Performing arts

FILE - In this June 7, 2015 file photo, the cast of "Jersey Boys" performs at the 69th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winning “House of Cards” star who happens to have a Tony Award of his own, will host this year's awards show on Sunday. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
June 09, 2017 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Last year at the Tony Awards, a rabid interest in "Hamilton" stemmed a three-year slide in viewership. This year, there's a new host, an old home and hope that a starry list of celebrities can cure the post-"Hamilton" hangover. Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winning "House of Cards" star...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2015 file photo, Glenne Headly attends an event honoring fellow actor Ed Harris with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in Los Angeles. Headly, an early member of the renowned Steppenwolf Theatre Company who went on to star in films and on TV, died Thursday night, according to her agent. She was 62. No cause of death or location was immediately available. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
June 09, 2017 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Glenne Headly, an early member of the acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company who went on to star in films and on TV, died Thursday night, according to her agent. She was 62. No cause of death or location was immediately available. Headly was known from her performances in "Dirty...
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June 05, 2017 - 2:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City ballet dancer can also add heroics to his repertoire — having saved a homeless man who was pushed onto subway tracks over the weekend. Thirty-one-year-old Gray Davis, a dancer with the American Ballet Theater, says no one was acting to help the unidentified man who...
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June 03, 2017 - 12:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sixty pianos painted by artists and performers will be placed around New York City for anyone who wants to play them. A kickoff event for the street pianos will be held Monday in lower Manhattan. The bandleader for CBS' "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Jon Batiste, will lead 60...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2017 file photo, actress Taraji P. Henson arrives at the MTV Movie and TV Awards in Los Angeles. Henson will serve as a presenter at this year's Tony Awards on June 11. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 31, 2017 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey will have some starry names helping him hand out Tony Awards: Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Josh Gad, Taraji P. Henson, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick, Keegan-Michael Key and Olivia Wilde have all signed up to help present trophies. Spacey, who won Oscars...
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Police stand guard outside Wembley Stadium ahead of the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea, in London, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
May 27, 2017 - 2:21 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in Manchester, England (all times local): 7 p.m. Former U.S. President Barack Obama has offered his condolences to victims of the Manchester bombing during a meeting with Prince Harry. The prince's Kensington Palace office tweeted a...
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Police stand guard outside Wembley Stadium ahead of the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea, in London, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
May 27, 2017 - 12:10 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in Manchester, England (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Police say nothing suspicious has been found at London's Old Vic Theatre after a security alert prompted the evacuation of cast and audience in the middle of a performance. Theatergoers...
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Police stand guard outside Wembley Stadium ahead of the FA Cup final soccer match between Arsenal and Chelsea, in London, Saturday, May 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
May 27, 2017 - 10:49 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the concert bombing in Manchester, England (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Soccer fans are arriving for the FA Cup final with armed police on the streets outside at Wembley Stadium in London as Britain stages its biggest sporting event since the Manchester...
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May 25, 2017 - 2:37 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury declined to indict an escort and former Louisville men's basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program. The Jefferson County grand jury decided Thursday there wasn't enough evidence for charges of prostitution and unlawful transactions with a...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2016 file photo, Tony Award winner Leslie Odom Jr. poses for a portrait in New York. The Boston Pops announced Wednesday, May 24, 2017, that Odom, Andy Grammer and Grammy Award-winning musician Melissa Etheridge will headline the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular this year under the direction of Pops conductor Keith Lockhart. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP, File)
May 24, 2017 - 8:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Tony Award-winning actor and musician Leslie Odom Jr., who starred in the Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton," will be among the guest artists at Boston's iconic July Fourth concert and fireworks celebration. The Boston Pops announced Wednesday that Odom, singer-songwriter Andy Grammer and...
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