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Oscar-nominated documentarian D.A. Pennebaker, whose connections to theater included directing the iconic documentary Original Cast Album: Company as well as Elaine Stritch At Liberty, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/da-pennebaker-dead-documentary-legend-was-94-817392August 4, 2019 at 4:18 pm #1203010414
Theatre Talk has uploaded some old episodes to their YouTube channel in honor of some recently deceased people:
Here’s their episode with Rip Torn when he was appearing on Broadway in The Young Man From Atlanta in 1997. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KL2Xgayueo
Here’s their episode with D.A. Pennebaker and his wife Chris Hegedus promoting their 1998 documentary Moon Over Broadway, a behind-the-scenes look at the run of the play Moon Over Buffalo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o26lJD5Wv94&t=72sAugust 6, 2019 at 8:15 am #1203012396August 8, 2019 at 7:19 pm #1203016566
Press agent Robert Ullman passed away. http://www.playbill.com/article/veteran-theatrical-press-agent-robert-ullman-dies-at-94August 12, 2019 at 4:01 pm #1203021134
Lawyer Marc H. Glick, whose Broadway clients included the likes of Peter and Lucas Hedges, Ann Roth, and Suzy Benzinger, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/marc-h-glick-dead-entertainment-lawyer-was-71-1230920August 14, 2019 at 6:14 pm #1203024260
Actress Ningali Lawford-Wolf tragically passed away while on tour in Edinburgh with Sydney Theatre Company’s production of The Secret River. http://www.playbill.com/article/australian-actor-ningali-lawford-wolf-dies-during-edinburgh-run-of-the-secret-riverAugust 16, 2019 at 3:41 pm #1203026968
Two-time Academy Award nominated actor/screenwriter Peter Fonda, whose one Broadway credit was Blood, Sweat and Stanley Poole back in 1961, has died at the age of 79.
https://variety.com/2019/film/people-news/peter-fonda-dead-star-of-easy-rider-ulees-gold-dies-at-79-1203305078/August 17, 2019 at 1:06 pm #1203028115
Writer Patricia Louisianna Knop, who wrote the book for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Whistle Down The Wind, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/screenwriter-patricia-louisianna-knop-known-9-1-2-weeks-dies-at-78-1232778August 26, 2019 at 4:56 pm #1203041214
Costume designer Isabel Toldeo, who received a Tony Award nomination in 2014 for her work on After Midnight, has died at the age of 59.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Costume-Designer-Isabel-Toledo-Passes-Away-20190826August 30, 2019 at 4:20 pm #1203049497
Valerie Harper has died just a week after turning 80.
While she was best remembered for her Emmy-winning role as Rhoda Morgenstern on Mary Tyler Moore and Rhoda, she was also a Broadway veteran with 8 production credits to her name. Valerie’s final appearance on the Great White Way was Looped, which earned her a Tony nomination, back in 2010.August 31, 2019 at 4:29 pm #1203051064
Ken LeRoy, who originated the role of Bernardo in the 1957 original Broadway production of West Side Story, has died at the age of 92.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Ken-LeRoy-Original-Bernardo-in-WEST-SIDE-STORY-Dies-at-92-20190831September 5, 2019 at 5:56 pm #1203059952
Actress/opera singer Rosemary Kuhlmann passed away. http://www.playbill.com/article/rosemary-kuhlmann-soprano-star-of-television-opera-amahl-and-the-night-visitors-dies-at-97September 5, 2019 at 6:33 pm #1203060003
Actress Carol Lynley passed away. https://variety.com/2019/film/obituaries-people-news/carol-lynley-dead-dies-the-poseidon-adventure-1203325524/September 8, 2019 at 2:15 pm #1203063872
Actor John Wesley passed away. https://variety.com/2019/film/obituaries-people-news/john-wesley-dead-dies-fresh-prince-of-bel-air-1203328013/September 9, 2019 at 5:47 am #1203064971
Peter Nichols, who was the two-time Tony nominated playwright behind A Day in the Life of Joe Egg and The National Health, has died at the age of 92.
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