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Photos: The Golden Age of Broadway is celebrated in a new online exhibit

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MONTGOMERY, AL - MARCH 30: Sydney Duncan holds a sign during a rally at the Alabama State House to draw attention to anti-transgender legislation introduced in Alabama on March 30, 2021 in Montgomery, Alabama. There are so far 192 anti-LGBTQ bills under consideration in state legislatures across the United States. Of those, 93 directly target transgender people. Julie Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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The seven actresses in POTUS, now on Broadway. Julie White (left, top), Lilli Cooper, Rachel Dratch, Vanessa Williams, Lea DeLaria, Julianne Hough (front left), Suzy Nakamura Jenny Anderson/POTUS hide caption

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Broadway's 'POTUS': Should these women save the president?

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Jared Grimes (l) as Eddie Ryan and Beanie Feldstein as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl Matthew Murphy/Funny Girl hide caption

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From Fanny to Barbra to Beanie: 'Funny Girl' comes back to Broadway

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(from left) McKennzie Boyd, Taylor Lafayette and Anya Jimenez are among the teenage playwrights chosen to present their work about gun violence, marking the 23rd anniversary of the Columbine shootings. #Enough hide caption

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Young playwrights confront gun violence with their art and say #Enough

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August Wilson often wrote in diners - in the exhibit, visitors can immerse themselves in one the playwright loved. Tara Geyer/AWAACC hide caption

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Walk into August Wilson's life and plays in immersive new exhibit

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James McAvoy stars in the London production of Cyrano de Bergerac, now playing in Brooklyn. Mark Brenner/BAM hide caption

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A stripped-down 'Cyrano' — a London import — is all about language

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Some of the vendors at the Broadway Makers Marketplace, which carries their handmade goods Michael T. Clarkston /Broadway Makers Marketplace hide caption

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At the Broadway Makers Marketplace, theater fans find both crafts and community

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Actor Zero Mostel, center, who portrays Tevye in the musical "Fiddler on the Roof," poses backstage with cast members after the play's opening performance at the Imperial Theatre in New York on Sept. 22, 1964. Maria Karnilova, who plays Tevye's wife, Golde, is at far left. Playing Tevye's daughters, from left, are, Tanya Everett, as Chava; Julia Migenes, as Hodel; and Joanna Merlin, as Tzeitel. AP hide caption

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If Russia's invasion of Ukraine feels familiar, look to Broadway in the '60s

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Protesters hand out flyers pushing for benefits for hair and makeup workers at The Atlanta Opera. Matthew Pearson hide caption

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These hair and makeup workers want to unionize. Their case could have a big impact

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Tariq Trotter portrays a scientist who has invented a machine that can turn Black people white in the off-Broadway musical Black No More. Monique Carboni/The New Group hide caption

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A machine turns Black people white in the musical 'Black No More'

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Method actor Robert De Niro won the Oscar in 1981 for his performance as a retired boxer in Raging Bull. AP hide caption

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How the Method transformed film — and made acting more human

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Illustrator Peter Emmerich says he drew on both research and his own personal memories to draw people like Stephen Sondheim. "I put him in the book wearing what he was wearing when I met him," says Emmerich. "Because, like, I will never forget him in that red sweater." Courtesy of Penguin Random House hide caption

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Theater stars spring to life on the pages of 'B is for Broadway'

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Mrs. Doubtfire is one of the Broadway shows that reopened but then had to shut down for a while after cases of COVID spread among cast and crew. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images hide caption

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Omicron hampers Broadway. Fewer tourists are there for just a score of shows

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Terry Teachout in 2012. Charles Giuliano hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering a friendship with Terry Teachout

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Lynn Nottage photographed at A Broadway Celebration at the Times Square EDITION, in December 2021. Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for CAA hide caption

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Two-time Pulitzer winner Lynn Nottage turns a triple play in New York City

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Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in The Tragedy of Macbeth, directed by Joel Coen. Alison Rosa/A24/Apple TV+ hide caption

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