Performing arts

FILE - In this May 3, 2001 file photo, actor Gary Beach, who starred as Roger DeBris in the Broadway production of "The Producers," poses in New York. Beach died Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Palm Springs, Calif. at the age of 70. (AP Photo/Gino Domenico, File)
July 18, 2018 - 5:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Beach, a Broadway and TV veteran whose portrayal of a truly terrible theater director in Mel Brooks' monster hit "The Producers" won him a Tony Award in 2001, has died, according to his agent, Steven Unger. He was 70. Unger said Beach died Tuesday at his home in Palm Springs,...
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July 17, 2018 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda is working on a picture book that he hopes will inspire young people. "Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You" will be published October 23, Random House announced Tuesday. The book will be illustrated by Jonny Sun. It will feature "affirmations" the...
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Two police motorcycles crash during a demonstration as part of the Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, Saturday, July 14, 2018. France's military is marching through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations and getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 14, 2018 - 5:26 am
PARIS (AP) — Two French police motorcycles have crashed during a demonstration in front of President Emmanuel Macron and other guests at a grandiose Paris parade celebrating Bastille Day. The motorcyclists were part of a group tracing patterns on the Place de la Concorde in central Paris as part of...
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In this July 9, 2018 photo, Gloria and Emilio Estefan pose for a portrait at BiteSize Studio in Los Angeles to promote their touring musical "On Your Feet!." (Photo by Rebecca Cabage/Invision/AP)
July 11, 2018 - 9:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gloria and Emilio Estefan are crediting President Donald Trump with boosting audience enthusiasm for their stage musical "On Your Feet!" The musical, which is in the midst of an 80-city U.S. tour, includes a recreation of an argument the Estefans said had with their manager about...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017, file photo, Australian actor Geoffrey Rush poses with his Berlinale Camera Award which he received prior to the screening of the film "Final Portrait" at the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. Rush has pulled out of a Shakespeare stage production in the Australian city of Melbourne as he sues a Sydney newspaper for defamation. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
July 09, 2018 - 11:20 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has pulled out of Shakespeare stage production in Australia as he sues a Sydney newspaper for defamation. Melbourne Theatre Company Artistic Director Brett Sheehy said he received confirmation Monday of Rush's withdrawal from the role of...
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FILE - In this April 3, 1967 file photo shows actor Tab Hunter. Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was the heartthrob of millions of teenage girls in the 1950s, and received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay, died Sunday, July 8, 2018. He was 86. (AP Photo/File)
July 09, 2018 - 11:38 am
Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees!" and received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay, has died. He was 86. Producer and spouse Allan Glaser said Hunter died...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004 file photo, the Mountain View Officers' Club, built in 1942, is shown, at Ft. Huachuca, Ariz. The structure is the last of over 14,000 wooden structures built at the fort to house, train,and care for black soldiers preparing for World War II. Once slated for destruction, efforts are now underway to restore the building to its WWII condition. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
July 06, 2018 - 11:23 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Grants totaling $1.1 million will help support important African-American heritage sites including the homes of jazz musician John Coltrane and playwright August Wilson, a Virginia location central to the slave trade and civil rights locations in Birmingham, a preservation group...
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In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018, photo, Joel Grey, director of the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene production of a Yiddish-language version of "Fiddler on the Roof," is interviewed at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 03, 2018 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem meshuga — crazy — to stage a beloved musical in a language that most of the audience won't understand. But Tevye the dairyman and his family will speak Yiddish in an off-Broadway production of "Fiddler on the Roof" directed by Oscar and Tony winner Joel Grey. Previews...
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OBIT - In this April 27, 2015 file photo choreographer Gillian Lynne arrives to delivers her speech during a press presentation to promote the musical Cats, in Paris, France. Choreographer Gillian Lynne, who worked closely for many years with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber on some of his most famous works, has died in London. She was 92. Her husband, the actor Peter Land, said on Twitter that she died Sunday evening at the Princess Grace Hospital. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
July 02, 2018 - 8:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Choreographer Gillian Lynne, who worked closely for many years with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber on some of his most famous works, has died in London. She was 92. Her husband, the actor Peter Land, said on Twitter that she died Sunday evening at the Princess Grace Hospital. He said...
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June 29, 2018 - 8:39 am
Gowns and ensembles worn by Carol Burnett, Cher and Raquel Welch are going up on the auction block. The clothing was created by 78-year-old fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie, who has been honored for his work in motion pictures, television and the fashion industry. Julien's Auctions says the...
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