Liza Minnelli Stepping Out! 2015

Liza Minnelli Stepping Out! 2015

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Liza Minnelli steals the show at the Tony Awards

TELEGRAPH.CO.UK Liza Minnelli steals the show at the Tony Awards By Anita Singh,Showbusiness Editor Last Updated: 6:2`6PM BST 16/06/2008 ` If there had been a prize for oddest outfit at the Tony Awards, LizaMinnelli would have won hands down. REUTERS ` Liza Minnelli showed-off her new slimline look in a low-cut tuxedo dressThe 62-year-old showbiz legend wore what can only be described as a across between a tuxedo jacket and a batwing mini-dress, cut so low as toreveal her bra, when she took to the stage at New York's Radio CityMusic Hall. ` Minnelli's outfit showed off the figure she has worked hard to regainafter years of well-documented weight problems. The Oscar-winning starattributes her svelte new look to a daily 90-minute dance workoutcoupled with rehearsals for her current stage show, which features astring of energetic routines. ` During a performance at London's Royal Albert Hall last month, she toldthe audience: "Notice anything different about me? I lost 44 pounds!" ` Minnelli, the daughter of Judy Garland, is a three-time Tony Awardwinner - in 1965, aged 19, she become the youngest performer to receivethe leading actress in a musical award for Flora The Red Menace. ` Later this week she will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall ofFame, alongside BB King and Sir James Galway.`Minnelli was at the Tonys to present the leading actor in a musicalaward to Paulo Szot, star of South Pacific. The revival of the Rodgersand Hammerstein classic won seven awards in total. Britain´s MarkRylance, former artistic director of Shakespeare´s Globe theatre, wasnamed best actor for his comic turn in Sixties sex farce Boeing-Boeing.

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