Egypt detains 6 over play seen as insult to security forces

Mar 6, 2018

Egyptian officials say six people have been arrested for taking part in a play seen as insulting to security forces

Andrew Lloyd Webber, turning 70, looks back and forward

Mar 5, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber, turning 70, celebrates milestone with an autobiography and music collection and a TV special

Review: A young man's infatuation with Tokyo in the 1970s

Mar 5, 2018

Book Review: Ian Buruma's memoir recounts his coming-of-age as a writer in avant-garde Tokyo in the 1970s

Harvey Schmidt who co-created 'The Fantasticks,' dies at 88

Mar 1, 2018

The composer of "The Fantasticks," the longest running musical in history, has died at 88

Sunday's Oscar stage features 45 million Swarovski crystals

Mar 1, 2018

There will be half a million Swarovski crystals on the Dolby Theater stage for every year the Oscars have been presented, for a total for 45 million

Actor and writer Tracy Letts 'having the time of my life'

Feb 22, 2018

Actor and playwright Tracy Letts, with two films up for Oscars, an HBO series and a play on the way to Broadway, says he's 'having the time of my life'

Eugenides, Chernow voted into arts academy

Feb 20, 2018

Historian Ron Chernow, playwright Lynn Nottage and artist Jenny Holzer are among this year's inductees in the American Academy of Arts and Letters

Court told Geoffrey Rush inappropriately touched actress

Feb 19, 2018

A lawyer has accused Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush of repeatedly touching an actress inappropriately on a Sydney stage three years ago while he was starring in a production of "King Lear"

Oscar funnyman says play up envelope mess, not harassers

Feb 15, 2018

Comedy writer Bruce Vilanch has made nearly two-dozen Oscar ceremonies funny and memorable, and he's got some advice for this year's show

Truly best in show: Westminster winner makes Broadway debut

Feb 15, 2018

America's new top dog has become best in a Broadway show


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