Latest Theater awards News

Emmys Latest | Winners dance and dine at Governors Gala

Sep. 13, 2022 01:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Emmy Awards (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Newly minted Emmy winners made their first party stop at the Governors Gala. For the first time, the official Emmy Awards after party was held outdoors, outside the Los...

You can't rain on Lea Michele's parade at 'Funny Girl'

Sep. 02, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lea Michele was 21 when she first saw “Funny Girl.” She was starring on Broadway in “Spring Awakening,” but all was not well in her personal life. “I had just gone through a horrible breakup," she recalls. “I didn’t care what was happening for me in my...

Bob LuPone, who helped lead MCC Theater, has died at 76

Aug. 27, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob LuPone, who as an actor earned a Tony Award nomination in the original run of “A Chorus Line” and played Tony Soprano’s family physician, and also helped found and lead the influential off-Broadway theater company MCC Theater for almost 40 years, has died. He was 76. ...

At 'Funny Girl,' Lea Michele is in, Beanie Feldstein is out

Jul. 11, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lea Michele has been tapped to step in and lead the Broadway revival of the beleaguered “Funny Girl” this fall, an announcement made just hours after current star Beanie Feldstein revealed she was leaving the musical sooner than anticipated due to the show taking a "different...