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He was an unknown playwright in his 20s when his comic drama about a priest and a seminarian drew raves off and on Broadway. It was turned into a movie.
He took his British brand of satire to nightclubs, TV, film (“Spinal Tap”) and National Lampoon. But a memoir led to a sex-abuse accusation.
He was a favorite of Luis Buñuel and other top filmmakers. He also had a fruitful collaboration with the stage director Peter Brook.
His collaborations with Michael Bennett included “A Chorus Line.” He later worked on “Miss Saigon” and other hits.
Mr. Horovitz found success Off Broadway, working with actors who later became household names. But his career was tarnished when women came forward to describe a pattern of sexual misconduct…
His work in theater, dance and opera helped redefine American stage design.
The theater she founded, the 13th Street Repertory Company, has been an eclectic presence on the New York scene for almost half a century.
The actor appeared in numerous productions of Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle plays, including four on Broadway.
He was involved with the Brooklyn Philharmonic for many years and performed both on Broadway and off. He died of the novel coronavirus.
A versatile writer and actor as well as a director, he was also Littlechap in a film version of “Stop the World, I Want to Get Off.”
His 1966 feature, “Closely Watched Trains,” won an Academy Award and was part of a burst of creativity in Czech filmmaking.
An in-demand lighting designer, he won Tony Awards for “Hamilton” and “Jersey Boys.”
His experimental works, staged by the Playhouse of the Ridiculous and other groups, challenged audiences and sometimes baffled them.
She specialized in supporting roles, including an attention-getting recurring character in “The Big C.”
She performed some of the most powerful songs in that show, which ran for more than four years in Greenwich Village and became a theater staple.
Her methods went beyond mere diction and emphasized getting the whole body (and inner self) involved in speaking the words.
He built a luxury catalog business, then sold it and used the proceeds to mount the Tony-winning hit musical “Crazy for You.”
He took part in the storied San Francisco reading where Allen Ginsberg unveiled a version of “Howl.” He went on to have his own moments of fame and notoriety.
The musical about the founding fathers, his Broadway directorial debut, scored three Tonys. He was also a mainstay of the Williamstown Theater Festival.
She burst onto the scene with an Oscar-nominated performance in the 1960 film “The Dark at the Top of the Stairs” and went on to a long career in film, on television and on the stage.
At the American Place Theater, he championed new works. In his acting classes, he nurtured countless future stars. His death was related to the coronavirus.
Among his credits were Broadway shows, operas and the original production of “Hair.” He also influenced numerous actors’ careers as an educator.
Though known from his TV role, he did much of his work on the stage, starting as an original Acting Company member.
Mr. McNally, who died of coronavirus complications, introduced audiences to characters and situations that most mainstream theater had previously shunted into comic asides.
A scholar and historian, he amassed an invaluable trove of interviews and other material with his wife, the filmmaker Camille Billops.
When it opened in 1968, the play broke new ground in its depiction of gay characters.
He provided the administrative know-how that got the theater troupe off the ground in 1967. That he was white drew some criticism.
Her signature performances included the title role in “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” and Maria Callas in “Master Class.”
While at the Royal Shakespeare Company, he took several shows to Broadway. One didn’t go so well.
In a wide-ranging career, he was also the voice of Mark Twain for a Ken Burns film and of an “Outer Limits” reboot.
In an era when few if any producers were women, she got access to the Kremlin, China and more.