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Where are they now? - Class Notes Extras
December 2010 Issue
Right after her graduation, Kay McClelland (AB ’81) moved to New York City to begin an 18-year run as a starlet in Broadway musicals. As a singer and dancer, she became a series of show characters—Zaneeta Shinn in “The Music Man,” the evil stepsister Florinda and the baker’s wife in “Into the Woods,” Ruth in “Wonderful Town,” Irene Roth in “Crazy for You,” Gabbi/Bobbi in “City of Angels” and others. “My favorite role was Anna Leonowens in ‘The King and I,’” she recalls during an interview in her suburban Atlanta home. “That show was pure joy. I signed on as an understudy, but ultimately did some 300 performances over two years,” she says. Her memorabilia inclues a photograph of her with the late actor Christopher Reeves and another with composer Stephen Sondheim. She has handwritten accolades from comedy writer Larry Gelbart and a letter from songwriter Jule Styne. She opens a sandwich bag containing a few of Anna’s props from “The …
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