Hugh Panaro is The Phantom and Sierra Boggess is Christine in the 25th anniversary cast of The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. Joan Marcus hide caption

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In Rob Ashford's new production of the classic play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Scarlett Johansson plays an earthier version of restless sex kitten Maggie. Joan Marcus/ hide caption

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Mark Gagliardi and Autumn Reeser, as aviator Amelia Earhart, perform in The Thrilling Adventure Hour. Actors dress up and read scripts onstage in front of a live nightclub audience. Jonathan Reilly/The Thrilling Adventure Hour hide caption

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Bobby Cannavale (right) stars in Glengarry Glen Ross on Broadway. Cannavale has also starred in television shows such as HBO's Boardwalk Empire and in films such as The Station Agent. Scott Landis/JRA Broadway hide caption

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Liza Colon-Zayas plays a troubled character named Odessa Ortiz, who finds her better self online. She's pictured above with Bill Heck, as Fountainhead. Richard Termine/ hide caption

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Jordan Gelber plays Buddy the Elf in Elf on Broadway. The limited-run production may not turn a profit immediately, but producers have a multipronged strategy for making money. Joan Marcus/The Hartman Group hide caption

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Former IMF leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn and Nafissatou Diallo, who accused him of sexual assult. Lawyers for both sides will appear in court on Monday in Diallo's civil suit against Strauss-Kahn. Allan Tannenbaum/Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Left to right: Actors Cleavant Derricks (as Sylvester), Warner Miller (as Cephas) and Larry Marshall (as Monroe) star in Pullman Porter Blues. Kevin Rosinbum/Arena Stage hide caption

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Ricky Martin performs as Ché in the current Broadway run of Evita. Martin will leave the show in January 2013. Richard Termine hide caption

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Ricky Martin's Second Act

Though best known as a pop idol, the Puerto Rican singer has also acted for much of his career. This year, he's done both at once, starring in the Broadway revival of Evita.

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The cast and creative team of Sans Objet learned the hard way that a 2,800-pound robot can be a bit of a diva: Because he's run by a computer program, he never forgets his blocking. Algae Bory hide caption

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