The 56-year-old interpreter died yesterday Saturday, but the reasons are still unknown
Broadway stages mourn the death of 56-year-old actress Doreen Montalvo, who passed away on Saturday for reasons that are still unknown , with a career on stage, including the successful production of “In The Heights,” and on television. in series like “Madame Secretary”.
Montalvo also starred in the films “In The Heights,” an adaptation of the first Latin musical to hit the stage on Broadway, and in the adaptation of Steven Spielberg’s musical “West Side Story,” which will premiere next year.
On Broadway he was part of the original cast of “In The Heights ” and also participated in “Flash Dance”, ” The Musical”, ” Giant “, “On Your Feet !” , the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
Most recently on “Mrs Doubtfire,” based on the movie starring Robin Williams, which only had three preview roles before Broadway turned off its lights due to the coronavirus.
Her television credits include “Law & Order”, “Madame Secretary” “One Life To Live”, “Smash”, AMC, “The Good Wife” and “Elementary”.
“We are devastated to hear that she has left us today. Our thoughts and prayers continue with her husband Mike Mann and his family during this time,” his representative Steve Maihack said on Instagram reporting his death.
He highlighted in his message that “Doreen could do anything. She was like a winning lottery ticket.”
“We will continue to tell his story and remember the talent and love he shared with all of us,” said Maihack.
The actress and singer played various characters in the original play “In The Heights,” written and starring Lin Manuel Miranda, who has mourned the death of his colleague.
“Doreen Montalvo was the first actress to audition for ‘In The Heights’ in the basement of the Drama bookstore in 2002. The first. She sang ‘Qué Te Pedi’ by La Lupe and it was embedded in my heart in an instant. voice had that tear, that tear. Inimitable and hers, “Miranda said on her Twitter account.
He stressed that everyone who knew Doreen became her new friends. “He hugged his friends with great affection and ease,” recalled the award-winning actor.
“It’s monstrously unfair that we don’t spend more time with her. More shows with her. More music with her. More life with her. When someone brings so much joy and love to everyone they meet, so much commitment to the craft they love … It’s unfair. And heartbreaking, “lamented Miranda, who recalled several moments of his relationship with the actress.
According to the digital newspaper Deadline, the actress had suffered a stroke a month ago.