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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/4- Mary Testa

June 4
9:12 AM 2014

Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history!

Happy Birthday, Mary Testa! Testa is a two-time Tony Award nominee, for performances in revivals of Leonard Bernstein's On the Town (1998) and 42nd Street (2001). She made her debut as Miss Goldberg in William Finn's one-act musical In Trousers (1979), part one of his "Marvin Trilogy," winning audiences over with her rendition of "Set Those Sails" and "I Am Wearing a Hat." She returned to Broadway in July, 2007 in the musical-theater remake of the 1980 film Xanadu for which she received a Drama Desk Award nomination.

In celebration of this day, we bring you 'Set Those Sails' from In Trousers. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/4- Mary Testa
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