'The Phantom of the Opera' extends Broadway run into April

The masked man of Broadway is going out strong. "The Phantom of the Opera" — Broadway's longest-running show — has postponed its final performance by eight weeks, pushing its closing curtain from February to April after at spike in ticket demand.

James Earl Jones Theatre unveiled on Broadway

The newly restored Cort Theatre on Broadway has been renamed after James Earl Jones, becoming the second Broadway theater named after a Black artist. Jones, 91, did not attend Monday's ceremony.

'Hair' co-creator James Rado dies at 90

Without "Hair," there would be no "Rent." — James Rado, co-creator of the groundbreaking musical "Hair," has died. He was 90. "Hair" was Broadway's first rock musical, the first Broadway show to have full nudity, and the first to feature a same-sex kiss.

Angela Lansbury to receive a special Tony Award

The folks who hand out Tony Awards believe five is not enough for Angela Lansbury. The legendary actor will receive a 2022 special Tony for lifetime achievement in the theater, making it her sixth.