In Memoriam—Faces Lost to the World of Broadway May 2015-May 2016

News   In Memoriam—Faces Lost to the World of Broadway May 2015-May 2016 Roger Rees, David Bowie and Brian Bedford were among those remembered at the Tonys.
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At the 70th Annual Tony Awards, Chita Rivera introduced the In Memoriam segment, recognizing some of the prominent names Broadway lost during the 2015-16 season. A string quartet played “Seasons of Love” from Rent as the names were read out.


The special Tony Awards Playbill contained an even more comprehensive list, including the names in the video, plus others who will be missed:

Billie Allen
Mitchell Agruss
Arthur Anderson
Humbert Allen Astredo
Lani Ball
Brian Bedford
Melvin Bernhardt
Leon Bibb
Theodore Bikel
Shannon Bolin
Pierre Boulez
David Bowie
Martin Brooks
Virginia Campbell
David Canary
Judy Carne
Jack Carter
John Carter
Myra Carter
Sterling Clark
George Coe
Natalie Cole
Austin Colyer
John Connell
Adrienne Corri
Luigi Creatore
Joseph Daly
Jean Darling
Richard Davalos
Robert deMichiell
Jo de Winter
E.L. Doctorow
Diana Douglas
John Duffy
Patty Duke
Bob Elliott
Patricia Elliott
Shawn Elliott
Vivian Eng
Frank Finlay
Don Francks
Brian Friel
Rita Gam
Rex Garner
Sylvia Gassell
James P. Gatens
George Gaynes
Ronnie L. Gilbert
Frank D. Gilroy
Sheri M. Goldhirsch
Coleen Gray
Don Gregory
Hal Hackady
Margaret Hall
Inge Hardison
Pat Harrington
William Herz, Jr.
Will Holt
Robert Horton
Ken Howard
Bruce Hyde
Anne Jackson
Saeed Jaffrey
Kyle Jean-Baptiste
Raymond Jessel
Richard Johnson
Ron Johnston
Dean Jones
Kitty Kallen
James Karr
Jerome Kass
Sylvia Kauders
Zale Kessler
Christopher Kirby
Jack Lee
Renee Lee
Michael “Mickey” Leonard
Monica Lewis
Richard Libertini
Samuel “Biff ” Liff
Gloria Lind
Leslie Loeb
Robert Loggia
David London
Denise Lor
Marjorie Lord
Edmund Lyndeck
Patrick MacNee
Warren Manzi
Colette Marchand
David Margulies
Preshy Marker
Jack Matthew
John Maxtone-Graham
Edwin J. McDonough
Anne Meara
DeAnn Mears
Barbara Meek
Frankie Michaels
Keith Michell
Martin Milner
Ron Moody
Dick Moore
Aubrey Morris
Dale Muchmore
Meg Mundy
William Needles J
Lames Noble
Maureen O’Hara
Gerald S. O’Loughlin
Kenneth Paine
Betsy Palmer
Joshua Park
Edward Parone
Natasha Parry
Ezio Petersen
Robin Phillips
James Prideaux
Maria Cristina Pucci
Marc Raboy
Roger Allan Raby
Nancy Reagan
Roger Rees
Reynaldo Rey
Alan Rickman
Pamela Rivers
Doris Roberts
Wayne Rogers
Jack Rollins
Enid Rudd
Arnold Scaasi
Sandra “Sandy” Lynn Schlender
Gunther Schuller
Donald R. Seawell
Renee Semes
Afeni Shakur
Sloane Shelton
Madeleine Sherwood
Brett Smiley
David Langston Smyrl
Leslie J. Stark
Leon B. Stevens
Robert Stigwood
Elizabeth Swados
Ron Tassone
Fred Dalton Thompson
Tom Toner
Allen Toussaint
Ret Turner
Dick Van Patten
Tim Vasen
Abe Vigoda
Allan Wallach
Betty Jane Watson
Janet Watson
Alan Weeks
Jerry Weintraub
Arnold Wesker
Janet Stewart White
Maurice White
Michael White
David Williams
Dudley Williams
Jason Wingreen
Holly Woodlawn
Michael F. Wolf
Martha Wright
Bud Yorkin

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