Theater

May 14, 2017 - 2:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing back its "must-see TV" Thursday franchise this fall with the revival of "Will & Grace," and by moving its heartwarming hit "This is Us" to the same night. The network announced its schedule Sunday, kicking off the annual week where broadcasters outline next...
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Soprano Renee Fleming looks to the audience during the curtain call for Richard Strauss' opera "Der Rosenkavalier" in New York on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Fleming retired the role of the Marschallin on Saturday after 22 years. (Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
May 14, 2017 - 12:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Renee Fleming sang the famous "Ja, ja" one last time, acknowledging the ascendancy of youth, and made a graceful exit from the stage. The 58-year-old soprano, the most well-known American classical singer, performed the Marschallin in Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier" for the final time...
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Soprano Renee Fleming looks to the audience during the curtain call for Richard Strauss' opera "Der Rosenkavalier" in New York on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Fleming retired the role of the Marschallin on Saturday after 22 years. (Jonathan Tichler/Metropolitan Opera via AP)
May 13, 2017 - 8:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Renee Fleming sang the famous "Ja, ja" one last time, acknowledging the ascendancy of youth, and made a graceful exit from the stage. The 58-year-old soprano, the most well-known American classical singer, performed the Marschallin in Strauss' "Der Rosenkavalier" for the final time...
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File- This Feb. 26, 2017, shows Justin Paul, left and Benj Pasek, right, accepting the award for best original song for "City of Stars" from "La La Land" at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The Fox network is getting in the Christmas spirit with its announcement Friday of "A Christmas Story," a live TV musical scheduled for December. Pasek and Paul, recent Tony Award nominees for the musical “Dear Evan Hansen,” and lyricists of “La La Land’s” Oscar-winning song, “City of Stars,” also scored “A Christmas Story: The Musical.” They will compose new songs for the television version.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 12, 2017 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network is getting in the Christmas spirit with its announcement Friday of "A Christmas Story," a live TV musical scheduled for December. The three-hour special is inspired by the film "A Christmas Story" and the Tony Award-nominated Broadway show, "A Christmas Story: The...
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May 12, 2017 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network is getting in the Christmas spirit with its announcement Friday of "A Christmas Story," a live TV musical scheduled for December. The three-hour special is inspired by the film "A Christmas Story" and the Tony Award-nominated Broadway show, "A Christmas Story: The...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016 file photo, J. K. Rowling attends the world premiere of "Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them" in New York. The stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will come to Broadway's The Lyric Theatre in the spring of 2018, producers said Thursday, May 4, 2017, with an opening set for April. The play recently won nine Olivier Awards in London, including best new play. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 04, 2017 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has become London's theater event of the year. Now Broadway will shortly be under its spell, too. Producers said Thursday that the show will come to The Lyric Theatre in the spring of 2018, with an opening set for April. The play...
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Rihanna attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition on Monday, May 1, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
May 02, 2017 - 6:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A thunderous drumbeat echoed through the cocktail reception at the Met Gala. Either an earthquake was hitting the Upper East Side of Manhattan, or the glittering assembly of guests was being called in to dinner. Hasan Minhaj, a correspondent on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," was...
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Col. Bruce Hampton performs at "Hampton 70," his all-star jam celebration of his 70th birthday Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Hampton, a musician, died after collapsing on stage at the end of the the star-studded birthday concert in his honor, authorities said. (Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 5:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts. Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-...
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Col. Bruce Hampton performs at "Hampton 70," his all-star jam celebration of his 70th birthday Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Hampton, a musician, died after collapsing on stage at the end of the the star-studded birthday concert in his honor, authorities said. (Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 4:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts. Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-...
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Col. Bruce Hampton performs at "Hampton 70," his all-star jam celebration of his 70th birthday Monday, May 1, 2017, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Hampton, a musician, died after collapsing on stage at the end of the the star-studded birthday concert in his honor, authorities said. (Melissa Ruggieri/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 2:19 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Col. Bruce Hampton slowly fell to his knees during the finale of his star-studded birthday concert, fans and musicians alike thought it was another one of his quirky performance acts. Fourteen-year-old guitar phenom Brandon "Taz" Niederauer tore into a blistering solo as the 70-...
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