Broadway to Dim Its Lights Sept. 15 in Honor of Larry Gelbart

News   Broadway to Dim Its Lights Sept. 15 in Honor of Larry Gelbart
 
The marquees of the Broadway theatres will be dimmed Sept. 15 at 8 PM for one minute to pay tribute to the Tony Award-winning librettist, Larry Gelbart, who died Sept. 11 at his home in Beverly Hills at the age of 81.
Larry Gelbart
Larry Gelbart Photo by Ryan Miller

Viewed as a master of situation comedy and one-liners, Mr. Gelbart won Tonys for Best Book of a Musical for City of Angels, which he was recently adapting as a screen musical, and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, which he co-wrote with Burt Shevelove. To read Playbill.com's obituary about Mr. Gelbart, click here.

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