Remembering Vincent Liff Commentator Murray Horwitz remembers his friend, casting director Vincent Liff who died Wednesday of brain cancer at 52. Liff changed the face of Broadway by bringing more children, minorities and foreigners to the stage. His first success came in 1975, with the Broadway hit The Wiz. He went on to cast a string of long-running musicals and their national tours such as, Grease, Ain't Misbehavin', Dreamgirls, Cats, Miss Saigon, and The Producers.

Remembering Vincent Liff

Remembering Vincent Liff

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Commentator Murray Horwitz remembers his friend, casting director Vincent Liff who died Wednesday of brain cancer at 52. Liff changed the face of Broadway by bringing more children, minorities and foreigners to the stage. His first success came in 1975, with the Broadway hit The Wiz. He went on to cast a string of long-running musicals and their national tours such as, Grease, Ain't Misbehavin', Dreamgirls, Cats, Miss Saigon, and The Producers.