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United States actress (born in England) who married Alfred Lunt and performed with him in many plays (1887-1983)

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On the same turf that Lunt and Fontanne envisioned as a retreat, school leaders see their students as upcoming members of a global economy.
10) Dr Kaarlo Valkonen, the play's originally Finnish Nobel Laureate character, transformed in the 1941 version into the Greek, Karilo Vlachos, Fontanne playing his wife, Miranda.
He exemplifies the qualities Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne valued - commitment to theatre, mentorship, and the pursuit of excellence.
The box office number is 08700 402000 Kiss Me, Kate facts: The plot was inspired by the on-and-off-stage battles between married theatrical stars, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne.
Ann Reinking has done the choreography, and assuming all goes well in Chicago, the show will proceed to Broadway, where, of course, Lynn Fontanne starred in 1958--in the original.
We considered a number of PR and marketing agencies from all over Europe,' said Ms Nancy Fontanne, marketing manager communications for the North American company.
With a partner, he owns the Lunt Fontanne Theater, and in 1961, he became the owner, with a family member, of the Cauldwell-Wingate Company construction firm, now headed by Susan Hayes.
Van Patten recalled working with stage greats like Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne and Tallulah Bankhead.
His looks gained him small parts, Sunny acted as chaperone, and it was largely British actors like Alfred Lunt and his wife Lynn Fontanne who taught the budding thespian the classical arts of declaiming Shakespeare and speaking Ibsen.
It is an era in which actors like Marlon Brando, Julie Harris, Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy, not to mention Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, did arguably their best work.
As he drives through the streets, images of a young Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, the Supremes and the Temptations flash across the screen and viewers are taken through iconic visuals of the streets of Detroit and eventually transported to the streets of New York where Berry Gordy's destination is revealed in front of the "Motown: The Musical" marquee at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York City.
He remained in New York for five months, absorbing the pace and energy of American theater and meeting such young actors as Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne and Tallulah Bankhead - names to be added to a list of friends that already included Gertrude Lawrence and Beatrice Lillie.
In its heydey, the theater featured plays starring Ethel Barrymore, Paul Muni, Alfred Lunt, Lynne Fontanne, Judith Anderson, Sarah Bernhardt, Nazimova and Isadora Duncan.
Following Denver, the team moves back to New York where Broadway previews are set to begin Saturday, November 3, 2007 ahead of a planned Thursday, December 6, 2007 opening at the Lunt- Fontanne Theatre.
With the Richard Rodgers for Tarzan, the Palace for Aida, the Lunt- Fontanne for Beauty and The Beast, and now with the Minskoff for THE LION KING, we are happy to call Tom and Disney our partners as well as our friends.