Strange, Even As Fiction: Rhys Ifans (right, with Vanessa Redgrave) plays the 17th Earl of Oxford in Anonymous, a political melodrama inspired by a discredited theory about who "really" wrote the plays of Shakespeare.

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Fans who are tired of the NBA lockout can get some basketball entertainment from a new show, Lysistrata Jones, which opens on Broadway next month.

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Four's The Score: One of a handful of performers to score an EGOT — an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony — Rita Moreno is revisiting the highlights and lowlights of her life and career in a new solo show.

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Ari Graynor (left) and Steve Guttenberg star in Woody Allen's "Honeymoon Hotel." It is one of three one-act comedies that make up Relatively Speaking, directed by John Tuturro.

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According to actress Rita Moreno, who played Anita in the film, Jerome Robbins' challenging choreography made the filming of West Side Story a grueling experience: "I think most dancers ... [worked] so bloody hard that the only way to live through some of the physical torture was just to, you know, employ your sense of humor."

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'Man' Of Some Importance: Actor Frank Langella (left, with Adam Driver) anchors the Roundabout Theatre Company's Man and Boy, about a highflying financier whose empire hangs by a thread.

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Catherine Foster, Sahr Ngaujah and Nicole de Weever perform Bill T. Jones' choreography in Fela! Monique Carboni hide caption

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How 'The Book Of Mormon' Cracked 'Billboard'

The South Park creators' musical broke cast recording sales records, thanks to fans and promotions.

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Emma Thompson starred in HBO's adaptation of Tony Kushner's play Angels in America. Stephen Goldblatt/AP/HBO hide caption

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The American Repertory Theater's production of Porgy and Bess emphasized musical theater over opera. Michael J. Lutch/Courtesy of the American Repertory Theater hide caption

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Dressy And Juicy: Jan Maxwell plays socialite and former showgirl Phyllis Rogers Stone, one of four deeply unhappy characters at the show's center. Joan Marcus hide caption

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In Ghost Light, a director deals with his father's death while staging a version of Hamlet. Jenny Graham/Oregon Shakespeare Festival hide caption

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