Full Circle: Stiller, who played Artie's son in a 1986 production of The House of Blue Leaves, has now, 25 years later, grown into the role of middle-aged Artie. Joan Marcus hide caption

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For Ben Stiller, 'House Of Blue Leaves' Is Home

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Aaron Tveit stars in the musical adaptation as Frank Abagnale Jr., a real-life counterfeiter and imposter who spent most of the 1960s on the run from the FBI. Joan Marcus/The Hartman Group hide caption

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'Catch Me If You Can' Takes Flight On Broadway

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This year's Humana Festival includes Jordan Harrison's Maple and Vine, about a couple who decides to abandon their 21st-century lives to join a community o 1950s reenactors. Michael Brosilow/Actors Theatre of Louisville hide caption

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In Louisville, Humana Festival Thrives

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Not a toy: J. Pierrepont Finch (Daniel Radcliffe, left) is an ex-window washer climbing the corporate ladder at the World Wide Wicket Company — where the seductive Hedy LaRue (Tammy Blanchard) is just one of the temptations on the road to success. Ari Mintz/ hide caption

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Daniel Radcliffe Suits Up For 'How To Succeed'

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Williams, as the ghost of a captive tiger, grapples with existential quandaries in his Baghdad Zoo cage. Carol Rosegg/ hide caption

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Robin Williams Brings Baghdad's 'Tiger' To Broadway

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David Harewood and Lorraine Burroughs star in London's West End production of The Mountaintop, which is expected to open with a new cast on Broadway this fall. Tristram Kenton hide caption

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Broadway To Get A View From MLK's 'Mountaintop'

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'Re-Animator' Special Effects: Simple But Effective

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Tennessee Williams, born 100 years ago March 26, changed the course of American theater with titanic, intensely human dramas including The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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Tennessee At 100: Forever 'The Poet Of The Outcast'

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In 1969, Lanford Wilson co-founded the Circle Repertory Company, where many of his works had their premieres. The theater was a New York landmark until it closed in 1996. Marty Reichenthal/Associated Press hide caption

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For Lanford Wilson, The Plays Were Always Personal

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On Broadway, A 'Mormon' Swipe At ... Everything

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Furs, Feathers And Finding The Fabulous With 'Priscilla's' Bernadette

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Will Swenson is back on Broadway with a starring role in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, a new jukebox musical adapted from the 1994 film about three friends who cross the Australian Outback in a tour bus. Joan Marcus/ hide caption

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Two Houses, Both Alike: In a scene that fuses two moments across two centuries, 19th-century math prodigy Thomasina (Bel Powley, left) and her tutor Septimus (Tom Riley) flank the central table of Arcadia's set, joined in the center by the present-day Valentine (Raul Esparza) and Hannah (Lia Williams). Carol Rosegg hide caption

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A Second Run For Stoppard's Duality-Driven 'Arcadia'

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Big Changes For Beleaguered 'Spider-Man'

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High-Tech Opera Features Robots as Stars

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