This scene from the 1958 film Gigi shows stars Louis Jourdan sitting across from Leslie Caron, with Maurice Chevalier standing to the front of them. Anonymous/Associated Press/MGM hide caption

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John Cameron Mitchell will play Hedwig on Broadway until April 26. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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Larry David hasn't been in a play since the eighth grade, but he's written and stars in a new comedy called Fish in the Dark, directed by Anna D. Shapiro. "I didn't think it was going to get any laughs at all," he says. "The first time we did it, like every laugh was a surprise to me because I was expecting nothing." Joan Marcus/Courtesy of Philip Renaldi Publicity hide caption

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Football rules, uniforms, helmets and protective gear have changed a lot over the years. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images hide caption

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Every Brilliant Thing, starring Jonny Donahoe, follows a son's efforts to fight his mother's deep depression. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of O&M Co. hide caption

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Side Show tells the true story of conjoined twins who go from a freak show to vaudeville and try, unsuccessfully, to find love along the way. "We just did not get enough bodies and butts in seats that translate into word of mouth," says Side Show producer Darren Bagert. Above (from left): Ryan Silverman, Emily Padgett, Erin Davie and Matthew Hydzik. Joan Marcus /O+M Co. hide caption

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The British theater company 1927 performs its latest play, Golem, based on the character from ancient Jewish folklore. The troupe's trademark is vintage style combined with distinctive animation. Bernhard Mueller hide caption

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The stage version of the Hollywood classic An American in Paris combines British, French and American artistic traditions and stars Leanne Cope and Robert Fairchild in the roles made famous by Leslie Caron and Gene Kelly. Marie-Noelle Robert /Courtesy of Theatre du Chatelet hide caption

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The Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker features choreography by Kent Stowell and sets and costumes by the late children's book author Maurice Sendak. Angela Sterling/Pacific Northwest Ballet hide caption

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Quvenzhane Wallis (second from right) stars in an updated version of Annie, produced by Jay Z. Barry Wetcher/Sony Pictures Entertainment hide caption

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Glenn Close stars as Agnes in Edward Albee's play A Delicate Balance. Brigitte Lacombe/Philip Rinaldi Publicity hide caption

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The Café Edison serves what might be called Jewish soul food — blintzes, matzoh ball soup and kasha varnishkes. Jeff Lunden hide caption

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