T. Charles Erickson

In Oregon, A Theater Thrives Despite The Downturn

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Kathleen Turner first drew notice in the 1981 thriller Body Heat and rose to stardom in hits like Romancing the Stone and The War of the Roses. The winner of two Golden Globes, she earned an Academy Award nomination for Peggy Sue Got Married and a Tony Award nomination for her scorching turn as Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf. Philadelphia Theatre Company hide caption

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Kathleen Turner Channels Molly Ivins' 'Kick-Ass Wit'

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Keeping The Russian Revolution Alive

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Famed Australian entertainer Dame Edna Everage is back on Broadway alongside American song stylist Michael Feinstein in All About Me, a variety show whose sequin-heavy style and big-band sound recall the extravaganzas of the 1960s. Joan Marcus hide caption

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Michael Feinstein, Dame Edna Share 'All About Me'

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French actors on stage during a rehearsal of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night last November at the Theatre de la Criee in Marseilles. British scholar Brean Hammond says he has linked a play to the Bard that was once dismissed as a fake. Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scholar Says 'Lost' Shakespeare Play Is No Hoax

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The cast of the New York Theatre Workshop's production of Geoffrey Cowan and Leroy Aarons' Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'Top Secret': The Power And Struggle Of The Press

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But Does It Change Everything? In Love Never Dies, Paris Opera star Christine Daae (Sierra Boggess) accepts an invitation from an anonymous impresario to perform at Coney Island. She soon discovers that her mysterious new patron is her onetime mentor and lover, the former Phantom of the Opera (Ramin Karimloo). Catherine Ashmore hide caption

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Phantom Sequel Argues That 'Love Never Dies'

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All-Nighter With The Bard Gives Students The 'Shakes'

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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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Father And Son: Sheen Revisits 'Subject Was Roses'

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Composer Robert Schumann And Sting: 'Twin Spirits'

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Schreiber, Johansson Build A 'Bridge' To A Classic

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Stargazing At The Opera

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Obama 'The Musical' Opens In Germany

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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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Pride And Privilege — And Prejudice — On Stage

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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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Yes You Can — See The New Obama Musical

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