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Inside the Jimmy Awards.
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Tony Shalhoub and Sasson Gabay Pass The Band’s Visit’s Baton

The man who originated the role on Broadway talks with the man who created the role on film.
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Reviewing Fairview, a Play That Almost Demands That I Not Do So

It ruthlessly interrogates white audiences about how they discuss nonwhite life.
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