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Towering Broadway director and producer Hal Prince has died

Jul. 31, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as "The Phantom of the Opera," ''Cabaret," ''Company" and "Sweeney Todd" and won a staggering 21 Tony Awards, has died. Prince was 91. Prince's publicist Rick...

A list of Tony Awards won by director/producer Harold Prince

Jul. 31, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

A list of Tony Awards won by Harold Prince. He was honored for both producing and directing as well as with special awards. For a period in the 1960s, separate Tony Awards were given for best producer. Years listed are when the awards were given, not necessarily when the shows opened on Broadway. "The Pajama...

Harold Prince, a towering Broadway figure who won 21 Tony Awards as director and producer, has died at 91, his rep says

Jul. 31, 2019 11:28 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Harold Prince, a towering Broadway figure who won 21 Tony Awards as director and producer, has died at 91, his rep says.

Rip Torn of 'Larry Sanders Show,' 'Men in Black,' dies at 88

Jul. 10, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in television, theater, and movies, such as "Men in Black," and win an Emmy in his 60s for "The Larry Sanders Show," has died. He was 88. Torn died Tuesday afternoon at his home with his wife,...

Award-winning television, film and theater actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88, according to his publicist

Jul. 9, 2019 11:01 PM EDT
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Award-winning television, film and theater actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88, according to his publicist.

Martin Charnin, Tony-winning 'Annie' lyricist, dies at 84

Jul. 7, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Charnin, who made his Broadway debut playing a Jet in the original "West Side Story" and went on to become a Broadway director and a lyricist who won a Tony Award for the score of the eternal hit "Annie," has died. He was 84. He died Saturday at a White Plains, New York, hospital,...