Monday, March 12, 2012
Girl of the Day - Liza Minnelli
Absolutely not my type... actually a fairly odd and mousy-looking woman. But her performance in Cabaret is probably the single greatest performance by an actress in a musical.... weirdly the only one in the same league is probably the performance by her mother, Judy Garland, in Wizard of Oz. (Maybe Julie Andrews in Sound of Music?) Which just goes to show you that looks aren't everything and soul will out.
Anyway, Liza turns 66 today. Here's a showstopper, among many, from Cabaret, performed in concert by a much older, but still great, Liza: