In Frankie & Alice, Rashad plays the mother of Halle Berry's character, who suffers from a multiple personality disorder. Sergei Bachlakov hide caption

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Not the end of the line? Though the Scottsboro Boys -- including Joshua Henry (center), with Julius Thomas III (left), Josh Breckenridge and Kendrick Jones -- found only a short welcome on Broadway, there's already talk that their musicalized adventures might become a feature film. Paul Kolnik hide caption

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Stephen Sondheim, seen here on September 15, 2010, spoke to Frank Rich on Monday night about everything from West Side Story to Glee. Henny Ray Abrams/FR151332 AP hide caption

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The Manganiyar Seduction opens by slowly lighting up a stack of boxes in which 36 musicians play a variety of Indian instruments. Roysten Abel hide caption

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Frank Loesser won the Academy Award for his song "Baby It's Cold Outside." Stroud/Express/Getty Images hide caption

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Wendy Wasserstein, author of plays including The Sisters Rosenzweig, An American Daughter and the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Heidi Chronicles, died of cancer in 2006. She was 55. Gino Domenico/AP hide caption

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