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Broadway is the apex of the American theatre world, a place where lovers of music, drama and pageantry come by the millions to attend the latest big productions. When a leading Broadway luminary dies, we feel a collective sense of loss and a need to pay tribute. This memorial site was created to honor and remember actors, dancers, directors, playwrights, composers and others, and celebrate their achievements on the Great White Way.
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Broadway Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Donald McKayle

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Donald McKayle, a modern dancer and choreographer who brought the black experience in America to the Broadway stage in musicals such as "Raisin" and "Sophisticated Ladies," has died. He was 87. His wife, Lea McKayle, told the University of California, Irvine that McKayle died Friday night. He was a UCI professor emeritus of dance. Born in Harlem, McKayle began dancing as a teenager. Click to get weekly celebrity death news delivered to your inbox. ...
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