Knowledge Identifier: +Elaine_Stritch
Joyce Randolph - Randolph was not the very first "Trixie Norton"; Elaine Stritch appeared as a burlesque "Trixie" circa 1951 in "Cavalcade of Stars", where the premise for "The Honeymooners" first took root
Stritch understudied Ethel Merman for "Call Me Madam", and, at the same time, appeared in the 1952 revival of "Pal Joey", singing "Zip"
In the 1960 television season, Stritch appeared in the role of writer Ruth Sherwood in the CBS sitcom "My Sister Eileen", opposite Shirley Bonne as her younger sister, Eileen Sherwood, an aspiring actress
David Holliday - In 1962 a phone call from, and a subsequent meeting with, British actor-director Nöel Coward led to the role of John Van Mier in the London production of "Sail Away" at the Savoy Theatre, London, with Elaine Stritch reprising her Broadway role as Mimi Paragon; the London production ran for 265 performances
In 1966, she played Ruth Sherwood in the musical "Wonderful Town" at New York's City Center, and appeared in an Off Broadway revival of "Private Lives" in 1968
Noel Coward - Other examples of "Dad's Renaissance" included a 1968 Off Broadway production of "Private Lives" at the Theatre de Lys starring Elaine Stritch, Lee_Bowman and Betsy von Furstenberg, and directed by Charles Nelson Reilly
In 1982, Stritch appeared on an edition of the long running BBC Radio comedy series "Just a Minute" alongside Kenneth Williams, Clement Freud and Barry Cryer
She appeared in a one-night only concert of "Company" in 1993 and as Parthy in a Broadway revival of the musical "Show Boat" in 1994
Noel Coward - A symposium published in 1999 to mark the centenary of Coward's birth listed some of his major productions scheduled for the year in Britain and North America, including "Ace of Clubs, After the Ball, Blithe Spirit, Cavalcade, Easy Virtue, Hay Fever, Present Laughter, Private Lives, Sail Away, A Song at Twilight, The Young Idea" and "Waiting in the Wings", with stars including Lauren Bacall, Rosemary Harris, Ian McKellen, Corin Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave and Elaine Stritch
Her one-woman show, "Elaine Stritch at Liberty", a summation of her life and career, premiered at New York's Public Theater, running from November 7 to December 30, 2001
Because each of the nominated shows in the Best Special Theatrical Event category were "one-man" or "one-woman" shows in 2002, the American Theatre Wing changed the rules for this category to allow the artist to be included with the producers as a recipient of the award, thus Stritch was eligible to receive the Tony
Stritch has been performing a cabaret act at the Cafe Carlyle in New York City since 2005
On April 26, 2007, she began guest appearances on the NBC sitcom "30 Rock" as Colleen, the fearsome mother of Alec Baldwin's lead character, Jack Donaghy
Stephen Sondheim - The performers included: Laura Benanti, Matt Cavenaugh, Michael Cerveris, Victoria Clark, Jenn Colella, Jason Danieley, Alexander Gemignani, Joanna Gleason, Nathan Gunn, George Hearn, Patti LuPone, Marin Mazzie, Audra McDonald, John McMartin, Donna Murphy, Karen Olivo, Laura Osnes, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Bobby Steggert, Elaine Stritch, Jim_Walton, Chip Zien, the 2009 Broadway revival cast of West Side Story and a ballet performed by Blaine Hoven and Maria Riccetto set to Stephen Sondheim's score of Warren Beatty's "Reds"
Shirley Bonne - With the death of Elaine Stritch on July 17, 2014, Bonne became one of only two surviving cast members of "My Sister Eileen"
On Rupaul's Drag race season 7 in 2015 during a drag granny mini challenge - Pearl Liaison's drag granny is likened to Stritch - In season 9 in 2017 during introductions for the snatch game Guest contestant Denis O'Hare's career accomplishments include having received a standing ovation from Stritch