Stagecraft

Ruth E. Carter accepts the career achievement award as Danai Gurira, from right, and Halle Berry look on at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 20, 2019 - 10:37 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Ruth E. Carter may be receiving Oscar recognition for her costume designer work on "Black Panther," but she told a packed room at the Costume Guild Awards on Tuesday night that she has created wardrobes for other superheroes throughout her illustrious career. "After...
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This Jan. 15, 2019 photo shows renderings of fashions created by Oscar nominated costume designer Ruth E. Carter for the film "Black Panther," in Los Angeles. Carter will also be honored for her illustrious career at the 21st annual Costume Designers Guild Awards on Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 17, 2019 - 10:24 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruth E. Carter is a black woman blazing a trail as a costume designer in a film industry with not many who look like her. But through her upcoming career achievement award and Oscar nomination for her Afro-futuristic wardrobes in the superhero film "Black Panther," Carter...
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This image released by Fox Searchlight Films shows Olivia Colman in a scene from the film "The Favourite." On Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, the film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Feb. 24, 2019. (Atsushi Nishijima/Fox Searchlight Films via AP)
January 22, 2019 - 6:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Favourite" with a leading 10 nominations for the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination...
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FILE - This Jan. 19, 2012 file photo shows a Broadway street sign in New York. Fans of show tunes are getting another place to get their fix now that iHeartRadio has launched a Broadway channel and digital hub. iHeartRadio Broadway on Monday started offering streaming music from Broadway shows and a companion website will offer news, videos, interviews and podcasts. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
January 07, 2019 - 3:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The labor union representing theatrical performers is demanding that its members no longer participate in any developmental stage work with commercial producers, putting Broadway's pipeline of new musicals and plays under threat. Actors' Equity, which represents more than 51,000...
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December 12, 2018 - 6:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An auction of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia has earned more than $1.6 million, including $120,000 paid for a touring version of the actress' iconic white dress from "The Seven Year Itch." Profiles in History on Wednesday morning announced the results of the "Essentially Marilyn"...
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FILE - In this March, 20, 2018, file photo, renowned costume designer Ruth Carter, who has designed for films including "Roots" and "Black Panther," introduces a new retrospective fashion exhibition, Heros & Sheros: A Ruth E. Carter Costume Exhibition at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh. Carter, the creator of numerous Hollywood films, will receive the career achievement award at next year's Costume Designers Guild Awards. The guild announced Tuesday, Oct. 23, that the two-time Academy Award nominee will receive the honor at the 21st annual ceremony held on February 19 in Beverly Hills, California. (Jessie Wardarski/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File)
October 23, 2018 - 12:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruth E. Carter, the creator of the stunning costumes of "Black Panther" and numerous other Hollywood films, will receive the career achievement award at next year's Costume Designers Guild Awards. The guild announced Tuesday that the two-time Academy Award nominee will receive...
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un wave from a car during a parade through a street in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP)
September 18, 2018 - 8:14 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was searching for the perfect propaganda set piece, something designed to show his people that he's a strong leader pushing inexorably for the long-delayed, long-promised prosperity they deserve, then visiting South Korean President Moon...
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June 29, 2018 - 8:39 am
Gowns and ensembles worn by Carol Burnett, Cher and Raquel Welch are going up on the auction block. The clothing was created by 78-year-old fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie, who has been honored for his work in motion pictures, television and the fashion industry. Julien's Auctions says the...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, illusionist David Copperfield appears in court in Las Vegas. The jury is due to hear closing arguments Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in a lawsuit brought by Gavin Cox, blaming Las Vegas Strip headliner Copperfield for injuries he received taking part in a signature vanishing act in November 2013. Cox and his wife are suing Copperfield, the MGM Grand hotel and several business entities for negligence and monetary damages. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 30, 2018 - 4:53 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Illusionist David Copperfield was found negligent but not financially responsible for a British tourist's injuries during a signature vanishing act that used participants from the audience of a Las Vegas Strip show in 2013, a jury said Tuesday. Gavin Cox and his wife, Minh-Hahn Cox...
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May 18, 2018 - 1:19 pm
LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Costumes play a leading role as movies transport viewers to other times, open doors to foreign cultures, and imagine wars in distant galaxies. Now, some of those ensembles are on display for the first time in "Creating the Illusion: Costumes & Characters from the...
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