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Friday, Apr 15, 2016

‘Matilda’ Saying Goodbye to Broadway

‘Matilda’ Saying Goodbye to Broadway

The musical based on the beloved Roald Dahl story will close this January.

Friday, Mar 21, 2014

"Phantom" Casts Its First Black Lead

"Phantom" Casts Its First Black Lead

Plus Fantasia returns to “After Midnight,” the new Rockettes show gets moved to 2015 and calling all Joneses - “The Realistic Joneses” wants you!

Thursday, Apr 11, 2013

“Matilda”: Review Roundup

“Matilda”: Review Roundup

"Matilda," fresh from London, was a hit with Broadway critics, who called it a "five star" adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved story

Monday, Sep 10, 2012

N.Y. Casting Call for Broadway's "Matilda"

N.Y. Casting Call for Broadway's "Matilda"

Producers will hold open auditions on Sept. 30 for spring transfer of the hit London musical

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Bull in Wild Queens Chase Dies Hours After Capture

Bull in Wild Queens Chase Dies Hours After Capture

The rogue bull that escaped from a Queens slaughterhouse and led police on a wild, hours-long chase through neighborhood streets Tuesday, ducking under caution tape and sidestepping cops, has died, NYPD officials confirmed.

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart News

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart News

Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos announced his resignation from Breitbart News amid backlash from conservatives over controversial comments he made on sexual relationships between boys and older men. In a statement Tuesday, Yiannopolous said he did not want his "poor choice of words" to take away from important reporting by his colleagues, adding that the decision to step down is "mine alone." “Breitbart News has stood by me when others caved. They have allowed me to carry conservative and libertarian ideas to communities that would otherwise never have heard them. They have been a significant factor in my success. I’m grateful for that freedom and for the friendships I forged there," Yiannopoulos wrote.

Tourists Taking Selfie Capture Dramatic NYC Ice Rescue

Tourists Taking Selfie Capture Dramatic NYC Ice Rescue

Dramatic video captured by a woman and her daughter shows the moments before and after a group of seven young people plunged through the ice on a pond in Central Park Monday.

US to Expand Pool of People Targeted for Deportation

US to Expand Pool of People Targeted for Deportation

The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released Tuesday. The documents represent a sweeping rewrite of the nation's immigration enforcement priorities. The Homeland Security Department memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, lay out that any immigrant living in the United States illegally who has been charged or convicted of any crime — and even those suspected of a crime — will now be an enforcement priority. That could include people arrested for shop lifting or minor traffic offenses.

'Today' Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts 'Valentine's Baby' Girl

'Today' Anchor Hoda Kotb Adopts 'Valentine's Baby' Girl

Hoda Kotb has welcomed a baby girl to her family. The "Today" anchor announced Tuesday that she's become a mom after adopting baby Haley Joy Kotb. "She is the love of my life," Kotb told her NBC colleagues by phone, her voice breaking with emotion several times.

NYC Probes Sudden Death of Russian Ambassador to UN

NYC Probes Sudden Death of Russian Ambassador to UN

An initial autopsy on Russia's ambassador to the United Nations has proven inconclusive, and further testing will need to be done to determine the cause and manner of death, the city medical examiner said Tuesday.