Performing arts

FILE - In this June 14, 2011 file photo, Ben Vereen arrives at the opening night performance of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark" in New York. Vereen is apologizing to female actresses for “inappropriate conduct” while he directed a production of the musical “Hair” in Florida in 2015. The apology on Twitter comes a day after the New York Daily News reported several actresses at The Venice Theatre alleged sexually abusive behavior by Vereen, including unwanted kissing, inviting women to join him naked in his hot tub and making demeaning and degrading comments. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
January 05, 2018 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen is apologizing to female actresses for "inappropriate conduct" while he directed a production of the musical "Hair" in Florida three years ago. The apology on Twitter comes a day after the New York Daily News reported several actresses at The Venice...
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A snow plow clears snow off Broadway in New York's Times Square, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. A massive winter storm swept from the Carolinas to Maine on Thursday, dumping snow along the coast and bringing strong winds that will usher in possible record-breaking cold. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 05, 2018 - 12:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On Broadway, there might be a lot of snow right now, but there's also a bargain. Nineteen shows are participating in Broadway Week, in which two tickets go for the price of one. These special tickets will be for performances during Jan. 16-Feb. 4 only. The participating shows are "A...
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January 05, 2018 - 12:05 am
As the Dow Jones industrial average crosses 25,000 points for the first time, see how well you know the oldest and best-known barometer of the U.S. stock market. 1. When was the Dow Jones industrial average first published? 2. What's the lowest recorded closing level for the Dow? 3. Has the Dow...
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January 04, 2018 - 4:13 pm
As the Dow Jones industrial average crosses 25,000 points for the first time, see how well you know the oldest and best-known barometer of the U.S. stock market. 1. When was the Dow Jones industrial average first published? 2. What's the lowest recorded closing level for the Dow? 3. Has the Dow...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2017, file photo, Donald Glover, who goes by the stage name Childish Gambino, performs at the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York. Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town and Pink will perform at the 60th Grammy Awards, which will also feature Broadway musical tributes by Patti LuPone and Ben Platt in honor of the show’s return to New York City. The Recording Academy announced Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, the first round of performers for the Jan. 28 awards show, held live from Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
January 04, 2018 - 11:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, Little Big Town and Pink will perform at the 60th Grammy Awards, which will also feature Broadway musical tributes by Patti LuPone and Ben Platt in honor of the show's return to New York City. The Recording Academy announced Thursday the first round of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2017 file photo, Emma Portner, left, and Ellen Page arrive at the world premiere of "Flatliners" at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. Page has married Portner, her publicist confirms. Page, 30, first posted the news on Instagram Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, with a photo of the couple’s hands wearing wedding bands on their ring fingers. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
January 03, 2018 - 4:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen Page is now a married woman. The 30-year-old star of "Juno," ''Inception" and the recent remake of "Flatliners" wed Emma Portner, who teaches contemporary jazz at the Broadway Dance Center in New York. Page first posted the news Wednesday on Instagram in a photo of the couple'...
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People celebrate New Year as confetti fall down after the countdown to midnight in Times Square during New Year's celebrations, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Go Nakamura)
January 02, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The year on Broadway came to a very sparkly end for theater producers as many shows recorded their most profitable weeks ever despite theater-goers facing bitter cold and some eye-popping ticket prices. Ten shows last week earned more than $2 million, led by "Hamilton," ''The Lion...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2011, file photo, choreographer Peter Martins attends a New York City Ballet's gala opening night in New York. Martins, the longtime leader of the New York City Ballet, is retiring in the midst of an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct. The New York Times reports Martins wrote a letter to the company's board of directors on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, announcing his retirement. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
January 02, 2018 - 12:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime leader of the New York City Ballet is retiring in the midst of an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct by him. Peter Martins wrote a letter to the company's board of directors on Monday announcing his retirement, saying the scandal had "exacted a painful...
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FILE- In this April 11, 1963, file photo, standing from left, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, and Richard Deacon, and Dick Van Dyke, right, gather around Carl Reiner, in barber chair during a rehearsal of an episode for the "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Family spokesman Harlan Boll said Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She was 94. (AP Photo/David F. Smith, File)
December 29, 2017 - 7:29 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rose Marie chafed at being a supporting player in the shadow of Mary Tyler Moore's fetching suburban housewife on "The Dick Van Dyke Show." But it was as feisty comedy writer Sally Rogers that Marie stretched the narrow confines of how women were portrayed on TV in the mid-20th...
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FILE- In this April 11, 1963, file photo, standing from left, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, and Richard Deacon, and Dick Van Dyke, right, gather around Carl Reiner, in barber chair during a rehearsal of an episode for the "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Family spokesman Harlan Boll said Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She was 94. (AP Photo/David F. Smith, File)
December 28, 2017 - 8:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rose Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and a show business lifer who began as a bobbed-hair child star in vaudeville and worked for nearly a century in theater, radio, TV and movies, died Thursday. She was 94. Marie had been resting in bed at her...
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