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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

'Wicked' composer, others fight sheet music piracy by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- By now, some young musical theater fans have received an email from Stephen Schwartz asking them to stop illegally downloading sheet music from any of his shows. Or anyo…

SOURCE: Associated Press at 12:59AM
Friday, April 18, 2014

Bill Clinton jokes with Spacey at benefit concert by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- During the 25th Annual Rain Forest concert at Carnegie Hall, Chairwoman Trudie Styler introduced a man that recently found out he was going to be a grandfather, and out …

SOURCE: Associated Press at 12:12AM
Friday, April 4, 2014

'Beautiful' Broadway surprise from Carole King by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Carole King has surprised the cast of the Broadway musical about her life, walking out on stage at the Stephen Sondheim Theater during the curtain call of "Beautiful."...

SOURCE: Associated Press at 02:15AM
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth says she suffers from asthma by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kristin Chenoweth is ready to tell the world she suffers from asthma. The Tony-winning actress says she's suffered with the respiratory disorder for more than a decade, …

SOURCE: Associated Press at 12:51PM
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

With kids grown, Washington wants more stage roles by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Now that his children are grown, you can expect to see a lot more of Denzel Washington on Broadway....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 06:36PM
Monday, January 20, 2014

Broadway MLK actor recalls journey to play MLK by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- When he was in middle school, Brandon J. Dirden was picked to read part of the "I Have a Dream" speech over the public address system in celebration of the Rev. Martin L…

SOURCE: Associated Press at 08:37AM
Friday, September 20, 2013

Linda Ronstadt confronts Parkinson's disease by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- These days, it's hard for Linda Ronstadt to get around without her forearm crutches....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 08:11AM
Monday, June 10, 2013

Phish frontman says Tony nom impressed daughters by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- While Phish frontman Trey Anastasio has a highly devout fan base, it takes a little more to impress his teenage daughters. But that changed when he was nominated this se…

SOURCE: Associated Press at 12:52AM
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Burt Bacharach opens up on daughter's suicide by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Burt Bacharach knew writing a memoir would be emotional - not because of his never-heard backstage tales or his tumultuous marriages. He knew that being honest would for…

SOURCE: Associated Press at 02:40PM
Friday, September 21, 2012

Real 'Jersey Boy' Frankie Valli to play Broadway by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- For a short time this fall, Broadway will feature Frankie Valli in two different places....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 10:34AM
Friday, August 3, 2012

Tyson says he's used to putting life on stage by John Carucci

NEW YORK—Pounding out the details of his personal life on a Broadway stage doesn't seem to faze Mike Tyson.

SOURCE: Denver Post at 09:59AM

Tyson says he's used to putting life on stage by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Pounding out the details of his personal life on a Broadway stage doesn't seem to faze Mike Tyson. The former heavyweight champ says that's what's used to doing, "and at…

SOURCE: Associated Press at 05:04AM
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Joel Grey has busy day celebrating 80th birthday by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Joel Grey partied into the night while celebrating his 80th birthday....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 03:05PM
Friday, April 6, 2012

'Evita' star Ricky Martin still feels stage pangs by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ricky Martin commands the stage with an air of confidence, yet the Latin superstar admits to being self-conscious at times....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 04:59AM
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Ousted Taymor continues to support 'Spider-Man' by John Carucci

Now that the worse part of "Spider-Man" is behind her, Julie Taymor says she's proud of what she's accomplished with the Broadway musical....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 02:20AM
Monday, June 13, 2011

Broadway's 'Spider-Man' Team Defends Julie Taymor by John Carucci

The creative team behind the musical and cast members are rallying behind a person often considered the comic book show's real villain — ousted director Julie Taymor.

SOURCE: Backstage at 04:11AM
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Daniel Radcliffe to Sing at Tony Awards by John Carucci

The "Harry Potter" star says he'll perform the song "Brotherhood of Man" from his Broadway show "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" early in Sunday's telecast.

SOURCE: Backstage at 10:48AM
Monday, June 6, 2011

Daniel Radcliffe to sing at Tony Awards by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you want to see Daniel Radcliffe sing, tune in early to the Tony Awards....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 07:29PM
Friday, March 25, 2011

Radcliffe thanks Harry Potter for Broadway musical by John Carucci

As Daniel Radcliffe continues to break new ground as an actor, he hasn't forgotten who got him his start: Harry Potter.

SOURCE: Boston Globe at 06:41AM
Monday, March 21, 2011

Anti-suicide Trevor Project to honor Radcliffe by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Daniel Radcliffe looks forward to a tolerant world where young people grow up unaffected by differences in sexual orientation....

SOURCE: Associated Press at 10:48AM
Monday, October 18, 2010

Malaria PSA uses humor to spread disease awareness by John Carucci

By JOHN CARUCCI 2010-10-18T12:37:30ZNEW YORK (AP) -- A new public service announcement irreverently suggests one way to solve the malaria problem in Africa: Recruit a cadre of se…

SOURCE: Associated Press at 07:37AM

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