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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…
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Lucy Simon, Tony-Nominated Composer of The Secret Garden, Dies at 82

Lucy Simon, the Tony-nominated composer of Broadway’s The Secret Garden, died on October 20 after a long battle with breast cancer.…
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Charles Fuller, Playwright of Pulitzer Prize & Tony-Winning A Soldier’s Play, Dies at 83

Charles Fuller, acclaimed playwright of Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning A Soldier’s Play, died of natural causes on October 3 in Toronto. He was 83.…
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Rita Gardner, The Fantasticks‘ Original Luisa, Dies at 87

Rita Gardner, the actress and theater teacher known for originating the role of Luisa in the off-Broadway premiere of the…
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Robert LuPone, A Chorus Line Tony Nominee & MCC Theater Founder, Dies at 76

Robert LuPone, founder and artistic director of MCC Theater and Tony-nominated A Chorus Line cast member, died on August 27 following…
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Tony Nominee and Emmy Winner Anne Heche Dies at 53

Stage and screen star Anne Heche has died due to a severe brain injury she sustained from a fiery car crash…
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Darius Barnes, Broadway Dancer & Choreographer, Dies at 34

Darius Barnes, a Broadway dancer and choreographer with six credits to his name who was set to serve as associate…