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ADDS THE NAMES OF THE CHARACTERS PORTRAYED ON STAGE - In this May 21, 2017 photo provided by The Public Theater, Tina Benko, left, portrays Melania Trump in the role of Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, and Gregg Henry, center left, portrays President Donald Trump in the role of Julius Caesar during a dress rehearsal of The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar, in New York. Rounding out the cast on stage is Teagle F. Bougere as Casca, and Elizabeth Marvel, right, as Marc Anthony. (Joan Marcus/The Public Theater via AP)
June 11, 2017 - 8:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines on Sunday said it is pulling its sponsorship from a Manhattan-based theater company for portraying Julius Caesar as a Donald Trump look-alike in a business suit who gets knifed to death on stage. The Atlanta-based airline released a statement saying it notified The...
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ADDS THE NAMES OF THE CHARACTERS PORTRAYED ON STAGE - In this May 21, 2017 photo provided by The Public Theater, Tina Benko, left, portrays Melania Trump in the role of Caesar's wife, Calpurnia, and Gregg Henry, center left, portrays President Donald Trump in the role of Julius Caesar during a dress rehearsal of The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar, in New York. Rounding out the cast on stage is Teagle F. Bougere as Casca, and Elizabeth Marvel, right, as Marc Anthony. (Joan Marcus/The Public Theater via AP)
June 11, 2017 - 8:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delta Air Lines on Sunday said it is pulling its sponsorship from a Manhattan-based theater company for portraying Julius Caesar as a Donald Trump look-alike in a business suit who gets knifed to death on stage. The Atlanta-based airline released a statement saying it notified The...
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Cynthia Nixon arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 11, 2017 - 8:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 8:46 p.m. Cynthia Nixon won her second Tony Award, this time for her work in Lillian Hellman's "The Little Foxes." Nixon, who played lawyer Miranda on TV in "Sex and the City" from 1998 to 2004, has also been a steady presence on...
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Scarlett Johansson arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 11, 2017 - 8:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 8:06 p.m. Stephen Colbert joined host Kevin Spacey to riff on "Groundhog Day: The Musical" and other Broadway shows during the opening of the Tony Awards. Colbert popped out of a huge groundhog head before Spacey donned a beard ala "...
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In this image released by Universal Pictures, Sofia Boutella appears in a scene from, "The Mummy." (Universal Pictures via AP)
June 11, 2017 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Cruise was no match for Wonder Woman. Warner Bros.' "Wonder Woman" wrapped up Cruise's "The Mummy" at the weekend box office, pulling in an estimated $57.2 million in North American theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday. Universal's "The Mummy" looked its age, selling a...
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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 11, 2017 - 12:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards kick off with Kevin Spacey as its first-time host hoping to shake the telecast's post-"Hamilton" hangover. The leading musical Tony nominees on Sunday are "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812" with 12 nominations, "Dear Evan Hansen" with nine and "Hello,...
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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 11, 2017 - 12:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards kick off with Kevin Spacey as its first-time host hoping to shake the telecast's post-"Hamilton" hangover. The leading musical nominees on Sunday are "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812" with 12 nominations, "Dear Evan Hansen" with nine and "Hello, Dolly...
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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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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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