Tony Tuesday: Liza, Chita, & Gwen!


Need we say more? Okay: Kander and Ebb!


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  1. I am most intrigued by how they sneaked Liza on stage during the first number.

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  2. This made me remember something, though I have no idea why: In the early 1980s, Ken Russell had been signed to direct Evita. According to the New York Times, "Russell, not surprisingly, had a mind of his own and screen-tested Liza Minnelli - in a blond wig. When he insisted that he could not make the film without her, Mr. Stigwood finally fired him." What a masterpiece that would have been!

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    1. One of my favorite stories! The stuff of dreams...

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    2. My other half was in the Green Room of Plymouth Theatre Royal where he overheard the almighty Stephen Sondheim tell Michael Ball: "I refused to cast her mother, so I am sure as hell not gonna cast Liza!"... Jx

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