Live Updates: ?Stereophonic? and ?The Outsiders? Have Strong Start at Tony Awards

Jeremy Strong won an acting trophy for ?An Enemy of the People.? Jay-Z, Alicia Keys and Pete Townshend performed. Daniel Radcliffe won his first Tony for ?Merrily We Roll Along.?

Tony Award Winners 2024: Updating List

The Tony Awards begin on Sunday at 8 p.m. E.T., live from Lincoln Center?s David H. Koch Theater.

A Met Orchestra of Mixed Quality Returns to Carnegie Hall

The tenure of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Metropolitan Opera?s music director, can be difficult to assess. That much was evident over two concerts.

Nick Jonas and Adrienne Warren to Star in ?Last Five Years? on Broadway

Whitney White will direct the first Broadway production of Jason Robert Brown?s popular musical, which plans to open next spring.

Review: Camille A. Brown Still Holds the Harlem Stage

It was a sign of her generosity that her program this weekend was almost all work by her associates.

?House of the Dragon?: a Guide to all the Key Characters in Season 2

They all have blond hair and the same name. Not really, but close. Behold, a rundown of the key players ahead of the Season 2 premiere.

Ncuti Gatwa Brings Millennial Emotion to ?Doctor Who?

In his first season leading ?Doctor Who,? Ncuti Gatwa has brought charisma, emotion and even more camp to the long-running sci-fi show.

Henry VIII and Katherine Parr, Who Survived Him, Are the Focus of ?Firebrand?

?Firebrand? focuses on his sixth spouse as she tries to outlast the ailing king and his treacherous court. ?I thought of it as a thriller,? the director says.

Emma D?Arcy, Master of ?House of the Dragon?

A four-episode role in Season 1 of HBO?s ?House of the Dragon? made the actor a breakout star. This season, D?Arcy reigns at the top of the call sheet.

Daniel Radcliffe Conjures Up His First Tony

?Merrily We Roll Along? is Radcliffe?s fifth show on Broadway, but the first for which he was even nominated for a Tony Award.

John Everett Benson, Who Chiseled John F. Kennedy?s Grave, Dies at 85

A master of the ancient and exacting art of carving into rock, he was 25 when he began his first major commission, at Arlington National Cemetery.

On Bloomsday, Celebrating ?Ulysses? and Female Creativity

To help honor 100 years of James Joyce?s ?Ulysses,? an all-women Irish festival refocuses the annual re-enactment of the novel?s wanderings around the character of Molly Bloom.

?Inside Out 2? Returns Pixar to Box Office Heights

The sequel was expected to collect at least $155 million in the United States and Canada over the weekend, about 70 percent more than anticipated.

5 Ways This Year?s Tony Awards Reveal That Theater Is Changing

As Broadway prepares to celebrate the best of the season, our theater reporter explores what the nominations tell us about the industry and the art form.

Ben Vautier, Artist Whose Specialty Was Provocation, Dies at 88

A core member of the anti-art movement Fluxus, he died by suicide hours after the death of his wife of 60 years.

Overlooked No More: Lorenza Böttner, Transgender Artist Who Found Beauty in Disability

Böttner, whose specialty was self-portraiture, celebrated her armless body in paintings she created with her mouth and feet while dancing in public.

Nick Mavar, ?Deadliest Catch? Star, Dies at 59

Mr. Mavar, who ran a fishing operation in Alaska, starred in the reality television show for 16 years and captained his own boat.

?House of the Dragon? Is Back on Sunday. Here Are Season 1?s Biggest Moments.

Need a reminder of all the events that went down in Season 1 between the Greens and the Blacks? We?ve got you.

James Phoon, a New Face on ?Bridgerton,? Is Team Ariana Grande

?She seems to approach the world with kindness and understanding,? said the actor, who has joined the Netflix series for its latest season.

Ariana DeBose, Tonys Host, Just Might Be the Busiest Woman on Broadway

Back in New York City after filming a movie, the actress has been racing to shows while also rehearsing for Sunday night?s ceremony.

How to Watch the Tony Awards 2024: Date, Time, Streaming

The main event will be broadcast on CBS and livestreamed for Paramount+ with Showtime subscribers. A simulcast will also air at Damrosch Park in Manhattan.

Cormac McCarthy Did Not Talk Craft, Except With Roger Payne

Notoriously reluctant to give advice, the author offered his views, and meticulous edits, to a lifelong friend: Roger Payne, the marine biologist who introduced the world to whale song.

A Hungarian Rapper?s Bandwagon Gets an Unlikely New Rider

Azahriah, who has rapped about the joy of cannabis, has shot to fame in Hungary. That may explain why he has been applauded by the country?s conservative leader, Viktor Orban.

?Doctor Who? Episode 7 Recap: God of All Gods

In the first part of the season finale, a terrifying enemy from the Doctor?s past returns, as mysteries start to be solved.

Roberto Gerosa Converted a Milan Woodshop into a Maximalist Home

The Italian architect and designer Roberto Gerosa has converted a disused wood shop into a live-work space where his imagination can run wild.

John Wilmerding, Who Helped Give American Art an Identity, Dies at 86

American paintings were largely overlooked and undervalued until he came along. A scholar, curator and collector, he oversaw important exhibitions over the last 50 years.

Martin Starger, Influential Shaper of TV and Movies, Dies at 92

In his decade at ABC, long the doormat network in prime time, he helped guide it toward the No. 1 spot. He later produced ?Nashville? and won an Emmy for ?Friendly Fire.?

Johnny Canales, Influential Mexican TV Host, Dies at 81

He was known for introducing new musical acts to a wide audience, including Selena Quintanilla, whose appearance on his show in 1985 was one of her first live TV performances.

The Ultimate Dad Rock Playlist

What is dad rock? You know it when you hear it, so listen to 10 songs from Wilco, the Grateful Dead, Steely Dan and more.

New Novels to Read This Summer

Watch for new books by J. Courtney Sullivan, Kevin Barry and Casey McQuiston; re-immerse yourself in beloved worlds conjured by Walter Mosley, Elin Hilderbrand and Rebecca Roanhorse.

19 Nonfiction Books to Read This Summer

Memoirs from Anthony Fauci and Anna Marie Tendler, a reappraisal of Harriet Tubman, a history of reality TV from Emily Nussbaum ? and plenty more.

What ?Inside Out 2? Teaches Us About Anxiety

A new emotion has taken over Riley?s teenage mind. And she has lessons for us all.

Jelly Roll?s Anthem of Perseverance, and 9 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Zsela, the Decemberists, Khalid and others.

Four Takeaways From the Metropolitan Opera?s Risky Season

The company has bet that new operas will attract new, more diverse audiences and revitalize a stale repertory. Is the gamble paying off?

Five Action Movies to Stream Now

This month?s picks include bruised bodies and bruised male egos.

?House of the Dragon? Season 2 Review: It?s a Waiting Game

The second season of HBO?s very successful ?Game of Thrones? prequel gets off to an earthbound start.

Erin Moriarty Is a Woman Among ?The Boys?

The actress in the hit superhero satire mulled her role in an age of online bullying and token feminism: ?Thank God there are characters like this.?

9 New Movies Our Critics Are Talking About This Week

Whether you?re a casual moviegoer or an avid buff, our reviewers think these films are worth knowing about.

Stephen Colbert and Whoopi Goldberg Met the Pope in the Vatican. No Joke.

Francis hosted an audience with over 100 comic entertainers, also including Chris Rock, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Conan O?Brien. He said there was much to learn from them.

How ?Inside Out 2? Battles Anxiety

The director Kelsey Mann narrates a sequence from his film, which pits Joy (voiced by Amy Poehler) against Anxiety (Maya Hawke).

Remo Saraceni, 89, Dies; Inventor of the Walking Piano Seen in ?Big?

His keyboard, which became famous after Tom Hanks melodiously hopped on it, displayed Mr. Saraceni?s vision of technology powered by ?people energy.?

?The Welkin? Review: A Strong Ensemble and a Story That Resonates

A somber yet witty play set in 18th-century England is a clever perversion of a courtroom drama that features strong performances from an ensemble cast.

Tony Predictions: Expect Wins for ?Merrily? and ?Stereophonic?

Our reporter surveyed a quarter of Tony voters before Sunday?s ceremony. One certainty: Sondheim?s onetime flop seems destined for redemption.

Art Dealers and Fair Organizers Grapple with a Roller Coaster Market

The lockdown phase of Covid was a nightmare for art fairs. Now, art fairs big and small are making plans to win back visitors ? and dollars.

?Dancing for the Devil?: A Cult Docuseries That Takes Its Time

This three-part Netflix documentary examines the supposed scheme to exploit TikTok dancers ? and proves why cult narratives shouldn?t be rushed.

At Treasure House Fair in London, a Collection of the Rare and Curious

As museums and collectors wrestle with questions of ownership history, the organizers of this London fair say they carefully vet their dealers? wares.

Tadáskía Makes Her U.S. Debut, Drawing on the Walls at MoMA

Tadáskía, a Black trans artist who is only 30, is already stunning audiences with boundary-breaking work at MoMA, Art Basel and beyond.

Watching the Future Hatch in the New Museum Incubator

Tech-savvy creators are flocking to New Inc. The focus is less on making art than on making it in a way that provides a living.

A Publishing Haven for the Offbeat and Irreverent

Devolver Digital teams with independent video game studios and gives them immense freedom. Just don?t kill Jeff Bezos.

?Inside Out 2? | Anatomy of a Scene

The director Kelsey Mann narrates a sequence from his film.

Late Night Recaps Donald Trump?s Return to Capitol Hill

?They always return to the scene of the crime,? Jimmy Kimmel said after the former president met with House Republicans on Thursday.

Mark James, Writer of ?Suspicious Minds? and Other Songs, Is Dead at 83

His songs became hits for Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson, Brenda Lee and many other artists. They were also heard on movie soundtracks.

Museum Calls Off Kehinde Wiley Show, Citing Assault Allegations

The Minneapolis Institute of Art said it would not move forward with a show after the artist was accused of sexual misconduct, which he has denied.

?How Long Blues? Review: Twyla Tharp in Overdrive at Little Island

Her frenetic new dance-theater work, which opens a new festival at the new park on the Hudson, includes references to Camus and music by T Bone Burnett.

Audiences Are Returning to the Met Opera, but Not for Everything

The Met is approaching prepandemic levels of attendance. But its strategy of staging more modern operas to lure new audiences is having mixed success.

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