'Pretty Big Movement' Takes On Dance Company Stereotypes

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Manic And Depressed, 'I Didn't Like Who I Was,' Says Comic Chris Gethard

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Actor and activist Jesse Williams says he believes his efforts are making a difference but gives credit to those who inspire him, among them black women and the black LGBTQ community. Melissa Kuypers /NPR hide caption

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Actor And Activist Jesse Williams: 'I'm Certain I'm Making A Difference'

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Starting in October, seven police officers and seven civilians got together once a week to get to know one another and do improvisational exercises. At the end of the 10-week journey they starred in To Protect, Serve, and Understand, a free show at the Brooklyn Music School. Above, Officer Desmond John, left, and Kathie Horejsi. Amanda Hinkle hide caption

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Brooklyn Police And The People They Serve Improvise 'Understanding' On Stage

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The Radio City Rockettes with Donald Trump in 2004. The Rockettes' union announced late Friday that no dancer would be obligated to perform at the president-elect's inauguration last month. Scott Gries/Getty Images hide caption

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Broadway 'Master Of Ceremonies' Joel Grey Says, 'Life Seems Full'

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Wheeldon says the World's Fair was a natural fit for The Nutcracker's second act. Above, Christine Rocas and Fabrice Calmels. Cheryl Mann/Joffrey/Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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Taking A Crack At A New 'Nutcracker': This One's Set At The World's Fair

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Yoshi Sudarso stars in It's Asian Men! The film counteracts stereotype by showcasing Asian-American men as romantic leads. Jeremy Marinas/@jmarinasphoto hide caption

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'It's (Sexy) Asian Men!' Hallelujah!

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A Century Later, 'Peter Pan' Still Soars On Kids' Faith In Goodness

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Heart-Stopping Production Numbers Make Up For A Thin Plot In 'An American In Paris'

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Targeted To Teens, A German Play About ISIS Stokes Fear, Teaching Opportunities

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Stephen Agyei (left) and Roy Wood Jr. talk about what it takes to make it in comedy. Jeffrey Nicholson/Courtesy of Stephen Agyei; Mindy Tucker/Courtesy of Roy Wood Jr. hide caption

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To Make It In Comedy You Have To Bet On Yourself

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Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo and Ariana DeBose with Lin-Manuel Miranda with the cast during their final performance curtain call of Hamilton in July. Walter McBride/WireImage/Getty Images hide caption

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'Hamilton' Cast Makes Appeal To Attendee Mike Pence, Amid Emotional Audience

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Anna Kendrick began performing in community theater when she was 6; by 12 years old, she had made it to Broadway. Casey Curry/Casey Curry hide caption

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Anna Kendrick Says Acting Is 'The Way That I Learn About Other People'

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Aparna Nancherla says that making jokes about depression and anxiety injects "a little dose of hope." Shaughn & John hide caption

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Comedian Aparna Nancherla Makes Light Of The Heavy Stuff

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Akron is one of four cities trying to inject playfulness and joy into the act of voting through activities such as "virtual wrestling." New World Performance Laboratory hide caption

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Akron Works To Bring Joy To Voting

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This Election Is Even Tough For Comedians

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