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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 12, 2015

You can see a play set backstage of a musical, or see an exhibit of abstract paintings.

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At 84, Award-Winning Actress Rita Moreno Tries New Projects

Rita Moreno will receive the Kennedy Center Honor next month for her career in show business. With a new gig as a voice in an animated TV series and a new album, there's no way she's done performing.
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'Love Letters' Reunites Stars Of Iconic Love Story

Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal starred together in the iconic film Love Story. Now, 45 years later, they're starting a national tour of the play Love Letters. NPR's Scott Simon chatted with them.
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Unusual Coproduction Uses Musical Theater To Teach Kids Botany

Musical theater and botany? You may be thinking "Little Shop of Horrors," but there are no man-eating plants in two new productions at the U.S. Botanic Garden.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 6, 2015

A play springs forth from an iconic photo, and a photography exhibit transports visitors back to the Civil War.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 5, 2015

Payday will be here before you know it. Until then, you can keep yourself entertained at two free performances.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 2, 2015

Are you a fan of the opera? Three local companies get spooky, spoofy and serious with very different productions.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 1, 2015

You can see two plays about women facing challenges and confronting their own desires.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Sept. 30, 2015

Two musical productions are set in Spanish-speaking countries, but are performed in other languages.

 

 

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From Ingenue To Antigone: Juliette Binoche Discusses Acting, Aging And Family

The Oscar-winning actress plays Antigone in a new translation of Sophocles' 2,000-year-old tragedy. "It's a very powerful play," Binoche says. Sophocles "still is bringing so much truth in our lives."

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