THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Tony Winner and Gentleman's Guide Star Jefferson Mays Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
06 Nov 2013

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Angela Lansbury in Sweeney Todd.  Uris Theatre, 1980


"After having listened obsessively to the cast recording (compulsively renewed from my hometown library), I finally saw her — a demented caricature from my 'Happy Families' deck brought to glorious life. So deranged, adorable and brilliant. I remember asking, 'Is she really that nice lady from 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks'?"