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Lost Stephen Sondheim musical reveals insight into a giant

Dec. 05, 2022 17:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A copy of what's being called Stephen Sondheim's first original cast recording has been found on a misplaced CD, capturing the legendary composer's budding skills in a student-led musical while at Williams College in 1948. Sondheim was an 18-year-old sophomore when...

Bob Fosse's 'Dancin'" confirms Broadway return this spring

Nov. 10, 2022 10:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Fosse's all-singing, all-dancing 1978 revue “Dancin'” is headin' back to Broadway and the late choreographer's daughter calls “a magic carpet ride.” “Everything is in it,” Nicole Fosse tells The Associated Press. “It's got politics, childlike...

Oscar, Tony-nominated writer-director Douglas McGrath dies

Nov. 07, 2022 13:00 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stage, TV and film writer-director Douglas McGrath, who earned a Tony nomination for “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” and an Oscar nod for the “Bullets Over Broadway” screenplay he co-wrote with Woody Allen, died Thursday. He was 64. The death was...