Theater

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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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 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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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2017 photo, Will Smith poses for photographers upon arrival at the European premiere of the Netflix film 'Bright' in London. Smith is at it again as a sci-fi cop in the new Netflix film “Bright.” The film, in select theaters and on Netflix starting Dec. 22, has not been well reviewed. No matter. Smith said at the Dec. 13 Los Angeles premiere he no longer considers each project as make or break. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
December 21, 2017 - 3:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Just money. Lots of money." So goes Will Smith's tongue-in-cheek summation of why he took on what has turned into one of the worst reviewed films of the season, the big-budget Netflix release "Bright." The seasoned film cop and science fiction star does it all over again,...
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This image released by Netflix shows Will Smith, left, and Joel Edgerton in a scene from, "Bright." (Matt Kennedy/Netflix via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 8:00 pm
That old Hollywood standby, the venerable buddy cop movie, may have met its anguished demise this holiday season. Will Smith just killed it. Virtually every permutation of the genre has been done — we've seen black cops teamed up with white cops, black cops with black cops, white cops and other...
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