Broadway's 'Spider-Man,' Tangled Up In Twitter

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Since becoming music director of the Atlanta Symphony, Robert Spano has been an advocate of new music. Angela Morris hide caption

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Robert Spano, Champion Of New Music

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The Manganiyar Seduction opens by slowly lighting up a stack of boxes in which 36 musicians play a variety of Indian instruments. Roysten Abel hide caption

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From Northern India, A Singular Sufi 'Seduction'

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Pepa Marcos (played by Sherie Rene Scott) mourns the loss of her boyfriend in the presence of a taxi driver (played by Danny Burstein). Paul Kolnik hide caption

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Almodovar Meets Broadway In 'Women On The Verge'

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Dream Team: Fred Ebb (from left) and John Kander contributed a trunk full of striking shows and indelible tunes -- including Cabaret, Chicago and that cabaret-and-karaoke inevitability "New York, New York" -- to the American songbook. Ebb died in 2004, before work on The Scottsboro Boys was complete. Andrew Kent/Getty Images hide caption

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'Scottsboro Boys' Tell Their Own Story On Broadway

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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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