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Gesel Mason performs David Roussève's "Jumping the Broom" as part of her performance project No Boundaries: Dancing the Visions of Contemporary Black Choreographers. Enoch Chan/Gesel Mason Performance Projects hide caption

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Dancer Preserves The Work Of Black Choreographers, In One Video At A Time

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Fifty years after it was first staged, The Boys in the Band is finally playing on Broadway, with an all-gay cast including several film and TV stars. Joan Marcus/Polk and Co. hide caption

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A Stage Revival, And 50 Years Of Survival, For 'The Boys In The Band'

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Alvin, played by LJ Moses, performs "We Can't Stop," during the musical East of the River at the Anacostia Arts Center Friday night. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Musical 'East Of The River' Examines A Gentrifying Anacostia

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A Father Feared For His Son's Life, So He Joined Him On The Street

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Actors Josh Stamberg (son of NPR's Susan Stamberg) and Joanne Kelly as Arthur Miller and Inge Morath in Fall. T. Charles Erickson hide caption

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'Fall' Examines Playwright Arthur Miller's Secret Son

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Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub perform "Omar Sharif" from The Band's Visit at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. John P. Filo/CBS hide caption

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'The Band's Visit' And Harry Potter Win Big At A Quieter Tony Awards

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Harvey Weinstein (left) and his attorney Benjamin Brafman leave a New York court, where Weinstein pleaded not guilty Tuesday to rape and other abuse violations. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Though the musical Mean Girls is nominated for a dozen Tony Awards, no Tonys are given to Broadway choruses. Kamille Upshaw is pictured in the bright green jacket, right of center. Joan Marcus/Boneau/Bryan-Brown hide caption

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A Campaign For 'Often The Hardest-Working People On Stage' — The Chorus

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Melody Herzfeld helped save 65 students when gunfire broke out at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Ian Witlen hide caption

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Parkland Drama Teacher Who Helped Save 65 To Receive Tony Award For Education

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Parkland Drama Teacher To Receive Education Award At Tonys

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