Mr. Bernstein's decades-long theatre career includes roles in casting, management, and producing.
McKenzie was known for her performances in Ethel Merman's Broadway, Ruthless!, and more.
The West Side Story, Chicago, and Bye Bye Birdie star died January 30 at the age of 91.
Ms. Gentili was scheduled to reprise her intimate solo show Red Ink this April.
Theatrical landlord Mirvish Productions is the first to announce the traditional theatrical honor for the Broadway icon, who died January 30 at the age of 91.
The three-time Tony recipient passed away January 30 at the age of 91.
Mr. Battle made his Broadway debut as the original Scarecrow in The Wiz.
Ms. Rivera was a three-time Tony recipient, and a beloved icon of the stage and screen.
Mr. Jewison brought both Fiddler on the Roof and Jesus Christ Superstar to the big screen.
Mr. McCallum worked closely with Cameron Mackintosh as his managing director and business partner for 18 years.
Ms. Strasberg was the third wife of Lee Strasberg, and the executor of his estate, including the inherited rights to Marilyn Monroe's image.
Ms. Rice also performed in The Fantasticks Off-Broadway, 54 Below's Sondheim Unplugged, and in numerous operas around the world.
She also played Winifred Banks in the film musical Mary Poppins.
Mr. Hines passed away peacefully December 29 at the Actors Fund Home.
Ms. Burrows, who was once proclaimed "the queen of Black theatre," appeared in several Broadway productions, including The Skin of Our Teeth.
Playbill remembers the actors, directors, playwrights, and other familiar faces of the stage who died this year.
Mr. Nolan worked extensively with producer Cameron Mackintosh in the latter half of the 20th century.
Mr. Ngema was the creative mind behind Sarafina! and the vocal arranger for The Lion King.
The multiple Tony winner was responsible for the 1999 revival of Kiss Me, Kate that modernized the classic for a new generation.
Ms. Smith served as the standby for both Angela Lansbury and Bea Arthur in the original Broadway production of Mame.
Mr. Caiola was one half of the brother-sister company Caiola Productions, which has developed more than 50 Broadway shows.
Ms. Sternhagen appeared on Broadway in an impressive 26 plays and musicals.
The lights of Broadway theatres will also be dimmed in memory of the Tony-winning lyricist.
The celebration, open to the public, will feature Danny Burstein, Harvey Fierstein, Rob Fisher, Judy Kuhn, Emily Skinner, Karen Ziemba, and more.
Mr. Brustein was a legend in the American not-for-profit theatre scene, as well as a theatre critic, playwright, and educator.
He was one of the U.K.'s most prolific impresarios, responsible for major productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Cabaret, Evita, and more.
Ms. Gwynne was a beloved member of the U.K. theatre community.
Mr. Fender was a prolific painter for Broadway, as well as the favored silk artist for the Victorias Secret Fashion Show.
Merlin was Hal Prince's longtime casting director of choice, working on all of his musical collaborations with Stephen Sondheim.
Mr. Lutvak was a recipient of the Kleban and Fred Ebb Awards, and the Jonathan Larson Grant.
Mr. Eisenberg was the longest-serving executive director in the union's history.
The stage and screen star was known for his embodiment of powerfully vulnerable leaders.
Ms. Miller led nearly 20 companies to Broadway throughout her illustrious career.
Ms. Gregorio starred opposite Geraldine Fitzgerald’s in the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Shadow Box.
One of Broadway's most prolific comic actors, Mr. McGrath counted Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It, Spamalot, She Loves Me, and more on his long résumé.
Ms. Lee costumed the original Broadway production of Sweeney Todd and the 1974 revival of Candide.
Mr. Buffett had an illustrious career, including inspiring the Broadway jukebox musical Escape to Margaritaville.
Ms. Howe was twice a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and Tony Award nominee.
Mr. Jackson's works included Broke-ology, Sticky Traps, and The Last Black Play.
The Tony-, Emmy-, and Drama Desk-nominated lyricist passed away July 14.
Mr. Jones was also Tony-nominated for his performance in Clyde's.
Mr. Peluso covered lead roles in Broadway's Assassins and Lestat and was an equally familiar presence in London, starring in Death Takes a Holiday.
Mr. Jones' numerous works also included 110 in the Shade, I Do! I Do!, and Harold & Maude.
Charles made his Broadway debut in the original production of Grease.
Oliver notably played Benny in the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical opposite Jordin Sparks.
Awarded a Purple Heart during World War II, Coopersmith went on to write for Broadway's Baker Street and The Apple Tree and TV's Hawaii Five-O.
The original productions of Parade, 13, and Hollywood Arms are among the shows Simon helped ready for the Main Stem.
Blair created the role of plastic surgery advocate Val in the 1976 Tony-winning musical.
Glynn was mother to stage and screen star Mary Stuart Masterson.
Ms. St. John was both a stage and screen star until she left the entertainment industry in 1965.
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