Theater

April 18, 2019 - 10:32 am
LONDON (AP) — In a story April 17 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously that Michael Palin is 65 and Terry Gilliam is 68. Palin is 75 and Gilliam is 78. A corrected version of the story is below: Monty Python celebrate 'Life of Brian,' honor ailing Jones Celebrations for the 40th...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 1992, file photo, Mary Tyler Moore, right, is joined by former "Mary Tyler Moore Show" co-star Georgia Engel, left, who played Georgette, at New York's Russian Tea Room, as the two reunited during an Emmy Awards screening party Moore hosted at the famous New York restaurant. Engel died Friday, April 12, 2019, in Princeton, N.J., at age 70. (AP Photo/Malcolm Clarke, File)
April 16, 2019 - 10:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and amassed a string of other TV and stage credits, has died. She was 70. Engel died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, said her friend and executor, John Quilty. The cause of...
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Dana Canedy, the new administrator of The Pulitzer Prizes, make announcement of winners Monday April 15, 2019, in New York. A team of Associated Press journalists has won a Pulitzer Prize in international reporting for their work documenting torture, graft and starvation in Yemen's brutal civil war. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 15, 2019 - 6:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 7 p.m. Reuters' leaders say they're proud that the news service won Pulitzer Prizes for international reporting and breaking news photography, but they're dismayed that two reporters are in prison for their award-winning work...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2019, file photo, Hong Kong actors Chan Hung-chun, right, and Lung Koon-tin, dressed as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, pose during a press conference to promote their upcoming Chinese opera "Trump on Show" in Hong Kong. President Trump is the inspiration for "Trump on Show," a four-day Cantonese opera that reimagines the president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in China. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
April 14, 2019 - 4:49 am
HONG KONG (AP) — With the blond wig and red tie, the star of the Cantonese opera in Hong Kong may look familiar. The Chinese actor and singer has the lead role in "Trump on Show," a four-day comedic opera reimagining the U.S. president's personal life and his fictional twin brother who lives in...
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April 09, 2019 - 5:25 pm
STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge has ruled that three teenagers charged in connection with a fire that destroyed a Connecticut theater will be treated as adults. The American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford was built in 1955, and Katharine Hepburn, Christopher Plummer, James Earl Jones and other...
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April 08, 2019 - 2:19 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Two Connecticut teenagers have been arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed a historic theater where Katharine Hepburn, Christopher Plummer, James Earl Jones and other stars performed. Police say the teens, ages 18 and 17, were charged with arson Monday for...
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Kyle Soller with the Best Actor award and Patsy Ferran with the Best Actress award, at the Olivier Awards ceremony in London, Sunday April 7, 2019. Spanish-British actress Patsy Ferran was crowned best actress for her performance in "Summer and Smoke" as a woman consumed by love, and Kyle Soller is awarded for his work in "The Inheritance," an epic but intimate story of modern gay lives. (Ian West/PA via AP)
April 07, 2019 - 5:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — "The Inheritance", an epic drama about gay lives in New York, and musicals "Come From Away" and "Company" were the big winners at British theater's Olivier Awards on Sunday, receiving four trophies apiece. "Come From Away," inspired by a small Canadian town that sheltered thousands of...
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Actor Tom Hiddleston, from left, actors Zawe Ashton, Patsy Ferran and Charlie Cox pose for photographers backstage at the Olivier Awards in London, Sunday, April 7, 2019. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
April 07, 2019 - 4:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Olivier Awards honoring London stage productions (all times local): 9:10 p.m. "Come From Away" has been named best new musical at Britain's Olivier stage awards. The show about a small Newfoundland town that sheltered thousands of stranded airline passengers after...
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In this March 30, 2019 photo, The University of Michigan's School of Music, Theater and Dance perform "Flint" during a technical rehearsal at the Arthur Miller Theater in Ann Arbor, Mich. The new play at U of M tells the story of the Flint water crisis through the voices of residents, activists, scientists and politicians. It will premiere on Thursday, April 4, 2019, and run for two weeks. (Roger Hart/UM Photography via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 3:49 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Flint water crisis has been the subject of several documentaries and even a network drama, but now the issue is taking center stage in a new play at the University of Michigan. Playwright Jose? Casas spent nearly three years interviewing more than 80 people in order to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2014, file photo, Iranian actor Jamshid Mashayekhi delivers his speech during the presentation ceremony for the Iranian national soccer team's new kit for the upcoming Brazil 2014 World Cup in a hotel in Tehran, Iran. Iranian media are reporting that veteran film and theater actor Mashayekhi has died at age 84. The report Tuesday, April 2, 2019, by the semi-official ISNA news agency says Mashayekhi died in a hospital in Tehran after a lengthy illness. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
April 02, 2019 - 4:00 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media are reporting that veteran film and theater actor Jamshid Mashayekhi has died at age 84. A Tuesday report by the semi-official ISNA news agency says Mashayekhi died in a hospital in Tehran after a lengthy illness. He had been occasionally hospitalized in recent...
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