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JULIE-PEDIA

 

FILMOGRAPHY

TELEVISION

RADIO AND VOICE WORK

THEATRE

DISCOGRAPHY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PERSONAL APPEARANCES

 

A huge thank you to Ernesto Tomasini for his information and his organizational skills - without him we wouldn't have these pages .. and thank you to all the fans of Ms. Andrews who contributed information!!


theatre


--- Music Hall, Variety and Revues ---

++ In a memo from May 1945 a BBC producer writes about "this wonderful child discovery... the 9 and a 1/2 year old daughter of Ted and Barbara Andrews; [her age] precludes her from doing any work at present, but she is well worth watching".
++ Julie sang at the “Not Forgotten Association” Garden Party and Tea at the Royal Riding School, Buckingham Palace; a charity event. August 15, 1946
++ ’’Royal Gala - Stage Door Canteen’’, long running variety show (originally radio) with top stars as guests. An 11 year old Julie Andrews sang the 'Polonaise' from Mignon before the Queen (later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret. BBC Radio Piccadilly Studios, December 5, 1946
++ Julie sang with her parents (and was sketched by Harry Riley) at the "Fleet Street Club Luncheon", Connaught Rooms, London. December 19, 1946
++ Julie sang (probably alongside her parents) at George Hotel, George Street, Luton. New Year's Eve 1946
++ "A Breath of Fresh Air", Albert Hall, London. January 26, 1947
++ ''Starlight Roof''. Hippodrome, London. October 23 1947/48
++ ''The Royal Variety Performance''. London Palladium, November 1, 1948
++ ''The Cooling Well'' in Roehampton, 1948
++ Finsbury Park Empire, London (with her parents Ted & Barbara Andrews). One week from April 18, 1949
++ Birmingham Hippodrome. One week from April 25, 1949
++ Hackney Empire. May 1949
++ ''Coconut Grove - entertainment in the modern manner''. Hippodrome, Blackpool (with Wally Boag and Jean Carson. Julie advertised as: "Melody of Youth"). June 26 – October 1, 1949
++ * ‘’1950 Daily Mail Radio and TV Awards (with Petula Clark, Hattie Jaques, Archie Andrews and many more). 1950
++ Winter Gardens, Margate. One week from July 17, 1950
++ ''Music For the Millions'' (on a tour of Great Britain with 3 nights at the Winter Gardens in Bournemouth). August, 1950
++ Garrick Theatre, Southport (accompanied at the piano by her mother Barbara). One week in May 1951
++ Manchester Hippodrome (Julie advertised as "The Phenomenal Singing Star"). One week from June 11, 1951
++ Shanklin Theatre, Isle of Wight (Julie, accompanied at the piano by Barbara is bottom of the bill). July 15, 1951.
++ Winter Gardens, Morecambe (accompanied at the piano by Barbara). One week from July 30, 1951
++ ''Highlights of Radio" Variety Show''. Liverpool Empire (Julie is 10th on the bill, advertised as "Juvenile Singing Star", accompanied at the piano by Barbara). One week from October 8. 1951
++ ''Belfast Variety show''. October 22, 1951
++ The Gaumont Theatre, Southampton. One week from November 12, 1951
++ Pier Pavilion, Llandudno (for the first time in Llandudno Ted, Barbara and JULIE ANDREWS Britain’s Youngest Singing Star. Top of the bill). Sunday September 9. No date but presumably before 1952
++ ''Look In'' (on a tour of Great Britain with one week at the Nottingham Empire from March 7, the Birmingham Hippodrome from March 21 and Blackpool in April). 1952
++ Victoria Palace, London (with Ted & Barbara Andrews). May, 1952
++ ''Night Life''. Chiswick Empire, London (Julie advertised as "The Singing Star from Radio's "Educataing Archie" and accompanied at the piano by Barbara). June, 1952
++ ''Music For the Millions'', Harold Fielding's Variety Show. Bath Pavilion (Julie advertised as "Britain's Youngest Singing Star" and penultimate on the bill). August 8 and 9. Then a six-night engagement at the Pier Pavilion in Llandudno, North Wales (Julie billed as "Britain's Youngest Singing Star". Other acts included: Max Bygraves, Scottish Songs and Music by Ann and Bobbie Black, Ventriloquist Canfield Smith with the almost human Snodgrass, Canada's Harmonica Virtuoso Tommy Reilly, World Famous Entertainer Tommy Fields, Puppeteers Paul and Peta Page with Eric James at the electric organ and Reg Duncan at the piano). September 8 + five more dates, 1952
++ '’Benefit Night''. Birmingham Hippodrome (accompanied at the piano by Barbara). February 22, 1953
++ ''Cap and Belles'' (on a tour of Great Britain, for about three and a half months, at, among others, the Nottingham Empire from May 25, the Garrick Theatre in Southport from July 6, the Manchester Hippodrome from August 17, the Birmingham Hippodrome from September 14, and also the Brighton Hippodrome, Chiswick Empire in September and Glasgow in November. Julie was advertised as "Britain's Youngest Prima Donna"). 1953
++ ‘’BBC Showboat’’, Julie Andrews sings at Lets All go Down to the Thames accompanied by the Ray Terry Orchestra and the George Mitchell Mariners, aired live on British radio (also see the radio section). June 5, 1953
++ Empire Kingston (Julie, accompanied at the piano by Barbara, is second on the bill, after Max Wall, and is billed as “Radio Singing Star”). At 6.30 and 8.45 on Monday, May 11, 1953
++ ‘’American Theatre Wing’’ revue (a photo from a rehearsal shows Julie with Edie Adams, Janet Blair and Shirley Jones). New York, January 27, 1957
++ ''The Royal Variety Performance''. London Palladium, November 1977 (broadcast on British and American TV)
++ ''A Royal Christmas'', tour of the United States and Canada (December 4 – Van Andel Arena – Grand Rapids, MI; 6 – Mellon Arena – Pittsburgh, PA; 8 – Nationwide Arena – Columbus, OH; 10 – John LaBatt Center – London, ON; 11 – Air Canada Centre – Toronto, ON; 12 – Corel Center – Ottawa, ON; 14 - Providence, RI; 15 – FleetCenter – Boston, MA; 16 – Pepsi Arena – Albany, NY; 17 – Giant Center – Hershey, PA; 20 - Tampa, FL), with Christopher Plummer, Charlotte Church and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. 2002

--- English Pantomimes ---

++ Humpty Dumpty''. London Casino (119 shows from December 21st to March 5th 1949). London 1948
++ Red Riding Hood''. Theatre Royal (from December 23rd to March 10th 1951). Nottingham 1950
++ Aladdin''. London Casino. (103 shows from December 19th to February 23rd 1952). London 1951
++ Jack and the Beanstalk''. Coventry Hippodrome (from December 23rd). Coventry 1952
++ Cinderella''. London Palladium (122 shows up to March 6 1954). London 1953

--- Musicals ---

++ Mountain Fire'' (a play with music, on a tour of England: Liverpool, Royal Court Theatre, 18-22 May. Leeds, Grand Theatre, 24-29 May. Bournemouth, Pavilion, 31 May-5 June. Birmingham, Theatre Royal, 7-12 June. The London run, at the Strand Theatre, from June 16, was cancelled), 1954
++ The Boy Friend'' (Broadway), 1954
++ My Fair Lady'' (Broadway), 1956
++ My Fair Lady'' (London), 1958
++ Camelot'' (Broadway), 1960
++ Putting It Together'' (Off-Broadway), 1994
++ Victor/Victoria'' (Broadway), 1995
++ Doctor Dolittle'' (pre-recorded voice only; London), 1998
++ "The Boy Friend" (direction only; Connecticut and US tour), 2005
++ "The Great American Mousical" (direction only; Connecticut), 2012


++ ‘’My Fair Lady’’ (direction only; Sydney Opera House and tour of Australia), 2016

--- Concerts ---

++ Christmas Carols'', London (Royal Albert Hall), with André Previn and the London Symphony Orchestra - December 4, 1973
++ London (Palladium) - June 9-29, 1976
++ Las Vegas (Caesar's Palace) - August 12-18, 1976
++ Detroit (Pine Knob Music Theater), with Henry Mancini - four nights in August-September 1976
++ Julie Andrews and Henry Mancini, Gala-Abend, for the children of Pestalozzi (the first part of the concert with Henry Mancini was not broadcast on TV. The concert was broadcast in 1977 and 1978, both on Swiss and German TV), Kongresshaus, Zurich - 13 December 1976
++ Zurich - December 1976
++ Westchester (NY) - August 24-28, 1977
++ Los Angeles (Greek Theatre), with Henry Mancini - September 11, 1977
++ An Evening with Julie Andrews'', tour of Japan - September 19 - October 2, 1977 (broadcast on Japanese TV)
++ Sound of Mysen'', Norway - August 26, 1978 (broadcast on Scandinavian TV)
++ "Julie Andrews’’, second tour of Japan, 1980
++ "Julie: Julie Andrews and the New American Orchestra", Hartford Civic Center (a benefit for the Greater Hartford Arts Council) - May 23, 1984
++ Placido Domingo and Friends (Operation California)" Universal Amphitheater, Los Angeles - August 12, 1986
++ An Evening with Julie Andrews'', tour of the USA: Valley Forge Music Fair in Devon, PA (Oct 29 - Nov 1, 1987); Fox Theatre, St. Louis, MI (Nov 3 - 8, 1987); Front Row Theatre, Cleveland, OH (Nov 10 - 11, 1987); Bally's Grand Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, NJ (Nov 11 - 13, 1987); Westbury Music Fair, Long Island, NY (Nov 18 -21, 1987); Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts, Miami, FL (Jan 6 - 17, 1988); Chicago Theater, Chi, IL (Jan 28 - 31, 1988); Oakdale Music Theater in Wallingford, Connecticut (June 28 - 29, 1989); South Shore Music Circus, Cohassett Massachusetts (July 1989); Greek Theatre, Los Angeles CA (July 21 - 22, 1989) and Pacific Amphitheatre, Costa Mesa, CA (July 29, 1989) plus two concerts for which there is no date: Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts in Vienna, VA and Northrup Auditorium in Minneapolis MN
++ Julie Andrews in concert at the Wiltern Theatre'', Los Angeles - 1989 (a shorter version of her recent US tour concert broadcast on American TV (PBS) and also distributed on VHS and DVD)
++ The Magic of Christmas'', London (Royal Festival Hall), with André Previn and the London Symphony Orchestra - December 1989 (broadcast on BBC Radio)
++ A benefit for Bay St Theatre'', Sag Harbor (The Old Whaler's Church), piano and voice with Ian Fraser at the piano - July 1992
++ The Sound of Orchestra'', Japan, with André Previn - August 21, 1993 (broadcast on Japanese TV)
++ Julie Andrews' The Gift of Music'', tour of the USA Louisville: July 11, Hollywood Bowl: July 18-19, Atlanta: August 2 and Philadelphia: August 7 - 2008
++ ''The Gift of Music - An Evening with Julie Andrews'', London (O2 Arena) - May 8, 2010