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Theatre Community Will Remember
The Phantom of the Opera
's Joe Gustern in Tribute Concert
By Andrew Gans | 06/16/2017
Mr. Gustern spent over eight years in productions of the long-running musical
Playwright A.R. Gurney, Poet of a Vanishing America, Dead at 86
By Robert Viagas | 06/14/2017
The prolific author gave audiences
Love Letters, Sylvia,
The Dining Room.
Stage and Screen Veteran Glenne Headly Dies at 62
By Ryan McPhee | 06/09/2017
Ms. Headly was a long-time member of Steppenwolf Theatre Company and last appeared on Broadway in
Fish in the Dark.
Broadway’s American Airlines Theatre Will Dim Lights in Honor of Actor Karen Walsh
By Ruthie Fierberg | 06/06/2017
The Broadway actor who inspired a social media movement will be honored June 8.
British Stage and Screen Actor Peter Sallis Dies at 96
By Adam Hetrick | 06/05/2017
The veteran actor co-starred opposite Judi Dench in
and was the voice of Wallace in
Wallace & Gromit
Elliot Martin, Prolific Broadway Producer, Dies at 93
By Andrew Gans | 05/31/2017
Mr. Martin received a Special Tony Award in 1974 for producing the revival of
A Moon for the Misbegotten.
Film, TV, and Broadway Performer Dina Merrill Dead at 93
By Robert Viagas | 05/23/2017
She made a mid-career return to Broadway in a revival of
On Your Toes.
Costume Designer Jeanne Button Dies at 86
By Olivia Clement | 05/19/2017
The designer worked on several Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.
Powers Boothe, Star of Stage and Screen, Dies at 68
By Andrew Gans | 05/15/2017
Mr. Boothe was an Emmy winner for his portrayal of Jim Jones in
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones.
Orchestrator William David Brohn Dead at 84
By Robert Viagas | 05/12/2017
He helped imagine how Oz, Vietnam, and turn-of-the-century New York should sound.
Edwin Sherin, Stage and Screen Director, Dies at 87
By Andrew Gans | 05/08/2017
The director received a 1974 Tony nomination for his work on
Find Your Way Home.
Tony-Nominated Playwright William M. Hoffman Dies at 78
By Ryan McPhee | 05/01/2017
Hoffman's 1985 work
was one of the first plays to explore the early stages of the AIDS crisis.
Martha Lavey, Former Artistic Director of Chicago’s Steppenwolf, Dies at 60
By Ryan McPhee | 04/26/2017
Ms. Lavey was the theatre company’s first female artistic leader.
Tony Award Winner Linda Hopkins Dead at 92
By Robert Viagas | 04/11/2017
She starred in
Me and Bessie
Black and Blue
Tim Pigott-Smith, a Tony Nominee for
King Charles III
, Dies at 70
By Ryan McPhee | 04/07/2017
The British actor was due to star in a U.K. tour of
Death of a Salesman
beginning April 10.
Sheila Bond, Tony-Winning Actor, Dies at 90
By Andrew Gans | 04/03/2017
The singer, actor, and dancer won a Tony for her performance in the 1952 musical
Wish You Were Here.
David Storey, a Tony-Nominated Playwright and Novelist, Dies at 83
By Andrew Gans | 03/28/2017
Storey was represented on Broadway with his plays
The Changing Room.
Derek Walcott, a Nobel Laureate with an Illustrious Theatre Background, Dies at 87
By Adam Hetrick | 03/17/2017
The poet was the founder of Boston Playwrights’ Theatre and collaborated with Paul Simon on the musical
Max Ferrá, Founder of INTAR Hispanic American Arts Center, Dies at 79
By Andrew Gans | 02/15/2017
He helped nurture the works of Latino playwrights.
Harvey Lichtenstein, Who Gave BAM a Second Life, Has Died at 87
By Robert Viagas | 02/14/2017
He oversaw the renovation of the Fort Greene landmark in the 1970s.
Barbara Carroll, Jazz Pianist, Is Dead at 92
By Andrew Gans | 02/13/2017
The acclaimed artist made her Broadway bow in 1953.
Comedian Prof. Irwin Corey Dies at 102
By Robert Viagas | 02/08/2017
“The World’s Foremost Authority” was the master of double-talk.
John Hurt, Two-Time Oscar Nominee, Is Dead at 77
By Andrew Gans | 01/28/2017
The stage and screen star was the winner of a Golden Globe Award for his performance in
Bob Holiday, Broadway's First Superman, Is Dead at 84
By Andrew Gans | 01/28/2017
The actor starred in
It's a Bird…It's a Plane…It's Superman.
Tony and Emmy Winner Mary Tyler Moore Dies at 80
By Robert Simonson | 01/25/2017
Through two iconic sitcoms, Moore achieved television immortality.
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