The Next Stage: Brian Geraghty (left) plays the role of Timmy in the 2010 production of The Subject Was Roses. The role was originally played by Martin Sheen (right) in 1964. Now, 46 years later, Sheen returns to Frank D. Gilroy's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play — this time, as the dad. Craig Schwartz hide caption

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Father And Son: Sheen Revisits 'Subject Was Roses'

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Annette Bening, shown here in a 2009 file photo, stars in The Female of the Species, a controversial exploration of feminism. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images hide caption

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Annette Bening, Playing 'The Female Of The Species'

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Composer Robert Schumann And Sting: 'Twin Spirits'

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Schreiber, Johansson Build A 'Bridge' To A Classic

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Bjorn Ulvaeus (right) and Anni-Frid 'Frida' Synni Lyngstad, former members of the Swedish pop group ABBA, stand by caricature puppets used in a music video, at the ABBAWorld exhibition in Earls Court London on Jan 26. Joel Ryan/AP hide caption

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ABBAWorld, How Can We Resist You?

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Russell Peters has made a career of poking fun at ethnic peculiarities. He is now one of the highest-earning comedians. Michael Tullberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Comedian Russell Peters Capitalizes On Indian Roots

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Stargazing At The Opera

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Obama 'The Musical' Opens In Germany

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Nikkole Salter as Taylor (from left), Jason Dirden as Kent, Billy Eugene Jones as Flip and Rosie Benton as Kimber in Stick Fly at Arena Stage. Scott Suchman/Arena Stage hide caption

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Pride And Privilege — And Prejudice — On Stage

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Jimmy Wilson plays Barack Obama during a rehearsal of Hope: The Obama Musical Story in Germany. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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Yes You Can — See The New Obama Musical

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Daisey's breakthrough work 21 Dog Years also weaved details from life with historical fact, tracing the dotcom boom through his years working at Amazon.com. Stan Barouh hide caption

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'Cult' Hero Mike Daisey: When The Dollar Is Almighty

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Robert M. Johanson and Anne Gridley in Romeo and Juliet. Paula Court hide caption

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'Romeo And Juliet': Just As You Misremembered It

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Can Afrobeat Musical 'Fela!' Move The Masses?

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Illusionist's Show Becoming A Pretty Slick Trick

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'Black Nativity' Shepherds Sing Michael Jackson Songs

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