Theater

FILE - In this June 15, 2008 file photo, actor Tom Wopat arrives at the 62nd Annual Tony Awards in New York. Wopat, 65, who played Luke Duke in the 1980s television show "The Dukes of Hazzard," is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Waltham, Mass., District Court. on indecent assault and battery, and drug charges. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file)
August 03, 2017 - 3:44 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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FILE - In this June 15, 2008 file photo, actor Tom Wopat arrives at the 62nd Annual Tony Awards in New York. Wopat, 65, who played Luke Duke in the 1980s television show "The Dukes of Hazzard," is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Waltham, Mass., District Court. on indecent assault and battery, and drug charges. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file)
August 03, 2017 - 3:27 pm
WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on groping accusations against "The Dukes of Hazzard" star Tom Wopat (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Prosecutors say the actor who played Luke Duke on the 1980s television show "The Dukes of Hazzard" walked behind a female cast member during a rehearsal for a show in...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 28, 2016 file photo, the Palace Theatre in London shows advertising for the new Harry Potter play. The lead actors from the acclaimed London production of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" are joining the show on Broadway. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
August 03, 2017 - 5:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The lead actors from the acclaimed London production of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" are boarding the Hogwarts Express for Broadway. The cast for the New York production includes Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley, who played the adult Harry, Hermione and Ron in the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2011 file photo, actor-writer Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York. A new documentary “California Typewriter” captures the lauded playwright happy and in his element: writing. Shepard died of complications from ALS, Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
August 01, 2017 - 3:49 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Shepard is gone, but a new documentary "California Typewriter " captures the lauded playwright happy and in his element at work. In a clip released Tuesday by Gravitas Ventures, Shepard, who died Thursday at age 73, says he never got along with the computer screen and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2011 file photo, actor Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York. Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, died of complications from ALS, Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
August 01, 2017 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Old enough to see the rustic world of his childhood disappear, Sam Shepard was a new kind of man who brought a new kind of language to the American stage. In "True West," ''Buried Child" and other groundbreaking plays, Shepard's characters spoke with a rugged poetry and raw...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017 file photo, Tom Hiddleston arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Kong: Skull Island" at the Dolby Theatre. Thor" star Tom Hiddleston is to play Hamlet on the London stage _ but fans will need a bit of luck to get a ticket. Hiddleston is set to play the moody Danish prince for three-weeks in September at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's 180-seat theater, it was announced on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 01, 2017 - 7:51 am
LONDON (AP) — "Thor" star Tom Hiddleston is to play Hamlet on the London stage — but fans will need a bit of luck to get a ticket. Hiddleston is set to play the moody Danish prince for three weeks in September at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art's 180-seat theater. The production, directed by...
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This image released by Netflix shows Sam Shepard from the original series, "Bloodline." Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, died of complications from ALS, Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. (Saeed Ayani/Netflix via AP)
August 01, 2017 - 3:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Old enough to see the rustic world of his childhood disappear, Sam Shepard was a new kind of man who brought a new kind of language to the American stage. "In True West," ''Buried Child" and other groundbreaking plays, Shepard's characters spoke with a rugged poetry and raw...
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This image released by Netflix shows Sam Shepard from the original series, "Bloodline." Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, died of complications from ALS, Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. (Saeed Ayani/Netflix via AP)
July 31, 2017 - 11:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Reaction to the announcement Monday that actor-playwright Sam Shepard died last week at age 73: — "He moved on today? We lost one of the great ones. Great writer... Well, all right (points up) see you in the next one Sam." — Matthew McConaughey, visibly shaken after learning about...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2011 file photo, actor Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York. Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, died of complications from ALS, Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
July 31, 2017 - 8:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one really got to know Sam Shepard — and that was the way he seemed to like it. Despite dozens of blatantly personal plays to his name, movie stardom and the spotlight of celebrity and acclaim, Shepard remained throughout his life an inscrutable figure, an American myth in...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2011 file photo, actor Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York. Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, died of complications from ALS, Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
July 31, 2017 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was 73. Family spokesman Chris Boneau said Monday that Shepard died Thursday...
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