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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at the 12th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Iconic artists Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen are among the stars who will highlight a primetime virtual celebration televised Wednesday night following President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.(Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)

The Latest: Springsteen, Miranda set for inaugural gala

Jan. 17, 2021 9:21 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's impeachment, President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration and the fallout from the Jan. 6 attack of the Capitol by pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 9:05 a.m. Actor-playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda and rockers Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen are...

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2015, file photo, Peter Mark Richman arrives at the Hollywood Film Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Richman, a character actor who appeared in hundreds of television episodes and had recurring roles on “Three's Company

Noted character actor Peter Mark Richman dies at 93

Jan. 15, 2021 12:38 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Mark Richman, a character actor who appeared in hundreds of television episodes and had recurring roles on “Three's Company" and “Beverly Hills 90210," has died. He was 93. Richman died Thursday at his home in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles of natural causes,...

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Review: In 'One Night in Miami,' speculative history sings

Jan. 14, 2021 2:42 PM EST

The potential pitfalls of a movie that brings together Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown for a night on February 25, 1964, seem so numerous, so prone to falling into caricature, that “One Night in Miami ...” feels like a miracle. The concept comes from Kemp Powers (co-director of the...

This combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Jan. 10-16 shows Rod Stewart, from left, Mary J. Blige, Issa Rae, Liam Hemsworth, Faye Dunaway, Regina King and Lin-Manuel Miranda. (AP Photo)

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 10-16

Jan. 4, 2021 8:56 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 10-16 Jan. 10: Singer Ronnie Hawkins of Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks is 86. Actor William Sanderson (“Deadwood,” ″Newhart”) is 77. Singer Rod Stewart is 76. Singer-keyboardist Donald Fagen of Steely Dan is 73. Singer Pat Benatar is 68. Guitarist...

FILE - In this June 6, 2000 file photo, Roger Berlind, producer of

Roger Berlind, Tony-winning Broadway producer, dies at 90

Dec. 27, 2020 1:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Berlind, a producer of more than 100 Broadway plays and musicals and the winner of 25 Tony Awards, has died. He was 90. He died Dec. 18 at his home in New York City. His family said cardiopulmonary arrest was to blame, The New York Times reported. The Brooklyn-born Berlind enjoyed a...

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In 'Ma Rainey,' channeling the blues of August Wilson

Dec. 16, 2020 9:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Like many of those involved in the making of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” it’s not easy for Viola Davis to summarize what playwright August Wilson has meant to her except to answer, “Everything.” Davis' first stage role was in Wilson’s...

People leave the Sondheim Theatre, in London, where

Virus shuts many UK theaters but online the show goes on

Dec. 16, 2020 3:48 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — When Andrew Lincoln steps onstage at London’s Old Vic Theatre as Ebenezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol,” he looks out on an empty auditorium. The spectators are beyond the theater walls, in houses and apartments, staring at screens. In this pandemic year, the Old...

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Review: Love, Irish famer style, in ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’

Dec. 9, 2020 4:00 PM EST

Ask any actor, Irish accents are notoriously tricky. Even natives can struggle with regional dialects. So it is a little alarming that the first voice you hear in “ Wild Mountain Thyme ” is Christopher Walken’s, who sounds exactly like you think Christopher Walken attempting an Irish accent...

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Review: A brilliant turn from Aubrey Plaza in ‘Black Bear’

Dec. 2, 2020 1:06 PM EST

’Tis the season of great Aubrey Plaza performances, apparently. The “Parks and Recreation” and “Legion” alum has been long overdue for a breakout film role, something fitting of her wide-ranging talent and more imaginative than just relying on her quirky deadpan and eye rolls. ...

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Review: 'Ma Rainey' is Boseman's final, perhaps finest gift

Nov. 25, 2020 2:06 PM EST

Chadwick Boseman surges onto the screen as fast-talking trumpeter Levee in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” like a man on an electrified tightrope -- balancing precariously between hope and cynicism, humor and sadness, joy and pain, and love and hate. Unlike with some of Boseman’s other...