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Nia Vardalos stars in Tiny Beautiful Things, a stage adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's book of "Dear Sugar" advice columns. Joan Marcus/Public Theater hide caption

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'Beautiful Things' Revealed In Stage Adaptation Of Cheryl Strayed's Advice Column

Before she was a famous author, Strayed wrote an advice column under the pseudonym "Dear Sugar." Now, it's been adapted into an unlikely off-Broadway play starring Nia Vardalos.

La grande cascade Rene Aubry
Saving a Life Richard Houghten
Moon Little People

Nia Vardalos stars in Tiny Beautiful Things, a stage adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's book of "Dear Sugar" advice columns. Joan Marcus/Public Theater hide caption

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'Beautiful Things' Revealed In Stage Adaptation Of Cheryl Strayed's Advice Column

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Fig in Leather Devendra Banhart

Mary Abagi on her farm. She used the payout from her merry-go-round savings club to buy a goat. Nichole Sobecki/for NPR hide caption

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How To Buy A Goat When You're Really Poor? Join A 'Merry-Go-Round'

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