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Lin-Manuel Miranda helps launch Latinx LGBTQ support program

Jun. 14, 2022 09:57 AM EDT

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, pop star Ricky Martin and award-winning actress/singer Michaela Jae Rodriguez joined the Hispanic Federation Tuesday to launch an advocacy initiative to serve Latinx LGBTQ+ communities. The Advance Change Together initiative will provide 20...

Tony Moments: A night for Broadway to reclaim its groove

Jun. 13, 2022 07:50 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Surely many in the audience were thinking it, but “Company” director Marianne Elliott said it most directly at Sunday's Tony awards: In the devastating two years since the pandemic hit, it “felt at times that live theater was endangered.” As in, the industry...

'Shine the light': Ariana DeBose talks hosting Tony Awards

Jun. 09, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award host and theater veteran Ariana DeBose says this year's telecast will spread its arms wider than just Broadway's stars and celebrate the unsung heroes like understudies and swings who kept shows open during the pandemic restart. “As the host of this...

Indy 500 drivers eager to crank up power for qualifications

May. 19, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colton Herta used poise and instincts to win last weekend's rainy, white-knuckle IndyCar Grand Prix. On Friday, he'll be chasing all-out speed. The 22-year-old Californian and 32 other drivers entered in this year's Indianapolis 500 will get their...