1901: Nazimova as Zaza on her first tour with Orlenev’s company
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1905: Nazimova as Regina in “Ghosts” during the “Orlenev’s Lyceum” season of 1905-06
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1930: Elliot Cabot and Alla Nazimova in the Theatre Guild production of “A Month in the Country”
1932: Nazimova and Claude Rains on Broadway in “The Good Earth”
1918: Nazimova plays in “A Doll’s House” at the Plymouth Theatre
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Alla Nazimova in “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen
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1935: Alla Nazimova as Helen Alving in the 1935 Broadway revival of “Ghosts.”
Alla Nazimova as Helen Alving in the 1935 Broadway revival of “Ghosts” which ran for 81 performances at the Empire Theater. The play also starred Harry Ellerbe, McKay Harris, and Ona Munson.  
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1907: Alla Nazimova as Hilde Wangel and Walter Hampden as Halvard Solness in “The Master Builder” revival, Bijou Theater, Broadway
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Photo and letter from Harry Ellerbe, who worked with Alla Nazimova on Broadway in 1936
We recently heard from Mari Lyn Henry, founder of the Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History which stemmed out of her many years of research and advocacy on behalf of forgotten artists who had a major impact on the development of theatre, especially in New York. It brings together historical scholarship on the people, […]
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1931: Alla Nazimova on Broadway in “Mourning Becomes Electra”