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Tony Award-nominee Sara Bareilles sees a future with both stage work and her music

Jun. 02, 2023 13:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Sara Bareilles signed on for a two-week, stripped down production of “Into the Woods” off-Broadway, she had no idea the adventure would lead to Broadway and a Tony Award nomination. She also had no idea it would become a moving tribute to composer Stephen Sondheim. ...

How the most 'incompetent talk show host of all time' keeps getting guests

Jun. 02, 2023 12:59 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Eric Andre Show” is ostensibly not a series that lends itself to longevity. Its titular star, who plays a version of himself and satirizes talk shows by putting unsuspecting celebrity guests through hellish interviews, has become considerably more famous since the...

Young Kabuki actor's debut breaks Japanese theater traditions

Jun. 02, 2023 08:29 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Ten-year-old Maholo Terajima Ghnassia loves watching anime and playing baseball. He likes making beats and whisper ASMR. And he's breaking conventions in Japan’s 420-year-old Kabuki theater tradition. In Kabuki, all the roles are played by men, including beautiful...

Tommy Prine doesn't dodge his father's legacy but makes his own way in compelling debut

Jun. 01, 2023 12:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Standing before a packed house at The Basement, one of Nashville’s most intimate music venues, Tommy Prine talked about the death of his father. “It sucks to lose a parent at any age — in my case when he was the world’s greatest songwriter,” he...

Jury finds ‘That ’70s Show’ star Danny Masterson guilty of 2 counts of rape in retrial where Scientology played key role

May. 31, 2023 17:09 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jury finds ‘That ’70s Show’ star Danny Masterson guilty of 2 counts of rape in retrial where Scientology played key role.

Heyward to become music director of Mostly Mozart, which will get new name

May. 31, 2023 12:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathon Heyward will succeed Louis Langrée as music director of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Orchestra, which will be given a new and as yet undetermined name by the summer of 2024. The 30-year-old conductor will start a three-year contract in 2024, the...

At 83, Al Pacino is expecting a baby with 29-year-old Noor Alfallah

May. 31, 2023 11:33 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Pacino, 83, and 29-year-old Noor Alfallah are expecting a baby, the actor's representative confirmed Wednesday. Pacino's publicist, Stan Rosenfield, verified the news first published by TMZ, but said there would be no statement at this time. The baby would be...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 4-10

May. 30, 2023 13:07 PM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 4-10 June 4: Actor Bruce Dern is 87. Saxophonist Roger Ball (Average White Band) is 79. Singer-actor Michelle Phillips (The Mamas and The Papas) is 79. Jazz saxophonist Anthony Braxton is 78. Bassist Danny Brown of The Fixx is 72. Actor Parker...

'Tony' Yasumura reveals all about his not-naked shtick and its origins in Japanese comedy

May. 29, 2023 07:00 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The shtick that’s gone viral features a soccer player, a Spice Girl, James Bond, you name it, appearing to be naked, except they’re not really naked at all. The disarming sight gag by Japanese comic Tonikaku Akarui Yasumura is simple and rather silly. But its...

From tragedy, the love of a mom: ‘Socks for Lil Eddie’ tribute to son

May. 28, 2023 09:04 AM EDT

CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Eddie Servance III lived life to experience life. The Eastern View High School graduate was known for his signature long dreads, tie-dye tees and crazy socks. “He was my earth, fire, water, wind child—that cool vibe, a beautiful spirit,”...