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Ms. Merrill’s upper-class roles often reflected her own privileged background.
‘The Band’s Visit’ wins in the musical category, and individual awards go to Matthew Broderick, Michael Urie, Amy Ryan and Bobby Cannevale.
The director said he was stepping back “to be with my family, be with my kids, who really need me.” Joss Whedon will take over for Mr. Snyder.
At least 19 people were killed and 50 injured Monday night in an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England that police are treating as a possible terrorist attack. The explosion
No relation of a dream can convey the dream-sensation, Joseph Conrad wrote in his 1899 novella Heart of Darkness, that commingling of absurdity, surprise and bewilderment in a tremor of struggling rev
At times the films take a back seat as festivalgoers check their phones for the latest news and ponder their industry’s future.
All five of the jurors chosen on Monday were white. Of the first 100 potential candidates, 34 said they already had an opinion about Mr. Cosby’s guilt or innocence.
Heath Ledger's friends and film colleagues talk about their encounters with the late actor and paint a picture of a complex man and challenging artist with creative fire and a generous spirit.
Police say that 19 people have been killed and another 50 injured after an explosion at the Manchester Arena in northern England, where U.S. pop star
William D. Adams has served for three years at the National Endowment for the Humanities. He leaves at a time when the endowment’s future is in doubt.
Gail Godwin’s latest novel follows a young boy sent to live with a great-aunt after his mother’s death.
The New York City Ballet has become the world’s main source of important ballet choreography thanks to work by three big talents.
This tame exhibition fails to capture the realities of a world that has changed drastically in recent months.
A TV musical remake of the 1987 film, now starring Abigail Breslin and Colt Prattes, includes an interracial flirtation and a sexless middle-age marriage.
The return of the Log Lady and a mysterious glass box are among the Lynchian touches in the first episodes of the new “Twin Peaks.”
In this reimagined version of Shakespeare’s tragedy, the Prince of Denmark becomes the Prince of Persia.
This year, the festival in Durham, N.C., stayed nerdy, featured women and sought a more diverse future.
The bronze and marble work, “Leaves of Stone,” was created by Giuseppe Penone and sits outside a downtown palazzo owned by the fashion house.
Sylvia Lavin, a professor of architectural history at UCLA and an independent curator, has a superb exhibition running through Sunday at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, better k
Mr. Ray, an American artist, showed two sculptures that he said had been informed by his reflections on two works of antiquity.
One of the greatest choreographers of the 21st century, Mr. Ratmansky continues to mine the work of Marius Petipa, the father of classical ballet.
The Mint Theater has revived this 1922 drama about two brothers: one who could do no wrong, one who could never measure up.
Most of the first 100 potential jurors said they were already aware of the case and 34 said they had an opinion about Mr. Cosby’s guilt or innocence.
Tehran, May 22, IRNA – Iran’s 12th presidential election, that brought in power incumbent President Hassan Rouhani took place on the same day people voted to choose members of the fifth City and Vill
CBS Corp. has extended its employment agreement with its chief executive, Leslie Moonves, for an additional two years — pushing the boss’ retirement date to June 30, 2021. The move, announced Mond
This premiere by Mr. Scarlett, the Royal Ballet’s artist in residence, is a relief after two disappointing narrative works.
Geneva, May 22, IRNA -- Iranian Health Minister, heading a high-ranking delegation, arrived in Geneva on Monday to take part in the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA).
Drake, Cher and Celine Dion provided three of the only memorable moments in a typically lackluster show.
Year-round “Star Wars” hype is giving a boost to Hollywood’s merchandising business. Licensed goods based on movies and other entertainment properties generated $118 billion in global retail sales
The singer’s self-titled album debuted at the top of the Billboard chart. The Zac Brown Band followed at No. 2, and Logic dropped 10 spots to No. 11.
Brampton's Michaela Hinds is hanging up her Irish dancing wig and dancing shoes after the most successful career of any North American competitor. Af
Ms. Maracci, who died in 1987, influenced many dancers, some of whom will pay tribute to her at N.Y.U.
Obasi Shaw just became the first student ever to submit a rap album as a senior thesis in Harvard's English department.
I once went with a friend to a play performed in a downtown L.A. hotel room. A guide led us from the lobby into a vintage elevator and then through a warren of passages to an unmarked door, where
Canadian actor Adam Beach finds himself walking a fine line after agreeing to be an ambassador for the federal government's Canada 150 celebrations.
Emily Browning digs deeps on last night's episode of "American Gods"
“Ai Weiwei: Trace at Hirshhorn,” a focused but sprawling exhibition of recent works, will open at the Smithsonian’s contemporary art museum on June 28.
A larger-than-normal jury pool has been assembled, and a questionnaire went out to help narrow down the number of jury candidates.
The biggest gathering of foodies took place in the ancient part of Baku - the Old City.
Azerbaijan Public Speaking Championship 2017 wrapped up in Baku last weekend.
Tehran, May 22, IRNA – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in collaboration with the Forest, Range and Watershed Organization of Iran conducted a five-day workshop to introduc
Members of the Broadway cast will perform on Monday night's episode.
Tehran, May 22, IRNA - Famine has been declared in some counties of South Sudan, and the number of people close to sliding from emergency to disaster is perilously high in Northeastern Nigeria, Somal
Beijing, May 22, IRNA – Iran's Sharif University of Technology and China's Shanghai University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Collectors Committee weekend is one of the institution’s biggest fundraisers, held every spring since 1986. Participating committee members paid $15,000 to $
Famous jazz pianist Elchin Shirinov and his trio have performed on the stage of the International Mugham Center in Baku.
Azerbaijan’s young talent won the talent contest "Talent 2017" in Sweden.
A personal exhibition of Azerbaijani artist Emil Aziz has opened in Port Baku Mall.
Qasr-e Shirin, Kermanshah Prov, May 22, IRNA - Explosion of a landmine left from the 1980-1988 Iraqi imposed war against Iran in the city of Sarpol-e Zahab has claimed the life of one person and inju
With "Everything Everything," both Amandla Stenberg and Nick Robinson are staking their claim as Hollywood's next big thing.
A larger-than-normal jury pool has been assembled, and a questionnaire went out to help narrow down the number of jury candidates.
Baku, also called the City of Winds, hosted a gala concert for its guests.
Baku will host the 4th Baku International Tourism Film Festival on October 11-14.
“The Bachelorette” introduces Rachel Lindsay, its first black lead. And Katy Perry and Jennifer Lopez join James Corden in his musical minivan.
This revival of the 1990s series feels at times like a nostalgic version of the original alternating with a harder-edged one.
This revival of the 1990s series feels at times like a nostalgic version of the original alternating with a harder-edged one.
SERIES The Voice The final four artists perform for the judges in Part 1 of the two-part season finale. 8 p.m. NBC Supergirl Superman (guest star Tyler Hoechlin) returns to help Supergirl (Melis
Céline Dion performed her classic My Heart Will Go On at the Billboard Music Awards 20 years after the song was a chart topper, while fellow Canadian
Celine Dion performed her classic My Heart Will Go On at the Billboard Music Awards 20 years after the song was a chart topper, while fellow Canadian
Celine Dion performed her classic My Heart Will Go On at the Billboard Music Awards 20 years after the song was a chart topper, while fellow Canadian
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