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This summer, the Santa Fe Opera's staging of "Dr. Atomic" features locals who have been affected by the U.S. government's 1945 atomic bomb test. Ken Howard for the Santa Fe Opera hide caption

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The 'Downwinders' From Atomic Testing Get Deserved Attention

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Gesel Mason performs David Roussève's "Jumping the Broom" as part of her performance project No Boundaries: Dancing the Visions of Contemporary Black Choreographers. Enoch Chan/Gesel Mason Performance Projects hide caption

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Dancer Preserves The Work Of Black Choreographers, In One Video At A Time

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Fifty years after it was first staged, The Boys in the Band is finally playing on Broadway, with an all-gay cast including several film and TV stars. Joan Marcus/Polk and Co. hide caption

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A Stage Revival, And 50 Years Of Survival, For 'The Boys In The Band'

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Alvin, played by LJ Moses, performs "We Can't Stop," during the musical East of the River at the Anacostia Arts Center Friday night. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Musical 'East Of The River' Examines A Gentrifying Anacostia

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A Father Feared For His Son's Life, So He Joined Him On The Street

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Actors Josh Stamberg (son of NPR's Susan Stamberg) and Joanne Kelly as Arthur Miller and Inge Morath in Fall. T. Charles Erickson hide caption

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'Fall' Examines Playwright Arthur Miller's Secret Son

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Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub perform "Omar Sharif" from The Band's Visit at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. John P. Filo/CBS hide caption

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'The Band's Visit' And Harry Potter Win Big At A Quieter Tony Awards

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Harvey Weinstein (left) and his attorney Benjamin Brafman leave a New York court, where Weinstein pleaded not guilty Tuesday to rape and other abuse violations. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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