Broadway will honor Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher by dimming the theatre marquees on January 6 at 7:45 PM for one minute in memory.
Ms. Fisher passed away on December 27, 2016 at age 60 and Ms. Reynolds passed away the next day, December 28, 2016 at age 84.
Mother and daughter both made their Broadway debuts in 1973 in the musical comedy revival of Irene. Ms. Reynolds received a Tony Award nomination for her role. Ms Reynolds also appeared on Broadway in Woman of the Year and the musical revue Debbie. Additionally she toured the US with the shows Annie Get Your Gun and The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Carrie Fisher wrote and most recently appeared on Broadway in the original solo show Wishful Drinking. Other Broadway credits include Agnes of God and Censored Scenes From King Kong.