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Vivien Leigh

Date of Birth: November 05, 1913

Date of Death: July 07, 1967 (53)

Birth Place: Darjeeling, West Bengal, BRITISH INDIA

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Anna Petrovna

Original Broadway Production, 1963





Vivien Leigh Movies

[1937]Fire Over England Cynthia

[1937]Dark Journey Madeleine Goddard

[1937]Storm in a Teacup Victoria Gow

[1938]A Yank at Oxford Elsa Craddock

[1938]Sidewalks of London Liberty

[1939]Gone with the Wind Scarlett - Their Daughter

[1940]Waterloo Bridge Myra

[1940]21 Days Together Wanda

[1941]That Hamilton Woman Emma Lady Hamilton

[1945]Caesar and Cleopatra Cleopatra

[1948]Anna Karenina Anna Karenina

[1951]A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche

[1955]The Deep Blue Sea Hester Collyer

[1961]The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone Karen Stone

[1965]Ship of Fools Mary Treadwell

Vivien Leigh Awards and Nominations

Vivien Leigh News

Cast Set For A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE at Pitlochry Festival

This June Pitlochry Festival Theatre is set to stage an exciting and rare Scottish revival of A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams’ powerful and iconic portrayal of love, lust and loneliness.

A History of Broadway's Lost Theatres

This month, the reader question was: Which Broadway theaters have been demolished/repurposed and when/why?

23 Theater Books for Your Spring 2023 Reading List

Need a great book  to spring into the new season? This spring, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 23 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's spring reading list.

V&A Secure David Bowie's Archive for the Nation

The V&A has announced it will secure the archive of David Bowie for the nation – revealing the creative processes of one of the most pioneering and influential figures in the history of live and recorded music, film, fashion and beyond. From 2025, the archive will be made available to the public, from fans to school children and researchers, through the creation of The David Bowie Centre for the Study of Performing Arts at V&A East Storehouse, in Stratford’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Kitlyn Productions Presents The World Premiere of ACES!

Kitlyn Productions presents the world premiere of Aces!, written by Davis Gordon Gilbert, starring Dana Adkins, Denise Carey, Kitty Murray, Christine Tringali Nunes, Denise Strand, and Yo Younger and directed by award-winning actress Judith Chapman ('The Young and the Restless').

Review: TRAMVAJ DO STANICE TOUHA ve Stavovském divadle

John Neumeier působí již přes 50 let ve funkci šéfa hamburského baletu. Za tu dobu přivedl na jeviště mnoho literárních děl s velkým ohlasem baletní veřejnosti. Národní divadlo pokračuje v sérii baletních inscenací inspirovaných literárními díly, posledně jsme takto mohli vidět například Kafkův Proces nebo Leonce a Lenu.

North Coast Repertory Theatre to Stage AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO

Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante re-creates his acclaimed New York and London stage portrayal celebrating America's greatest comedian - Groucho Marx.  You will feel as though Groucho is back, as Ferrante sings, dances and performs classic routines on the North Coast Rep stage, May 2nd & 3rd, 2022 at 7:30pm.

The 7th Annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis Returns August 18-28

The Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis returns for its seventh year, giving center stage to a newly reimagined and sensual Fellini-esque production of William's romantic Sicilian love story The Rose Tattoo, directed by David Kaplan and performed in the Big Top in the Grand Arts Center.

Casting Announced For Tim Firth's NOW IS GOOD at Storyhouse

A funny and poignant new musical by award-winning playwright Tim Firth receives its world premiere at Storyhouse this spring and the full cast has now been revealed. 

Palm Beach Dramaworks Announces New Year/New Plays Festival

The New Year/New Plays Festival, one of Palm Beach Dramaworks’ most popular annual events, will take place online from February 2 - 6, with readings of five intriguing plays that are still in development.

Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley & More to Join RICHARD SKIPPER CELEBRATES

Broadway's Lawrence Leritz, Bill McCauley and Stephen Currens will join friends, family and colleagues to salute the life and career of the great ICM literary agent Mitch Douglas on Richard Skipper Celebrates (YouTube) this Saturday evening, November 6th, 2021 at 6PM est.

BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Runs Through August 30 At C Arts Digital Online Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Internationally acclaimed one woman show BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES has been one of the success stories of the pandemic era. Just before COVID lockdowns began, writer/performer Jessica Sherr was in negotiations for the official Off-Broadway debut of her touring show.

Tony-Winning Wig Designer Paul Huntley Passes Away at 88

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that beloved Broadway wig designer Paul Huntley has passed away. He was 88 years old.

BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES to be Available for Streaming on Demand

Just before COVID lockdowns began, writer/performer Jessica Sherr was in negotiations for the official Off-Broadway debut of her touring show. Her first livestream of BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES on April 3, 2020 via Facebook proved that there was interest in Davis and watching solo performances from home.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, March 26- with a RAGTIME Reunion, John Lloyd Young, and More!

Today (March 26) in live streaming: Richard Ridge chats with John Lloyd Young on Clubhouse, a Ragtime reunion on Stars in the House, and more!

BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES Available to Stream This Friday

Broadway On Demand will present Jessica Sherr’s one-woman production, Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies, directed by Drama Desk Award winner Karen Carpenter (Love Loss and What I Wore) during Women’s History Month, premiering this Friday, March 26 at 8:00 PM ET.

Theater Stories: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC and More About The Majestic Theatre!

Today's Theater Stories features the Majestic Theatre! Learn about some of the best-known shows to grace the stage of the Majestic Theatre, including Carousel, South Pacific, Camelot, Phantom of the Opera, and many more!

Face To Face Films Announces Theatre, Interrupted Season Two

As an attempt to break the inertia of the pandemic, this repertory of actors began reading plays and screenplays for their own education and entertainment; then they invited guests; then they opened it up to audiences; now this reading group has become Theatre, Interrupted, a series of presentations of plays that, at some point, became films.

Broadway Wig Designer Paul Huntley Retires, With DIANA Marking His Final Show

Broadway wig designer Paul Huntley is taking his final bow. Huntley has worked on hundreds of Broadway projects since coming to New York in 1972. Now, at age 87, he has decided to retire. His final project will be Diana, which had begun previews before the pandemic forced its opening to be delayed.

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents SOUTH SEA BUBBLE

The first great investment scam had a queer angle. A tale of coming out, dressing up, having fun with Vivien Leigh and Noel Coward, and speculating in war and finance. Many bubbles will be burst.


Vivien Leigh has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Vivien Leigh has not appeared in the West End

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Tovarich .

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Tovarich.

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