The Broadway cast of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, from left: Lee Pace, Ellen Barkin, Wayne Alan Wilcox, Patrick Breen, Jim Parsons, Joe Mantello, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke Macfarlane, Richard Topol and Mark Harelik. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Full Circle: Stiller, who played Artie's son in a 1986 production of The House of Blue Leaves, has now, 25 years later, grown into the role of middle-aged Artie. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Aaron Tveit stars in the musical adaptation as Frank Abagnale Jr., a real-life counterfeiter and imposter who spent most of the 1960s on the run from the FBI. Joan Marcus/The Hartman Group hide caption

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Not a toy: J. Pierrepont Finch (Daniel Radcliffe, left) is an ex-window washer climbing the corporate ladder at the World Wide Wicket Company — where the seductive Hedy LaRue (Tammy Blanchard) is just one of the temptations on the road to success. Ari Mintz/ hide caption

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Williams, as the ghost of a captive tiger, grapples with existential quandaries in his Baghdad Zoo cage. Carol Rosegg/ hide caption

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In 1969, Lanford Wilson co-founded the Circle Repertory Company, where many of his works had their premieres. The theater was a New York landmark until it closed in 1996. Marty Reichenthal/Associated Press hide caption

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Two Houses, Both Alike: In a scene that fuses two moments across two centuries, 19th-century math prodigy Thomasina (Bel Powley, left) and her tutor Septimus (Tom Riley) flank the central table of Arcadia's set, joined in the center by the present-day Valentine (Raul Esparza) and Hannah (Lia Williams). Carol Rosegg hide caption

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The Ensemble ACJW, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle (center), features musicians from the Academy, sponsored by Carnegie Hall and the Juilliard School. The violist to the right of Rattle is Nathan Schram. Jennifer Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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Brian Bedford in his dressing room, preparing to play Oscar Wilde's Augusta Lady Bracknell. Melanie Burford for NPR hide caption

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As the star of The Diary of a Madman, Geoffrey Rush discovered threads of modern absurdism in Nikolai Gogol's writing. Heidrun Lohr/Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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The surreal Terwilliker Institute, featuring a 5,000-key piano, is the backdrop of Seuss' zany cult classic. Columbia Pictures hide caption

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