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NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway musicals aren't often set in funeral homes, but one is about to — "Fun Home." Producers of the offbeat but refreshing show said Thursday they will mount the musical this spring at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Performances will begin April 4 under...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge who disclosed confidential details about an adoption involving actress Charlize Theron has agreed to a lifetime ban from the state bench. If the state Supreme Court approves the settlement, Faulkner County Circuit Judge Mike Maggio will...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dorothy Salisbury Davis, a prize-winning mystery writer whose books include the best-selling "A Gentle Murderer" and numerous other works praised for their psychological suspense, has died. She was 98. Longtime friend Laurie Ferguson told The Associated Press...
NEW YORK (AP) — A revival of the sex romp "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" is packing its bags and heading to Broadway, this time led by Rob Ashford. Producers said Thursday that the musical about the good times and demise of the Chicken Ranch brothel will return in 2015...
NEW YORK (AP) — A revival of the sex romp "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" is heading to Broadway, this time led by Rob Ashford. Producers said Thursday that the musical about the good times and demise of the Chicken Ranch brothel will return in 2015 and be produced by...
"Into the Storm" is a movie that addresses the fearsome power of nature. Alas, it also addresses the fearsome power of a bad script to distract us from the fearsome power of nature. Add to that a set of cardboard characters, and what you have is a movie that should have...
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce is set to have a "Flawless" night at the MTV Video Music Awards. The singer will perform at the Aug. 24 show at The Forum in Inglewood, California. She leads in nominations with eight, including video of the year for "Drunk in Love." The 32-year-old will...
NEW YORK (AP) — After some very successful years writing for the stage, Harvey Fierstein says he would like to be on one again. "I'm looking for something to act in now," the four-time Tony Award-winner said this week. But beware, writers: no gimmicks. "When somebody thinks, 'Oh...
Sinead O'Connor, "I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss" (Nettwerk) After a rough few years for Sinead O'Connor, as she dealt with a 16-day marriage and canceled a tour due to mental illness, it's heartening to see her confident image on the cover of the new disc, "I'm Not Bossy, I'm the...