British farce ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ heading to Broadway
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British farce ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ heading to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — A hit comedy from London that’s been called “‘Fawlty Towers’ meets ‘Noises Off’” is heading to Broadway. “The Play That Goes Wrong” will begin performances in March at the Lyceum Theatre in New York City. It stars the original West End cast of Matthew Cavendish, Bryony Corrigan, Rob Falconer, Dave Hearn, … Continue reading

Lin-Manuel Miranda to host ‘Saturday Night Live’
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Lin-Manuel Miranda to host ‘Saturday Night Live’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alexander Hamilton is coming to “Saturday Night Live.” NBC said Wednesday that Lin-Manuel Miranda will host “SNL” on Oct. 8. Miranda created and starred in the Broadway sensation about the first U.S. treasury secretary. Twenty One Pilots duo Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun will be the show’s musical guests. “SNL” opens … Continue reading

Review: Ben Whishaw is bewitchingly good in ‘The Crucible’
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Review: Ben Whishaw is bewitchingly good in ‘The Crucible’

NEW YORK (AP) — Posters for the new Broadway revival of “The Crucible” feature a photo of Saoirse Ronan, looking absolutely witchy as Abigail Williams. She’s awfully good in it, but the real sorcery is delivered by Ben Whishaw. The English actor is astounding in Arthur Miller’s classic tale about the Salem witch trials. He … Continue reading

Broadway’s ‘Tuck Everlasting’ hopes for eternal experience
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Broadway’s ‘Tuck Everlasting’ hopes for eternal experience

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Keenan-Bolger isn’t tapping into his vulnerable side for his next Broadway role. He’s trying to be utterly fearless. In the new musical “Tuck Everlasting,” the actor plays a character who simply doesn’t fear death. So Keenan-Bolger is honing his recklessness and rashness. “I think there is a level of danger … Continue reading

‘Hamilton’ cast album makes history singing about history
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‘Hamilton’ cast album makes history singing about history

  NEW YORK (AP) — The cast album from the Broadway smash “Hamilton” has done something few such recordings have done in quite some time. How long? Since Richard Burton was King Arthur onstage — the first time. Atlantic Records said last week that “Hamilton” has so far sold over 54,000 albums, had more than … Continue reading