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Polly Bergen

 
Date of Birth: July 14, 1930 (91)

Birth Place: Knoxville, TN, USA
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Phyllis Newman & Polly Bergen.attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance of 'Follies' at the Marquis Theatre in New York City.

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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.

Date Taken:
2019-09-16

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