Congolese performance artist wins political asylum in US

Mar 21, 2018

A Congolese performance artist who was detained for putting on plays critical of the African nation's government has won political asylum in the United States

Egypt censors play 'Before the Revolution,' director appeals

Mar 18, 2018

Egypt's state censors have prohibited the performance of a play on the day of its Cairo premiere, saying it cannot be shown without the removal of five scenes

Prince of Providence: Notorious mayor gets stage treatment

Mar 15, 2018

The story of notorious late Rhode Island Mayor Buddy Cianci, who was forced out of office twice, is coming to the stage

Producer: Show goes on for Broadway version of 'Mockingbird'

Mar 15, 2018

A lawyer for a Broadway producer says a stage adaptation of "To Kill a Mockingbird" is still set to open this year despite a lawsuit by the estate of author Harper Lee

Harper Lee estate sues over 'Mockingbird' Broadway version

Mar 15, 2018

The estate of "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has filed suit over an upcoming Broadway adaptation of the novel

Russian actor, stage director Oleg Tabakov dies at 82

Mar 12, 2018

Oleg Tabakov, a Russian actor and theater director who has been one of the most revered figures in the Russian theater community and film industries for decades, has died

High school musicals, teen angst star in new drama 'Rise'

Mar 9, 2018

Even if you're trying to limit a ballooning TV watchlist, consider the pedigree of NBC's "Rise": It's from the "Friday Night Lights" producer who created "Parenthood" and a producer of Broadway's "Hamilton."

NYC mayor angry over crosswalk deaths of 2 children

Mar 7, 2018

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the driver in a fatal crash that killed two small children in Brooklyn never should have been behind the wheel

Mixed reactions in Kosovo to Slobodan Milosevic musical

Mar 7, 2018

A musical about the late Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic has been staged in Kosovo, drawing mixed reactions in the nation still reeling from a bloody war that the former strongman waged there 20 years ago

'Hamilton' leads race with 13 Olivier Awards nominations

Mar 6, 2018

The West End production of "Hamilton" leads the field for Britain's biggest theater awards, the Oliviers


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