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Broadway's best on the red carpetupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 05:25:00

Broadway's best take to the red carpet for the 2012 Tony Awards.

'Once,' 'Porgy and Bess,' 'Death of a Salesman' big winners at Tony awardsupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 05:25:00

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.

TV stars on Broadway: Growing trend and winning formula updated: Fri Jun 08 2012 11:45:00

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.

'Two Gentlemen of Chicago' mixes Shakespeare and Chicago's musicupdated: Tue Mar 20 2012 02:40:00

Off the beaten path of the Los Angeles theater district, troubadours are resurrecting Shakespeare in an adaptation that would make the Bard smile.

'Twilight: The Musical': It's happeningupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 10:17:00

Broadway is about to get a little extra sparkle in those famous neon lights.

Why Greene likes 'Twilight' Aliceupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 10:17:00

Ashley Greene talks about playing "Twilight's" Alice Cullen and answers your iReport questions.

New York City on saleupdated: Thu Dec 29 2011 17:07:00

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. Deford: Turn to Broadway musical for basketball fix during lockoutupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 13:18:00

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. Nikki Blonsky's Latest Role: Selling Shoesupdated: Tue Jul 12 2011 17:51:00

The Hairspray star now works part-time at a boutique in her hometown

Can 'Spider-Man' musical make money?updated: Wed Jun 15 2011 16:57:00

CNN's Maggie Lake talks to the man charged with turning the much maligned Broadway production around. Catherine Zeta-Jones Sparkles at Tony Awardsupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 12:52:00

The actress presents the top acting awards at Sunday's Broadway event

'Mormon' musical, 'War Horse' play win big on Broadwayupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 11:19:00

"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 Book of Mormon' wins best musicalupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 11:19:00

The best of Broadway is honored at the 65th annual Tony Awards. Book of Mormon Sweeps Tony Awards - No Surpriseupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 10:51:00

Frances McDormand and Sutton Foster also land in Broadway's winners circle New York Times Critic Casts Lady Gaga on Broadwayupdated: Tue May 31 2011 13:09:00

Ben Brantley also has roles picked out for Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen Tonys Love Mormon But Snub Daniel Radcliffeupdated: Tue May 03 2011 14:31:00

The South Park duo's musical The Book of Mormon scores 14 nominations Bret Michaels Sues CBS and Tony Awards over Head Injuryupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 20:48:00

The rocker seeks unspecified damages after his June 2009 show mishap

'Spider-Man' director on criticism 12/6updated: Mon Feb 14 2011 15:57:00

The director of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" responds to criticism over preview show glitches.

Who wrote the lost Shakespeare play?updated: Fri Jan 21 2011 07:57:00

The first production in centuries of a lost Shakespeare play has experts debating who really wrote it. CNN's Nick Glass reports. Happy Days Star Tom Bosley Dead at 83updated: Tue Oct 19 2010 19:08:00

The actor, who played Mr. Cunningham on the sitcom, died at his Palm Springs, Calif., home PHOTO: Ellen DeGeneres Plays Nurse in Surprise Broadway Debutupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 16:47:00

The TV host wows the audience with an unexpected cameo in the musical Promises, Promises Constantine Maroulis Looks Forward to Becoming a Dadupdated: Mon Jul 19 2010 17:33:00

The Idol alum and his girlfriend Angel Reed are expecting, and he says that's "a beautiful thing" Catherine Zeta-Jones 'Taking it Easy' After Tony Winupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 09:48:00

The actress is reveling in her first Tony Award - and recuperating from a throat virus Scarlett Johansson & Denzel Washington Named Broadway's Bestupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 11:09:00

"Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to be on Broadway," exclaimed Tony winner Johansson Katie Holmes to Present at Tonys with Daniel Radcliffeupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 13:33:00

The two stars will honor the best featured actress at this Sunday's ceremony Sean Hayes Named Host of This Year's Tonysupdated: Mon May 24 2010 15:08:00

The Will & Grace and Promises, Promises star will emcee on June 13 Liev Schreiber, Denzel Washington Among Tony Contendersupdated: Tue May 04 2010 13:55:00

Broadway's highest honor focuses on stars including Scarlett Johansson and Jude Law, too

Different breed of star hits stage in '101 Dalmatians'updated: Mon Dec 21 2009 15:13:00

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. Report: Ashlee Simpson to Join Chicago on Broadwayupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 14:17:00

She's set to play Roxie Hart in the Broadway production beginning in December

Catherine Zeta-Jones to star in Broadway musicalupdated: Tue Sep 22 2009 19:04:00

Catherine Zeta-Jones is limbering up for her Broadway debut. Parker Posey Diagnosed with Lyme Diseaseupdated: Thu Aug 27 2009 13:46:00

The quirky actress drops out of a stage production in New York due to the illness

Elderhostel trips connect kids and grandparentsupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 10:06:00

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. Bret Michaels Won't Sue Tony Awardsupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 10:11:00

The Poison frontman tells PEOPLE he's "okay" after his injury - and with his dating life

Pulitzer-winning playwright talks gay marriage, Obama, new playupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 09:13:00

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."

Kushner on the issuesupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 09:13:00

Pulitzer-winning playwright Tony Kushner talks to CNN's Chris Welch about gay marriage, politics and President Obama. Bret Michaels Lashes Out Against Tony Awardsupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 14:14:00

The rocker blames organizers for his injury at award show broadcast Bret Michaels Injured at the Tony Awardsupdated: Mon Jun 08 2009 12:49:00

The Poison frontman is knocked to the ground during Broadway's big night Natasha Richardson, Star of Screen and Stage, Dead at 45updated: Thu Mar 19 2009 16:32:00

The acclaimed actress and "fierce mom" leaves behind her husband of 14 years and two teenage sons Jeremy Piven Explains His Mystery Ailmentupdated: Thu Jan 15 2009 17:24:00

The Entourage star opens up about the life-threatening mercury poisoning that forced him out of a Broadway show

Take the kids and make the most of Broadway discountsupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 11:19:00

Broadway dreams can come true. Just ask 10-year-old Nicholas Dayton.

Nobel winner Harold Pinter dies at 78updated: Thu Dec 25 2008 11:00:00

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, film, television and stage star, dies at 92updated: Fri Dec 12 2008 20:26:00

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. Katie Holmes on Broadwayupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 13:30:00

Three Broadway revivals feature star turns by Kristin Scott Thomas and Frank Langella, plus Katie Holmes' stage debut Broadway To Dim Lights For Paul Newmanupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 15:00:00 Broadway's Equus: Harry Potter on Horsebackupdated: Fri Sep 26 2008 13:00:00

Daniel Radcliffe makes his Broadway debut and proves he's ready to graduate Actors, Producers Reach Agreementupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 11:30:00

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 August, In the Heights Named Top Shows at Tony Awardsupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 13:36:00

Plus: Whoopi dances with Mario Lopez, while Gypsy star Patti LuPone is a big winner Tony Awards Look to Past & Futureupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 06:00:00

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 Inside the Mind of a Tony Voterupdated: Sat Jun 14 2008 19:55:00

Who should win? Who will win? Don't ask Richard Zoglin. But here's his ballot, with his annotated choices Bye Bye, Birdie. Hello, Rentupdated: Thu May 15 2008 18:00:00

The high school musical has graduated from Oklahoma! -- and from High School Musical too

The Spirit of Satire: How to Get a Laughupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 08:39:00

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. Mario Lopez to Make Broadway Debutupdated: Wed Mar 05 2008 10:22:00

The Dancing with the Stars finalist is stepping into A Chorus Line

Psst! ... Broadway tickets for cheapupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 09:40:00

Avoid the mile-long lines at the Times Square TKTS booth by buying discounted Broadway tickets using one of these eight approaches.

Golden Globes winnersupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 11:44:00

The writers strike dramatically altered this year's Golden Globes. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports. Broadway is Back as Strike Endsupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 08:00:00

Broadway raced to reopen for business Thursday after stagehands and theater producers reached a tentative agreement, ending a crippling 19-day strike

Tentative deal reached to end Broadway strikeupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 00:16:00

The lights of Broadway will shine brightly again after stagehands and producers reached a tentative agreement late Wednesday, ending a 19-day strike.

Off the beaten Broadway trackupdated: Wed Nov 14 2007 09:52:00

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. Ben Affleck Cheers Jennifer Garner's Broadway Debutupdated: Fri Nov 02 2007 17:05:00

So how did Jennifer Garner feel after making her Broadway debut Thursday night? Murder Mystery: Who Killed Sleuth?updated: Fri Oct 12 2007 18:00:00

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.

Fortune: Pepsico's Broadway betupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 06:49:00

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." The Mystery of Shakespeare's Identityupdated: Thu Sep 13 2007 14:00:00

A new initiative revives one of the great literary controversies: that the Bard was not who we think he was Hopelessly Devoted to Greaseupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 13:00:00

Can using a TV reality show to pick two stars for a musical revival really be bad for Broadway? Hardly Iraqi Theater Lives -- in Londonupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 15:00:00

A spate of plays are examining both the political and human costs of the war in Iraq Who'll Win the Tonys?updated: Fri Jun 08 2007 14:50:00

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

Broader than Broadway: Theater has spread across U.S.updated: Wed Jun 06 2007 14:10:00

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.

Casualties of war mount in 'Six Years' updated: Fri Apr 14 2006 11:56:00

He sits among critics, producers and agents in the darkened theater, looking almost as cowed as the hyperventilating young recruit in his show.

Harold Pinter: Theater's angry old manupdated: Thu Mar 16 2006 11:17:00

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.

showbuzzupdated: Fri Feb 17 2006 10:10:00

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.

The Quest for dramaupdated: Tue Jan 17 2006 10:18:00

(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' leads Golden Globe nominationsupdated: Tue Dec 13 2005 08:45:00

"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.

The George and Tony showupdated: Mon Jun 13 2005 16:16:00

However slippery and accommodating his nature, Prime Minister Tony Blair (Julian Sands) is still a proper Brit.

Actress Anne Bancroft diesupdated: Tue Jun 07 2005 22:45:00

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.

showbuzzupdated: Mon May 23 2005 15:27:00

"Wild On!" is back, and Tara Reid has signed on as host.

From Disneyland to the Great White Wayupdated: Fri May 20 2005 17:02:00

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.

Black's rants on theater no stage whisperupdated: Thu Apr 28 2005 08:18:00

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 dead at 89updated: Fri Feb 11 2005 10:31:00

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.

Review: 'Finding Neverland' a joy to seeupdated: Fri Nov 19 2004 11:05:00

"Finding Neverland" is a beautifully crafted exploration of the many dimensions of the human heart.

Fortune: Finance: The Musical!updated: Mon Dec 08 2003 00:01:00

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...

FSB: Way Off Broadwayupdated: Fri Sep 01 2000 00:01:00

"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...

Money Magazine: Your Money Back In Just 18 Yearsupdated: Mon Nov 01 1999 00:01:00

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...

Money Magazine: Plays Around Here are six regional theaters that get rave reviews--but don't charge big-ticket prices.updated: Mon Mar 01 1999 00:01:00

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...

Money Magazine: Q & A The word from the playwright of Wall Streetupdated: Sun Oct 01 1989 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: BUSINESS BARDupdated: Mon May 08 1989 00:01:00

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...

Fortune: ALL THE COUNTRY'S A STAGE In regional theaters you can catch rising talent doing classics, revivals, and even future Broadway hiupdated: Mon Mar 30 1987 00:01:00

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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