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Theater World Pays Tribute to Angela Lansbury

Theaters in London's West End dimmed their lights

(Newser) - Angela Lansbury was a star on the stage as well as the screen, and theaters in London's West End dimmed their lights Wednesday night in her memory. Lansbury died in Los Angeles on Tuesday , days before she would have turned 97. In 2014, she returned to the West End...

Angela Lansbury Dies at 96
Beloved Murder, She Wrote
Star Dies at 96

Beloved Murder, She Wrote Star Dies at 96

Angela Lansbury was also a film, theater star in her long career

(Newser) - Angela Lansbury, the big-eyed, scene-stealing British actress who kicked up her heels in the Broadway musicals Mame and Gypsy and solved endless murders as crime novelist Jessica Fletcher in the long-running TV series Murder, She Wrote, has died five days shy of her 97th birthday. Lansbury died Tuesday at her...

Angela Lansbury 'Devastated' by Backlash to Comments

She says she's 'a strong supporter of women's rights'

(Newser) - After Angela Lansbury said this week that women need to "sometimes take the blame" for sexual misconduct because they make themselves attractive to men, the backlash was fast and forceful. "It is a deeply unhelpful myth that rape and other forms of sexual violence are caused or '...

Angela Lansbury: 'There Are 2 Sides' to Sex Misconduct

Women 'must sometimes take blame' for always trying to make themselves attractive, actress says

(Newser) - Women in Hollywood have been speaking out in droves against Harvey Weinstein and others, but one famous female is taking a different tack, noting, "There are two sides to this coin." Angela Lansbury thinks women "must sometimes take blame" for sexual misconduct perpetrated against them, the Telegraph ...

Highs and Lows of the Tonys
 Highs and Lows of the Tonys 

Highs and Lows of the Tonys

From the three Billys to a lost Dolly Parton

(Newser) - The 2009 Tony awards were not without their laughs—and gaffes. The LA Times outlines the best and worst of Broadway's biggest night.
  • Dolly Parton was a crowd-pleaser during the show's opening number, but later appeared accidentally, and uncomfortably, on the stage when she lost out on the music and

Billy Elliot's 10 Wins Include Best Actor × 3

(Newser) - Billy Elliot, the British musical about a coal miner's son who burns to dance, won 10 Tony Awards tonight in New York, including best musical and a unique best actor prize for the three young performers who share the title role. David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, and Kiril Kulish shyly thanked...

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