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Nonprofit bringing music, theater productions to Beckley

Jun. 15, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A new nonprofit organization is bringing music and theater productions to Beckley, and its founders aim to strengthen a culture that is capable of sustaining artists and fueling local economic growth in southern West Virginia. WV Collective, founded 18 months ago as a not-for-profit...

Jessica Hecht having 'Special' moment thanks to Netflix show

May. 13, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Jessica Hecht, best known to the world for her supporting roles in "Friends" and "Breaking Bad," was riding the subway in New York and someone was staring at her. So she asked, "What am I doing that's making you upset?" His reply: "Excuse me, you're my hero on that show." Hecht says...

'Hadestown' leads Tony Award nominations with 14 nods

Apr. 30, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — "Hadestown," singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell's Broadway debut, earned a leading 14 Tony Award nominations Tuesday, followed by the jukebox musical "Ain't Too Proud," built around songs by the Temptations, which received a dozen nominations. The musical "Hadestown," which intertwines...

Select list of nominees for 2019 Tony Awards

Apr. 30, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Select nominations for the 2019 Tony Awards, announced Tuesday. Best Musical: "Ain't Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations," ''Beetlejuice," ''Hadestown," ''The Prom," ''Tootsie" Best Play: "Choir Boy," ''The Ferryman," ''Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus," ''Ink,"...

Tony Award nominations Tuesday promise plenty of nail-biting

Apr. 29, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Unlike in previous years, Tony Award nominations will be announced Tuesday morning amid plenty of uncertainty, at least in the top category for the best new musical. Will the exuberant but youthful-skewing "Be More Chill" lead the pack? Or will the adult "Hadestown," with a fresh twist on...

Wendell Pierce has big plans for New Orleans radio station

Apr. 20, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wendell Pierce has big plans for WBOK AM, the African American-focused radio station and New Orleans institution that he and partners have just agreed to buy. Pierce, who started his career hosting a jazz show on WYLD FM in New Orleans before going on to international fame in roles such...