From the “Still Got It” Department: Angela Lansbury is always in style, a fact she keenly demonstrated during a special 25th Anniversary screening of “Beauty and the Beast” at Lincoln Center on Sunday.
Now 90, the original voice of Mrs. Potts belted the Disney classic’s theme song alongside the film’s original composer Alan Menken on piano. The results are as artful and delightful as ever, with Lansbury hitting every note with ease, her trills and vocal stylings effortlessly transforming the crowd into quivering puddles of sobbing, spluttering jelly.
Here’s the performance from a different angle:
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