Hamilton, which opened Thursday on Broadway, is a play based on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Joan Marcus/Shane Marshall Brown hide caption

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Hamilton, which opened Thursday on Broadway, is a play based on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Joan Marcus/Shane Marshall Brown hide caption

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Tenor Placido Domingo performs the title role in a 1994 performance of Verdi's Otello at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Johan Elbers/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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The Internet erupted this week in protest over the outrageous behavior of theater audiences and their mobile devices. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Damon Daunno (Curly) and Amber Gray (Laurey) star in director Daniel Fish's experimental retelling of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Cory Weaver/Courtesy of Bard College hide caption

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Harry Lawrence Freeman, the Harlem Renaissance composer of the opera Voodoo. H. Lawrence Freeman Papers, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University hide caption

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Erik Jensen portrays rock critic Lester Bangs in the new one-man play How to Be a Rock Critic. Craig Schwartz hide caption

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