- Baltimore museum to feature dancer Misty Copeland Updated: Aug-01-15 3:19 am
BALTIMORE - Misty Copeland, the first African-American woman to achieve the role of principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre, is hosting a book signing in Maryland.
- Review: Andrea Bocelli falls short on Puccini's 'Turandot' Updated: Jul-31-15 4:34 pm
Andrea Bocelli, Puccini's "Turandot" (Universal Music Classics/Decca/Sugar)
- The Latest: Colorado shooting judge holds woman in contempt Updated: Jul-30-15 7:29 pm
CENTENNIAL, Colorado - The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):
- Lupita Nyong'o to make NYC stage debut in September Updated: Jul-30-15 3:02 pm
NEW YORK - Lupita Nyong'o, the Oscar-winner for her role in Steve McQueen's "12 Years A Slave" will make her New York stage debut in September.
- 'It's a gift' - Leslie Odom Jr. relishes his 'Hamilton' shot Updated: Jul-30-15 11:18 am
NEW YORK - During an early version of the Founding Fathers musical "Hamilton," Leslie Odom Jr. was in the seats with the audience, blown away. The guy playing Aaron Burr was making him a little envious, too.
- Reality TV show unveils life as a trainer of animal actors Updated: Jul-29-15 10:49 am
LOS ANGELES - For years, Bill Berloni has taught his dogs to play make believe. Now, he's making it real.
- Filming delayed again for Asheville "Dirty Dancing" remake Updated: Jul-29-15 6:58 am
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - A company that planned a television miniseries remake of the 1987 "Dirty Dancing" movie has returned North Carolina incentives, saying it won't be filming this year.
- Booing has Australian footballer Goodes considering quitting Updated: Jul-29-15 6:11 am
Few athletes have the credentials to challenge Adam Goodes for the mantle of being THE Australian sportsman, which is why a racism debate is raging Down Under.
- 'The Book of Mormon' gets rousing reception in Utah Updated: Jul-29-15 1:13 am
SALT LAKE CITY - The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons received a rousing reception Tuesday in its first-ever showing in the heart of Mormonlandia, kicking off a sold-out, two-week run at a Salt Lake City theater.
- 13-year-old theater impresario pulls off backyard production Updated: Jul-28-15 5:44 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Theater impresario Dylan Lawrence pulled off his first production at a new theater this weekend, directing, performing in and helping build sets for a 21-member cast production of "Shrek: The Musical." Dylan is also 13.
- Matthew Broderick joins Broadway's 'Sylvia' Updated: Jul-28-15 3:50 pm
NEW YORK - Two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick has joined the upcoming cast of A.R. Gurney's "Sylvia" on Broadway.
- With a new 'Vacation,' a look at laughable comedy remakes Updated: Jul-27-15 5:46 pm
NEW YORK - The modern comedy remake is among the most laughable of movie genres.
- Organization purchases former Ord Theatre for around $125K Updated: Jul-27-15 5:32 pm
ORD, Nebraska - The Valley Performing Arts Theatre group has purchased the former Ord Theatre with hopes of bringing it back to life and adding to the vibrancy of the community's downtown area.
- $14M upgrade progressing at Northern State fine arts center Updated: Jul-27-15 8:31 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - Crews have gutted the Johnson Fine Arts Center at Northern State University as they prepare the facility for a long-anticipated $14 million upgrade.
- Actor and activist James Lecesne celebrates difference Updated: Jul-27-15 8:25 am
NEW YORK - During a recent interview in an empty midtown theater, James Lecesne is heckled - by his phone.
- Michaela DePrince's journey from war to ballet stardom Updated: Jul-26-15 9:48 am
MIAMI GARDENS, Florida - The extraordinary arc of Michaela DePrince's life has taken her from African war orphan to international ballerina and cultural heroine. And on a recent weekday morning, in a small dance studio in a Miami Gardens strip mall, she is teaching determination and hope to 10 aspiring young dancers, along with how to hold their arms and point their feet.
- 'Strictly Ballet' web series stars join Miami City Ballet Updated: Jul-26-15 3:10 am
MIAMI BEACH, Florida - Miami City Ballet has announced several additions to its roster for its 30th anniversary season.
- Bayreuth's Wagner festival kicks off with new 'Tristan' Updated: Jul-25-15 6:04 pm
BERLIN - Bayreuth's annual opera festival is kicking off with a new production of Richard Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde" by the composer's great-granddaughter, festival director Katharina Wagner.
- Megan Hilty, Rob McClure to join 'Noises Off' on Broadway Updated: Jul-24-15 3:38 pm
NEW YORK - Andrea Martin is getting some Broadway veterans as co-stars when she appears in "Noises Off" next year.
- 'American Psycho' musical heading to Broadway Updated: Jul-23-15 4:52 pm
NEW YORK - The musical based on the novel "American Psycho" is hoping to slay Broadway audiences.
- Detroit Pistons open performing arts center for training Updated: Jul-23-15 10:51 am
ROCHESTER HILLS, Michigan - The Detroit Pistons are opening a performing arts center to offer training in dance, cheer and gymnastics.
- Oklahoma City Thunder plans open Thunder Girls auditions Updated: Jul-23-15 3:18 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder is planning an open audition for the 2015-16 Thunder Girls dance team.
- Trial begins of man accused of harassing Indian kids Updated: Jul-22-15 8:04 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - Native Americans and activists packed into a theater doubling as a courtroom on Wednesday in part to protest what they view as lenient treatment of a South Dakota man accused of harassing American Indian children with racial slurs and spilling beer on them at a hockey game.
- Q&A: Sentencing starts for Colorado theater shooter Updated: Jul-22-15 7:16 pm
CENTENNIAL, Colorado - Colorado theater shooter James Holmes' sentencing began Wednesday after jurors convicted him last week of first-degree murder, attempted murder and other charges in his July 20, 2012, attack that killed 12 people and injured 70. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty; the jury's other option is life without parole.
- Judy Kuhn pays tribute to 3 generations of songwriters Updated: Jul-22-15 8:08 am
NEW YORK - Tackling the lush legacy of renowned composer Richard Rodgers might be daunting for any singer, but Judy Kuhn hasn't stopped there. She's doing songs from his whole talented family.