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Patty Duke To Play Golda Meir

By Amy Somensky Feb 8, 2005, 9:25 GMT

Patty Duke
Oscar winner, Patty Duke, will take on the role of Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir in the national tour of Golda's Balcony according to her official website.

Duke won her Oscar for her work as Helen Keller in the 1962 film version of The Miracle Worker. She also won an Emmy for her work as Annie Sullivan in the 1980 television remake of the work. She also has recieved Emmy nominations for Captains and Kings and My Sweet Charlie as well as six other nominations for other televsions projects including one for her show, The Patty Duke Show. On Broadway she has starred in The Isle of Children, The Miracle Worker, and Oklahoma!

Golda's Balcony chronicles the life of Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir. It just ended its Broadway run on January 2nd. It's star Tovah Feldshuh is currently playing the role in Los Angeles.

The national tour will begin in the fall in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

For more information and tickets to Golda's Balcony visit our database here. For more information on Patty Duke, visit here site here



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