- American dancers teach technique, confidence in South Africa Updated: Sep-02-15 2:37 pm
JOHANNESBURG - A day before the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begin the South African leg of their international tour, the company's dancers taught a master class in Johannesburg's historic Soweto township on Wednesday.
- Zachary Levi replaces Josh Radnor in Broadway revival Updated: Sep-01-15 2:02 pm
NEW YORK - Zachary Levi is replacing Josh Radnor in the upcoming Broadway revival of "She Loves Me."
- Ohio theater district to dim lights honoring actor who died Updated: Sep-01-15 12:31 pm
CLEVELAND - Cleveland's theater district is dimming its marquee lights in honor of a rising Broadway actor who died after a weekend fall in New York.
- Review: 'Star Wars' toy rush begins with 'Disney Infinity' Updated: Sep-01-15 8:50 am
When it comes to "Star Wars," some aliens in a different galaxy said it best: Resistance is futile.
- Memorial held in New York for Broadway actor who died at 21 Updated: Aug-31-15 7:52 pm
NEW YORK - Dozens of friends, colleagues and former classmates of a rising Broadway actor who had already made history at just 21 years old gathered in Central Park on Monday to mourn his accidental death.
- John Legend, David Bowie to write for 'SpongeBob Musical' Updated: Aug-31-15 1:10 pm
NEW YORK - There's a "SpongeBob" musical in the works but the music is no kiddie stuff.
- Celebrated Romanian baritone Dan Iordachescu dies at 85 Updated: Aug-31-15 9:55 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Celebrated Romanian baritone Dan Iordachescu, who sang at Milan's La Scala and the Vienna State Opera during a half-century career, has died at 85, the Bucharest Opera said Monday.
- Visitors get sneak peek at renovated opera house Updated: Aug-30-15 5:58 pm
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - Visitors to the Indiana Bacon Fest also got a sneak peek at the refurbished Delphi Opera House, which is preparing to re-open to the public after being closed more than 100 years.
- Faulty sprinkler damages University of Richmond theater Updated: Aug-30-15 11:55 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The University of Richmond has moved fall performances at the Alice Jepson Theatre to other locations after a faulty sprinkler damaged the venue.
- 1st African-American actor to play Valjean on Broadway dies Updated: Aug-29-15 9:59 pm
NEW YORK - Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les MisÃ©rables" on Broadway has died after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21.
- Second time around, Russian acrobat warmed up to Las Vegas Updated: Aug-29-15 9:41 am
LAS VEGAS - It was 1990, the ice of the Cold War was thawing, and Konstantin Besstchetnyi, a Soviet acrobat, was stuck in Las Vegas.
- Ballerina Misty Copeland calls Broadway debut 'incredible' Updated: Aug-28-15 2:25 pm
NEW YORK - The stage lights have been hard to get used to and she worried about limited rehearsal time, but ballerina Misty Copeland has put aside her nervousness and is finding her feet on Broadway.
- Fire causes extensive damage to Second City theater offices Updated: Aug-27-15 12:46 am
CHICAGO - Four firefighters and one other person have been injured in a fire in a building that houses the offices of Chicago's famed Second City theater company.
- Theater sees record sales after Kevin Bacon announcement Updated: Aug-26-15 6:28 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A Connecticut theater in Hartford says it had its highest sales day in its 52-year history after announcing Kevin Bacon will star in a stage adaptation of the story that inspired Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 classic film "Rear Window."
- Broadway's leading ladies strike an online pose for equality Updated: Aug-26-15 5:16 pm
NEW YORK - Some Broadway heroines are rolling up their sleeves and posing in a familiar way to support National Women's Equality Day.
- Opera star Alfie Boe goes into 'special role' on Broadway Updated: Aug-26-15 8:52 am
NEW YORK - That familiar feeling of being hunted has returned for Alfie Boe: He's about to be Broadway's latest Jean Valjean.
- Hugh Jackman plans Australian concert tour Updated: Aug-24-15 6:31 am
SYDNEY - Hugh Jackman is knocking an item off his bucket list.
- Chicago theater to stage musical about Roger and Chaz Ebert Updated: Aug-24-15 4:08 am
CHICAGO - A theater group in Chicago plans to stage a musical this fall based on the love story of Roger and Chaz Ebert.
- Forest Whitaker to make Broadway debut this spring Updated: Aug-24-15 12:14 am
NEW YORK - Forest Whitaker will make his Broadway debut this spring as a drunken, small time hustler in a revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Hughie."
- New book celebrates theater scene art, conservation efforts Updated: Aug-23-15 11:04 am
BROOKFIELD, Vermont - The most famous landmark in Brookfield is the Floating Bridge, which sits directly atop the water of Sunset Lake in the center of this picturesque Vermont village. It also hangs suspended above the stage at the nearby Town Hall.
- Argentine in wheelchair dances at World Tango Championships Updated: Aug-21-15 6:06 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Gabriela Fernanda Torres strikes a unique pose as she competes with hundreds of other dancers in this year's World Tango Championships in Argentina. The 37-year-old Argentine uses a wheelchair.
- Facing anger, NYC theater company adds female-written play Updated: Aug-21-15 5:20 pm
NEW YORK - The Manhattan Theater Club, one of New York's foremost nonprofit theater companies, has added a play written by a woman to its upcoming season in the face of criticism that seven of its upcoming offerings were all penned by white men.
- Theater piece on Newtown shootings to be presented in DC Updated: Aug-21-15 4:17 am
WASHINGTON - A group that advocates gun control measures will present a reading of a documentary theater piece about Newtown, Connecticut, at Washington's Arena Stage.
- Historic hotel named source of deadly Legionnaires' outbreak Updated: Aug-20-15 5:55 pm
NEW YORK - A historic hotel's rooftop air-conditioning unit is the source of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak that has killed 12 people and sickened more than 100 in the Bronx, the city's health commissioner said Thursday.
- Stage show tells women's history of bourbon in Kentucky Updated: Aug-20-15 3:34 am
BARDSTOWN, Kentucky - A Louisville theater group is performing an original production called "Bourbon Babes of the Bluegrass" as part of this year's bourbon festival in Bardstown.