Merle Louise

Merle Louise

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Merle Louise (born Merle Louise Letowt, April 15, 1934) is an American actress, best-known for appearing in four Stephen Sondheim musicals, most famously as "The Beggar Woman" in Sweeney Todd. Early in her career, (when she was still known as Merle Letowt), she played "Thelma" in the original cast of Gypsy (1959). Eventually, she moved up to the fourth lead r le of "Dainty June," playing it for much of the Broadway run and on the first national tour. Louise returned to Broadway in Company (1970) as "Susan." Her biggest success was as "the Beggar Woman" in Sweeney Todd (1979), for which she won the Drama Desk Award as Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135750836
  • 9786135750836