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A bench is seen at the entrance of the Freedom Theatre in the Jenin refugee camp 10 days after a raid by Israeli forces, Dec. 23, 2023. Marco Longari/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How a West Bank Palestinian theater went from symbol of hope to casualty of war

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Singer and composer H. Sinno is bringing a site-specific opera to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur. Derrick Kakembo /The Metropolitan Museum of Art hide caption

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An ancient Egyptian temple in New York inspires a Lebanese American musician

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Jacqueline Novak in her new comedy special, Get on Your Knees. Emily V. Aragones/Netflix hide caption

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Anna Deavere Smith takes on the words of real Americans - and emulates them on stage. Maury Phillips/Getty Images for The Broad Stage/Photo courtesy of Anna Deavere Smith hide caption

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Jaquel Spivey, Angourie Rice and Auli'i Cravalho in Mean Girls. Jojo Whilden/Paramount hide caption

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Sondheim had the highest standards for himself, the director of Here We Are said. Emilio Madrid/Here We Are hide caption

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Stephen Sondheim is cool now

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With songs by The Avett Brothers, Swept Away is inspired by the true story of an 19th century shipwreck in which seamen resorted to cannibalism to survive. Julieta Cervantes/Arena Stage hide caption

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Truth, forgiveness: 'Swept Away' is a theatrical vessel for Avett Bros' music

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In 1914, British and German troops participated in a Christmas and New Year truce in the trenches of the Western Front. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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The Day the Guns Fell Silent

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The cast in How to Dance in Ohio in its World Premiere at Syracuse Stage, 2022 Curtis Brown/How to Dance in Ohio hide caption

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'How to Dance in Ohio' is a Broadway musical starring 7 autistic actors

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Finding a place at the Met, this opera sings in a language of its own

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Arielle Jacobs and Jose Llana as Imelda and Ferdinand Marcos in the Broadway musical Here Lives Love. Billy Bustamante, Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman (2023) hide caption

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Billy Bustamante, Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman (2023)

Blake Roman, left, Steven Telsey, Zal Owen, Danny Kornfeld, Eric Peters and Sean Bell in Harmony. Julieta Cervantes/Harmony hide caption

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An early boy band was world famous — until the Nazis took over

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Costume designer William Ivey Long in New York City in 2016. Long is currently facing a civil lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault. Theo Wargo/Getty Images hide caption

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Playwright Larissa FastHorse is a 2020 MacArthur Fellow and co-founder of Indigenous Direction, a consulting firm for Indigenous arts and audiences. John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse takes on the 'wild mess' of Thanksgiving

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'I've been trying to do this for over 30 years' — Billy Porter sings on his terms

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