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In Memory of Elaine Stritch: 1925-2014

Known for her caustic humor and rapier sharp wit, Stritch was an Emmy and Tony award-winning actress who, over the decades of her versatile career, reinvented herself many times, ending her life with a string of highly successful one-woman shows, one of which, Elaine Stritch at Liberty, won her a Tony in 2001. I had […]

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In Memory of Mickey Rooney: 1920-2014

Mickey Rooney died on April 6, 2014 at the age of 93. Rooney’s career in Hollywood began early-on…he became a well-known child actor, with films like Manhattan Melodrama in 1934 and Reckless and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, both in 1935. But, he was most known from his work in the late 1930s and 1940s, especially […]

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In Memory of Sid Caesar: 1922-2014

Known mostly for his 1950s TV show, Your Show of Shows, Caesar was a comic genius. Your Show of Shows was so successful and so influential, all of the comedy writers wanted to work for Caesar. And they did…Caesar was known for giving a plethora of comedians and comedy writers their start in show business…including […]

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