THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Tony Winner and Dear World Star Betty Buckley Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
29 Aug 2012

 

Jane Connell in Mame.

 



 

"When I was in college I came to New York on vacation, and Mame was the first Broadway show I ever saw before I moved here. I saw the original Lansbury production, and I loved, of course, Angela Lansbury and Bea Arthur. But when Jane sang 'Gooch's Song,' I was just beside myself. I thought she was the coolest, funniest person I'd ever seen."