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Marilyn Monroe

 
Bio:
Marilyn’s performance as Claudia Caswell in All About Eve (starring Bette Davis) earned her praise and brought her from minor roles to larger ones. From then on Marilyn worked steadily in movies such as: Let’s Make It Legal, As Young As You Feel, Monkey Business and Don’t Bother to Knock. It ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Marilyn’s performance as Claudia Caswell in All About Eve (starring Bette Davis) earned her praise and brought her from minor roles to larger ones. From then on Marilyn worked steadily in movies such as: Let’s Make It Legal, As Young As You Feel, Monkey Business and Don’t Bother to Knock. It ... (read complete bio)
 

Marilyn Monroe Biography

Marilyn’s performance as Claudia Caswell in All About Eve (starring Bette Davis) earned her praise and brought her from minor roles to larger ones. From then on Marilyn worked steadily in movies such as: Let’s Make It Legal, As Young As You Feel, Monkey Business and Don’t Bother to Knock. It was her performance in 1953’s Niagara, however, that delivered her to stardom. Marilyn played Rose Loomis, a beautiful young wife who plots to kill her older, jealous husband (Joseph Cotten).

Marilyn’s success in Niagara was followed with lead roles in the wildly popular Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (co-starring Jane Russell) and How to Marry a Millionaire (co-starring Lauren Bacall and Betty Grable). Photoplay magazine voted Marilyn the Best New Actress of 1953, and at 27 years old she was undeniably the best-loved blonde bombshell in Hollywood.

On June 29, 1956, Marilyn wed playwright Arthur Miller. While they were married, Arthur wrote the part of Roslyn Taber in 1961’s The Misfits especially for Marilyn. The movie co-starred Clark Gable and Montgomery Clift. Sadly, the marriage between Marilyn and Arthur ended on January 20, 1961, and The Misfits was to be Marilyn’s (and Gable’s) last completed film.

She died on August 5, 1962.





Marilyn Monroe News

Jessica Vosk To Lead GET HAPPY: A JUDY GARLAND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION At Carnegie Hal Photo Jessica Vosk To Lead GET HAPPY: A JUDY GARLAND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION At Carnegie Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2022

On Monday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m., Carnegie Hall presents Get Happy: A Judy Garland Centennial Celebration featuring Broadway stars Jessica Vosk alongside Andy Karl. Written by Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins, and directed by Michael Arden with Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Get Happy celebrates the life and artistry of the legendary Judy Garland.

ENNIO: THE LIVING PAPER CARTOON Comes to Club Fugazi in January Photo ENNIO: THE LIVING PAPER CARTOON Comes to Club Fugazi in January
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2022

The art of living origami meets hilarious theatre magic when Club Fugazi presents Ennio: The Living Paper Cartoon, co-produced by Club Fugazi Experiences, Glynis Henderson Productions, and Jonathan Reinis Productions, making its triumphant return to San Francisco after an 11-year absence, with a limited engagement, January 10 through February 5, 2023.

The Actors Studio to Host Three Special 75th Anniversary Events in December Photo The Actors Studio to Host Three Special 75th Anniversary Events in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Starting this week, The Actors Studio will continue its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights. In December, the legendary studio will open its doors to the public for with three special events, each free and open to the public.

Mariah Carey Joins the Producing Team of SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway Photo Mariah Carey Joins the Producing Team of SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Grammy-winning and best-selling female recording artist of all time Mariah Carey has signed on as a co-producer of the new musical comedy SOME LIKE IT HOT, now playing at the Shubert Theatre.

Art Basel Season Kicks Off With LADY LIBERTY: A BONNIE LAUTENBERG RETROSPECTIVE at th Photo Art Basel Season Kicks Off With LADY LIBERTY: A BONNIE LAUTENBERG RETROSPECTIVE at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 22, 2022

The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU kicks off Art Basel Season in Miami Beach with the premiere of the new exhibition Lady Liberty: A Bonnie Lautenberg Retrospective (November 16 through March 26).

The Actors Studio Hosts Three Special 75th Anniversary Events This December Photo The Actors Studio Hosts Three Special 75th Anniversary Events This December
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

This December, The Actors Studio continues its 75th Anniversary celebration as the world's most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors and playwrights. The legendary studio, located at 432 West 44th Street, will open its doors to the public for with three special events, each free and open to the public.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Stages World Premiere Of I DWELL IN POSSIBILITY: EMILY  Photo Tennessee Shakespeare Company Stages World Premiere Of I DWELL IN POSSIBILITY: EMILY DICKINSON EMERGES
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2022

Tennessee Shakespeare Company hosts the “Belle of Amherst” on its Owen and Margaret Wellford Tabor Stage as she shares her poetic relationship to isolation, nature, literature, and love, in the world premiere of I Dwell in Possibility: Emily Dickinson Emerges. 

Immersive THE GREAT GATSBY To Make American Debut This March Photo Immersive THE GREAT GATSBY To Make American Debut This March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2022

Following a record-breaking seven year run in the United Kingdom, Immersive Everywhere’s critically acclaimed immersive production of The Great Gatsby, created and directed by Alexander Wright, will make its New York debut at The Gatsby Mansion at the Park Central Hotel New York (870 Seventh Avenue), a Highgate managed hotel.

Adelaide Festival Announces 2023 Program Photo Adelaide Festival Announces 2023 Program
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

The 38th Adelaide Festival, to be launched this Wednesday 9 November, at Adelaide Town Hall and via livestream offers a total of 52 events in theatre, music, opera, dance, media and visual arts, including major festivals-within-the-festival Adelaide Writers' Week, UKARIA Chamber Landscapes and WOMADelaide – over 17 days and nights from Friday 3 to Sunday 19 March.

The Actors Studio to Welcome the Public Inside its Doors for ACTORS STUDIO IN PROCESS Photo The Actors Studio to Welcome the Public Inside its Doors for ACTORS STUDIO IN PROCESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022

The Actors Studio, now celebrating 75 years as the world’s most celebrated and influential membership association for professional actors, directors & playwrights, will open its doors to the public to observe “Actors Studio In Process” on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 at 7PM.

Marilyn Monroe Videos

VIDEO: Bob Mackie Talks His Legendary Career and New Book on Backstage Live with Rich Videoplay
VIDEO: Bob Mackie Talks His Legendary Career and New Book on Backstage Live with Richard Ridge

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 17, 2021

The Art of Bob Mackie is the first-ever comprehensive and fully authorized book showcasing Mackie's work, from his early days as a sketch artist for the legendary Edith Head at Paramount to his current, cutting-edge costumes for pop stars and line of accessible, wearable clothing for QVC. In addition to hundreds of glorious photos and dozens of dishy recollections from Mackie and his many muses, this gorgeous volume features never-before-seen sketches from throughout his prolific career. Watch as Mackie reminisces about his extensive career and reflects on the new book!

VIDEO: Eureka! Talks WOMEN BEHIND BARS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch No Videoplay
VIDEO: Eureka! Talks WOMEN BEHIND BARS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 12, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with star of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, Eureka!, who is now starring in Women Behind Bars, now available to stream on www.broadwayhd.com.

Broadway Rewind: Watch Megan Hilty & Katharine McPhee Film Scene from Season One of S Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: Watch Megan Hilty & Katharine McPhee Film Scene from Season One of SMASH in 2011!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2020

Bombshell, the show-within-the-show about the life of Marilyn Monroe, was the focus of NBC's Smash, which premiered in February 2012. To celebrate tonight's big event, we're flashing back to our very first on set visit in 2011. Watch as Megan Hilty and Katharine McPhee take to Times Square to film 'Cheers (Drink to That)' from Season 1, Episode 9!

BWW TV: Watch Sneak Peek of BOMBSHELL Concert- Tomorrow at 8pm! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Sneak Peek of BOMBSHELL Concert- Tomorrow at 8pm!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, The Actors Fund in association with PEOPLE will present a special one-night-only streaming event: 'Bombshell in Concert' (captured in 2015), featuring a reunion of original cast members from the NBC series 'Smash.' This special event will stream Wednesday, May 20 at 8:00 PM ET. Can't wait for Wednesday? Check out highlights from the 2015 concert!

VIDEO: Renée Taylor Recalls Jack Paar in MY LIFE ON A DIET Videoplay
VIDEO: Renée Taylor Recalls Jack Paar in MY LIFE ON A DIET

by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2019

Emmy Award-winning actress and writer Renée Taylor a?" known to millions as Fran Fine's food obsessed mother, Sylvia, on a?oeThe Nannya?? a?" will bring her comedy smash MY LIFE ON A DIET to George Street Playhouse beginning this Tuesday, November 19th. Called a?oefascinating, lighthearted and spicya?? by The New York Times, MY LIFE ON A DIET, an autobiographical comedy written by Ms. Taylor and her late husband Joseph Bologna, had an enormously successful run last season Off-Broadway under the direction of Mr. Bologna. In this brief performance video, Renée shares a priceless anecdote about legendary (pre-Carson) a?oeTonight Showa?? host Jack Paar:

Starcrawler Announces Sophomore LP DEVOUR YOU Videoplay
Starcrawler Announces Sophomore LP DEVOUR YOU

by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 1, 2019

To kick off the album announcement, Starcrawler share the heavy, swinging and brutally catchy “Bet My Brains” alongside its manic and murderous music video. “That song came from thinking about the tunnel people in New York and Vegas and the Catacombs in France, and the underground village of people who live in the sewers of the L.A. River,” says de Wilde. “I was fascinated with the fact that there is a whole other world happening right under our feet.” Guitarist and vocalist Henri Cash adds: “Arrow and I hadn't even talked about it yet, but I'd already written something about the same thing—about how these people's eyes adapt to pitch-blackness, and they end up going crazy from never seeing the sunlight.” Check out the song and the Jellyclaw-directed video below!

VIDEO: On This Day, February 15- Remembering Ethel Merman Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, February 15- Remembering Ethel Merman

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019

Ethel Merman was a Broadway institution known as the 'undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage.' After being discovered by Vinton Freedley as a singer at Brooklyn's Paramount movie theatre, she was signed to star in the Gershwin's new Broadway hit GIRL CRAZY where she stopped the show nightly with her performance of 'I Got Rhythm'.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 6- SMASH Brings Musical Theatre Drama to NBC Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, February 6- SMASH Brings Musical Theatre Drama to NBC

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 6, 2019

SMASH is a musical drama that celebrates the beauty and heartbreak of the Broadway theater as it follows a cross-section of dreamers and schemers who all have one common desire - to be a Broadway star.

THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE Returns To Sydney Videoplay
THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE Returns To Sydney

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 25, 2019

Jim Cartwright's multi-award winning The Rise and Fall of Little Voice is coming back to Sydney and the cast and crew recently threw open the doors to the rehearsal room for an exclusive look at the brand new production ahead of its premiere on 5 February.

BWW TV: Ruby Lewis Croons in MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL at the Composer's Showcase Videoplay
BWW TV: Ruby Lewis Croons in MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL at the Composer's Showcase

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 17, 2018

Marilyn! The New Musical, an original musical based on the life of Marilyn Monroe recently made its world premiere in Las Vegas. The show will opened at Paris Las Vegas on June 1, just in time for Marilyn's birthday. Get a peek at the production below as star Ruby Lewis performs the 11 o'clock number!