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‘Moulin Rouge!’ leads Tonys; ‘The Inheritance’ is best play

“Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, took an insurmountable lead at the Tony Awards, earning nine trophies with the best new musical still up in the air. “The Inheritance” by Matthew Lopez was named the best new play.

Tony Awards and TV special hope to be the jab Broadway needs

The Oscars, Grammys, Emmys and Golden Globes have all held their ceremonies during the pandemic. Now it's time for the Tony Awards, celebrating an art form that really needs the boost — live theater.

Actor Ed Asner, TV’s blustery Lou Grant, dies at 91

Ed Asner, the burly and prolific character actor who became a star in middle age as the gruff but lovable newsman Lou Grant, first in the hit comedy “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and later in the drama “Lou Grant,” died Sunday. He was 91.

Film productions in NC on track to spend a record amount of money in 2021

Film projects in North Carolina are on track to invest a record amount of money in the state in 2021, Governor Roy Cooper announced earlier today during a press conference at EUE/Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington.

Markie Post, TV veteran actor of ‘Night Court,’ dies at 70

Markie Post, who played the public defender in the 1980s sitcom “Night Court” and was a regular presence on television for four decades, has died. She was 70.

Lindsay Lohan’s dad accused of taking kickbacks from rehab

60-year-old Michael Lohan faces five counts of patient brokering and one count of conspiracy to commit patient brokering.

‘Saved by the Bell’ star Dustin Diamond dies of cancer at 44

“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond died Monday after a three-week fight with carcinoma.

TACT new musical auditions and theatre classes

Thalian Association Community Theatre holds auditions for The Beatles Revue, a new locally-produced musical in Wilmington. The organization is also accepting students for the new spring semester of performance classes.

‘Gilligan’s Island’ star Dawn Wells dies, COVID-19 cited

Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann on the 1960s sitcom “Gilligan’s Island," has died.

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Preparations begin for the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo

Signs of the 2021 Cape Fear Fair and Expo are now visible near the Wilmington International Airport, where workers began preparations on Sunday. 

Leland celebrates long-awaited completion of a multi-use path along Old Fayetteville Road

Dozens of people turned out Monday for an event years in the making, celebrating the completion of a path connecting Founders Park to North Brunswick High School. 

Commissioners clash over community violence prevention plans

Monday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting grew tense when the conversation turned to violence prevention in the Cape Fear.

New Hanover County Commissioners pass stop gap funding to increase affordable housing

Monday morning, New Hanover County Commissioners unanimously approved a measure that could create more workforce housing in the region.