Actor Joe Morton has appeared in films like Speed and Terminator 2 and TV shows like Law & Order and The Good Wife. Matt Sayles/AP hide caption

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Dangerous Dad Of 'Scandal' Turns The Tables
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Black, British And 'Brain Drained': Playwright Takes Charge In Baltimore
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The $42-million August Wilson Center in Pittsburgh is for sale because it can't pay its bills. Some are questioning why the Center was allowed to fail. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Where Are The Heroes To Save Pittsburgh's African-American Center?
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Shy Jamaican boy Ziggy (Jobari Parker-Namdar) and his friend Nansi (Brittany Williams) are main characters in Three Little Birds, an off-Broadway musical driven by Bob Marley's infectious reggae songs — and created by his daughter Cedella Marley. Michael Horan/New Victory Theater hide caption

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A Reggae Romp For The Family, With Marley's Music At Heart
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off New Tour
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Philip Seymour Hoffman On His Portrayal Of Willy Loman
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Fantasia Barrino, the American Idol winner who went on to play the lead role in Broadway's The Color Purple, was among the rotating roster of guest stars in After Midnight, a Broadway revue celebrating Harlem's legendary Cotton Club and the stars who performed there. Matthew Murphy/ hide caption

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'After Midnight,' And The Cotton Club Is Swinging Again
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Despite Scars Of War, Karachi Holds Onto Its Chutzpah
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Comedian's Career Is Central To 'Quality Balls'
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A Major Oscar Dust-Up Over A Song From A Minor Movie
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Gund Kwok troupe member Heang Ly takes a break next to her lion costume during a rehearsal in Boston's Chinatown. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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'Still Turning Heads' At Lunar New Year, An All-Female Lion Dance Troupe
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Mexican artist Pedro Reyes received 6,700 weapons from the Mexican government, from which he sculpted instruments. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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Artist Transforms Guns To Make Music — Literally
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Taking on her third role in the long-running revival of the musical Chicago, Bebe Neuwirth (left) plays prison matron Mama Morton. Amra-Faye Wright currently plays Velma Kelly — the part for which Neuwirth won a Tony Award in 1997. Jeremy Daniel/ hide caption

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Neuwirth Returns To Broadway, With More 'Class' Than Ever
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These Guitars Are For The Birds — Literally
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