A rare recording of Phinney's Rainbow — thought to be the first produced musical of Stephen Sondheim (shown here as a wizened showbiz veteran of 32, with three Broadway musicals under his belt) — has been found on a bookshelf in Milwaukee.
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Playwright Tom Stoppard was in his 50s when he learned of his Jewish heritage. Almost 20 years after that discovery, he engages with with his family history and identity in the play Leopoldstadt.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Nataki Garrett stands inside the Allen Elizabethan Theatre in Ashland, Ore. She recently programmed her first full season but not everyone has embraced her new approach.
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