Theater

August 19, 2017 - 10:54 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The wife of renowned Polish-U.S. playwright and screenwriter Janusz Glowacki says he has died at 78. Popular in New York and Polish artistic and intellectual circles, Glowacki was the author of award-winning plays "Antigone in New York" and "The Fourth Sister," which set...
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August 14, 2017 - 1:55 pm
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Donald Trump may not be planning to visit the United Kingdom this year but he's become a very popular figure in Scotland's capital. Performers at this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival — an annual buffet of hundreds of standup, theater and musical offerings — are roasting...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2016, file photo Bruce Springsteen performs during a Hillary Clinton campaign event at Independence Mall in Philadelphia. Springsteen plans to make his Broadway debut onstage this fall at the Walter Kerr Theatre in a solo show in which he performs songs from his career, interspersed with readings of his best-selling memoir “Born to Run.” “Springsteen on Broadway” begins previews Oct. 3, 2017, ahead of an Oct. 12 opening. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 09, 2017 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boss is coming to Broadway — but he's ditching the E Street Band. Bruce Springsteen said Wednesday on his website that he plans to make his Broadway debut onstage this fall at the Walter Kerr Theatre in a solo show in which he performs songs from his career, interspersed with...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2013 file photo, Barbara Cook arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner in Washington. Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
August 08, 2017 - 4:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. Cook died early Tuesday of respiratory failure at her home in Manhattan, surrounded by family and...
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FILE - This July 17, 2017 file photo shows Maya Rudolph from the cast of "The Emoji Movie" in New York. The Fox network has cast Rudolph to help lead the live TV musical "A Christmas Story" this winter. The “Saturday Night Live” veteran and star of “Bridesmaids” will play the mother of 9-year old Ralphie Parker, the boy at the center of the musical who dreams of landing an air rifle for Christmas. The show will air Dec. 17. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
August 08, 2017 - 1:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network has cast Maya Rudolph to help lead the live TV musical "A Christmas Story" this winter. The "Saturday Night Live" veteran and star of "Bridesmaids" will play the mother of 9-year-old Ralphie Parker, the boy at the center of the musical who dreams of landing an air...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2013 file photo, Barbara Cook arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner in Washington. Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
August 08, 2017 - 11:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. Cook died early Tuesday of respiratory failure at her home in Manhattan, surrounded by family and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2013 file photo, Barbara Cook arrives at the State Department for the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner in Washington. Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
August 08, 2017 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Cook, whose shimmering soprano made her one of Broadway's leading ingenues and later a major cabaret and concert interpreter of popular American song, has died. She was 89. Cook died early Tuesday of respiratory failure at her home in Manhattan, surrounded by family and...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 10, 2017, file photo, Amy Schumer arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Snatched" at the Regency Village Theatre. The actress and comedian will star in Steve Martin's four-person comedy “Meteor Shower” at the Booth Theatre starting in November. It’s about two couples who get together to observe the celestial event that inspires the title. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 07, 2017 - 10:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amy Schumer and Steve Martin are teaming up for laughs — on Broadway. The actress and comedian will star in Martin's four-person comedy "Meteor Shower" at the Booth Theatre starting in November. It's about two couples who get together to observe the celestial event that inspires the...
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August 04, 2017 - 3:44 pm
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Music fans are making their annual pilgrimage to the Newport Jazz Festival, which has a lineup that includes Bela Fleck, Snarky Puppy and The Roots. Friday is the first day of the three-day event. Performers include saxophonist Maceo Parker and actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr...
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In this still image from video, actor Tom Wopat stands during arraignment Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Waltham, Mass., on indecent assault and battery and drug possession charges. Wopat who played Luke Duke on the 1980s television show "The Dukes of Hazzard" pleaded not guilty to the charges. Wopat, 65, was arrested on Wednesday night as he was leaving rehearsal for a performance of "42nd Street." (WCVB-TV via AP, Pool)
August 03, 2017 - 4:46 pm
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The actor who played Luke Duke on the 1980s television show "The Dukes of Hazzard" pleaded not guilty on Thursday to grabbing the buttocks of a female member of the cast of a musical he was supposed to appear in. Tom Wopat was released on $1,000 bail and was told to stay away...
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