Tag Archives : Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

Film & Television

Another Opening for Elaine Stritch

By Anne de Mare
In addition to the profound joy I felt in celebrating a good friend's success, what was so moving to me was the chance to see an independent film about an independent woman celebrated and hailed as the extraordinary achievement that it is.
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Film & Television

Crowds and Sounds and the Unexpected

By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger
By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger

The brilliant British filmmaker Lindsey Dryden, deaf in one ear since childhood and threatened with losing her hearing altogether, helps us “hear” the loss, feel the fright, and share the grace of a dancer, a young pianist, and a music critic who are doing the seemingly impossible.

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Film & Television · News

THE BIG PICTURE—‘ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME’

By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger
In an upcoming documentary, an icon tells the story of her early days on the stage, the false starts, the failed and full-blown romances, and her present-day struggles with time as she soldiers on from rehearsal to performance, cursing, praying, laughing, despairing, and wrestling with the tricks aging plays on us.
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