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Six of Damine's 10 remaining children perform in the finale of the village's annual kabuki festival. Elise Hu/NPR hide caption

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As A Japanese Mountain Village Shrinks, So Do Its Prospects For Kabuki

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The Humans is set during a family's Thanksgiving dinner, hosted by the youngest daughter and her boyfriend. (Pictured: Reed Birney, Sarah Steele, Jayne Houdyshell, Arian Moayed) Brigitte Lacombe/Courtesy of O&M Co. hide caption

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Family Drama Meets Existential Horror In 'The Humans'

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It was recently announced that Aaron Sorkin will be adapting To Kill A Mockingbird for Broadway. Above, Scout's legs are tired after a particularly long "walk and talk." (Not really.) Above, Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch with Mary Badham as Scout and Phillip Alford as Jem in the 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee's novel. Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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To Sorkin A Mockingbird: Screenwriter Will Adapt Novel For Broadway

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Kiss Me, Kate is the latest in a series of American musicals to be performed at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. "It is such a glorious theater to perform in," says director Lee Blakeley. Vincent Pontent/Courtesy of Théâtre du Châtelet hide caption

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At 82, Broadway 'Master Of Ceremonies' Joel Grey Says, 'Life Seems Full'

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'We're Mostly Republicans': New Hampshire Voters Explained By 'Our Town'

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Matthew Rushing of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during dress rehearsal of "Frames," Dec. 10, 2009 in New York. STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At 42, Matthew Rushing Might Just Be The Peyton Manning Of Dance

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Morris Robinson in the Los Angeles Opera's 2009 production of The Magic Flute. Los Angeles Opera hide caption

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From Football To Opera: Singer Morris Robinson Takes Center Stage

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Actors take a bow after performing in BroadwayCon's opening ceremony, which was a kind of mini Broadway musical. Cheri Root/Courtesy of The Honig Company hide caption

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Young Theater Fans Find Their Tribe At The First Ever BroadwayCon

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A 1778 image of King Street in Bristol. The Old Vic Theatre has been in existence since 1766. Courtesy of The Bristol Old Vic hide caption

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British Theater Showcases Special Effects From The 18th Century

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In Lynn Nottage's play Sweat, Jason (Stephen Michael Spencer, left) and Chris (Tramell Tillman) are workers at a steel tubing plant in Reading, Pa. Nottage says she wanted to write about "how poverty and economic stagnation were shifting the American narrative." Colin Hovde/C. Stanley Photography/Arena Stage hide caption

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In 'Sweat,' Adapting To Change Is The Hardest Work Of All

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In The Glory of the World, 17 actors, all men, mark author and Catholic monk Thomas Merton's 100th birthday. Bill Brymer/BAM hide caption

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'Glory Of The World' Is More Wacky Birthday Party Than Traditional Play

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'Fiddler' Songwriters Discuss Putting Themselves In The 'Soul Of The Characters'

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Ade, played by Nana Sam Elliott-Sackeyfio glows in new love at a private dinner, in the production of Bananas and Groundnuts. Courtesy of Roverman Productions hide caption

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Years After Its Curfew Killed Theater, Ghana Gets A Second Act

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