Russell Simmons plans for a hip-hop musical ‘The Scenario’

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015 file photo, Russell Simmons presents the Vanguard Award on stage at the 46th NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Simmons is producing a brand new stage musical that will celebrate three generations of hip-hop, from Run DMC to Kanye West. Simmons said Thursday, March 19, 2015, that The Scenario will feature an original story written by author and hip-hop historian Dan Charnas and aims to premiere in New York City in late 2016. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Music mogul Russell Simmons is producing a brand new stage musical that will celebrate three generations of hip-hop, from Run DMC to Kanye West.

‘Breakfast Club’ cast members attend anniversary screening

Molly Ringwald, left, and Ally Sheedy walk the red carpet for "The Breakfast Club" 30th Anniversary Restoration World Premiere during the South by Southwest Film Festival on Monday, March 16, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ensuring film-lovers won’t forget about them, actresses Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy reminisced about making “The Breakfast Club” at a screening of the fully-restored 1985 film on Monday.

Fellow Beatle McCartney ushering Ringo into rock hall

FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, Paul McCartney, left, and Ringo Starr appear at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. McCartney will induct his former Beatle mate, Ringo Starr, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month. The 30th annual induction ceremony is scheduled for Cleveland's Public Hall on April 18. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney has agreed to induct his former Beatles mate, Ringo Starr, into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month.

Idaho Falls Opera Theatre to stage ‘Sweeney Todd’

Sweeney Todd (played by Rod Hansen) meets the mysterious Beggar Woman (Alyse Krieger) who seems to know something about his past, but might just be mad. “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” plays for three nights beginning March 27 at the Civic Auditorium.

The dark musical, which opens March 27 at the Civic Auditorium in Idaho falls, centers on a man seeking revenge in Victorian-era London.

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