The Next Stage: Brian Geraghty (left) plays the role of Timmy in the 2010 production of The Subject Was Roses. The role was originally played by Martin Sheen (right) in 1964. Now, 46 years later, Sheen returns to Frank D. Gilroy's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play — this time, as the dad. Craig Schwartz hide caption

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Nikkole Salter as Taylor (from left), Jason Dirden as Kent, Billy Eugene Jones as Flip and Rosie Benton as Kimber in Stick Fly at Arena Stage. Scott Suchman/Arena Stage hide caption

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Jimmy Wilson plays Barack Obama during a rehearsal of Hope: The Obama Musical Story in Germany. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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Daisey's breakthrough work 21 Dog Years also weaved details from life with historical fact, tracing the dotcom boom through his years working at Stan Barouh hide caption

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Robert M. Johanson and Anne Gridley in Romeo and Juliet. Paula Court hide caption

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Oh, Henrik: In the new Broadway revival of A Little Night Music, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka and Ramona Mallory play Henrik and Anne — two roles that mean a little more than most in Mallory's household. Joan Marcus hide caption

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