On her new album, Silver & Ash, singer-songwriter Clare Burson sought to recreate the emotions her grandmother experienced as a child in Nazi Germany. Erica Beckman hide caption

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Clare Burson: Songs Of A Haunted Past

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Scott Shepherd plays an office worker who gets swept away by The Great Gatsby in Gatz. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'Great Gatsby' Onstage, With A White-Collar Twist

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Opera singer Eric Owens stars as Alberich in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Das Rheingold. Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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Eric Owens: Singing Grendel, Death And A Troll

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Danny Rahim, left, Vincent Ebrahim, kneeling, and Nabil Elouahabi perform in Monologue. John Haynes/Tricycle Theatre hide caption

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150 Years Of Afghan History In One Theater Marathon

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Miss Daisy Rides Again: Vanessa Redgrave returns to Broadway to take on a character Jessica Tandy made famous on film. Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Broadway Season Bets On Big Stars, Short Scripts

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New to Broadway this season is the U.K. production of La Bete, set in 17th century France and starring Mark Rylance and David Hyde Pierce. Courtesy The Hartman Group hide caption

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A West End Test For The Broadway-Bound

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From Zero To Hero: Seraphic Fire's Viral Monteverdi

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Sheet music costs about $4 per song. But, as with audio or video files, these documents are easy to pass around online. JadeXJustice/flickr hide caption

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Sheet Music Piracy: You Can Get Everything For Free On The Internet

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Canadian singer Lindsay Sutherland Boal started out in opera before turning to cabaret. Andrew Alexander hide caption

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Wilkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome: To Cabaret School

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David Annen (left) and Paul Bhattacharjee play G.H. Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan, two mathematicians who inspired Simon McBurney's A Disappearing Number. Robbie Jack hide caption

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'Disappearing Number': A Vivid Theatrical Equation

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Keith Lockhart conducts the Boston Pops on the 4th of July, 2008. Stu Rosner hide caption

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America's Orchestra: The Boston Pops At 125

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Actor Danny Kaye (left) clowns around with composer Frank Loesser while rehearsing a song for the 1952 film Hans Christian Andersen. Gjon Mili/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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How To Succeed In Showbiz: The Frank Loesser Story

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Just Dance: Megan Sikora (center) is a member of the ensemble in Broadway's revival of Promises, Promises. Sikora also understudies the musical's lead, Kristin Chenoweth, and featured actress Katie Finneran. Joan Marcus/The Hartman Group hide caption

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Waiting In The Wings With Broadway's Understudies

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The Tanglewood Festival Chorus has 280 volunteer singers. Michael J. Lutch hide caption

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The Tanglewood Festival Chorus Turns 40

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