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Beyonce performs onstage in 2013 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Rob Hoffman/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment hide caption

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Can't Buy A Ticket To That Concert You Want To See? Blame Bots

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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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From Streets To Stage, Two Dance Worlds See Harmonization And Chaos

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In Lynn Nottage's play Sweat, Jason (Stephen Michael Spencer, left) and Chris (Tramell Tillman) are workers at a steel tubing plant in Reading, Pa. Nottage says she wanted to write about "how poverty and economic stagnation were shifting the American narrative." Colin Hovde/C. Stanley Photography/Arena Stage hide caption

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In 'Sweat,' Adapting To Change Is The Hardest Work Of All

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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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'Fiddler' Songwriters Discuss Putting Themselves In The 'Soul Of The Characters'

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In the 1960s, Maggie Smith starred in the Broadway hit Mary, Mary. One reviewer called her a "gem of an actress, an undeniable dish." Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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'60s 'Dish' Maggie Smith Says, 'That Was Never Me'

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Ade, played by Nana Sam Elliott-Sackeyfio glows in new love at a private dinner, in the production of Bananas and Groundnuts. Courtesy of Roverman Productions hide caption

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Years After Its Curfew Killed Theater, Ghana Gets A Second Act

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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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'Caucus! The Musical' Jabs At Political Process

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To mark the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, the Folger Shakespeare Library is sending the first printed collection of all his plays out on tour. Folger Shakespeare Library hide caption

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400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare's First Folio Goes Out On Tour

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The Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art in Cairo featured a project by artist Mohamed Allam titled "My Nineties: A Panorama of Collective Memory Televised" in April 2013. Marwa Morgan / Demotix/Corbis hide caption

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Princess Pageant crowns reflect the importance of patchwork, beadwork, and Seminole symbols. Will O'Leary hide caption

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A Princess In Patchwork: Sewing For The Miss Florida Seminole Princess Pageant

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