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Musical 'Holler if Ya Hear Me' related to Tupac bombs on Broadway

New York City - After a rocky start the musical "Holler if Ya Hear Me" has failed on Broadway. The public simply was not interested in hearing a different take on the music of Tupac Shakur.

Review: Idina Menzel wows New York City's Radio City Music Hall Special

New York - On June 16, Tony award-winning actress Idina Menzel (best-known from "Wicked") performed a sold-out concert at New York City's Radio City Music Hall.

TV actors take home top awards at Tony Awards

New York - A TV sitcom and drama star took home top honors at the 68th Annual Tony Awards, which were handed out in New York. Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston took home honors last night.

The Bronx's Lea Michele heads to Oz as character Dorothy Gale

New York - Born in New York City's Bronx borough, actress Lea Michele finds herself stepping into famous ruby slippers and heading to Oz as the character Dorothy Gale in “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return,” an upcoming animated musical feature.

'The Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' nabs 10 Tony nods

New York - Lucy Liu and Jonathan Groff announced the Tony nominations this morning and "The Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the way with 10.

Tim Rice says 'no one wants new musicals'

In the wake of his new musical closing early, lyricist Sir Tim Rice says the public is no longer interested in musicals based around new material.

Daniel Radcliffe is coming to Broadway

New York - The London hit play, 'The Cripple of Inishmaan', starring Daniel Radcliffe, is heading to the New York stage. The show will open at the Cort Theater on April 20.

James Franco to star in 'Of Mice and Men' on Broadway

In a dual Broadway debut, James Franco and Chris O’Dowd will star in a new production of John Steinbeck’s "Of Mice and Men", directed by Anna D. Shapiro.

Review: Sting has new album and is headed for Broadway

New York - It has been 10 years since his fans have been delivered a Sting album of all new music, and “The Last Ship” delivers a sort of troubadour-like experience that one could imagine hearing around a campfire.

Ewan McGregor to star on Broadway

Ewan McGregor is to make his Broadway debut in 2014. This will be in a revival of Sir Tom Stoppard's 1982 play 'The Real Thing.'

Review: 'Venus in Fur' sizzles with humour, tension on the Toronto stage Special

Toronto - Gender politics are rarely as funny, or as thought-provoking, as they are in “Venus in Fur.” Making its Canadian debut in Toronto, David Ives' Tony-winning one-act play cleverly twists satire and eroticism into an exciting, sexy stage winner.

Orlando Bloom debuts on Broadway

Orlando Bloom has begun his first role on Broadway, playing Romeo in a production of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'.

A conversation with 'Killing Kennedy' star Jack Noseworthy Special

In November, Jack Noseworthy will be seen in one of his most challenging roles: Robert Kennedy in the National Geographic Channel’s highly anticipated docudrama, Killing Kennedy.

Review: Smaller space gives 'next to normal' intimate feel in Toronto Special

Toronto - Many contemporary stage musicals, especially big ones, can't help reminding you of the old “Futurama” line: “You can't just have your characters announce how they feel. That makes me feel angry!” That advice could have helped “next to normal”.

A conversation with Broadway 'triple threat' Rachelle Rak Special

Rachelle Rak has been labeled a "triple threat" on Broadway for her talents in singing, dancing and acting. Now she takes on a new role as a judge on Lifetime's forthcoming show "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition".

Denzel Washington announces return to Broadway

Denzel Washington recently admitted his motivation to return to the theater stage is none other than his wife, Pauletta Pearson, who "has been doing a lot more theater than [him]."

Review: Frothy summer fun with a Cole Porter classic Special

Toronto - "Anything Goes" is a fun, lively time at the theater. For jazz lovers especially, it's a heavenly ride. The touring production of the music, on now in Toronto, offers great singing, glamorous costumes, and dazzling dance numbers.

The Beatles are back with a hit Broadway musical this summer

New York - One of the world's favorite bands is making a coming back, this time on Broadway. Get ready for some of the hottest music of the summer to hit NYC when The Beatles tribute band opens as ones of Broadways biggest hits this summer!

Fox to turn hit shows into musicals

20th Century Fox has joined forces with a Broadway producer with a plan to turn several of its hit films into musicals and shows.

What to do when it's raining in New York City

New York - We're expecting showers over the next few days in New York City. Here are some tips on things to do in NYC when it's raining so you don't let the weekend go to waste.

Tony Awards: 'Kinky Boots' kicks its way to six wins

New York - With Neil Patrick Harris as host, the 67th Annual Tony Awards were handed out at Radio City Musical Hall in New York City tonight (June 9).

'Kinky Boots' tops field with 13 Tony nominations

New York - Cindy Lauper was having fun as the 67th Annual Tony Award nominations were announced today (April 30) because her "Kinky Boots" led the way with 13. Next up was "Matilda the Musical" with 12.

Op-Ed: Touring 'Book of Mormon' blends bad taste with genuine heart

Edgy, un-PC humour isn't in vogue this year. Neither is irony, it seems. One wonders if that could become a problem for 'The Book of Mormon' (the Broadway musical, not the religious book) as touring productions reach audiences outside New York.

Anna Nicole Smith opera makes its New York debut

New York - The opera that highlights the life of Anna Nicole Smith will make its American debut this year. The New York Opera announced today that "Anna Nicole" is scheduled for the 2013-2014 season.

$4,000 stolen from children’s cancer charity Special

Sydney - An estimated $4,000 has been stolen from a kid’s cancer charity at Broadway Shopping Centre in Sydney in what police have described as a “cruel and low act”.

New York entertainment disrupted by superstorm

New York - New York's entertainment industry has taken a major hit thanks to Hurricane Sandy. Earlier Monday night, "Late Show" host David Letterman recited his monologue to a nearly empty Ed Sullivan Theater. "Late Night" host Jimmy Fallon had the same experience.

Producing team wins rights to stage 'Rear Window'

New York - A production team has won the rights to turn Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 thriller "Rear Window" into a play. The film was adapted from Cornell Goodrich's 1942 short story "It Had To Be Murder."

Review: Sister Act offers divine fun Special

Toronto - Sister Act, the musical based on the 1992 movie, opened in Toronto as part of a national tour following its Broadway run. It's a fun-filled spectacle that cleverly riffs on classic dance tunes while keeping the mood light-hearted.

Scarlett Johansson to return to Broadway

Movie star Scarlett Johansson is to return to Broadway in a production of ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’. She will play the role of Maggie.

Review: Amaluna offers a powerful mix of circus and theater Special

Toronto - Cirque du Soleil returns to Toronto with a show that places women in the forefront. Amaluna is Cirque's 32nd touring production, and it's a feast for the eyes, ears, and heart.
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Can you identify the female and male pictured above? They may be able to assist police with investigations into an incident at Broadway Shopping Centre on Sunday 17 February 2013. During this incident approximately $4000 was stolen from a charity worker for the 'Kids with Cancer' foundation. Please contact Glebe Police on 9552 8099 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if you have any information about this offence.
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2014 Tony Awards will be handed out June 8 in New York.
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