Guthrie McClintic
American director
Guthrie McClintic
Guthrie McClintic was a successful theatre director, film director and producer based in New York.
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Katharine Cornell's Cobourg connection - Northumberland News
Google News - over 5 years
After her return to the United States, Ms. Cornell fell in love with a theatre director named Guthrie McClintic. They were married at a relative's house in Cobourg on Sept. 8, 1921. Ms. Cornell's family maintained a summer home which they purchased
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THE GRAND MANNER, by AR Gurney, now playing at the Kavinoky Theatre. - Buffalo Rising
Google News - almost 6 years
Richard Lambert plays Cornell's nominal husband, Guthrie McClintic, who is also her flamboyant manager and adviser. The couple shares everything but a bed, yet clearly this is a partnership based upon love and trust, and one which succeeded
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Kavinoky Presents "The Grand Manner" - WKBW-TV
Google News - almost 6 years
“The play imagines a backstage encounter between the youthful playwright Gurney, Katharine Cornell, her director-husband Guthrie McClintic, and her lover/manager Gert in New York City in 1948,” tells director Robert Waterhouse
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THEATER REVIEW | 'THE GRAND MANNER'; Life Lessons, And Sweet Siren Song Of The-a-tuh
NYTimes - over 6 years
The title is ''The Grand Manner,'' but the style of A. R. Gurney's latest play, which opened Sunday night at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center, is definitely on the cozy side. A homey needlepoint embroidery on Mr. Gurney's encounter as a prep school student with the fabled American actress Katharine Cornell, this fantasy memoir allows
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ARTS, BRIEFLY; Steggert And Burton In New Play By Gurney
NYTimes - almost 7 years
Bobby Steggert, right, will play a character A. R. Gurneybased on his own younger self, and Kate Burton, below right, will portray the stage actress who inspired him in a production of Mr. Gurney's new play, ''The Grand Manner,'' for Lincoln Center Theater, the theater company said Thursday. The production will also star Boyd Gaines and Brenda
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Paid Notice: Deaths SCHNITZER, ROBERT C.
NYTimes - about 9 years
SCHNITZER--Robert C., former actor, producer, educator and theater administrator died January 2 in Stamford, Connecticut at the age of 101. Born in New York City, he was educated at the Horace Mann School and Columbia University. He was Chairman of the Westport Arts Center upon its inception. He began his career with the Walter Hampden Company at
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When Icons Were Icons
NYTimes - about 13 years
DESIGN FOR LIVING Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne: A Biography. By Margot Peters. Illustrated. 394 pp. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $30. WHY is a major acting team such a rarity in the theater? Actors have been known to marry actresses, both continuing to act. Why, then, are Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne such a legendary, perhaps even unique,
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Curtain Going Up at the Performing Arts Library
NYTimes - over 15 years
In the cultural diadem of Lincoln Center, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts seemed like an added jewel -- the smallest of the buildings, the one nestled between the Metropolitan Opera House and the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Now, after a $38 million, three-year renovation, the streamlined library, newly named the Dorothy and Lewis
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Norris Houghton, Theater Director, Dies at 92
NYTimes - over 15 years
Norris Houghton, a theatrical producer and designer, and founder of the Phoenix, one of the first and most successful of New York's not-for-profit Off Broadway theaters, died yesterday at St. Vincent's Hospital, said Frank Lloyd Dent, a longtime friend and neighbor. He was 92. Born in Indianapolis, Mr. Houghton discovered the theater at an early
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Paid Notice: Deaths FISHBURN, GERALDINE KAY
NYTimes - over 15 years
FISHBURN-Geraldine Kay. Died Tuesday, September 25, 2001, in Oxford, OH. She was 88. Ms. Fishburn was born July 29, 1913, in NYC to Joseph and Tillye Koerpel. Her career as a professional actress began at the age of 12, when using the stage name Geraldine Kay. She appeared in a Broadway production directed by Guthrie McClintic. After building a
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STAGE VIEW; When These Two Chat, an Era Is Speaking
NYTimes - over 19 years
JULIE HARRIS WAS SPEAKING WITH THE urgency of a heroine in a Victorian melodrama who recalls being snatched, at the very last minute, from the path of a speeding train. ''Chris saved the day,'' she said, in that voice that always seems to glow with illuminated italics. ''We would have gone down without him.'' ''Oh, please,'' snorted the hero in
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Brenda Forbes, 87; Played Quirky Characters
NYTimes - over 20 years
Brenda Forbes, a character actress who gave vital support onstage to Katharine Cornell, Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne and other stars during a career that lasted more than 60 years, died on Wednesday at her home in Manhattan. She was 87. She died of cancer, said Erik A. Hanson, a friend. Miss Forbes, who began acting with the Old Vic in 1927, made her
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BROADWAY STARS;'Real' Producers Are Long Gone
NYTimes - about 21 years
To the Editor: In reading Ethan Mordden's article "Quick: Name a Hot, New Musical Star" [Jan. 28] it struck me that stars and playwrights are only nurtured by "real" producers, which is the principal reason for the lack thereof on Broadway today. To turn back the clock, one should remember that Vinton Freedley discovered Ethel Merman at the
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Guthrie McClintic
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1961
    Age 67
    His widow retired from acting shortly after his death, her last role being in Jerome Kilty's dramatization of Dear Liar in 1961.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1937
    Age 43
    He also directed Hamlet featuring John Gielgud in New York in 1937.
    More Details Hide Details Katharine served on the Board of Directors of The Rehearsal Club, a place where young actresses could stay while looking for work in the theatre. McClintic sometimes found roles for the young women in his plays. In what may have been lavender marriages, gay McClintic was married to actress Estelle Winwood, and then to actress Katharine Cornell—herself a lesbian—for forty years. After they were married, they formed a production team M.C. & C Company, which produced all the plays for the rest of his life. He directed every play that Cornell starred in, including Romeo and Juliet, Candida, Antony and Cleopatra, No Time for Comedy, Antigone, St. Joan, The Doctor's Dilemma, Three Sisters, and There Shall Be No Night, and The Constant Wife. Their production company brought over many of the leading Shakespearean actors of the day, giving them their first prominent Broadway roles, including John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Maurice Evans, and Laurence Olivier.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1931
    Age 37
    McClintic's first major success was on The Barretts of Wimpole Street featuring his wife in 1931.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1893
    Born
    Born on August 6, 1893.
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