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Overture Original Broadway Cast
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Gypsy [Original Broadway Cast] [Bonus Tracks]
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Betty Kate Walsh

Anton Yelchin (left) and Mel Gibson each confront their own demons in Jodie Foster's dark comedy The Beaver. Yelchin, who plays Gibson's son, uses conventional psychotherapy, while Gibson — playing a despondent business owner — uses a hand puppet. Ken Regan/Summit Entertainment hide caption

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'The Beaver': Redemption For Mel Gibson?

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Overture New York Phil / Bernstein

Playwright Arthur Laurents (center) is shown with collaborators Richard Rodgers (seated) and Stephen Sondheim as they begin work on the new musical Do I Hear a Waltz? in New York City in December 1964. Laurents died on Thursday at age 93. AP hide caption

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Broadway Playwright Arthur Laurents Dies At 93

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Something's Coming Original Broadway Cast Recording
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West Side Story [Original Broadway Cast]
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Metropolis Alloy Orchestra
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Metropolis
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New Music for Silent Films
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