Michael Friedman, whose Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson was a critical hit Off-Broadway in 2009 and transferred to Broadway in 2010, died Saturday from complications of HIV/AIDS, Variety reports.
His death was announced by The Public Theater, where he was an artist in residence ...
The Public Theater said, in a statement:
Michael Friedman was one of the most brilliant, multi-talented theater artists of our time. He was also a miracle of a human being: loving, kind, generous, hilarious, thrilling. His loss leaves a hole in the theater world that cannot be filled, and a hole in the hearts of those who loved him that will last forever.
The cause of Michael's death has been announced as complications from HIV/AIDS. This epidemic is not through stealing our best people.— Adam Feldman (@FeldmanAdam) September 9, 2017
Friedman's other credits include Canard Canard Goose, Nobody’s Lunch, Gone Missing, In the Footprint, This Beautiful City and The Great Immensity.
A sample of his work:
He is survived by both parents, his sister and his nephew.