'Children of a Lesser God' writer Mark Medoff dies at 79

Apr 25, 2019

Mark Medoff, who wrote the Tony-winning play "Children of a Lesser God," dies at age 79

British stage director Peter Brook awarded Spanish prize

Apr 24, 2019

A Spanish foundation has awarded one of the country's most prestigious awards to British theater and film director Peter Brook for opening "new horizons in contemporary dramaturgy."

Passion Play in Brazil shantytown a voice against injustice

Apr 20, 2019

The back streets of Brazil's biggest shantytown have become the stage for an Easter passion play that mirrors the realities faced by its residents.

NYC Ballet must rehire 2 dancers fired over nude photos

Apr 19, 2019

An arbitrator has ordered New York City Ballet to reinstate two male dancers who were fired for sharing nude photos of women and sexually explicit texts

Correction: Film-Monty Python-Anniversary story

Apr 18, 2019

Correction: Film-Monty Python-Anniversary story

Why Rachel Chavkin is a rarity on Broadway these days

Apr 16, 2019

As another season on Broadway draws to a big finish, the opening of "Hadestown" marks a milestone _ it's the only new musical directed by a woman, Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin

The Latest: Louisiana newspaper wins local-reporting award

Apr 15, 2019

The staff of The Advocate has won a Pulitzer Prize for local reporting for its series about Louisiana's conviction system

In Cantonese opera, Trump finds his twin brother in China

Apr 14, 2019

President Donald Trump is the inspiration for "Trump on Show," a four-day Cantonese opera that reimagines the president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China

A new 'Les Miserables' heads to TV - no singing along please

Apr 11, 2019

A new six-hour adaptation of 'Les Miserables' in which no one sings is heading to PBS starring David Oyelowo and Dominic West

3rd juvenile charged in fire at American Shakespeare Theatre

Apr 9, 2019

Police say a third juvenile has been charged in connection with a fire that destroyed a historic Connecticut theater


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