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Playwright, Novelist, and Screenwriter Janusz Glowacki Dies at 78
By Andrew Gans | 08/21/2017
Mr. Glowacki was the author of
Antigone in New York.
Jerry Lewis Passes Away at Age 91
By Olivia Clement | 08/20/2017
The star of the screen and stage died August 20 at his home in Las Vegas.
Broadway Producer Stuart Thompson Passes Away at Age 62
By Olivia Clement | 08/18/2017
The six-time Tony-winning producer and manager worked on over 70 Broadway and West End productions.
Writer, Director, and Actor Joseph Bologna Dies at 82
By Olivia Clement | 08/14/2017
The stage and screen star is survived by his wife and longtime collaborator, Renée Taylor.
Annette Garceau, Last Surviving Guthrie Theater Founder, Dies at 103
By Robert Viagas | 08/11/2017
The British-born master costume builder was recruited by Tyrone Guthrie.
Broadway Will Dim Its Lights for the Late Barbara Cook
By Ryan McPhee | 08/08/2017
The theatre and cabaret icon died at the age of 89 August 8.
Legendary Performer Barbara Cook Dead at 89
By Robert Simonson | 08/08/2017
Barbara Cook, the musical theatre ingénue who became cabaret and concert royalty, has passed away.
Mariann Mayberry, Chicago-Based Actor Who Appeared on Broadway in
August: Osage County
, Dies at Age 52
By Robert Viagas | 08/01/2017
Steppenwolf Theatre cancels August 1 performance of
in her memory.
Broadway Marquees Will Dim Lights to Honor Sam Shepard
By Ryan McPhee | 08/01/2017
The Pulitzer-winning playwright died July 27 at the age of 73.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Sam Shepard Dies at 73
By Ryan McPhee | 07/31/2017
The Off-Broadway pioneer's works included
Fool for Love
Tony- and Emmy-Winning Broadway Choreographer Danny Daniels Dies at 92
By Robert Viagas | 07/24/2017
His Tony-winning Broadway career lasted from 1941 to 2001.
Tony-Winning Producer Libby Adler Mages Dies at 93
By Ryan McPhee | 07/03/2017
As a theatre producer, Ms. Mages brought myriad titles to the Broadway and Chicago stages.
Cabaret & Concert News
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.
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