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Remembering Ruby Dee: 'Think Of Me And Feel Encouraged'

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Audra McDonald Racks Up The Tonys, This Time As Billie Holiday

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McDonald, Cranston Big Winners At 68th Tony Awards

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Wigs play an especially important role in the drama Casa Valentina. The play features Reed Birney (standing) as Charlotte, one of several male characters who spend their weekends dressing and living as women. Matthew Murphy hide caption

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While Broadway Sings Its Praise, The Wigmaker Remains Unsung

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In Leap From Page To Stage, UK's Take On 'Catch-22' Gets It Right

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Allan Jones plays debonair leading man Gaylord Ravenal and Irene Dunne is the enchanting Magnolia in the 1936 film version of Show Boat, which has just been released on DVD. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution hide caption

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1936 'Show Boat': A Multiracial, Musical Melodrama, Now Out On DVD

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With 'So Much Trouble In The World,' Music Calms Theater Director

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Anika Noni Rose Breathes New Life Into Classic 'Raisin In The Sun'

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Denzel Washington plays Walter Lee, the role played by Sidney Poitier in the 1959 Broadway production of A Raisin in the Sun. Sophie Okonedo, known for her Academy Award nomination for Hotel Rwanda, plays Ruth Younger in her New York stage debut. Brigitte Lacombe hide caption

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'Raisin In The Sun' Revival: A Uniquely American Story Is Back On Broadway

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Veterans' 'Philoctetes' Puts Modern Spin On Ancient Greek Play

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In the HBO adaptation of Larry Kramer's 1985 play, The Normal Heart, Mark Ruffalo (right) plays Ned Weeks, who begins to seek answers after he observes a mysterious disease claiming lives in his gay community. Joe Mantello plays a member of the AIDS service organization, Gay Men's Health Crisis. Jojo Whilden/HBO hide caption

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'Normal Heart' Teaches New Generation About The Early Years Of AIDS

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