Ethel Merman


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Noun1.Ethel Merman - United States singer who appeared in several musical comedies (1909-1984)
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A native New Yorker who caught the Broadway bug after seeing Ethel Merman in `Annie Get Your Gun,'' Seligson is convinced there's ``more interest in musical theater here than there is musical theater to fill it.
And those distracting head mikes and electronic amplification are aptly mocked by none other than Ethel Merman (a spot-on Zbornik), who rips the electronic apparatus from the body of the Phantom of the O.
One of the play's best running gags is Buzz's insistence that everyone is gay - Shakespeare, Hamlet, Ethel Merman, Mark Spitz - ``and if they're not, they should be.
The most recent dirt from the grave is about Jacqueline Susann and Ethel Merman.
Cates produced more than 200 magic shows, comedy specials with Alan King and Steve Martin, and musical programs with Ethel Merman, Perry Como, Nat King Cole, Johnny Cash and others.
Red Hot and Cole'' follows Porter - scion of a wealthy Midwestern family - from age 22 to 72 through songs like ``My Heart Belongs to Daddy,'' ``Begin the Beguine'' and ``Anything Goes'' and through the lavish parties he threw for such friends as Ethel Merman, Dorothy Parker and Noel Coward.
Reams also does some spot-on impersonations of Carol Channing, Pearl Bailey and Ethel Merman in a sendup of the various "Dolly" divas, and then returns for a pseudo-drag encore on the title tune from "La Cage aux Folles," in which he gives us Marlene Dietrich and Tallulah Bankhead for good measure.
house-up "You'll Never Walk Alone" and actually remixes Peggy Wood's ancient original vocal of "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" into an absurd dance ditty that makes Ethel Merman disco seem normal.
1951: Ethel Merman wins her only Tony for a role: Mrs.
1934: Cole Porter's Anything Goes opened in New York and made a star of Ethel Merman.
Jose Ferrer, Joan Fontaine, Susan Hayward, Buster Keaton, Alan Ladd, Hedy Lamarr, Janet Leigh, Peter Lorre, Myrna Loy, the Marx brothers, Ethel Merman, Maureen OAEHara, Anthony Perkins, Jane Russell, Barbara Stanwyck, Gloria Swanson, Shirley Temple, Orson Welles, Mae West, and Shelley Winters.
Once again, Birdland favorite Klea Blackhurst will star as Ethel Merman with a star-studded supporting cast lead by Tony Nominee Anita Gillette, Fred Applegate, Bill Nolte, Adam Grupper, Eddie Korbich, Brian Charles Rooney, F.