Broadway's best take to the red carpet for the 2012 Tony Awards.
High-profile Hollywood actors and Broadway veterans alike on stage and in the crowd celebrated theater, and the best performances of the year, at the 66th annual Tony Awards Sunday night.
Despite what people think, The Great White Way isn't a vast wasteland filled with has-been stars, television talent competition show rejects and washed-up celebrities; it's actually a draw for high-wattage thespians who want some fat on which to chew.
Off the beaten path of the Los Angeles theater district, troubadours are resurrecting Shakespeare in an adaptation that would make the Bard smile.
Broadway is about to get a little extra sparkle in those famous neon lights.
Ashley Greene talks about playing "Twilight's" Alice Cullen and answers your iReport questions.
As families head home after the holidays and children return to school, New York City is on sale for travelers willing to brave the cold temperatures in exchange for lower prices.
For those of you desperately missing basketball during the NBA lockout, an antidote to your hoop pangs is on the way -- a musical comedy about basketball will open for previews on Broadway on Nov. 12. It's called Lysistrata Jones and is based on the original Lysistrata, which, of course, was written by Aristophanes back in 411 BC.
The Hairspray star now works part-time at a boutique in her hometown
CNN's Maggie Lake talks to the man charged with turning the much maligned Broadway production around.
The actress presents the top acting awards at Sunday's Broadway event
"The Book of Mormon," a musical satire about religion written by the creators of "South Park," and "War Horse," a British play about a boy's search for his beloved horse, dominated the 65th annual Tony Awards Sunday night.
The best of Broadway is honored at the 65th annual Tony Awards.
Frances McDormand and Sutton Foster also land in Broadway's winners circle
Ben Brantley also has roles picked out for Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen
The South Park duo's musical The Book of Mormon scores 14 nominations
The rocker seeks unspecified damages after his June 2009 show mishap
The director of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" responds to criticism over preview show glitches.
The first production in centuries of a lost Shakespeare play has experts debating who really wrote it. CNN's Nick Glass reports.
The actor, who played Mr. Cunningham on the sitcom, died at his Palm Springs, Calif., home
The TV host wows the audience with an unexpected cameo in the musical Promises, Promises
The Idol alum and his girlfriend Angel Reed are expecting, and he says that's "a beautiful thing"
The actress is reveling in her first Tony Award - and recuperating from a throat virus
"Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be on Broadway," exclaimed Tony winner Johansson
The two stars will honor the best featured actress at this Sunday's ceremony
The Will & Grace and Promises, Promises star will emcee on June 13
Broadway's highest honor focuses on stars including Scarlett Johansson and Jude Law, too
The stars of "The 101 Dalmatians Musical" are really a spoiled bunch. They travel in luxury in their own van, are pampered 24/7 and have all their meals catered.
She's set to play Roxie Hart in the Broadway production beginning in December
Catherine Zeta-Jones is limbering up for her Broadway debut.
The quirky actress drops out of a stage production in New York due to the illness
Robert Williams, 12, wasn't worried about flying for the first time or visiting a big city. He was only concerned that his manners wouldn't be up to his grandmother's standards.
The Poison frontman tells PEOPLE he's "okay" after his injury - and with his dating life
Drive through downtown Minneapolis these days and you're almost certain to bump into a billboard (or two or three) emblazoned with the title of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner's latest work, "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures."
Pulitzer-winning playwright Tony Kushner talks to CNN's Chris Welch about gay marriage, politics and President Obama.
The rocker blames organizers for his injury at award show broadcast
The Poison frontman is knocked to the ground during Broadway's big night
The acclaimed actress and "fierce mom" leaves behind her husband of 14 years and two teenage sons
The Entourage star opens up about the life-threatening mercury poisoning that forced him out of a Broadway show
Broadway dreams can come true. Just ask 10-year-old Nicholas Dayton.
Harold Pinter, the Nobel Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter whose absurdist and realistic works displayed a despair and defiance about the human condition, has died, according to British media reports. He was 78.
Van Johnson, whose boyish looks and earnest manner made him a Hollywood heartthrob in the 1940s and '50s, died Friday in an assisted-care facility, a friend told CNN.
Three Broadway revivals feature star turns by Kristin Scott Thomas and Frank Langella, plus Katie Holmes' stage debut
Daniel Radcliffe makes his Broadway debut and proves he's ready to graduate
The actors' union and Broadway theater producers have reached a tentative agreement for a new 39-month contract that covers Broadway shows and touring productions
Plus: Whoopi dances with Mario Lopez, while Gypsy star Patti LuPone is a big winner
Broadway looked to the future -- and to its past -- at the 2008 Tony Awards with In the Heights, the best musical winner, and August: Osage County, the best play, sharing the spotlight with a nearly 60-year-old South Pacific
Who should win? Who will win? Don't ask Richard Zoglin. But here's his ballot, with his annotated choices
The high school musical has graduated from Oklahoma! -- and from High School Musical too
It's boom-boom time for comedians and satirists. They pack out tents at music festivals, clubs and pubs and fill up the prime time slots on TV and radio. They have colonized multimedia with podcasts, vodcasts and blogs. So if you need cheering up or feel like a laugh, there have never been more places to get it.
The Dancing with the Stars finalist is stepping into A Chorus Line
Avoid the mile-long lines at the Times Square TKTS booth by buying discounted Broadway tickets using one of these eight approaches.
The writers strike dramatically altered this year's Golden Globes. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.
Broadway raced to reopen for business Thursday after stagehands and theater producers reached a tentative agreement, ending a crippling 19-day strike
The lights of Broadway will shine brightly again after stagehands and producers reached a tentative agreement late Wednesday, ending a 19-day strike.
In the past, the bellowing cry of "the show must go on" has assured theater-goers that no matter what happens, someone, anyone, will appear on stage once the curtain opens.
So how did Jennifer Garner feel after making her Broadway debut Thursday night?
Hopes were high, with the likes of Kenneth Branagh, Harold Pinter, Michael Caine and Jude Law at the helm. But the result's a disaster.
Candy Buckley, a Broadway stage actor acclaimed for her performance as Frau Kost in the recent Sam Mendes staging of Cabaret, is onstage portraying a martini-swilling 57-year-old mother. "I want to be healthier, but I also want a martini," laments Buckley's character. "I'm torn."
A new initiative revives one of the great literary controversies: that the Bard was not who we think he was
Can using a TV reality show to pick two stars for a musical revival really be bad for Broadway? Hardly
A spate of plays are examining both the political and human costs of the war in Iraq
TIME's Richard Zoglin gives his appraisal of all the nominees for the four top awards and gauges their chances on this Sunday's awards show as Broadway honors its best
The first Broadway show that Christine Ebersole ever saw was not on Broadway, but in the auditorium of Skokie Junior High School in Winnetka, Illinois. It was Finian's Rainbow, and she sat in the orchestra pit, a dutiful student, violin at the ready. "I was so busy watching, it ended my career as a violinist," Ebersole says.
He sits among critics, producers and agents in the darkened theater, looking almost as cowed as the hyperventilating young recruit in his show.
Two weeks to the night after the Olympic flame was extinguished in this Italian Alpine city, something as good as gold was conferred on a long-proved mental athlete.
Halle Berry had to write "I will not make 'Catwoman II' " on a chalkboard four times in order to earn her pudding pot as Harvard's Hasty Pudding woman of the year.
(CNN) -- "The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life," so said Oscar Wilde.
"Brokeback Mountain," the story of two cowboys grappling with their love for each other, was the top Golden Globe contender Tuesday, picking up seven nominations, including best dramatic picture.
However slippery and accommodating his nature, Prime Minister Tony Blair (Julian Sands) is still a proper Brit.
Actress Anne Bancroft, who seduced Dustin Hoffman in "The Graduate" and won Oscar and Tony awards for playing Helen Keller's teacher in "The Miracle Worker," has died of cancer at age 73, her agent said Tuesday.
"Wild On!" is back, and Tara Reid has signed on as host.
When singers and performers set out to sharpen their skills, some attend music conservatories, some go to a university with a strong performing arts program, and some take private lessons.
Besides Lewis Black, comedian, there's Lewis Black, playwright, a man who's written more than 40 plays and still keeps a good bit of his heart in the theater.
Arthur Miller, the American playwright whose works "Death of a Salesman," "All My Sons" and "The Crucible" made him one of the leading lights of 20th-century theater, has died. He was 89.
"Finding Neverland" is a beautifully crafted exploration of the many dimensions of the human heart.
Well, you can say one thing about Rosie O'Donnell: She puts her money where her mouth is. She footed the entire $10 million bill for her recently opened Broadway musical Taboo and voiced her intent...
"STELLAAA!" The cry of Kowalski and others like it were once first heard on the grand commercial stages of New York City. Now 1,100 regional nonprofit theaters "identify and create the great litera...
In 1982, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, a stage version of the 1954 MGM movie musical, opened on Broadway. David Landay, producer and co-author of the show's book, had raised $1.25 million--nothi...
Theater fans may talk about the lullaby of Broadway, but there's nothing soothing about paying as much as $100 for an orchestra seat on the Great White Way, $199 a night for a hotel room in Times S...
What would a hit playwright know about investing and takeovers? Plenty, in the case of Jerry Sterner. A former packager of real estate tax shelters and a serious part-time stock market investor, St...
Forget about Wall Street's favorite stocks. Let's talk about Wall Street's favorite play. Surprising numbers of investment bankers have been leaving work early and lining up at an off-Broadway thea...
Ever since the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis opened 25 years ago with a production of Hamlet, regional theater has been a powerful cultural force in America. Such hits as Agnes of God, Crimes of t...
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