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FILE - In this June 6, 2000 file photo, Roger Berlind, producer of

Roger Berlind, Tony-winning Broadway producer, dies at 90

Dec. 27, 2020 1:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Berlind, a producer of more than 100 Broadway plays and musicals and the winner of 25 Tony Awards, has died. He was 90. He died Dec. 18 at his home in New York City. His family said cardiopulmonary arrest was to blame, The New York Times reported. The Brooklyn-born Berlind enjoyed a...

This image released by HBO Max shows Laura Benanti from “Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020,

TV and Broadway star Laura Benanti celebrates Gen Z voices

Dec. 16, 2020 9:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic closed high schools, Broadway and TV star Laura Benanti knew it also meant most spring high school musicals would be scrapped. So Benanti asked crestfallen young people across the country to record themselves performing their songs, post them on social media...

FILE - Ann Reinking holds her Tony Award for best choreography for the musical

Tony-winning choreographer, actress Ann Reinking dies at 71

Dec. 14, 2020 8:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ann Reinking, the Tony Award-winning choreographer, actress and Bob Fosse collaborator who helped spread a cool, muscular hybrid of jazz and burlesque movement to Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 71. Reinking died Saturday while visiting family in Seattle, said her manager, Lee Gross....