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In Memoriam

Opinion: The indomitable legacy of Hal Prince

The Prince is dead, long live the King. Is that too glib? Perhaps, yet it is no overstatement. Hal Prince is gone, and with...

Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Hal Prince

All Broadway theaters will dim their lights for one minute Wednesday in commemoration of producer and director Hal Prince. Prince died Wednesday at the age...

Broadway producer and director Hal Prince dies at age 91

Veteran Broadway producer and director Hal Prince has died at age 91. Over his long career in the theater, Prince received 21 Tony Awards, including...

Broadway theaters to dim lights for the late Alan Wasser

Three Broadway theaters will dim their lights on May 20 in memory of the late general manager Alan Wasser. The Majestic, Marquis and St. James...

Alan Wasser, a veteran Broadway general manager, dies at age 70

Alan Wasser, a veteran Broadway general manager and founder of Foresight Theatrical, passed away on April 14 at the age of 70. Wasser died due...

Broadway pays tribute to Carol Channing

The Broadway community spoke out with remembrances and words of gratitude about Carol Channing, the original star of “Hello, Dolly!” after news of her...

Broadway Producer Jerry Frankel dies

Broadway producer Jerry Frankel passed away Saturday morning. Frankel, the recipient of nine Tony Awards, produced more than 50 Broadway productions since he began his...

Librettist Joe Masteroff dies at age 98

Librettist Joseph Masteroff, known for writing the books of musicals “Cabaret” and “She Loves Me,” died on Sept. 28 at the age of 98. Masteroff...

All Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of Marin Mazzie

All Broadway theaters will dim their lights Wednesday evening to honor Marin Mazzie, who passed away Sept. 13 at the age of 57. The decision...

Tony Award-nominated actor Marin Mazzie passes away at age 57

Actor Marin Mazzie passed away Thursday morning at the age of 57, her publicist Kim Correro confirmed. Mazzie, who had been battling Stage IV ovarian...

Opinion: Craig Zadan’s legacy will live on through Broadway, TV projects

As he accepted the fifth, and most important, Creative Emmy award for “Jesus Christ Superstar” last Sunday, executive producer Neil Meron said, “This is...

Four Broadway theaters to dim lights in memory of actor Carole Shelley

Four Broadway theaters will dim their lights Wednesday evening in memory of actor Carole Shelley, who passed away on Aug. 31 at the age...

Broadway to dim its lights in memory of Neil Simon

Broadway theaters will dim their lights on Thursday evening to honor playwright Neil Simon, who passed away on Sunday at age 91. The lights will...

Playwright Neil Simon dies at age 91

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon died Saturday night at the age of 91. The cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Across four decades, Simon wrote...

Producer Craig Zadan dies at age 69

Producer Craig Zadan, known for bringing musicals to the screen, has passed away at age 69 after complications following shoulder replacement surgery, NBC confirmed...

All Broadway theaters will dim lights in memory of choreographer Gillian Lynne

All 41 Broadway theaters will dim their lights Monday night in memory of Dame Gillian Lynne, choreographer for “Cats” and “Phantom of the Opera,”...