A latecomer to acting, he had a rich, varied, decades-long career onstage and on screen, not only as a performer but as a mentor, teacher, and leader.
In her life and her work producing theatre and dance in Los Angeles, she never gave less than her all, and we are all the richer for it.
Yes, he saved a near-bankrupt nonprofit and turned it into a Broadway juggernaut, but all with the aim of supporting artists and serving audiences.
This lifelong fixture of Off-Off-Broadway was singing songs and telling stories right up to the end.
Forged by New York City’s downtown theatre scene in the 1970s, she went on to change lives and open minds as co-founder of the Omaha Magic Theatre.
The creator of impro, a hugely influential approach to improvisational theatremaking, Keith Johnstone is still guiding students, even after his death.
The smartest hippie in any room, Bruce married tireless anti-capitalist passion with lyrical wit and musical resourcefulness.
A stage creature from a young age, she went on to pass on that love of theatre to several generations, including her own children.
Somehow the late, great director could work on my play—and give it exactly what it needed—even while occupied with countless other thoughts and projects.
The designer’s friend, colleague, and mentee recalls him as a tirelessly busy, no-fuss genius who cherished real materials and was always ready with a brilliant drawing or model.