Matilda is currently being performed on both Broadway in New York, pictured here, and the West End in London. In New York, according to the Broadway League, the average ticket price for all shows just crossed $100 for the first time. Joan Marcus/AP/Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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Why Are Theater Tickets Cheaper On The West End Than On Broadway?

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At Some Venues, iPads Take The Place Of Opera Glasses

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Performer Rita Moreno's Famed Career Was 'Meant To Be'

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Dutch actors perform during a dress rehearsal of the show HUIS at the 68th Avignon Theater Festival in France. The festival has been international since 1966 and today French performances make up only 20 percent of all acts. Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This Year, Avignon Festival Is A Stage For Both Plays And Protest

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Barbra Streisand does a lot of singing on transit — over the course of Funny Girl, Funny Lady, Yentl and Hello Dolly (above) she sings aboard a train, a plane, a taxi a tugboat, and an ocean liner. 20th Century Fox/Chenault/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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By Trolley, Train, Show Boat Or Surrey, These Musicals Will Move You

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Michael Palin, left, and Terry Gilliam perform on the opening night of Monty Python Live (Mostly). The final performance of the reunion show, on Sunday, will be live-streamed at theaters around the world. Dave J Hogan/Getty Images hide caption

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At Monty Python Reunion Show, The Circus Makes One Last Flight

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Lizan Mitchell (left) as the wealthy and crotchety Carolyn and N.L. Graham as Veronika, her nurse, in the play Dead and Breathing. Seth Freeman hide caption

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With Humor, 'Dead And Breathing' Dives Into End-Of-Life Struggles

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Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch Dies At 89

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"I don't think I'm gonna die tomorrow or even two weeks from now, or even ever," Stritch told NPR'S Scott Simon in 2014. "I just don't know ... who the hell knows what's gonna happen to them? Nobody! Isn't that comforting? Nobody has a clue. I like that we don't know. And I like that it's somebody else's decision, not mine." AP/Sundance Selects hide caption

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Actress Elaine Stritch, 'Her Own Greatest Character,' Dies At 89

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Elaine Stritch in her final engagement at the Cafe Carlyle in New York in 2013. Stritch bade farewell to New York with a series of concerts last spring; she died Thursday in Michigan. Walter McBride/The O M Co./AP hide caption

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Actress And Singer Elaine Stritch Has Died

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Between Eli and Zarina (Greg Keller and Nadine Malouf), a family's Muslim faith undergoes rupture and renewal. Erin Baiano/Courtesy of Lincoln Center Theater hide caption

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In Stories Of Muslim Identity, Playwright Explores Fault Lines Of Faith

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For Audra McDonald, Experience And Raw Emotions Make Better Music

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