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Jacobs-Jenkins has written a trilogy of plays that explore race in America. Imogen Heath hide caption

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One Playwright's 'Obligation' To Confront Race And Identity In The U.S.

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This scene from the 1958 film Gigi shows stars Louis Jourdan sitting across from Leslie Caron, with Maurice Chevalier standing to the front of them. Anonymous/Associated Press/MGM hide caption

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'Shesh Yak' Explores A Society Torn Apart By The Syrian Civil War

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John Cameron Mitchell will play Hedwig on Broadway until April 26. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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For John Cameron Mitchell, Midlife Crisis Means Returning To 'Hedwig'

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Larry David hasn't been in a play since the eighth grade, but he's written and stars in a new comedy called Fish in the Dark, directed by Anna D. Shapiro. "I didn't think it was going to get any laughs at all," he says. "The first time we did it, like every laugh was a surprise to me because I was expecting nothing." Joan Marcus/Courtesy of Philip Renaldi Publicity hide caption

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Much To His Chagrin, On Broadway Larry David Has To 'Wait And Talk'

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Football rules, uniforms, helmets and protective gear have changed a lot over the years. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Do We Love Football So Much? Theater Tackles Tough Questions

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Every Brilliant Thing, starring Jonny Donahoe, follows a son's efforts to fight his mother's deep depression. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of O&M Co. hide caption

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One-Man Show Casts 'Brilliant' Light On Realities Of Suicide, Depression

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Side Show tells the true story of conjoined twins who go from a freak show to vaudeville and try, unsuccessfully, to find love along the way. "We just did not get enough bodies and butts in seats that translate into word of mouth," says Side Show producer Darren Bagert. Above (from left): Ryan Silverman, Emily Padgett, Erin Davie and Matthew Hydzik. Joan Marcus /O+M Co. hide caption

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How Broadway Is Losing Its 'Middle Ground'

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The British theater company 1927 performs its latest play, Golem, based on the character from ancient Jewish folklore. The troupe's trademark is vintage style combined with distinctive animation. Bernhard Mueller hide caption

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The Theater Company Is 1927; The Technology Is Cutting Edge

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The stage version of the Hollywood classic An American in Paris combines British, French and American artistic traditions and stars Leanne Cope and Robert Fairchild in the roles made famous by Leslie Caron and Gene Kelly. Marie-Noelle Robert /Courtesy of Theatre du Chatelet hide caption

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The French Go Crazy For 'An American In Paris'

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The Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker features choreography by Kent Stowell and sets and costumes by the late children's book author Maurice Sendak. Angela Sterling/Pacific Northwest Ballet hide caption

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In Seattle, Maurice Sendak's 'Wild' 'Nutcracker' Reaches Its Final Act

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For Updated 'Annie', The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

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Quvenzhane Wallis (second from right) stars in an updated version of Annie, produced by Jay Z. Barry Wetcher/Sony Pictures Entertainment hide caption

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An Updated 'Annie' And The Tradition Of Nontraditional Casting

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Haunting Sounds At Night, Kids' Puppet Show Clock By Day

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Glenn Close stars as Agnes in Edward Albee's play A Delicate Balance. Brigitte Lacombe/Philip Rinaldi Publicity hide caption

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Glenn Close Ends 20-Year Broadway Hiatus With 'A Delicate Balance'

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