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Bernadette Peters is the latest in a long line of Broadway stars to play the title role in Hello, Dolly! Julieta Cervantes hide caption

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Bernadette Peters On Fulfilling The Red Dress Of 'Hello, Dolly!'

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Glenn Allen Sims and Linda Celeste Sims perform the duet "Fix Me, Jesus" in Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Revelations. The pair have been married for almost 20 years. Nan Melville /Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater hide caption

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On Stage, In Marriage, These 2 Alvin Ailey Dancers Learned The Steps Together

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Seventeen Broadway theaters are now using technology that allows deaf and hearing-impaired patrons to see closed captions on their smartphones. Unlike the white smartphone background seen here, the GalaPro app screen is dark. Caiaimage/Sam Edwards/Getty Images hide caption

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It's OK To Look At Your Phone At A Broadway Show, If Your Hearing Is Impaired

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On Broadway, Daniel Breaker shines as Alexander Hamilton's greatest rival, Aaron Burr. In the kitchen, he also creates a stir, sir. But whether acting or cooking, both require perseverance and experimentation. Joan Marcus/Hamilton Uptown LLC hide caption

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Eve Ensler stars in the new one-woman show In The Body Of The World, an adaptation of her eponymous memoir. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A New Monologue For Eve Ensler, Re-Enacting Life With Cancer

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New Oral History Captures The Magic Of 'Angels In America'

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Kelsey Grammer onstage in the Los Angeles Opera production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide. Ken Howard/Courtesy of the Los Angeles Opera hide caption

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Frasier At The Opera: Kelsey Grammer Stars In 'Candide'

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A trio of illustrations from the cocktail book Shakespeare, Not Stirred: Ophelia, King Henry VIII and King Lear. The Folger Shakespeare Library / James Monaco hide caption

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Dancers perform in Tabasco: A Burlesque Opera, a fiery show that makes its revival this week after being locked up for more than a century. Tom Grosscup/New Orleans Opera hide caption

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'Tabasco' Opera Makes Fiery Return In New Orleans

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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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The Golden Globes And #MeToo

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Peter Martins Leaves New York City Ballet Amid Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

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Peter Martins attends the premiere of the AOL On original series "city.ballet." on Nov. 4, 2013 in New York. Charles Sykes/Charles Sykes/Invision/AP hide caption

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Mark Rylance (center) plays King Phillipe V in the new play Farinelli And The King. In this scene, opera star Iestyn Davies (left) plays the titular singer whose voice nurses the king back to health. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The True Story Of A Spanish Royal And The Very High Voice That Healed Him

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