Photo Blast From The Past: Glenn Close

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Welcome to BroadwayWorld.com's 'Photo Blast From the Past' series. Featuring some of the collected theatre gem's of BroadwayWorld's own senior photographer Walter McBride, the series will feature images from his archives of theatre and Hollywood related gems.

Today, we're featuring Glenn Close circa 1995. Close made her professional theater and Broadway debut in Love for Love. Her other early stage credits include The Crucifer of Blood and The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs, for which she won an Obie Award. Close's first Tony Award nomination came for her role in the musical Barnum, and she subsequently won Tony Awards for her performances in The Real Thing and Death and the Maiden. For her portrayal of Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Sunset Boulevard, Close won a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award and a Dramalogue Award.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Blast From The Past: Glenn Close
Glenn Close pictured at the 61st Annual Drama League Awards for the theatre at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on March 5, 1995.

Photo Blast From The Past: Glenn Close
Glenn Close and George Hearn pictured at the 61st Annual Drama League Awards for the theatre at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on March 5, 1995.

Photo Blast From The Past: Glenn Close
Glenn Close and Andrew Lloyd Webber pictured at the 61st Annual Drama League Awards for the theatre at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on March 5, 1995.

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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