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Friday, June 7, 2019

Tony Awards host James Corden hopes audience will find 'joy' by John Carucci and Mark Kennedy

TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political and not worried about any online snark. "I hope people will find joy in…

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Tony Awards host James Corden hopes audience will find ‘joy’ by Mark Kennedy and John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) — TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political and not worried about any online snark. “I hope peo…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Plummer calls his replacement of Spacey in film 'ironic' by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Christopher Plummer says he doesn't feel like he's replacing Kevin Spacey in the upcoming Ridley Scott film "All the Money in the World&…

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Former Disney star Ross Lynch goes very dark in film role by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Disney star Ross Lynch has taken on one of the toughest film assignments you can get - making a cannibalistic serial killer likable....

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Friday, August 11, 2017

'We're all in the same boat' _ Michael Moore preaches unity by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Michael Moore showed his patriotism by marching down the Avenue of the Americas with a drum and fife corps after making his Broadway debut....

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Kevin Spacey tight-lipped about his plans as host of Tonys by Mark Kennedy and John Carucci | ap

Getting Kevin Spacey to spill the beans about his plans hosting the Tony Awards turns out to be as likely as his character on “House of Cards” renouncing blackmail and backstabbing.

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Panic! At the Disco's Brendon Urie on 'exciting' B'way bow by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- As Brendon Urie readies to make his Broadway debut Friday night in "Kinky Boots," the Panic! At the Disco frontman expressed condolences to the vict…

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Jennifer Garner, Bryan Cranston got very cozy for new film by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jennifer Garner thinks Bryan Cranston smells delicious....

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Cranston details dark thoughts, inspirations in new memoir by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bryan Cranston seems so far apart from the murderous Walter White that one wonders how he was able to channel such darkness with Emmy-worthy ferocity in "Bre…

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Friday, May 6, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda on 'Hamilton,' success, weird requests by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- The last year has proven to be an incredible journey for "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, culminating this week with a record-breaking 16 Tony…

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Seth Rudetsky sees no 'Disaster' casting his friends in show by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Seth Rudetsky has always had a dream of writing and performing in a show surrounded by friends....

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Seth Rudetsky sees no 'Disaster' casting his friends in show by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Seth Rudetsky has always had a dream of writing and performing in a show surrounded by his friends....

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Ferguson's 'Fully Committed,' taking on 40 roles in new play by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- When Jesse Tyler Ferguson last starred on Broadway, he had to spell. This time around, it's more about counting....

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Friday, March 25, 2016

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell perform at Broadway opening by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway fans were treated to a surprise performance by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell at the end of their new musical, "Bright Star."...

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Keira Knightley: Motherhood puts everything in perspective by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Keira Knightley feels having a child has changed the way she approaches her career - for the better....

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Friday, June 26, 2015

The Who's Townshend to present 'Classic Quadrophenia' by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- On a rare day off from the first leg of The Who's 50th anniversary tour, Pete Townshend punctually enters the room with longtime partner Rachel Fuller to discuss "Classi…

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Friday, June 19, 2015

Nick Cearley on playing Puck, gay pride month, The Skivvies by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- It seems like every summer there's a production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," but Nick Cearley feels the one he's starring in nicely compliments gay pride month....

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Stephen Schwartz happy to receive Isabelle Stevenson Award by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Strange as it may sound, Stephen Schwartz has never won a Tony Award....

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Cooper, Mirren, Sting share their favorite Tonys moment by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to favorite Tony Award moments, some of this year's nominees are divided into two main camps: The moments with Neil Patrick Harris and the ones with Hugh J…

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Win or not, Tony-nominee Brian d'Arcy James feels victorious by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Brian d'Arcy James throws some serious shade at William Shakespeare in the Tony-nominated musical "Something Rotten." And it has paid off, nicely....

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Jerry Lee Lewis to perform with 'Quartet' cast by John Carucci

Jerry Lee Lewis will join his likeness onstage when he performs with the cast of the hit Broadway musical "Million Dollar Quartet" for a one-time jam session.Producers say the artist will pe…

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Another Spider-Man actor injured in fall by JOHN CARUCCI and TOM McELROY

Fourth time an actor has been hurt in connection with expensive production

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Another Spider-Man actor injured in fall by JOHN CARUCCI and TOM McELROY

Fourth time an actor has been hurt in connection with expensive production

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

'Fun Home' composers Tesori and Kron can make Tony history by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to breaking new ground in the theater, the axiom, "Chance favors the prepared mind" sometimes works out nicely. Just ask "Fun Home" composers Jeanine Tesor…

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Taymor puts 'Spider-Man' behind her with new movie by John Carucci

TORONTO (AP) -- Moving on from the debacle that was "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," Julie Taymor has gone back to an old friend - Shakespeare....

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Monday, July 14, 2014

'Pageant' star on over and underdressing for stage by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Performing as a woman in the off-Broadway spoof "Pageant: The Musical" has presented unique challenges for Nick Cearley - much like playing in his underwear with his roc…

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Terrence McNally on working with producer-husband by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- In order to keep the peace around their household, playwright Terrence McNally and his husband Thomas Kirdahy have established some ground rules....

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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…

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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 …

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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."...

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