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Audra McDonald Has Record-Breaking Night at Tonys

When Audra McDonald took home the award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical in 2012 for The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, she tied Julie Harris and Angela Lansbury for most Tony awards of all time, and she was one win shy of achieving the grand slam of Tonys. As most people expected, it did not take McDonald long to …

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Angela Lansbury Made A Dame By The Queen

Angela Lansbury was recently made a Dame by the Queen of England for her career in acting and her work with charities. The lovely 88-year-old actress said she was honored to be recognized by her queen and country, according to the BBC. The actress is best known for playing Jessica Fletcher, mystery author and amateur gumshoe, on the long-running and …

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Angela Lansbury Is Now Dame Angela

This week has been a great week if your name happens to be Angela Lansbury, though now we have to call her Dame Angela Lansbury. On Tuesday, April 15, Lansbury was at Windsor Castle where Queen Elizabeth II made her a Dame. The honor was bestowed upon Lansbury for her charity work and her acting career that has spanned most …

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Angela Lansbury Wows London Audience in ‘Blithe Spirit’

Angela Lansbury wowed a London audience this week in her return to the West End stage. The 88-year-old is playing the role of medium Madame Arcati in Noel Coward’s stage farce. It is the first time she has appeared on a London theater stage in almost 40 years. Critics seem to absolutely love her. The Daily Telegraph’s Charles Spencer wrote …

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Angela Lansbury Wows On London Stage

Angela Lansbury may be 88 years old, but that doesn’t mean she can’t steal the stage with her acting abilities. On Tuesday, Lansbury made her first onstage appearance in over 40 years. She plays the character of eccentric medium Madame Arcati in the play Blithe Spirit. Her performance earned her a five star review and has been praised by many …

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Angela Lansbury Shines On London Stage

In January it was announced that Dame Angela Lansbury would be reprising her role as Madame Arcati in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, on the same stage her mother performed on in 1918. In Blithe Spirit, Lansbury’s Madame Arcati, a medium, is invited to the home of socialite and novelist Charles Condomine to conduct a seance. Charles only hopes to get …

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Angela Lansbury To Be Honored At Theater Gala

Angela Lansbury, who is a five-time Tony Award winner, has built a career on stage while maintaining a successful one in film and television and will be honored this fall by the American Theatre Wing at their annual gala in September. The gala, which benefits the theater education and artist development programs at SpringboardNYC, the Theatre Intern Group, also benefits …

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Angela Lansbury To Act On Same Stage As Her Mother

Angela Lansbury may not see a “Murder She Wrote” remake happen, but she’s got bigger things going on; namely, taking the same stage her mother acted on in 1918. The 88-year old actress will be reprising her role as Madame Arcati in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit this year at London’s Gielgud Theatre, where her mother, Moyna Macgill, made her acting …

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‘Murder, She Wrote’ Reboot Idea Abandoned

The word “reboot” seemed to have come across as distasteful to the original Murder, She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury. Now, it seems NBC is in agreement with the actress. According to Deadline, on Jan. 21,  the network announced that they have opted against recreating the 1980’s mystery series. The reboot project, which would have starred Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer, was …

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Murder, She Wrote Reboot Cancelled

Murder, She Wrote will not be rewritten after all as another eagerly-awaited television reboot dies an early death. Longtime fans of Jessica Fletcher and Murder, She Wrote were looking forward to a return to Cabot Cove. Unfortunately, recent reports claim that NBC will not be moving forward with this reboot. While fans may be disappointed with this news, the show’s …

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Murder She Wrote Remake Will Not Be Happening

After the news that Murder, She Wrote would be making a comeback, and return to television, the show has been cancelled before even being given a chance. The show originally aired from 1984 until 1996, and was a beloved show, earning 6 Golden Globes. The reboot of the classic show was set to star Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, who won …

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Angela Lansbury Honored As Dame By Queen Elizabeth II

Angela Brigid Lansbury has been made a Dame of the British Empire. Angela Lansbury is famous for her stage, TV and movie acting. This year the 88-year-old actress made Queen Elizabeth II’s honors list for her philanthropy and charitable works. In America, Lansbury is best known for her Murder, She Wrote series where she acts as a clue-collecting detective. She …

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