Theater

This combination photo shows upcoming releases, from left, "What Happened," by Hillary Rodham Clinton, from Simon & Schuster, Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery," by Scott Kelly, from Knopf, "Origin," a novel by Dan Brown from Doubleday, Sleeping Beauties," a novel by Stephen King and Owen King from Scribner and "Turtles All the Way Down." by John Green from Penguin. (AP Photo)
August 30, 2017 - 2:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As the book world's most literary season approaches, the industry still awaits the year's big literary publication. While critics have celebrated Mohsin Hamid's "Exit West," George Saunders' "Lincoln in the Bardo" and other works, no 2017 releases have approached the sales or the...
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This combination photo shows upcoming releases, from left, "What Happened," by Hillary Rodham Clinton, from Simon & Schuster, Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery," by Scott Kelly, from Knopf, "Origin," a novel by Dan Brown from Doubleday, Sleeping Beauties," a novel by Stephen King and Owen King from Scribner and "Turtles All the Way Down." by John Green from Penguin. (AP Photo)
August 30, 2017 - 2:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As the book world's most literary season approaches, the industry still awaits the year's big literary publication. While critics have celebrated Mohsin Hamid's "Exit West," George Saunders' "Lincoln in the Bardo" and other works, no 2017 releases have approached the sales or the...
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This image released by Epix shows Ray Romano, left, and Chris O’Dowd in "Get Shorty," airing Sundays on Epix. (Justin Lubin/Epix via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 8:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Those looking to spend quality time with Chris O'Dowd, who made a splash as the endearingly patient cop in "Bridesmaids," have plenty of chances now and later. There's his role as hit man and aspiring movie producer Miles Daly in Epix's critically acclaimed "Get Shorty," (10 p.m...
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This image released by Epix shows Chris O’Dowd in "Get Shorty," airing Sundays on Epix. (Ursula Coyote/Epix via AP)
August 24, 2017 - 3:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Those looking to spend quality time with Chris O'Dowd, who made a splash as the endearingly patient cop in "Bridesmaids," have plenty of chances now and later. There's his role as hit man and aspiring movie producer Miles Daly in Epix's critically acclaimed "Get Shorty," (10 p.m...
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August 23, 2017 - 5:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah is upholding a "Daily Show" tradition: He's a nominee for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. The Comedy Central host's memoir "Born a Crime" was among three finalists prize officials announced Wednesday. The other nominees for the $5,000 honor are playwright-...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2003 file photo, Thomas Meehan, left, and Mark O'Donnell pose with their Tony awards for best book of a Musical for "Hairspray" during the 57th Annual Tony Awards at New York's Radio City Music Hall. On Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, Martin Charnin said that Meehan, the three-time Tony Award-winning book writer, has died. Meehan was 88. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
August 22, 2017 - 6:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Three-time Tony Award-winning book writer Thomas Meehan, best known for transforming the Little Orphan Annie cartoon strip into the smash Broadway musical "Annie," has died at age 88. Meehan, who had been ill for about five months and had undergone surgery, died at his home in...
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FILE - In a Oct. 16, 1977 file photo, comedian Jerry Lewis cuts up during a haircut for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Lewis was given a $250,000, the promissory note stipulating that he get his hair trimmed. Lewis, the comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Las Vegas, according to his publicist. He was 91. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin, File)
August 21, 2017 - 4:15 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood. Through ups and downs in popularity, health troubles and weight fluctuations and the sorts of seismic shifts that take place over decades in the entertainment industry, Lewis always figured out a way to battle...
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FILE - In a Oct. 16, 1977 file photo, comedian Jerry Lewis cuts up during a haircut for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Lewis was given a $250,000, the promissory note stipulating that he get his hair trimmed. Lewis, the comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Las Vegas, according to his publicist. He was 91. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin, File)
August 21, 2017 - 12:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood. Through ups and downs in popularity, health troubles and weight fluctuations and the sorts of seismic shifts that take place over decades in the entertainment industry, Lewis always figured out a way to battle...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2005, file photo, longtime host Jerry Lewis performs during the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lewis, the comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died. Lewis died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, according to his publicist. He was 91. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
August 20, 2017 - 10:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2005, file photo, longtime host Jerry Lewis performs during the Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lewis, the comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died. Lewis died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, according to his publicist. He was 91. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
August 20, 2017 - 9:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy...
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