Dana Tyler

Jessie Mueller, second from left, plays Carole King in the Broadway musical "Beautiful." (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Beautiful’ Star Jessie Mueller Discusses Playing Carole King On Broadway

“Beautiful — The Carole King Musical” is about the legendary singer-songwriter, but it’s also about growing up, says the Broadway actress who has earned a Tony Award nomination for playing King.

06/01/2014

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris Hopes For Tony Glory For ‘Hedwig And The Angry Inch’

For nine years, Neil Patrick Harris played unabashed ladies’ man Barney Stinson on the smash CBS comedy “How I Met Your Mother.” His Broadway comeback role as Hedwig could not be more different.

05/30/2014

Joshua Henry plays Flick in "Violet." (credit: CBS 2)

‘Violet’ Actor Joshua Henry On 2nd Tony Nomination: ‘It’s Surreal’

Joshua Henry is up for a Tony Award for the same role he played as a college sophomore.

05/18/2014

Christoper Nadareski tags one of the falcons born atop Nassau University Medical Center. (Credit: CBS 2)

Baby Falcons Tagged For Tracking After Birth Atop Nassau University Medical Center

State wildlife biologist Christopher Nadareski wasn’t taking any chances when he cautiously removed two baby falcon chicks from an improbable nest 17-stories above the street on top of the Nassau University Medical Center.

05/14/2014

Sarah Greene stars in "The Cripple of Inishmaan." (credit: Johan Persson)

Actresses Talk About Their Tony-Nominated Roles

Two Oscar nominees and a past Tony Award winner are among the five women nominated for this year’s Tony for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play.

05/11/2014

Bryce Pinkham, star of "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" (credit: CBS 2)

A Closer Look At The 2014 Tony Award Nominees

The countdown to the Tony Awards has begun.

05/04/2014

Bree Walker

Seen At 11: TV News Pioneer Bree Walker Says Alcohol Spun Her Out Of Control

Former television news anchor Bree Walker made history two decades ago for reporting with a disability. But Walker is now in the headlines again – this time not for her triumphs, but for her dramatic downward spiral.

05/01/2014

Actor Ramin Karimloo has made a splash on Broadway. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ramin Karimloo Lands On Broadway And Makes Audiences Break Out The Hankies

As CBS 2’s Dana Tyler explained, it was only a matter of time before the actor who has starred in huge hits in London’s West End made audiences bring out the hankies on Broadway.

04/27/2014

Danielle de Niese stars in the Metropolitan Opera's  "Cosi Fan Tutte." (credit: CBS 2)

Danielle De Niese: Live Broadcasts Important To Expose World To Metropolitan Opera

“Cosi Fan Tutte,” a Mozart classic, will be broadcast to 2,000 movie theaters around the globe at 12:55 p.m. Saturday.

04/20/2014

Bryce Pinkham, star of "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" (credit: CBS 2)

‘A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder’ Star: ‘Serial Killing On Broadway’s Fun’

Bryce Pinkham plays a distant heir to a great fortune a royal title, and then begins to murder all the relatives that stand between him and his inheritance.

04/13/2014

Mickey Rooney (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Iconic Hollywood Actor Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

Mickey Rooney died Sunday at age 93 surrounded by family at his North Hollywood home, police said. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office said Rooney died a natural death.

04/07/2014

John Douglas Thompson plays Louis Armstrong in "Satchmo at the Waldorf." (credit: CBS 2)

‘Satchmo At The Waldorf’ Shows Another Side of Louis Armstrong

Playwright Terry Teachout said the one-man bio play is about Armstrong reflecting on his life before his last gig, three months before his death in 1971.

04/06/2014

FILE (Clipart.com)

Seen At 11: Position Yourself For A Good Night’s Sleep

Everyone knows the importance of getting a good night’s sleep, but many people may not be aware that the position they sleep in can lead to some serious health problems.

03/24/2014

Residents are concerned about this water tank at the top of a building in the Gun Hill Houses public housing development in Brooklyn, which has been leaking and has left a cascade of dangerous ice. (Credit: CBS 2)

Frozen, Icy Water Tank Leaves Bronx Public Housing Residents Worried

Fifteen stories above a Bronx apartment building stands, ice cascades downward from a frozen rooftop water tank. The scene is pretty from above, but dangerous to those down below.

03/06/2014

A damaged phone booth is on display at the 9/11 Memorial Museum (credit: Jin Lee)

De Blasio Again Pushes For Federal Funding As 9/11 Museum Announces $24 Admission Fee

The mayor deflected when asked about possible city funding for the museum. He said he’d wait to hear from the federal government first.

01/24/2014

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