LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Olivier Awards honoring London stage productions (all times local):
"Come From Away" has been named best new musical at Britain's Olivier...
NEW YORK (AP) — Poet Tyree Daye will finally have some time to really write, and not think too much about money.
"I can take the summer off and pay down some debts," Daye, from Youngsville,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rita Moreno's portrayal of Anita in the classic 1961 film "West Side Story" won her an Oscar. Now, she has a different part in a remake directed by Steven Spielberg.
The publicist for the 86-year-old Moreno confirmed Wednesday that she'll play Valentina, a reworked version of the character of Doc, the owner of a corner store where Tony works. Ansel Elgort has been cast as Tony.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Nov. 11 about the MacDowell artist colony's annual Chairman's Evening, The Associated Press reported erroneously that "Hamilton" playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda would be speaking at the event in Manhattan next month with visual artist Carrie Mae Weems. Playwright Tony Kushner will be appearing with Weems.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Tony Kushner and Carrie Mae Weems to converse Dec. 4
Tony Kushner urges action on ‘monstrous’ immigration policy
NEW YORK (AP) — There was one place Scottish actor James McArdle had to visit when he came to New York to perform in a critically acclaimed revival of Tony Kushner's masterpiece "Angels in America."
That would be Central Park. More specifically, Bethesda Fountain, which has so much meaning in the seven-hour play. It has transferred from London to Broadway under the direction of Marianne Elliott.
McArdle’s anxiety over ‘Angels’
LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Theatre says its acclaimed production of "Angels in America" is heading to Broadway.
Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane lead the cast of Tony Kushner's "gay fantasia on national themes," which opens at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York for 18 weeks beginning Feb. 23.
Most of the London cast will make the journey, including Denise Gough, James McArdle and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Kushner's "Angels in America" is playing to sold-out houses in a star-filled revival in London, and Peter Eotvos' operatic version gets its New York premiere Saturday at City Opera. A response to the AIDS epidemic and the lack of U.S. government action, the work still resonates in an era of polarized politics.
LONDON (AP) — One of the landmark plays of the late 20th century, "Angels in America " is set in a deeply divided United States haunted by premonitions of apocalypse. It still feels completely relevant.
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