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James Earl Jones back on Broadway in 'You Can't Take It With You'

 

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London critics fall for 'Shakespeare in Love'

LONDON (AP) — A hit. A very palpable hit. So says a character in the new West End production "Shakespeare in Love," quoting...

Allison Williams headed skyward as NBC's Peter Pan

NBC has picked its Peter Pan: high‑flying "Girls" star Allison Williams. The network announced Wednesday that Williams will play the boy who refused...

Rabe, Wolcott, Bidart among winners of PEN awards

Playwright David Rabe, journalist and critic James Wolcott and poet Frank Bidart are among this year's winners of awards given out by the PEN...

Kristen Bell gets back to her 'Hair' roots

Before she was Princess Anna in "Frozen" or even Veronica Mars, Kristen Bell was a musical theater geek. Now she's letting her roots show. Bell is...

Legal fallout begins for 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

The abrupt cancellation of this summer's North American arena tour of "Jesus Christ Superstar" is apparently not being forgiven. The Really Useful...

Audra McDonald helps 'Lady Day' turn a profit

Audra McDonald has propelled her new Broadway show into profitability. Producers of the play "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" said Tuesday that...

'Of Mice and Men' leaves Broadway on a record high

James Franco's play "Of Mice and Men" has left Broadway with a roar — a box office record. The show, co‑starring Chris O'Dowd and...

Opera 'Charlotte Salomon' on art and the Holocaust debuts

The prestigious Salzburg Festival is known for its classical performances of Mozart and Bach, but this year the spotlight is on a new modern opera telling...

Italian tenor Bergonzi, Verdi specialist, dies aged 90

Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, renowned for his virtuosity in Verdi operas, has died in Milan, the ANSA news agency reported Saturday. He was 90. He...