Stagecraft

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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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, illusionist David Copperfield appears in court in Las Vegas. The jury is due to hear closing arguments Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in a lawsuit brought by Gavin Cox, blaming Las Vegas Strip headliner Copperfield for injuries he received taking part in a signature vanishing act in November 2013. Cox and his wife are suing Copperfield, the MGM Grand hotel and several business entities for negligence and monetary damages. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 30, 2018 - 4:53 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Illusionist David Copperfield was found negligent but not financially responsible for a British tourist's injuries during a signature vanishing act that used participants from the audience of a Las Vegas Strip show in 2013, a jury said Tuesday. Gavin Cox and his wife, Minh-Hahn Cox...
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May 18, 2018 - 1:19 pm
LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Costumes play a leading role as movies transport viewers to other times, open doors to foreign cultures, and imagine wars in distant galaxies. Now, some of those ensembles are on display for the first time in "Creating the Illusion: Costumes & Characters from the...
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Sally Field holds up a sweater worn by her character in "Forrest Gump" as she presents the career achievement award at the 20th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 21, 2018 - 6:16 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Wonder Woman's gilded bustier, the spangled skating dresses in "I, Tonya" and the subdued shades of the 1960s as shown in "The Shape of Water" were among the finest costumes of the year, according to the Costume Designers Guild. The union celebrated the year's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, Louis C.K. arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. The New York premiere of Louis C.K.’s controversial new film “I Love You, Daddy” has been canceled amid swirling controversy over the film and the comedian. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 10, 2017 - 3:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct toward several women, including masturbating in front of them to their horror and embarrassment, according to a report in The New York Times. Comedians Dana Min Goodman, Abby Schachner, Julia Wolov, Rebecca Corry allege the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2007, file photo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky performs during the final dress rehearsal for the opera "Eugene Onegin" in New York. Hvorostovsky made a surprise appearance Sunday, May 7, 2017, at the Metropolitan Opera gala celebrating the 50th anniversary of the company's move to Lincoln Center in 1966. Hvorostovsky has been undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. (AP Photo/Shiho Fukada, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Dmitri Hvorostovsky walked stiffly toward the center of the stage after the surprise announcement by Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb. The 54-year-old Russian withdrew in December from all staged opera performances because treatment for a brain tumor diagnosed in June...
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