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Brendan Fraser is back. But to him, 'I was never far away'

Dec. 06, 2022 19:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In a darkened hotel room in New York's Soho neighborhood, Brendan Fraser kindly greets a reporter with an open plastic bag in his hand. “Would you like a gummy bear?” Fraser, the 54-year-old actor, is in many ways an extremely familiar face to encounter. Here is...

'The Phantom of the Opera' extends its long Broadway goodbye

Nov. 29, 2022 17:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The masked man of Broadway is going out strong. “The Phantom of the Opera” — Broadway’s longest-running show — has postponed its final performance by eight weeks, pushing its final curtain from February to April after ticket demand spiked. Last week, the...

New musical brings high-energy world of K-pop to Broadway

Nov. 23, 2022 18:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There are some familiar storylines in a new musical opening on Broadway — a singer and her relationship with the mentor who guided her; a newcomer trying to find his place; young women chasing their dreams. But they've never sounded quite like this. ...

Q&A: Tony Kushner on playing therapist to Steven Spielberg

Nov. 10, 2022 12:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Fabelmans” is Steven Spielberg's most autobiographical movie, but the introspection it required wasn't done in isolation. The film, rather, grew out of conversations between Spielberg and his frequent collaborator Tony Kushner, the “Angels in America”...

Review: In 'The Fabelmans,' Spielberg looks back in vanity

Nov. 08, 2022 13:33 PM EST

A movie by one of Hollywood's most successful directors that's based on his early life begins, appropriately enough, at a movie theater and ends in a movie back lot. “The Fabelmans” is clearly a very personal film for Steven Spielberg and it's as much a coming-of-age journey as a...