Critic and Obie Awards Creator Jerry Tallmer Dies at 93

The annual Village Voice theater awards helped launch the careers of artists such as Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Samuel Beckett.

Prolific Rodgers and Hammerstein Standby Iva Withers Dies at 97

Withers spent her Broadway career understudying stars including Carol Channing, Julie Harris, and Zsa Zsa Gabor.

Tony Award Winner and American Theatre Hall of Fame Inductee Marian Seldes Has Died

Seldes won a 1967 Best Featured Actress in a Play Tony for her role in the Broadway premiere of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance.

Geoffrey Holder, the Original Tony-Winning Director of The Wiz, Has Died

Holder also won a Tony for his costumes of the fan-favorite musical.

Donald Sinden, Drama Desk Winner and a Giant of the West End Stage, Dies at 90

Sinden, known for his classical roles, appeared on Broadway in London Assurance.

Bob Crewe, Songwriter and Jersey Boys Inspiration, Has Died

Crewe is best known for his numerous hits for Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Sandy Wilson, Author of Broadway Musical The Boy Friend, Dies at 90

Wilson's musical was responsible for the American stage debut of Julie Andrews.

Two-Time Tony Winner Lauren Bacall Has Died at the Age of 89

The 1940s Hollywood leading lady and wife of Humphrey Bogart achieved great success on both stage and screen.