Home / Entertainment / Elaine Stritch Gets Star-Studded Broadway Tribute

Elaine Stritch Gets Star-Studded Broadway Tribute

Nathan Lane, Bernadette Peters, Laura Benanti and Holland Taylor were among celebrities who paid a amatory Broadway reverence to a melodramatic fable who died during a age of 89 behind in July.



Photo credit: Alberto Reyes/WENN

Elaine Stritch was given a amatory reverence in Broadway on Monday, Nov 17. Actors like Nathan Lane, Bernadette Peters, Laura Benanti and Holland Taylor paid a two-hour reverence called “Everybody Rise!” to a melodramatic fable who upheld divided during a age of 89 on Jul 17.

Nathan fought behind tears as he non-stop a eventuality with a monologue. “Elaine Stritch walks into a bar. A bar with that she was not too familiar. She told a bartender, ‘I’d like a bottle of vodka and a building plan,’ ” he told a audience, “This eventuality would have gratified her to no finish because, for one, it’s all about her.”

The “Mirror Mirror” actor continued, “I have so many memories of her and they all keep personification in my conduct like an awards uncover montage. Elaine on ‘Waiting for Godot’: ‘Oh Nathan, that play isn’t humorous – it’s one prolonged f***ing night in a theater.’ Elaine after saying ‘The Addams Family’ – ‘Whatever they are profitable you, it’s not enough.’ ”

Other performers, including Christine Ebersole, Betty Buckley, Michael Feinstein and Lena Hall, delivered songs from Elaine’s catalog, including “Broadway Baby” and “You’re Just in Love”. During her performance, Lena donned Elaine’s signature outfit of a button-down shirt, shawl and black tights.

David Hyde Pierce, John Lithgow, Michael Urie, Charles Busch, Chita Rivera, Christine Baranski, John Turturro, Joy Behar, Ellen Burstyn and F. Murray Abraham were among those in a audience.

The reverence resolved with a selected video of Elaine singing her famous delivery of Stephen Sondheim’s “The Ladies Who Lunch”.

© AceShowbiz.com






Post Your Comments

Screen Name

Please Enter
  
Comment

 

Article source: http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00077229.html

Scroll To Top