“On our show, I would get a script and I would have the lyrics on the page and then I would make little squigglies on everything.” She continued, “I had my own hieroglyphics, that was my music. And I could read that very well.”
“I very much enjoyed doing ‘Law & Order,’ playing a killer – that was fun, and they had a family feel around the set, so it was a happy show to do even though the subject matter was quite the opposite.”
On May 16, 2022, Virginia’s Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor Carol Burnett with the company’s eleventh Stephen Sondheim Award. The Stephen Sondheim Award will be presented at a black-tie Gala Benefit and will benefit Signature Theatre’s artistic, education, and community programs.
“She is the final honoree to be chosen personally by Mr. Sondheim before his passing,” noted Signature’s Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner, “and he greatly admired how she has brought the arts to millions of people through her comedy and artistry. We look forward to celebrating her extraordinary career this spring.” Read more.
Written by by Chloe Rabinowitz Jan. 19, 2022 for Broadway World.