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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Latest: ‘Hadestown’ wins Tony Award for best new musical by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local):

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Ali Stroker made Tony Awards history with emotional win by Associated Press

The ceremony featured what may have been one of the most joyous Tony moments in years.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97 by Associated Press

"Day had been in excellent physical health for her age, until recently contracting a serious case of pneumonia, resulting in her death," The Doris Day Animal Foundation said in an emailed st…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Dave Chappelle to receive Mark Twain Prize for humor by Associated Press

Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy Central program…

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Tony nominee Sarah Stiles puts puppets aside for ‘Tootsie’ by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Some records on Broadway are bound to fall one day and others are surely safe for all time. Sarah Stiles has one that's hard to top.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tony Awards 2019 nominations: 'Hadestown' leads with 14 nods by Associated Press

“Hadestown,” singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell's Broadway debut, leads the Tony Award nominations with 14 nods,        

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‘Hadestown,’ ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ lead Tony Award nominations by Associated Press

"Hadestown" received 14 nominations, while "Ain't Too Proud" got 12.

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'Hadestown' leads Tony Award nominations with 14 nods by Associated Press

Stage adaptations of "Tootsie" and "Beetlejuice" also got best musical nominations.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

‘Children of a Lesser God’ playwright Mark Medoff has died at 79 by Associated Press

Medoff wrote 30 plays and wrote, produced or directed 19 movies.

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Sting is heading to Las Vegas in 2020 for new residency 'Sting: My Songs' by Associated Press

Sixteen performances of “Sting: My Songs” will take place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, beginning May 22, 2020.        

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70 by Associated Press

"I know the world will be sad and sorry. She touched so many people."

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Friday, April 12, 2019

Ben Platt puts some distance between him and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ with debut album by Associated Press

It was important to Platt, that his first album as an artist take him on a different path from the music he performed in his acting roles.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Teens charged with arson that destroyed historic theater by Associated Press

Two Connecticut teenagers have been arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed the historic American Shakespeare Theatre, where Katharine Hepburn, Christopher Plummer, James Earl Jone…

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

The Latest: ‘The Inheritance’ named best new play in London by Associated Press

“The Inheritance” has been named best new play at British theater’s Olivier Awards

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Stars to celebrate British stage at Olivier theater awards by Associated Press

Actors and other theater professionals are preparing for Britain’s annual Olivier Awards ceremony, where musicals “Come From Away” and “Company” lead the nominations with nine apie…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Queen-inspired rock musical 'We Will Rock You' to tour North America by Associated Press

The original West End production opened in 2002 and featured music supervision from Queen band members Brian May and Roger Taylor.        

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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

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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

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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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