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Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Conn., celebrated leaving its home of nearly 60 years with a community parade on Oct. 15, 2022. "The entire city is now our stage," said artistic director Jacob Padrón. Lotta Studio/Long Wharf Theatre hide caption

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Teacher Leslie Jones, center, poses with students from Alexandria City High School's drama department students in northern Virginia. Alexandria City High School hide caption

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Virginia high school students take center stage for Black History Month celebration

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The Good, Bad, & Groundlings cast photo (2023) David Crabb, Emily Pendergast, Lyric Lewis, Julian Gant, Leonard Robinson, Greg Worswick, Matt Cook, Chris Eckert, Lauren Burns, Eliot Schwartz, Jay Renshaw, Allison Dunbar, Patty Guggenheim, Tru Valentino, SHAWN BISHOP/The Groundlings hide caption

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The Groundlings Theatre celebrates 50 years of wild and wacky characters

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Chita Rivera in May 1977. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Chita Rivera, Broadway's 'first great triple threat,' dies at 91

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Brian d'Arcy James and Kelli O'Hara star in a new Broadway adaptation of the 1962 film Days of Wine and Roses. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'Days of Wine and Roses,' a film about love and addiction, is now a spirited musical

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A bench is seen at the entrance of the Freedom Theatre in the Jenin refugee camp 10 days after a raid by Israeli forces, Dec. 23, 2023. Marco Longari/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How a West Bank Palestinian theater went from symbol of hope to casualty of war

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Singer and composer H. Sinno is bringing a site-specific opera to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur. Derrick Kakembo/The Metropolitan Museum of Art hide caption

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An ancient Egyptian temple in New York inspires a Lebanese American musician

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Jacqueline Novak in her new comedy special, Get on Your Knees. Emily V. Aragones/Netflix hide caption

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Anna Deavere Smith takes on the words of real Americans - and emulates them on stage. Maury Phillips/Getty Images for The Broad Stage/Photo courtesy of Anna Deavere Smith hide caption

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Josh Groban never gave up his dream of playing 'Sweeney Todd'

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Jaquel Spivey, Angourie Rice and Auli'i Cravalho in Mean Girls. Jojo Whilden/Paramount hide caption

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Sondheim had the highest standards for himself, the director of Here We Are said. Emilio Madrid/Here We Are hide caption

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Stephen Sondheim is cool now

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With songs by The Avett Brothers, Swept Away is inspired by the true story of an 19th century shipwreck in which seamen resorted to cannibalism to survive. Julieta Cervantes/Arena Stage hide caption

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Truth, forgiveness: 'Swept Away' is a theatrical vessel for Avett Bros' music

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In 1914, British and German troops participated in a Christmas and New Year truce in the trenches of the Western Front. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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The Day the Guns Fell Silent

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The cast in How to Dance in Ohio in its World Premiere at Syracuse Stage, 2022 Curtis Brown/How to Dance in Ohio hide caption

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'How to Dance in Ohio' is a Broadway musical starring 7 autistic actors

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Finding a place at the Met, this opera sings in a language of its own

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Arielle Jacobs and Jose Llana as Imelda and Ferdinand Marcos in the Broadway musical Here Lives Love. Billy Bustamante, Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman (2023) hide caption

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Billy Bustamante, Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman (2023)