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Abigail Barlow, left, and Emily Bear are the creative duo behind Bridgerton the musical. "We wanted to be able to tell a stand-alone story and still honor what was created in the books and the TV show," says Barlow. "But honestly, we want to bring something new to these characters as well." Igor Kasyanyuk hide caption

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Now Playing On TikTok: 'Bridgerton' The Musical

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Born in Toronto, Christopher Plummer made his name as a classical actor — performing Shakespeare at the Stratford Festival in Canada and the Royal Shakespeare Company in England. He began acting in films in the 1950s. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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Christopher Plummer, Star Of Stage, Screen, 'Sound Of Music,' Dies At 91

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"I've always wanted to just be an actor ... that's all I've ever wanted to be, playing different roles," Hal Holbrook told NPR in 2008. He is shown above in his New York apartment in February 1973. Jerry Mosey/AP hide caption

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Actor Hal Holbrook, Who Played Mark Twain Longer Than Twain Himself, Dies At 95

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Cicely Tyson portrays a former slave in the 1974 television movie The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. CBS Photo Archive/CBS via Getty Images hide caption

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Derek DelGaudio on stage during In & Of Itself, now streaming on Hulu. Matthew Murphy/Hulu hide caption

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Daphne Rubin-Vega played Mimi in Rent. "It was a lot of fun to actually be able to practically apply my research of partying ..." she says. "I knew these people. I knew this world." She's pictured above with Adam Pascal in New York Theatre Workshop's 1996 production of Rent. Joan Marcus hide caption

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13,150,080 Minutes: It's Been 25 Years Since The First Performance Of 'Rent'

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Kaili Turner, Morgan Van Dyne, Alexi Bolden and Gabriela Castillo receive SNL/Second City scholarships. Mindy Tucker; Stephanie Timpone, Karla Janette Figueroa; Ian Mclaren/SNL/The Second City hide caption

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Wendell Pierce says that live audiences always "let you know if you're on the right track." But filming this new production without a live audience, he said it heightened his focus "to tell the story as clearly as possible." Pierce is pictured above in Paris in October 2016. Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Wendell Pierce On Parenting, The Pandemic And Reckoning With The Past

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Clockwise from upper left: Debbie Allen, Garth Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, Joan Baez and Midori Goto. Uarian Langerston, Joseph Llanes, Andy Gotts, Dana Tyan, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders/Kennedy Center hide caption

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The new mural of Roy Orbison in Vernon, Texas. Ann Arnold-Ogden hide caption

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A Biden Cabinet Secretary For Arts? Advocates Are Hopeful

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The State Of The Arts

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Catherine O'Hara as Moira Rose in the series finale of Schitt's Creek. Comedy Central hide caption

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Our 12 Favorite Things of 2020

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August Wilson at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo., in 2004. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc hide caption

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'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Shines A Light On August Wilson's Vision

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Andrew Rannells, James Corden, Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman star in the Netflix adaptation of The Prom. Netflix hide caption

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The Land of Snow scene from one of American Midwest Ballet's pre-pandemic productions of The Nutcracker. American Midwest Ballet hide caption

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No 'Nutcracker'? Or 'Messiah'? How Theaters Are Facing A COVID Christmas

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"Even in fragmented times, we can still find new forms of connection," says mentalist Scott Silven. His new virtual show is called The Journey. Scott Silven hide caption

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Illusionist Scott Silven Can Turn A Video Call Into A Magical 'Journey'

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