Gertrude Lawrence

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English actress (1898-1952)


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First staged on Broadway in 1951 with Gertrude Lawrence as Anna, it has one of the most beautiful scores ever written with sweeping melodies such as Shall We Dance, I Whistle A Happy Tune, Hello Young Lovers, The March of the Siamese Children and Getting To Know You.
Rice has gone back further, though, to "Tonight at 8:30," nine one-acts tailor-made by Coward in 1936 for himself and Gertrude Lawrence.
Anna Menzies, Leven A It was written by Noel Coward in 1936 for his show Tonight At Eight-Thirty in which he duetted with Gertrude Lawrence.
Then Gertrude Lawrence turned down the role because she was already working on "The King and I.
Private Lives was written by Coward in three days in 1930 for his friend, stage actress Gertrude Lawrence, and is, at least in the UK, one of the "most revived of all Coward's plays"; so an introduction (uncredited) tells the listener.
The Waldorf, set in the heart of London's theatreland, has attracted star guests such as Gertrude Lawrence, Elizabeth Taylor, Pavarotti, Pierce Brosnan and Dame Judi Dench since it opened nearly 100 years ago.
1952: Gertrude Lawrence, English actress and singer.
This show needs a strong Liza (a compelling Gertrude Lawrence in the original), so Elizabeth Beeler's spirited domination of the TOT production was appropriate.
Noel Coward once worked for him, as did Bob Hope, Beatrice Lillie and Gertrude Lawrence.
Coward himself and Gertrude Lawrence originally played the jilting, battling duo.
Gertrude Lawrence, a famous British motion picture actress, signs "short-snorter" bills for her admirers after giving a performance in the Commander in Chief Pacific Headquarters' Open Air Theater in Guam.
With that solemn vow, she was offered the lease for Suite 914, where she remained for half a century representing such film and theatrical legends as Gertrude Lawrence and Noel Coward.
Sarasota first discovered her in her one-woman shows at the Paradise Care ("I wanted it to be as much like an old-fashioned cabaret act as possible") but I don't think we recognized her genius until her portrayal of Gertrude Lawrence in "Noel and Gertie.
Other successes included Tonight at 8:30 (1936), a group of one-act dramas performed by Coward and Gertrude Lawrence, with whom he often played.