Micki Grant Obituary – Death, Cause of Death : Micki Grant has sadly passed away on Saturday. Micki Grant, who in the early 1970s became the first woman to write the book, music and lyrics of a Broadway musical, “Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope,” a soulful, spirited exploration of Black life, died on Saturday in Manhattan. She was 92.
How old was Micki Grant?
Micki Grant died at the age of 92. Her death, at Mount Sinai Morningside hospital, was announced by Joan Allen, a family spokeswoman.
Ms. Grant, an actress, composer, playwright and musician, had developed “Don’t Bother Me” for two years with the director Vinnette Carroll, taking it to small theaters in New York, Philadelphia and Washington before opening on Broadway in April 1972.
She would also be known for her work on another Broadway musical, “Your Arms Too Short to Box With God,” and for her seven years on the NBC soap opera “Another World.”
She was a phenomenal dentist and will be greatly missed by so many patients and families.