Effervescent 'Hello, Dolly!' icon Carol Channing mourned

Jan 15, 2019

Broadway mourns passing of actress Carol Channing, known for performing in almost 5,000 performances of 'Hello, Dolly!' and enchanting audiences in 'Thoroughly Modern Millie'

Unknown Rachel Zegler is Maria in Spielberg's 'West Side'

Jan 15, 2019

Steven Spielberg has cast an unknown 17-year-old from New Jersey to play Maria in his remake of "West Side Story"

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Shakespeare theater fire 'heartbreaking'

Jan 14, 2019

Investigators are seeking the cause of a fire that destroyed the historic American Shakespeare Theatre in Connecticut

Beautiful! Carole King shows up as herself in Broadway bio

Jan 13, 2019

Audience members seeing "Beautiful: A Carole King Musical" got a unique surprise when music legend King appeared in the role of herself for the first time to celebrate the show's fifth anniversary on Broadway

Hamilton's star reprising role in Puerto Rico to raise funds

Jan 11, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda is reprising his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria

Aretha Franklin biopic moves ahead with director and writer

Jan 10, 2019

The long-gestating Aretha Franklin biopic "Respect" is going ahead with stage director Liesel Tommy set to direct

Andre Braugher leads 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' to a new network

Jan 9, 2019

Andre Braugher and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" have a new home on NBC and the actor says he enjoys the change of pace that comedy brings.

'The Favourite' leads race for British Academy Film Awards

Jan 9, 2019

Royal comedy-drama "The Favourite" is living up to its name, leading the race for the British Academy Film Awards

Texas police say child's abduction staged to cover crime

Jan 8, 2019

Police say a San Antonio father staged the abduction of his 8-month-old son in a fake car theft plot to cover up "foul play," and the infant has still not been found

Broadway actors' union strikes over developmental labs

Jan 7, 2019

The labor union representing theatrical performers is demanding that its members no longer participate in any developmental stage work with commercial producers


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