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  1. Joshua Jackson Sets NY Stage Debut in 'Smart People'

    10:30 am 11/2/2015

    Lydia R. Diamond's new play at off-Broadway's Second Stage will also star Mahershala Ali, Anne Son and Tessa Thompson, under Kenny Leon's direction.Read more

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  2. 'The Wiz' Set as NBC's Next Live Musical

    12:45 pm 3/30/2015

    In a partnership with Cirque du Soleil to air Dec. 3 before heading to Broadway.Read more

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  3. 'Children of a Lesser God' Returning to Broadway

    12:19 pm 9/29/2014

    Tony winner Kenny Leon will stage the 1980 play revival, scheduled for the 2015-16 seasonRead more

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  4. Tupac Show 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' Meets Swift Demise on Broadway

    4:45 pm 7/14/2014

    After opening to disastrous business and poor reviews on June 19, the urban rap musical inspired by the lyrics and poetry of Tupac Shakur will close next Sunday.Read more

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  5. 'Holler If Ya Hear Me': Theater Review

    11:11 am 6/19/2014

    Tony-winning "A Raisin in the Sun" director Kenny Leon stages this Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, with a cast headed by Saul Williams and Christopher Jackson.Read more

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  6. 'A Raisin in the Sun' With Denzel Washington Joins the Club of Broadway Season's Profitable Plays

    11:26 am 6/11/2014

    The Scott Rudin-produced revival, which ends its limited run on Sunday after winning three Tony Awards, recouped its entire $4.25 million capitalization.Read more

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  7. Tony Awards Analysis: 'Gentleman's Guide,' 'Hedwig' Dominate 68th Annual Broadway Honors

    8:43 pm 6/8/2014

    Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris, Audra McDonald, Sophie Okonedo and Mark Rylance were among winners at the Tony Awards, presented at Radio City Music Hall in a ceremony hosted by Hugh Jackman.Read more

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  8. President Obama, First Lady Attend Denzel Washington Broadway Play

    4:19 pm 4/11/2014

    "A Raisin in the Sun," from playwright Lorraine Hansberry, is the first Broadway show the couple has attended together since 2009.Read more

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  9. Saul Williams to Star in Tupac Musical, 'Holler If Ya Hear Me'

    9:08 am 4/7/2014

    Best known for the award-winning 1998 feature, "Slam," which he co-wrote and starred in, Williams heads a cast of Broadway regulars and newcomers in the non-biographical show inspired by Tupac Shakur's music.Read more

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  10. A Raisin in the Sun: Theater Review

    5:00 pm 4/3/2014

    Denzel Washington stars with Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose and LaTanya Richardson Jackson in this deluxe Broadway revival of the landmark drama about a black Chicago family.Read more

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