Broadway

John Healy
November 10, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Laurel Griggs, a Broadway actress who has also appeared on ‘SNL,’ has died at the age of 13. Griggs’ obituary was posted to Dignitiy Memorial, which said she died on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Her grandfather wrote on Facebook that her cause of death was due to a massive asthma attack. The actress is best...
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Carol Channing
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January 15, 2019 - 7:38 am
Broadway legend Carol Channing has died at age 97, according to her publicist.
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In this Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, photo Carole King, third from right, poses for photos with the cast of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre after a performance in New York. King appeared Saturday night, sitting at a baby grand piano and showing all the love in her heart as she sang "Beautiful," the final song to celebrate the show's fifth anniversary on Broadway. (AP Photo/Brooke Lefferts)
January 13, 2019 - 11:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Anything can happen in live theater, and audience members seeing "Beautiful," the life story of Carole King, got a surprise when King appeared in the role of herself to celebrate the show's fifth anniversary on Broadway. The packed house at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre erupted into...
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Benjamin Rauhala at the piano, Susan Egan, Laura Osnes, Courtney Reed performing opening number
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December 20, 2018 - 2:56 pm
Elizabeth Sherwood for 1010 WINS The Broadway Princess Party came to Sony Hall on West 45th St. Monday night. The tiaras were affixed, the glass slippers were shined, and the costumes were pressed -- presumably without the help of woodland animals. The Broadway Princess Party is a concert series...
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NYPD Officer Ricardo DiCandia helped an Irish tourist pay for Hamilton tickets after she spent days waiting in line.
NYPD
November 14, 2018 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A New York City cop is being hailed as a hero after rescuing a tourist in Midtown. Geraldine McKenna was $20 short of what she needed to afford Hamilton tickets, after spending days waiting in line. She thought she had blown her chance to see the musical, until Officer...
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John Mulaney in The 24 Hour Musicals
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November 05, 2018 - 11:37 am
Elizabeth Sherwood for 1010 WINS NEW YORK -- How do you make something theatrical out of nothing with only 24 hours to do it? This was the challenge that actors, writers, and composers from every pocket of the theater world accepted at the annual 24 Hour Musicals performance this past Monday. And...
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Cops are looking for a woman who attacked a rider on a Manhattan bound 7 train.
NYPD
October 11, 2018 - 10:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman was attacked by another woman on the subway Tuesday morning. It went down at the 74th Street - Broadway 7 train station. A 30-year-old woman was shoved off the train by another woman who then punched her in the face. The two women started fighting until passengers...
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September 13, 2018 - 9:05 pm
Actress and soprano Marin Mazzie, a three-time Tony Award nominee known for powerhouse Broadway performances in "Ragtime,'' "Passion'' and "Kiss Me, Kate,'' has died following a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 57.
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Packets of K2 or 'spice', a synthetic marijuana drug.
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September 10, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's something going on at the corner of Broadway and Myrtle in Bed Stuy and it's not good. There are claims that more than 100 people have overdosed on synthetic marijuana, known as K2, at the corner over the past few months. In fact, K2 is so prevalent at at Myrtle and...
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September 06, 2018 - 3:55 pm
By Meredith Ganzman NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It was a cold and swift response at "Frozen" on Broadway when an audience member held up a President Trump banner during the musical’s curtain call. And cast member Timothy Hughes immediately snatched it away from him and threw it off stage. Crystal...
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