Broadway star Marin Mazzie has passed away at the age of 54.
The star died in New York city surrounded by family and friends on Thursday morning.
Publicist Kim Correro told E! News “I confirm Three time Tony Award Nominee Marin Mazzie passed away at her Manhattan home peacefully at 10:10 a.m. this morning surrounded by her husband Jason Danieley, close friends and family,”
Marin’s husband, Jason also confirmed the passing of his wife in a statement on released on Thursday.
Jason wrote: “Incredible human being, loving wife, dedicated family member, devoted friend and Broadway star, Marin Mazzie passed away this morning at 10:10 a.m. in the comfort of her New York City apartment surrounded by family and close friends. Marin, a three-time Tony award nominee and recent inductee into the American Theatre Hall of Fame (among many other accolades) was diagnosed with Stage IV Ovarian Cancer in May of 2015.”
Adding that, “Over that time, while fighting her own fight, she took it upon herself to help spread awareness of Ovarian Cancer and to help find an early detection for the disease, of which, currently, there is none.”
The late Mazzie is survived by her Husband Jason Danieley, her mother Donna Mazzie, and her brother Mark Mazzie.
The Tony awards tweeted on Thursday “The divine and courageous Marin Mazzie was #TonyAwards-nominated for PASSION, RAGTIME, and KISS ME, KATE. We join with her husband, Broadway’s Jason Danieley, her friends and family, and all her fans to mourn her untimely passing. Rest in peace”
The family has said there will be a private gathering in the near future and thereafter they would plan a bigger celebration of Marin’s life.
This is a hard time for the Mazzie and Danieley family, and we send our condolences.