Theater

Performers take cover from the cold as they move through Sixth Avenue during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
November 23, 2018 - 1:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Macy's is apologizing for "technical difficulties" after fans watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade ripped into singer Rita Ora for what they saw as awkward lip-syncing. The British singer appeared out of sync...
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People watch the floats from a balcony during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 22, 2018 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Frigid weather and blustery winds didn't chill the enthusiasm at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, where spectators bundled up in blankets and sleeping bags and the giant character balloons flew lower than usual. SpongeBob, Charlie Brown, the Grinch and other big balloons were...
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Russian theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov waits for a start of court hearing in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Serebrennikov has been under house arrest since August 2017 on charges of embezzling 133 million rubles (1bout $2 million) of state funding for a theater project, accusations he denies. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
November 07, 2018 - 2:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The fraud trial of arguably Russia's best-known contemporary theater and film director has opened in Moscow. Kirill Serebrennikov is accused of embezzling 133 million rubles (about $2 million) of state funding for a theater project. Speaking at the start of the trial on Wednesday the...
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Bruce Springsteen performs at the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
November 06, 2018 - 7:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen teamed up with country star Eric Church on a version of "Working on the Highway" and Jon Stewart laced into Donald Trump at a bawdy event Monday in New York that gathered comedians and musicians to help raise money for military veterans. Springsteen, a vocal critic...
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In this undated handout photo provided Nov. 5, 2018, by the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts designed by Dutch architect Francine Houben is seen in Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan. A sprawling complex of four theaters billed as the biggest performing arts center in the world has opened in southern Taiwan. (National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts via AP)
November 05, 2018 - 10:29 pm
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — A sprawling complex of four theaters billed as the biggest performing arts center in the world has opened in southern Taiwan. The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts houses a 1,981-seat concert hall, a 2,236-seat opera house, a play house and a recital hall under a...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2010 file photo, author Ntozake Shange attends a special screening of 'For Colored Girls' at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Playwright, poet and author Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf," has died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, according to her daughter, Savannah Sange. She was 70. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
October 27, 2018 - 10:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright, poet and author Ntozake Shange, whose most acclaimed theater piece is the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf," died Saturday, according to her daughter. She was 70. Shange's "For Colored Girls" describes...
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This image released by NBC shows Kristin Chenoweth, left, and Idina Menzel from the Halloween-themed TV special "A Very Wicked Halloween: Celebrating 15 Years On Broadway," airing on NBC on Oct. 29 at 10pm ET. Chenoweth and Menzel were original stars of the Broadway production. (Eric Liebowitz/NBC via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Fifteen years ago, one of the top films in the land was "Finding Nemo" and Shania Twain played the Super Bowl halftime show. 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" was a hit album and a couple of witches-to-be took over Broadway. The musical "Wicked" shook off some tepid reviews to roar...
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In this Aug. 30, 2018, photo Seraphina, 3, plays with a V-Tech Explore and Write Activity Set at the Walmart Toy Shop event in New York. Walmart says 30 percent of its holiday toy assortment will be new. It will also offer 40 percent more toys on Walmart.com from a year ago. In November and December, the company’s toy area will be rebranded as “America’s Best Toy Shop.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 12, 2018 - 12:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Is Party City the successor to Toys R Us? Will shoppers embrace the revival of FAO Schwarz, staffed with theatrical performers? Ahead of the holiday season, stores aren't just expanding their toy aisles to offer more choices. They're trying to at the very least replicate the Toys R...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, actress Kathleen Turner attends a special screening of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales", in New York. Turner will make an unexpected Metropolitan Opera debut in Donizetti’s “The Daughter of the Regiment” in the non-singing role of the Duchess of Krakenthorp. She will appear in seven performances of the comic opera from Feb. 7 to March 1. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 11, 2018 - 9:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the acting's most distinctive voices will make an unexpected Metropolitan Opera debut. Kathleen Turner, known for words that smoke rather than shimmer, is joining the cast of Gaetano Donizetti's "The Daughter of the Regiment" in the non-singing role of the Duchess of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2008 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey arrives at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. A year after it became an unwilling focus for Britain's #MeToo movement, the Old Vic Theatre says it is trying to stamp out abuses of power in all workplaces. The London theater company once led by actor Kevin Spacey said Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 that 20 cultural organizations have joined it in appointing workplace "guardians," specially trained staff who serve as a first line of defense against bullying, harassment and abuse(AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)
October 01, 2018 - 9:43 am
LONDON (AP) — A year after it became an unwilling focus for Britain's #MeToo movement, the Old Vic Theatre says it is trying to stamp out abuses of power in all workplaces. The London theater company once led by actor Kevin Spacey said Monday that 20 cultural organizations have joined it in...
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