October 8, 2020 at 12:58 pm #1203767233
Actor Maurice Edwards, who had appeared on Broadway 4 times in his career (his last appearance being in the original cast of Fiddler on the Roof back in 1964), has died at the age of 97.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/08/arts/music/maurice-edwards-dead-coronavirus.htmlOctober 11, 2020 at 5:21 pm #1203772015
Actress Margaret Nolan passed away. https://variety.com/2020/film/news/margaret-nolan-dead-goldfinger-hard-days-night-carry-on-1234800660/October 13, 2020 at 5:01 pm #1203776515
Two more passings:
Graphic designer Paul Crifo. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/paul-crifo-designer-of-iconic-film-posters-dies-at-98
Actress Conchata Ferrell. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/conchata-ferrell-actress-on-two-and-a-half-men-dies-at-77October 14, 2020 at 5:17 am #1203777280
Herbert Kretzmer, who was best remembered for collaborating with Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg on the English translations of the original French lyrics for the long-running stage musical, Les Misérables, has died at the age of 95.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/LES-MISERABLES-Lyricist-Herbert-Kretzmer-Dies-at-95-20201014October 15, 2020 at 4:51 pm #1203781376
Producer Joan Barnett passed away. https://deadline.com/2020/10/joan-barnett-dies-emmy-nominated-producer-of-a-1234598452/October 16, 2020 at 8:17 pm #1203783568
Actor Anthony Chisholm, who was a veteran interpreter of August Wilson’s work, has died at the age of 77.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Tony-Nominee-Anthony-Chisholm-Passes-Away-At-77-20201016October 17, 2020 at 5:29 am #1203783828
Actor Bradley Mott passed away. https://www.broadwayworld.com/chicago/article/Chicago-Actor-Bradley-Mott-Has-Passed-Away-at-64-20201012October 17, 2020 at 8:17 am #1203784011
Actress Rhonda Fleming, who appeared on Broadway in Clare Booth Luce’s The Women in 1973, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/rhonda-fleming-dead-star-big-912522October 17, 2020 at 2:50 pm #1203784788
Actress Doreen Montalvo, who was seen on Broadway in In the Heights, On Your Feet!, and most recently previews for Mrs. Doubtfire before all of the New York theatre district shutdown, has died at the age of 56.
https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Broadway-Actor-Doreen-Montalvo-Known-For-IN-THE-HEIGHTS-and-ON-YOUR-FEET-Dies-at-56-20201017October 22, 2020 at 5:29 am #1203795866
Marge Champion, who had 9 Broadway credits to her name as performer, choreographer, and assistant, has died at the age of 101. She was also married to the legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion for 26 years.
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/22/arts/dance/marge-champion-dead.htmlOctober 22, 2020 at 6:44 pm #1203797433
Costume designer Robert DeMora, best known for his longtime association with Bette Midler, passed away. https://deadline.com/2020/10/robert-demora-dead-obituary-bette-midler-costume-designer-risky-business-birdcage-1234601876/October 24, 2020 at 9:01 am #1203800069
Country singer Jerry Jeff Walker, whose songs were featured three times on Broadway in the shows Dancin’, The American Dance Machine, and Fosse, passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/jerry-jeff-walker-singer-who-wrote-mr-bojangles-dies-at-78October 26, 2020 at 4:32 pm #1203804201
Los Angeles film and theater publicist Maurice Segal passed away. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/maurice-segal-publicity-and-advertising-executive-dies-at-99October 26, 2020 at 4:46 pm #1203804233
Producer Edith O’Hara, who founded the 13th Street Repertory Company, passed away at the age of 103. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/24/theater/edith-ohara-dead.html?auth=login-facebook
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