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The Public Theater in New York has been closed since March 12, but is still producing plays on Zoom, radio and film. "Just because conditions are hard, it doesn't let us off the hook; it doesn't free us of the obligation to try to fulfill our mission," says artistic director Oskar Eustis. Aislinn Weidele/The Public Theater hide caption

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What Will The Future Of Theater Look Like? 'Our Artists Are Going To Lead Us'

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With theaters across the country closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Playbill has had to pivot quickly. "We find ourselves incredibly fortunate to be associated with this ridiculously fantastic art form that we miss oh, so much," says Playbill Vice President Alex Birsh. Dean Greer/Playbill hide caption

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With Theaters Still Closed, 136-Year-Old 'Playbill' Does A Quick Online Pivot

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The cast of the Beijing People's Art Theatre production of A Raisin in the Sun rehearse onstage this past August. Amy Cheng/NPR hide caption

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First Chinese-Language Production Of 'A Raisin In The Sun' Is Staged In Beijing

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and members of the hip-hop group Freestyle Love Supreme perform at the Greenwich House Theater. Bryant Fisher/Hulu hide caption

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'We Are Freestyle Love Supreme' Is An Accidental 'Hamilton' Cast Origin Story

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On Site Opera Offers Live Performances Over The Phone For Just 1 Person At A Time

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The playwright V, formerly known as Eve Ensler, speaks at TEDWomen 2019. TED hide caption

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V: How Can An Authentic Apology Lead To Healing?

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Actors' Equity Approves 2 Live Theater Performances In Western Massachusetts

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Nick Cordero attends the 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions hide caption

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'Never Known A Kinder Person': Actor Nick Cordero Dies Of COVID-19 At 41

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London's Lyceum Theatre is wrapped in pink tape bearing the words "Missing Live Theatre," part of a campaign by a group of British stage designers. Keith Mayhew/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Leslie Odom Jr. originated the role of Aaron Burr on Broadway in Hamilton. Like the rest of the original cast, he's available to watch at home in the film, which arrives Friday on Disney+. Disney+ hide caption

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Phillipa Soo return as Alexander and Eliza Hamilton, the roles they played in the original Broadway production of Hamilton. A film production of the show, taped in 2016, debuts on Disney+ on Friday. Disney+ hide caption

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'The Past Isn't Done With Us,' Says 'Hamilton' Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda

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The cast of Hamilton, including its composer and creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, center, receive a standing ovation in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Jan. 11, 2019. The musical is set to stream on Disney+ this week. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Sees The 'Language Of Revolution' In 'Hamilton' And Today

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