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Lance Cpl. Brittany Holloway helps to direct the driver of a light armored vehicle during training at Camp Lejeune, where female marines are enduring the same training as their male counterparts for combat arms. Travis Dove for NPR hide caption

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National Security

Women Sweat The Test To Show Marines They're Combat-Ready

The Marine Corps is running a test to see if women can serve in ground combat. "A lot of people think that we can't do it," says one Marine who's trying to make the cut. "I don't think the same."

"To utilize the chorus as the internal parts of characters ... is still fairly startling," says Stephen Sondheim. "The unsophistication of the writing, unfortunately, does it in." Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company hide caption

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Theater

Reviving 'Allegro': Even Rodgers And Hammerstein Had Flops

Allegro arrived on Broadway with a cast of close to 100 and the biggest advance ticket sales in Broadway history at the time. But reviews were mixed and the musical only lasted a season.

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