Eva Le Gallienne: A Biography
by Helen Sheehy
Genre: Biography; Performing Arts
Copyright Year: 2011
Type: Electronic Format Available
No. of Pages: 529
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The extraordinary life of one of the great actors of the 20th century is viewed in this complex biography, including her protean career and courageous and controversial private life. The actress was dazzling on stage, touring at 18 with Ethel Barrymore and a major Broadway star at 21. The actress profoundly influenced the American theatre in her pioneering role as founder and head of the Civic Repertory Theatre (it became the model for Off Broadway) where she produced, directed, and starred in some 40 plays. 110 photos.
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