Memorial Celebration for Tony Winner Julie Harris Held Dec. 3 at Broadway's Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

By Michael Gioia
03 Dec 2013

Julie Harris
Julie Harris

The life of five-time Tony Award-winning actress Julie Harris is celebrated Dec. 3 at noon at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Zoe Caldwell, Rosemary Harris, Cherry Jones, Hal Holbrook and Christopher Plummer are among the attendees at the public memorial celebration.

Harris, who created several iconic stage roles and received a 2002 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement, died Aug. 24 in West Chatham, MA. The cause was congestive heart failure. She was 87.

Harris received Tony Awards for her performances in The Belle of Amherst, The Last of Mrs. Lincoln, Forty Carats, The Lark and I Am a Camera. She was Tony-nominated for her work in Marathon '33, Skyscraper, The Au Pair Man, Lucifer's Child and The Gin Game.

Read more about the life of Harris here.

Read The Playbill Vault Remembers Julie Harris here.