The Glass Menagerie * Written by Tennessee Williams * Directed by David Leveaux * Starring Jessica Lange, Christian Slater, and Sarah Paulson * Ethel Barrymore
Theatre, New York City (through July 10)
When Ethel Barrymore
was performing in a stage play in Tulsa, Okla.
His recitals of various rowdy episodes--for example, a drinking bout with Ethel Barrymore
, one of "the champion lady boozers of Broadway," enliven the memoir.
On May 1, it opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore
Theater and achieved a resounding popular success.
He made his film debut in 1949 in That Midnight Kiss costarring Kathryn Grayson and Ethel Barrymore
the Extra-Terrestrial is the fifth member of the Barrymore acting dynasty to receive a Hollywood Walk of Fame star, after father John D Barrymore and grandfather John Barrymore, whose siblings were Lionel Barrymore and Ethel Barrymore
San Diego, Old Globe theater, September 21-November 3; New York, Ethel Barrymore
theater, performances begin November 25)
Notables who died this year included Ethel Barrymore
, the celebrated actress, June 18, at 79; Ernest Bloch, composer, July 15, at 78; Raymond Chandler, author, Mar.
Lionel and Ethel Barrymore
performed the second act of The Lady of the Camellias.
This one gave guests a chance to step back in time to the early 1900s, when the late Virginia Robinson of Robinson's department stores threw lavish parties for 500 of her nearest and dearest friends, including Charlie Chaplin, Ethel Barrymore
and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.