Obituaries

Television Comedy Pioneer Sid Caesar Dies at 91
By David Gordon · Feb 12, 2014

Caesar made his mark on Broadway as seven different characters in the musical Little Me.

Shirley Temple Black, Who Delighted Audiences as a Curly-Haired Child Star, Dies at Age 85
By Hayley Levitt · Feb 11, 2014

The young Hollywood icon Shirley Temple lit up American movie houses during the Great Depression.

Oscar-Winning Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead at 46
By Hayley Levitt · Feb 2, 2014

Hoffman last appeared on Broadway in the 2012 revival of Death of a Salesman.

Controversial Poet and Playwright Amiri Baraka Dies at 79
By Hayley Levitt · Jan 10, 2014

Baraka's 1964 play Dutchman earned an Obie Award for its off-Broadway premiere at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

Broadway Veteran Christopher Evan Welch Has Died
By David Gordon · Dec 2, 2013

The 48-year-old actor was shooting a role on the HBO series Silicon Valley.

Marcia Wallace, Simpsons Star and Off-Broadway Veteran, Dies at 70
By Hayley Levitt · Oct 27, 2013

Wallace began her career onstage before becoming a television star on The Bob Newhart Show.

Tony Award-Winning Shakespearean Actor Paul Rogers Dies at 96
By Hayley Levitt · Oct 16, 2013

Rogers is best known for his Tony Award-winning performance in the original production of Harold Pinter's The Homecoming.

Mame Star Jane Connell Dies at 87
By Hayley Levitt · Sep 24, 2013
The Tony-nominated actress and singer appeared in over a dozen Broadway productions throughout her illustrious career.
Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize-Winning Irish Poet and Playwright, Dies at 74
By Hayley Levitt · Aug 30, 2013
Born in Northern Ireland, the Nobel laureate resided in Dublin until his death.