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Chita Rivera, Legendary Star of Bye Bye Birdie, West Side Story & Chicago, Dies at 91

Chita Rivera, the triple-threat performer whose career is highlighted by Tony-winning collaborations with John Kander and Fred Ebb, died on…
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Sarah Rice, Original Johanna in Sweeney Todd, Dies at 68

Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s Sweeney Todd, bestowing the character with a…
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Mbongeni Ngema, Tony-Nominated Sarafina! Playwright and Director, Dies at 68

The South African playwright, director, composer and choreographer Mbongeni Ngema, died on December 27, 2023. Ngema was killed in a…
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Glynis Johns, Tony-Winning Star of A Little Night Music and Mary Poppins, Dies at 100

Glynis Johns, the Tony Award-winning star of A Little Night Music, also known for her role as the distracted suffragist…
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Maurice Hines, Choreographer and Dancer on Stage and Screen, Dies at 80

Dancer, choreographer and actor Maurice Hines died of natural causes at the Actors Fund Home, an assisted living facility in…
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Michael Blakemore, Tony Award-Winning Director, Dies at 95

Michael Blakemore, the actor, writer and Tony Award-winning director, died on December 10, following a short illness. He was 95.…
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Haydn Gwynne, Billy Elliot the Musical’s Original Mrs. Wilkinson, Dies at 66

Haydn Gwynne, celebrated stage actress of both Broadway and the West End, died on October 20 morning after a brief…
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Oscar & Tony Nominee Douglas McGrath Dies at 64

Oscar and Tony Award nominee Douglas McGrath died suddenly on November 3 in New York City at the age of 64.…
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Chet Walker, Tony-Nominated Choreographer and Co-Creator of Fosse, Dies at 68

Broadway alum Chet Walker died on October 21 at his home in Cornelius, North Carolina from a glioblastoma tumor. He…