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In the play The Homecoming Queen, Kelechi (played by Mfoniso Udofia) is a best-selling novelist who returns to her native village in Nigeria for the first time since leaving for the U.S. 15 years earlier. Ahron R. Foster hide caption

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People lay floral tributes to the victims of the March 22 terror attack in Parliament Square outside the Houses of Parliament in central London. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Keeping Calm In London, In Spite Of Terror

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical Hamilton won 11 Tonys in 2016. It still draws sellout crowds to the Richard Rogers Theatre in New York as well to touring productions. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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A Blind Theatergoer's 'Hamilton' Lawsuit Aims Spotlight On Broadway Accessibility

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For Barrow Street Theatre, pie shells are baked and filled with the chicken and vegetables, cooked in a little white truffle butter, then sprinkled with truffle zest. Joan Marcus hide caption

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In NYC, 'Sweeney Todd' Baker Serves Up Some Bloody Good Pies

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Targeted To Teens, A German Play About ISIS Stokes Fear, Teaching Opportunities

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Counter demonstrators dressed as angels to show support and solidarity block the view of protesters near the funeral service for Christopher Andrew Leinonen, one of the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting, outside the Cathedral Church of St. Luke on Saturday in Orlando, Fla. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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In the opening scene of Another World: Losing Our Children to Islamic State, an actor playing a radical imam appears on stage. The play is a mix of journalism and theater, with its script based on the actual words, recorded in interviews, of mothers who lost children to ISIS, an American general and a former Guantanamo detainee. Courtesy of Tristram Kenton/National Theatre hide caption

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Examining The Lure Of ISIS In 'Another World'

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High school students perform 10467, a play they wrote about how their education has been affected by lack of resources. Beth Fertig/WNYC hide caption

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NYC Teens Spotlight School Funding Woes On Stage

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Cassandra Steptoe (center) rehearses a performance with fellow actresses as part of The Medea Project, in San Francisco. Steptoe wrote and performs an autobiographical monologue in the production about being HIV-positive. Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED hide caption

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Performing in his play Djihad, writer/director and lead actor Ismaël Saïdi plays a character lamenting his life in prison upon returning from fighting in Syria. Courtesy of @djihadcompany hide caption

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A Belgian Playwright Tackles Muslim Radicalization With Comedy

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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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