By Robert Simonson
12 Jul 2005
Lansbury, 79, told the trade that she first injured her left knee while working on the film "Mrs. Santa Claus" in 1991. The performance — entitled Stephen Sondheim's 75th: The Concert — featured the talents of Jason Alexander, James Barbour, Carol Burnett, Len Cariou, Barbara Cook, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Jason Danieley, Alexander Gemignani, Josh Groban, Anne Hathaway, Marin Mazzie, Eric McCormack, Audra McDonald , Bernadette Peters, Elaine Stritch, Jubilant Sykes, Vanessa Williams and Adam Wylie.
Lansbury and Cariou performed "A Little Priest" from Sweeney Todd. Lansbury will be hospitalized five days and in physical therapy for a month.