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Friday, Nov 15, 2013

“Big Fish” Out, Alanis Morissette In?

“Big Fish” Out, Alanis Morissette In?

Your week in Broadway news as "The Lion King” turns 16, “Newsies” heads out on tour and a “Smash” star comes to “Les Misérables.”

Monday, Oct 7, 2013

Review: Stroman's "Big Fish" Falters

Review: Stroman's "Big Fish" Falters

The classic Susan Stroman choreography makes a splash, but a humdrum score ultimately leaves this father-son story stuck in the shallows.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2013

Review: “The Last Five Years,” at Second Stage

Review: “The Last Five Years,” at Second Stage

Jason Robert Brown’s cult favorite gets a second life with a compelling revival at Second Stage, directed by the composer himself

Friday, Nov 30, 2012

Review: "Dead Accounts" Comes Up Short

Review: "Dead Accounts" Comes Up Short

Norbert Leo Butz and Katie Holmes are siblings in a flawed tale of Babbo vs. boxed wine by the author of last year's "Seminar"

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012

Holmes Excited for Saturday Nights on Broadway

Holmes Excited for Saturday Nights on Broadway

In a new interview, Katie Holmes gushes about playwright Theresa Rebeck, and the thrill of Saturday nights on stage

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Out-of-Control Car Sparks Massive Pileup on Long Island
Out-of-Control Car Sparks Massive Pileup on Long Island

A 76-year-old driver may have suffered some sort of medical event when he crashed into vehicles stopped at a traffic light on a Long Island roadway, causing a 10-car pileup, police said.  The out-of-control car slammed into nine other cars stopped at a red light on Route 110 northbound and Bentley Road in Amityville around lunchtime Tuesday, according to police. Ashley Seales was among the drivers stopped at the light when she felt the sudden impact.  "It went airborne over my car and crashed in front of me," Seales said of the out-of-control car.  Nine people, including the 76-year-old driver were taken to the hospital and another passenger who was hurt when a flying car part smashed through the rear of the SUV he was in and hit him in the shoulder. No one was seriously hurt.  "After everybody calmed down, after the ambulances left, you just look back and think, 'How did I just walk away from that?'" said Seales. 

Udderly Fascinating! Zoo Says April Could Be Close
Udderly Fascinating! Zoo Says April Could Be Close

Still no baby giraffe for April, but we are getting there, keepers and vets say.

Flying Turkey Gets Lodged in Windshield
Flying Turkey Gets Lodged in Windshield

A New Jersey family on their way to the airport after visiting the University of Notre Dame Tuesday collided with a flying turkey on the road, authorities say.

Pastor of Prominent Newark Church Arrested in $700k Theft
Pastor of Prominent Newark Church Arrested in $700k Theft

An unlicensed bookkeeper and minister allegedly robbed a plumbing company of about $700,000, Middlesex County prosecutors said Tuesday.

DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters: Sources
DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters: Sources

Democratic National Committee has requested the resignation letters of all current staffers be submitted by next month, according to multiple sources familiar with the party's internal working, NBC News reported. Party staffs typically sees major turnover with a new boss, but the mass resignation letters will give new chairman Tom Perez a chance to completely remake the DNC's headquarters from scratch after staffing had already reached unusual low following a round of layoffs in December. Immediately after Perez' election in late February, an adviser to outgoing DNC Interim Chair Donna Brazile, Leah Daughtry, asked every employee to submit a letter of resignation dated April 15, several sources tell NBC News.

Feds Arrest 10 Organized Crime Family Members, Associates
Feds Arrest 10 Organized Crime Family Members, Associates

Ten members and associates of the Bonanno organized crime family, including alleged acting captain Ronald Giallanzo, were arrested early Tuesday by the FBI and NYPD Joint Organized Crime Task Force, officials said.