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Clouds over Wagner's Green Hill at famed Bayreuth Festival

The curtain goes up on the Bayreuth Festival this week, but observers say the prestigious month‑long summer music fest dedicated to the works of...

Nathan Lane: Straight actors can play gay roles

Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award‑winning stage and screen actor Nathan Lane said. Lane, who is gay and has played both...

Deaf educator and pioneer Robert Panara dies at 94

Robert Panara, who lost his hearing as a child and became a leading educator of the deaf and a pioneer of studies of deaf culture, has died. He was 94....

'The Fantasticks' breaks a color barrier

Not long ago, Kevin R. Free went to an audition for a part in the longest running musical in history. He immediately felt weird. All the other actors...

Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch's memory

Broadway marquees will be dimmed in memory of a Tony- and Emmy‑winning actress who epitomized New York and the theater world. Elaine Stritch died...

Elaine Stritch, salty star of Broadway, dies at 89

Elaine Stritch, a husky‑voiced actress whose performances over six decades lit up New York's Broadway and London's West End and brought a...

Broadway, West End star Elaine Stritch dies at 89

Veteran Broadway actress and singer Elaine Stritch, who enthralled theatre audiences for 70 years with her brassy voice and quick‑fire comedy...

Elaine Stritch, brash stage legend, dies at 89

Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin‑laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a Broadway legend, has died. She...

Bryan Cranston to reprise LBJ role for HBO

HBO says Bryan Cranston reprising his role as President Lyndon Johnson in a TV adaptation of his recent Broadway debut. HBO Films has acquired rights to...