Worth, Irene

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Irene Worth (1915-2002), American actress, winner of three Tony Awards, who appeared in Thornton Wilder's The Alcestiad ("A Life in the Sun") at the Edinburgh Festival in 1955 and in the stage version of "The Woman of Andros" in 1963.

From the description of Irene Worth papers relating to Thornton Wilder, 1955-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171891

Epithet: actress

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x000090

American actress.

From the description of A tribute to Ellen Terry, 1997. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122598336

From the description of Irene Worth papers, 1951-1996. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270930570

From the guide to the A tribute to Ellen Terry, 1997, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Max Reinhardt papers, 1899-2006 British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf Hardwick, Elizabeth. Papers, 1934-1991 (bulk 1960-1990). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Worth, Irene, 1916-2002. Irene Worth papers, 1951-1996. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Arthur Unger collection of recorded interviews [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Eliot, Henry Ware, 1879-1947, collector. T. S. Eliot collection, 1881-1994. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Photographs: Index. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Worth, Irene. Letter, 1984, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Paul Scofield Collection, 1807 - 2010 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Stratford Festival Collection. Irene Worth : virtuoso performances, 1983 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf MS Mus. 1565. William Walton: ‘Jodelling Song’ and ‘Trams’. Autograph pencil full score. Numbered ‘22’ and ‘13’ respectively, which corresponds with the numbering in the first performance of the revised version. ff. 2-3r. ‘Jodelling Song’, for fl... British Library
referencedIn Sir Alec Guinness Archive, 1914-2003 British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn Alix Jeffry additional papers, 1935-1993. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Shaw Program Collection. You never can tell / by Bernard Shaw - program of Theatre Royal Haymarket production directed by Toby Robertson, 1987. University of Guelph
referencedIn Kral, Elmer. Papers, 1960-1999. University of Nebraska - Lincoln
referencedIn New York Shakespeare Festival. Press Office Records, 1957-1991 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Guelph Spring Festival Archives. Irene Worth "An Evening of Shakespeare", May 7, 1978 - house program. University of Guelph
creatorOf Tributes paid to Richardson by Irene Worth, Sir John Gielgud, Sir Laurence Olivier (partial), correspondence between Reinhardt and Laurence Evans on a suitable memorial publication, copy of letter of 1993 from Meriel Richardson to Reinhardt, press cu..., 1983-1993 British Library
creatorOf Worth, Irene. A tribute to Ellen Terry, 1997. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf MS Mus. 1624. Rosenthal Correspondence. Vol. xvi (ff. 320). Wae -Zyl.includes:f. 1. Harold David Rosenthal, writer on music: H. H. Waechter, of Creswell, Oregon: Letter to Harold David Rosenthal from H. H. Waechter: 1974: Typewritten, signed. f. 4.... British Library
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Iseman, Marjorie Frankenthaler, d. 2003. Marjorie Iseman papers relating to Irene Worth, 1969-2002. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bolasni, Saul, 1923-. An oral history interview with Saul Bolasni / conducted by David Farneth and Peggy Meyer Sherry for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, Weill-Lenya Research Center, New York City, 1991 April 18 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Guelph Spring Festival Archives. Correspondence, contracts, and program for presentation by I. Worth, entitled "An Evening with Shakespeare", 1978 - performance file. University of Guelph
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
creatorOf A tribute to Ellen Terry, 1997 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Worth, Irene. [Props used by Irene Worth in production of Samuel Beckett's Happy days]. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Worth, Irene. Irene Worth papers relating to Thornton Wilder, 1955-1977. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Thornton Wilder papers, 1892-1991, 1935-1975 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
associatedWith Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980. person
associatedWith Bolasni, Saul, 1923- person
associatedWith Clark, Jane, Lady. person
associatedWith Clark, Kenneth, 1903- person
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith Gielgud, John, 1904-2000. person
associatedWith Guelph Spring Festival Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Guelph Spring Festival Archives. corporateBody
correspondedWith Guinness, Sir, Alec, 1914-2000 person
associatedWith Hardwick, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Iseman, Marjorie Frankenthaler, d. 2003. person
associatedWith Jeffry, Alix. person
associatedWith Kral, Elmer. person
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Shakespeare Festival corporateBody
associatedWith Papp, Joseph. person
associatedWith Scofield, Paul person
associatedWith Shaw Program Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Stratford Festival Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928. person
correspondedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Unger, Arthur person
associatedWith Vidal, Gore, 1925- person
associatedWith Wilder, Isabel, 1900- person
associatedWith Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. person
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American literature--20th century
Authors and theater
Actresses
Theater--Production and direction
American drama--20th century
Authors, American--20th century
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Authors
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Birth 1916-06-23

Death 2002-03-10

Americans

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