NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Richards, the Tony Award-winning producer behind such Broadway hits as "Sweeney Todd," and "The Will Rogers Follies," has died after battling cancer, his publicist said Tuesday. He was 80.
Publicist Judy Jacksina said Richards died Monday.
In addition to his stage work, Richards was the producer of the original "Chicago" on Broadway and went on to win an Academy Award for producing the film version in 2003. His...
"We have been friends since I literally carried you off stage in our Taft High School Senior Show.Our skit was the funniest..me the sexy senior and you the Freshman..You became producer, me Actress,and we kept ..."
– sheila surkes scotti, buddies since Taft High Scool,
Bronx, , NY, Dec 02, 2012
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– CK, Fan,
Rockford, IL, Dec 01, 2012
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