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By Associated Press
Kramer's husband, David Webster, told The New York Times that Kramer died of pneumonia on Wednesday.
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
We look to the arts for entertainment, comfort and pleasure -- but they are also an economic engine. According to government analysis, art accounts for almost $900 billion of GDP and over five million jobs. Now, many of these people…
By Rebecca Newman
From Joe’s Pub in New York City to the Vienna State Opera, audiences can livestream a myriad of shows from across the globe without jeopardizing anyone’s health during this unusual moment of social isolation.
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
The groundbreaking, biographical hip-hop show about the life of Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton won 11 Tony Awards and made numerous tours.
By Jeffrey Brown
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., is expanding its vision and offerings as it enlarges its physical footprint for the first time in its 50-year history. The institution hopes to showcase a range of…
By Cat Wise
Portland, Oregon, has a troubling history of racial discrimination and tensions between police and African American communities. But now, a theater company is attempting to change the city’s racial ecology through the arts -- and perhaps create a model for…
By Judy Woodruff, Anne Azzi Davenport
Broadway director and producer Harold Prince died Wednesday at age 91. Prince won an astonishing, record-breaking 21 Tony Awards with shows that became household names -- and whose popularity still endures decades later. Judy Woodruff reports on a theater legend…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Ilana Bernstein
In 2015, actress Maddie Corman’s life became a nightmare when her husband was arrested for having child pornography on his computer. Now Corman has written an emotional play, "Accidentally Brave," about the harrowing experience. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Corman…
The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal rifts, especially following a deadly 2017 white nationalist rally in the…
Aaron Sorkin, an Oscar-winning director and creator of the hit TV show “The West Wing,” now has a new adaptation of the classic novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” on Broadway. The reworked version of Harper Lee’s book has been nominated…
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