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Fresh Air for April 30, 2014

Sheldon Harnick (right) with the late Jerry Bock, his long-time musical collaborator. Together they worked on musicals like Fiddler on the Roof and Fiorello! Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images hide caption

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At 90, 'Fiddler' Lyricist Tells His Story

At 90, 'Fiddler' Lyricist Tells His Story

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Fresh Air for April 28, 2014

This is the third time Alan Cumming has starred in Cabaret. Each of the productions with Cumming was directed by Sam Mendes. Rob Marshall choreographed both American productions and co-directed the new one. Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images hide caption

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For Alan Cumming, Life Is (Once Again) A Cabaret

For Alan Cumming, Life Is (Once Again) A Cabaret

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Fresh Air for April 26, 2014

Comic Hari Kondabolu's album Waiting for 2042 is a reference to the year the Census Bureau projects whites will be the minority in the U.S. "Don't worry, white people," he says. "You were a minority when you came to this country. Things seemed to have worked out for you." Kyle Johnson hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Seth Meyers And Hari Kondabolu

Fresh Air Weekend: Seth Meyers And Hari Kondabolu

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Fresh Air for April 25, 2014

Marie Howe is the author of three collections of poetry. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

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Poet Marie Howe On 'What The Living Do' After Loss

Poet Marie Howe On 'What The Living Do' After Loss

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Tom Hardy plays the title character in the British film Locke — in which a man's life unravels in the course of a solo drive from Birmingham to London. He's the only person the audience sees in this film, written and directed by Steven Knight. A24 hide caption

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In 'Locke,' A Man's Life Unravels En Route To London

In 'Locke,' A Man's Life Unravels En Route To London

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