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Marjorie had performed in dozens of theatre productions all over the country.  Though this is not a complete list, below is some of the most popular, along with some newsworthy events happening in Marjorie's life at that time.


A Place Of Our Own
Opeend April 2, 1945 at the Royale Theatre in New York City, New York.

Anniversary Waltz
Ran for two weeks beginning July 13, 1954 at the La Jolla Playhouse.
Opened at The Booth Theatre in New York City, New York on Feb. 7, 1955.
Ran the week of March 14, 1965 at the Drury Lane Theatre in Evergreen Park, Ilinois.
Marjorie's second husband, Randolph Hale, presented this production at the Alcazar Theatre.
Opened at the Alcazar on Nov. 14, 1955, under the direction of Randolph Hale, Marjorie's second husband.
While performing in this play in San Francisco, Danny Thomas and his production company attended a performance, and as a result Marjorie was cast in Make Room for Daddy.

Blythe Spirit
Ran the week of June 10, 1963 at the Garden Centre Theatre in Canada.
Ran the week of June 25, 1963 at The Little Theatre in Sullivan, Illinois
Marjorie performed in this staged production in Chicago, Illinois which co-starred Ruby Keeler and Wendel Carry.

Butterflies Are Free
Marjorie performed in this production in San Diego, California.

Cactus Flower
This also starred Hugh O'Brien.

Dark At The Top Of The Stars
The production was performed at the LaJolla Playhouse in California.

Dinner For Three
Marjorie performed in this production on Broadway.

Don't Drink The Water
Ran at the Ivoryton Playhouse in Ivortyon, Connecticut the week of Aug. 19, 1968.
Marjorie performed in this production on Broadway which also also starred Sam Levine.

Finishing Touches

Forty Carats
This production was staged both in San Diego, California and off-Broadway, and was directed by Jim Burrows.

Here Today
Opened at the La Jolla Playhouse in La Jolla, California on July 12, 1949. This production also featured Eve Arden and Robert Alda.

How The Other Half Loves
Marjorie appeared in this production at the Alhambra Dinner Theatre, which also featured Sal Mineo.

Little Brown Jug
Opened at the Martin Beck Theatre on March 6, 1946.
This Broadway production at the Martin Beck Theatre also starred Percy Kilbride.

Lunatics and Lovers
Marjorie performed in this production in San Francisco, California, which also costarred George Melville Cooper and Pamela Britton.

Mary Mary
Ran at the Houghton Lake Playhouse in Houghton Lake, Michigan Aug. 10-15, 1965.
Ran at the Embers Dinner Theatre in Monroe, Louisiana from Nov. 30-Dec. 12, 1971. This production also featured Tom Poston.
This theatre production also starred Howard Duff, Tom Poston and Richard Eastham, and among the many theatres it was performed in included the Showboat Dinner Theatre and the Valley Music Theatre in the San Fernando Valley, California.

Native Uprising
Ran for two weeks beginning July 12, 1955 at the La Jolla Playhouse.
This theatre production also starred Howard Duff  at the LaJolla Playhouse in San Diego, California.

Rope's End
Ran at the Rockbridge Indoor Theatre in Carmel, New York the week of July 20, 1936.

Second Helping
Marjorie performed in this production on Broadway.

Signature
This Broadway production at the Forest Theatre also starred Anne Jackson.

Springtime for Henry
Opened at The New Spa Theatre in Saratoga Springs, New York on Aug. 1, 1939. This production also featured Marjorie's good friends Vivian Vance (from TV's I Love Lucy) and Edward Everett Horton.
Ran at the Ridgeway Theatre in White Plains, New York the week of Sept. 4, 1939. This also featured Marjorie's good friend Edward Everett Horton.
Ran at the Bass Rocks Theatre in Gloucester, Massachusets the week of July 1, 1940. This production featured Marjorie's good friend Edward Everett Horton.
Marjorie has performed in this theatre production over 500 times, including on Broadway, and during a Los Angeles run she was signed with Universal Studios and James Cagney signed her to play opposite him in Johnny Come Lately.

The Girl in the Freudian Slip
Ran the week of March 6, 1967 at the Parker Playhouse in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. This production also featured Alan Young and Marjorie's friend Susan Brown.
This Broadway production at the Booth Theatre also costarred Alan Young and Susan Brown.

The Male Animal
Opened at the Alcazar Theatre in San Francisco, California on Sept. 6, 1941. This production also featured John Archer.
Opened at the Pasadena Playhouse on April 29, 1954. This production also featured William Schallert.

The Old Maid
Ran the week of Feb. 27, 1967 at the Playhouse in Palm Beach, Florida. This production also featured Alan Young and Marjorie's friend Susan Brown.
Ran the week of Aug. 10, 1936 at The Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts.
This was Marjorie's first stage production at the age of 16 at the Empire Theatre on Broadway.  This original drama play also featured Dame Judith Anderson and Helen Menken and received a Pulizer Prize for Drama.

The Square Needle
This production took place at the Las Palmas Theatre and also featured Alan Hale, Jr.

Wait Until Dark
Ran from Nov. 30 to Dec. 13, 1973 at the Albuquerque Little Theatre in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Marjorie performed in this theatre production in several theatres, including theatres in Denver, Colorado and Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Wayward Stork
This also featured Hal March.

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