Happy Birthday to one of the greatest performers of all time! She's a world treasure and here's hoping she'll continue blessing us with her extraordinary talent for many years to come! Love her so very much!
Sadly, I didn't like it at all. He kinda lacks energy and fabulousness of Lola. Considering that All Stars were filmed more than a year ago, I'm surprised they have booked him so much in advance though.
Has Broadway seen the last of Angela Lansbury Oct 4
2016, 04:49:32 PM
Dame Angela would have been the main selling point of The Chalk Garden revival and it's a huge responsibility and additional stress. That has to be one of the main reason behind her disappointing, but totally understandable decisions.
I wouldn't rule out completely her return in a small supporting role when the success of the show won't depend on her name alone.
From what I understand she wants to spend more time with her family. Her daught
While it's a terribly upsetting and disappointing news, I applaud Dame Angela's decision to leave the stage on a high note. It's just a shame that they didn't launch the production back in 2014 as it was originally planned.
She's an extraordinary talented performer, who has accomplished so much over the years. I have nothing but deepest admiration and gratitude for one of the greatest performers of all time and I feel so fortunate for being able to
Angela Lansbury and Dana Ivey will head an all-star cast in the staged reading of the beloved British comedy, Lettice and Lovage, a benefit for The Acting Company, to be held one night only, Monday, June 13, at 7 PM, at The Kaye Playhouse
HorseTears said: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAME ANGIE! What a perfect occasion to announce that Chalk Garden revival, don't you think?
From today article in Guardian:
"There may be further curtain calls in her 90s. She is reported to be having conversations with the director Michael Grandage over a possible production in London or New York of Enid Bagnold’s drama, The Chalk Garden. Lansbury would play an ancient matriarch, Mrs St Maugham
Dame Angela will speak at a fundraiser for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in CA on October 8th.
Here's what I found in news articles about the event:
On stage, she’s wowed audiences in the Broadway musicals “Gypsy,” “Mame” and “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” Lansbury, who turns 90 on Oct. 16, will next star in the play “The Chalk Garden” in London and New York City.
Apparently the play is eligible for 2016 Emmy consideration after all. I doubt Dame Angela will be a favorite for the win though, considering it’s a live production, so I have double feeling about it. At this point it would simply insulting not to award her after 19 unsuccessful nominations, but at the same time who want a pity ove