Obituaries

One Day at a Time's Schneider, Pat Harrington Jr., Has Died
Harrington appeared on Broadway in Ladies and Gentlemen and Happiness Is Just a Little Thing Called a Rolls Royce.
Elizabeth Swados, Downtown Theater Icon and Creator of Broadway's Runaways, Has Died
Swados received four Tony nominations for her work on the 1978 musical.
Singer Natalie Cole Has Died at 65
Cole performed at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre in 1976.
Patricia Elliott, Tony-Winning Original Star of A Little Night Music, Has Died
Elliott was also known for her performance on TV's One Life to Live.
US Senator and Popular Law & Order Actor Fred Dalton Thompson Dies at 73
Thompson made his Broadway debut in 2013 in A Time to Kill.
Broadway Artist Robert DeMichiell Has Died
DeMichiell created key artwork for several shows, including the 2004 Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles.
Brian Friel, Playwright of Dancing at Lughnasa, Dies at 86
Friel was hailed as the "Irish Chekhov" and as one of the greatest English-language dramatists of all time.
Donald R. Seawell, Founder of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Dies at 103
The World War II veteran became one of the country's greatest theatrical advocates.