Thursday, October 30, 2014
Liza Minnelli ~ Liza with a Z soundtrack Emmy Award winning 1972 album.
The production won four Emmy Awards: Outstanding Achievement in Choreography (Bob Fosse, choreographer), Outstanding Achievement in Music, Lyrics and Special Material (Fred Ebb and John Kander, composers), Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music (Bob Fosse) and Outstanding Single Program - Variety and Popular Music (Bob Fosse and Fred Ebb, producers, and Liza Minnelli, star). It was nominated for a further three Emmy's in film editing, music composition and writing. The film also won a 1972 Peabody Award and a Directors Guild of America Award. Fosse's Emmy win meant that he had won an Oscar,Tony, and Emmy all within the same year. The DVD release was nominated for a 2006 Satellite Award for Best DVD Release of a TV Show.