Broadway

Entertainer Michael Jackson sings at half-time during the Super Bowl X XVII game between the Buffalo Bills and the Dallas Cowboys at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
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January 24, 2019 - 9:38 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A stage musical about Michael Jackson will premiere in Chicago later this year before heading to Broadway in 2020. Officials said Wednesday that "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" will begin pre-Broadway performances at Chicago's Nederlander Theatre on Oct. 29 and run through Dec. 1...
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This June 19, 1978 file photo shows actress Carol Channing in New York. Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television has died at age 97.
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January 15, 2019 - 8:02 am
By Mark Kennedy, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly" on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll said...
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Hugh Jackman
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November 29, 2018 - 11:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hugh Jackman will launch his first ever world tour next year, performing at arenas mostly reserved for pop, rock and rap stars. The multi-talented entertainer announced his "The Man. The Music. The Show." tour on Thursday, which will feature Jackman singing songs from "The Greatest...
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Rita Moreno joins 'West Side Story' movie remake
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November 28, 2018 - 1:33 pm
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- The original "West Side Story" film in 1961 earned Rita Moreno an Oscar, and now she has signed on for the remake. The 86-year-old actress is reportedly set to play Valentina, "a reconceived and expanded version of the character of Doc, the owner of the corner...
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Kids rehearse six hours a day for Music Theatre Philly's summer camp series production of "Hamilton."
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Cherri Gregg
August 28, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of lucky kids aren't throwing away their shot to bring a miniature version of one of the nation's most popular Broadway musicals to the stage this week. Nearly two dozen kids are rehearsing six hours a day — plus more practice time at home — to perfect Music...
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In this Sept. 22, 1994, file photo, american playwright Neil Simon answers questions during an interview in Seattle, Wash.
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August 26, 2018 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as "The Odd Couple," ''Barefoot in the Park" and his "Brighton Beach" trilogy dominated Broadway for decades, has died. He was 91. Simon died early Sunday of complications from pneumonia surrounded by family at...
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Bruce Springsteen
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July 18, 2018 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Put away your wallet — you won't have to pay hundreds of dollars to see Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show. Netflix announced Wednesday that it will broadcast The Boss' one-man show on Dec. 15, his last performance. "Springsteen on Broadway" has been extended three times. He had...
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In this Oct. 14, 2005, file photo, Hollywood icon Tab Hunter answers questions from the crowd during a book signing in New York for his memoir, "Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star."
AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File
July 09, 2018 - 11:21 am
By Shawn Marsh, Associated Press Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenage girls in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees!" and received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay, has died. He was 86. Producer and...
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some of the touring company's actors from "Aladdin" stepped off stage to lead a special health and wellness workshop at the Christian Street YMCA for young fans.
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Justin Udo
June 26, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Stars from a Broadway box office smash hit are using their show to encourage kids to get up and go. For the next week, the popular musical "Aladdin" will continue to bring some Disney magic to the Academy of Music for nightly performances. On Tuesday, some of the...
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Todd Ellison
Philly POPS
Steve Tawa
June 21, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Next year at this time, the Philly POPS will be bringing in a new conductor, Todd Ellison, to lead the ensemble in American popular music. In a mutual decision, current Music Director Michael Krajewski will conclude his six-year tenure next spring. He's a pianist with...
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