Carol Channing Will Take Over Twitter as Part of Playbill's "Twitter Takeovers"

News   Carol Channing Will Take Over Twitter as Part of Playbill's "Twitter Takeovers"
Ever wonder what your favorite Broadway celebrity is thinking throughout the day? Tony winner Carol Channing, the 93-year-old actress known for creating the role of Mrs. Dolly Gallagher Levi and is absent on social media, will be given voice by way of Playbill's official Twitter account Nov. 7.

Carol Channing
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Follow @playbill on Twitter (from noon-1 PM) to get the scoop from the Tony Award winner, including answers to fans' questions, musical theatre musings and more — as part of's "Twitter Takeover" series.

Channing, the recipient of a Special Tony in 1968 and the Lifetime Acheivement Award in 1995, is known for originating the roles of Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly! (Tony Award) and Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She is a Tony nominee for her performances in The Vamp, Show Girl and Lorelei.

She will be joined by Tony Award winner Tommy Tune for Time Steppin', a conversation presented Nov. 8 at the SHN Theatre in San Francisco.

For more on Playbill's social media presence — including interaction on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr — read Broadway at Your Fingertips!

Playbill's "Twitter Takeovers" get up close and personal with Broadway favorites. Fans are asked to get in on the action by tweeting @playbill with the hashtag #PlaybillTwitterTakeover.


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