Theater

September 07, 2017 - 3:32 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The NFL season opens tonight in Foxborough, Massachusetts, with Tom Brady and the Patriots hosting Kansas City. Before the game, the Patriots will raise their Super Bowl championship banner in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. (AP) — The NFL will...
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This image released by HBO shows James Franco portraying twins Vincent and Frankie Martino in, "The Deuce," a new HBO series about Times Square in the early 1970s. (HBO via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 12:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — You don't have to look far to find a New Yorker who beefs about what 42nd Street has become. That stretch between Eighth Avenue and Broadway just off Times Square: It's now a frothy family friendly cauldron of theaters, eateries and other tourist draws that many natives denounce as...
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This image released by HBO shows James Franco portraying twins Vincent and Frankie Martino in, "The Deuce," a new HBO series about Times Square in the early 1970s. (HBO via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — You don't have to look far to find a New Yorker who beefs about what 42nd Street has become. That stretch between Eighth Avenue and Broadway just off Times Square: It's now a frothy family friendly cauldron of theaters, eateries and other tourist draws that many natives denounce as...
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September 07, 2017 - 10:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Theatre says its acclaimed production of "Angels in America" is heading to Broadway. Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane lead the cast of Tony Kushner's "gay fantasia on national themes," which opens at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York for 18 weeks beginning Feb. 23...
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In this undated handout photo, actor Moayed al-Nefaei performs in the Saudi short film "Wasati," or "Moderate." Saudi Arabia has no movie theaters, but young Saudi filmmakers are on course to change that. As the kingdom cautiously embraces greater forms of entertainment, local filmmakers are creating a new frontier in Saudi art, using the internet to screen films and pushing boundaries of expression -- often with surprise backing from top royals. (Telfaz11 via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 6:32 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With daring filmmakers, untold stories and entertainment-starved young people, Saudi Arabia has all the makings of a local movie industry — except for theaters. As the traditionally austere kingdom cautiously embraces more forms of entertainment, local filmmakers...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, celebrates after beating Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason Decrow)
September 06, 2017 - 8:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal was honest as can be before the U.S. Open when asked whether he hoped to face Roger Federer in the semifinals at the only Grand Slam tournament where they've never met. The answer, the No. 1-seeded Nadal said, was no — because he'd rather go up against someone easier to...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at Stand Up For Heroes in New York. Springsteen will appear in a solo show in which he performs songs from his career, interspersed with readings of his best-selling memoir "Born to Run." It opens on Broadway on Oct. 12 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
September 05, 2017 - 12:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On Broadway over the next few months, you can catch a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a pair of big-name comedians, a "Downton Abbey" star and an appearance by Squidward in human form. Here's a look at some of the highlights of the first half of the 2017-18 Broadway season...
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Russia's theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov waits for the start of hearings in a court in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. Serebrennikov is suspected of embezzling 68 million rubles ($1.1 million) of government funds that were earmarked for a production at his theater, the Investigative Committee, which looks into high-profile crimes, said in a statement. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
September 04, 2017 - 9:04 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court ruled Monday to keep arguably Russia's most revered contemporary theater and film director under house arrest, in a criminal case that has fueled fears of a revival of Soviet era-like crackdown on the arts. The Moscow City Court turned down Kirill Serebrennikov's appeal...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2004 file photo, comedian Shelley Berman, who has a role in the new film "Meet the Fockers," poses at the premiere of the film in Universal City, Calif. Berman, whose groundbreaking routines in the 1950s and 1960s addressed the annoyances of everyday life, has died. He was 92. Publicist Glenn Schwartz says Berman died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at his home in Bell Canyon, Calif. He was 92. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
September 01, 2017 - 4:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Shelley Berman, who won gold records and appeared on top television shows in the 1950s and 1960s delivering wry monologues about the annoyances of everyday life, has died. He was 92. Berman died Friday at his home in Bell Canyon, California, from complications from...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2004 file photo, comedian Shelley Berman, who has a role in the new film "Meet the Fockers," poses at the premiere of the film in Universal City, Calif. Berman, whose groundbreaking routines in the 1950s and 1960s addressed the annoyances of everyday life, has died. He was 92. Publicist Glenn Schwartz says Berman died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at his home in Bell Canyon, Calif. He was 92. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
September 01, 2017 - 11:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Shelley Berman, who won gold records and appeared on top television shows in the 1950s and 1960s delivering wry monologues about the annoyances of everyday life, has died. He was 92. Berman died Friday at his home in Bell Canyon, California, from complications from...
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