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Mitchell Taylor Button was accused of abuse, and his wife, Dusty Button, a dancer with a large Instagram following, was accused of participating in some of it but not named as a defendant.
The festival, which runs from Aug. 11 to Sept. 5, features a flurry of music, dance, and comedy performances from both established and emerging artists.
Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis, both ensemble members, will be the first pair to lead the company in its history.
The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, “David Byrne’s American Utopia” and “Freestyle Love Supreme” win Special Tonys.
The island’s first performances, by Broadway Inspirational Voices choir, were post-pandemic catharsis for both the singers and the audience.
La película generó malestar por presentar actores latinos de piel clara en los papeles principales, a pesar de la prevalencia de latinos de piel oscura en el barrio donde se rodó.
Since the film’s release last week, there have been complaints about the lack of dark-skinned Afro-Latino actors in prominent roles.
The play, which had its run cut short because of the pandemic, centers on a kitchen in Memphis, where a man is trying to concoct award-winning chicken wings.
The pathbreaking company plans to replace its Harlem home with a 21-story building with apartments, retail and a new theater.
Museums broke attendance records, movie theaters sold out and jazz fans packed clubs on a rainy Memorial Day weekend that felt far removed from the prior year’s pandemic traumas.
The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program has been marred by delays, but officials say some applicants could learn next week if they have been approved for aid.
The actor told The Hollywood Reporter that he had feared disclosing it would give “another way for people to discriminate against me in an already discriminatory profession.”
The San Francisco theater where the musical revue ran for decades will get a new show in the fall by the 7 Fingers, a Montreal circus collective.
To pull together a 85-minute indoor concert at the Shed with the opera star and three musicians, everything had to go according to plan.
More than a year after the pandemic abruptly shuttered theaters and concert halls across the city, limited audiences were welcomed back inside.
For about three months, an Upper West Side comedy club has been organizing Saturday-night shows on the 1 train.
Starting on Friday, theaters, comedy clubs and other arts venues can open at 33-percent capacity. The formula doesn’t work for everyone.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city would create a vaccination site for theater workers to try to help Broadway shows reopen by the fall.
A pop-up performance in Times Square on Friday, featuring stars like André De Shields, was full of excitement as reopenings may be on the horizon.
Chocolate fountains, Debbie Harry and an artist’s swan song cut short. We gathered scenes from the New York City cultural landscape in the last moments before lockdown.
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci told performing arts professionals that if the vaccination program was a success, performances could resume with relatively few restrictions.
From the ensembles of “Cabaret” and “Pippin,” she stepped into the role of Roxie Hart in “Chicago,” and the rest is Tony-winning history.
From the ensembles of “Cabaret” and “Pippin,” Ms. Reinking stepped into the role of Roxie Hart in “Chicago,” and the rest is Tony-winning history.
Macy’s had to rip up its usual script and plan a new parade with the coronavirus in mind. There will be Rockettes, but don’t expect a kickline.
Among the things to be thankful for: Turkey is on the menu, your Uncle Charlie is not coming and, after a long absence, Broadway casts will be back onstage.
Officials had worried that a new arts tax may be too much to ask in a place still reeling financially from the pandemic, but 64 percent of New Jersey voters approved of the idea.
Peter DuBois, who was artistic director at the Boston company for 12 years, said he hoped that his resignation would make room for more diversity.
The writer N. K. Jemisin and the playwright Larissa FastHorse are among the fellows recognized for their “exceptional creativity” with a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000.
The MacArthur fellowships are awarded for “extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits.” Below are this year’s fellows.
Jujamcyn Theaters, the operator of five Broadway houses, asserts that it was wrongfully denied insurance coverage after the pandemic forced it to shut down.
The Public Theater and Atlantic Theater Company are among those welcoming demonstrators into their buildings.