b. 1925, Madison, Connecticut
d. January 10, 2000
As founder of the Warwick Musical Theatre, aka "The Tent," Bonoff made Warwick a must-stop in the northeast for all the big touring musical, comedy, and theatrical acts of the 1950s, '60s, '70s, '80s, and '90s.
Bonoff was inducted into the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 1999.