(Summer 1974) Stage: Appeared in Frank Mandel, Otto Harbach, Vincent Youmans and Emil Nyitray's musical, "No, No Nanette," in a Kenley Players production at the Packard Music Hall Theatre in Warren, OH, with Gale Gordon and Virginia Mayo in the cast. John Kenley was artistic director.
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Thelma 'Mama' Harper | Vickie Lawrence | Vicki Lawrence-Schultz | Mama | Vicki Lawrence Schultz
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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[on comedy that has been changed over the years]: We were sort of left to our own devices back then doing a live show. Now, you'd have eight gazillion suits down there telling us what to do. Telling you what you can and can't say...everything is so politically correct now. I think comedy has gotten cynical and dark. Sexual. It's hard to find for the kids those great old shows that you can sit and...
was originally suppose to play Mama in The Family Sketches on The Carol Burnett Show
(1967), but Carol felt more connected to Eunice and wanted her protégée Vicki to play Mama. The role would become Vicki's most iconic character and her trademark.
Her character Mama