Elaine Stritch

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Born in Detroit, Elaine Stritch studied at the New School in New York City under the direction of Erwin Piscator. Beginning her career in musical comedy on Broadway, she went from standing by for Ethel Merman in Call Me Madam to her Tony- nominated performance in the recent revival of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance. Her Broadway credits include Angel in the Wings, Pal Joey, On Your Toes, Bus Stop, Goldilocks, Sail Away (which she performed in both New York and London, and just recently in concert at Carnegie Hall to celebrate Noel Coward's centennial), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (following Uta Hagen in the role of Martha), Company and Show Boat. In London's West End, she starred in Neil Simon's The Gingerbread Lady and Tennessee Williams' Small Craft Warnings. Other stage credits include the concert version of both Follies and Company at Lincoln Center and her appearance in A. R. Gurney's Love Letters with Jason Robards. Ms. Stritch made her film debut in the 1957 remake of A Farewell to Arms. She co-starred in the 1977 Alain Renais film Providence and the award- winning BBC television series "Two's Company." Other film credits include Cocoon: The Return, Woody Allen's September, Out to Sea with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon, Krippendorf's Tribe with Richard Dreyfuss, An Unexpected Life with Stockard Channing and Stephen Collins, Woody Allen's Small Time Crooks and Autumn in New York with Richard Gere and Winona Ryder. Ms. Stritch's television credits include "The Cosby Show," "3rd Rock from the Sun" and "Soul Man." She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her performance in the miniseries "An Inconvenient Woman" written by Dominick Dunne and won an Emmy Award for her recurring role on "Law & Order."
 
Credits

Actor
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell Minetta Lane Theatre 03/06/2007 N/A
2 Elaine Stritch at Liberty Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/07/2001 N/A
3 Cakewalk Variety Arts Theatre 11/06/1996 Lillian
4 Cakewalk Variety Arts Theatre 11/06/1996 Lillian
5 Love Letters Promenade Theatre 03/27/1989 Melissa Gardner REPLACEMENT
6 Private Lives Lucille Lortel Theatre 05/19/1968 N/A

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Elaine Stritch at Liberty Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/07/2001 Author
Awards
Award Production
1 WON 2002 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Book of a Musical 2002 Drama Critics' Circle Award, Special Citation Elaine Stritch at Liberty Author
2 WON 2002 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Solo Performance 2001-2002 OBIE Award for Performance 2002 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Solo Performance Elaine Stritch at Liberty Actor
3 NOMINATED 2002 Lortel Nomination for Outstanding Actress Elaine Stritch at Liberty Actor