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Theater

May 9, 2014 — When you see a familiar movie actor do theater, it makes a particularly sharp reminder of why people see theater in the first place.
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Dec 9, 2013 — At a concert staging, Smash die-hards get a look at what the show's second-season rock musical was meant to be like.
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Dec 6, 2013 — Thursday night's live production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic suffered from limited acting in places, but it offered some Broadway veterans a rare opportunity to shine for larger crowds.
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Oct 15, 2013 — Matthew Weddig explores the phenomenon of Rocky Horror midnight shows with "shadow casts." While they're well-known as cultish fan events, some performers say they also serve an additional role as a place where lots of kinds of bodies can find a place to dance.
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Sep 25, 2013 — The newly minted MacArthur Grant winner writes plays that are full of life and noise. But as critic Mark Blankenship notes, they're just as eloquent — and maybe even more emotional — in their silences.
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Jun 20, 2013 — The Associated Press won't be reviewing dance, opera or off-Broadway shows anymore. Does it matter?
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Jun 11, 2013 — Margot Adler looks at Broadway audiences and whether they've gotten more boorish.
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Jun 10, 2013 — There's nothing like theater people, as host Neil Patrick Harris and an army of performers showed in a barn-burner of a number to kick off Sunday night's Tony Awards.
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Jun 3, 2013 — Susan Stamberg remembers an evening onstage with Jean Stapleton.
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Feb 5, 2013Smash's dauntless stage manager (Ann Harada) returns to TV tonight — though the actress herself will be on Broadway in Cinderella.
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