Mourning the Passing of Gillian Seidl and Martha Lavey

Screen Shot 2017-04-26 at 6.59.44 AMThe Berkshires lost a central figure in the regional theatre world. Gillian Seidl co-founded Mixed Company in Great Barrington with playwright Joan Ackermann in 1982. She had just participated in a weekend celebration of Ackermann’s work at Shakespeare & Company.

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Mixed Company co-founder, Gillian Seidl, 78, struck and killed in Sheffield

 

ct-steppenwolf-mom-keeps-things-in-balance-20170421An icon of American Theatre, Martha Lavey had recently stepped down from her position at Steppenwolf, where she had been Artistic Director since 1995.

Martha Lavey, long-time leader of Steppenwolf Theatre, is dead at 60

P. Carl in Conversation with Martha Lavey, 2015

 

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