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NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway musical "Something Rotten!" will swap Tony Award-nominees when Rob McClure takes over from Brian d'Arcy James. McClure, fresh off his comedic turn in "Noises Off," will step into the heroic and romantic lead role of Nick Bottom in the show at the St...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hulu will offer a live-streaming service in 2017 that will offer a mix of cable and broadcast programming as well as news, sports and events. That pits the streaming service against similar offerings from Dish's Sling TV and Sony's PlayStation Vue as more and...
LONDON (AP) — The 1,109-carat Lesedi la Rona diamond, to be sold by Sotheby's in London on June 29, is one of the biggest gem-quality diamonds ever discovered. It joins an elite list of hefty rocks: 1. Cullinan Diamond, 3,106.75 carats. Discovered in South Africa in 1905. 2...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Carl Fredrik Reutersward, one of Sweden's best-known modern artists and the creator of the iconic statue of a revolver barrel tied in a knot, has died. He was 81. Thomas Millroth, from the Carl Fredrik Reutersward Art Foundation, said the artist died in a...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pop singer, songwriter and Broadway musical composer Cyndi Lauper added a little country twang to her signature Queens accent. Her country and western covers album "Detour," which is out on Friday, brings another unexpected twist to a career that has...
MILAN (AP) — Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone has canceled concerts at Rome's Santa Cecilia national academy because of collapsed vertebrae. A statement that appeared on Santa Cecilia's website on Wednesday says that doctors ordered bed rest for the 87-year-old Morricone...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Murphy is now a father of nine. Murphy's publicist says the 55-year-old actor and his 36-year-old girlfriend Paige Butcher have welcomed their first child together, Izzy Oona Murphy. The baby girl was born Tuesday morning. Publicist Arnold Robinson says...
LONDON (AP) — John Boyega is going from space battles in "Star Wars" to earthbound struggles onstage at London's Old Vic Theatre. The theater says the 24-year-old actor will get his first West End starring role in "Woyzeck," the story of a soldier who commits an act of brutal...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Craig Ferguson will host NBC's second Red Nose Day telecast for children in need. NBC said Wednesday that Ferguson will be joined by stars including Kristen Bell, Julianne Moore, Paul Rudd and Jack Black in a live prime-time special airing later this month...