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Gerety, Anne

Anne Gerety
Anne Gerety 1968. University Archives Digital Gallery, Portland State University Library
Anne Gerety was born on July 3, 1926 in New York, New York, US.   She had two brothers, Peter (an actor) and Liam and a sister, Sadna.

Gerety the wife of actor/director (theatre) Thomas Hill (div c. 1993), former wife of architect Robin Condon (div c. 1953).   Gerety and her brother Peter acted together at Trinity Repertory Theatre Company in Providence, Rhode Island, US and Anne went on to study painting at the Rhode Island School of Design but chose not to graduate, opting to leave school in 1946 for marriage, to Mr. Condon, and motherhood.  It was only after her divorce in the early 50's from Mr. Condon that she was persuaded to take up acting (by her mother) and so she did.

Anne lived and acted in Portland for a time with her husband Thomas and for a short while with her brother Peter Leo Gerety (an Archbishop), until she moved in 1975.  Gerety and her husband had a son, Nicholas Hill, who was a radio personality/DJ for WFMU.  In the 80's Gerety lived and worked in Dallas, TX

Anne died of a heart attack on October 25, 2003 in Nissequogue, Long Island, New York, US, she was survived by both former husbands, five sons, Nicholas and Timothy (by Thomas Hill) and Christopher, Michael and Richard (by Robin Condon), and six grandchildren.

Quintet~1979 - Aeon

St. Elsewhere~1982 - Lillian Rogers in Cora and Arnie
World War III~1982 - Nadia Kortner
Benson~1984 - in The Campaign
Barnaby Jones~1985 - Woman Aid in The Killing Point
No Place to Hide~1981 - Emily
Westinghouse Preview Theatre~1961 -

Juno and the Paycock~1990 - Mrs. Madigan (Trinity Repertory Theatre, Providence, RI)
All the King's Men~1989 - (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)
Aunt Dan and Lemon~1988 - Aunt Dan (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof~1987-1988 - Big Mama (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)
Diary of a Scoundrel~1987-1988 - (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)
Uncle Vanya~1987-1988 - (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)
A Delicate Balance~1986 - Edna (Berkshire Playhouse, Stockbridge, MA)
Gemini~1985 - (New Arts Theatre, Dallas, TX)
Passion Play~1984 - (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)
Passion Play~1984 - (Trinity Repertory Theatre, Providence, RI)
Pygmalion~1983 - (Trinity Repertory Theatre, Providence, RI)
Ah! Wilderness~1980 - Essie Miller (Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA, US)
Showoff, The~1977 - (Trinity Repertory Theatre, Providence, RI)
Ladyhouse Blues~1977 - Liz (ACT, Seattle, WA)
Live Concert~1976 - featuring a short playlet written and performed by Ms. Gerety and Robert Moran.  (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY)
Vaudeville~1974 -
Lysistrata~1970-1971  - (Storefront "Street" Theatre, Portland, OR)
Camino Real~1970 - (Storefront Theatre, Portland, OR)
Balcony, The~1970 - (Storefront Theatre, Portland, OR)
Cherry Orchard, The~1970 - (Storefront Theatre, Portland, OR)
Gladiator, The~1970 - (Storefront Theatre, Portland, OR)
Five Northwest Poets~1966 - reader (Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA)
Death of a Salesman~1964 -
The Skin of Our Teeth~1963 - (Storefront Theatre, Portland, OR)
Medea~ - Medea
Importance of Being Earnest, The~ - Lady Bracknell (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)
Buried Child~ - (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)
A Lie of the Mind~ - (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)
Glass Menagerie~ - Amanda
Salome~ -
Unicorn, The~ -
Glassy Alice Wandering Through Looking Land~ -
Under Milkwood~ -
So She Made Novena~ - (Providence, RI)

Theatre Director
More Fun Than Bowling~1989 (American Theatre Company, Portland, OR)
Chekhov in Yalta~ (Theatre Center, Dallas, TX)

Live Performances
Lysistrata~ - (Barr Farm Rock Festival, Portland, OR)

Star Wars: A New Hope Radio Drama~1983 - Aunt Beru

Awards, Honors, and Nominations
Dallas Theatre Critics Forum Award:
Rec'd for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Los Angeles Dramalogue Award: 
Rec'd for Ah! Wilderness (Southcoast Repertory)

Performed at Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, Rhode Island (where her younger brother Peter followed in her footsteps)

1970 - Formed The Storefront Theatre in Portland, OR.

1967 - Established American Theatre Company in Portland, OR with husband Thomas Hill

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