Broadway theatres will turn off their lights for a minute on October. 15 in honour of The tragic Angela Lansbury.
Lansbury is the six-time Tony Award winner, died on the 11th of October. 11 at the age of 96. Theaters will shut down their lights for a second on Saturday, beginning at 7:45 p.m.
“Angela Lansbury is without doubt one of Broadway’s most lovable leading actors. Apart from this. Her influence on the world of music theatre’s shall be remembered,” said Broadway League president Charlotte St. Martin. “It is difficult not to consider Broadway. Hence, without being reminded of the character of Ms. Lansbury. In addition to this, some of her most famous roles from Mame or Gypsy. Up to Sweeney Todd. Obviously, to mention just a few.”
“We imagine her as Broadway royalty and as a part of our family. However, acknowledging that Hollywood regards her in similarly. We’re proud that she’s ours too! Alongside her famed career. Apart from career, the exceptional talent, it’s her charisma, grace, and kindness. Importantly, that we’ll always remember the legendary Angela Lansbury,” she declared.
Lansbury performed her Broadway debut on Broadway in year 1957’s show Hotel Paradiso. The actress was nominated seven Tony Awards. Apart from this, won six for her roles as Mame (1966), Dear World (1969) & Mame (1966). Also, Dear World (1969), Gypsy (1975), Sweeney Todd (1979) and Blithe Spirit (2009). Finally, was awarded the award for lifetime achievement in 2009.
The host has co-hosted or hosted The Tony Awards five times more than any other person.