October 01, 2014

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News: Obituaries
Sheldon Patinkin, Force in Shaping Chicago Theatre Scene, Dies at 79
01 Oct 2014
Sheldon Patinkin, who was a driving force in Chicago theatre, as a director, teacher and mentor, died Sept. 21. The cause was a heart attack, which he suffered three days prior. He was 79.

Michael McCarty, Broadway Actor, Dies at 68
29 Sep 2014
Michael McCarty, a veteran stage actor, died Sept. 26, in Santa Barbara, where he was performing in a production of Amadeus. The cause was heart failure. He was 68.



Polly Bergen, Tony Nominee and Emmy Winner, Dies at 84
20 Sep 2014 -- Polly Bergen, Tony nominee and Broadway vet best known publicly for her role in the original "Cape Fear," died Sept. 20 at her home in Southbury, CT. She was 84.

Bob Crewe, Composer of Many Four Seasons Hits, Dies at 83
12 Sep 2014 -- Bob Crewe, the songwriter and producer who was to all intents and purposes the unseen fifth member of the Four Seasons, co-writing many of their greatest hits, including "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Walk Like a Man" and "Rag Doll," died on Sept. 11. He was 83.

Joan Rivers, Comedian with a Long Career Who Played Broadway, Dead at 81 (04 Sep 2014)

Angelo Del Rossi, Longtime Public Face of Paper Mill Playhouse, Dies (31 Aug 2014)

Broadway Veteran Victoria Mallory, Originator of Sondheim Musicals, Dies at 64 (31 Aug 2014)

Sandy Wilson, Composer of The Boy Friend, Dead at 90 (27 Aug 2014)

Richard Attenborough, British Director and Actor, Dies at 90 (25 Aug 2014)

Tony-Winning Stage and Screen Icon Lauren Bacall Dies at 89 (12 Aug 2014)

Celebrated Comedian and Actor Robin Williams Dead at 63 (11 Aug 2014)

Charles Keating, Stage and Soap Actor, Dies at 72 (11 Aug 2014)

Diana Gibson, Longtime Presence in L.A. Theatre Scene, Dies at 69 (05 Aug 2014)

Arthur Shafman, Producer of Unusual Broadway Fare, Dies at 75 (05 Aug 2014)

Elaine Stritch, Salty Veteran of Broadway and Cabaret, Dies at 89 (17 Jul 2014)

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