Memorial for Actress Jacqueline Brookes Will Be Held June 4 in NYC

By Andrew Gans
June 3, 2013

A memorial tribute for actress Jacqueline Brookes, who died April 26 at the age of 82, will be held June 4 at 1 PM at Circle in the Square Theatre.

In an acting career that spanned over five decades, Ms. Brookes appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in film and television.

Among her many memorable stage performances were roles in Buried Child, Oedipus Rex, Six Characters in Search of an Author (Obie Award), Abelard and Heloise and The House of Blue Leaves. Her film and television work included "Ghost Story," "The Gambler," "Without a Trace" and "Losing Isaiah."

From 1974 until her death, she taught acting technique at Circle in the Square Theatre School.

Circle in the Square Theatre is located at 50th Street, between Broadway and 8th Avenue.