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In Henry IV, Sir John Falstaff, played by Antony Sher (left), is a rogue and a liar, but he also serves as a mentor to King Henry IV's son, played by Alex Hassell. Richard Termine/Courtesy of BAM hide caption

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Shakespeare Saw '360 Degrees Of Humanity,' And That's Why He Endures

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Pop singer Sara Bareilles (right) shares a moment with Jessie Mueller, star of the new Broadway musical Waitress, for which Bareilles wrote the score. Pamela Hanson /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Can Pop Musicals Bring New Audiences To Broadway?

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Tenor Lawrence Brownlee plays the title role in the new opera Charlie Parker's Yardbird. Dominic Mercier/Opera Philadelphia hide caption

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Opera And Jazz Mingle In 'Charlie Parker's Yardbird'

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You may know Gurira as Michonne, the samurai sword-wielding zombie slayer on The Walking Dead. But she's also an award-winning playwright and this week, two of her works are opening in New York. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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'Zimerican' Playwright Danai Gurira Brings African Stories To American Stages

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The Humans is set during a family's Thanksgiving dinner, hosted by the youngest daughter and her boyfriend. (Pictured: Reed Birney, Sarah Steele, Jayne Houdyshell, Arian Moayed) Brigitte Lacombe/Courtesy of O&M Co. hide caption

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Family Drama Meets Existential Horror In 'The Humans'

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Ethel Waters and Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson in the 1943 film version of Cabin in the Sky, directed by Vincente Minnelli. John D. Kisch/Separate Cinema Ar/Getty Images hide caption

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A New 'Cabin In The Sky' Offers Universal Stories — And A Problematic Past

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Jaap Van Zweden Named Next Music Director Of The New York Philharmonic

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Actors take a bow after performing in BroadwayCon's opening ceremony, which was a kind of mini Broadway musical. Cheri Root/Courtesy of The Honig Company hide caption

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Young Theater Fans Find Their Tribe At The First Ever BroadwayCon

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In The Glory of the World, 17 actors, all men, mark author and Catholic monk Thomas Merton's 100th birthday. Bill Brymer/BAM hide caption

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'Glory Of The World' Is More Wacky Birthday Party Than Traditional Play

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Violet Newman is one of five young girls who make up the cast of Employee of the Year, one of the plays being featured at this year's Under the Radar Festival. Maria Baranova/Courtesy of the Public Theater hide caption

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Why Do Theater? Every Year, International Festival Looks For Answers

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Song From Broadway Musical 'Hamilton' Celebrates Founding Mothers

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Alex Brightman stars as Dewey Finn — a rocker turned substitute teacher — in the musical adaptation of School of Rock. Matthew Murphy/O&M Co. hide caption

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Says Music Empowers In 'School Of Rock'

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Griffin Matthews stars in Invisible Thread, a semi-autobiographical musical he co-wrote with his partner, Matt Gould. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of Polk and Company hide caption

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'Invisible Thread' Is More Than A Musical About Uganda

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Though the Roundabout Theatre can only pay regional theater rates it's attracted stars like Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, Jessica Lange, Jason Robards, Liev Schreiber, and others. Above, Clive Owen and Kelly Reilly star as Deeley and Kate in the Roundabout revival of Old Times. Joan Marcus/Roundabout Theatre hide caption

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Nonprofit Roundabout Is A Regional Theater Right On Broadway

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