Theater

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017 file photo, Australian actor Geoffrey Rush poses with his 'Berlinale Camera Award' wich he received prior to the screening of the film 'Final Portrait' at the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. The Sydney Theatre Company says it received a complaint of “inappropriate behavior” against Rush, an allegation lawyers for the Oscar winner denied. The company wasn’t disclosing details of the behavior alleged to have occurred while the 66-year-old Australian actor was an employee. Media reports say the allegation dated from the theater’s production of “King Lear,” about two years ago. His lawyers deny Rush was involved in inappropriate behavior. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
November 30, 2017 - 10:52 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A leading Australian theater company said Friday it had received a complaint of "inappropriate behavior" against Geoffrey Rush, an allegation lawyers for the Oscar winner denied. The Sydney Theatre Company was not disclosing details of the allegations, which reports said...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, playwright-screenwriter Israel Horovitz attends the premiere of "My Old Lady" in New York. Horovitz, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, has departed from the Gloucester Stage Company. The Massachusetts-based theater announced Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, that Horovitz had left after officials there confronted him about a New York Times story detailing on-the-record allegations. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
November 30, 2017 - 6:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning playwright-screenwriter Israel Horovitz, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, has departed from the Gloucester Stage Company. The Massachusetts-based theater announced Thursday that Horovitz had left after officials there confronted him about a New York...
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This image released by Amazon Studios shows Kate Winslet in a scene from "Wonder Wheel." (Jessica Miglio/Amazon Studios via AP)
November 29, 2017 - 12:25 pm
The great playwright Eugene O'Neill looms as large over Woody Allen's latest film as the giant Ferris wheel that dominates the movie's Coney Island setting. It's not exactly clear whether "Wonder Wheel " is an ambitious homage to O'Neill or a blatant theft of his work. Either way, it will be hard...
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This combination photo shows, from left, Leonard Cohen, Glen Campbell, Carrie Fisher, Chris Cornell and Gregg Allman who are among the deceased nominees for various Grammy Awards. (AP Photo/File)
November 28, 2017 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Thirteen things worth noting about Tuesday's nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards: _____ THIS IS NOT #OSCARSSOWHITE The Recording Academy is ensuring black or Latino artists will win big at the show next year: only three white acts are nominated in the top four categories. Black...
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This photo shows the federal courthouse in New York, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Jury selection is scheduled to begin in the trial of Halkbank Deputy CEO Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a top executive for a state-run bank in Turkey, accused of conspiring to help Iran evade economic sanctions. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 28, 2017 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Iran sanctions trial of a Turkish banker (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A U.S. prosecutor says Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab has pleaded guilty to charges and will reveal at a New York trial how he helped Iran evade U.S. sanctions in an "economic jihad." Assistant...
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This Nov. 20, 2017 photo shows actor Denzel Washington posing for a portrait in New York to promote his latest film, "Roman J. Israel, Esq." (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)
November 22, 2017 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better. In Dan Gilroy's "Roman J. Israel, Esq.," Washington has challenged himself with one of his most complicated and singular roles. The title character (played by Washington) is a veteran...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, Pink performs "Just Give Me a Reason" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Pink's performance will be highlighted in “Grammys’ Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special” airing Friday on CBS. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
November 22, 2017 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake has had plenty of highlights in his glittering career but not many people know he helped save the Grammy Awards in 2009. That was the year Chris Brown, accused of beating up his girlfriend Rihanna the night before, abruptly dropped out as a performer just hours...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 1997, file photo, Earle Hyman poses before an induction to the Theater Hall of Fame at the Gershwin Theatre in New York. Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died. Strohl, a representative for The Actors Fund, says that Hyman died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 91. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm, File)
November 19, 2017 - 4:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Earle Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on "The Cosby Show," has died. Jordan Strohl, a representative for The Actors Fund, says that Hyman died Friday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 91...
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FILE - In this June 4, 1978 file photo, actress Ann Wedgeworth poses at Sardi's restaurant following the 32nd Annual Tony Awards in New York City where she won best actress in a featured role for her performance in "Chapter Two." Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died in New York at age 83. (AP Photo/File)
November 18, 2017 - 9:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said. Wedgeworth landed her first...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2017 file photo, Kevin Spacey arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of allegations in other American industries, as well as the political arena, are reaching far beyond U.S. borders. Emboldened by the women, and men, who have spoken up, the "Weinstein Effect" is rippling across the globe. London was for many years a base for actor Spacey, who served as artistic director of the Old Vic theater from 2004 until 2015. The allegations of sexual harassment that have surfaced in recent weeks, including some during his tenure at the Old Vic, have cast a pall over his tenure. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 16, 2017 - 11:39 am
LONDON (AP) — London's Old Vic Theatre said Thursday it has received 20 allegations of inappropriate behavior by its former artistic director Kevin Spacey, and acknowledged that a "cult of personality" around the Hollywood star had made it difficult for people to come forward. The London theater...
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