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Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne, his co-director and co-writer on the new show Why? Pascal Victor/ArtComArt hide caption

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At 94, Director Peter Brook Is Still Asking The Deep Questions

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Recipients of the 2019 MacArthur fellowships, otherwise known as the "genius" grants. (Two of this year's fellows declined photographs.) John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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The playwright Jeremy O. Harris, 30, began writing Slave Play at Yale School of Drama. It is set to open in October on Broadway. Quil Lemons/Courtesy of 'Slave Play' hide caption

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With 'Slave Play,' A Young Playwright Provokes His Way To Broadway

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Kholoud Sawaf, creator and director of 10,000 Balconies, stands at TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, Ark., on Friday. Sarah Bentham for NPR hide caption

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'It Had To Be Love': A Syrian Playwright's Struggle To Tell A Story In Arkansas

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The musical King Kong, which stars Christiani Pitts alongside a giant ape puppet, will end its run Aug. 18. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of King Kong hide caption

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'No Room For The Modest Hit Anymore': Broadway Prepares For Summer Closings

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Broadway director and producer Hal Prince died this week at the age of 91. NY Daily News via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: The Prince Of Broadway's Legacy Lives On Through His Music

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Harold Prince poses with his Tony Award for best direction of a musical in 1980. He earned the honor for his work on Evita. Associated Press hide caption

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Hal Prince, Transformational Broadway Producer And Director, Has Died

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The new musical adaptation of Moulin Rouge! features 71 popular songs, which all had to be licensed and stitched together into the story. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of Moulin Rouge! The Musical hide caption

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(Left to right) Joseph Lattanzi, Sankara Harouna, Terrence Chin-Loy and Miles Wilson-Toliverstar star in Blind Injustice, presented through the Cincinnati Opera. Philip Groshong/Courtesy of Cincinnati Opera hide caption

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'Blind Injustice' Opera Sets Out To Open Eyes About Wrongful Conviction Rates

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In Fairview, a respectable African American family prepares for a big dinner. But we slowly learn there's something off about Keisha (MaYaa Boateng) and her relatives. Julieta Cervantes/Soho Rep hide caption

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The Pulitzer-Winning Play 'Fairview' Is About Being Watched While Black

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LaChanze (left) and Elizabeth Teeter star in the Atlantic Theater Company's off-Broadway production of the musical adaptation of The Secret Life of Bees. Ahron R. Foster/Courtesy of The Secret Life of Bees hide caption

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'The Secret Life Of Bees' Takes On A 2nd Life As Musical Theater

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Franco Zeffirelli pictured above in New York in October 1974. Jerry Mosey/AP hide caption

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Franco Zeffirelli, Creator Of Lavish Productions On Screen And Stage, Dies At 96

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Tony winner Ali Stroker performs "I Can't Say No" from Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! onstage during the 2019 Tony Awards. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions hide caption

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The 2019 Tony Awards

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Stephanie Hsu and Will Roland in the Broadway production of Be More Chill. Maria Baranova/Courtesy of Be More Chill hide caption

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Our Great Big Theater Roundup

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Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran think deeply about how the past is preserved and kept vital through music and culture. Dawound Bey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Two Wings: The Music Of Black America In Migration' Celebrates Journey Millions Took

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Anukul Ghosh (left), 63, and Rabin Kumar Majhi, 51, pose as a newly married couple. Ghosh used to play female characters in the 1970s and 1980s. He has now retired from Jatra. Soumya Sankar Bose hide caption

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Remembering Jo Sullivan Loesser, Wife Of 'Guys And Dolls' Creator Frank Loesser

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Isabelle McCalla (left) and Caitlin Kinnunen star as Alyssa and Emma in The Prom. Deen van Meer/Polk & Co. hide caption

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At This Tony-Nominated 'Prom,' The Theme Is Acceptance

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