Performing arts

In this Thursday, May 25, 2017, photo, traffic makes it's way down Seventh Avenue in New York's Times Square. The attack that killed an 18-year-old woman and injured 20 other people in Times Square is spurring calls to ban cars from the famed "crossroads of the world." Eight years after Broadway became a pedestrian-only zone at Times Square, some city officials and others say the vehicle restrictions should be expanded to include Seventh Avenue. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
May 31, 2017 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to get cars out of the Crossroads of the World? The vehicle rampage that killed a teenage tourist in New York's Times Square this month has prompted conversations whether the city should still be allowing cars, cabs and trucks to cruise down the neon-lit blocks where huge...
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This image released by Showtime shows Melissa Leo as Goldie in the new series, "I'm Dying Up Here," about a circa-1970s L.A. comedy club. (Justina Mintz/Showtime via AP)
May 31, 2017 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dying is easy. Playing the owner of a circa-1970s L.A. comedy club — THAT'S hard. "But when I say that it was hard and that it was a reach for me, I mean: Those are the things that interested me as an actor," says Melissa Leo, who stars as Goldie, the tough-love gatekeeper to fame...
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In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017 photo, laborer Fred Marrero, of Cranston, R.I., carries a ladder through a door frame in the Newport Opera House, in Newport, R.I. Vacant for years, the Newport Opera House is being restored and reopened. The nonprofit group that owns it hopes to make it into a centerpiece of live performance in the resort town already known for its jazz and folk festivals. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 29, 2017 - 1:17 pm
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — In its heyday, the stage at Newport's Opera House hosted everything from performances of vaudeville and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show to appearances by abolitionists such as Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Now, one of the nation's oldest opera houses is undergoing...
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Police stand guard outside Wembley Stadium ahead of the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea, in London, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
May 27, 2017 - 12:10 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in Manchester, England (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Police say nothing suspicious has been found at London's Old Vic Theatre after a security alert prompted the evacuation of cast and audience in the middle of a performance. Theatergoers...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017 file photo, Brendon Urie performs at the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Urie takes over the role of Charlie Price for a 10-week run in the popular musical "Kinky Boots" about a staid British shoe factory on the brink of ruin that retrofits itself into a maker of footwear for drag queens. Urie will appear in the show through Aug. 6. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 26, 2017 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As Brendon Urie readies to make his Broadway debut Friday night in "Kinky Boots," the Panic! At the Disco frontman expressed condolences to the victims of the deadly attack at a concert in England, vowing never to give in to terror. "I want to make it known that I'm never going to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017 file photo, Brendon Urie performs at the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Urie takes over the role of Charlie Price for a 10-week run in the popular musical "Kinky Boots" about a staid British shoe factory on the brink of ruin that retrofits itself into a maker of footwear for drag queens. Urie will appear in the show through Aug. 6. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 26, 2017 - 11:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As Brendon Urie readies to make his Broadway debut Friday night in "Kinky Boots," the Panic! At the Disco frontman expressed condolences to the victims of the deadly attack at a concert in England, vowing never to give in to terror. "I want to make it known that I'm never going to...
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FILE - In this April 6, 1962 file photo, socialite-actress Dina Merrill models the gown she will wear at the Academy Awards presentation in Los Angeles. Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become an actress, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at age 93. (AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian, File)
May 23, 2017 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become a movie star, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93. Merrill, raised in part on the Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida now owned by President Donald Trump, died Monday,...
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Actress Emma Thompson, from left, director Noah Baumbach, actors Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman, Adam Sandler and Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos pose for photographers during the photo call for the film The Meyerowitz Stories at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)
May 22, 2017 - 1:25 pm
CANNES, France (AP) — This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in catcalls and applause, and some of the biggest names in cinema staking out their positions. As the world's largest and most prestigious film festival, Cannes...
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In this Saturday, May 20, 2017, photo provided by NBC, Russell Horning dances on stage alongside Katy Perry during her performance of "Swish Swish" on "Saturday Night Live" in New York. Horning, an Instagram dancing sensation has gone from online to on-air after Perry invited him to show off his moves during her “Saturday Night Live” performance. (Will Heath/NBC via AP)
May 22, 2017 - 9:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A teen Instagram dancing sensation has gone from online to on-air after Katy Perry invited him to show off his moves during her "Saturday Night Live" performance this weekend. Fifteen-year-old Russell Horning took the "SNL" stage during Perry's performance of her new single "Swish...
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Hosts Ludacris, left, and Vanessa Hudgens speak at the Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
May 21, 2017 - 11:14 pm
The Latest on the 2017 Billboard Music Awards at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Actress and singer Cher served up her greatest songs and fashions during her performance at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. This year's Icon Award recipient delivered a Las Vegas-...
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