THE SCREENING ROOM: Our Favorite Elaine Stritch Performances (Video)
20 Apr 2013
Unstoppable showbiz icon Elaine Stritch, the Tony-winning leading lady with a singular voice and demeanor who has become synonymous with Stephen Sondheim's "The Ladies Who Lunch," celebrates the premiere of her new documentary "Shoot Me" this weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival
Today, Playbill.com takes a look at some of our favorite video performances from Stritch's lengthy career.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.