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Sasheer Zamata Uses Comedy To Address Intolerance

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Just For Laughs Comedy Festival Offers A Look At Up-And-Coming Talent

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Hip Hop deejays Stretch Armstrong (right) aka Adrian Bartos and Bobbito (left) aka Robert Garcia became legends on The Stretch Armstrong Show during the 1990s. Back then, they were hip hop tastemakers on college station WKCR in New York City. Now they're back together hosting "What's Good? With Stretch and Bobbito," an NPR podcast. Nickolai Hammar/NPR/. hide caption

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Stretch & Bobbito On Race, Hip-Hop, And Belonging

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Hamilton-inspired cupcake toppers. It was only a matter of time before fans of the Broadway hit sought out culinary tributes to their most treasured folk hero. Courtesy of Alexis Murphy hide caption

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A Working Actor: Performing In 2 Different Plays On The Same Day

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Dancers from the Paris Opera Ballet perform "Emeralds," the first movement of George Balanchine's Jewels, which marks its 50th anniversary this year. (Jewels, choreography by George Balanchine, © The George Balanchine Trust) Agathe Poupeney/Paris Opera Ballet hide caption

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3 Top Ballet Companies Convene For The Golden Anniversary Of 'Jewels'

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Alvin Ailey Dance Troupe Brings Dance Education To Paris' Underserved Communities

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Wendy Whelan danced with the New York City Ballet for three decades. Paul Kolnik/The George Balanchine Trust Credit/Abramorama hide caption

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From Injury To Recovery, A Ballerina Fought To Retire On Her Own Terms

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Edward Albee, pictured here in 1967, won three Pulitzer Prizes over the course of his career. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Playwright Edward Albee's Incomplete Works May Never See The Light Of Day

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After Anatevka: A Novel Inspired by "Fiddler on the Roof", by Alexandra Silber. Pegasus Books hide caption

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How 'Fiddler On The Roof' (And Writing Its Sequel) Helped An Actress Find Closure

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Jasmine Rogers performs a number as the Witch from Into the Woods. Henry McGee/NHSMTA hide caption

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'These Kids Are Insane': Jimmy Awards Celebrate Outstanding Teen Performers

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

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Shakespeare Companies Suffer Backlash After 'Julius Caesar' Controversy

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