Broadway Will Dim Its Lights in Memory of Stage and Screen Star Robin Williams
13 Aug 2014
The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed Aug. 13 at 7:45 PM for one minute in memory of actor and comedy legend Robin Williams, who passed away Aug. 11 at age 63.
"Robin Williams was a comedic genius with limitless talent and stunning versatility who left this world far too early. He made an impact on everyone he met or entertained,” said Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of The Broadway League, in a statement. “Whether on screen or live on stage, his multi-faceted talent always created memorable performances. Robin Williams will be greatly missed and our thoughts are with his family, friends and fans.”
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!