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Why Broadway Legend Ben Vereen Hasn’t Watched Fosse/Verdon

The stage star of Jesus Chris Superstar, Pippin, and Sweet Charity-fame returns to Los Angeles for a two-day stand in Hollywood

How Lena Herzog Is Keeping the World’s Endangered Languages Alive

In the oratorio Last Whispers, Herzog—wife of director Werner—showcases languages on the brink of vanishing
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Marcus Johns Found Viral Fame Online. Now He’s Seeking Something Different on Stage

Fed up with "digital fakeness," the former Vine star is bringing a musical about having 6 million followers to a 300-seat theater in Hollywood
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Yuval Sharon Ends a Three-Year L.A. Phil Tenure with ATLAS, His Most Ambitious Project Yet

The MacArthur Genius transports Meredith Monk’s nearly wordless opera through time and space
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A Variety Show Is Demystifying the Female Experience One Story at a Time

Roxane Gay and other women share personal stories of their bodies and minds at We Rise L.A.
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Did Producer Scott Rudin Stymie To Kill a Mockingbird’s Shot at Best Play?

Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel is a Broadway sensation, but something happened on the way to the Tonys