Behind The Curtain Of 'Disgraced'

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Fred (Cory Michael Smith) and Holly (Emilia Clarke) in a scene from the recent Broadway adaptation of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's. The show, which received a slew of negative reviews, closed after only 38 performances. Used With Permission hide caption

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When Tonys Tap Faves, Look For These Names

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Barbra Streisand is Joyce Brewster in The Guilt Trip. The multitalented performer has won an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and a Tony — a feat achieved by fewer than a dozen artists. Sam Emerson/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Guilt Trip': Streisand On Songs, Film And Family

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The role of the Leading Player (Patina Miller) becomes a kind of circus ringmaster in the new Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's 1972 musical Pippin. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'Pippin' Revival Is A Circus Of A Show

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The Broadway musical Matilda put NPR's Bob Mondello in mind of two other big-budget tuners with plucky kids at the center of the action — and got him thinking about what these shows say about their eras. Joan Marcus hide caption

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On Broadway, One Runt To Rule Them All

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Bette Midler in I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers. Midler stars as Mengers, a legendary and larger-than-life Hollywood agent whose sharp wit won her both friends and foes in the film industry. Richard Termine/BBBway hide caption

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L.A. On B'way: Midler, Mengers Take Manhattan

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Patterson Joseph plays Brutus, the friend whose betrayal wounds Caesar most — and whose suicide caps off the play's second act. Richard Termine/BAM hide caption

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A 'Caesar' With An African Accent

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The Broadway cast of Matilda the Musical, including Olivier Award-winning actor Bertie Carvel as the barbaric headmistress Miss Trunchbull. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'Matilda' Brings Beloved Book To Broadway

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'American Utopias': From Disney World To Zuccotti Park

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Was Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. An Ordinary Guy?

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Willemjin Verkaik is the latest leading lady to play Elphaba, the misunderstood green girl who grows up to become the Wicked Witch of the West in Broadway's long-running Wicked. She has also played the role in Dutch and German in Europe. Bankhoff-Mogenburg hide caption

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On Broadway, Old Shows And New Tricks

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'Sleep Rock Thy Brain' Play Uses Science As Inspiration

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Struggling shoe-factory owner Charlie (Stark Sands, left) is inspired by drag queen Lola (Billy Porter) to make high-quality high-heeled boots for men who perform as women in the Broadway adaptation of the cult film Kinky Boots. O and M Co. hide caption

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'Kinky Boots' Walk Cyndi Lauper To Broadway

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Nora Ephron's final play, Lucky Guy, tells the story of controversial New York columnist Mike McAlary, played by Tom Hanks. (Also pictured: Peter Gerety as John Cotter). Boneau / Bryan-Brown hide caption

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Nora Ephron's 'Lucky Guy' And Tom Hanks Make Their Broadway Debuts

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New York's Living Theater Drops Its Curtains

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