Danny Rahim, left, Vincent Ebrahim, kneeling, and Nabil Elouahabi perform in Monologue. John Haynes/Tricycle Theatre hide caption

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Miss Daisy Rides Again: Vanessa Redgrave returns to Broadway to take on a character Jessica Tandy made famous on film. Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New to Broadway this season is the U.K. production of La Bete, set in 17th century France and starring Mark Rylance and David Hyde Pierce. Courtesy The Hartman Group hide caption

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David Annen (left) and Paul Bhattacharjee play G.H. Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan, two mathematicians who inspired Simon McBurney's A Disappearing Number. Robbie Jack hide caption

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In Charenton, the Marquis de Sade directs a play-within-a-play about the French Revolution, performed by inmates of the Charenton Asylum, including Antonieta, a young baker fixated on Marie Antoinette; Napoleoncito, a young actor fixated on Napoleon; and Juana, a girl who believes she is Joan of Arc. Diana Taylor/Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics hide caption

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Actor Danny Kaye (left) clowns around with composer Frank Loesser while rehearsing a song for the 1952 film Hans Christian Andersen. Gjon Mili/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Frank Loesser won the Academy Award for his song "Baby It's Cold Outside." Stroud/Express/Getty Images hide caption

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Just Dance: Megan Sikora (center) is a member of the ensemble in Broadway's revival of Promises, Promises. Sikora also understudies the musical's lead, Kristin Chenoweth, and featured actress Katie Finneran. Joan Marcus/The Hartman Group hide caption

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