British choreographer and director Gillian Lynne, whose numerous credits include Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, and Aspects of Love, as well as ballet, theatre and opera productions, has passed away at age 92.

The news of her death was released by her husband Peter Land on Twitter.

Lynne’s death on July 1 follows an announcement less than two weeks ago on June 22 from Lloyd Webber that the New London Theatre, which was home to Cats from 1981 to 2002, was to be renamed in her honour – the first time a woman had had a West End theatre named after her. Speaking at the occasion, Cameron Mackintosh, the producer of Cats, said: “The two things I learnt on the first day of rehearsals was that you had the wickedest...

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