She acted in the revue, "Too Many Hats," at the Second City Theatre (1842 North Wells Street) in Chicago, Illinois with Howard Alk, Severn Darden, Andrew Duncan, Mina Kolb, Paul Sand, Eugene Troobnick, and Bill Mathieu in the cast.
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Did You Know?
I used to try to get through one film a year, but I always chose movies that I thought would fail, so that I wouldn't have to deal with the fame thing. I turned down Alfred Hitchcock
when he first asked me to be in one of his movies.
Along with Elaine May
, she is generally acknowledged to be one of the pioneering women in the field of improvisational theatre. Scenes she created with Alan Arkin
, Severn Darden
, Paul Sand
and other celebrated members of the Second City and Compass companies are studied as masterpieces of the form. Most famous scenes: "Museum Piece" (with Arkin) and "First Affair" (with Darden).