Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2018-11-21
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Oscars producer Zadan dies at 69
2018-08-29

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


Craig Zadan—the prolific producer behind movies, TV projects and Broadway musicals—has died at 69.

The cause involved complications related to shoulder-replacement surgery.

Along with his producing partner, Neil Meron, Zadan produced the Oscars 2013-15, earning an Emmy nod for the show all three years. The duo also produced the Oscar-winning adaptation of Chicago as well as Broadway revivals of such productions as How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Zadan and Meron also produced NBC's recent string of live musicals, including The Sound of Music, The Wiz and this year's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.

Among the many who mourned Zadan's passing was producer Adam Shankman, who posted on Facebook, "In shock....Craig Zadan, my colleague and producer of Hairspray and so many musicals has passed.... prayers for him and his loved ones....I'm so confused and disoriented....he and @neilmeron gave me the opportunity of a lifetime with that movie. I'm so so grateful and so so sad. #rip."

Zadan and Meron's productions garnered many honors, including six Oscars, 17 Emmys, a Grammy, six GLAAD Awards, four NAACP Image Awards and two Tonys.


facebook twitter google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Sisters in Cinema planning media hub 2018-11-21 - The Chicago-based non-profit Sisters in Cinema has launched a crowdfunding campaign for the rehab and building of the Sisters in Cinema Media Arts ...


Gay News

Billy Masters 2018-11-21 - "Broadway's Disastrous 'King Kong' is a $35 million crime against puppets."—Rex Reed's headline for his review of King Kong: The Musical. I haven't ...


Gay News

Monthly Pride Film Fest Dec. 4, nine short films from around the world 2018-11-20 - Chicago, IL - Pride Films and Plays' final monthly festival of LGBTQ independent short films in 2018 will be on Tuesday, December 4, ...


Gay News

SHOWBIZ Mariah Carey, Rami Malek, Jussie Smollett, Rachel Maddow 2018-11-20 - Mariah Carey got an unexpected gift last week when her 2001 Glitter soundtrack album suddenly shot to number one on the iTunes chart, ...


Gay News

Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Esposito and more at storytelling event 2018-11-18 - A diverse line-up of women-identified speakers took to the stage at the Hello Sunshine X Together Live storytelling tour Nov. 12 at the ...


Gay News

PASSAGES Todd Anthony Lillethun 2018-11-16 - Todd Anthony Lillethun—a filmmaker and social worker who was a native of Janesville, Wisconsin, and a resident of Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood—passed away peacefully ...


Gay News

Tom Volf talks Maria by Callas 2018-11-15 - Maria by Callas filmmaker Tom Volf recently chatted with the Windy City Times ahead of the film's Chicago release. Featuring footage from the ...


Gay News

Director Borden to appear after Born in Flames screening 2018-11-14 - Film director Lizzie Borden will appear during a question-and-answer session following a free screening of her 1983 feminist classic Born in Flames on ...


Gay News

Alyson Stoner, actress/singer/dancer on Ms. Jackson, acting, coming out 2018-11-14 - Being in the glare of the spotlight—especially for those who have been in the public eye since childhood—can be harsh. However, Alyson Stoner, ...


Gay News

Black Alphabet Film Festival Nov. 16-17 2018-11-14 - Black Alphabet returns Nov. 16-17 with its signature event, the Black Alphabet Film Festival ( BAFF ). It will take place at Malcolm ...


 



Copyright © 2018 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.