Polly Bergen

Birth Place: Knoxville, TN, USA

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Original Broadway Production, 2003
Lily Harrison

Roundabout Revival, 2001
Carlotta Campion

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]

Roundabout Revival, 1998
Fraulein Schneider [Replacement]

Melissa Gardner [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 1959
Elizabeth Bennett

Allyn Macy

Original Broadway Production, 1953


Singer of "Fini"

Singer of "I Dare to Dream"

Singer of "The Earth and the Sky"

[New York]
Reading, 2005

Polly Bergen Movies

[1950]At War with the Army Helen Palmer

[1951]That's My Boy BettyBabsHunter

[1951]Warpath Molly Quade

[1951]The Stooge Mary Turner Miller

[1953]Arena Ruth Danvers

[1953]Escape from Fort Bravo Alice Owens

[1953]Half a Hero Polly Bergen

[1953]Cry of the Hunted Janet Tunner

[1953]Fast Company Carol Maldon

[1962]Cape Fear Peggy Bowden

[1963]The Caretakers Lorna Melford

[1963]Move Over, Darling Bianca Steele Arden

[1964]Kisses for My President Leslie McCloud

[1987]Making Mr. Right Estelle Stone

[1990]Cry-Baby Mrs. Vernon-Williams

[1995]Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored Miss Maybry

[1995]Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde Mrs. Unterveldt

[2006]A Very Serious Person Mrs. A

[2006]Paradise, Texas Beverly Cameron

[2012]Struck by Lightning Grandma

Polly Bergen TV Shows

Baby Talk Doris Campbell

Commander in Chief Kate Allen

Desperate Housewives Stella Wingfield

The Love Boat Dana Pierce, Maisie Nolan

Polly Bergen Videos

Polly Bergen News

Interview: Joseph Thalken Doesn't MONKEY With Any of His Broadway Divas

Musical director Joseph Thalken will be accompanying one of his long-time collaborators Patti LuPone in her cabaret show Don’t Monkey with Broadway February 9, 2023 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Bernadette Peters Replaces Kelli O'Hara in Manhattan Theatre Club Winter Benefit

Bernadette Peters is stepping in to headline the Manhattan Theatre Club Winter Benefit this evening at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. Peters replaces the previously announced Kelli O'Hara. Due to a positive COVID diagnosis, O'Hara is unable to perform at the MTC benefit this evening.

Patti LuPone is Hitting the Road With New Tour, DON'T MONKEY WITH BROADWAY

Patti LuPone is hitting the road with her new tour Don't Monkey With Broadway! Check out the full list of dates and find out how to get tickets here!

Patti LuPone to Perform SONGS FROM A HAT in Support of Lincoln Center Theater

On Monday, May 9 at 7:30pm two-time Tony and Olivier Award winner Patti LuPone will return to the Vivian Beaumont Theater to sing SONGS FROM A HAT, a concert to support Lincoln Center Theater’s productions and education programs. 

BWW Review: Willkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome! Come to the CABARET at the Carrollwood Players!

Anita Kollinger is a standout in a powerful show that features some interesting and questionable interpretations from director Gabe Flores.

Jason Danieley Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Month With An Emotional New Show

Reflections is an evening of Broadway and Great American Songbook standards threading together reflections of yesterday, today, and a hopeful look toward tomorrow.

Sally Wilfert to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below With HOW DID I END UP HERE?

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Sally Wilfert in “How Did I End Up Here?” on July 18th and 20th at 7PM.  Sally Wilfert (Assassins, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer) returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below with her brand new show, “How Did I End Up Here?”

Anthony Rapp, Lilli Cooper, Andrew Barth Feldman and More Hit the Feinstein's/54 Below Stage This Summer

Feinstein's/54 Below has announced additional shows for its reopening months.


Richard Jay-Alexander  is an American Broadway producer and director. He served as Executive Director of the New York City office of producer Cameron Mackintosh, known for productions including Les Misérables, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Five Guys Named Moe, Oliver! and Putting It Together.

BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist: The History Lesson

The Pandemic Playlist is back with a look at the people who made cabaret what it is today.

Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Performances That Vocally Astound!

Need inspiration? The BroadwayWorld team has come together to help guide your musical quarantine journey. Today, we bring you just a few recommendations for: A performance that vocally astounds...

Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway?

Could Love Letters be headed off-Broadway, starring Elaine May and Frank Langella? According to Showbiz411, the duo will lead the A.R. Gurney play this spring at the Acorn Theater on W 42nd St. The production is expected to begin in March.

BWW Review: Deborah Stone Stands Out in HERE I AM! at Pangea

With her new cabaret show Deborah Stone brings the stories that make up the crazy quilt of her life and some classy, classic music to match.

Sony Movie Channel Will Showcase Rarely-Shown Horror Films

Calling all horror enthusiasts! Sony Movie Channel will showcase rarely-shown horror films, mostly from the '70s, with double features played twice every night beginning at 8 p.m. EST on Friday, October 25 through Wednesday, October 30. A Halloween marathon will air Thursday, October 31 between 9 a.m. and 2 a.m.

BWW Review: LESLIE OROFINO SHINE! Does Just That at Don't Tell Mama

The artistry of four remarkable women is showcased in Leslie Orofino's new cabaret show, SHINE!

Photo Flashback: Remembering Phyllis Newman

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, stage star Phyllis Newman passed away yesterday, September 15, at the age of 86. Newman got her start in show business at 4 years old imitating Carmen Miranda in theatres and clubs. Her portrayal of Martha Vail in the Jule Styne/Comden and Green musical Subways Are For Sleeping - costumed only in a bath towel - earned her a Tony Award. Her other Broadway credits include Bells Are Ringing, The Apple Tree, On the Town, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, Awake and Sing, Wish You Were Here, First Impressions, and her one-woman musical The Madwoman of Central Park West, which she co-authored with Arthur Laurents. She garnered a Tony Award nomination for her highly-acclaimed performance in Neil Simon's Broadway Bound.

Stage Door Records Launch 'Lost Broadway' Album Series

Following the critically acclaimed 'Lost West End' album series, Stage Door Records present the launch of 'Lost Broadway', a new series of albums that will focus on celebrating Broadway's forgotten and obscure musicals. With each album dedicated to specific years in Broadway history, the 'Lost Broadway' series launches with 'Lost Broadway 1961', a particularly abundant year in the Broadway calendar for musicals whose residencies were short lived but deserve not to be forgotten.

SHARE Inc. Celebrates 65 Years Of Philanthropy With Annual Boomtown Gala

SHARE Inc. announced today that their annual Boomtown Gala will be headlined by The Righteous Brothers with additional performances by Martha and the Vandellas, Louis Van Amstel of "Dancing with the Stars" and the SHARE ladies. This year's honoree is Loreen Arbus, President of The Loreen Arbus Foundation and disability rights activist, philanthropist, producer, writer and author. The event's MC, a SHARE legacy, will be Natalie Lander (ABC's The Middle) - the daughter of famed actors David Lander and Kathy Fields and granddaughter of Hollywood agent Freddie Fields and actress Polly Bergen. The event will be held on May 20th 2018 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.  

Holly Hynes and Zack Brown Among 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awardees

Legendary ballet costume designer HOLLY HYNES and costume and scenic designer ZACK BROWN are among the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Award recipients which were just announced by TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. Ms. Hynes was selected to receive the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Brown will receive the Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through TDF's Costume Collection. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, April 20, at 6:30pm, at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

Director/Producer Richard Jay-Alexander to Chat Show Business Career in Miami Beach

Miami Beach welcomes renowned director/producer Richard Jay-Alexander for a no-holds-barred evening, launching the new series called 'A conversation with . . .' The inaugural event features Richard alongside his friend of 30 years, Lee Brian Schrager, at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU today, October 26, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.


Polly Bergen has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

Polly Bergen has not appeared in the West End

Polly Bergen has been nominated for several prestigious awards in recognition of her talent and performances. She received nominations for Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in the musical "Follies." Additionally, she was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for her performance in "Follies." These nominations highlight her exceptional contributions to the world of Broadway.

Polly Bergen has won the Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in the musical "Follies".

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