Who Won the 1958
Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Musical

Gwen Verdon

("New Girl In Town")

1957 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Musical Winner
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1958 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Musical Winner Gwen Verdon News

Brandy and Bob Fosse bring sparkle to 'Chicago'

Fredericksburg.com
“Chicago,” which hit the Broadway stage in 1975 with Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera as the dueling murderesses, follows a housewife/vaudeville star-wannabe Roxie Hart who lands in a women's jail after shooting her lying side-piece. Then there's the big ...

1958 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Musical Winner Gwen Verdon News

Truth eclipses fiction for 'Chicago' storyline

Charleston Post Courier
In 1969, the year of Watkins's death, actress Gwen Verdon, her husband Bob Fosse and producer Richard Fryer swooped in to purchase the rights to “Chicago” and adapt it into a musical. That adaptation is now the longest-running musical in American ...

1958 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Musical Winner Gwen Verdon News

'War Paint': Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole face off at Tony Awards?

Goldderby
Hope is not entirely lost for Ebersole and LuPone. Previous decades provide several instances where two women showed up in Best Actress for the same musical. For the aforementioned “Chicago,” Chita Rivera and Gwen Verdon were both nominated for the ...

1958 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Musical Winner Gwen Verdon News

Father & daughter musical reunion

Bay Area Reporter
Abbott and Fosse fought over how to do that, with Abbott favoring a more serious approach, and Fosse of course wanting to showcase his dance steps – especially after his future wife Gwen Verdon, primarily known as a dancer, was cast as Anna over Abbott ...

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