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Mary Martin

Also Credited As: Mary Virginia Martin
 
Mary Martin Headshot

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
She (Agnes)
  [West End]
London Production, 1965
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1965
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Jennie Malone
Our Melissa
Shalamar
  [New York]
Original New York Production, 1958
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Peter Pan
  [West End]
London Production, 1951
Ensign Nellie Forbush
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1949
Ensign Nellie Forbush
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1947
Annie Oakley
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1946
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1946
Tchao-Ou-Niang
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1943
Venus
  [US Tour]
West Coast Revival, 1957
Performer

Photos

Jennifer Martinelli, Jessica Sarah Bennett as Sister Mary Martin of Tours, Linda Picc Photo

Jennifer Martinelli, Jessica Sarah Bennett as Sister Mary Martin of Tours, Linda Piccone as Sister Mary Lazarus, & Leslie Ivy-Louthaman

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Date:
08/09/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
She (Agnes)

  [West End]
London Production, 1965
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1965
Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Jennie Malone

Our Melissa

Shalamar

  [New York]
Original New York Production, 1958
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Peter Pan

  [West End]
London Production, 1951
Ensign Nellie Forbush

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1949
Ensign Nellie Forbush

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1947
Annie Oakley

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1946
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1946
Tchao-Ou-Niang

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1943
Venus

  [US Tour]
West Coast Revival, 1957
Performer


Mary Martin Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1989 - The American Express Tribute Gold Star
Mary Martin
 
Tony Awards - 1967 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Mary Martin, I Do! I Do!
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Mary Martin, The Sound of Music
 
Tony Awards - 1955 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Mary Martin, Peter Pan
 
Tony Awards - 1950 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Mary Martin, South Pacific
 
Tony Awards - 1948 - Special Tony Award Gold Star
Mary Martin, Annie Get Your Gun

Mary Martin News

The Hills Are Alive! Danbury's Musicals At Richter Highlights Its 38th Season Under T Photo The Hills Are Alive! Danbury's Musicals At Richter Highlights Its 38th Season Under The Stars With THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022

Musicals at Richter (MAR), Connecticut's longest-running outdoor theater, will celebrate its 38th season with the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC.

Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodg Photo Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodgers with Broadcast and Streaming Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022

Tuesday June 28th, 2022, marks the 120th Anniversary of the birth of legendary Broadway composer Richard Rodgers, Rob Morrison's Musical Theatre Melodies will commemorate the occasion with the broadcast and streaming premiere of the Museum of the City of New York's A CELEBRATION OF RICHARD RODGERS, recorded live at The Imperial Theatre, New York City, on March 26th, 1972.

Jeff Harnar's New Album I KNOW THINGS NOW: MY LIFE IN SONDHEIM'S WORDS is Out Today Photo Jeff Harnar's New Album I KNOW THINGS NOW: MY LIFE IN SONDHEIM'S WORDS is Out Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

PS CLASSICS, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American Popular Song, has announced the release of the new album from award-winning nightclub and concert artist JEFF HARNAR ‚Äď I Know Things Now: My Life in Sondheim‚Äôs Words on CD and digital formats.

BWW Review: Lincoln Center Theatre's MY FAIR LADY at Key Bank State Theatre Photo BWW Review: Lincoln Center Theatre's MY FAIR LADY at Key Bank State Theatre
by Roy Berko - Jun 9, 2022

What did our critic think of My Fair Lady at Connor Palace? What do Rogers and Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Frank Loesser and Cole Porter all have in common? Yes, they are all composers of American musicals, but they are also just some of those who attempted, and failed, to make George Bernard Shaw's classical PYGMALION into a musical.

Act II Playhouse Announces TOGETHER OFF-BROADWAY: MERMAN AND MARTIN Photo Act II Playhouse Announces TOGETHER OFF-BROADWAY: MERMAN AND MARTIN
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

Act II Playhouse announces its latest production, ‚ÄúTogether Off-Broadway: Merman and Martin.‚ÄĚ The tribute to Broadway royalty Ethel Merman and Mary Martin runs July 5 through August 7.¬†The production is an Act II Playhouse Premiere.¬†

SISTER ACT Comes To Metropolis This Summer Photo SISTER ACT Comes To Metropolis This Summer
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

Musical comedy smash Sister Act brings the hit film of the same name to life onstage at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre July 14 ‚Äď August 27, 2022.

Review Roundup: FUNNY GIRL Returns to Broadway- All the Reviews! Photo Review Roundup: FUNNY GIRL Returns to Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 24, 2022

Read all the reviews for FUNNY GIRL on Broadway. The show stars Beanie Feldstein as Fanny Brice, Ramin Karimloo as Nick Arnstein, Jared Grimes as Eddie Ryan and Jane Lynch as Mrs. Rose Brice. See what all the critics had to say!

Jeff Harnar to Release New Album I KNOW THINGS NOW:  MY LIFE IN SONDHEIM'S WORDS Photo Jeff Harnar to Release New Album I KNOW THINGS NOW: MY LIFE IN SONDHEIM'S WORDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

PS CLASSICS, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American Popular Song, will present the new album from award-winning nightclub and concert artist¬†JEFF HARNAR¬†‚ÄstI Know Things Now: My Life in Sondheim‚Äôs Words¬†on CD and digital formats on¬†Friday, June 17.

Legacy Theatre to Open 2022 Season With I DO! I DO! Photo Legacy Theatre to Open 2022 Season With I DO! I DO!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The Legacy Theatre, Branford's own regional, professional theatre on the shoreline, is back with its opening Mainstage Production of the 2022 season! 'I Do! I Do!,' a charming musical about marriage, will play Thursdays through Saturdays at the theatre from April 28-May 14.

Full Cast Announced for Paige Davis Led Production of HELLO, DOLLY! at PTC Photo Full Cast Announced for Paige Davis Led Production of HELLO, DOLLY! at PTC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Pioneer Theatre Company will present the record-setting Broadway hit, Hello, Dolly! as the closing musical for the current season. The turn-of- the-century romance, bursting with music and energetic dance will run from May 13 through May 28, 2022.

Mary Martin Videos

VIDEO: Adam Rothenberg Takes Part in Richard Skipper's #StayHome Campaign VideoVIDEO: Adam Rothenberg Takes Part in Richard Skipper's #StayHome Campaign
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2020

Richard Skipper has started a #StayHome campaign!

BWW Flashback: Harvey Schmidt Reminisces on His Legendary Career in the Theatre VideoBWW Flashback: Harvey Schmidt Reminisces on His Legendary Career in the Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier today, legendary composer Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!) passed away last night in Texas at 88 years of age. A family only funeral will take place in Texas next week, with a New York memorial to come at a future date.

BWW TV: Try to Remember... Broadway Legends Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt Recall Caree VideoBWW TV: Try to Remember... Broadway Legends Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt Recall Career Highlights
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2017

Just last night, the York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, honored legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Cabrillo Music Theatre's SISTER ACT
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2017

Cabrillo Music Theatre is going to 'take you to heaven' with the second show in its 2016-2017 season, SISTER ACT.

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 6/8/16- Robert Preston
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2016

Happy Birthday, Robert Preston! best remembered for his performance as 'Professor' Harold Hill in Meredith Willson's musical The Music Man (1962). He had already won a Tony Award for his performance in the original Broadway production, in 1957. In 1965 he was the male part of a duo-lead musical, I Do! I Do! with Mary Martin, for which he won his second Tony Award. He played the title role in the musical Ben Franklin in Paris and originated the role of Henry II in the original production of The Lion in Winter. In 1974 he starred alongside Bernadette Peters in Jerry Herman's Broadway musical Mack & Mabel as Mack Sennett, the famous silent film director. That same year (1974) the film version of Mame, another famed Jerry Herman musical, was released with Preston starring, alongside Lucille Ball, in the role of Beauregard Burnside.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/12/15- Cathy Rigby
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2015

Today in 1991, the second Broadway revival of Peter Pan opened at the MInskoff Theatre, where it ran for 48 performances. Peter Pan is a musical adaptation of J. M. Barrie's 1904 play Peter Pan and Barrie's own novelization of it, Peter and Wendy. The music is mostly by Mark 'Moose' Charlap, with additional music by Jule Styne, and most of the lyrics were written by Carolyn Leigh, with additional lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The original 1954 Broadway production, starring Mary Martin as Peter and Cyril Ritchard as Captain Hook, earned Tony Awards for both stars.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 11/26/15- PETER PAN
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2015

Today in 1991, the second Broadway revival of Peter Pan opened at the MInskoff Theatre, where it ran for 48 performances. Peter Pan is a musical adaptation of J. M. Barrie's 1904 play Peter Pan and Barrie's own novelization of it, Peter and Wendy. The music is mostly by Mark 'Moose' Charlap, with additional music by Jule Styne, and most of the lyrics were written by Carolyn Leigh, with additional lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The original 1954 Broadway production, starring Mary Martin as Peter and Cyril Ritchard as Captain Hook, earned Tony Awards for both stars.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/8/15- Robert Preston
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2015

Happy Birthday, Robert Preston! best remembered for his performance as 'Professor' Harold Hill in Meredith Willson's musical The Music Man (1962). He had already won a Tony Award for his performance in the original Broadway production, in 1957. In 1965 he was the male part of a duo-lead musical, I Do! I Do! with Mary Martin, for which he won his second Tony Award. He played the title role in the musical Ben Franklin in Paris and originated the role of Henry II in the original production of The Lion in Winter. In 1974 he starred alongside Bernadette Peters in Jerry Herman's Broadway musical Mack & Mabel as Mack Sennett, the famous silent film director. That same year (1974) the film version of Mame, another famed Jerry Herman musical, was released with Preston starring, alongside Lucille Ball, in the role of Beauregard Burnside.

VIDEO: Watch Music Video for Juanes 'Juntos (Together)' from Disney's MCFARLAND, USA
by Movies News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The music video for the original new song 'Juntos (Together)' written and performed Latin rock superstar Juanes specifically for Disney's MCFARLAND, USA, is now available exclusively on Vevo. The song will be the end title track of the film. Check it out below!


Mary Martin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mary Martin been in?
Mary Martin has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Mary Martin been in?
Mary Martin has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Mary Martin's first West End show?
Mary Martin's first West End show was Pacific 1860 which opened in 1946

What awards has Mary Martin been nominated for?
The American Express Tribute (Olivier Awards) for , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for I Do! I Do! , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Sound of Music , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Peter Pan Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for South Pacific and Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) for Annie Get Your Gun .

What awards has Mary Martin won?
The American Express Tribute (Olivier Awards) for , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Sound of Music, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Peter Pan Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for South Pacificand Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) for Annie Get Your Gun.