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The new musical adaptation of Moulin Rouge! features 71 popular songs, which all had to be licensed and stitched together into the story. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of Moulin Rouge! The Musical hide caption

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(Left to right) Joseph Lattanzi, Sankara Harouna, Terrence Chin-Loy and Miles Wilson-Toliverstar star in Blind Injustice, presented through the Cincinnati Opera. Philip Groshong/Courtesy of Cincinnati Opera hide caption

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'Blind Injustice' Opera Sets Out To Open Eyes About Wrongful Conviction Rates

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Kenneth Kellogg, Briana Hunter and Aaron Crouch play The Father, The Mother and The Son in the world premiere of Blue at the 2019 Glimmerglass Festival. Karli Cadel/Courtesy of the festival hide caption

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New Opera 'Blue' Takes On The Tragedy Of Police Brutality

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In Fairview, a respectable African American family prepares for a big dinner. But we slowly learn there's something off about Keisha (MaYaa Boateng) and her relatives. Julieta Cervantes/Soho Rep hide caption

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The Pulitzer-Winning Play 'Fairview' Is About Being Watched While Black

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LaChanze (left) and Elizabeth Teeter star in the Atlantic Theater Company's off-Broadway production of the musical adaptation of The Secret Life of Bees. Ahron R. Foster/Courtesy of The Secret Life of Bees hide caption

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'The Secret Life Of Bees' Takes On A 2nd Life As Musical Theater

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Indya Moore walks the runway as Angel in the FX series Pose. Michael Parmelee/FX hide caption

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'Pose' Choreographer Creates A Safe Space — On The Runway

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Author Mo Willems supervises a rehearsal of the musical adaptation of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. As the very first Education Artist-in-Residence, "I can say at this point that I am the greatest ... " he laughs, "I'm certainly in the top five." Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Kids' Author Mo Willems Has A New Creative Challenge (And So Should You)

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Jordan Weatherston Pitts (center) sings the role of Renata, the drag queen, with the company of New York City Opera's Stonewall. Sarah Shatz/Courtesy of New York City Opera hide caption

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'Stonewall' Opera Marks Uprising's 50th Anniversary

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Franco Zeffirelli pictured above in New York in October 1974. Jerry Mosey/AP hide caption

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Franco Zeffirelli, Creator Of Lavish Productions On Screen And Stage, Dies At 96

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Tony winner Ali Stroker performs "I Can't Say No" from Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! onstage during the 2019 Tony Awards. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions hide caption

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The 2019 Tony Awards

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Brian Drye plays trombone with Tony-nominated actress Amber Grey onstage in Hadestown. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of Hadestown, The Musical hide caption

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Into The Spotlight: Recognizing Broadway Musicians This Tony Awards Season

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Stephanie Hsu and Will Roland in the Broadway production of Be More Chill. Maria Baranova/Courtesy of Be More Chill hide caption

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Our Great Big Theater Roundup

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Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran think deeply about how the past is preserved and kept vital through music and culture. Dawound Bey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Two Wings: The Music Of Black America In Migration' Celebrates Journey Millions Took

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