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Thursday, August 24, 2023

After a Vermont playhouse flooded, the show went on by Associated Press

The oldest professional theater company in Vermont draws people from around the country, including part-time residents and visitors who want to see actors from the New York City area without…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 07:49AM
Sunday, August 13, 2023

Tom Jones, creator of the longest-running musical ‘The Fantasticks,’ dead at 95 by Associated Press

Jones died Friday at his home in Sharon, Connecticut, according to Dan Shaheen, a co-producer of “The Fantasticks.”

SOURCE: The New York Post at 09:34PM
Friday, June 23, 2023

Sheldon Harnick, Tony-winning Fiddler on the Roof lyricist, dies at 99 by Associated Press

The award-winning lyricist, known for his longtime partnership with composer Jerry Bock, died of natural causes The Tony and Grammy award-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, who with composer …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:34AM
Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Historic Boston church where the Revolution was sparked to host its first play by Associated Press

“I want everyone to see that we have all something to contribute to our history.” The post Historic Boston church where the Revolution was sparked to host its first play appeared first o…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 08:23AM
Friday, May 12, 2023

Jeremy Strong to follow Succession with a return to Broadway by Associated Press and Agencies

The actor will head up an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 play An Enemy of the People once the hit HBO drama has ended Jeremy Strong is going from a corporate boardroom on TV to a whistl…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:08PM
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

A play about the making of ‘Jaws’ swims toward Broadway by Associated Press

The play is a behind-the-scenes look at the three main actors in the Steven Spielberg movie — Robert Shaw as shark hunter Quint, Roy Scheider as the police chief and Richard Dreyfuss as an…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 10:20AM
Thursday, March 9, 2023

Chaim Topol, Israeli actor known for Fiddler’s Tevye, dies by Associated Press

A recipient of two Golden Globe awards and nominee for both an Academy Award and a Tony Award, Topol long has ranked among Israel’s most decorated actors. The post Chaim Topol, Israeli ac…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 08:29AM
Sunday, February 26, 2023

‘Cocaine Bear’ is highest at box office, ‘Ant-Man’ sinks fast by Associated Press

Sunday studio estimates say the gonzo R-rated horror comedy “Cocaine Bear” sniffed up $23.1 million in its opening weekend, while Marvel's “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” shrank …

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 04:38PM
Friday, February 10, 2023

First for-credit college class taught by Radio City Rockettes kicks off by Associated Press

Boston Conservatory at Berklee students able to take dance class taught by a Rockette on their meticulously precise technique Rhapsody Stiggers has been dancing since she was two, but the 20…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:13AM
Thursday, February 2, 2023

Colin Quinn’s new show highlights the art of ‘Small Talk’ by Associated Press

When asked in a recent interview if he’ll always want to do stand-up, Colin Quinn joked that he’s tired and can’t do it forever

SOURCE: The New York Post at 05:10PM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

‘Better Call Saul’ star Bob Odenkirk named Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year by Associated Press

Award-winning actor and writer and bestselling author Bob Odenkirk, perhaps best known as shady lawyer Saul Goodman on “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul,” has been named 2023 Man …

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 04:48PM
Friday, November 11, 2022

Kevin Conroy, a defining voice of Batman, dies at 66 by Associated Press

Conroy died Thursday after a battle with cancer, series producer Warner Bros. announced Friday. The post Kevin Conroy, a defining voice of Batman, dies at 66 appeared first on Boston.com.

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 05:59PM
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Angela Lansbury, ‘Murder She Wrote’ star, dies at 96 by Associated Press

Angela Lansbury, the scene-stealing British actor who kicked up her heels in the Broadway musicals “Mame” and “Gypsy” and solved endless murders as crime novelist Jessica Fletcher in…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 04:38PM
Monday, August 15, 2022

Rock icon Melissa Etheridge announces solo off-Broadway show by Associated Press

The Grammy- and Oscar-winner, who attended Berklee College of Music for a brief time in the early ’80s, is best known for her songs “Come to My Window” and “I’m the Only One.” T…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 11:32AM
Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Tony Dow, big brother Wally on ‘Leave it to Beaver,’ dies by Associated Press

“Leave It to Beaver” actor Tony Dow has died The post Tony Dow, big brother Wally on ‘Leave it to Beaver,’ dies appeared first on Boston.com.

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 04:46PM
Monday, June 13, 2022

‘Seinfeld’ library cop, actor Philip Baker Hall, dies at 90 by Associated Press

Philip Baker Hall, the prolific character actor of film and theater who starred in Paul Thomas Anderson’s early movies and who memorably hunted down a long-overdue library book in “Seinf…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 04:50PM

List of winners at 75th Tony Awards by Associated Press

“A Strange Loop” has topped the 2022 Tony Awards by winning best musical.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 12:15AM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

List of winners at 75th Tony Awards by Associated Press

“A Strange Loop” has topped the Tony Awards by winning best musical The post List of winners at 75th Tony Awards appeared first on Boston.com.

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 11:10PM
Monday, May 9, 2022

Tony Awards 2022: Here’s the list of the top nominations by Associated Press

"Paradise Square," about a Black and Irish Manhattan neighborhood during the Civil War, had its world premiere at Berkeley Rep.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 12:01PM
Thursday, April 21, 2022

Robert Morse, two-time Tony-winning actor and Newton native, dies at 90 by Associated Press

"He radiated a wicked joy; it was impossible to watch him without instantly sharing his giddy delight." The post Robert Morse, two-time Tony-winning actor and Newton native, dies at 90 appea…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 01:33PM
Sunday, April 3, 2022

Grammys live: ‘Summer of Soul wins best music film by Associated Press

First the Oscar, now “Summer of Soul” has claimed Grammy glory The post Grammys live: ‘Summer of Soul wins best music film appeared first on Boston.com.

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 05:07PM

Estelle Harris, ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Toy Story’ actor, dies at 93 by Associated Press

Harris’ agent Michael Eisenstadt confirmed the actor’s death in Palm Desert, California, on Saturday evening. The post Estelle Harris, ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Toy Story’ actor, dies at 9…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 02:14PM
Thursday, March 24, 2022

Troy Kotsur’s road to making history at the Oscars by Associated Press

Troy Kotsur is just the second actor who’s deaf to be nominated for an Academy Award The post Troy Kotsur’s road to making history at the Oscars appeared first on Boston.com.

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 11:18AM
Friday, March 4, 2022

Harvard senior’s Disney-inspired Korean musical a hit online by Associated Press

“It honestly still feels like I’m dreaming.” The post Harvard senior’s Disney-inspired Korean musical a hit online appeared first on Boston.com.

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 07:40AM
Monday, February 14, 2022

New fresh prince Jabari Banks is ready to conquer ‘Bel-Air’ by Associated Press

"Jabari Banks is such a star and he shines so bright.” The post New fresh prince Jabari Banks is ready to conquer ‘Bel-Air’ appeared first on Boston.com.

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 07:45PM
Thursday, February 10, 2022

Massachusetts ‘Price is Right’ contestant wins trip to… New Hampshire by Associated Press

Catherine Graham had already won a firepit and a love seat when she was picked to go on stage and play for more. The post Massachusetts ‘Price is Right’ contestant wins trip to… New H…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 10:30PM
Friday, January 21, 2022

Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock superstar, dies at 74 by Associated Press

"Bat" remains one of the top-selling albums in history, with worldwide sales of more than 40 million copies. The post Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock superstar, dies at 74 appeared fi…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 04:42AM
Thursday, January 6, 2022

Jennifer Garner named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year by Associated Press

Garner will be the guest of honor at a parade through Harvard Square on Feb. 5. The post Jennifer Garner named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year appeared first on Boston.com.

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 12:49PM
Sunday, December 19, 2021

Paul Rudd hosts 'SNL' sans audience, Charli XCX amid omicron by Associated Press

The long-running sketch comedy show announced on social media Saturday afternoon that the night's episode would tape without a live audience. The post Paul Rudd hosts ‘SNL’ sans audience…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 01:41PM
Friday, November 26, 2021

Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91 by Associated Press

Sondheim influenced several generations of theater songwriters, particularly with such landmark musicals as “Company,” “Follies” and “Sweeney Todd.” The post Towering musical t…

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 09:25PM
Monday, November 22, 2021

Whole New World: Indian-American Actors Proud in “Aladdin” Play by Associated Press

Diversity in film is important, but in animation, it carries an even heavier, different message. Since animation is mainly geared towards children, it is even more important to have characte…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 12:53PM