THE SCREENING ROOM: Remembering Gwen Verdon (Video)

By Playbill Staff
October 18, 2013

On Oct. 18, 2000, Broadway lost one of its brightest stars - legendary dancer Gwen Verdon. The iconic Fosse dancer was a four-time Tony winner for her performances in Damn Yankees, Redhead, New Girl in Town and Can-Can.



Playbill.com is looking back at Verdon's lengthy career with rare performances from stage and screen.

Verdon performs "Whatever Lola Wants" on the Tony Awards.

A rare clip of a 16-year-old Verdon dancing.

Verdon and Rivera perform "All That Jazz/Nowadays."

Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon in Damn Yankees - "Who's Got the Pain."

"If My Friends Could See Me Now" on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

Verdon and Chita Rivera perform Chicago on the "Mike Douglas Show."

"Whatever Lola Wants."

"Make Mine Country Style" with Dorothy Collins.

"Cool Hand Luke."

Harvey Evans and Verdon perform "Who's Got the Pain" on the "Ed Sullivan Show."

Verdon performs on "The Ed Sullivan Show."

 

A rare look at footage of the original 1975 production of Chicago.