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Geraldine Page

(1924—1987)

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Actors' Studio

Actors' Studio  

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An acting workshop in New York City, founded in 1947 by Elia Kazan and others, and a leading centre of method acting.
Circle in the Square

Circle in the Square  

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Off-Broadway theatre, founded in 1951 by José Quintero and others as a nonprofit offshoot of the Loft Players. It played in the round in a small theatre on Sheridan Square ...
A Lie of the Mind

A Lie of the Mind  

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(1985),a play by Sam Shepard. [Promenade Theatre, 185 perf.; NYDCC Award.] Jake (Harvey Keitel) believes he has beaten his wife Beth to death and so runs away. Beth (Amanda ...
Page, Geraldine

Page, Geraldine (1924–87)   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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2003
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(1924–87),

American Method actress, who made her début in Chicago in 1940 and in New York in 1945

Page, Geraldine [Sue]

Page, Geraldine [Sue] (1924–87)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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2004
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Born in Kirksville, Missouri, she studied at the Goodman Theatre School and with Uta Hagen before coming to playgoers' attention

Page, Geraldine

Page, Geraldine (1924–87)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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(1924–87)

American actress. After years of summer and winter *stock, she joined *Off-Broadway's Circle in

Page, Geraldine

Page, Geraldine (1924–87)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
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(1924–87)

American actress. The Missouri-born Page trained at Chicago's Goodman Theatre and made her New York debut

Page, Geraldine

Page, Geraldine (22 Nov. 1924)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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(b. Kirksville, Mo., 22 Nov. 1924; d. New York, 13 June 1987)

Actress. An exponent

Rainmaker

Rainmaker  

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(1954),a play by N. Richard Nash. [Cort Theatre, 124 perf.] The Curry family has two problems: their farm is threatened by a severe, prolonged drought, and they have been ...
Rip Torn

Rip Torn  

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[né(b. 1931), actor and director.The intense, unpredictable actor has always managed to find bold and unusual parts and has also directed experimental theatre projects. He was born in ...
Strange Interlude

Strange Interlude  

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Drama in two parts and nine acts by O'Neill, produced and published in 1928 and awarded a Pulitzer Prize. Its stream-of-consciousness technique uses asides to reveal the inner thoughts of the ...
Summer and Smoke

Summer and Smoke  

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(1948),a play by Tennessee Williams. [Music Box Theatre, 100 perf.] Alma Winemiller (Margaret Phillips), the prim daughter of the local minister, is at once repelled and fascinated by her ...
Sweet Bird of Youth

Sweet Bird of Youth  

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AT: The Enemy: Time A: Tennessee Williams Pf: 1956, Coral Gables, Florida Pb: 1959 G: Drama in 3 acts S: Hotel and its garden, Gulf Coast town, 1950s C: 15m, 7fChance Wayne, a handsome but dissipated ...
Uta Hagen

Uta Hagen  

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(b. Göttingen, Germany, 12 June 1919)Actress and teacher who made her debut as Nina in the Lunt–Fontanne The Seagull (1938). She played Desdemona to Paul Robeson's Othello (1943) in ...

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