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Billy Porter's "While I Yet Live" (credit: CBS 2)

‘Kinky Boots’ Star Billy Porter Writes Play Based On Own Life

Billy Porter calls his play a love letter to the women who raised him in a very religious household at a time when it was not easy to come out as a gay man.

10/19/2014

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West Islip Man Sentenced For Defrauding Broadway Producers Of ‘Rebecca’

A former stockbroker who admitted conning the Broadway producers of “Rebecca” has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison.

10/10/2014

Actor Geoffrey Holder attends the 2010 Anglo-American Cultural Gala Awards reception at the Gerald W. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College on October 25, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Broadway Marquees To Dim Lights In Honor Of Geoffrey Holder Friday Night

Broadway theaters plan to dim their marquee lights Friday night in memory of Geoffrey Holder, a Tony Award-winning director who led the groundbreaking show “The Wiz” to Broadway.

10/08/2014

East Village Bank Robbery Suspect

Search On For Suspect In Bank Robberies In East Village, Other Manhattan Districts

Police on Tuesday were in search of a suspect wanted in a string of bank robberies in some of the most fashionable sections of Manhattan.

10/07/2014

Actress Marian Seldes in 2011. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Tony-Award Winning Actress Marian Seldes Dies At 86

Marian Seldes, a Tony Award-winning actress of stage and film who became a muse to playwright Edward Albee has died in New York.

10/06/2014

Norm Lewis, right, stars in "The Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway. (credit: CBS 2)

Norm Lewis, Broadway’s First Black Phantom: I’m Just Happy To Be ‘A Part Of That Journey’

He took over the role in May and recently announced he will star in the musical until early February.

10/05/2014

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Manhattan’s Broadway, Sag Harbor’s Main Street Named To ‘Great Streets’ List

Broadway – the most famous one – and Main Street in Sag Harbor, Long Island, both won the distinction of being Great Streets of America Wednesday in a new list by the American Planning Association.

10/01/2014

Demonstrators unfurl a banner on Broadway during the Flood Wall Street protest on September 22, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘Flood Wall Street’ Protesters Were Exercising First Amendment Rights

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended a decision by the NYPD not to clear the streets during the “Flood Wall Street” climate change protest the day before.

09/23/2014

The Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated on Tuesday, Sept. 16, after people complained of throat irritation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Strand Bookstore Evacuated After Suspected Pepper Spray Incident

The iconic Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated Tuesday afternoon, after someone was believed to have sprayed pepper spray inside the store.

09/16/2014

Shia LaBeouf appears in court in New York City on Sept. 10, 2014. (credit: Pool)

In Wake Of ‘Cabaret’ Fiasco, Actor LaBeouf Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct

Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct stemming from an incident at a Broadway show this summer.

09/10/2014

Joan Rivers (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Broadway League Reverses Decision, Dims Lights For Joan Rivers

A day after saying the lights of the Great White Way would not go dark for Joan Rivers, the Broadway League has reversed its decision.

09/09/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers speaks to reporters at the awards ceremony for the 11th Annual Mark Twain Prize on November 10, 2008 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Broadway Lights Won’t Go Dark For Joan Rivers

The lights of the Great White Way will not go dark for Joan Rivers, the Broadway League said Monday.

09/08/2014

The cast of the Broadway comedy "It's Only a Play."

Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane Reunited In Broadway’s ‘It’s Only A Play’

The two-time Tony Award winners are part of an ensemble cast in the comedy “It’s Only a Play.”

08/31/2014

Louis, left, and his brother, Alfonso, will appear in the Broadway revival of "You Can't Take It With You." 
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Broadway Revival Of ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Finds Its 2 Furry Stars

Broadway producers are auditioning kittens for a revival of the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy “You Can’t Take It With You.”

08/18/2014

Sleeping bags and boxes for Sleep Out event (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Broadway’s Finest Sleep On NYC Street To Raise Money For Youth Homeless Shelter

This year’s artists secured pledges totaling more than $200,000 for Covenant House.

08/17/2014

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