A gift of a documentary...as much a playdate as portrait, a jumble of salty highlights attesting to the pleasure of her company.
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Elaine Stritch Shoot Me

Now in her late 80s, Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains as ferociously funny as ever. In this bold, hilarious and poignant portrait, the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is revealed both on and off stage. Candid reflections about her life are punctuated with words from friends (including James Gandolfini, Tina Fey, John Turturro, Hal Prince, George C. Wolfe, Nathan Lane and Cherry Jones) and archival footage that showcases some of the great moments from her career. Whether dominating the stage, tormenting Alec Baldwin on the set of 30 Rock, or sharing her struggles with aging, diabetes and alcoholism, Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me reaches beyond the icon's brassy exterior and reveals an inspiring portrait of a complex woman and artist.

Played at

Music Hall, 3.21.14 - 4.10.14
Claremont 5, 3.14.14 - 3.20.14
Royal, 3.07.14 - 3.20.14
Playhouse 7, 3.07.14 - 3.20.14
Town Center 5, 3.07.14 - 3.20.14
Rated NR
Runtime: 81 min
Language: English

Director: Chiemi Karasawa
Cast: Elaine Stritch, Rob Bowman, Tina Fey
FEATURED REVIEW: Scott Foundas, Variety
“She’s still here … but not for much longer” is the subtext of “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me,” a superior celebrity docu that finds the Broadway legend on the doorstep of her 87th birthday, contemplating retirement as well as her own mortality. Painti...