Eva Le Gallienne

Director, Performer, Producer, Writer, Conception
( b. Jan 11, 1899 London, ENGLAND - d. Jun 03, 1991 Weston, Connecticut, USA ) Female
Also known as:     Eva La Gallienne
Eva LeGallienne

Broadway Production Credits

Alice in Wonderland
Play, Fantasy, Play with music, Revival
Dec 23, 1982 - Jan 09, 1983
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [White Queen]
Adapted for the stage by Eva Le Gallienne
Conceived by Eva Le Gallienne

To Grandmother's House We Go
Play, Drama, Original
Jan 15, 1981 - Mar 08, 1981
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne [Grandie]

The Royal Family
Play, Comedy, Revival
Dec 30, 1975 - Jul 18, 1976
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne [Fanny Cavendish]

The Cherry Orchard
Play, Comedy, Revival
Mar 19, 1968 - Jun 22, 1968
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Translated by Eva Le Gallienne

Exit the King
Play, Original
Jan 09, 1968 - Jun 22, 1968
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Queen Marguerite]

The Wild Duck
Play, Revival
Jan 11, 1967 - Jun 17, 1967
Translated by Eva Le Gallienne

The Seagull
Play, Drama, Comedy, Revival
Apr 05, 1964 - May 02, 1964
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Madame Arkadina]
Translated by Eva Le Gallienne

Mary Stuart
Play, Revival
Oct 08, 1957 - Nov 24, 1957
Performer: Eva La Gallienne [Queen Elizabeth]

The Southwest Corner
Play, Original
Feb 03, 1955 - Mar 05, 1955
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Marcia Elder]

The Starcross Story
Play, Original
Jan 13, 1954 - Jan 13, 1954
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Lady Starcross]

The Strong Are Lonely
Play, Drama, Original
Sep 29, 1953 - Oct 03, 1953
From the French version of the German version, adapted by Eva Le Gallienne

The Corn Is Green
Play, Drama, Revival
Jan 11, 1950 - Jan 22, 1950
Performer: Eva La Gallienne [Miss Moffat]

Hedda Gabler
Play, Drama, Revival
Feb 24, 1948 - Mar 06, 1948
Produced by The American Repertory Theatre
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Hedda Tesman]
Translated by Eva Le Gallienne

Ghosts
Play, Drama, Revival
Feb 16, 1948 - Feb 21, 1948
Produced by The American Repertory Theatre
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Mrs. Helen Alving]
Translated by Eva Le Gallienne

Alice in Wonderland
Play, Fantasy, Play with music, Revival
Apr 05, 1947 - Jun 28, 1947
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne [White Queen]
Produced by The American Repertory Theatre
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Written by Eva Le Gallienne
Conceived by Eva Le Gallienne

Yellow Jack
Play, Drama, History, Revival
Feb 27, 1947 - Mar 15, 1947
Produced by The American Repertory Theatre

A Pound on Demand / Androcles and the Lion
Androcles and the Lion
Play, Comedy, Revival
Dec 19, 1946 - Feb 22, 1947
Produced by The American Repertory Theatre
A Pound on Demand
Play, Drama,One Act, Original
Dec 19, 1946 - Feb 22, 1947
Produced by The American Repertory Theatre

John Gabriel Borkman
Play, Drama, Revival
Nov 12, 1946 - Feb 19, 1947
Produced by The American Repertory Theatre
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Miss Ella Rentheim]
Translated by Eva Le Gallienne

What Every Woman Knows
Play, Comedy, Revival
Nov 08, 1946 - Feb 15, 1947
Produced by The American Repertory Theatre
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Comtesse de la Briere]

King Henry VIII
Play, History, Revival
Nov 06, 1946 - Feb 21, 1947
Produced by The American Repertory Theatre
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Katherine of Aragon]

The Tempest
Play, Comedy, Revival
Nov 12, 1945 - Dec 01, 1945
Based on a Production Idea by: Eva Le Gallienne

Therese
Play, Drama, Original
Oct 09, 1945 - Dec 31, 1945
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne [Therese]

The Tempest
Play, Comedy, Revival
Jan 25, 1945 - Apr 21, 1945
Based on a production idea by Eva Le Gallienne

The Cherry Orchard
Play, Drama, Revival
Jan 01, 1945 - Jan 06, 1945
Staged by Eva LeGallienne
Performer: Eva LeGallienne [Ranevskaya, Lyubov Andreevna]

The Cherry Orchard
Play, Comedy, Revival
Jan 25, 1944 - Apr 15, 1944
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Ranevskaya, Lyubov Andreevna]

Uncle Harry
Play, Drama, Original
May 20, 1942 - May 09, 1943
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne [Lettie]

The Rivals
Play, Comedy, Revival
Jan 14, 1942 - Feb 28, 1942
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne

Ah, Wilderness!
Play, Comedy, Revival
Oct 02, 1941 - Oct 25, 1941
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne

Frank Fay Vaudeville
Special, Revue, Original
Mar 02, 1939 - Apr 19, 1939
Performer: Eva LeGallienne

Madame Capet
Play, Drama, Original
Oct 25, 1938 - Oct 1938
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne [Marie Antoinette]

Prelude to Exile
Play, Drama, Original
Nov 30, 1936 - Jan 1937
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Mathilde Wesendonck]

A Sunny Morning
Play, Comedy, Original
Dec 07, 1935 - Dec 07, 1935
Produced by Eva Le Gallienne
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Dona Laura]

The Women Have Their Way
Play, Comedy, Revival
Dec 07, 1935 - Dec 07, 1935
Produced by Eva Le Gallienne
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Juanita La Rosa]

Camille
Play, Drama, Revival
Dec 04, 1935 - Dec 1935
Produced by Eva Le Gallienne
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Marguerite Gautier]

Rosmersholm
Play, Revival
Dec 02, 1935 - Dec 1935
Produced by Eva Le Gallienne
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Rebecca West]
Revised translation by Eva Le Gallienne

L'Aiglon
Play, Drama, Tragedy, Revival
Nov 03, 1934 - Dec 1934
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne ["L'Aiglon"]

The Cherry Orchard
Play, Comedy, Revival
Mar 06, 1933 - Apr 1933
Produced by Eva Le Gallienne
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Varya]

Alice in Wonderland
Play, Fantasy, Play with music, Original
Dec 12, 1932 - Dec 1933
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [White Queen]
Written by Eva Le Gallienne

Dear Jane
Play, Comedy, Original
Nov 14, 1932 - Nov 1932
Produced by Eva Le Gallienne
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Cassandra Austen]

Liliom
Play, Revival
Oct 26, 1932 - Oct 1932
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Julie]

Alison's House
Play, Drama, Revival
May 11, 1931 - May 23, 1931
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Elsa]

Camille
Play, Drama, Revival
Jan 26, 1931 - Mar 1931
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Marguerite Gautier]

Alison's House
Play, Drama, Original
Dec 01, 1930 - Jan 1931
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Elsa]

Siegfried
Play, Drama, Original
Oct 20, 1930 - Nov 1930
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Genevieve]

Romeo and Juliet
Play, Tragedy, Revival
Oct 06, 1930 - Nov 1930
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Juliet]

Romeo and Juliet
Play, Tragedy, Revival
Apr 21, 1930 - May 1930
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Juliet]

The Open Door
Play, One Act, Original
Jan 27, 1930 - Feb 1930
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Lady Torminster]

The Women Have Their Way
Play, Comedy, Original
Jan 27, 1930 - Feb 1930
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Juanita La Rosa]

The Living Corpse
Play, Tragedy, Original
Dec 06, 1929 - Jan 1930
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Anna Dimitrievna Karenina]

Mademoiselle Bourrat
Play, Drama, Original
Oct 07, 1929 - Oct 1929
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne

The Cherry Orchard
Play, Drama, Revival
Sep 23, 1929 - Oct 1929
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Varya]

The Seagull
Play, Drama, Comedy, Revival
Sep 16, 1929 - Nov 1929
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Masha]

Katerina
Play, Original
Feb 25, 1929 - Mar 1929
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne

The Lady from Alfaqueque
Play, Comedy, Original
Jan 14, 1929 - Jan 1929
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne

Peter Pan
Play, Fantasy, Revival
Nov 26, 1928 - Dec 1928
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne [Peter Pan]

The Cherry Orchard
Play, Comedy, Revival
Oct 15, 1928 - Dec 1928
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Varya]

L'Invitation au Voyage
Play, Original
Oct 04, 1928 - Oct 1928
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Marie-Louise]

The Would-Be Gentleman
Play, Original
Oct 01, 1928 - Oct 1928
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne

Hedda Gabler
Play, Drama, Revival
Mar 26, 1928 - Apr 1928
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Hedda Tesman]
Revised translation by Eva Le Gallienne

Improvisations in June
Play, Comedy, Original
Mar 05, 1928 - Mar 1928
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Princess Orloff]

The First Stone
Play, Original
Jan 16, 1928 - Jan 1928
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Sarah Peri]

The Good Hope
Play, Drama, Revival
Oct 18, 1927 - Nov 1927
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Jo]

Inheritors
Play, Revival
Mar 15, 1927 - Apr 1927
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Aunt Isabel]

The Cradle Song
Play, Comedy, Original
Jan 24, 1927 - Apr 1927
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne
Sister Joanna of the Cross - Replacement

Twelfth Night
Play, Comedy, Revival
Dec 20, 1926 - Jan 1927
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Viola]

La Locandiera (The Mistress of the Inn)
Play, Comedy, Original
Dec 06, 1926 - Jan 1927
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Mirandolina]

John Gabriel Borkman
Play, Drama, Revival
Nov 09, 1926 - Nov 1926
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Miss Ella Rentheim]

The Three Sisters
Play, Drama, Revival
Nov 08, 1926 - Dec 1926
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Masha]

The Master Builder
Play, Drama, Revival
Nov 01, 1926 - Nov 1926
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Hilde Wangel]

Saturday Night
Play, Original
Oct 25, 1926 - Nov 1926
Staged by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Imperia]

John Gabriel Borkman
Play, Drama, Revival
Jan 29, 1926 - Feb 1926
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Miss Ella Rentheim]

The Master Builder
Play, Drama, Revival
Nov 10, 1925 - Feb 1926
Directed by Eva Le Gallienne
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Hilde Wangel]

The Call of Life
Play, Original
Oct 09, 1925 - Oct 1925
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Marie]

The Swan
Play, Comedy, Original
Aug 25, 1924 - Sep 20, 1924
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Alexandra]

The Assumption of Hannele
Play, Original
Feb 15, 1924 - Feb 1924
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Hannele]

The Swan
Play, Comedy, Original
Oct 23, 1923 - Jun 01, 1924
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Alexandra]

The Rivals
Play, Comedy, Revival
May 07, 1923 - May 1923
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Julia]

Sandro Botticelli
Play, Drama, Romance, Original
Mar 26, 1923 - Apr 1923
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Simonetta Vespucci]

Liliom
Play, Original
Apr 20, 1921 - Jan 07, 1922
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Julie]

Not So Long Ago
Play, Romantic Comedy, Original
May 04, 1920 - May 1920
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Elsie Dover]

Elsie Janis and Her Gang [1919]
Musical, Revue, Original
Dec 01, 1919 - Jan 17, 1920
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [The Parisienne]

Lusmore
Play, Drama, Original
Sep 09, 1919 - Sep 1919
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Eithne]

Belinda
Play, Original
May 06, 1918 - Jun 1918
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne

The Off Chance
Play, Original
Feb 14, 1918 - May 1918
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne [Duchess of Burchester]

Mr. Lazarus
Play, Original
Sep 05, 1916 - Oct 1916
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne

Bunny
Play, Original
Jan 04, 1916 - Jan 1916
Performer: Eva Le Gallienne

Awards and Nominations

1981 Tony Award® Best Actress in a Play

To Grandmother's House We Go [nominee]
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne

1981 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Play

To Grandmother's House We Go [nominee]
Starring: Eva Le Gallienne

1977 Theatre World Special Award

nomineeEva Le Gallienne   [recipient]

1964 Tony Award® Special Award

nomineeEva Le Gallienne  (celebrating her 50th year as an actress, honored for her work with the National Repertory Theatre)  [recipient]

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