• Oct : 9 : 2013 - The Lyceum Theater is the oldest on Broadway (opened in 1903).
  • Sep : 20 : 2013 - The Tony Award-winning play with the shortest title was Da (1978).
  • Sep : 15 : 2013 - In 1912 New York City theaters became desegregated.
  • Sep : 10 : 2013 - Most New York City Broadway theaters omit the row “I” in their seating to avoid confusion with the number one.
  • Sep : 6 : 2013 - The Actors’ Equity contract was signed on September 6, 1991 after an actors strike right before curtain call lasted almost a month.

Who are the 80 hottest Broadway players over 80? Who should you be keeping your eye on?

Every year, the emerging whippersnappers of the biz comprise all kinds of “top” lists.

It’s time to shake it up. It’s time to rock it out. It’s time to get excited about 80 of the hottest octogenarians and up, who have been through it all and are still shining with the best of ‘em. Sometimes, just pretzels and beer, kids. They’re here.

Angela Lansbury.

Anne Jeffreys.

Anne Meara.

Athol Fugard.

Bernard Gersten.

Carl Reiner.

Carol Channing.

Carol Lawrence.

Charles Strouse.

Charlotte Rae.

Christopher Plummer.

Clive Davis.

Cloris Leachman.

Danielle Darrieux.

Debbie Reynolds.

Dick Van Dyke.

Doris Roberts.

Edward Albee.

Elaine May.

Elaine Stritch.

Eli Wallach.

Estelle Parsons.

Frances Sternhagen.

Galt MacDermot.

Gene Hackman.

Gene Saks.

George S. Irving.

Glynis Johns.

Harold Prince.

Harvey Sabinson.

Harvey Schmidt.

Helen Gallagher.

Jack Klugman.

James Earl Jones.

James M. Nederlander.

Jerry Frankel.

Jerry Herman.

Jerry Lewis.

Jerry Stiller.

Jim Rado.

Joel Grey.

John Cullum.

John Kander.

John McMartin.

Julie Harris.

Kirk Douglas.

Lauren Bacall.

Lee Adams.

Leslie Bricusse.

Louis Botto.

Luise Rainer.

Marian Seldes.

Marty Richards.

Mary Louise Wilson.

Mary Rodgers.

Mel Brooks.

Michael Blakemore.

Michel Legrand.

Mickey Rooney.

Mike Nichols.

Neil Simon.

Patricia Morison.

Patricia Routledge.

Paul Libin.

Peter Brook.

Peter Hall.

Philip J. Smith.

Robert Morse.

Roger Berlind.

Rosalind Elias.

 Rosemary Harris.

Ruby Dee.

Sheldon Harnick.

Sid Caesar.

Sidney Poitier.

Stephen Sondheim.

Stuart Ostrow.

Terry Allen Kramer.

Thomas Meehan.

Tom Jones.

William Daniels.

Categories: Broadway

4 Responses so far.

  1. ed scall says:

    Wonderful visit to great stars!!!!!

  2. Harvey Sabinson says:

    Thanks so much for including me with all those youngsters. I couldn’t be in better company.

  3. Jose Catasus says:

    Thanks for the memories!

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