Show Business: Gorgeous Gael

Before the opening curtain of A Moon for the Misbegotten on Broadway, Director Jose Quintero hugged Colleen Dewhurst for good luck. "Good luck?" the actress asked indignantly. "You think that after 16 years of rehearsing this play I am going to fumble now " Indeed, Dewhurst first played the role of Josie Hogan (an Irish- American farmer's daughter who attempts to conceal her clumsy body and a troublesome virginity in a smokescreen of Gaelic bluster and barroom humor) in Quintero's 1957 production at Spoleto and again at Buffalo's Studio Arena Theater in 1965. Nevertheless, Jose, Colleen and...

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