Broadway and TV casting director Barry Moss dies

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by Associated Press

Associated Press

Posted on July 4, 2014 at 9:06 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 4 at 9:06 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway and television casting director Barry Moss, who helped cast nearly 90 Broadway and touring productions, including the 1980 revival of "West Side Story," ''Nine," ''Torch Song Trilogy" and "The Who's Tommy," has died. He was 74.

Moss died June 17 of congestive heart failure at Mount Sinai Roosevelt in Manhattan, said his partner Bob Kale.

Among his casting credits are the 1995 revival of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," ''Titanic," ''Woman of the Year," ''My One and Only," ''Black and Blue" and "Sweeney Todd." He also was the casting director for "The Cosby Show "and was a founding member of The Casting Society of America.

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