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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Rita Moreno to attain rare ‘PEGOT’ status with addition of Peabody award by Associated Press

The 87-year-old will become the third person to win a Peabody, Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award.

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France faces blackface debate after Greek play blockaded by Associated Press

France is grappling with its own version of a blackface scandal, after activists blocked a theater performance at the Sorbonne university in Paris involving actors with black masks

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Hugh Jackman “very excited” to be heading back to Broadway by Associated Press

Hugh Jackman says he’s “very, very excited” to be coming back to Broadway as a classic roguish traveling salesman in The Music Man,” a play he first performed as a teenager

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Donny and Marie Osmond announce end of Las Vegas residency by Associated Press

It will be the end of an 11-year run.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Correction: Film-US story by Associated Press

Correction: Film-US story

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

James Corden returns to host the 2019 Tony Awards by Associated Press

Nominations will be announced April 30.

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James Corden tapped to host the 2019 Tony Awards by Associated Press

Corden previously hosted the televised awards ceremony in 2016.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Black Sox baseball opera ‘The Fix’ ready for its opening night by Associated Press

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of White Sox players conspiring to throw the 1919 World Series.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

‘Come From Away,’ ‘Company’ lead race for UK Olivier Awards by Associated Press

Musicals “Come From Away” and “Company” lead the race for Britain’s Olivier theater awards with nine nominations apiece

Linked From Washington Post at 10:55AM
Thursday, February 28, 2019

Harvard gets $100M donation for new arts, theater center by Associated Press

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University has received a $100 million donation to help build a new arts and performance space in Boston.

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New York City Ballet names new leaders, post-Peter Martins by Associated Press

The New York City Ballet has chosen two former dancers to lead the company after the scandal that ended with the retirement of artistic director Peter Martins

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Kenneth Lonergan wins inaugural PEN/Mike Nichols award by Associated Press

Filmmaker-playwright Kenneth Lonergan is the first recipient of a prize named for the late Mike Nichols

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Women perform in Harvard's Hasty Pudding theater group for first time by Associated Press

Women have begun performing alongside men for the first time in Harvard University's Hasty Pudding theater group

Linked From Boston Globe at 09:26AM
Saturday, February 16, 2019

Manhole fires force evacuation of NYC theater complex by Associated Press

A series of manhole fires have forced the evacuation of several theaters

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Reports: British Bolshoi dancer suspected of having cocaine by Associated Press

Russian news reports say police in Moscow suspect a British dancer with the renowned Bolshoi Ballet of possessing cocaine

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Actors who helped shape Broadway hits get share in profits by Associated Press

Performers who help develop successful Broadway shows will share in the profits under a landmark agreement between theater producers and the union representing actors

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'Wicked' movie musical to fly into theaters Christmas 2021 by Associated Press

Audiences will celebrate the witches of "Wicked" in the movie version of the stage musical when it arrives in theaters for Christmas 2021.        

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Russian actor, stage director Sergei Yursky dies at 83 by Associated Press

Sergei Yursky, a renowned Russian film and stage actor, who has been widely recognized as one of the most talented actors of his generation, has died

Linked From Washington Post at 10:42AM
Sunday, January 27, 2019

An actor in Fox's 'Rent' is injured and the show wasn't live by Associated Press

Brennin Hunt, who plays the role of rocker Roger Davis, broke his right foot during rehearsal.

Linked From Boston Globe at 09:31AM
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

A stage musical inspired by Michael Jackson's life and music is heading for Broadway by Associated Press

A stage musical inspired by Michael Jackson's life and music will premiere in Chicago later this year before heading to Broadway in 2020.        

Linked From USA Today at 08:18PM

Michael Jackson musical to premiere in Chicago before Broadway by Associated Press

“Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough” will begin pre-Broadway performances at Chicago’s Nederlander Theatre on Oct. 29 and run through Dec. 1.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Unknown Rachel Zegler is Maria in Spielberg’s ‘West Side’ by Associated Press

Steven Spielberg has cast an unknown 17-year-old from New Jersey to play Maria in his remake of “West Side Story”

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Shakespeare theater fire ‘heartbreaking’ by Associated Press

Investigators are seeking the cause of a fire that destroyed the historic American Shakespeare Theatre in Connecticut

Linked From Washington Post at 04:42PM
Friday, January 11, 2019

Aretha Franklin biopic starring Jennifer Hudson lands director Liesel Tommy by Associated Press

The director was nominated for a Tony Award for directing the 2016 Broadway production of “Eclipsed” starring Lupita Nyong’o.        

Linked From USA Today at 04:32PM
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Aretha Franklin biopic moves ahead with director and writer by Associated Press

The long-gesticulating Aretha Franklin biopic “Respect” is going ahead with stage director Liesel Tommy set to direct

Linked From Washington Post at 04:32PM
Friday, December 28, 2018

Ariana Grande cancels Las Vegas performance due to 'unforeseeable health reasons' by Associated Press

Ariana Grande was scheduled to perform at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, but the pop star is now backing out due to "health reasons."       …

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Report: Actor Frank Adonis, known for ‘Goodfellas,’ has died by Associated Press

Frank Adonis, an actor best known for his roles in Martin Scorcese films including “Goodfellas,” “Raging Bull” and “Casino,” has died

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Peter Masterson, actor, writer and filmmaker, dead at 84 by Associated Press

Actor-playwright Peter Masterson, who co-wrote Tony-winning musical “’he Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,’ has died

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Missouri State Capitol completes mural restoration project by Associated Press

"It's something that is a legacy really for the future, for those who come after us."

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'Tonight Show' to air episode in Puerto Rico with 'Hamilton' by Associated Press

Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" will air an episode from Puerto Rico including an exclusive performance with Lin-Manuel Miranda his "Hamilton" role.       &…

Linked From USA Today at 09:41PM
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Museum sells 22 of 40 pieces, some Rockwell, to pay bills by Associated Press

PITTSFIELD, Mass. • The Massachusetts museum that drew international condemnation for its decision to raise money by selling dozens of works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell , says…

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