Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury Honored With Lifetime Achievement at 2022 Tony Awards

During the 75th annual Tony Awards hosted by Ariana DeBose, acting legend Angela Lansbury was recognized with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. Though Lansbury was not present to receive the award, the 96-year-old performer was honored at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The New York City Gay...
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Angela Lansbury fans concerned over 2022 Tony Awards absence

Five-time Tony-winner Angela Lansbury received a special award for lifetime achievement at the 2022 Tony Awards on Sunday but did not accept the award in person, which sparked concerns from her fans. The 96-year-old actress, who starred in several shows such as “Sweeney Todd,” “Gypsy” and “Mame,” was not present at the 75th Tony Awards that were held Sunday at Radio City Music Hall. The award aired during the pre-show, with her former “Sweeny Todd” costar, Len Cariou, introducing her. Fans immediately voiced concern about the Broadway icon’s absence from the award show. “Angela Lansbury’s absence, even by video, is concerning. And perhaps helps...

Angela Lansbury

In June, Lansbury will receive the Tony Award for lifetime achievement. The Murder, She Wrote star previously won Tonys for her performances in Gypsy and Sweeney Todd. She spoke with Terry Gross in 2000. Also, David Bianculli reviews the PBS Great Performances documentary about Stephen Sondheim's Company.

Angela Lansbury to Receive Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Award at 2022 Tonys

Angela Lansbury is being honored for her decades-long career at this year's Tony Awards. The 96-year-old actress, who made her Broadway debut over 60 years ago, is set to receive a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming 75th ceremony, which takes place on June 12. "Legendary actress and five-time #TonyAwards...

Angela Lansbury to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Tony Award

Angela Lansbury will soon be getting the honor of a lifetime. The celebrated actress and Broadway icon is set to receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2022 Tony Awards in June. Lansbury, 96, is already a five-time Tony Award winner, and hold two Tony Awards records -- Most...

Actor Angela Lansbury to receive a special Tony Award

The folks who hand out Tony Awards believe five is not enough for Angela Lansbury.The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced Monday that the legendary actor will receive a 2022 special Tony for lifetime achievement in the theater, making it her sixth.Lansbury made her Broadway debut in 1957 in “Hotel Paradiso” and won Tonys for “Mame” in 1966, “Dear World” in 1969, “Gypsy” in 1974, “Sweeney Todd” in 1979 and “Blithe Spirit” in 2009. Other Broadway credits include “A Little Night Music,” “Gore Vidal’s The Best Man” and “Anyone Can Whistle.” "Angela Lansbury’s contributions to the stage are insurmountable,” said...