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Derek Jacobi's many acting credits include Cadfael, a mid-1990s television show about a Welsh Bendictine monk who solves murder mysteries. Acorn Media hide caption

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'Dark' Shadowed: Julie Taymor's $65 million stage musical has been dogged by problems — most seriously, an in-performance fall that sent stuntman Christopher Tierney (pictured) to the hospital in late December. Jacob Cohl/AP hide caption

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Brian Bedford in his dressing room, preparing to play Oscar Wilde's Augusta Lady Bracknell. Melanie Burford for NPR hide caption

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As the star of The Diary of a Madman, Geoffrey Rush discovered threads of modern absurdism in Nikolai Gogol's writing. Heidrun Lohr/Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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