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Friday, March 23, 2018

Chris Evans may not return as Captain America by Associated Press

The actor who plays Captain America may be ready to hang up his shield.

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Leonard Bernstein, social activist, is focus of new exhibit by Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — In October 1979, Leonard Bernstein received a fan letter from a high school humanities teacher. Helen Morgan wrote to the celebrity composer-conductor-pianist in hopes he co…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Harper Lee estate sues over ‘Mockingbird’ Broadway version by Associated Press

The estate of "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has filed suit over an upcoming Broadway adaptation of the novel.

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Met Opera fires James Levine over sex abuse allegations by Associated Press

The Metropolitan Opera fired music director emeritus James Levine after an investigation found evidence of sexual abuse and harassment. Levine was suspended by the Met in December pending th…

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Russian actor, stage director Oleg Tabakov dies at 82 by Associated Press

Oleg Tabakov, a Russian actor and theater director who for decades was one of the most revered figures in Russia’s theater and film communities, has died. He was 82.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Slobodan Milošević musical divides audiences in Kosovo by Associated Press

Lift: Slobodan Show, directed by Kosovan Serb Nenad Todorović, aims to treat the “last Serbian taboo”A musical about the late Serbian leader Slobodan Milošević was staged in Kosovo on…

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

‘Hamilton’ leads race with 13 Olivier Awards nominations by Associated Press

The West End production of “Hamilton” leads the field for Britain’s biggest theater awards, the Oliviers.

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Tony-award winning actress injured; daughter killed in wreck by Associated Press

Authorities say the 4-year-old daughter of a Tony-award winning actress was killed along with a 1-year-old friend when a driver slammed into them on a Brooklyn street.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Sean Lavery, former New York City Ballet star, dies at 61 by Associated Press

New York City Ballet dancer Sean Lavery, whose career was cut short when he was diagnosed with a spinal tumor, has died at age 61.

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Harvey Schmidt, who co-created ‘The Fantasticks,’ dies at 88 by Associated Press

His death on Wednesday was confirmed by Dan Demello, a publicist for the Off-Broadway show.

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV's 'One Day at a Time,' dies at 97 by Associated Press

The actress, who starred in the 1980s sitcom 'One Day at a Time' died Thursday.        

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HBO releases trailer, premiere date for Joe Paterno biopic by Associated Press

Al Pacino stars as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wonder Woman and Luke Skywalker expected at the Oscars by Associated Press

Wonder Woman and Luke Skywalker will be at the Academy Awards — or at least the actors who play them onscreen.

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The Latest: ‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘I, Tonya’ costumes celebrated by Associated Press

The Latest on the Costume Designers Guild Awards (all times local):

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Friday, February 16, 2018

Investigation clears former NYC Ballet leader Peter Martins by Associated Press

A two-month investigation has found no verifiable sexual harassment or physical abuse by former New York City Ballet leader Peter Martins.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Truly best in show: Westminster winner making Broadway debut by Associated Press

America’s new top dog is set to become best in a Broadway show.

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Katharine McPhee joining the cast of Broadway’s ‘Waitress’ by Associated Press

It'll mark the former "Smash" star's Broadway debut.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Betty Buckley to star in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ tour; Chicago run expected by Associated Press

The 'Cats' and 'Eight Is Enough' actress said she was 'in rapture' watching Bette Midler in the Broadway production.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Patrick Stewart recites Shakespeare at Sci-Tech Awards by Associated Press

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Patrick Stewart was so inspired by the inventors and inventions being honored by the motion picture academy Saturday night that he offered a spontaneous recitation…

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Swiss ballet competition showcases young dancers’ skills by Associated Press

Eight young dancers have emerged from an annual competition in Switzerland with ballet scholarships.

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Friday, January 26, 2018

'Death of Stalin': Russian police visit Moscow movie theater showing banned comedy by Associated Press

On Friday, Moscow police showed up at PIoner Theater, which had defied an official ban on the satirical comedy 'Death of Stalin.'        

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

David Copperfield voices support for #MeToo after accusation by Associated Press

Copperfield's statement makes reference to a since-debunked allegation of sexual misconduct made against him by a different woman in 2007.

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Talented young dancers compete in Chicago by Associated Press

Hundreds of ballet dancers between the ages of 9 and 19 have been auditioning in Chicago at the Youth America Grand Prix regional semifinals.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Second City expands comedy classes for teens with autism by Associated Press

Learning the fundamentals of improv comedy helps improve communication skills.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

British media: Police probe 3rd Kevin Spacey sex assault allegation by Associated Press

Spacey was artistic director of London’s Old Vic Theatre between 2004 and 2015.        

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Six additional women have leveled sexual misconduct accusations against maestro Charles Dutoit, including a rape by Jocelyn Gecker and Janie Har / Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Six more women have stepped forward to accuse prominent conductor Charles Dutoit of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician w…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Arthur Miller archive going to University of Texas library by Associated Press

The archives of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller, which shed light on seven decades of his works, will be going on display at the University of Texas.

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Friday, January 5, 2018

Most Broadway shows offer half-off ticket deals this month by Associated Press

On Broadway, there might be a lot of snow right now, but there’s also a bargain.

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

Toronto theater director Albert Schultz resigns over alleged misconduct by Associated Press

The move follows a lawsuit by four women alleging Schultz exposed himself, groped and otherwise sexually humiliated them.        

Linked From USA Today at 08:58PM
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Canadian theater founder suspended amid harassment claims by Associated Press

A prominent figure in the Canadian arts world was suspended Wednesday by the theater company he co-founded amid four lawsuits by actresses who allege he exposed himself, groped them and othe…

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Canadian theater founder Albert Schultz suspended following harassment claims by Associated Press

The suspension came following lawsuits filed by actresses who allege Albert Schultz exposed himself, groped them and otherwise sexually humiliated them.       …

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