There's a Rocky musical headed to Broadway. The show, which first landed on our radar back in 2011, will open on Broadway in February, producers announced yesterday. A German-language version opened in Hamburg last year, but the show was written in English, with a score by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen ... More »
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In March 1978, in the small village of Corsier, on the edge of Lake Geneva thieves dug up and stole the body of Charlie Chaplin and demanded a million Swiss Francs from the Chaplin family for its safe return. The BBC’s Mike Lanchin hears from one of the men involved in tracking down the grave-robbers.
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ADIPUR, India -- Canes in hand and bowler hats firmly in place, dozens of Charlie Chaplin impersonators tramped through the streets of a small port town in western India on Tuesday to celebrate the birthday of the legendary comic actor and filmmaker. Chaplin has an odd resonance in this industrial town.
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Chaplin has an odd resonance in this industrial town. Surrounded by salt flats bordering the Thar desert, Adipur's only claim to fame is the annual parade — now in its 40th year — to honor the silent era actor. More than 100 people participated in the parade that included brass bands, camel carts and open jeeps carrying life-sized cut-outs of Chaplin.
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Jane Chaplin, a councillor in Wellington in Shropshire, says she had always known that she was female, but did not want to come out as transgender while her wife was still alive.
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Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez heading to Broadway in 'First Date'
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Former Port Adelaide defender Troy Chaplin will make his Richmond debut against Carlton at the MCG on Thursday night.
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A small port town in western India is home to a Chaplin fan club that celebrates the legendary actor's birth with an annual parade
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She plays Ivy Lynn, an ambitious Broadway actress, on the NBC hit series "Smash." It's something actress Megan Hilty knows a little about. She starred as Glinda in "Wicked" and went on to play the Dolly Parton role in the musical "9 to 5," also on Broadway. The multitalented 31-year-old will debut her first album, "It Happens All the Time," from Portrait and Columbia Records...
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NEW YORK — The off-Broadway show "Giant" and the quickly shuttered Broadway musical "Hands on a Hardbody" lead the Drama Desk nomination race this season, with the British import "Matilda," the audience-friendly "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" and a revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Passion" close behind. "Giant," based on the 1952 Edna Ferber novel of the same name, made its...
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