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Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014

“After Midnight” Picks Its Next Guest Vocalist

“After Midnight” Picks Its Next Guest Vocalist

Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams will join Broadway’s “After Midnight" this April.

Monday, Sep 16, 2013

Cotton Club Returns with k.d. lang

Cotton Club Returns with k.d. lang

Grammy winner k.d. lang makes her Broadway debut as the second special guest star of the upcoming "After Midnight," Broadway's revamped take on "Cotton Club Parade"

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Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Surgery Complications
Actor Bill Paxton Dead at 61 Due to Surgery Complications

Actor Bill Paxton died Saturday due to complications from surgery, a representative of his family told NBC News in a statement. He was 61. Paxton was known for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters like "Twister" and "Apollo 13." "It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery," a family representative told NBC News in a statement. "A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker."

Mom, Infant Daughter Killed, 2 Hurt in Fatal Mt. Vernon Fire
Mom, Infant Daughter Killed, 2 Hurt in Fatal Mt. Vernon Fire

An infant and her young mother were killed in a fatal house fire that took 35 firefighters to knock down in Mount Vernon Sunday morning.

Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Still Pregnant, Calf Moves
Status Check: 'April' the Giraffe Still Pregnant, Calf Moves

The 15-year-old giraffe named "April," who has captivated millions of people across the world as they watch a live stream in anxious anticipation of the birth of her fourth calf at an upstate New York zoo, is still pregnant and doing well.

New DNC Chief Faces a Divided Party, Plus Trump
New DNC Chief Faces a Divided Party, Plus Trump

When Tom Perez stepped to the stage as the newly elected Democratic national chairman, his first official act was to invite his vanquished rival to join him as deputy chairman. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison accepted on the spot and two men stood together, smiling like a national ticket at a presidential nominating convention. Members of the Democratic National Committee cheered wildly at their gathering in Atlanta on Saturday, forgetting the competitive race that took two rounds of voting — unprecedented in recent memory for either major party.

Severe Thunderstorms Knock Down Trees, Building
Severe Thunderstorms Knock Down Trees, Building

Severe thunderstorms ripped through New York and New Jersey on Saturday, toppling trees, knocking down power lines and destroying at least one building.