Who's in the Theatre Hall of Fame


12 Jun 1996

The following people have been inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame (located at the Gershwin Theatre in New York) as of January 1996. New inductions are held each January.



The following people have been inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame (located at the Gershwin Theatre in New York) as of January 1996. New inductions are held each January.

George Abbott
Maude Adams
Viola Adams
Stella Adler
Edward Albee
Theoni V. Aldredge
Ira Aldridge
Jane Alexander
Wintrhop Ames
Judith Anderson
Maxwell Anderson
Robert Anderson
Margaret Anglin
Harold Arlen
George Arliss
Boris Aronson
Adele Astaire
Fred Astaire
Brooks Atkinson
Pearl Bailey
George Balanchine
William Ball
Anne Bancroft
Tallulah Bankhead
Richard Barr
Philip Barry
Ethel Barrymore
John Barrymore
Lionel Barrymore
Nora Bayes
S. N. Behrman
David Belasco
Barbara Bel Geddes
Norman Bel Geddes
Michael Bennett
Richard Bennett
Irving Berlin
Sarah Bernhardt
Leonard Bernstein
Earl Blackwell
Kermit Bloomgarden
Jerry Bock
Ray Bolger
Edwin Booth
Junius Brutus Booth
Shirley Booth
Alice Brady
Fannie Brice
Peter Brooks
John Mason Brown
Billie Burke
Abe Burrows
Richard Burton
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
Zoe Caldwell
Eddie Cantor
Morris Carnovsky
Mrs. Leslie Carter
Gower Champion
Frank Chanfrau
Carol Channing
Ruth Chatterton
Paddy Chayefsky
Ina Claire
Bbby Clark
Harold Clurman
Lee J. Cobb
George M. Cohan
Jack Cole
Cy Coleman
Constance Collier
Betty Comden
Marc Connelly
Barbara Cook
Katharine Cornell
Noel Coward
Jane Cowl
Cheryl Crawford
Hume Cronyn
Russel Crouse
Charlotte Cushman
Jean Dalrymple
Augustin Daly
E. L. Davenport
Ossie Davis
Ruby Dee
Alfred de Liagre, Jr.
Agnes DeMille
Colleen Dewhurst
Howard Dietz
Dudley Digges
Melvyn Douglas
Alfred Drake
Marie Dressler
John Drew
Mrs. John Drew
William Dunlap
Mildred Dunnock
Eleanora Duse
Jeanne Eagels
Fred Ebb
Florence Eldridge
Lehman Engel
Maurice Evans
Abe Feder
Jose Ferrer
Cy Feuer
Dorothy Fields
Herbert Fields
Lewos Fields
W. C. Fields
Jules Fisher
Minnie Maddern Fiske
Clyde Fitch
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Henry Fonda
Lynn Fontanne
Horton Foote
Edwin Forrest
Bob Fosse
Rudolf Friml
Charles Frohman
Grace George
George Gershwin
Ira Gershwin
John Geilgud
Jack Gilford
William Gillette
Charles Gilpin
Lillian Gish
John Golden
Max Gordon
Ruth Gordon
Adolph Green
Paul Green
Charlotte Greenwood
Joel Grey
John Guare
Tyrone Guthrie
Uta Hagen
Lewis Hallam
Oscar Hammerstein II
Walter Hampden
Otto Harbach
E. Y. Harburg
Sheldon Harnick
Edward Harrigan
Jed Harris
Julie Harris
Rex Harrison
Lorenz Hart
Moss Hart
Tony Hart
Helen Hayes
Leland Hayward
Ben Hecht
Eileen Hechart
Theresa Helburn
Lillian Hellman
Katharine Hepburn
Victor Herbert
Jerry Herman
James Herman
Al Hirshfield
Raymond Hitchcock
Celeste Holm
Hanya Holm
Arthur Hopkins
De Wolf Hopper
John Houseman
Leslie Howard
Sidney Howard
Eugene Howard
Willie Howard
Barnard Hughes
Henry Hull
Walter Huston
William Inge
Bernard B. Jacobs
Elsie Janis
Joseph Jefferson
Al Jolson
James Earl Jones
Raul Julia
John Kander
Garson Kanin
George S. Kaufman
Danny Kaye
Elia Kazan
Gene Kelly
George Kelly
Fanny Kemble
Jerome Kern
Walter Kerr
Michael Kidd
Sidney Kingsley
Joseph Wood Krutch
Bert Lahr
Burton Lane
Lawrence Langner
Lillie Langtry
Angela Lansbury
Charles Laughton
Arthur Laurents
Gertrude Lawrence
Robert E. Lee
Eva Le Gallienne
Lotte Lenya
Alan Jay Lerner
Sam Levene
Robert Lewis
Beatrice Lillie
Howard Lindsay
Frank Loesser
Frederick Loewe
Joshua Logan
Pauline Lord
Lucille Lortel
Alfred Lunt
Charles MacArthur
Steele MacKaye
Rouben Mamoulian
Richard Mansfield
Robert B. Mantell
Frederic March
Julia Marlowe
Ernest H. Martin
Mary Martin
Raymond Massey
Siobhan McKenna
Terrence McNally
Helen Menken
Burgess Meredith
Ethel Merman
David Merrick
Jo Mielziner
Arthur Miller
Marilyn Miller
Helena Modjeska
Ferenc Molnar
Lola Montez
Victor Moore
Zero Mostel
Anna Cora Mowatt
Paul Muni
Tharon Musser
George Jean Nathan
Mildred Natwick
Nazimova
James M. Nederlander
Elliot Norton
Clifford Odets
Donald Oenslager
Laurence Olivier
Eugene O'Neill
Geraldine Page
Joseph Papp
Osgood Perkins
Bernadette Peters
Molly Picon
Christopher Plummer
Cole Porter
Robert Preston
Harold Prince
Jose Quintero
John Raitt
Michael Redgrave
Ada Rehan
Elmer Rice
Lloyd Richards
Ralph Richardson
Chita Rivera
Jason Robards
Jerome Robbins
Paul Robeson
Richard Rodgers
Will Rogers
Sigmund Romberg
Harold Rome
Lillian Russell
Gene Saks
William Saroyan
Joseph Schildkraut
Alan Schneider
Gerald Schoenfeld
Arthur Schwartz
George C. Scott
Marian Seldes
Sam Shepard
Robert E. Sherwood
J. J. Shubert
Lee Shubert
Herman Shumlin
Neil Simon
Lee Simonson
Edmund Simpson
Otis Skinner
Maggie Smith
Oliver Smith
Stephen Sondheim
E. H. Sothern
Kim Stanley
Maureen Stapleton
Roger L. Stevens
Ellen Stewart
Dorothy Stickney
Fred Stone
Lee Strasberg
Elaine Stritch
Jule Styne
Margaret Sullavan
Jessica Tandy
Laurette Taylor
Ellen Terry
Tommy Tune
Gwen Verdon
Eli Wallach
James Wallack
Lester Wallack
Tony Walton
Douglas Turner
Ward
David Warfield
Ethel Waters
Clifton Webb
Joseph Webb
Margaret Webster
Kurt Weill
Orson Welles
Mae West
Robert Whitehead
Thornton Wilder
Bert Williams
Tennessee Williams
Lanford Wilson
P. G. Wodehouse
Peggy Wood
Irene Worth
Ed Wynn
Vincent Youmans
Stark Young
Florenz Ziegfeld
Patricia Zipprodt