Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections:
In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors Studio production. It opened in Broadway in September, 1948.
In December, 1953, she performed in the American premiere of Jean Anouilh's "Mademoiselle Colombe" at the Shubert Theater, directed by Harold Clurman. It opened in January, 1954 on Broadway. It also featured Eli Wallach, Sam Jaffe, and Edna Best.
In 1959, she performed "The Warm Penisula" at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. It opened on Broadway in October, 1959.
In 1968, she performed in "Forty Carats" at the Shubert Theater in New Haven, prior to Broadway.
In 1971, she was in the world premiere of Paul Zindel's "And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little" at the Shubert Theater in New Haven. It also featured Estelle Parsons, Nancy Marchand, Rae Allen and Billy Macy. It later went on to Broadway.
In 1972, she performed in the world premiere of "The Others," prior to Broadway (The title was later changed to Voices." The show was doirected by Gilbert Cates and also starred Richard Kiley.
In 1977, Harris performed in tour of "The Belle of Amherst" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford
In 1979, Harris performed "The Belle of Amherst" at the Jorgensen Auditorium on the UConn campus in Storrs.
In the 1980s, Harris received an honorory doctorate from the University of Hartford.
In 1984, Harris performed in "Under the Ilix" at Long Wharf Theatre.
In 1988, Harris performed "Bronte: A Solo Portrait of Charlotte Bronte" at the Westport Country Playhouse.
In 1992, she perfoprmed in the touring compoany of "Lettice and Lovage" at the Shubert Theater in New Haven.
In 1990, Harris performed in "Is He Still Dead" at Long Wharf Theatre
In 1993, she performed in Timothy Mason's "The Fiery Furnace" at the Lucille Lortel's White Barn Theatre in Westport.
in 1997, Harris perforrmed in Athol Fugard's "The Road to Mecca" at Long Wharf Theatre with Linda Purl.