Broadway-Bound CAGNEY at Pioneer Theatre Company VideoPhoto/Video: Get A First Look At The Broadway-Bound CAGNEY at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Broadway-bound production of Cagney, based on the life of Academy Award¬ģ winner James Cagney, launches Pioneer Theatre Company's (Artistic Director, Karen Azenberg & Managing Director, Chris Massimine) season this Fall. Opening Friday, September 20, the limited engagement runs ¬†through October 5. Tickets are available as part of a season subscription package by calling (801) 581-6961 or by visiting pioneertheatre.org.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/7/16- Charles Strouse
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2016

Happy Birthday, Charles Strouse! Strouse's first Broadway musical was the 1960 hit Bye Bye Birdie, with lyrics by Lee Adams, who would become his long time collaborator. Following this was Golden Boy (1964, also with Adams), starring Sammy Davis, Jr. and It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman (1966, based on the popular comic strip) which introduced the song 'You've Got Possibilities' sung by Linda Lavin. In 1970, Applause (starring Lauren Bacall, with book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and lyrics by Adams) won Strouse his second Tony Award. In 1977, Strouse adapted another comic strip for the stage, creating the hit Annie, which garnered him his third Tony Award and two Grammy Awards. Other Strouse musicals include Charlie and Algernon (1979), Dance a Little Closer (1983, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner), Rags (1986), Nick & Nora (1993), and An American Tragedy (1995, with lyrics by David Shaber).

VIDEO: Josh Groban & Broadway Casts Perform 'In Memoriam' Tribute
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 7, 2015

Josh Groban performed 'You'll Never Walk Alone' from Carousel in tribute to members of the Broadway community who passed away this year

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/7/15- Charles Strouse
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2015

Happy Birthday, Charles Strouse! Strouse's first Broadway musical was the 1960 hit Bye Bye Birdie, with lyrics by Lee Adams, who would become his long time collaborator. Following this was Golden Boy (1964, also with Adams), starring Sammy Davis, Jr. and It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman (1966, based on the popular comic strip) which introduced the song 'You've Got Possibilities' sung by Linda Lavin. In 1970, Applause (starring Lauren Bacall, with book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and lyrics by Adams) won Strouse his second Tony Award. In 1977, Strouse adapted another comic strip for the stage, creating the hit Annie, which garnered him his third Tony Award and two Grammy Awards. Other Strouse musicals include Charlie and Algernon (1979), Dance a Little Closer (1983, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner), Rags (1986), Nick & Nora (1993), and An American Tragedy (1995, with lyrics by David Shaber).

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Snubbed? Watch OSCARS' In Memoriam Tribute
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 23, 2015

Last night's Academy Awards ceremony paid tribute to Hollywood's finest who passed away over the previous year.

VIDEO: TCM Remembers Film Greats Lost in 2014 - Mike Nichols, Lauren Bacall and More!
by Movies News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Turner Classic Movies just posted its annual remembrance of film industry contributors who passed away in 2014, including stage vets Mike Nichols, Lauren Bacall and more. Watch and pay your respects in the video below...

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Performs Tribute to Joan Rivers on Season Premiere of THE VIEW
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 15, 2014

Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth paid tribute to late comic Joan Rivers with a performance of 'Borrowed Angels,' on today's season premiere of ABC's THE VIEW. Check out the moving appearance below!

AUDIO: 'Judy Garland' Performs 'To Build a Home' from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2014

JudyCast.com has posted a new version of the legendary songstress taking on 'To Build A Home' from Jason Robert Brown's Tony-nominated show THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY on their YouTube channel - check it out below!


Lauren Bacall Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lauren Bacall been in?
Lauren Bacall has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

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

What was Lauren Bacall's first West End show?
Lauren Bacall's first West End show was Applause which opened in 1972

What awards has Lauren Bacall been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Woman of the Year Outstanding Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for Applause and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Applause .

What awards has Lauren Bacall won?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Woman of the Year Outstanding Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for Applauseand Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Applause.