THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating Tony Nominee Eartha Kitt (Video)

By Playbill Staff
January 17, 2013

January 17, 2013, marks what would have been Tony Award-nominated singer-actress Eartha Kitt's 86th birthday. In celebration of the late Broadway and film actress, Playbill.com looks back at her career.



Kitt, a two-time Tony nominee for her work in The Wild Party and Timbuktu!, was also seen on Broadway in Nine, Jolly's Progress, Shinbone Alley, Mrs. Patterson, Leonard Sillman's New Faces of 1952, Bal Negre and Carib Song.

For more on her theatrical career, visit Kitt's page at the Playbill Vault.

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"Santa Baby":

"I Want to Be Evil":

Kitt performs from Off-Broadway's Mimi Le Duck on "The Today Show":

"It's All About" from Mimi Le Duck:

"Love For Sale":

The cast of The Wild Party, featuring Kitt, performs on the Tony Awards:

Kitt performs "Moving Uptown" from The Wild Party on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show":

Kitt as Catwoman:

"I Get Along Without You":

"I'm Still Here" from Follies:

"Where is My Man":

"All By Myself":