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Stories with person: Stephen Sondheim
  • Paul Stanley on his love for another mask 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:37 pm
  • NEW YORK - Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of "The Phantom of the Opera," and not just because he's spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

  • 'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' win at Oliviers 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 6:53 pm
  • LONDON - Irreverent musical "The Book of Mormon" and hit geopolitical drama "Chimerica" were the big winners Sunday at Britain's Olivier stage awards, on a night when London's small theaters flexed their substantial muscle.

  • 'Beautiful' Broadway surprise from Carole King 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 11:42 am
  • NEW YORK - Carole King surprised the cast of the Broadway musical about her life, walking out onstage at the Stephen Sondheim Theater during the curtain call of "Beautiful."

  • Denis Johnson, Tobias Wolff to enter arts academy 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 7:08 pm
  • NEW YORK - Fiction writers Denis Johnson, Ha Jin and Tobias Wolff are among this year's inductees into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

  • Rising star Santino Fontana refuses repetition 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 8:38 am
  • NEW YORK - Actors like to switch it up, but Santino Fontana has taken that to ridiculous lengths.