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Saturday in the Park with Stritch

New Yorker (blog) - 17 Jul 2014
I was a new but ardent Stritch fan, having a few years earlier organized an “Elaine Stritch: At Liberty” viewing party with some fellow-enthusiasts, bought tickets to see “A Little Night Music” just because she was in it, adoringly reënacted her great ...
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Acting Studios Are Struggling. Does It Matter?

New York Times - 01 Dec 2017
“It allowed us to expand,” said Tom Oppenheim, artistic director of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting, about its 45-year partnership with N.Y.U. The school, which counts Elaine Stritch, Warren Beatty and, more recently, Bryce Dallas Howard, among its ...
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Theatre and Dance shine in 'Revusicals'

College Heights Herald - 30 Nov 2017
But the show still seemed cohesive and intriguing, marked by powerhouse performances in Connor Keef as Bobby, whose starry-eyed gaze into nothingness captured the essence of life's confusion, Mary Beth Turner as Amy, singing "Getting Married Today" to ...
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At Paper Mill, 'Annie' soars on the strength of its cast - 27 Nov 2017
Yes, "Annie" is the musical with the little girl and the dog and the song (you know which one). And yes, it puts a chorus of lovable moppets onstage, one of the most potent weapons our theater knows. But any actor who's ever been upstaged by a cute kid ...
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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Elaine Stritch On Not Being Nominated for a Tony - 17 May 2017
It is Saturday, and Elaine Stritch is between Show Boat voyages, “convalescing” from her 22-month ride in a quaint little French restaurant a couple of blocks from the Cotton Blossom docking at the Gershwin Theatre. All the way along West 51st Street ...
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Liz Smith

The Times - 27 Nov 2017
She once claimed to have advised a virginal Elaine Stritch to have sex with Marlon Brando to keep him interested. Mary Elizabeth Smith was born in Fort Worth in Texas in 1923. Her father, Sloan, was a cotton broker with a love of gambling who fell on ...
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Curtain Goes Up on Paper Mill Playhouse Production of Annie - 29 Nov 2017
Damn Yankees; Thoroughly Modern Millie; Curtains; and The Full Monty starring Broadway legend Elaine Stritch. He resides in Glen Ridge with his partner Larry Elardo, Coordinating Producer for the CBS Evening News, and their children, Stephen and Ashley ...
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My Top 5 Showtunes: Simon Green - 25 Nov 2017
In 1985 I made my first trip to New York and my Broadway virginity was broken by sitting second row centre at Lincoln Centre for the Follies concert with Barbara Cook, Elaine Stritch, Mandy Patinkin et al. The next day was a matinee of Sunday in the ...
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Elaine Stritch, Broadway's Enduring Dame, Dies at 89

New York Times - 17 Jul 2014
Elaine Stritch, the brassy, tart-tongued Broadway actress and singer who became a living emblem of show business durability and perhaps the leading interpreter of Stephen Sondheim's wryly acrid musings on aging, died on Thursday at her home in ...
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Sterling K. Brown's Emmys Speech Was the Moment of the Night

The Ringer (blog) - 18 Sep 2017
The greatest acceptance speech in Emmys history was in 2004 when Elaine Stritch told whomever would listen, “They can take me off the stage when they want to.” Sunday night at the 69th Annual Emmy Primetime Awards, This Is Us actor Sterling K. Brown ...
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Elaine Stritch's Final Days: 'I Miss Me Too'

Variety - 14 Nov 2014
If only Elaine Stritch could have secretly attended her own funeral like Tom Sawyer, she would have witnessed a standing ovation. In early 2013, the legendary Broadway star abandoned her longtime home of New York for Birmingham, Mich., where she ...
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Elaine Stritch: All the best lines at this memorial were hers

Los Angeles Times - 18 Nov 2014
Bernadette Peters, who shared the stage with Stritch in “A Little Night Music” (Stritch's last Broadway role) revealed some little known facts about the woman she called “my girlfriend.” Stritch's favorite stripper name was Tequila Mockingbird, and ...

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