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Celebrities make a stand for COVID vaccines on TV special

Apr. 16, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama and a slew of celebrities including Billy Crystal, Jennifer Hudson and Lin-Manuel Miranda are part of a special aimed at boosting COVID-19 vaccination rates. “Roll Up Your Sleeves,” airing at 7...

'In the Heights' to open Tribeca Film Festival in June

Apr. 16, 2021 10:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The big-screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda's “In the Heights” will kick off the Tribeca Film Festival on June 9, two days before the film opens in theaters and begins streaming. Set in New York's Washington Heights, Jon M. Chu's “In the...

Lin-Manuel Miranda, mayor open new Times Square vaccine site

Apr. 12, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda joined New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday at the grand opening of a Times Square COVID-19 vaccination site intended to jump-start the city's entertainment industry. “We want to gather again, and we...

La Vie Boheme: 'Rent' musical celebrates 25th anniversary

Feb. 24, 2021 11:36 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-five years ago, stage actors Adam Pascal and Daphne Rubin-Vega had been cast in a new, edgy musical downtown and wondered if anyone would remember it. “Can you imagine us in 25 years talking about this show and singing these songs?” Pascal...