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January 16, 1908: Next Day on Your Dressing Room They Hung a Star – Wretched Richard’s Almanac

A few names are synonymous with the Broadway musical theater – Rodgers and Hammerstein, the Gershwins, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, composers all. As an entertainer, one name looms large; … Continue reading

01/16/2017 · 3 Comments

Quote • ETHEL MERMAN • Swearing

Ethel Merman was [also] known for her salty language, never delivered in a whisper. Once while rehearsing for an appearance on the Loretta Young television show, she was told it … Continue reading

01/16/2016 · 4 Comments

Happy Birthday Elaine Stritch

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is the 90th birthday of the phenomenal Elaine Stritch.  Her career and life are inspirational in every way.  The world is a better place because she…

02/02/2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Birthday Ethel Merman

Originally posted on Waldina:
Today is the 107th birthday of Ethel Merman.  I first learned of her when she was on The Muppet Show, it is strange to say that, but…

01/16/2015 · Leave a comment