Broadway Stage Manager Andrea 'Spook' Testani Passes Away
Andrea 'Spook' Testani, a well-known stage manager and member of the Broadway community, died Sunday night, a source has confirmed to BroadwayWorld. Testani was recently diagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer.
Testani is survived by her two young sons.
Testani recently served as the production stage manager for the 2008 all-star Broadway revival of ALL MY SONS, which featured John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Patrick Wilson, and Katie Holmes; the beloved, Tony-winning musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE in 2005; MATCH with Frank Langella in 2004; and I AM MY OWN WIFE, starring Jefferson Mays, in 2003.
Her other Broadway stage managing credits include FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIRE DE LUNE, THE MAN WHO HAD ALL THE LUCK, DESIGN FOR LIVING, THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER, UNCLE VANYA and SIDEMAN.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Actors Fund in Testani's honor.