Aging Like A Fine Wine

Let’s face facts. Elaine Stritch is not exactly in her prime these days – her voice cracks, her intonation is off, and she sounds like every bit of her 80 years. But Stritch did not become a Broadway legend by vocal talent alone, and her magnificent stage presence and bravado is 100% intact. Furthermore, the aspects of her singing that always made her unique – her use of silence and her special way of delivering lyrics – could be used as a primer for aspiring theatrical singers.