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Friday, October 22, 2021

Peter Scolari, stage and TV actor who won an Emmy for ‘Girls,’ dies at 66 by Matt Schudel

The versatile actor who appeared often on Broadway got his TV start with Tom Hanks in “Bosom Buddies.”

SOURCE: Washington Post at 04:12PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Elliot Lawrence, 1940s bandleader who conducted Tony Award shows, dies at 96 by Matt Schudel

In a long career in jazz, on Broadway and on television, he won Tony and Emmy awards.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 03:32PM
Sunday, April 4, 2021

Arthur Kopit, playwright of early promise who later found ‘Phantom’ success, dies at 83 by Matt Schudel

He joined with Maury Yeston to write the Tony-winning musical “Nine” and what is known as “the other ‘Phantom.’ ”

SOURCE: Washington Post at 12:48PM
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

George Segal, actor of roguish charm and wide dramatic range, dies at 87 by Matt Schudel

He was nominated for an Oscar in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” but was better known for his roles in offbeat comedies and sitcoms.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 08:03PM
Thursday, December 24, 2020

Rebecca Luker, Tony-nominated Broadway singer and actress, dies at 59 by Matt Schudel

She starred in classic Broadway musicals and received three Tony nominations.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 09:42PM
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Ann Reinking, Broadway dancer and ‘Chicago’ choreographer, dies at 71 by Matt Schudel

She starred on Broadway in “Chicago” and won a Tony Award for choreography.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 08:06PM
Friday, November 6, 2020

Geoffrey Palmer, British actor who starred in TV’s ‘As Time Goes By,’ dies at 93 by Matt Schudel

Geoffrey Palmer, a British character actor with jowly cheeks and a hangdog expression who was best known to American audiences for starring opposite Judi Dench in the long-running sitcom “…

SOURCE: at 09:36PM
Thursday, June 9, 2011

Philip Rose, Broadway producer of ‘Raisin in the Sun,’ dies at 89 - The Washington Post by Matt Schudel

Philip Rose, a groundbreaking theatrical producer who expanded the artistic and social horizons of the Broadway stage with his 1959 production of “A Raisin in the Sun,” died May 31 at a …

SOURCE: Washington Post at 11:11AM

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre