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Janelawrence
Jane Lawrence
Biographical Information
Born February 3rd, 1915
Bozeman, Montana, United States
Died August 5th, 2005
New York City, New York, United States
Productions Oklahoma! as Gertie Cummings (original Broadway cast)
Inside U.S.A. (original cast)
Where's Charley as Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez (original Broadway cast)
Idomeneo as Electra
XS: The Opera Opus (original cast)
Recordings Oklahoma! (original cast recording)
Inside U.S.A. (original cast recording)
Vocal Type Soprano

Jane Lawrence was an American actress.

BiographyEdit

Born in Bozeman, Montana, Lawrence achieved a small degree of fame on Broadway before becoming an opera singer. She was also closely linked to the Abstract Expressionist movement and was the subject of one of Jackson Pollock's paintings. She made only one film appearance in Sailor's Holiday.

Lawrence passed away in 2005.

SingingEdit

Though primarily an opera singer, Lawrence appeared a number of times on Broadway, most notably as Gertie Cummings in the original cast of Oklahoma!. She also appeared in the musical revue Inside U.S.A. and the original cast of Where's Charley as Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez.

Lawrence also sang the part of Elettra at the Salzburg Festival in 1951, and took part in the experimental XS: The Opera Opus in 1984.

StageEdit

Oklahoma (1943)(originated the role)Edit

  • The Farmer and the Cowman
  • Oklahoma!
  • Finale

Inside U.S.A. (1948)Edit

  • First Prize At The Fair (Wisconsin) (contains solo lines)

Where's Charley? (1948)Edit

  • Lovelier Than Ever (contains solo lines)

Idomeneo (1951)Edit

XS: The Opera Opus (1984)(originated the role)Edit

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