Obituaries Articles
BEAUTIFUL Star Scott J. Campbell Dies At 33BEAUTIFUL Star Scott J. Campbell Dies At 33
by Alan Henry - February 21, 2018

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Scott J. Campbell, who most recently starred on Broadway as Gerry Goffin in Beautiful. (more...)
VIDEO: How Could She Leave Us? Remembering Jan Maxwell in an Extended Clip from FOLLIESVIDEO: How Could She Leave Us? Remembering Jan Maxwell in an Extended Clip from FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2018

This weekend Broadway said goodbye to one of its most beloved stars Jan Maxwell. A paragon of the industry, she passed away on Sunday, February 11 at age 61. HMS Media has shared an extended clip of one of Maxwell's final performances as Phyllis in FOLLIES. Watch below to see the iconic songstress in action. (more...)
Photo Flash: Remembering Jan MaxwellPhoto Flash: Remembering Jan Maxwell
by Walter McBride - February 12, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Broadway star Jan Maxwell passed away at 61 years of age after a battle with cancer. The star is survived by her husband, actor/playwright Robert Emmet Lunney, and their son William Maxwell-Lunney. (more...)
BWW TV: Remembering Jan Maxwell- Watch an Intimate Conversation from 2011BWW TV: Remembering Jan Maxwell- Watch an Intimate Conversation from 2011
by BroadwayWorld TV - February 12, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Broadway star Jan Maxwellhas passed away at 61 years of age after a battle with cancer. The star is survived by her husband, actor/playwright Robert Emmet Lunney, and their son William Maxwell-Lunney. (more...)
Broadway Mourns The Passing of Jan MaxwellBroadway Mourns The Passing of Jan Maxwell
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2018

The Broadway community took to social media to share memories and condolences. See some of the tributes to Maxwell below. (more...)
Broadway Star Jan Maxwell Dies at 61Broadway Star Jan Maxwell Dies at 61
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2018

According to multiple reports on social media by both friends and former castmates, Broadway star Jan Maxwell has passed away at 61 years of age after a battle with cancer. (more...)
Kelsey Grammer Speaks Out on the Loss of FRASIER Co-Star John MahoneyKelsey Grammer Speaks Out on the Loss of FRASIER Co-Star John Mahoney
by Danielle Gutierrez - February 6, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, February 5th, Tony-winner and screen actor John Mahoney passed away at the age of 77. Today, actor Kelsey Grammer has spoken out in remembrance of his late friend and Frasier castmate. (more...)
Tony Award-Winner and Television Star John Mahoney Passes Away at 77Tony Award-Winner and Television Star John Mahoney Passes Away at 77
by Alexa Criscitiello - February 5, 2018

It has been reported this evening that John Mahoney, a veteran actor of stage and screen, has passed away at age 77. (more...)
Tony Nominee Louis Zorich Passes Away at 93Tony Nominee Louis Zorich Passes Away at 93
by BWW News Desk - February 1, 2018

According to the Daily News, stage and screen star Louis Zorich passed away earlier this week. He was 93 years old. (more...)
GLEE Star Mark Salling Found Dead After Apparent SuicideGLEE Star Mark Salling Found Dead After Apparent Suicide
by TV News Desk - January 30, 2018

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mark Salling, perhaps best known as football player Noah 'Puck' Puckerman on FOX's musical dramedy GLEE, has died. He was 35 years old. (more...)
Broadway and Film Composer John Morris Passes Away at 91Broadway and Film Composer John Morris Passes Away at 91
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2018

According to the New York Times, stage and film composer and frequent collaborator of Mel Brooks, John Morris, passed away from complications of a respiratory infection. He was 91 years old. (more...)
Nashville Theater Family Mourns the Death of Grammy Award-Winner/Broadway Veteran Lari WhiteNashville Theater Family Mourns the Death of Grammy Award-Winner/Broadway Veteran Lari White
by Jeffrey Ellis - January 23, 2018

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, producer and actress Lari White Cannon who made her Broadway debut in the Johnny Cash musical review Ring of Fire died early this morning in Nashville after a battle with peritoneal cancer. She was 52 years old. (more...)
Photo Flash: Remembering Dorothy MalonePhoto Flash: Remembering Dorothy Malone
by Walter McBride - January 20, 2018

Oscar-winning actress Dorothy Malone, best known as Constance Carson on soap opera Peyton Place, has died today at age 93. Take a look back on some highlights from Malone's life. (more...)
WEST SIDE STORY Film Editor, Thomas Stanford, Passes Away at 93WEST SIDE STORY Film Editor, Thomas Stanford, Passes Away at 93
by BWW News Desk - December 29, 2017

Film editor, Thomas Stanford, who was an Academy Award-winner for his work on the musical West Side Story, passed away on Saturday at the age of 93. (more...)
Original Star of Broadway's COMPANY Steve Elmore Dies at 84Original Star of Broadway's COMPANY Steve Elmore Dies at 84
by BWW News Desk - December 5, 2017

Steve Elmore, an original cast member of Stephen Sondheim's ground-breaking musical 'Company' as well as a regular presence on Broadway for more than three decades, passed away recently in Florida at age 84, his wife Carolyn Marcell Elmore confirmed. (more...)
Georgia Ensemble Theatre Mourns Loss of Co-Founder & Artistic Director Robert FarleyGeorgia Ensemble Theatre Mourns Loss of Co-Founder & Artistic Director Robert Farley
by BWW News Desk - December 1, 2017

North Fulton's only professional theatre, Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), is saddened to announce that beloved co-founder and Artistic Director Robert Farley passed away unexpectedly at home yesterday. (more...)
Music and Television Legend, David Cassidy, Passes Away at 67Music and Television Legend, David Cassidy, Passes Away at 67
by Alexa Criscitiello - November 21, 2017

Former teen icon, David Cassidy, who rose to stardom on the 1970's musical sitcom The Partridge Family has died passed away at the age of 67. (more...)
Tony Award-Winning Actress Ann Wedgeworth Dies at Age 83Tony Award-Winning Actress Ann Wedgeworth Dies at Age 83
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2017

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tony Award-winning actress Ann Wedgeworth has passed away. She was 83 years old. (more...)
Director/Actor Frank Corsaro Passes Away Age 92Director/Actor Frank Corsaro Passes Away Age 92
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2017

Director and actor Frank Corsaro has just been reported dead. He was 92. Corsaro was best known as the director of the 1961 production of The Night of the Iguana starring Bette Davis. (more...)
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre's Scott Montgomery Passes Away at 38CenterPoint Legacy Theatre's Scott Montgomery Passes Away at 38
by BWW News Desk - November 9, 2017

Desert News reported yesterday that CenterPoint Legacy Theatre director and actor Scott Montgomery passed away in his sleep Monday night following a tonsillectomy and deviated septum operation. (more...)
Norm Lewis Remembers Fellow Phantom- the Late Robert GuillaumeNorm Lewis Remembers Fellow Phantom- the Late Robert Guillaume
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert Guillaume, the stage's first African American 'Phantom', passed away today, October 24, 2017, due to complications of prostate cancer. He was 89. (more...)
First African American 'Phantom' Robert Guillaume Dies at 89First African American 'Phantom' Robert Guillaume Dies at 89
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert Guillaume, the stage's first African American 'Phantom', passed away today, October 24, 2017, due to complications of prostate cancer. He was 89. (more...)
Remembering New Jersey Musical Theatre Student, Nick PraticoRemembering New Jersey Musical Theatre Student, Nick Pratico
by Alexa Criscitiello - October 24, 2017

In some heartbreaking news out of New Jersey this week, the body of eighteen year old musical theatre student, Nick Pratico, was discovered near his home on Monday morning. The discovery of Pratico's body is the culmination of a month-long search for the missing college freshman. (more...)
Longtime Executive Producer of Music Mountain Nicholas Gordon Passes at Age 89Longtime Executive Producer of Music Mountain Nicholas Gordon Passes at Age 89
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2017

One of the country's foremost chamber music impresarios Nicholas Gordon, longtime Executive Producer of Music Mountain, America's longest running Chamber Music Festival, died on October 5, 2017. (more...)
Broadway Performer Gerry Burkhardt Passes Away at 71Broadway Performer Gerry Burkhardt Passes Away at 71
by BWW News Desk - October 5, 2017

Gerry G. Burkhardt, 71, longtime resident of Cozy Lake, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. He was born June 14, 1946 Houston, Texas to the late F.W. & Myrtis Burkhardt. He is survived by an older brother Charles and younger siblings Dean and Cindy. (more...)

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