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Brandon Victor Dixon as Tom Collins in Rent: Live airing Sunday, Jan. 27 on FOX. Pamela Littky/FOX hide caption

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Bryan Cranston takes his opening night curtain call in the Broadway version of Network. Bruce Glikas/WireImage hide caption

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On Broadway, 'Network' Goes From Satire To Tragedy

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The new Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird features Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch and Gbenga Akinnagbe as Tom Robinson. Julieta Cervantes hide caption

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Aaron Sorkin Brings 'To Kill A Mockingbird' To The Broadway Stage

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Jackie Hoffman (right) plays Yente the matchmaker in the Yiddish adaptation of Fiddler. Hoffman grew up hearing her mother and grandmother speak Yiddish and for years has been teaching little phrases to fellow cast members. "I've got gentiles speaking Yiddish all over this town now," she says. Victor Nechay/ProperPix hide caption

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This Yente Found The Perfect Match, Performing 'Fiddler' In Yiddish

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In The Jungle, St. Ann's Warehouse is transformed into an Afghan cafe, serving as the production's backdrop. Teddy Wolf hide caption

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'The Jungle' Tells The Stories Inside A Real Refugee Camp In Northern France

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The Ferryman follows the large family of a man who was "disappeared" in the Northern Ireland conflicts of the late 20th century. Paddy Considine (standing) plays Quinn, the head of the family and the brother of the dead man. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of The Ferryman hide caption

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Northern Ireland's Troubled Past Surfaces In Family Drama 'The Ferryman'

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The new Broadway adaptation of King Kong features a giant puppet which requires 15 people to operate. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'King Kong' On Broadway Is The 2,400-Pound Gorilla In The Room

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Glenn Close plays Isabelle (right), the mother of Joan of Arc (left, played by Grace van Patten), in the play Mother of the Maid. Joan Marcus/Public Theater hide caption

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She's Mom To A Headstrong Teen — Who Happens To Be Joan Of Arc

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In Curve of Departure, Mike Nussbaum portrays a grandfather who is confronting loss and decline. Michael Brosilow hide caption

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At 94, Mike Nussbaum Is The Oldest Working Stage Actor In Show Biz

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In the current production of Be More Chill, an unpopular high school student named Jeremy (played by Will Roland, center) swallows a pill (which is actually a microcomputer) in order to be more, well, chill. The show moves to Broadway in early 2019. Maria Baranova/Courtesy of Be More Chill hide caption

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Broadway Is About To 'Be More Chill'

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A performance at the Metropolitan Theatrical awards in Mexico City. Gilda Villareal hide caption

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Foreign Actors On Mexico's Theater Stage Stir Resentment Behind The Scenes

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This summer, the Santa Fe Opera's staging of "Dr. Atomic" features locals who have been affected by the U.S. government's 1945 atomic bomb test. Ken Howard for the Santa Fe Opera hide caption

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The 'Downwinders' From Atomic Testing Get Deserved Attention

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Fifty years after it was first staged, The Boys in the Band is finally playing on Broadway, with an all-gay cast including several film and TV stars. Joan Marcus/Polk and Co. hide caption

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A Stage Revival, And 50 Years Of Survival, For 'The Boys In The Band'

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Alvin, played by LJ Moses, performs "We Can't Stop," during the musical East of the River at the Anacostia Arts Center Friday night. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Musical 'East Of The River' Examines A Gentrifying Anacostia

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Actors Josh Stamberg (son of NPR's Susan Stamberg) and Joanne Kelly as Arthur Miller and Inge Morath in Fall. T. Charles Erickson hide caption

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'Fall' Examines Playwright Arthur Miller's Secret Son

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Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub perform "Omar Sharif" from The Band's Visit at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. John P. Filo/CBS hide caption

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'The Band's Visit' And Harry Potter Win Big At A Quieter Tony Awards

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