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Ruby Keeler

Date of Death: February 28, 1993 (82)

Birth Place: Halifax, NS, CANADA

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Ruby Keeler STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1971
Sue Smith

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1929
Dixie Dugan

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1927
Mamie

Ruby

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1927
Mazie Maxwell

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1927
Ruby

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1923
Ensemble


Ruby Keeler Movies

[1933]Footlight Parade Bea Thorn

[1933]42nd Street Peggy Sawyer

[1933]Gold Diggers of 1933 Polly Parker

[1934]Flirtation Walk KitFitts

[1934]Dames Barbara Hemingway

[1935]Go Into Your Dance DorothyDotWayne

[1935]Shipmates Forever June Blackburn

[1936]Colleen Colleen Reilly

[1937]Ready, Willing and Able Jane

[1938]Mother Carey's Chickens KatherineKittyCarey

[1941]Sweetheart of the Campus Betty Blake

[1970]The Phynx Ruby Keeler

[1989]Beverly Hills Brats Goldie

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Broadway Actress Sheila Smith Passes Away at 90

Broadway actress Sheila Smith passed away on Thursday, November 30 at the age of 90.

Review: 50 KEY STAGE MUSICALS --THE CONCERTS Takes A Final Bow At 54 Below

Let's take note of some very notable Broadway musicals remembered by some notable Broadway performers in a notable concert series. It was a feast of fond memories to be remembered.

Review: Toasting The Tony Awards, BACKSTAGE BABBLE Gives 54 Below An Award-Worthy Night

It's never too late to put the spotlight on the Tony Awards and people nominated for them. Read all about it at BroadwayWorld.com in the NYC cabaret section.

Feature: Meet Charles Kirsch: Broadway's BFF With A Mission... And With Shows - Part One

Presenter of variety shows with Broadway stars and podcast 'Backstage Babble' interviewER becomes our interviewEE as we learn about his early start, the current agenda of activities, and look forward to a future celebrating theatre's past (his favorite pastime---and job).

David Merrick's Big Announcement: The Infamous Opening Night of 42ND STREET

Have you ever wondered what was the most dramatic night in Broadway history? Well, boy, do I have a story for you! The year: 1980. The show: 42nd Street. I sat down with the show’s lead, the iconic and peerless Lee Roy Reams to get the true story straight from someone who was actually there that momentous evening.

Emma Hatton, Sally Ann Triplett & More to Star in BERLUSCONI World Premiere Musical at Southwark Playhouse

The cast has been announced for the world premiere of BERLUSCONI at Southwark Playhouse. Rehearsals begin on 13 February with first preview on 25 March and press night on 29 March.

Holiday Cabaret Fundraiser Will Raise Funds To Save Historic Theatre 80 In East Village

Actors, singers and dancers dedicated to saving the historic Theatre 80 in the East Village will perform in a Holiday Cabaret Fundraiser on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 9 p.m. at 80 St. Marks Place, NY, NY 10003. All proceeds go to the Save Theatre 80 Fund. Tickets are $20 at the door and $25 in advance via Venmo @SaveTheater80Showcase.

Review: FIFTY KEY STAGE MUSICALS IN CONCERT at 54 Below Is All The Things

Robert W. Schneider and Michael Lavine do themselves, 54 Below, and Broadway proud with their remarkable historical concert.

Review: 42ND STREET at Music Theatre Wichita, Century II Concert Hall

After a two year hiatus, Music Theatre Wichita is FINALLY back in the Century II Concert Hall and Wichita Theatregoers couldn’t be happier! There was no better way to celebrate the return than an incredible performance of 42nd Street! I’m sad the show didn’t run another week, and sadder still if you didn’t get to see it. For those who did, it was nothing short of magnificent!

Theatre 80 St. Marks Owners Fight to Keep Venue After Being Told to Vacate By August

Downtown theatre staple, Theatre 80 St. Marks, is facing an uncertain future as its owners face eviction this summer. 

42ND STREET Complete Recording Will Be Released on April 8

Jay commenced the first complete recording of the original version of the musical with the original orchestrations by Philip J. Lang at Abbey Road Studios, London on October 5 1996 and completed it at Clinton Recording Studios, New York on October 19 1996. This will be the first time it is released to the public.

Get to Know the Students of Next on Stage: Noelle Roth is Grateful to Be Doing What She Loves in Theater

We're announcing our winners of season 2 of Next on Stage: Dance Edition this week! But before we do, we're chatting with the contestants in the finale. Contestant Noelle Roth shares more about her charity, why she applied for Next on Stage, and her dream role that she hopes to play one day!

BWW Review: RICKY RITZEL'S BROADWAY Salutes Bright Star, The New Moon, and Dames at Sea at Don't Tell Mama

If you want to see a rarely performed musical from the past you have two options. You can either wait for the folks at Encores to get around to the show you love, or you can visit the Lincoln Center Library. Alternatively, you can turn to cabaret staple Ricky Ritzel, who is a one-man Lincoln Center Library. Friday night he unveiled another in his series of RICKY RITZEL'S BROADWAY concerts at Don't Tell Mama. He generously gives you not one, but three musicals from the past. This month's edition of RICKY RITZEL'S BROADWAY celebrates Bright Star, The New Moon, and Dames at Sea.

Streaming Review: 42ND STREET- The 1933 Movie Shines Bright

For those of us who love Broadway, the classic 1933 movie musical, '42nd Street' is a delightful viewing experience. This finely produced black and white film was the predecessor to the hit stage show.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

Photo Coverage: Ed Dixon Tells Show Stories at The Green Room 42

Ed Dixon, Drama Desk winner, Helen Hayes winner, star of countless Broadway shows returned to The Green Room 42 with the world premiere of his new one man show, SHOW STORIES.

BWW Interview: Clare Halse Talks 42ND STREET in UK Cinemas

Clare Halse is known for tapping away on the West End stage in 42nd Street at the Drury Lane Theatre and currently in White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre. A broadcast of that recent West End production of 42nd Street is to be shown in UK cinemas on various dates from 25 November. Clare spoke to BroadwayWorld about the big-screen event.

TAP CITY, The NYC Tap Festival, Returns For 19th Year; Public Events Begin This Sunday

Tap dance workshops, performances and special events herald the return of the American Tap Dance Foundation's Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, the week long tap dance festival celebrating its 19th year in tap's hometown, New York City. The 2019 festival week, Saturday, July 6 through Friday July 12, will include Tap Treasures, a walking tour of the Broadway Theater District and Radio City Music Hall; Tap Ellington, a tribute to the jazz legend and his contribution to the art of tap dance; Rhythm in Motion, a boundary breaking take on tap by NYC's finest tappers & choreographers; the ATDF Tap Dance Awards and a Tap City cruise around Manhattan with a live band and tap jam performances. *Full lineup below.

TAP CITY, The NYC Tap Festival Returns With Tap Dance Special Events And Performances

Tap dance workshops, performances and special events herald the return of the American Tap Dance Foundation's Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, the week long tap dance festival celebrating its 19th year in tap's hometown, New York City. The 2019 festival week, Saturday, July 6 through Friday July 12, will feature Tap Treasures, a walking tour of the Broadway Theater District and Radio City Music Hall; Tap Ellington, a tribute to the jazz legend and his contribution to the art of tap dance; Rhythm in Motion, a boundary breaking take on tap by NYC's finest tappers & choreographers; the ATDF Tap Dance Awards and a Tap City cruise around Manhattan with a live band and tap jam performances. *Full lineup below.

NYC Tap Festival Returns July 6-12

Tap dance workshops, performances and special events herald the return of the American Tap Dance Foundation's Tap City, the NYC Tap Festival, the week long tap dance festival celebrating its 19th year in tap's hometown, New York City. The 2019 festival week, Saturday, July 6 through Friday July 12, will feature Tap Treasures, a walking tour of the Broadway Theater District and Radio City Music Hall; Tap Ellington, a tribute to the jazz legend and his contribution to the art of tap dance; Rhythm in Motion, a boundary breaking take on tap by NYC's finest tappers & choreographers; the ATDF Tap Dance Awards and a Tap City cruise around Manhattan with a live band and tap jam performances. *Full lineup below.

Ruby Keeler FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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