18 -mirrors

“It’s really a mirror in which we can see humanity and ourselves reflected. That’s the theater.”

Julie Andrews’ statement at the Annual Backstage at the Geffen, where she was honored with the Distinction in Theater Award for her significant contribution to the Theater community.

Julie Andrews to be honored in L.A.

By Les Spindle
Mon May 2, 2011 2:06am EDT

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - More than six decades after her professional debut in 1947, Julie Andrews remains popular with all generations.

She cut her performing teeth in her native England, appearing in concerts and vaudeville and on radio programs, becoming widely renowned for a unique voice that spanned four octaves. She went on to stardom in films, theater, television, and recordings. On Monday, the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles will honor Andrews at a fundraiser.

Andrews, 75, recently shared with Back Stage recollections from her career and lessons she has learned in her creative journey.
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