BROADWAY LOSES JAN MAXWELL AT 61

Broadway star and Tony Award nominee Jan Maxwell has died of cancer at the age of 61.
Maxwell received five Tony Award nominations over the course of her career, the first in 2005 for the musical “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.” She also was nominated for her work in “Coram Boy” in 2007, “Lend Me a Tenor” and “The Royal Family,” both in 2010, and “Follies” in 2012.
Maxwell also appeared on the small screen in episodes of “Law & Order”,  “All My Children,” ”Gossip Girl” and ” The Good Wife.”
Maxwell’s husband, actor and playwright Robert Emmet Lunney, confirms she died on Sunday at their Manhattan home.