Broadway Will Dim Its Lights Feb. 28 in Memory of Howard Kissel

News   Broadway Will Dim Its Lights Feb. 28 in Memory of Howard Kissel
 
The marquees of Broadway theatres will be dimmed Feb. 28 at 7 PM for one minute in memory of Howard Kissel, the long-time theatre critic for The Daily News, who passed away Feb. 24 at the age of 69.

Howard Kissel
Howard Kissel Photo by Aubrey Reuben

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.

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Funeral services will be held Feb. 28 at 11:30 AM at Temple Shaaray Tefila, 250 E. 79th St.

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