She acted in Russel Crouse and Howard Lindsay's musical, "Call Me Madam," at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Honestly, this is a big thing to say, but I don't think I've ever been bored. If I even get an inkling of it, I split. I love that lyric in "Thanks for the Memory": You might've been a headache/But you never were a bore. I think being boring is just the worst sin of all time.
Struggled with alcoholism throughout her adult life. Stritch quit drinking in 1987 following a severe diabetic attack and remained sober for 24 years. Into her mid 80s, Stritch began to allow herself a single drink a day which lead to further health problems including a series of strokes, as documented in Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
(2013). The actress sobered up again, and remained alcohol free for...