Eva Le Gallienne

Director, Performer, Producer, Source Material, Translator, Writer
Eva Le Gallienne

Also known as: Eva La Gallienne, Eva LeGallienne

Female

Born: January 11, 1899
London, England

Died: June 3, 1991
Weston, Connecticut

 

Roles

Playbill Cover - Alice in Wonderland Alice in Wonderland
Dec. 23, 1982 - Jan. 9, 1983
Director
(Original)
 
    Conception
(Original)
 
    White Queen Performer
(Original)
 
    Adaptation for the stage
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - To Grandmother's House We Go To Grandmother's House We Go
Jan. 15, 1981 - Mar. 8, 1981
Grandie Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Royal Family The Royal Family
Dec. 30, 1975 - Jul. 18, 1976
Fanny Cavendish Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Cherry Orchard The Cherry Orchard
Mar. 19, 1968 - Jun. 22, 1968
Translator
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Exit the King Exit the King
Jan. 9, 1968 - Jun. 22, 1968
Queen Marguerite Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Seagull The Seagull
Apr. 5, 1964 - May 2, 1964
Director
(Original)
 
    Madame Arkadina Performer
(Original)
 
    Translator
(Original)
 
Mary Stuart
Oct. 8, 1957 - Nov. 24, 1957
Queen Elizabeth Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Southwest Corner The Southwest Corner
Feb. 3, 1955 - Mar. 5, 1955
Marcia Elder Performer
(Original)
 
The Starcross Story
Jan. 13, 1954 - Jan. 13, 1954
Lady Starcross Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Strong Are Lonely The Strong Are Lonely
Sep. 29, 1953 - Oct. 3, 1953
From the French version of the German version, adapted
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Corn Is Green The Corn Is Green
Jan. 11, 1950 - Jan. 22, 1950
Miss Moffat Performer
(Original)
 
Hedda Gabler
Feb. 24, 1948 - Mar. 6, 1948
Hedda Tesman Performer
(Original)
 
    Translation
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Ghosts Ghosts
Feb. 16, 1948 - Feb. 21, 1948
Mrs. Helen Alving Performer
(Original)
 
    Translation
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Alice in Wonderland Alice in Wonderland
Apr. 5, 1947 - Jun. 28, 1947
Writer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
    Conception
(Original)
 
    White Queen Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - John Gabriel Borkman John Gabriel Borkman
Nov. 12, 1946 - Feb. 19, 1947
Staging
(Original)
 
    Translation
(Original)
 
    Miss Ella Rentheim Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - What Every Woman Knows What Every Woman Knows
Nov. 8, 1946 - Feb. 15, 1947
Comtesse de la Briere Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - King Henry VIII King Henry VIII
Nov. 6, 1946 - Feb. 21, 1947
Katherine of Aragon Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Therese Therese
Oct. 9, 1945 - Dec. 31, 1945
Therese Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Tempest The Tempest
Jan. 25, 1945 - Apr. 21, 1945
Based on a Production Idea by
(Original)
 
    Based on a Production Idea
(Original)
 
The Cherry Orchard
Jan. 1, 1945 - Jan. 6, 1945
Ranevskaya, Lyubov Andreevna Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Cherry Orchard The Cherry Orchard
Jan. 25, 1944 - Apr. 15, 1944
Director
(Original)
 
    Ranevskaya, Lyubov Andreevna Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Uncle Harry Uncle Harry
May 9, 1942 - May 20, 1943
Lettie Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Rivals The Rivals
Jan. 14, 1942 - Feb. 28, 1942
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Ah, Wilderness! Ah, Wilderness!
Oct. 2, 1941 - Oct. 25, 1941
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Frank Fay Vaudeville Frank Fay Vaudeville
Mar. 2, 1939 - Apr. 19, 1939
Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Madame Capet Madame Capet
Oct. 25, 1938 - Oct. 29, 1938
Marie Antoinette Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Prelude to Exile Prelude to Exile
Nov. 30, 1936 - Jan. 9, 1937
Mathilde Wesendonck Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Sunny Morning A Sunny Morning
Dec. 7, 1935 - Dec. 7, 1935
Staging
(Original)
 
    Juanita La Rosa Performer
(Original)
 
    Producer
(Original)
 
    Dona Laura Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Camille Camille
Dec. 4, 1935 - Dec. 14, 1935
Producer
(Original)
 
    Marguerite Gautier Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Rosmersholm Rosmersholm
Dec. 2, 1935 - Dec. 1, 1935
Staging
(Original)
 
    Revised Translation
(Original)
 
    Producer
(Original)
 
    Rebecca West Performer
(Original)
 
The Cherry Orchard
Mar. 6, 1933 - Apr. 1, 1933
Staging
(Original)
 
    Producer
(Original)
 
    Varya Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Alice in Wonderland Alice in Wonderland
Dec. 12, 1932 - May 6, 1933
Writer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
    White Queen Performer
(Original)
 
Dear Jane
Nov. 14, 1932 - Nov. 1, 1932
Producer
(Original)
 
    Cassandra Austen Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
Liliom
Oct. 26, 1932 - Jan. 26, 1933
Julie Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
Camille
Jan. 26, 1931 - May 9, 1931
Marguerite Gautier Performer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Alison's House Alison's House
Dec. 1, 1930 - May 23, 1931
Elsa Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
Siegfried
Oct. 20, 1930 - Mar. 1, 1931
Genevieve Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
Romeo and Juliet
Oct. 6, 1930 - May 8, 1931
Juliet Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
Romeo and Juliet
Apr. 21, 1930 - May 24, 1930
Director
(Original)
 
    Juliet Performer
(Original)
 
The Open Door
Jan. 27, 1930 - Feb. 1, 1930
Lady Torminster Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
    Juanita La Rosa Performer
(Original)
 
The Living Corpse
Dec. 6, 1929 - May 12, 1930
Anna Dimitrievna Karenina Performer
(Original)
 
Mademoiselle Bourrat
Oct. 7, 1929 - Oct. 1, 1929
Staging
(Original)
 
The Cherry Orchard
Sep. 23, 1929 - Oct. 1, 1929
Varya Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
The Seagull
Sep. 16, 1929 - Nov. 1, 1929
Staging
(Original)
 
    Masha Performer
(Original)
 
Katerina
Feb. 25, 1929 - Mar. 1, 1929
Staging
(Original)
 
The Lady from Alfaqueque
Jan. 14, 1929 - Jan. 31, 1929
Staging
(Original)
 
Peter Pan
Nov. 26, 1928 - Dec. 1, 1928
Director
(Original)
 
    Peter Pan Performer
(Original)
 
The Cherry Orchard
Oct. 15, 1928 - Apr. 20, 1929
Varya Performer
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
L'invitation Au Voyage
Oct. 4, 1928 - Oct. 1, 1928
Marie-Louise Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
The Would-be Gentleman
Oct. 1, 1928 - Oct. 1, 1928
Director
(Original)
 
Hedda Gabler
Mar. 26, 1928 - Apr. 1, 1928
Director
(Original)
 
    Hedda Tesman Performer
(Original)
 
    Revised Translation
(Original)
 
Improvisations in June
Mar. 5, 1928 - Mar. 1, 1928
Director
(Original)
 
    Princess Orloff Performer
(Original)
 
The First Stone
Jan. 16, 1928 - Jan. 1, 1928
Sarah Peri Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
The Good Hope
Oct. 18, 1927 - Nov. 1, 1927
Jo Performer
(Original)
 
Inheritors
Mar. 15, 1927 - Mar. 1, 1927
Staging
(Original)
 
    Aunt Isabel Performer
(Original)
 
The Cradle Song
Jan. 24, 1927 - Mar. 1, 1927
Director
(Original)
 
    Sister Joanna of the Cross Performer
(Replacement)
 
Twelfth Night
Dec. 20, 1926 - Jan. 1, 1927
Director
(Original)
 
    Viola Performer
(Original)
 
La Locandiera (the Mistress of the Inn)
Dec. 6, 1926 - Jan. 1, 1927
Mirandolina Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
John Gabriel Borkman
Nov. 9, 1926 - Nov. 1, 1926
Miss Ella Rentheim Performer
(Original)
 
The Three Sisters
Nov. 8, 1926 - Dec. 1, 1926
Masha Performer
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
The Master Builder
Nov. 1, 1926 - Nov. 1, 1926
Director
(Original)
 
    Hilde Wangel Performer
(Original)
 
Saturday Night
Oct. 25, 1926 - Nov. 1, 1926
Imperia Performer
(Original)
 
    Staging
(Original)
 
John Gabriel Borkman
Jan. 29, 1926 - Feb. 1, 1926
Miss Ella Rentheim Performer
(Original)
 
The Master Builder
Nov. 10, 1925 - Jan. 1, 1926
Hilde Wangel Performer
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Call of Life The Call of Life
Oct. 9, 1925 - Oct. 1, 1925
Marie Performer
(Original)
 
The Assumption of Hannele
Feb. 15, 1924 - Feb. 1, 1924
Hannele Performer
(Original)
 
The Swan
Oct. 23, 1923 - May 31, 1924
Alexandra Performer
(Original)
 
The Rivals
May 7, 1923 - May 26, 1923
Julia Performer
(Original)
 
Sandro Botticelli
Mar. 26, 1923 - Apr. 14, 1923
Simonetta Vespucci Performer
(Original)
 
Liliom
Apr. 20, 1921 - Jan. 7, 1922
Julie Performer
(Original)
 
Not So Long Ago
May 4, 1920 - May 1, 1920
Elsie Dover Performer
(Original)
 
 

Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1981 Outstanding Actress in a Play To Grandmother's House We Go Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Performance The Royal Family Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1977 Theatre World Special Award Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1981 Actress in a Play To Grandmother's House We Go Nominee
1964 Special Award Winner
 
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