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Requiem For A Cabaret: The Oak Room Closes

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In Nice Work If You Can Get It, Matthew Broderick plays Jimmy Winter, a New York playboy of the Prohibition era. The show is at the Imperial Theatre. Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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Managing The Gershwins' Lucrative Musical Legacy

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Adapted from The Servant of Two Masters, the new comedy One Man, Two Guvnors follows the "always famished and easily confused" Francis Henshall (James Corden, left), who must combat his own befuddlement while keeping both of his employers — a local gangster and criminal-in-hiding Stanley Stubbers (Oliver Chris) — from meeting. Tristram Kenton/ hide caption

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London Smash 'Two Guvnors' Comes To Broadway

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A crowd-pleasing revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar has transferred from Canada's Stratford Festival to Broadway. Joan Marcus/ hide caption

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Rice, Lloyd Webber Double Down On Broadway

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William Russell (John Larroquette, right), a blue-blooded, Harvard-educated former secretary of state, matches wits with rival presidential candidate Joe Cantwell (Eric McCormack), a scrappy conservative senator in the Broadway revival of The Best Man. Joan Marcus/ hide caption

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A Mud-Slinging Political Drama Returns To Broadway

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Prepping for a New York City Shinsai benefit, actors Angel Desai (left), Olivia Oguma, Paolo Montalban, Thom Sesma, Cindy Cheung and Johnny Wu rehearse songs from Pacific Overtures in a Lincoln Center studio. Erin Baiano/Lincoln Center Theater hide caption

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A 'Shinsai' To Aid Japan's Theater Community

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Molly Ranson plays the title role in the off-Broadway reworking of Carrie, directed by Stafford Arima and written by Lawrence D. Cohen, with lyrics by Dean Pitchford and music by Michael Gore. Joan Marcus/ hide caption

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'Carrie' Creators Resurrect A Legendary Flop

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Pascale Armand plays Jekesai, later christened as Ester, who's taken in by a black Catholic missionary when she flees an arranged marriage in 1890s Rhodesia. T. Charles Erickson/McCarter Theatre hide caption

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Colonial History, Through The Eyes Of The Colonized

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In a revival of Wit on Broadway, Cynthia Nixon plays Vivan Bearing, a brilliant John Donne scholar forced to consider her own mortality when she's diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Manhattan Theatre Club hide caption

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In Broadway's 'Wit,' A Documentary Of Our Demise

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'The Enchanted Island' A Mashup Of Classic Masters

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At 84, Barbara Cook Is 'Still A Work In Progress'

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In the Broadway play Other Desert Cities, Brooke (played by Rachel Griffiths) forces her family to confront the truth behind her brother's suicide. Joan Marcus/Lincoln Center Publicity hide caption

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A Homecoming For Rachel Griffiths On Broadway

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In Once, based on the cult-favorite Irish indie movie, a guy (Steve Kazee) and a girl (Cristin Milioti) fall in love during a whirlwind week of songwriting in Dublin. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'Once' And Again: A Love Story Gets A Second Life

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Ellen Taaffe Zwilich took her inspiration for the piece from Franz Schubert's famous Trout Quintet. Bill Keefrey hide caption

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A Carnegie Hall Debut, Inspired By Trout

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Triple-dog-dared: Jonathan Burke, George Wolffe, Nicholas Daniel Gonzalez and Adam Pelty re-create a much-loved scene from A Christmas Story in the new stage musical version. Carol Rosegg hide caption

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A 'Christmas Story' Musical? Sing Out, Ralphie!

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