February 12, 2021 at 8:16 pm #1204039717
Casting director Lynn Stalmaster passed away. While he primarily worked in film and television, he did also serve as the casting director of the 1993 Off-Broadway play Wrong Turn At Lungfish that starred Tony Danza, Jami Gertz, and George C. Scott. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/lynn-stalmaster-dead-legendary-casting-760716February 12, 2021 at 8:37 pm #1204039735
^Not to mention that he also served as a casting director on the following stage-to-screen adaptations: 1971’s Fiddler on the Roof, 1973’s The Iceman Cometh, and 1991’s Frankie and Johnny.February 13, 2021 at 9:36 am #1204040370February 15, 2021 at 12:28 pm #1204043327
Voice teacher Florence Birdwell has passed away.
While she never actually worked on Broadway, she was responsible for teaching two future Tony-winning actresses in the state of Oklahoma, Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O’Hara.February 16, 2021 at 4:25 pm #1204045275
Salsa musician Johnny Pacheco, who wrote the incidental music for the 2016 Off-Broadway musical I Like It Like That, passed away. https://deadline.com/2021/02/johnny-pacheco-dies-salsa-traiblazer-fania-records-co-founder-85-1234694252/February 21, 2021 at 1:26 pm #1204053184
Actress Martha Stewart (NOT to be confused with the TV host of the same name), who appeared as a replacement Miss Adelaide in the original Broadway production of Guys And Dolls, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/martha-stewart-actress-in-daisy-kenyon-and-in-a-lonely-place-dies-at-98February 22, 2021 at 10:45 am #1204054667February 23, 2021 at 11:13 am #1204057033February 25, 2021 at 11:34 am #1204061300March 3, 2021 at 9:47 am #1204080078March 4, 2021 at 2:17 pm #1204083181
Actress Joan Weldon passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/joan-weldon-actress-pursued-by-giant-ants-in-them-dies-at-90March 4, 2021 at 4:14 pm #1204083492
Actress Nicola Pagett passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/nicola-pagett-actress-in-upstairs-downstairs-dies-at-75March 5, 2021 at 9:51 am #1204085631
Target ALS will be presenting a one-night only streaming concert on May 4th that will honor the life of famed Broadway star Rebecca Luker, who died of ALS back in December of last year. The show will feature stories and songs from Luker’s career, performed by Broadway’s best-known talent, and will raise much-needed funds for ALS research. The lineup of stars includes Laura Benanti, Sierra Boggess, Michael Cerveris, Victoria Clark, Santino Fontana, Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin, Norm Lewis, Kelli O’Hara, and Sally Wilfert. https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Laura-Benanti-Sierra-Boggess-Michael-Cerveris-and-More-to-Take-Part-in-Concert-Fundraiser-in-Memory-of-Rebecca-Luker-20210305March 5, 2021 at 9:08 pm #1204087102
Playwright, book writer, actor, producer, director, and lyricist Tony Hendra passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/tony-hendra-this-is-spinal-tap-actor-and-national-lampoon-alumnus-dies-at-79
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