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Cary Scott Lowenstein (May 24, 1962 - November 29, 1992)

Cary Scott Lowenstein was a dancer, singer, and actor who played Mike on Broadway and in the national tour of A Chorus Line. He died on November 29, 1992, at Hospice-by-the-Sea in Boca Raton, Fla. He was 30 years old and lived in Los Angeles.

He died of AIDS, said his parents, Daniel and Toby Lowenstein.

Mr. Lowenstein played Mike, the character who sang "I Can Do That," in the national company of "A Chorus Line" in 1980 and made his Broadway debut in the same role a year later. His other Broadway credits include "Song and Dance" and "The Tap Dance Kid."

He was in the national tour of "Sophisticated Ladies," where he met Lynn Gendron, a dancer, choreographer and actress, whom he later married. The couple toured the United States and Europe with Peter Maxwell's Ballroom Dance Theater and appeared in the singer Ute Lemper's live stage show and television special in Germany, France and Sweden. Ms. Gendron Lowenstein died of a brain tumor in 1991.

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/1992/12/02/obituaries/cary-scott-lowenstein-singer-and-dancer-30.html

Further Readings:

The Longest Line: Broadway's Most Singular Sensation: A Chorus Line by Gary Stevens & Alan George
Paperback: 280 pages
Publisher: Applause Books (February 1, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 155783363X
ISBN-13: 978-1557833631
Amazon: The Longest Line: Broadway's Most Singular Sensation: A Chorus Line

"A grand performance ... a first rate read." - Digby Diehl, Good Morning America "The nostalgia book of the year ... it's hard to see how anything could be so comprehensive." - Cleveland Plain Dealer "The most wonderful gift book for a musical fan!" - Kathie Lee Gifford, Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee

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