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2009-06-08 11:27:25

Angela Lansbury, star of the Broadway revival of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, picked up her fifth Tony Award in New York Sunday night. Lansbury won the award for best featured actress in a play and earned a standing ovation when her name was called, People.com reported. This is amazing, the 83-year-old actress said upon collecting her prize. Who would have thought? Who knew at this time of my life that I would be presented with this lovely, lovely award. I can't believe I am standing here.

2008-10-17 15:00:15

The Actors Fund Friday said it will present an all-star benefit reading of "All About Eve" on Broadway in November. Slated to appear in the one-night-only performance of the classic backstage drama are Brian Bedford, Peter Gallagher, Angela Lansbury, Cynthia Nixon, John Slattery and Annette Bening. John Erman will direct the reading Nov. 10 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. Additional casting, including the role of Eve, will be announced soon, the organization said.


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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