Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights in Honor Stage Veteran Ossie Davis, Feb. 4

News   Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights in Honor Stage Veteran Ossie Davis, Feb. 4 To honor of the passing of legendary stage and screen actor-writer Ossie Davis, Broadway theatres will dim their lights at 8 PM, Feb. 4.

As is tradition, the lights will dim on all marquees for one minute at 8 PM. Davis, playwright and actor of Purlie Victorious who co-wrote the book for the musical version Purlie passed away Feb. 3. Other credits of his include the original Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun and I'm Not Rappaport among many others.

To read Playbill On-Line's obituary of Ossie Davis, click here.