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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Ms. Broadway December 2019: The Joannes of Company

Last month's look back at the all of the Broadway Elder Prices proved to be quite popular, so we thought that we'd honor all those ladies who lunch by lifting a glass to all who have played the iconic Joanne in Company. Some pretty amazing women have played the role as you'll see. From the brilliant original Elaine Stritch all the way to the upcoming Broadway turn by the equally brilliant Patti LuPone. (We are reminded of the Sondheim Birthday Celebration moment when Elaine gave a standing ovation to Patti after the latter's blistering "Ladies Who Lunch." Icons doing iconic things - the perfect reason to be named Ms. Broadway December 2019. Everybody rise!

Ms. Broadway
December 2019
The Joannes of Company

The Original
Broadway, First National Tour, West End
Elaine Stritch


The Original Production Replacements
Jane Russell and Vivian Blaine




1995 Broadway Revival
Debra Monk



Kennedy Center Sondheim Celebration
Lynn Redgrave




2006 Broadway Revival
Barbara Walsh





2011 New York Philharmonic Concert Staging
Patti LuPone





2018 West End Revival and 2020 Broadway Revival
Patti LuPone

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