Vienna has made it to Broadway, with the home-grown musical "Rebecca" due to open in New York's famed theater district next year, producers announced Wednesday.
The German-language musical, which opened in Vienna in September 2006 and is based on Daphne du Maurier's novel of the same name, is to be adapted by a New York producer team and will have its Broadway premiere on April 22, 2012, the Vereinigte Buehnen Wien (VBW) said in a statement.Full Story
The world's top luxury retailer LVMH on Tuesday announced the appointment of Humberto Leon and Carol Lim as artistic directors of the ready-to-wear label Kenzo with immediate effect.
They replace Sardinian designer Antonio Marras, who has held the post for eight years and who shows his own name label in Milan,Full Story
Colorful American pop star Lady Gaga has been declared an honorary citizen of Sydney for her "unwavering support" of gay rights as she delighted fans with surprise shows at two city nightspots.
The cryptic pop diva was given the honor during a low-key tour of Sydney, which will feature just one invite-only concert at the city's Town Hall for 1,000 people, as a token of gratitude for her gay rights work.Full Story
After only two weeks in theaters, "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" has sparked $261 million in North American box office receipts to roll into the number one film spot for 2011.
The sequel raked in $47 million in expected sales over the weekend and bypassed "The Hangover Part II," to become the highest-grossing film of the year to date. Michael Bay's big budget action film starring Shia LaBeouf focuses on alien robots in a quest to save the world.Full Story
David Beckham's spokesman said that the soccer star's wife Victoria has given birth to a healthy baby girl on Sunday.
Simon Oliveira said that the celebrity couple are "delighted to announce the birth of their daughter."Full Story
Yara Khoury Mikael was crowned Miss Lebanon late Sunday beating out her competition for a spot in the Miss Universe pageant in Brazil in September.
The event, in which 16 women participated, was organized by LBC TV network and held at the Beirut Souks.Full Story
Prince William and his wife Catherine outshone even Hollywood's brightest stars Saturday, as Britain's future king lobbied for up-and-coming British actors in the home of the US film industry.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were given the full red carpet treatment in Los Angeles -- and generated more excitement than A listers including Tom Hanks and Nicole Kidman attending the star-studded event.Full Story
As boy wizard Harry Potter takes on the evil Voldemort in the final movie of the epic series, angry Indonesian movie-lovers are casting hexes and curses on their government over yet another missed film.
A drawn-out tax dispute which has led U.S. studios to boycott the country means fans there will miss out on "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2", which had its world premiere in London on Thursday.Full Story
Of the new TV series announced for fall, none has caught the audience's eye (while raising eyebrows) like "The Playboy Club."
Set in the early 1960s, this NBC drama stands out as a rare TV period piece that is all the more notable for being joined on the fall schedule by another early '60s melodrama, ABC's "Pan Am," which focuses on frisky stewardesses in the dawning jet age.Full Story