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Angela Lansbury in Anyone Can Whistle

I read she was awesome in the show. Then I listened to it. She sounds like shit to me: Hoarse as hell, she goes off key on some of the longer notes in a way that caused me literal ear pain. How did she get another musical job after this?

by Anonymousreply 601/04/2013

Conversely, I heard that Lee Remick "couldn't sing," but I thought her rendition of the title song was gorgeous and perfect:

by Anonymousreply 101/04/2013

Wasn't it the first stage musical for both of them?

by Anonymousreply 201/04/2013

You are so fucking right, OP.

by Anonymousreply 301/04/2013

The Encores! production of ACW with Donna Murphy, Sutton Foster and Raul Esparza was fabulous.

by Anonymousreply 401/04/2013

She had to downplay her talents - Steve didn't want her to outshine his lover, Lee Remick.

by Anonymousreply 501/04/2013

"Besides, Miss Remick has 5 songs, and I only have 4."

by Anonymousreply 601/04/2013
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