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Tony Tanner, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ Director, Dies at 88

Tony Tanner, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ Director, Dies at 88

Tony Tanner, an actor, director and choreographer who received a pair of Tony nominations for his work on the original 1982 Broadway production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, has died. He was 88.

Tanner died Sept. 8 of cancer at his home in Los Angeles, his husband, Henry Selvitelle, told The Hollywood Reporter.

Tanner also directed a 1981 adaptation of Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey starring Amanda Plummer, Valerie French and Keith Reddin that was nominated for the Tony for best revival. He directed and choreographed Something’s Afoot in 1976 and Prince of Central Park, starring Jo Ann Worley, in ...

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