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Blanche Yurka

Director, Performer, Writer
( b. Jun 19, 1893 CZECHOSLOVAKIA - d. Jun 06, 1974 New York, New York, USA ) Female
Some sources say that she was born in Bohemia and came to the United States as an infant with her parents. No records exist that confirm either birthplace.



Productions Date of Productions
Dinner at Eight
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Mrs. Wendel]
Sep 27, 1966 - Jan 14, 1967
Jane Eyre
[Play, Romance, Original]
  • Also Starring: Blanche Yurka [Mrs. Fairfax]
May 01, 1958 - Jun 14, 1958
Diary of a Scoundrel
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Madame Sofia Tourousina]
Nov 04, 1956 - Nov 25, 1956
The Carefree Tree
[Play, Play with music, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [The Empress Dowager]
Oct 11, 1955 - Oct 30, 1955
Temper the Wind
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Sophie von Gutzkow]
Dec 27, 1946 - Jan 25, 1947
Oedipus Rex
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Dec 16, 1945 - Dec 1945
The Wind Is Ninety
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Nana]
Jun 21, 1945 - Sep 22, 1945
The Barber Had Two Sons
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka ["Ma"]
Feb 01, 1943 - Feb 20, 1943
Gloriana
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Elizabeth of England]
Nov 25, 1938 - Nov 1938
Spring in Autumn
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Madame Elena Alcara]
  • Written by Blanche Yurka
Oct 24, 1933 - Nov 1933
The Comic Artist
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Eleanor Rolf]
Apr 19, 1933 - May 1933
Lucrece
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [First Narrator]
Dec 20, 1932 - Jan 1933
Carry Nation
[Play, Original]
  • Staged by Blanche Yurka
Oct 29, 1932 - Nov 1932
Troilus and Cressida
[Play, Tragedy, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Helen]
Jun 06, 1932 - Jun 13, 1932
Electra
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Electra]
Jan 08, 1932 - Jan 1932
The Vikings
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Directed by Blanche Yurka
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Hjordis]
May 12, 1930 - May 1930
The Lady from the Sea
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Ellida]
Mar 18, 1929 - Apr 1929
Hedda Gabler
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Directed by Blanche Yurka
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Hedda Tesman]
Feb 02, 1929 - Feb 1929
The Wild Duck
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Directed by Blanche Yurka
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Gina]
Nov 19, 1928 - Jan 1929
The Squall
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Dolores Mendez]
Nov 11, 1926 - Dec 1927
The Goat Song
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Mirko's Mother]
Jan 25, 1926 - Mar 1926
The Sea Woman
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Molla Hansen]
Aug 24, 1925 - Sep 1925
The Wild Duck
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Gina]
Feb 24, 1925 - May 1925
Man and the Masses
[Play, Tragedy, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [The Woman]
Apr 14, 1924 - Jun 1924
Hamlet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Gertrude]
Nov 26, 1923 - Dec 1923
Hamlet
[Play, Tragedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Gertrude]
Nov 16, 1922 - Feb 1923
The Law Breaker
[Play, Melodrama, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Joan Fowler]
Feb 01, 1922 - Apr 1922
The Wife With the Smile and Bourbouroche
[Play, Comedy, Tragedy, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Mme. Beudet]
Nov 28, 1921 - Dec 1921
Enter Madame
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Aug 16, 1920 - Apr 1922
The Americans in France
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Henriette Charvet]
Aug 03, 1920 - Aug 1920
Musk
[Play, Drama, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Elizabeth]
Mar 13, 1920 - Mar 1920
Information Please
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Oct 02, 1918 - Nov 1918
Allegiance
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Aug 01, 1918 - Sep 1918
Daybreak
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Aug 14, 1917 - Oct 1917
Our American Cousin
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Florence Trenchard]
Nov 29, 1915 - Jan 1916
The Two Virtues
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Oct 04, 1915 - Nov 1915
Three of Hearts
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Jun 03, 1915 - Jun 1915
Secret Strings
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Dec 28, 1914 - Jan 1915
The House of Bondage
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Jan 19, 1914 - Jan 1914
An Old New Yorker
[Play, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka
Apr 03, 1911 - Apr 16, 1911
Is Matrimony a Failure?
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Blanche Yurka [Helen Hoyt]
Aug 24, 1909 - Jan 1910
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