R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013

NoName3
Leading Actor
joined:8/12/11
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/9/13 at 01:51pm
The world has lost a great and treasured artist. She received a Tony nomination for Cabaret in 1987 and a Drama Desk nomination for ALNM at City Opera. Most of her performing career was in opera, where she was acclaimed not only for her lush mezzo voice but also for the quality of her acting.

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Updated On: 8/9/13 at 01:51 PM
best12bars
Broadway Legend
joined:6/29/05
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/9/13 at 01:57pm
She is my favorite Madame Armfeldt ever.

RIP


Liaisons
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wonkit
Broadway Legend
joined:9/30/08
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/9/13 at 02:03pm
My favorite Madame Armfeldt, too. Imperious but with humor and just the right amount of regret. Rest in peace - a great artist who will be missed.
bigbelterbaby
Featured Actor
joined:7/5/10
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/9/13 at 05:49pm
this is so so sad rest in peace beautiful angel.
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Queen of the Night
Featured Actor
joined:6/12/07
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/9/13 at 08:59pm
Loved her as an opera singer. She was a smoky and sultry Carmen, mad haunted Klytamnestra in Elektra, and great in Verdi roles like Amneris, Eboli and Mistress Quickly in Falstaff, as well as doing some great work with Wagner roles like Fricka in the Ring Cycle. She was a committed actress as well as a wonderful singer. She will be missed but will live on in recordings that preserve her artistry.

Updated On: 8/9/13 at 08:59 PM
Will42
Broadway Star
joined:5/27/10
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/10/13 at 02:22pm
Great talent and a legendary career.
May she R.I.P.
AC126748
Broadway Legend
joined:7/15/06
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/10/13 at 03:23pm
RIP to an amazingly versatile and superb artist with one of the most interesting careers in the history of opera. She debuted at the Met as Leonora in TROVATORE in 1944 (at 22!!) and performed well into the 1990s.
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GavestonPS
Broadway Legend
joined:6/10/12
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/10/13 at 08:01pm
We've lost a lot of great ladies lately. I think we're well beyond 3.
darreyl102
Broadway Legend
joined:8/23/08
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/10/13 at 08:04pm
She performed the definitive Liaisons- Thank the theatre gods it was preserved on Film. She will be incredibly missed.
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Gothampc
Broadway Legend
joined:5/20/03
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/10/13 at 10:37pm
One of the critics said that her Armfeldt was the first time anyone could understand all the lyrics to Liaisons.
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HorseTears
Broadway Legend
joined:3/25/05
R.I.P. Regina Resnick, 1922-2013
Posted: 8/10/13 at 11:32pm
So grateful that we have her Mdme. Armfeldt preserved on video. It felt as though the part had been written especially for her. Every line reading was just perfect.

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