As the year comes to an end, we look back at the people we lost in 2019 who helped create and inspire theatre today. René AuberjonoisA familiar face on both the silver and small screens—he played Father Mulcahy in the 1970 film M*A*S*H and spent six seasons as Clayton Runnymede Endicott III on the ABC series Benson—Mr. Auberjonois also enjoyed a distinguished Broadway career, which began in 1968 playing The Fool in a production of Shakespeare’s King Lear at Lincoln Center Theater and continued through 2004 in Larry Gelbart’s Sly Fox in a cast that also featured Richard Dreyfuss and Eric Stoltz. In between were productions of A Cry of Players, Fire!, Twelfth Night, Tricks, Break a Leg, Metamorphosis, and Dance of the Vampires. In addition to his Tony win for Coco, Mr. Auberjonois also earned three additional Tony nominations, for his performances in The Good Doctor, Big River, and City of Angels. He died December 8 at 79. Kaye BallardMs. Ballard, the Broadway veteran known for her comedic roles on stage and screen, died at age 93 on January 21. Ms. Ballard made her Broadway debut in Top Banana; in 1954 she starred in The Golden Apple, where she introduced the standard...