Today we celebrate the life of a beautiful and wonderful friend, actress Tammy Grimes, who died on Sunday.
We first knew Tammy when she was an apprentice at our Westport Country Playhouse in 1949. She was always outstanding, funny, and brilliant!
She starred in our musical, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, on Broadway—for which she won a Tony.
Here is a brief look at the projects that Tammy worked on over the years:
Three Bites of the Apple (1966), Arthur? Arthur! (1969), Play It as It Lays (1972), The Horror at 37,000 Feet (1973), The Borrowers (1973), Somebody Killed Her Husband (1978), The Runner Stumbles (1979), Can’t Stop the Music (1980), The Last Unicorn (1982), The Stuff (1985), America (1986), Mr. North (1988), Slaves of New York (1989), Backstreet Justice (1994), A Modern Affair (1995), Trouble on the Corner (1997), High Art (1998)
The Littlest Revue (1959), The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1960), Rattle of a Simple Man (1963), High Spirits (1964), The Only Game in Town (1968), Private Lives (revival) (1969), A Musical Jubilee (1975), California Suite (1976), Tartuffe (revival)(1977), Trick (1979), 42nd Street (1980), Sunset (1983), Orpheus Descending (revival) (1989), Wit & Wisdom (2003)
Here is the article in today’s New York Times:
Tammy Grimes, the Original ‘Unsinkable Molly Brown,’ Dies at 82
Click on the title or the picture above to link to the full article.
We knew her so well—she was so charming and fun, and we will miss her so much.
Philip & Marilyn