(1949 K-Y First Edition. No DJ. Pages stiff and tight, sho...)
1949 K-Y First Edition. No DJ. Pages stiff and tight, showing no creases, folds, rips, tears, writing or markings. Binding tight and strong. Some tanning to pages from age, and boards show minor soiling and edgewear from normal age and handling. Over, clean, tight copy with pages showing little if any signs of being read. No musty or smoky odors. Not ex-library. Ships WITHIN THE HOUR from TN, with tracking.
Student, Collège Sévigne, Paris. Master of Arts (honorary), Tufts College, 1927. Doctor of Humane Letters, Smith College, 1930.
Doctor of Humane Letters, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1959. Doctor of Humane Letters, Goucher College, 1960. Doctor of Humane Letters, University North Carolina, 1964.
Doctor of Humane Letters, Bard College, 1965. Doctor of Humane Letters, Fairfield University, 1966. Doctor of Letters, Russell Sage College, 1930.
Doctor of Letters, Brown University, 1933. Doctor of Letters, Mount Holyoke College, 1937.
Debut in: The Laughter of Fools, Prince of Wales Theatre, London, 1915. New York debut in: The Melody of Youth, 1916. Appeared, in New York and on tour in Mr.
Lazarus, 1916-1917, (with Ethel Barrymore in) The Off Chance, 1917-1918, Not So Long Ago, 1920-1921, Liliom, 1921-1922, The Swan, 1923. Hannele in: The Assumption of Hanele, by Hauptmann, 1923, Jeanne d'Arc, by Mercedes de Acosta, 1925, The Call of Life, by Schnitzler, 1925, The Master Builder, by Ibsen, 1925-1926. Co-founder, director, Civic Repertory Theatre, New York City, opening October 25, 1926, presented over 30 plays in 7 years including Allison's House (Pulitzer prize), Alice in Wonderland, others, American Repertory Theatre, which produced Henry VIII, Ibsens' John Gabriel Brokman.
Ibsen's Hedda Gabler and Ghosts, 1948. Toured in: The Corn Is Green, 1949-1950. On Broadway in The Southwest Corner, 1955.
As Queen Elizabeth in: on Broadway in Schiller's Mary Stuart, New York City, 1957, on tour, 1959-1960. In, Maxwell Anderson's Elizabeth the Queen, 1961-1962. Toured in: Sea Gull, National Repertory Theatre, 1963-1964.
In: The Trojan Women. Appeared with, American Psychological Association Repertory Theatre, New York City. As Marguerite in: Exit The King.
Also directed: Chekov's The Cherry Orchard, 1967-1968, Doll's House, Seattle Repertory, 1975. Appeared as Countess in: All's Well That Ends Well, Shakespeare Festival Theatre, Stratford, Connecticut, 1970. In: Dream-Watcher, White Barn Theatre, 1975, The Royal Family, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1976, national tour, 1976-1977.
To Grandmother's House We Go, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1980-1981. Appeared: in movie The Resurrection, 1979. (Special Tony award American Theatre Wing 1964, Emmy award 1978).
Author: autobiography At 33, 1934, Flossie and Bossie, 1949 (London edition 1950), With a Quiet Heart, 1953, The Mystic in the Theatre, a study of Eleonora Duse, 1966. Translator many works of Henrik Ibsen, Hans Christian Andersen. Director Alice in Wonderland, Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1982-1983.
Member Actors' Equity Association, American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, Dramatists Guild.