12 Broadway Stars Who Will Live Forever

These legends are getting up there in years, but they’re not allowed to die. Ever.

1. Elaine Stritch

Robin Marchant / Getty Images

Age: 88
Signature role: Joanne in Company

2. Carol Burnett

Cindy Ord / Getty Images

Age: 79
Signature roles: Princess Winnifred in Once Upon a Mattress, Miss Hannigan in the film adaptation of Annie

3. Chita Rivera

Rick Diamond / Getty Images

Age: 80
Signature roles: Anita in West Side Story, Velma Kelly in Chicago

4. George Hearn

Age: 78
Signature roles: Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd, Albin in La Cage aux Folles

5. Liza Minnelli

Danny Martindale / Getty Images

Age: 66
Signature role: Sally Bowles in the film adaptation of Cabaret

6. Angela Lansbury

Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images

Age: 87
Signature roles: Mame in Mame, Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd

7. Stephen Sondheim

Ian Gavan / Getty Images

Age: 82
Signature works: Company, Follies, A Little Night Music

8. Julie Andrews

Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images

Age: 77
Signature roles: Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, Maria in the film adaptation of The Sound of Music

9. Joel Grey

Roger Kisby / Getty Images

Age: 80
Signature roles: Emcee in Cabaret, The Wizard in Wicked

10. Barbra Streisand

Jason Merritt / Getty Images

Age: 70
Signature role: Fanny Brice in Funny Girl

11. Len Cariou

Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images

Age: 73
Signature roles: Sweeney Todd in Sweeney Todd, Fredrik in A Little Night Music

12. Carol Channing

Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Age: 92
Signature roles: Dolly in Hello Dolly, Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Check out more articles on!

  Your Reaction?


    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Two University of Cincinnati officers who arrived on scene shortly after Samuel Dubose was fatally shot have been placed on leave, and their body camera footage has been released.
    • An ultra-Orthodox man stabbed six people at Jerusalem's gay pride parade on Thursday.
    • Atlanta police are searching for two white men who were caught on security cameras placing Confederate flags at a historic church.
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing