June 22, 2017

NEW YORK — An intimate, heart-wrenching musical about loneliness, teen angst and suicide in the age of hyperconnectivity capped its unlikely journey to Broadway smash by winning top honors at the Tonys.

“Dear Evan Hansen,” starring 23-year-old Ben Platt in a breakout — and…

Theater refuses to buckle after 'Caesar' Trump criticism

June 15, 2017

NEW YORK — The Public Theater is refusing to back down after backlash over its production of “Julius Caesar” that portrays a Donald Trump-like dictator in a business suit with a long tie who gets knifed to death onstage.

Delta Air Lines and Bank of America have pulled their…

Earth, Wind & Fire take to the road with hits — and sadness

June 10, 2017

NEW YORK — Earth, Wind & Fire goes on the road this summer with some classic hits, a new touring partner and lingering heartache.

The hits include “September,” “‘Shining Star” and “Boogie Wonderland,” while they will share the stage with the band…

Grande re­turns to Manch­ester to honor vic­tims

June 08, 2017

MANCHESTER, England — Ariana Grande returned to the city to pay tribute with an energetic, all-star concert featuring Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Liam Gallagher two weeks after a suicide bombing killed 22 of her fans and injured dozens of others in Manchester, England.

Grande was emotional…