Tony Awards

FILE - In this April 19, 2016 file photo, Kevin Spacey attends the "Elvis & Nixon" world premiere screening during the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Spacey has been picked to host this year’s Tony Awards on June 11, 2017 Radio City Music Hall in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
April 18, 2017 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey has been picked to host this year's Tony Awards, putting the award-winning star of "House of Cards" in the unenviable position of steering a telecast surely facing a post-"Hamilton" hangover. The telecast on June 11 will originate from the 6,000-seat Radio City Music...
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In this image released by PBS, Tim Pigott-Smith appears in a scene from "King Charles III," airing May 14 on Masterpiece on PBS. (Drama Republic for BBC and MASTERPIECE/PBS via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 6:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — British actor Tim Pigott-Smith left behind a TV adaptation of one of his most acclaimed stage performances, the title role in "King Charles III." The drama starring Pigott-Smith, who died earlier this month at age 70, airs May 14 on PBS (check local listings for time and station...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 28, 2016 file photo, the Palace Theatre in London shows advertising for Harry Potter play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". The staged sequel to J.K. Rowling's wizarding saga is nominated in 11 categories of the Olivier Stage Awards, which will be announced in London Sunday April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
April 09, 2017 - 1:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British theater's Olivier Awards (all times local): 7:10 p.m. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has won six trophies at the Olivier Awards — and still has nominations in five categories to go. The stage sequel to J.K. Rowling's magical stories has taken prizes for...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 28, 2016 file photo, the Palace Theatre in London shows advertising for Harry Potter play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". The staged sequel to J.K. Rowling's wizarding saga is nominated in 11 categories of the Olivier Stage Awards, which will be announced in London Sunday April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
April 09, 2017 - 12:45 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British theater's Olivier Awards (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Billie Piper has been named best actress at Britain's Olivier Awards for "Yerma." Piper won raves for her performance as a woman whose desire for a child has devastating consequences. The show — adapted by...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2015, file photo, Wayne Brady arrives on the red carpet at the BET Honors 2015 at Warner Theater on in Washington. Producers of the hit musical "Hamilton" said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, that the Emmy Award-winning comedian and game show host will play Aaron Burr from Jan. 17 until April 9 at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago. (Photo by Kevin Wolf/Invision/AP, File)
January 09, 2017 - 5:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wayne Brady is about to get his shot in "Hamilton" — in Chicago. Producers of the hit musical said Monday that the comedian and game show host will play Aaron Burr from Jan. 17 until April 9 at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago. Brady won a Primetime Emmy Award for "Whose Line Is...
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January 09, 2017 - 3:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wayne Brady is about to get his shot in "Hamilton" — in Chicago. Producers of the hit musical said Monday that the comedian and game show host will play Aaron Burr from Jan. 17 until April 9 at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago. Brady won a Primetime Emmy Award for "Whose Line Is...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2011 file photo, actor Joshua Henry attends the Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Reception in New York. Henry who has been playing Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of "Hamilton," will take his character on the road in the first national tour. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
January 05, 2017 - 4:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-nominee Joshua Henry, who has been playing Aaron Burr in the Chicago production of "Hamilton," will take his character on the road in the show's first national tour. Henry will play Burr alongside Michael Luwoye's Alexander Hamilton and Rory O'Malley's King George III...
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