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Valentine Davies

 
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Date of Birth: August 25, 1905
Date of Death: July 23, 1961 (55)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
 

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Review: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Ottawa Little Theatre Photo Review: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Ottawa Little Theatre
by Courtney Castelino - Dec 4, 2022

What did our critic think of MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Ottawa Little Theatre?

BWW Previews: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at The Alcazar Theatre Photo BWW Previews: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at The Alcazar Theatre
by Maggie Yates - Dec 10, 2021

The production, says Sirianni, has a great message for all ages: no matter what your beliefs are, commit to believing in them with your whole heart. ‚ÄúIt will make you laugh, you'll cry, it'll make you think, and most of all, it will put you in the Christmas spirit!‚ÄĚ

Award-Winning Television Director John Erman Has Passed Away at Age 85 Photo Award-Winning Television Director John Erman Has Passed Away at Age 85
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2021

Noted television director and producer John Erman, who directed episodes of many of the great television shows and TV movies and mini-series from the early sixties all the way into the 2000’s, died in New York on June 25th after a brief illness.

Mel Brooks Pays Tribute to Comedy Partner and Best Friend Carl Reiner Photo Mel Brooks Pays Tribute to Comedy Partner and Best Friend Carl Reiner
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2020

Comedy legend and The Dick Van Dyke Show creator Carl Reiner has passed away at 98. His assistant Judy Nagy confirmed to Variety that he died of natural causes on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills.

Comedy Legend Carl Reiner Dies at 98 Photo Comedy Legend Carl Reiner Dies at 98
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jun 30, 2020

Comedy legend and The Dick Van Dyke Show creator Carl Reiner has passed away at 98. His assistant Judy Nagy confirmed to Variety that he died of natural causes on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills.

Photo Flash: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET At the Bradley Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET At the Bradley Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2019

Most of us are quite familiar with the nostalgic and beloved 1947 Christmas movie, Miracle on 34th Street.  But did you know that the inspiration for the story, about a disillusioned woman, her skeptical daughter and a mysterious man who believes he is the real Santa Claus, came when Valentine Davies was standing in line at a big department store during the Christmas season.

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Announced At Royal Theatre Photo MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Announced At Royal Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2019

The Royal Players present Miracle on 34th Street, the Musical at the historic Royal Theatre in Downtown Benton, Thursday December 5th at 7:00 p.m. and December 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th and 14th at 7:00 p.m,. as well as Sunday, December 8th and 15th at 2:00 p.m.

BWW Review: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Comes to Life at the Central New York Playhouse Photo BWW Review: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Comes to Life at the Central New York Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 15, 2018

The Central New York Playhouse Holiday production for this season is the timeless classic Miracle on 34th Street under the direction of Bella Calabria. production, set in present day, is heartwarming, nostalgic, and, as per usual, demonstrates the devotion of the community theater performers to their craft.

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Asks Theatre Arlington Audiences to Believe Photo MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Asks Theatre Arlington Audiences to Believe
by Julie Musbach - Dec 3, 2018

The iconic holiday classic movie, Miracle on 34th Street, first brought joy into the hearts of millions in the summer of 1947. Although it was and is most definitely a Christmas movie, the original producers chose to release it in May because more people went to the movies in the summer. The fact that it was a Christmas movie was not even included in the marketing campaign. It was kept a secret! Hard to imagine that now, as it has become a holiday tradition for generations.

BWW Review: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Roxy Regional Theatre is Beautifully Wrapped Photo BWW Review: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at Roxy Regional Theatre is Beautifully Wrapped
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 27, 2018

Now onstage at the Roxy Regional Theatre in Clarksville through December 22, Miracle on 34th Street is among a small number of titles available to theater companies all over the United States looking for seasonal entertainment options for their loyal fans and season ticket holders. In fact, there's another production of the show opening at Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts this weekend and Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre in Nashville has announced the show as its holiday offering in 2019.

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BWW TV: Arvada Center's MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Records for 'Carols for a Cure'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 10, 2012

The cast of the musical 'Miracle on 34th Street' opening November 27 at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities in Colorado, recorded songs for Carols for a Cure. Check out the video below from their recording session!


Valentine Davies Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Valentine Davies written?
Valentine Davies has written 3 shows including Three Times the Hour (Playwright), Keeper of the Keys (Playwright), Blow Ye Winds (Playwright).