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Jeanna de Waal portrays a singing, dancing Princess of Wales in "Diana: The Musical," now streaming on Netflix.

‘Diana the Musical’ is tabloid trash

Jeanna de Waal portrays a singing, dancing Princess of Wales in "Diana: The Musical," now streaming on Netflix.

November 25, 2021, 6:05am Entertainment

NEW YORK — In order to save their financial bacon during the pandemic, the producers of “Diana the Musical” preempted their own Broadway opening by selling out their show to Netflix. Open-mouthed viewers watched versions of Barbara Cartland and Queen Elizabeth singing and dancing for their supper in an empty… Read story

"The Fortnight in September," by R.C. Sherriff.

Novel offers journey on seaside vacation

"The Fortnight in September," by R.C. Sherriff.

November 25, 2021, 6:05am Entertainment

These days, I’m often finding that I’d like to go someplace else. But, as going someplace else literally would be a lot of trouble, I’m mostly doing it through the pages of a book — where I can travel long distances and be home by dinner. Read story

Photographer Mick Rock uses a point and shoot camera to photograph the photographers at the Uncut Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sessions event, on Nov. 15, 2006, at Irving Plaza in New York. Photographer Mick Rock, whose iconic portraits of rock stars saw him dubbed "the man who shot the 70s," has died.

Photographer Mick Rock captured glam rock stars and beyond

Photographer Mick Rock uses a point and shoot camera to photograph the photographers at the Uncut Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sessions event, on Nov. 15, 2006, at Irving Plaza in New York. Photographer Mick Rock, whose iconic portraits of rock stars saw him dubbed "the man who shot the 70s," has died.

November 25, 2021, 6:03am Entertainment

When he first started doing portraits of rock stars including David Bowie, Blondie, Queen, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop, photographer Mick Rock quickly learned not to get hung up on technique. Read story

Lou Cutell

‘Seinfeld’ actor Lou Cutell dies at 91

Lou Cutell

November 24, 2021, 11:03am Entertainment

Lou Cutell, a veteran actor whose career spanned several decades and included a memorable role on “Senfield,” died last week. He was 91. Read story

Brittney Mack portrays Anna of Cleves, center, during a performance of the musical "Six," at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York. Mack is slated to perform a mashup of some of its songs with her castmates and band in front of a televised audience of millions at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Performers gear up for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Brittney Mack portrays Anna of Cleves, center, during a performance of the musical "Six," at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York. Mack is slated to perform a mashup of some of its songs with her castmates and band in front of a televised audience of millions at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

November 24, 2021, 10:28am Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing up in Chicago, Broadway star Brittney Mack faithfully watched the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV after fulfilling her own parade duties. Now she's getting ready to bundle up, hit the streets of Manhattan and be part of the big one for the first time. Read story

FILE - Jon Batiste performs during the Global Citizen festival on Sept. 25, 2021 in New York. Batiste received 11 Grammy Award nominations, including ones for album of the year, record of the year, and best R&B album.

Musician Jon Batiste leads Grammy Award nominations with 11

FILE - Jon Batiste performs during the Global Citizen festival on Sept. 25, 2021 in New York. Batiste received 11 Grammy Award nominations, including ones for album of the year, record of the year, and best R&B album.

November 23, 2021, 9:25am Entertainment

Jon Batiste might be the Grammys biggest surprise: The multi-genre performer and recent Oscar winner made such an impression on voters that he scored the most nominations with 11 on Tuesday. Read story

BTS accepts the award for favorite pop song for "Butter" at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Hitmakers BTS stamp their authority on American Music Awards

BTS accepts the award for favorite pop song for "Butter" at the American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

November 22, 2021, 8:49am Entertainment

NEW YORK — South Korean superstars BTS were crowned artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday, brushing aside challenges from Taylor Swift, Drake and The Weeknd as they took home a total of three awards and teamed up with Coldplay for a raucous “My Universe” and… Read story

Lauren Bergen, right, and Emma Luxemburg perform in Wagner College???s production of "Small Mouth Sounds." Performing arts professor Felicia Ruff chose the play because it requires the actors to be mostly silent.

Live performers find red state rules a tough act to follow

Lauren Bergen, right, and Emma Luxemburg perform in Wagner College???s production of "Small Mouth Sounds." Performing arts professor Felicia Ruff chose the play because it requires the actors to be mostly silent.

November 22, 2021, 6:03am Entertainment

MISSOULA, Mont. — There was something a little different on stage at a recent performance of the musical “Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Nunsense Jamboree,” the first production for the Missoula Community Theatre since the beginning of the pandemic. Read story

Anthony Ramos, left, and Melissa Barrera in Jon M. Chu???s ???In the Heights," based on Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway musical.

The highs and lows of the new movie musical boom

Anthony Ramos, left, and Melissa Barrera in Jon M. Chu???s ???In the Heights," based on Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway musical.

November 22, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

It’s a time of plenty for movie musicals, with Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner’s take on “West Side Story,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Tick, Tick ... Boom!” and the anticipated performance of Peter Dinklage in “Cyrano” arriving before the end of the year. Also coming: the animated musicals “Encanto” from Disney and… Read story

Will Smith in "Ali." (Columbia Pictures/Entertainment Pictures)

‘King Richard’ joins biographical sports films genre

Will Smith in "Ali." (Columbia Pictures/Entertainment Pictures)

November 21, 2021, 6:05am Entertainment

Whether they’re skating on a rink in Lake Placid or speeding across a track in Le Mans, sports figures can make for sterling cinema. Read story