In her memory, the marquees of Broadway theaters will be dimmed on Tuesday, May 4 at 7pm for one minute.
Redgrave received Tony Award nominations for her work in Mrs. Warren's Profession, Shakespeare for My Father, and The Constant Wife. She made her Broadway debut in Peter Shaffer's Black Comedy / White Lies.
Among her many other stage credits are Saint Joan, Sweet Sue. Aren't We All?, and Talking Heads. She was most recently seen on stage in New York in her solo show Nightingale at Manhattan Theatre Club.
She received Academy Award nominations for Georgy Girl and Gods and Monsters. Among her many other film and television credits are Peter Pan, Shine, and House Calls, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination.
Redgrave is survived by three children, Ben, Pema, and Annabel, six grandchildren, her sister Vanessa Redgrave, and four nieces and nephews. Her brother, actor Corin Redgrave, died earlier this year, and her niece, actess Natasha Richardson, passed away last year after a skiing accident.
A private funeral with be held later this week.