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Vivian Vance

Date of Death: August 17, 1979 (70)

Birth Place: Cherryvale, KS, USA

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Maggie Gordon

Broadway Revival, 1947
Mrs. Mister

Mrs. Mister

Bee Clark

Original Broadway Production, 1941
Nancy Collister

Nancy Collister

Claire James

Myrtle Valentine

Original Broadway Production, 1937

Stephanie Stephanovich

Original Broadway Production, 1936


Original Broadway Production, 1934

Original Broadway Production, 1932
Contralto/Choral Society

Contralto/Walking Club

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Fine Arts Theatre Beverly Hills Celebrates 86th Anniversary With 1937 Ticket Prices

The Fine Arts Theatre Beverly Hills with celebrate the 86th Anniversary of the historic theatre with retro 1937 ticket prices of twenty-five cents per movie ticket and fifty cents for Double Features during a month-long celebration screening of 11 classic films from April 2 – 30, 2023.


What did our critic think of LUCY LOVES DESI: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE SITCOM at Reynolds Performance Hall?

Theatre Aspen Grant Program Established to Support Solo Flights Festival

Theatre Aspen announced that, beginning this season, $10,000 grants will be awarded to two of the Solo Flights selections, to support their further development, underwritten by Rachel and Rick Klausner.

James Naughton, Beth Malone & More Join Theatre Aspen's SOLO FLIGHTS Festival

Theatre Aspen has announced the cast and directors for its third annual Solo Flights, including two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton (Broadway’s Chicago). Solo Flights is Theatre Aspen’s developmental one-person show festival, running September 10-15, 2022, at the Hurst Theatre in Aspen, Colorado.

BWW Review: GABRIELLE STRAVELLI TRIO at Birdland Theater by Guest Reviewer Andrew Poretz

The Gabrielle Stravelli Trio has a regular gig at Birdland Theater and Theater Pizzazz reviewer Andrew Poretz (on loan to Broadway World Cabaret) thinks they are the bees knees.

Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2021- Where to Watch AND JUST LIKE THAT... & More New Releases!

2021 closes with new soundtracks, including West Side Story and Annie LIVE!, and new musical films, including Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas and Encanto, hitting streaming services. This month also features new livestream concerts from Seth Rudetsky and Jessica Vosk, with RHONY's Countess Luann streaming from 54 Below.

VIDEO: Watch Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in Amazon's BEING THE RICARDOS Trailer

'Being the Ricardos', a new film from Amazon starring Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz. The biopic was written and directed by Aaron Sorkin. J.K. Simmons, Nina Arianda, Linda Lavin, and John Rubinstein are also featured. Watch the trailer for the highly-anticipated film now!

Tony Winners Linda Lavin & John Rubinstein Join Aaron Sorkin's BEING THE RICARDOS

In addition, 'Arrested Development' stars Tony Hale and Alia Shawkat have joined the cast.

BWW Exclusive: Read Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4- Spotlight on The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Earlier this month, Dress Circle Publishing released THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. Can't wait to get your hands on it? While you're waiting for your copy, let BroadwayWorld hold you over with a special sneak peek from a chapter all about the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

Nina Arianda and J.K. Simmons In Talks to Join Lucille Ball Biopic BEING THE RICARDOS

Tony Award-winner Nina Arianda and Academy Award-winner J.K. Simmons are currently in talks to join Aaron Sorkin's upcoming Lucille Ball biopic, Being the Ricardos. 

Wake Up With BWW 7/17: BROADWAY BARKS, Immersive GREAT COMET Comes to Florida, and More!

Today's top stories: tune in to last night's virtual Broadway Barks hosted by Bernadette Peters, learn about an immersive production of Great Comet coming to Florida next year, and more!

VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Nell Carter & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Nell Carter's unrecorded Annie and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Vivian Vance and 'I Love Lucy'. Tune in today, July 16 at 10:30am to watch live!

BWW Spotlight Series: Meet John Wuchte, a Talented Actor/Director/Writer/Composer and Tribal Acting Theater Creator

This Spotlight focuses on John Wuchte, a talented actor/director/writer/composer and amazing Tribal Acting theater creator, who I first met during last year's Hollywood Fringe Festival when I attended his masterful musical production Scarlett Fever which told the true story of the great search to find an actress to portray Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind in 1939. The production utilized John's unique style of performance, which he calls Tribal Acting; a combination of movement, gesture, song and dance, all accompanied by live percussion. And I was hooked!


I LOVE LUCY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two back-to-back colorized episodes of the classic series, will be broadcast Friday, Dec. 20 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Albuquerque Little Theatre Holds Ribbon Cutting To Unveil New Restrooms

Albuquerque Little Theatre (ALT) has come a long way since its inception in 1930. They are continuing their historic 90th Season with a bathroom grand opening coinciding with the opening of the production Mamma Mia! this Friday, October 11 at 7PM.

Albuquerque Little Theatre Launches 90th Season

Albuquerque Little Theatre (ALT) has come a long way since its inception in 1930. The group that founded the theatre was led by a local reporter and society editor for the New Mexico Tribune, Irene Fisher.

BWW Review: SIDEKICKED at Cape May Stage

A moving and memorable portrait of America's favorite sidekick. Vivian Vance.

BWW Interview: Playwright Kim Powers on SIDEKICKED, his new play opening August 7 at Cape May Stage

'Viv was so much more than just the 'sidekick' who wandered in to Lucy's apartment in her housecoat'

Kim Powers SIDEKICKED Comes To Cape May Stage

Keeping the comedy going this summer at Cape May Stage is Sidekicked, a new comedy by Kim Powers, a two-time Emmy Winner, directed by Roy Steinberg and starring Sally Mayes, an award winning Broadway veteran, as Vivian Vance that runs August 7th-September 20th, Tuesday-Sunday at 8:00 PM.

World Premiere of SCARLETT FEVER Opens June 8 at Broadwater

Kick Boom Theater Company launches its inaugural production Scarlett Fever, created and directed by John Wuchte. Original music by John Wuchte and award-winning composer Michael Teoli.


Vivian Vance has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

Vivian Vance has not appeared in the West End

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