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Glenda Jackson plays the title role in Shakespeare's King Lear on Broadway. Jackson still gets nervous after decades on stage because she knows how "easy it is to act really badly, and how very, very hard it is to act well." Bridget Lacombe hide caption

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Glenda Jackson On Playing King Lear: Gender Barriers 'Crack' With Age

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In Ramy, comedian Ramy Youssef plays a character based on his own experiences growing up as a Muslim and first-generation American in New Jersey. Barbara Nitke/Hulu hide caption

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'Ramy' Is About One Millennial American Muslim — And Everyone's Racist Uncles

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Missed Connections: 1969 Humanitarian Trip To Africa

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Suranne Jones stars as Anne Lister — sometimes called the first modern lesbian — in Gentleman Jack. Aimee Spinks/HBO hide caption

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'Gentleman Jack' Swaggers Off The Page And Onto The Screen

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Iconic Helvetica Font Gets First Redesign In Decades

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L-R: Dancers Reid Bartelme, David Norsworthy and Sara Mearns perform in the Merce Cunningham centennial tribute Night of 100 Solos at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. The staging of the event often saw multiple dancers performing independent solo routines simultaneously. Stephanie Berger/Courtesy of Brooklyn Academy of Music hide caption

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100 Dances For 100 Years Of Merce Cunningham

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars as Ruth, a woman who must learn to harness her inherited supernatural powers, in Fast Color. Jacob Yakob/Lionsgate hide caption

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'Fast Color' Celebrates A Supermom Who Literally Moves Heaven And Earth

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