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Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has pulled out of Shakespeare stage production in Australia as he sues a Sydney newspaper for defamation.
The Indian film industry’s biggest annual event is being held in Bangkok with awards given to top Bollywood actors and movies, and dazzling performances by Indian artists.
NEW YORK — With a bleep on live television and double fists raised in the air, Robert De Niro got the theater crowd on its feet at the Tony Awards with a rousing political introduction of …
This fall, Broadway-goers will get a chance to see both Harry Potter and “Harry Potter.”
Renowned Australian playwright David Williamson says he is disappointed Chinese censors have canceled a production of his play “The Removalists” for the official reason that it contains …
Melody Herzfeld, the one-woman drama department at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, ‘overwhelmed’ by honorThe special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to the drama teacher at …
Romanian theater director and filmmaker Lucian Pintilie, who emigrated after falling out with the communists and then made a career in France and the U.S., has died. He was 84.
Chicago's famed improv comedy theater Second City is teaming up with DePaul University to offer degrees in comedy filmmaking. The comedy troupe already has its own film school but is collabo…
‘Mean Girls’ and ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical’ lead Tony Awards nominations with 12 nods each.
Chicagoans Jessie Mueller, Laurie Metcalf and David Cromer are among this year's list of nominees.
On a recent weekend morning, a cavernous basement studio in Harlem was chock full, throbbing with music, and hopping with energy — literally. It was alumni day at the National Dance Instit…
A new documentary by Susan Stroman called "Bathtubs Over Broadway" allows audiences into this secret world.
A theater in southern Germany is proceeding with plans to open a satirical play about Adolf Hitler’s youth in which some patrons will be wearing swastika armbands.
LONDON — British theater critics are praising a new stage musical about the life of Tina Turner — and it also has the approval of the star herself.Turner was in the audience for the ope…
The show charts Turner's small-town roots, her musical apprenticeship alongside abusive husband Ike Turner and her solo breakthrough in the 1980s.
The Tony Awards ceremony will be held June 10 at Radio City Music Hall.
Pop singers-turned-Broadway-stars Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will co-host the Tony Awards, the theater industry's biggest ceremony. They take over hosting duties from Kevin Spacey, the d…
British man claims he suffered brain injury when he fell while participating in Las Vegas showJurors got a rare behind-the-scenes look at a David Copperfield disappearing act during testimon…
A prominent figure in the Canadian theater world and the company he founded are facing four separate lawsuits alleging sexual assault and harassment.
Ellen Page is now a married woman.
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…
On Broadway, there might be a lot of snow right now, but there’s also a bargain.
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.
Hundreds of ballet dancers between the ages of 9 and 19 have been auditioning in Chicago at the Youth America Grand Prix regional semifinals.
Eight young dancers have emerged from an annual competition in Switzerland with ballet scholarships.
America’s new top dog is set to become best in a Broadway show.
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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Wonder Woman and Luke Skywalker will be at the Academy Awards — or at least the actors who play them onscreen.
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.
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.