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Angela Lansbury News

Date of Birth: October 16, 1925 (90)
Birth Place: London, ENGLAND
Gender: Female
Anatomy of a Showtune: The Life and Times of BEAUTY AND THE BEASTAnatomy of a Showtune: The Life and Times of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 24, 2016

It all starts very simple. A steady piano, a lilting flute. A young woman descending a staircase in the ballgown of every little girl's dreams, meeting her intended at the base. They beam at one another; she curtsies, he bows. As the iconic voice of Angela Lansbury enters the equation through an enchanted teapot, infusing the sequence with warmth and wisdom, the woman and her very unlikely suitor enter the ballroom. Finally having learned to ignore their differences, the two sway and twirl their way into happily ever after. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering the Life and Career of Legendary Playwright, Edward AlbeePhoto Coverage: Remembering the Life and Career of Legendary Playwright, Edward Albee
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016

Last week, legendary playwright Edward Albee passed away in his sleep at his home in Montauk, LI at the age of 88.  See photos of the Albee throughout his distinguished career as BroadwayWorld remembers the life and works of the theatre's most revered figures.  (more...)

BLITHE SPIRIT Kicks Off Castle Craig Players' 24th Anniversary SeasonBLITHE SPIRIT Kicks Off Castle Craig Players' 24th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Life can be complicated if your first wife doesn't like your second wife. Life can be VERY complicated if your first wife is dead and doesn't like your second wife. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Caricature Art of Broadway Icons Featured in New FACES by FALLIN ExhibitPhoto Coverage: Caricature Art of Broadway Icons Featured in New FACES by FALLIN Exhibit
by Walter McBride - Sep 23, 2016

FACES by FALLIN opened last evening at The Ateleir, 635 West 42nd Street, and will run through 2016. The exhibit features original pen & ink drawings, as well as prints of famous faces from the World of Entertainment. Check out photos of some of the original works from the exhibit below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Celebrates Final Phase GroundbreakingPhoto Flash: Bucks County Playhouse Celebrates Final Phase Groundbreaking
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Local dignitaries, elected officials and Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) supporters gathered by the river and participated in a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by Tony Award-winning Broadway producers who now manage the Playhouse -- Alexander Fraser, Producing Director ('Kinky Boots', 'The Normal Heart') and Robyn Goodman, Executive Producer ('Avenue Q', 'In the Heights'). They recognized Bridge Street Foundation's Sherri and Kevin Daugherty, who are gifting this $3 million final phase of renovations to the Playhouse. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Exclusive Interview: Angela Lansbury Talks Singing 'Beauty & the Beast' Again & MoreExclusive Interview: Angela Lansbury Talks Singing 'Beauty & the Beast' Again & More
by Richard Ridge - Sep 21, 2016

After a special evening, where Lansbury performed the titular classic 'Beauty and the Beast' with Alan Menken accompanying her on the piano, she sat down with BroadwayWorld to chat about the impact of the film.  (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/21/2016 - Hasan Minhaj, Edward Albee and More!Broadway AM Report, 9/21/2016 - Hasan Minhaj, Edward Albee and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 21, 2016

Today's big news: THE DAILY SHOW's Hasan Minhaj launches a new series on Muslim identity at Joe's Pub, and theaters across Broadway and Off-Broadway dim their lights tonight in honor of Edward Albee! (more...)

Cynthia Erivo and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's 2016 Gala Honoring Cicely TysonCynthia Erivo and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's 2016 Gala Honoring Cicely Tyson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

The American Theatre Wing is thrilled to announce that Tony Award winners Cynthia Erivo and Adriane Lenox, as well as Tony Award nominees Danielle Brooks and Saycon Sengbloh will perform its annual Gala on Monday, September 26, 2016 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South). (more...)

BWW TV: Be Our Guest! Chatting with the Team Behind BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on Its 25th AnniversaryBWW TV: Be Our Guest! Chatting with the Team Behind BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on Its 25th Anniversary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2016

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of 'Beauty and the Beast,' Walt Disney Studios and the Film Society of Lincoln Center presented an exclusive screening of the beloved animated classic at Alice Tully Hall. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you interviews with original stars Angela Lansbury, Paige O'Hara and more, composer Alan Menken, and fellow musical theatre writers Stephen Schwartz, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/13/2016 - 9/20/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 9/13/2016 - 9/20/2016
by - Sep 20, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/13/2016 - 9/20/2016. (more...)

Exclusive: Angela Lansbury Reveals She Won't Return to Broadway in THE CHALK GARDENExclusive: Angela Lansbury Reveals She Won't Return to Broadway in THE CHALK GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

In a new interview this morning when asked about her planned Broadway return in THE CHALK GARDEN, Angela Lansbury told BroadwayWorld.com's Richard Ridge exclusively that 'I have decided against coming back to Broadway.' (more...)

VIDEO: Robbie Benson, Paige O'Hara & More Recite Favorite BEAUTY AND THE BEAST LinesVIDEO: Robbie Benson, Paige O'Hara & More Recite Favorite BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Lines
by Movies News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

In a new video shared on USA TODAY, original BEAUTY AND THE BEAST voice cast members Robby Benson (Beast), Paige O'Hara (Belle) and Richard White (Gaston) shared some of their favorite lines from the animated movie! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Wishing a Happy 25th Anniversary to BEAUTY AND THE BEASTPhoto Coverage: Wishing a Happy 25th Anniversary to BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 19, 2016

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of 'Beauty and the Beast,' The Walt Disney Studios and the Film Society of Lincoln Center presented an exclusive screening of the beloved animated classic at Alice Tully Hall. It was here, in September 1991, that a work-in-progress version of 'Beauty and the Beast' was first screened at the New York Film Festival -- and received a standing ovation. This 'tale as old as time' went on to break ground as the first animated feature film to receive an Academy AwardŽ nomination, and twenty-five years later audiences of all ages continue to fall in love with this enchanting tale, its captivating characters and unforgettable, award-winning music score and original song, 'Beauty and the Beast.' (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/17-9/18/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/17-9/18/2016
by - Sep 18, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 18, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Angela Lansbury Performs at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 25th Anniversary CelebrationVIDEO: Angela Lansbury Performs at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 25th Anniversary Celebration
by Movies News Desk - Sep 18, 2016

Tonight, The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Disney presented a 25th anniversary screening of Disney's award-winning animated film BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Below, watch video of legendary actress Lansbury performing the film's title song at the event, accompanied by the song's composer, Alan Menken. (more...)

Tonya Pinkins and More Set for THE MEETING* Benefit for Black Lives MatterTonya Pinkins and More Set for THE MEETING* Benefit for Black Lives Matter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre - the monthly gathering of the International Order of Sodomites, the centuries-old organization which sets the mythic Gay Agenda - will open its eighth and final season on Sunday, September 18 at 9:30 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Leona Lewis in CATSBWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Leona Lewis in CATS
by Ken Fallin - Sep 16, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustration, featuring Leona Lewis, currently starring as 'Grizabella' in Broadway's Cats! (more...)

VIDEO: Miranda, Menken, Schwartz & Lopez Pay Tribute to Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEASTVIDEO: Miranda, Menken, Schwartz & Lopez Pay Tribute to Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

On this morning's GMA, Award winning composers Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Robert and Kristine-Anderson Lopez celebrated the 25th Anniversary of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and reflected on the impact of the timeless animated movie. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 9/16/2016 - THE GABRIELS, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and More!Broadway AM Report, 9/16/2016 - THE GABRIELS, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 16, 2016

This weekend's big news: THE GABRIELS: PLAY TWO - WHAT DID YOU EXPECT? opens tonight at The Public, Sting's THE LAST SHIP debuts in Utah, and Paige O'Hara, Angela Lansbury and more reunite for a 25th anniversary screening of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST in NYC! (more...)

Contest: Win a Table for Two at SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS at Birdland Jazz ClubContest: Win a Table for Two at SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS at Birdland Jazz Club
by BWW Contests - Sep 14, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving you and a friend a chance to go to SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS at Birdland Jazz Club Monday night! (September 18th, 2016). The winners will be comped a table for the event. There is a $10 food/drink minimum per person. (more...)

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