Performing arts

April 18, 2017 - 7:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Soprano Nadine Sierra has won the 2017 Richard Tucker Award, dubbed the Heisman Trophy of opera. The 28-year-old Florida native is "an American singer at the threshold of a major international career," according to the Richard Tucker Music Foundation. That's the condition for the...
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April 18, 2017 - 7:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Soprano Nadine Sierra has won the 2017 Richard Tucker Award, dubbed the Heisman Trophy of opera. The 28-year-old Florida native is "an American singer at the threshold of a major international career," according to the Richard Tucker Music Foundation. That's the criteria for the...
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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 - 1:43 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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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 - 1:33 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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FILE - In this May 23, 2016, file photo, Patti Murin attends the world premiere of "Me Before You," in New York. Disney Theatrical Productions announced Monday, April 17, 2017 that Murin and Cassie Levy will star in the upcoming stage adaptation of “Frozen." (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
April 17, 2017 - 2:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming stage adaptation of "Frozen" has found its sisters Anna and Elsa — they'll be played by two Broadway veterans in Patti Murin and Cassie Levy. Disney Theatrical Productions unveiled the pair Monday. Levy has starred on Broadway in "Ghost," ''Wicked" and the 2014 revival...
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April 17, 2017 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming stage adaptation of "Frozen" has found its sisters Anna and Elsa — they'll be played by two Broadway veterans in Patti Murin and Cassie Levy. Disney Theatrical Productions unveiled the pair Monday. Levy has starred on Broadway in "Ghost," ''Wicked" and the 2014 revival...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2015 file photo, Andy Karl attends the 30th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at the NYU Skirball Center in New York. Producers of the Broadway musical "Groundhog Day" say it will open as planned, but injured star Karl's status is unclear. Karl hurt himself during a preview performance Friday, April 14, 2017, forcing the cancellation of Saturday's matinee. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
April 15, 2017 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Producers of the Broadway musical "Groundhog Day" said it will open as planned, but injured star Andy Karl's status was unclear. Karl hurt himself during a preview performance Friday, forcing the cancellation of Saturday's matinee. Understudy Andrew Call was to fill in for him at...
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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 - 7:20 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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April 10, 2017 - 3:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The Charleston Gazette-Mail has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting for exposing the unchecked flow of opioids into depressed West Virginia counties. Gazette-Mail...
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April 10, 2017 - 3:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Colson Whitehead has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel "The Underground Railroad," which combined flights of imagination with the grimmest and most realistic detail of 19th-...
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