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Elaine May Poster

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  • "Fabulous Fifties, The" (31 January 1960), as Guest
  • (2002) Stage: Wrote "Adult Entertainment", opened off-Broadway, directed by Stanley Donen.
  • (1983) Stage: Wrote the play, "Hot Line," at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, IL.
  • (1960) Stage: Appeared in "Broadway Evening" on Broadway. Also in cast: Mike Nichols.
  • (1994) She acted in Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Intimate Exchanges," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Gene Saks in the cast.
  • (March 13, 1957) She acted in Aristophanes' play, "Lysistrata," in a Playwrights Theatre Club Production at the Studebaker Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Vicki Cummings (Lysistrata), Mike Nichols, Severn Darden, Barbara Harris, Andrew Duncan, and Jeffrey Sweet in the cast. Paul Sills and Bernie Sahlins were directors.
  • (1960) "An Evening with Mike Nichols and Elaine May," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey.
  • (April 17 to 28, 1973) Her play, "Adaptation, was performed in an Actors Theatre of Louisville production at an Off Broadway Theatre in New York City with Vaughn McBride (Games Master); Linda Selman (Female Player); G. W. Bailey (Male Player) and Toby Tompkins (Contestant) in the cast. Terrence McNally's play, "Next," was performed in an Actors Theatre of Louisville production at an Off Broadway Theatre in New York CIty with G.W. Bailey (Marion Cheever) and Linda Selman (Sgt. Thech) in the cast.
  • (May 22 to 25, 1974) Her play, "Adaptation," and August Strindberg's play, "Motherlove," was performed in an Actors Theatre of Louisville production at the Summer Theatre in Louisville, Kentucky. Jon Jory was artistic director.
  • (1970 to 1971 season) Terrence McNally and her play, "Adaptation/Next," was performed at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island. Wayne Carson was director. Robert D. Soule was set and lighting designer. John Lehmeyer was costume designer.
  • (2019) Premiered in September 2018 at the John Golden Theatre on Broadway as Gladys in The Waverly Gallery. At age 87, after more than 60 years in the entertainment industry, Ms. May won the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for The Waverly Gallery, her first major acting award. She also won the 2019 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for the same role/production.

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