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Eva Le Gallienne

Helen Sheehy

Eva Le Gallienne

by Helen Sheehy

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7681186M
    ISBN 100517199904
    ISBN 109780517199909

      Born on Janu , Eva Le Gallienne would have been years old this year. The daughter of an English poet and a Danish feminist, Le Gallienne liked to say that she was a "step ahead of.   EVA LE GALLIENNE will return to Broadway in ''Alice in Wonderland'' - the ''Alice in Wonderland,'' the one her Civic Repertory Theater did in , the one that was revived uptown in , the one.

    Le Gallienne, Eva (–) stage actress; born in London, England. Making her stage debut in London at she came to the U.S.A. the next year and thereafter spent most of her professional career in America, as both a versatile actress in serious plays and as an intelligent director and producer.   The first full-length biography of stage actress Eva Le Gallienne traces her life from her birth into the troubled but fascinating household of Richard Le Gallienne, British writer and intimate member of the Oscar Wilde circle, to her Author: Robert A Schanke.

    Buy This Book in Print summary The first full-length biography of stage actress Eva Le Gallienne traces her life from her birth into the troubled but fascinating household of Richard Le Gallienne, British writer and intimate member of the Oscar Wilde circle, to her recent by: 3. Correspondence, diaries, family papers, speeches and writings, translations, production scripts, programs and playbills, press clippings, appointment books, biographical material, awards, and other papers documenting Le Gallienne's theatrical career. Includes material relating to plays in which she appeared or directed or produced; the Civic Repertory Theatre, an acting company .


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Eva Le Gallienne. 36 likes. Eva Le Gallienne- Actress Extraordinaire. Founded the Civic Repertory Theatre in the s and was One of Followers:   Eva Le Gallienne, who as an actress, producer, director, translator, writer and teacher was for many decades one of the grand figures of the American stage, died late Monday night at her home in.

Legendary stage actress Eva Le Gallienne's life began just as grandly as the daughter of poet Richard Le Gallienne. Sarah Bernhardt was her idol growing up and, at was brought to New York by her mother.

Making her London debut with "Monna Vanna" inshe proved a star in every sense of the word. The Mystic in the Theatre book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. While Eva Le Gallienne's approach to Eleonora Duse is reve /5.

Eva Le Gallienne () had this in common with her favorite Ibsen character, Hedda Gabler: she refused to be oppressed by a sexist society that limited her freedom. Luckily, Le Gallienne never d. Eva Le Gallienne was a huge star on Broadway before she was twenty-one.

She was inspired by the style and brilliance of the Divine Sarah, whom she first saw when she was seven.

She was transformed by the incomparable Eleonora Duse, whose denial of self in search of inner truth led Le Gallienne, through years of their intense friendship, to her own emergence as one of the.

Eva Le Gallienne: A Biography. Eva Le Gallienne became a Broadway star in Even though she was o she knew already that she didn't want to act much longer in the commercial theater, and.

Eva Le Gallienne, actress, director, and producer, one of the outstanding figures of the 20th-century American stage. The daughter of the British poet Richard Le Gallienne, Eva Le Gallienne felt a vocation for the theatre from the age of seven. Get this from a library. Eva Le Gallienne: a biography.

[Helen Sheehy] -- Eva Le Gallienne was a huge star on Broadway before she was twenty-one. She was inspired by the style and brilliance of the Divine Sarah, whom she first saw when she was seven.

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Eva Le Gallienne () had this in common with her favorite Ibsen character, Hedda Gabler: she refused to be oppressed by a sexist society that limited her freedom. Luckily, Le Gallienne never developed a penchant for pistols. Instead, she became an accomplished performer and a master at building nonprofit repertory theater companies.

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Eva Le Gallienne was always precocious beyond her years and reached Broadway stardom at the age of twenty-two in Ferenc Molnar’s LILIOM. The book is literally packed with detail and thus is.

[This book] has yet another quality, however, which concerns Miss Le Gallienne herself. It steadily if indirectly shines with her own idealistic concept of theater.”—Christian Science Monitor “[The Mystic in the Theatre is] thoughtful, sensible, candid and literate [Le Gallienne’s] own memories provide a fascinating glimpse both Brand: Southern Illinois University Press.

The Talented Ms. Eva Le Gallienne. Eva Le Gallienne lived a long, full life with a number of credentials to her name: actress, producer, director, translator, writer, and teacher. She was also a recipient of New York’s cultural award, The Handel Medallion, for her heroic efforts in building up the theatrical world.