Chicago as Charles Murdock [London]


1935 - 1937
Victoria Regina as Prince Albert [London/New York]

Souvenir program cover Two scenes from the play, showing Price as Albert and Helen Hayes as Victoria. Vincent's page in the 'Victoria Regina' program.

A beautiful portrait.    

What Every Woman Knows

Vincent Price and Mildred Natwick.  They would be reunited, along with Helen Hayes, in the 1973 TV series 'The Snoop Sisters'

Poet's Corner

Rare, autographed program for 'Poet's Corner,' the only play written by Vincent Price. Lakewood Summer Theater, in Maine, where Vincent performed during the summer of 1937.

What Every Woman Knows
Elizabeth the Queen
The Wild Duck
The Passing of the Third Floor Back

Eden End

Price met his future first wife, Edith Barrett, at Lakewood.

Princess Turandot
The Lady of La Paz [Summer stock, in Maine]
The Lady Has a Heart as Jean [New York]

Program for 'The Lady Has a Heart.'

The Shoemaker's Holiday as Master Hammon [New York]
Heartbreak House as Hector Hushabye [New York]
Outward Bound as Reverend Duke [New York]

One of Price's costars was Helen Chandler, who was the female lead in Bela Lugosi's 'Dracula.'

The Mistress of the Inn

The American Way
Elizabeth the Queen

Mamba's Daughters as Saint [Los Angeles]
Angel Street as Mr. Manningham [New York]

Signed 'Angel Street' program A postcard playgoers could send to tell their friends about the play. Program from a 1950's revival, also starring Price.

Yours, A. Lincoln as Abraham Lincoln

Vincent Price as Abraham Lincoln From the 'New York Times.' Review

The Last of My Solid Gold Watches

The Winslow Boy as Arthur Winslow [Las Palmas, CA]

The Cocktail Party as Guest [San Francisco]

Photos from the play.  Harry Ellerbe, upper left, played the butler in Price's film 'Fall of the House of Usher' in 1960. Article about Price's hospitalization during the play's tour.

The Lady's Not For Burning as Thomas Mendip [La Jolla, CA]
Goodbye Again [Tour]
Don Juan in Hell as The Devil [Tour]

Joining this production, as Charles Laughton's replacement, was a dream come true for Price.

Richard III as Duke of Buckingham [New York]

Program and ticket from Jose Ferrer's production of 'Richard III.'

Black-Eyed Susan as Dr. Nicholas Marsh [New York]
Death Takes a Holiday
The Winslow Boy


Billy Budd

Visit to a Small Planet

Peter Pan as Mr. Darling/Captain Hook

Darling of the Day (aka Married Alive) as Priam Farll

This musical, originally titled 'Married Alive,' only played 28 performances.  There is, however, an original cast album.

Ardele as The Count [London]

Vincent and wife Coral starred in this London production. Charles Gray, a Bond Blofeld and the narrator in 'Rocky Horror Picture Show,' was the couple's costar.

1970 - 1976
Oliver! as Fagin [Tour]

Price loved playing Fagin.  He performed one of the songs from the show on a 'Carol Burnett Show,' too. Photos from a production souvenir program,  

Charley's Aunt [Tour]
Damn Yankees as Mr. Applegate [Tour]

As 'The Devil' in this classic musical.  Lola was played by Pia Zadora.

1977 - 1978
Diversions and Delights as Oscar Wilde [San Francisco, New York and Tour]

Price considered this one-man show his career's crowning achievement.   Price's transformation into Oscar Wilde.



The Vincent Price Exhibit

Created May 27, 2009, Richard D Squires. Last updated May 20, 2012.