Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of The Broadway League, said in a statement, "Howard Kissel's wit, wisdom, and endless wonder about theater and all things cultural made him an important commentator for many years. His presence will be missed in our theatres and in our lives. Our thoughts are with his friends and family.”
To read Playbill.com's obituary about Mr. Kissel, click here.
Funeral services will be held Feb. 28 at 11:30 AM at Temple Shaaray Tefila, 250 E. 79th St.