July 29, 2015

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News: Obituaries
Robin Phillips, Who Led Stratford Festival in the '70s, Dies at 73
27 Jul 2015
Robin Phillips, who led Ontario's Stratford Festival in the mid-to-late-1970s, died July 25 just outside of Stratford after a prolonged illness. He was 73.

The Verdict: Read Reviews of Colin Quinn The New York Story
24 Jul 2015
Comedian Colin Quinn, who is currently featured in Amy Schumer's film "Trainwreck," returns to the New York stage with his latest solo comedy, Colin Quinn The New York Story, directed by fellow comic Jerry Seinfeld. Following previews that began July 9, the show officially opened July 23. 



Lani Ball, Broadway and Regional Stage Manager, Dies at 74
23 Jul 2015 -- Lani Ball, a theatrical stage manager who worked on Broadway, for touring companies and regional theatres, died from complications of a heart attack in Davis, CA,
 on June 27. She was 74.

Fiddler Author Remembers Theodore Bikel as "One of the Best Tevyes I'd Ever Seen"
22 Jul 2015 -- Award-winning Fiddler on the Roof lyricist Sheldon Harnick remembers late Tony-nominated actor Theodore Bikel, who starred as Tevye in numerous productions of the classic Broadway musical. Bikel died July 21 at the age of 91.

E.L Doctorow, Who Wrote “Ragtime,” Dies at 84 (22 Jul 2015)

Theodore Bikel, Sound of Music Actor and Activist, Dies at 91 (21 Jul 2015)

Original Company Co-Star George Coe Dies at 86 (20 Jul 2015)

Phil Black, Noted Jazz and Tap Dance Teacher, Dies (14 Jul 2015)

Roger Rees, Stage Actor Made Famous by Nicholas Nickleby, Dies at 71 (11 Jul 2015)

Omar Sharif, Film Actor Known for Sprawling Epics and "Funny Girl," Dies at 83 (10 Jul 2015)

Patrick Macnee, Star of British TV’s "The Avengers," Dies at 93 (26 Jun 2015)

Dick Van Patten, TV Dad of "Eight Is Enough," Dies at 86 (23 Jun 2015)

Remembering Anne Meara, Actress, Comedienne, and Half of Enduring Showbiz Duo (26 May 2015)

Tony-Nominated Comedian Anne Meara Dead at 85 (24 May 2015)

Elizabeth Wilson, Versatile Veteran of Stage and Screen, Dies at 94 (11 May 2015)

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