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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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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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Ellen Page marries New York dance teacher Emma Portner by Associated Press

Ellen Page is now a married woman.

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Prominent Canadian theater figure faces harassment claims by Associated Press

A prominent figure in the Canadian theater world and the company he founded are facing four separate lawsuits alleging sexual assault and harassment.

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

New York City Ballet leader retires amid sexual misconduct investigation by Associated Press

Peter Martins says scandal ‘exacted a painful toll on me and my family’Martins, 71, denies sexually harassing members of company, including dancersThe longtime leader of the New York Cit…

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Friday, December 15, 2017

Dustin Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct by Associated Press

More women are accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including an incident in which a playwright says the actor exposed himself to her in a New York hotel room when she was 16-years-…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

UK theater axes play with abuse theme amid misconduct crisis by Associated Press

With allegations of sexual misconduct shaking Britain’s entertainment industry, London’s Royal Court Theatre has canceled a production that features “themes of grooming and abuses of p…

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Bolshoi to premiere previously canceled Nureyev ballet by Associated Press

Russia’s history Bolshoi Theater is getting ready to premiere a ballet about dancer Rudolf Nureyev after the original opening was postponed and its director arrested.

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Geoffrey Rush sues Sydney newspaper over theater story by Associated Press

Geoffrey Rush is suing a Sydney newspaper for defamation over its reporting of an actress’s complaint against the Oscar-winning actor of “inappropriate behavior.”

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

‘The Ferryman’ wins big at Evening Standard stage awards by Associated Press

Jez Butterworth’s powerful drama “The Ferryman” has won three prizes, including best play, at London’s Evening Standard Theater Awards.

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Geoffrey Rush quits industry post over 'inappropriate behaviour' claim by Associated Press

Oscar winner steps down as Aacta president over allegation dating to his performance for the Sydney Theatre Company two years agoOscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has stepped down as preside…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Geoffrey Rush denies ‘inappropriate behavior’ at theater by Associated Press

The Sydney Theatre Company says it received a complaint of “inappropriate behavior” against Geoffrey Rush, an allegation lawyers for the Oscar winner denied.

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Bette Midler renews allegation Geraldo Rivera groped her by Associated Press

Actor posts video of 1991 interview in which she describes alleged assault, saying TV host and producer pushed drugs ‘under my nose’Bette Midler renewed an allegation of 1970s sexual mis…

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Playwright Israel Horovitz faces harassment allegations by Associated Press

Award-winning playwright-screenwriter Israel Horovitz, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, has departed from the Gloucester Stage Company.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Steppenwolf’s Gary Sinise named Rose Parade grand marshal by Associated Press

This year's parade theme is "Making a Difference."

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Veteran British actor Roy Dotrice dies aged 94 by Associated Press

The family of veteran British actor Roy Dotrice says he has died in his London home. He was 94.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Mandela exhibit opens at Clinton Library in Little Rock by Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. • Photographs commissioned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation along with a re-creation of the former South African president’s prison cell highlight a temporary exhibit a…

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Play depicting American patriot Thomas Paine comes home by Associated Press

Fiery American patriot Thomas Paine is returning — in spirit— to the Boston hall where he and the other founding fathers planted the seeds of revolution.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

James Norton to star in UK premiere of play ‘Belleville’ by Associated Press

James Norton and Imogen Poots are set to play American newlyweds in Paris in the British premiere of U.S. playwright Amy Herzog’s acclaimed “Belleville.”

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Jason Mraz is heading to Broadway by Associated Press

The "I'm Yours" singer will make his Broadway debut starting Nov. 3.

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Monday, September 25, 2017

‘Rent’ live special coming to TV in January by Associated Press

The musical will air Jan. 27, with casting details to be announced.

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US-based actor Jan Triska dies after fall from Prague bridge by Associated Press

Jan Triska, an actor who moved to the U.S. after being banned by the Czechoslovak Communist regime, has died, more than a day after he fell from Prague’s iconic Charles Bridge. He was 80.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tavis Smiley stage production to showcase last year of King’s life by Associated Press

"Death of a King: A Live Theatrical Experience" is based on Smiley's 2014 book of the same title.

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Springsteen, Schumer among celebs headed to Broadway this fall by Associated Press

If your upcoming travel plans include New York, here's a look at some of the highlights of the first half of the 2017-18 Broadway season.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Lauren. Ralph Lauren. Designer conjures 007 in opulent show by Associated Press

As Fashion Week drew to a close, Ralph Lauren threw a runway show unmatched in its opulence, bringing 300 guests to his private suburban garage, where they sipped champagne and watched model…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Acclaimed UK production of ‘Angels in America’ heads to NY by Associated Press

Britain’s National Theatre says its acclaimed production of “Angels in America” is heading to Broadway.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Bruce Springsteen extends his Broadway concerts into February by Associated Press

His five-show-a-week stand at the Walter Kerr Theatre begins previews Oct. 3 ahead of an Oct. 12 opening at the intimate 960-seat venue.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

‘The Elephant Man’ playwright Bernard Pomerance dies at 76 by Associated Press

"The Elephant Man" was based on a true story and has been frequently revived since its 1979 New York debut.

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Germans petition for release of Russian theater director by Associated Press

Two German theater figures are calling on Russian authorities to drop a criminal investigation of a Russian director who has been put under house arrest for allegedly embezzling government f…

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