Category: In Memoriam

In Memoriam: John Glenn

After a severe allergic reaction related to back surgery, our dear friend John Glenn passed away this morning in his current home town of Hailey, Idaho, where, for the last 20 years or so, he has been Artistic Director of Company of Fools. John was a touring actor, and then Associate Artistic Director of Theatre IV …

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In Memoriam: Tom McGranahan

  Our dear Tom McGranahan died this week; his funeral was yesterday.  Tom served as facilities manager of our Willow Lawn theatre for nearly 17 years, since its construction and opening in 1996.  He was 82 years old, and his standing-room-only funeral was filled with people of his generation, my generation, and the two adult …

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In Memoriam: Burt Edwards

Burt Edwards, longtime Barksdale actor and stalwart friend, died on February 25 at his home in New York City.  He was 85 years young.  To say that Burt was a “Barksdale favorite” would be a colossal understatement.  He was a cornerstone.  In the middle years of a national career that included Broadway, Off Broadway, television …

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