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Sheila Smith Biography (1933-)
Addresses: Agent: c/o Martin Gage, The Gage Group, 1650 Broadway, NewYork, NY, 10019.
- actress, singer
- Birth Details
- April 3, 1933
- Conneaut, Ohio
- Feature writer, Cleveland Plain Dealer (newspaper), 1965-75; president, Meese Smeese, Inc. (fashion designers).
- Corps de ballet, The Merry Widow, Cleveland Music Hall, 1947.
New York Debut
- Minerva, Best Foot Forward, Equity Library Theatre, 1956.
Principal Stage Appearances
- Mitzi, Fiorello, City Center, NY, 1962; Remo, Anything Goes, Orpheum, NY, 1962; Miani, Sweet Miani, Players, NY, 1962; Allison, Hot Spot, Majestic, NY, 1963; To Broadway with Love, World'sFair, NY, 1964; Mame/Vera, Mame, Winter Garden, NY, 1966-69; MeredithLane, Follies, Winter Garden, NY, 1971; Joanne, Company, Alvin, NY, 1971; Sweet Sue, Sugar, Majestic, NY, 1972-73; Mme. Irene, Five O'Clock Girl, Helen Hayes, NY, 1981; Dorothy/Maggie, 42nd Street, Majestic, NY, 1981-83; Janet, Taking My Turn, Entermedia, NY, 1983-84.
The Ziegfeld Follies, Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, 1956; Hope, Fade Out, Fade In, Australian cities, 1965; Mame, Mame, U.S. andCanadian cities, 1969-70; Mrs. Latham, Forty Carats, East Coast cities, 1974; Lucille, No, No Nanette, East Coast and Midwest cities, 1974;Hesther Salomon, Equus, U.S. cities, 1975-76; Elsa, Sound of Music, U.S. cities, 1977; Golde, Fiddler on the Roof, East Coast and southern cities, 1978; Carlotta, Follies, Chicago, IL, 1980.
Omnibus, "Leonard Bernstein Salute to Musical Comedy."
Principal Television Appearances
Ray Bolger Series, "Washington Square," 1956-57; Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing; The Young and the Restless; Charley's Angels; Great Performances, "Taking My Turn, 1984.
An Operetta Nosegay, Chelsea, NY, 1980; From Broadway with Love, High Falls, NY, 1982 and 1983; An American Operetta Soirée, John Street, NY, 1983; A Viennese Operetta Soirée, John Street, NY, 1983.
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