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In District Merchants, Akeem Davis plays Lance, a freed slave who has a crisis of conscience when he learns his boss, Shylock, may have been involved in the slave trade. Teresa Wood/Courtesy of the Folger Theatre hide caption

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This Shakespeare Reconstruction Sets 'Merchant' In Post-Civil War D.C.

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Broadway Chanteuse Barbara Cook: 'My First Memories Are Of Singing'

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A Grisly, Humorous Dissection Of Morality In 'Anatomy Theatre'

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Lin-Manuel Miranda accepts the award for best book of a musical for Hamilton at the 70th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions hide caption

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On A Dark Day, The Tonys Double Down On Joy — And Pride

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Hamilton Wins 11 Tonys Out Of Its 16 Nominations

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Michelle Gonzalez has been an usher for 11 years. She's the newly elected shop steward at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, home of the musical Waitress. Jeff Lunden/NPR hide caption

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May I Help You Find Your Seat? We Sat Down With Broadway's Longtime Ushers

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'Such A Magical Time': Harry Potter Fans Recall Growing Up Alongside Wizard

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Chicago's Fine Arts Building Has 10 Floors But Innumerable Stories

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Adrienne Warren and company perform "I'm Just Wild About Harry" in the musical Shuffle Along, one of five shows Scott Rudin is currently producing on Broadway. Julieta Cervantes/Courtesy of O+M Co. hide caption

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Broadway Producer Scott Rudin: 'I'm A Complete Product Of Mentorship'

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In 'The Dresser,' Anthony Hopkins Brilliantly Comes Undone

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From Broadway To TV, An Actress' Death Takes Us Down Cultural Rabbit Hole

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