Plays

January 10, 2018 - 10:56 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The archives of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller, which shed light on seven decades of his works, will be going on display at the University of Texas. A university spokesman said Wednesday that the Harry Ransom Center humanities library paid $2.7 million for...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2017 file photo, Dustin Hoffman arrives at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grants Banquet at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. More women are accusing Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including allegations from a playwright who on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, accused the actor of exposing himself to her in a New York hotel room in 1980 when she was 16-years-old. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 11:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another woman is accusing Dustin Hoffman of exposing himself to her when she was 16. Playwright Cori Thomas tells the trade outlet Variety that Hoffman exposed himself to her in 1980 in a New York hotel room. In an email to The Associated Press, she confirmed the story that was...
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December 13, 2017 - 6:27 am
LONDON (AP) — With allegations of sexual misconduct shaking Britain's entertainment industry, London's Royal Court Theatre has canceled a production that features "themes of grooming and abuses of power on young women." "Rita, Sue and Bob Too" had been due to open at the Royal Court next month. It...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, playwright-screenwriter Israel Horovitz attends the premiere of "My Old Lady" in New York. Horovitz, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, has departed from the Gloucester Stage Company. The Massachusetts-based theater announced Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, that Horovitz had left after officials there confronted him about a New York Times story detailing on-the-record allegations. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
November 30, 2017 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning playwright-screenwriter Israel Horovitz, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, has departed from the Gloucester Stage Company. The Massachusetts-based theater announced Thursday that Horovitz had left after officials there confronted him about a New York...
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This photo shows the federal courthouse in New York, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Jury selection is scheduled to begin in the trial of Halkbank Deputy CEO Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a top executive for a state-run bank in Turkey, accused of conspiring to help Iran evade economic sanctions. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 28, 2017 - 10:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Iran sanctions trial of a Turkish banker (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A U.S. prosecutor says Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab has pleaded guilty to charges and will reveal at a New York trial how he helped Iran evade U.S. sanctions in an "economic jihad." Assistant...
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FILE - In this June 4, 1978 file photo, actress Ann Wedgeworth poses at Sardi's restaurant following the 32nd Annual Tony Awards in New York City where she won best actress in a featured role for her performance in "Chapter Two." Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died in New York at age 83. (AP Photo/File)
November 18, 2017 - 9:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on "Three's Company," has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said. Wedgeworth landed her first...
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November 15, 2017 - 11:13 am
BOSTON (AP) — In a Nov. 14 story about a stage production that was canceled at Brandeis University, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the performance was postponed from the fall to the spring. While the production was initially postponed, the playwright later decided to have it...
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August 29, 2017 - 12:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The playwright best known for the Tony Award-winning play, "The Elephant Man," has died. Bernard Pomerance was 76. Longtime agent Alan Brodie says Pomerance died Saturday of complications from cancer at his home in Galisteo, New Mexico. "The Elephant Man" was based on a true story...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2017 file photo, filmmaker Michael Moore attends the Turner Network 2017 Upfront presentation at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Moore led the audience of his Broadway play to Trump Tower to protest President Donald Trump’s comments about the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va, on Tuesday, Aug. 15. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 16, 2017 - 12:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Moore has led the audience of his Broadway play to Trump Tower to protest President Donald Trump's comments about the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. On Facebook, Moore urged people to join him at the tower following Tuesday night's performance of his one-man...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2017 file photo, filmmaker Michael Moore attends the Turner Network 2017 Upfront presentation at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Moore led the audience of his Broadway play to Trump Tower to protest President Donald Trump’s comments about the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va, on Tuesday, Aug. 15. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 15, 2017 - 10:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Moore has led the audience of his Broadway play to Trump Tower to protest President Donald Trump's comments about the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. On Facebook, Moore urged people to join him at Trump Tower after Tuesday night's performance of his one-man...
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