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Friday, May 22, 2020

Walter Dallas, ‘Heartbeat’ of Philadelphia Theater, Dies at 73 by Katharine Q. Seelye

A man of many talents, he led Freedom Theater, one of the nation’s top African-American companies, for more than a decade.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Paula Kelly, Who Danced From Stage Onto the Screen, Dies at 77 by Katharine Q. Seelye

She was one of the first black women to make the transition, propelled by the musical “Sweet Charity.” She also broke ground playing a black lesbian on TV.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Christine Chambers, 39, Dies; Her Photos Empowered Actors of Color by Katharine Q. Seelye

As a photographer and a playwright, she helped document the rise of a generation of theater artists who wanted to tell their own stories their own way.

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Hugh Southern, a Creator of the TKTS Booth, Dies at 87 by Katharine Q. Seelye

He held high-profile positions at the Metropolitan Opera and the National Endowment for the Arts, battling critics who wanted to abolish the agency.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Antonia Rey, Latin Actress of Stage and Screen, Dies at 92 by Katharine Q. Seelye

She and her husband fled Cuba under Castro, giving up their prominence in theater there. In the North, she had a steady diet of ethnic roles.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

C.Y. Lee, ‘Flower Drum Song’ Author, Is Dead at 102 by Katharine Q. Seelye

His novel of generational and cultural conflict among Chinese immigrants became a hit Broadway musical and then a film that earned five Oscar nominations.

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Galt MacDermot, Composer of the Rock Musical ‘Hair,’ Dies at 89 by Katharine Q. Seelye

He cut an unlikely figure in the 1960s milieu of “Hair,” not smoking pot and never having met a hippie. But his rock style and beat-driven sound fit right in.

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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Priest Abuse Victim, Michael Mack, Describes Experience in Performance by Katharine Q. Seelye

In performances in Boston, Michael Mack talks about being sexually abused by a priest at the age of 11 and the effect it has had on his life.

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