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Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015

“Amazing Grace” Posts Closing Notice

“Amazing Grace” Posts Closing Notice

The new musical will say goodbye to Broadway on Oct. 25.

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015

Michael Shannon Joins 'Long Day’s Journey Into Night'

Michael Shannon Joins 'Long Day’s Journey Into Night'

The Oscar nominee will return to Broadway alongside Jessica Lange and Gabriel Byrne.

Thursday, Jul 16, 2015

Review: Josh Young, Chuck Cooper in 'Amazing Grace'

Review: Josh Young, Chuck Cooper in 'Amazing Grace'

A one-time police officer has written an earnest original musical about young Englishman John Newton, who came of age as Britain sat atop an empire of slavery.

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

New Musical About Creation of “Amazing Grace” Will Sing on Broadway

New Musical About Creation of “Amazing Grace” Will Sing on Broadway

There’s a new musical coming to the Great White Way this summer about the true story behind the creation of one of America’s most popular songs.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

"Picnic": What the Critics Thought

New York critics lauded the performances of stage veterans Ellen Burstyn, Reed Birney and Mare Winningham, but wanted more “sizzle” between the two leads

Friday, Oct 5, 2012

“Grace” Review: That’s Paul Rudd in the Corner

“Grace” Review: That’s Paul Rudd in the Corner

Playwright Craig Wright asks provocative questions about God in "Grace," starring Rudd and Michael Shannon. Ultimately, his own feelings become transparent.

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Alleged Sword Killer Charged With Murder as Terrorism

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Trump Takes Aim at Obama's Efforts to Curb Global Warming
Trump Takes Aim at Obama's Efforts to Curb Global Warming

Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels. As part of the roll-back, Trump will initiate a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. The regulation, which was the former president's signature effort to curb carbon emissions, has been the subject of long-running legal challenges by Republican-led states and those who profit from burning oil, coal and gas.

Petition: Melania Trump Must Move or Foot Security Bill
Petition: Melania Trump Must Move or Foot Security Bill

A petition quickly amassing signatures online calls for members of the Senate to force First Lady Melania Trump to move into the White House or pay for the security required to protect her in New York City.