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Thursday, September 5, 2019
Friday, August 2, 2019

San Francisco high school draws crowd to view George Washington mural some call racist by Associated Press

Over 100 people packed the lobby of a San Francisco public high school to view a controversial mural criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people.

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 09:02AM

Hal Prince, Broadway legend and 21-time Tony winner, dies aged 91 by Associated Press

Prince oversaw such landmark musicals as Cabaret, Company, Follies, Sweeney Todd, Evita and The Phantom of the Opera Harold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries…

Linked From The Guardian at 05:33AM
Sunday, July 21, 2019

Retired Rhode Island couple holds essay contest for 'Hamilton' tickets by Associated Press

Lou Viola and Celeste Ferendo, of Tiverton, are asking students to write a one-page essay.

Linked From Boston Globe at 12:52PM
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Emmy-winning actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88 by Associated Press

The free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies passed away Tuesday afternoon.

Linked From Boston Globe at 03:42AM
Monday, July 8, 2019

Martin Charnin, Tony-winning ‘Annie’ lyricist who was active in Seattle-area musical-theater scene, dies at 84 by The Associated Press and Misha Berson

Martin Charnin, who won a Tony Award for the score of the Broadway hit “Annie,” and who lived in Issaquah during the 2000s when he became active in the Seattle theater scene, died Saturd…

Linked From www.seattletimes.com at 03:47PM
Monday, June 24, 2019

Lithgow, Bening and more stars to perform Mueller report by Associated Press

John Lithgow, Anette Bening and more stars to perform live reading of Mueller report

Linked From Boston Globe at 06:44PM
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):

Linked From Boston Herald at 09:07AM
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.

Linked From Boston Globe at 05:52AM
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…

Linked From Boston Globe at 09:23AM
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…

Linked From The Baltimore Sun at 05:41AM
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.

Linked From Boston Herald at 12:53PM
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,        

Linked From USA Today at 12:55PM

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

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

Linked From pagesix.com at 10:11AM

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

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

Linked From Boston Globe at 09:10AM
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.

Linked From chicago.suntimes.com at 11:54PM

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.        

Linked From USA Today at 01:13PM
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."

Linked From Boston Globe at 10:13PM
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.

Linked From chicago.suntimes.com at 04:11PM
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…

Linked From Boston Globe at 05:35PM
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

Linked From Washington Post at 02:06PM

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…

Linked From Washington Post at 09:01AM
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.        

Linked From USA Today at 09:08AM
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.

Linked From chicago.suntimes.com at 05:18PM

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

Linked From Washington Post at 09:09AM
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

Linked From Washington Post at 09:33AM
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.

Linked From pagesix.com at 09:30AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Correction: Film-US story by Associated Press

Correction: Film-US story

Linked From Washington Post at 04:00PM
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

James Corden returns to host the 2019 Tony Awards by Associated Press

Nominations will be announced April 30.

Linked From Boston Globe at 02:20PM

James Corden tapped to host the 2019 Tony Awards by Associated Press

Corden previously hosted the televised awards ceremony in 2016.

Linked From chicago.suntimes.com at 12:58PM
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.

Linked From chicago.suntimes.com at 04:29PM

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