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Adrienne Warren Stands Up

She opened in Tina so badly hurt she could barely walk. Then came another mountain to climb.
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Theater Review: Pass Over Reaches for the Promised Land

An ambitious play (with a rewrite to suit the changed national mood) marks Broadway’s return.
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The Story Behind Original Cast Album: Company

Stephen Sondheim and orchestrator Jonathan Tunick revisit the making of the album — and Elaine Stritch’s beautiful meltdown.
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