Lansbury and Seldes will be on hand to discuss their roles in the new Terrence McNally play at the Music Box Theatre. The veteran actresses will also discuss their award-winning careers in the theatre.
Perhaps best known her for work as TV sleuth Jessica Fletcher on "Murder, She Wrote," Angela Lansbury is one of the most celebrated stars of the Broadway stage. She received Tony Awards for her performances in Sweeney Todd, Gypsy, Dear World and Mame, and she also appeared on The Great White Way in Hotel Paradiso, A Taste of Honey, Anyone Can Whistle, The King and I and A Little Family Business. Her numerous film credits include "Gaslight," "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Manchurian Candidate," all of which brought the actress Academy Award nominations. Lansbury was recently Tony-nominated for her work in Deuce.
Marian Seldes won her Tony Award for her performance in Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance and was also Tony-nominated for her work in Father's Day, Deathtrap, Ring 'Round the Moon and Dinner at Eight. Her other Main Stem credits include 45 Seconds From Broadway, Ivanov, The Merchant, Equus, Next Time I'll Sing to You, Before You Go, Tiny Alice, The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, A Gift of Time, The Wall, The Chalk Garden, Ondine, The High Ground, The Tower Beyond Tragedy, That Lady, Crime and Punishment and Medea.
This episode — hosted by New York Post theatre columnist Michael Riedel and producer Susan Haskins — will premiere June 22 at 12:30 AM ET on WNET/Thirteen.
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