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  • Shakespeare and zombies get together for 'William Shakespeare's Land of the Dead'

     Shakespeare and zombies get together for 'William Shakespeare's Land of the Dead'
    While Shakespeare did pen characters like witches, wood sprites and ghosts, what would one of his plays be like if he included zombies? Find out when Summer Place Theatre presents "William Shakespeare's Land of the Dead" June 12 to 21 at the...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • Vanuatu villagers wait for eternal life _ from Prince Philip

    Standing under his sacred banyan tree, Albi Nagia sings as he cracks open a coconut with a few deft strikes from his bush machete. He chews the meat inside and spits it out in a shower, to the delight of the gathering chickens. He is praying to Prince...
  • Tonys 2015: 'Fun Home' concludes offbeat journey with musical win, 4 others

    The musical "Fun Home" follows the graphic novelist Alison Bechdel as she goes from an uncertain childhood in a small-town funeral home to a career as a highly successful lesbian author and artist. The show concluded a similarly triumphant journey at...
  • Tony Awards show a new maturity in theater scene

    Tony Awards show a new maturity in theater scene
    Broadway went big this year. Big box office, big attendance, big flops and big statements. The biggest statement by far was "Fun Home" winning five Tonys, including the best musical award, the grandest and most lucrative prize of all. The show, based on...
  • 'Fun Home' wins musical Tony, 'Curious Incident' named best play

    'Fun Home' wins musical Tony, 'Curious Incident' named best play
    “Fun Home,” the deeply emotional musical about the richly complex early life of the cartoonist Alison Bechdel and a Tony Award game-changer in terms of its sourcing from a graphic novel, its all-female composing team and the progressive self-...
  • Queen Elizabeth II to visit ex-concentration camp in Germany

    Queen Elizabeth II will visit a former concentration camp for the first time during her state visit to Germany later this month, Buckingham Palace said Monday. The queen and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, will travel to the Bergen-Belsen camp...
  • Tonys 2015: 'Curious Incident of the Dog,' 'Fun Home' tie with most awards

    "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" and the musical "Fun Home" dominated the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday, both taking home five awards. "Fun Home," an intimate, lesbian-themed musical that was previously seen at the Public Theater in...
  • Helen Mirren wins best actress in a play Tony Award

    Helen Mirren, who starred this season in a familiar and regal role, has won her first Tony Award. Mirren won for playing a sly and polished Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's "The Audience." She beat out Geneva Carr in "Hand to God," Elisabeth Moss...
  • 'Fun Home,' 'Curious Incident' big winners at Tony Awards

    The poignant and groundbreaking coming-of-age show "Fun Home" was named best musical at the Tony Awards on Sunday, one of five big trophies it won on the way to making history for its composing team. It tied for the winningest show on Broadway this...
  • Tonys 2015: Helen Mirren wins for actress in a leading role for 'The Audience'

    Tonys 2015: Helen Mirren wins for actress in a leading role for 'The Audience'
    British actress Helen Mirren won the lead actress in a play Tony on Sunday for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan's "The Audience." It is the second major acting award for Mirren in a performance as Elizabeth: She won an Academy Award...