Musical theater

Amanda Holden poses for photographers upon arrival at the Olivier Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in central London, Sunday, April 9, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
April 09, 2017 - 2:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" cast its spell on British theater's Olivier Awards Sunday, winning eight prizes in the first half of the ceremony, including best new play. It could add to the tally later in the evening. "Cursed Child," which opens 19 years after the finale of J.K...
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Alison Bechdel visits the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt., where she was appointed Cartoonist Laureate of Vermont, Thursday April 6, 2017. Bechdel also was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant in 2014, which honors people who show "exceptional creativity" in their work and the likelihood of more. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)
April 06, 2017 - 4:13 pm
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's new cartoonist laureate has made a career out of illustrating the complexities of same-sex relationships and says the world has changed around her and is now much more accepting of her work. Alison Bechdel's memoir and graphic novel about growing up with a bisexual...
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March 21, 2017 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" will end its record-breaking run this summer. Producers said Tuesday that the musical will close June 4, having played a total of 21,552 performances in New York City. For nearly 42 years the show chugged along at the 153-seat Sullivan...
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March 15, 2017 - 10:48 pm
TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS-JUSTICE Government calls ruling flawed, vows court fight UNDATED (AP) — The Justice Department calls a ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii that halts President Donald Trump's revised travel ban "flawed in reasoning and in scope." The agency said in a statement Wednesday...
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Adele poses in the press room with the awards for album of the year for "25", song of the year for "Hello", record of the year for "Hello", best pop solo performance for "Hello", and best pop vocal album for "25" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 13, 2017 - 12:57 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Adele flubbed one of her live performances at the Grammys, she walked away the belle of the ball: She took home all five awards she was nominated for Sunday night, including album, record and song of the year. She beat Beyonce in the top three categories with her...
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Adele accepts the award for album of the year for "25" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
February 12, 2017 - 10:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 59th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (all times local): ___ 8:55 p.m. Adele's "25" has won the album of the year Grammy Award, capping a huge night for the singer, who moments earlier had won for record of the...
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Greg Kurstin, right, and Adele accept the award for song of the year for "Hello" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
February 12, 2017 - 9:51 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 59th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (all times local): ___ 7:50 p.m. An apologetic Adele has accepted the song of the year Grammy for "Hello," sharing it with the song's writer and producer, Greg Kurstin. Minutes...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2009 photo, the "Grey Gardens" house is shown in East Hampton, N.Y. Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical. Newsday reports Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, it has been listed for nearly $20 million. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 08, 2017 - 7:19 pm
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Grey Gardens, the Hamptons home once owned by eccentric relatives of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, is for sale. It was featured in a documentary, HBO movie and Broadway musical. Newsday ( http://nwsdy.li/2lpulqH ) reports it has been listed for $19.95 million. In a 1975...
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Automatic knives are on display at Bonds House of Cutlery/Knives & More, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Las Vegas. A bipartisan bill in Colorado would remove switchblades and gravity knives from a list of outlawed weapons that includes blackjacks, metallic knuckles and gas guns. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 27, 2017 - 4:16 pm
DENVER (AP) — The switchblade knives wielded six decades ago by the fictional Jets and Sharks street gangs in the legendary Broadway musical "West Side Story" and in Hollywood films spooked lawmakers across the U.S. and helped usher in state bans. But 54 years after Colorado enacted its prohibition...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows Wall Street Journal editor Charles Dow. In the late 19th century, following a number of bubbles and busts, most investors considered the stock market a dangerous place. Dow created his index, in part, to make the market easier to understand. On Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, the Dow Jones industrial average crossed 20,000 for the first time. (AP Photo/File)
January 25, 2017 - 1:59 pm
As the Dow Jones industrial average reaches its latest milestone, see how well you know the oldest and best-known barometer of the U.S. stock market. 1. When was the Dow Jones industrial average first published? 2. What's the lowest recorded closing level for the Dow? 3. Has the Dow always had 30...
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