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Kholoud Sawaf, creator and director of 10,000 Balconies, stands at TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, Ark., on Friday. Sarah Bentham for NPR hide caption

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'It Had To Be Love': A Syrian Playwright's Struggle To Tell A Story In Arkansas

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The musical King Kong, which stars Christiani Pitts alongside a giant ape puppet, will end its run Aug. 18. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of King Kong hide caption

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'No Room For The Modest Hit Anymore': Broadway Prepares For Summer Closings

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Broadway director and producer Hal Prince died this week at the age of 91. NY Daily News via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: The Prince Of Broadway's Legacy Lives On Through His Music

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'The Addams Family' Ranks No. 1 For Popularity In High School Musicals

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Harold Prince poses with his Tony Award for best direction of a musical in 1980. He earned the honor for his work on Evita. Associated Press hide caption

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Hal Prince, Transformational Broadway Producer And Director, Has Died

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The new musical adaptation of Moulin Rouge! features 71 popular songs, which all had to be licensed and stitched together into the story. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of Moulin Rouge! The Musical hide caption

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(Left to right) Joseph Lattanzi, Sankara Harouna, Terrence Chin-Loy and Miles Wilson-Toliverstar star in Blind Injustice, presented through the Cincinnati Opera. Philip Groshong/Courtesy of Cincinnati Opera hide caption

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'Blind Injustice' Opera Sets Out To Open Eyes About Wrongful Conviction Rates

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In Fairview, a respectable African American family prepares for a big dinner. But we slowly learn there's something off about Keisha (MaYaa Boateng) and her relatives. Julieta Cervantes/Soho Rep hide caption

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The Pulitzer-Winning Play 'Fairview' Is About Being Watched While Black

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LaChanze (left) and Elizabeth Teeter star in the Atlantic Theater Company's off-Broadway production of the musical adaptation of The Secret Life of Bees. Ahron R. Foster/Courtesy of The Secret Life of Bees hide caption

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'The Secret Life Of Bees' Takes On A 2nd Life As Musical Theater

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Yiddish 'Fiddler On The Roof' Is A 'Dream Come True' For Lead Actor

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Franco Zeffirelli pictured above in New York in October 1974. Jerry Mosey/AP hide caption

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Franco Zeffirelli, Creator Of Lavish Productions On Screen And Stage, Dies At 96

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Audra McDonald And Michael Shannon On 'Frankie And Johnny In The Clair De Lune'

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