Have you ever had a dream about Broadway? The pretty New York City lights welcoming the sweet sound of an orchestra or the breathtakingly beautiful voice of a vocalist. Well, we have you covered here with a list of some of the greatest artists ever to make an appearance on Broadway.
Dame Julie Andrews (born October 1, 1935)
This queen is an English actress, singer, and author. As a child actress and singer, she appeared in the West End in 1948 and made her Broadway debut with The Boy Friend in 1954. She has been named “Britain’s youngest prima donna”. She rose to fame starring in Broadway musicals such as My Fair Lady (1956), playing Eliza Doolittle, and Camelot (1960), playing Queen Guinevere. In the late 1950s, she made an appearance in TV shows.
Patti Ann LuPone (born April 21, 1949)
Patti is an American actress and singer. She is well-known for her work in stage musicals. She has won two Grammy Awards and two Tony Awards, among others. She is also a 2006 American Theater Hall of Famer. She began her professional career with The Acting Company in 1972. Her Broadway debut was made with the Three Sisters in 1973.
She received the first of seven Tony Awards nominations for the Robber Bridegroom musical in 1975.
Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury (born October 16, 1925)
Lansbury is a British-American actress who has appeared in theatre and film. Her career has spanned for more than 80 years now, most of it in the United States. Her work has received acclaim from international audiences. Lansbury was born to Irish actress Moyna Macgill and English politician Edgar Lansbury in central London. To escape the Blitz, she moved with her mother to the United States in 1940.