Theater

April 30, 2018 - 7:04 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The lead actor in a production of the Tony Award-winning musical Hamilton has called out Salt Lake City theater-goers who pulled out their cellphones during performances in Utah. Soon after the show ended, Joseph Morales called the behavior shockingly rude in a Tweet on Sunday...
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**HOLD FOR STORY TITLED Japan-Sexual Misconduct BY YURI KAGEYAMA **A 20-year-old actress, who goes by the name Chino, right, speaks to journalists at the Tokyo courthouse Friday April, 27, 2018 in Tokyo. Chino, leader of Tokyo-based theater troupe TremendousCircus, who won a settlement last week from a director she said sexually harassed her said Friday that she plans to use the money to start a #MeToo group for Japan's entertainment industry. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama)
April 27, 2018 - 6:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese actress who won a settlement last week from a director she said sexually harassed her said Friday that she plans to use the money to start a #MeToo group for Japan's entertainment industry. "I don't know any theater groups that don't have power or sexual harassment," the 20-...
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Tom Cruise, star of the upcoming film "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," addresses the audience during the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 25, 2018 - 11:28 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Paramount Pictures is ready for its comeback story. On Wednesday at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas, studio chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos announced a sequel to the breakthrough thriller "A Quiet Place," two new Star Trek movies and trotted out its biggest star, Tom Cruise,...
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David Copperfield gestures as he takes the stand during his civil trial at the Regional Justice Center on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Las Vegas. A British tourist claims he was seriously hurt in a fall while taking part in one of Copperfield's signature illusions in 2013. Plaintiff Gavin Cox of Kent, England, alleges he fell after being hurried by stagehands through an MGM Grand hotel alleyway coated with a powdery residue near a trailer-sized trash bin. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye /Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 5:04 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — David Copperfield insisted Tuesday he knew of no one being injured during 20 years of performing a signature vanishing act at the center of a lawsuit by a British tourist who claims he was seriously hurt in a fall during a Las Vegas performance. Amid complaints from his lawyers...
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Leonardo DiCaprio, right, a cast member in the upcoming film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," addresses the audience as the film's writer/director Quentin Tarantino looks on during the Sony Pictures Entertainment presentation at CinemaCon 2018, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at Caesars Palace on Monday, April 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
April 24, 2018 - 6:33 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theater owners Monday that his studio is dedicated to appealing to a range of audiences — from global franchises such as "Spider-Man" and "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series to family films, action pics, comedies and...
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FILE - This undated photo shows boxer Jack Johnson. President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships. Trump tweets that the actor Sylvester Stallone called him to share Johnson's story. Trump says Johnson's "trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial." The president adds: "Others have looked at this over the years, most thought it would be done, but yes, I am considering a Full Pardon!" (AP Photo/File
April 21, 2018 - 4:59 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump announced Saturday on...
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In this April 18, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, in Palm Beach, Fla. The Democratic National Committee on Friday sued President Donald Trump's campaign, Trump's son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks. The Democrats accuse the defendants of conspiring to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election after breaking into DNC computers and stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 21, 2018 - 2:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents. The lawsuit filed in...
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Kerry Washington, cast member of "Scandal" arrives a the live stage reading of the series finale at El Capitan Theatre on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
April 20, 2018 - 12:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kerry Washington hopes that when people look back on "Scandal," they remember the show as courageous and bold. The woman who made the character Olivia Pope a household name spoke about the ABC series' impact as it aired its final episode after seven seasons on Thursday. While...
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In this Jan. 25, 2012 photo provided by the University of California, Irvine, Donald McKayle watches a dancer in a studio on the campus of the UCI. McKayle, a modern dancer and choreographer who brought the black experience in America to the Broadway stage in musicals such as "Raisin" and "Sophisticated Ladies," has died. He was 87. His wife, Lea McKayle, told UCI that McKayle died Friday night, April 6, 2018. He was a UCI professor emeritus of dance. (Michelle S. Kim/UCI via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 12:45 am
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Donald McKayle, a modern dancer and choreographer who brought the black experience in America to the Broadway stage in musicals such as "Raisin" and "Sophisticated Ladies," has died. He was 87. His wife, Lea McKayle, told the University of California, Irvine that McKayle died...
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Musician Ronnie Wood, right, and Sally Wood pose for photographers upon arrival at the Olivier Awards in London, Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
April 08, 2018 - 2:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — Women's rights activists joined stage stars on the red carpet Sunday at British theater's Olivier Awards, where "Hamilton" led the race for trophies with 13 nominations. Inspired by the Time's Up movement against sexual harassment and abuse, several leading actresses brought guests...
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