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Mitch Douglas, a literary agent represented the likes of Tennessee Williams, Graham Greene, Arthur Miller, Lanford Wilson and Howard Koch, has died. Douglas died Nov. 5 of metastatic brain c…
He produced such risky efforts as 'Annie' and 'Nicholas Nickleby,' and his Nederlander Organization owns several Broadway theaters as well as the Pantages in Hollywood.read more
He served as an artistic member of New York’s Albee-Barr-Wilder Playwrights Unit and directed many plays at the Taper in L.A.read more
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s red-hot musical will debut at the Pantages Theatre in August 2017.read more
Also a dancer, the Broadway veteran appeared in the original 'Funny Girl,' 'The Wiz' and 'Ain't Misbehavin'.'read more
A veteran of the London and Broadway stage, he abruptly left 'The Visit' in late May. The actor also was known for playing stuffy Englishman Robin Colcord on 'Cheers.'read more
Peggy Rea, a veteran TV actress who played Brett Butler's mother-in-law on the ABC sitcom Grace Under Fire, died Feb. 5 of congestive heart failure at her home in Toluca Lake, Calif. She was…
The veteran character actor with a flair for German-type accents also starred as the Nazi playwright in "The Producers."
Lesser's first love was the stage, and he appeared to critical acclaim in the past few years at Los Angeles' A Noise Within, one of the nation's leading classical repertory theater companies…
The four-time Tony nominee and three-time Emmy winner died Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich.read more
A veteran of the London and Los Angeles scene, he mounted plays all around the world and wrote “Sherlock’s Last Case,” which bowed on Broadway in 1987.read more
The deaf actress won a Tony Award for her leading role in the 1980 Broadway play. Marlee Matlin earned an Oscar for playing the part in the film version.read more
The veteran comic actress played Agnes Gooch in the original stage musical, then returned for the film version opposite Lucille Ball.read more
Haddon went on the road in the national touring companies of Tea and Sympathy with Maria Riva and The Warm Peninsula, which starred Julie Harris and Larry Hagman and opened on Broadway in 19…
A regular on Broadway for more than decade starting in the 1940s, Gibson received a Tony Award nomination in 1957 for best featured actress in a musical for her work in Happy Hunting opposit…
He teamed with Vera-Ellen in the Bing Crosby classic, with Cyd Charisse in "Meet Me in Las Vegas" and with Tybee Arfa in nightclubs and on television.
Ned Wertimer, a prolific character actor who was perhaps best known for playing Ralph the Doorman for 11 seasons on the CBS sitcom The Jeffersons, has died. He was 89.
Elaine Stewart, an alluring leading lady of the 1950s who went on to serve as a co-hostess of two hit game shows in the '70s, died Monday at her home in Beverly Hills. She was 81.
Avery made her Broadway debut in the 1937 production of Orchids Preferred. After graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, she played one of the featured ingenues in the 1940 st…