Theater Artist Anne Basting Named MacArthur Fellow

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Fresh Air Remembers Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Edward Albee

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Missouri Theater Embraces Ferguson Echoes In 'Antigone' Production

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'Come From Away' Musical Tells Story Of Resilience After 9/11

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Glen Miller Hit, 'Chattanooga Choo Choo,' Marks Its 75th Anniversary

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Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (left) and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat (right) shake hands at the White House in front of President Bill Clinton in September 1993. The new play OSLO is a dramatization of events that led to a historic agreement. David Ake/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'OSLO' Tells The Surprising Story Behind A Historic Handshake

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Daja Moorer performs an original monologue acting as the Hull House founder Jane Addams at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. Moorer chose to portray Jane Addams for Portraits Alive! because of the mysterious nature of the portrait. Ruby Wallau/NPR hide caption

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Zelda Fichandler co-founded Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Tom Fichandler, and drama teacher Edward Mangum. She is seen here with her husband in 1971. Courtesy of Arena Stage hide caption

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Remembering Zelda Fichandler, Matriarch Of American Regional Theater

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Singer and actress Heather Headley (center) returns to Broadway after 15 years to wow audiences in her role as Shug Avery in a revival of The Color Purple. Matthew Murphy/Matthew Murphy hide caption

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Second Acts: Heather Headley Is Back On Broadway — After A '15-Year Intermission'

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Hadestown — a retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus -- is one of two off-Broadway shows director Rachel Chavkin has running right now. Above, from left, Shaina Taub, Lulu Fall, Damon Daunno, Nabiyah Be, Amber Gray, Chris Sullivan and Jessie Shelton. Joan Marcus/Matt Ross Public Relations hide caption

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Rachel Chavkin Loves Chaos, And With 3 Shows In The Works, It Shows

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Real life father and daughter Jonathan and Phoebe Pryce as Shakespeare's Jewish moneylender Shylock and his daughter Jessica, in a new production of The Merchant of Venice. Robbie Jack/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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New 'Merchant Of Venice' Recasts Shylock As A Sympathetic Everyman

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Remembering Hollywood 'Ghost Singer' Marni Nixon

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Soprano Marni Nixon, shown above in June 1988, was dubbed "The Ghostess with the Mostest" in Time magazine. "Bad rhyme, but that sort of stuck," she said. Jack Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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'Ghost' Soprano Marni Nixon, Who Voiced Blockbuster Musicals, Dies At 86

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Iraqi Dancer's Dreams Cut Short By Terrorism

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'The Phantom Of The Empire': You Guessed It, Musical And Star Wars Combined

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Hard Cider, Chamber Pots And Leeches: Living Like A Founding Father

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A Tribute To The Late American Composer Eubie Blake

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In District Merchants, Akeem Davis plays Lance, a freed slave who has a crisis of conscience when he learns his boss, Shylock, may have been involved in the slave trade. Teresa Wood/Courtesy of the Folger Theatre hide caption

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This Shakespeare Reconstruction Sets 'Merchant' In Post-Civil War D.C.

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Broadway Chanteuse Barbara Cook: 'My First Memories Are Of Singing'

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A Grisly, Humorous Dissection Of Morality In 'Anatomy Theatre'

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