"Mame" as Agnes Gooch (Broadway) (1966)
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There's no question that theater has changed through the years. The one thing that bothers me is that so many of today's young actors come from television and have not been taught theater technique. They don't realize when they're upstaging you. It's not done out of meanness or trickery. They just think there's a camera over their shoulder that is filming the other actor. But I don't complain ...
Assumed the role of feisty accompanist Jeannette in the Broadway production of "The Full Monty" in 2001 when its originator, Kathleen Freeman
, became ill with cancer. After Freeman's death, Connell played it for a year on Broadway, then toured for more than a year.