The lights have been dimmed on Broadway, out of respect for Elaine Stritch. The Broadway legend passed away this week at the age of 89. Stritch theater and TV credits are too numerous to name, but is (more-or-less civilized) TV fans will remember her for her Emmy award winning role as Jack’s mom Colleen Donaghy in the acclaimed NBC comedy '30 Rock.' Now '30 Rock' star and creator, Tina Fey, is opening up about her time with Stritch. Alec Baldwin has also tweeted his love for his on-screen mother.
Christopher Plummer's one-man show, A Word or Two, has opened in Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theater, its U.S. bow after debuting at the Stratford Festival in Plummer's native Canada. So is it, as one might expect at his somewhat august age, a summation of one of the legendary thespianic careers? Well, yes and no.
In one of the most radical revisions of a major musical ever, Stephen Sondheim is to workshop a version of 'Company' with its main character now a gay man, and another important female character also now a man. Could it possibly work?
New York theater's veteran Elaine Stritch closes the 71 year long chapter as a Big Apple's favorite actress.