Tag Archives: Elaine Stritch

Actress Elaine Stritch Dies At Age 89

Via the New York Times: Elaine Stritch, the brassy, tart-tongued Broadway actress and singer who became a living emblem of show business durability and perhaps the leading interpreter of Stephen Sondheim’s wryly acrid musings on aging, died on Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89. Her death was confirmed by a friend, Julie Keyes. Before Ms. Stritch ...

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Elaine Stritch On Being A Gay Icon

In an interview with a gay website, Broadway star Elaine Stritch, 89, says that she’s only recently become aware that she’s a gay icon. Via PrideSource: A Broadway legend has to be aware the community thinks she’s an icon, but no, not Stritch. “I’m just becoming aware of it,” she admits, but why now? “By articles such as this one. ...

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Elaine Stritch Drops F-Bomb On Live TV

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TRAILER: Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

The film played many festivals in 2013 and opens in limited release on February 21st.

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Broadway Friday

– Next month openly gay heartthrob and Torchwood star John Barrowman will release an album of recent Broadway hit songs, including numbers from The Boy From Oz, Dreamgirls, and Mamma Mia. This week Barrowman battled Neil Patrick Harris in an amusing Twitter war over who would be named After Elton’s “Man Of The Decade.” NPH won. – Green Day’s American ...

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How The Stritch Stole Christmas

Strictly for the show queens. “Every one down on Broadway liked Christmas a lot. But the Stritch who lived just north of Broadway, on Mount Carlyle, did not!” I love that one of the keywords for this on YouTube is EGOT. (Tipped by JMG reader Alan T.)

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