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‘Phantom of the Opera’ sales explode after shock closing announcement

After The Post’s Friday scoop that the show would close this winter after 35 years, it took in $2 million in ticket sales by 8 p.m., producer Cameron Mackintosh exclusively told The Post.

Lil Baby to Receive Quincy Jones Humanitarian Honor at Black Music Action Coalition Awards Gala

Lil Baby will be honored with the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award at the second annual Music in Action Awards Gala, hosted by the Black Music Action Coalition and…

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II Dies at 96

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has died, ending a historic 70-year reign. She was 96. The Queen died at Balmoral, her beloved palace in the Scottish Highlands, which was…

‘The Son’ Review: Hugh Jackman Goes Deep in ‘The Father’ Director’s Devastating Follow-up

From Sophocles to Shakespeare, it all comes back to family. Writers can get as high-concept as they like, but in the end, the world’s greatest storytellers recognize that…

Eddie Redmayne to Receive Golden Eye Award at Zurich Film Festival

Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne will be awarded a Golden Eye for his career achievements during the 18th Zurich Film Festival (Sept. 22-Oct. 2). The British actor will receive…

‘He Was a Disrupter, a Rule Breaker’: Jared Harris and Director Adrian Sibley on Venice Documentary ‘The Ghost of Richard Harris’

Feature documentary “The Ghost of Richard Harris,” which premieres Sunday at the Venice Film Festival, looks to answer the question: “Who was Richard Harris?” The film also contains…

‘A Little Life,’ ‘Bloody Difficult Women’ Light Up Edinburgh, While ‘Not For Everyone’ Lives Up to Its Name: The Hits — and Misses — of Fringe

Two years ago, the Edinburgh Festival — comprised of film and TV events but dominated by the much larger Fringe festival — was entirely canceled by COVID. In…

‘Love Island’ Host Laura Whitmore Quits U.K. Reality Show Citing ‘Very Difficult’ Elements She Can’t Overcome

“Love Island” host Laura Whitmore has quit the U.K. reality show after two and a half years. Whitmore, a close friend of former host Caroline Flack, famously took…

Hilary Linstead, ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ Casting Director, and Producer, Dies at 83

Hilary Linstead, casting director, agent and film and stage producer died on Aug. 6 after contracting a form of leukaemia. She was 83. Described as a “force of…

‘Pop Idol’ favorite Darius Campbell Danesh dies suddenly at 41

The Scottish vocal talent was remembered fondly by former “Pop Idol” judge Simon Cowell: “He was charismatic, funny and just a great person to be with.”

‘The Crown’ Actor Sam Crane to Play Lead in ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

Sam Crane will play Harry Potter in the new company that commences performances on “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” at London’s Palace Theatre from Oct. 13. Crane’s…

The Chicks Cover ‘Hopelessly Devoted to You’ in Heartfelt Tribute to Olivia Newton-John

The Chicks performed a heartfelt rendition of “Hopelessly Devoted to You” on Saturday as a tribute to the late Olivia Newton-John. During the Chicks’ concert at the Gorge…