Today in History: Sept. 30
Tony Award-winning actress Isabel Bigley died in Los Angeles at age 80. Five years ago: A U.S. drone airstrike in Yemen killed two American members of al-Qaida, cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and recruiting magazine editor Samir Khan. One year ago: Just hours ...
The Archive: Guys and Dolls is still rockin' the boat 65 years after it started
With a cast headed by subsequent Tony laureates Robert Alda (father of Alan) as Sky and Isabel Bigley as Sarah, there was undiluted praise for the magnificent score which contained not a weak number within the 16 songs included in the stage version.
Playbill Vault's Today In Theatre History: May 28
Starring Isabel Bigley, it runs 358 performances at the Majestic Theatre. 1958 Charles Laughton returns to the London stage after a 22 year absence in The Party. He also directs this Jane Arden play about an alcoholic. Albert Finney, Joyce Redman, and ...
Playbill Vault's Today In Theatre History: November 24
1849 Birthday of author Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924), author of several Broadway plays in the early the 20th century, including Little Lord Fauntleroy, The Little Princess, The Pretty Sister of Jose and That Man and I. Her novel The Secret ...