Musical theater

FILE - In this June 11, 2017, file photo, Kevin Spacey arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Spacey says he is “beyond horrified” by allegations that he made sexual advances on a teen boy in 1986. Spacey posted on Twitter that he does not remember the encounter but apologizes for the behavior. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 31, 2017 - 1:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The fallout facing Kevin Spacey widened Monday following an accusation that he allegedly made sexual advances on a teen boy, with Netflix pulling the plug on his hit show "House of Cards" and "deeply troubled" producers of the political thriller arriving on set to comfort cast mates...
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September 19, 2017 - 1:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Producers of the now-closed Broadway musical "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812" are keeping enthusiasm in the show going by opening a place to serve pierogis like the ones made for show attendees. The New York restaurant is called Samovarchik and is located on the Lower...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, celebrates after beating Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason Decrow)
September 06, 2017 - 7:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal was honest as can be before the U.S. Open when asked whether he hoped to face Roger Federer in the semifinals at the only Grand Slam tournament where they've never met. The answer, the No. 1-seeded Nadal said, was no — because he'd rather go up against someone easier to...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006 file photo, Mel Brooks, left, and co-author Thomas Meehan appear on stage at the St. James Theatre in New York. On Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, Martin Charnin said that Meehan, the three-time Tony Award-winning book writer, has died. Meehan was 88. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 22, 2017 - 4:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The three-time Tony Award-winning book writer best known for transforming the Little Orphan Annie cartoon strip into the smash Broadway musical "Annie" has died. Thomas Meehan was 88. Lyricist and longtime friend and "Annie" collaborator Martin Charnin says Meehan died at his New...
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August 14, 2017 - 12:55 pm
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Donald Trump may not be planning to visit the United Kingdom this year but he's become a very popular figure in Scotland's capital. Performers at this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival — an annual buffet of hundreds of standup, theater and musical offerings — are roasting...
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August 04, 2017 - 2:44 pm
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Music fans are making their annual pilgrimage to the Newport Jazz Festival, which has a lineup that includes Bela Fleck, Snarky Puppy and The Roots. Friday is the first day of the three-day event. Performers include saxophonist Maceo Parker and actor and singer Leslie Odom Jr...
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Jordan Spieth of the United States plays a shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 20, 2017 - 9:38 pm
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes. The British Open began Thursday with an All-American flavor. Jordan Spieth, chomping away on gum as he watched one putt after another pour into the center of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2015 file photo, Tiler Peck, left, and Robert Fairchild attend "An Evening Honoring Valentino" gala in New York. Representatives for the New York City Ballet principal dancers say the couple, who married in June 2014, is splitting. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 19, 2017 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The real-life fairy tale marriage of ballet stars Robert Fairchild and Tiler Peck is over. Representatives for the New York City Ballet principal dancers tell The Associated Press the couple is splitting: "We can confirm that Tiler and Robbie have decided to part ways. They wish...
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June 18, 2017 - 4:59 pm
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming is warning audiences about offensive material in a traveling musical after Native American high school students walked out of a performance of "The Fantasticks." The walkout happened Thursday during intermission, The Laramie Boomerang reported. It wasn...
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June 18, 2017 - 2:23 pm
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming is warning audiences about offensive material in a traveling musical after Native American high school students walked out of a performance of "The Fantasticks." The walkout happened Thursday during intermission, The Laramie Boomerang reported. It wasn...
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