Broadway Lights Will Be Dimmed in Memory of Stage and Screen Star Elaine Stritch

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17 Jul 2014

Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritch
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The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed July 18 at 7:45 PM for one minute in memory of Tony and Emmy Award winner Elaine Stritch, who passed away July 17 at age 89.

“Elaine Stritch’s big personality was matched by her big talent. Collaborating with some of Broadway’s greatest playwrights and composers throughout her lengthy career, her signature numbers and singular style created a memorable legacy,” said Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of the Broadway League, in a statement. “Elaine Stritch will always be remembered as an important part of Broadway’s rich history, and she will be missed by her many fans.”

The Broadway favorite was last on The Great White Way in the critically acclaimed revival of Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music.



Read Playbill.com's obituary for Ms. Stritch here.