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Martha Raye

 
Martha Raye Headshot
Date of Birth: August 27, 1916
Date of Death: October 19, 1994 (78)

Birth Place: Butte, MT, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1971
Pauline [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1940
Mamie
  [Broadway]
1934
A Baby Wampus
"He Just Beats a Tom Tom" Performer
"If It's Love" Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1971
Pauline [Replacement]

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

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1940
Mamie

  [Broadway]
1934
A Baby Wampus

"He Just Beats a Tom Tom" Performer

"If It's Love" Performer






Martha Raye News

ABC to Celebrate Norman Lear's 100th Birthday With Special Photo ABC to Celebrate Norman Lear's 100th Birthday With Special
by Michael Major - Jul 27, 2022

Honoring the life and legacy of storyteller, activist and philanthropist Norman Lear, ABC will present ‚ÄúNorman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter.‚ÄĚ The special will pay homage to the man behind some of television‚Äôs greatest stories and will feature a lineup of celebrity guests and musical performances to celebrate his 100th birthday.

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Presents HELLO, DOLLY! Photo Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Presents HELLO, DOLLY!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2022

She's sassy, smart, and spunky, and soon she'll be back at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. Suzanne Stark stars as the iconic Dolly Levi in the matchmaking musical Hello, Dolly! starting March 31. 

Way Off Broadway Will Say HELLO, DOLLY! This Spring Photo Way Off Broadway Will Say HELLO, DOLLY! This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2022

It has been a long time coming, but this spring The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will welcome the musical Hello, Dolly! to its stage. 

BWW Review: This ‚ÄúBeauty‚ÄĚ QUEEN Spins Laughs & Holds On To Her Crown In MISS RICH Photo BWW Review: This ‚ÄúBeauty‚ÄĚ QUEEN Spins Laughs & Holds On To Her Crown In MISS RICHFIELD 1981: 40 YEARS ON THE THRONE at The Triad
by Bobby Patrick - Oct 11, 2021

The hour and a half show, from which the Minnesota queen took really only 1 short break... left the audience breathless with laughter, and then, the moments where Miss R let the audience have it with her broad baritone voice left everyone breathless in another way...

Norman Lear Will Receive The Carol Burnett Award at the 78TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBES Photo Norman Lear Will Receive The Carol Burnett Award at the 78TH ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBES
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 28, 2021

Today the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced that Norman Lear will receive the Carol Burnett Award at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

Presidential Medal Of Freedom Awarded To Martha Raye For Her Service To The Troops To Photo Presidential Medal Of Freedom Awarded To Martha Raye For Her Service To The Troops To Be Auctioned
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2020

The Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded to Martha Raye for her USO performances in three wars will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on August 27, 2020.

BroadwayHD April Lineup Includes PIPPIN, FAME, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Photo BroadwayHD April Lineup Includes PIPPIN, FAME, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2020

BroadwayHD has announced its lineup for April.

BWW Review: A Jubilant  HELLO DOLLY! at Shea's Buffalo Theatre Photo BWW Review: A Jubilant HELLO DOLLY! at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Mar 11, 2020

Many may think that the heartwarming and brassy American musical comedy of yore with it's hummable tunes will never be seen again. That the days of star driven shows have dried up. The era when the names of Mary Martin, Ethel Merman, or Carol Channing all but guaranteed a hit musical. Now producers are wary of putting all of their eggs in one basket, relying on a star to stick with a show until it recoups it's investment. Happily...... no, joyously...... Broadway producer Scott Rudin was able to engage superstar Bette Midler for a year in the first revival of HELLO DOLLY! ever to happen on Broadway without Carol Channing

Fans & Famous Join Sid & Marty Krofft to Unveil Walk of Fame Star Photo Fans & Famous Join Sid & Marty Krofft to Unveil Walk of Fame Star
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 14, 2020

An estimated 150 fans camped out in front of the Funco Store on Hollywood Blvd to be on hand to help celebrate the careers of SID & MARTY KROFFT with a star on the world famous Hollywood Walk of Stars.

Norman Lear To Receive Britannia Award For Excellence In Television Photo Norman Lear To Receive Britannia Award For Excellence In Television
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 9, 2019

¬†The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce that five-time EMMY¬ģ-winning television pioneer Norman Lear will receive the¬†Britannia Award for Excellence in Television¬†at the 2019 British Academy Britannia Awards. He joins previously announced honorees Jackie Chan, who will receive the¬†Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment, Steve Coogan, who will receive the¬†Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy Presented by Jaguar Land Rover, Jane Fonda, who will receive the¬†Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film, Jordan Peele, who will receive the¬†John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing Presented by Cunard¬†and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who will receive the¬†Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year.

Martha Raye Videos

Cinnabar Theater Presents Sharon McKnight in RED HOT MAMA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Red Hot Mama - The Sophie Tucker Songbook - is the story of the first lady of show business, the 'Last of the Red Hot Mamas', whose remarkable career spanned sixty years.  It contains the music and history of burlesque, vaudeville, Broadway and Las Vegas, in a critically acclaimed One-Woman Off-Broadway musical biography of the entertainment legend, written by and starring Tony Award Nominee Sharon McNight.   The LA Times reported, 'McNight gives the performance of a lifetime as 'The Last of the Red Hot Mamas'.

Cinnabar Theater Presents Sharon McKnight in RED HOT MAMA
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 8, 2016

Red Hot Mama - The Sophie Tucker Songbook - is the story of the first lady of show business, the 'Last of the Red Hot Mamas', whose remarkable career spanned sixty years.  It contains the music and history of burlesque, vaudeville, Broadway and Las Vegas, in a critically acclaimed One-Woman Off-Broadway musical biography of the entertainment legend, written by and starring Tony Award Nominee Sharon McNight.   The LA Times reported, 'McNight gives the performance of a lifetime as 'The Last of the Red Hot Mamas'.

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.


Martha Raye Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Martha Raye been in?
Martha Raye has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Martha Raye been in?
Martha Raye has not appeared in the West End