THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Stage and Screen Star Vanessa Williams Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences
By Andrew Gans
Playbill.com's feature series Their Favorite Things asks members of the theatre community to share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.
This week we spotlight the choices of stage and screen star Vanessa Williams, who was most recently on Broadway in the acclaimed revival of The Trip to Bountiful and will be part of the sixth annual Living for Today concert Jan. 19 at 7 PM at Joe's Pub. Read about the lineup here.
Williams will also be seen in the upcoming Lifetime TV film version of Horton Foote's "Bountiful," which debuts Feb. 22 at 8 PM.
(Clicking on a name bolded in blue will take readers to that actor or show's entry in the Playbill Vault.)
Stephanie Mills in The Wiz
Chita Rivera in Kiss of the Spider Woman
Gregory Hines in Eubie
Hinton Battle in Sophisticated Ladies
Cicely Tyson in The Trip to Bountiful
Barbara Cook in Sondheim on Sondheim
Audra McDonald in Porgy & Bess
Martin Short in Little Me
The Book of Mormon
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