plays and musical theater

Royal Shakespeare Company cuts ties with BP

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has said it is dropping its long-term sponsor, BP, a week after British school students wrote to the theatrical organization threatening a boycott.

Harold Prince -- who won more Tonys than anyone -- has died

Legendary Broadway icon Harold Prince, who produced or directed some of the most famous musicals ever made, including "West Side Story" and "The Phantom of the Opera," died after a brief illness Wednesday in Reykjavik, Iceland. He was 91.

Power starting to come back in New York City

Power was starting to come back to parts of New York on a warm Saturday night as ConEdison restored electrical service on the west side of Manhattan after widespread power outages canceled shows and sent tens of thousands of people onto darkened streets, officials said.

Meryl Streep to star in Ryan Murphy's adaptation of 'The Prom'

Ryan Murphy is adapting the Tony Award-nominated and LGBTQ-friendly musical "The Prom" for Netflix, with big names Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key and Andrew Rannells set to star, Deadline reports.