It’s an opening to follow up on a bizarre disclosure on Baldwin’s podcast earlier this year, that her first orgasm took place onstage during Act II as Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? “Absolutely true,” she answers without a blink. “I don’t have to go into detail. If you want anything more, you’ll have to go to another actress. I don’t think she can top that.” But what did she do onstage when that, uh, happened? “I used it! I made it part of my performance. I’m not Actors Studio-ing my way into the hearts of millions. I’m just saying this happened. So, therefore, I must have been very up and into that role.” It never happened again, she says.
“Elaine Stritch is dangerous. On and off stage. She is filled with talent, that’s clear. But you’re never sure what she’s going to do with a song, a scene, or even a line. So you best keep your eyes on her, lest you miss something. Marlon Brando was like that – the really greats are like that. I know, you know what I mean.”—
Ms. Stritch, the husky-voiced actress who, with a Tony Award and three Emmys to her credit, became a beloved cabaret star in recent years at the Carlyle Hotel, said on Wednesday that she was giving up her apartment there and returning to her home state, Michigan. But not before she performs one…
i love that the carlyle felt it was necessary to make an official statement that they aren’t kicking her out or forcing her to do the show to pay off her debts