July 27, 2020 at 5:30 pm #1203606310
Royana Black, who appeared on Broadway as a child actress in Brighton Beach Memoirs and then later became the artistic director of Burbank’s Alliance Repertory Company, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/royana-black-dead-brighton-beach-memoirs-actress-was-47-1304534July 28, 2020 at 12:32 pm #1203609250
Actress Jacqueline Scott, who appeared in the original Broadway production of Inherit The Wind, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/jacqueline-scott-dead-actress-fugitive-charley-varrick-was-89-1304712August 3, 2020 at 5:14 pm #1203625179
Actor/playwright Reni Santoni passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/reni-santoni-dead-actor-enter-laughing-dirty-harry-was-81-1305149August 3, 2020 at 7:37 pm #1203625369
Hairstylist Jeffrey Sacino, who was the resident hairstylist at the Mark Taper Forum for several years, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/jeffrey-sacino-dead-hairstylist-west-wing-tales-city-pollock-was-72-1305199August 5, 2020 at 3:07 pm #1203628707
Composer/arranger Billy Goldenberg passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/billy-goldenberg-dead-composer-duel-queen-stardust-ballroom-was-84-1306078August 6, 2020 at 2:10 pm #1203630865
Actor Brent Carver has died at the age of 68.
After having won a Tony Award in 1993 for his Broadway debut as Molina in John Kander & Fred Ebb’s stage musical adaptation of Kiss of the Spider Woman, Brent Carver went on to work with director Hal Prince again in 1998 when he played Leo Frank in Jason Robert Brown & Alfred Uhry’s biographical musical, Parade, which earned him a second Tony nomination. His final Broadway appearance was in 2013 when he played Friar Lawrence in the most recent revival of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet starring Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad.August 6, 2020 at 3:22 pm #1203631103
Theater critic, translator, and playwright Eric Bentley passed away at the age of 103. https://www.theatermania.com/new-york-city-theater/news/eric-bentley-obituary_91287.htmlAugust 7, 2020 at 5:54 am #1203631942
So upsetting about Brent Carver. I saw his marvelous performance in Kiss of the Spider Woman the day the Tony nominations came out. He was just magical and his final tango with Chita Rivera is one of the most memorable moments of my theater-going life.August 7, 2020 at 3:18 pm #1203633221
Richard Fielder, who got his start as a playwright and producer in theater before becoming a successful television writer and producer, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/richard-fielder-dead-gunsmoke-waltons-marcus-welby-writer-was-95-1306391August 10, 2020 at 4:07 pm #1203638588
Dancer, choreographer, and director Tony Charmoli passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/tony-charmoli-dead-emmy-winning-choreographer-mitzi-gaynor-shirley-maclaine-was-99-1306721August 11, 2020 at 3:03 pm #1203640487
Singer/actress Salome Bey passed away. https://www.playbill.com/article/obie-award-winner-salome-bey-dies-at-86August 14, 2020 at 2:26 pm #1203645943
Howell Binkley, who was the two-time Tony-winning lighting designer behind Jersey Boys and Hamilton, has died at the age of 64.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Tony-Award-Winning-Lighting-Designer-Howell-Binkley-Has-Passed-Away-20200814?fbclid=IwAR39nP7trpyihcc2zvoiA0zwgeEAZxZRYgaGV6egomdIWEmdDRGU4oUuqrIAugust 14, 2020 at 8:53 pm #1203646382
Canadian stage and screen actor Michel Dumont passed away. https://www.journaldequebec.com/2020/08/13/le-grand-homme-de-theatre-michel-dumont-est-decede-1
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