Comedian Iliza Shlesinger's comedy is physical — she contorts, snorts and stalks the stage in her new special, Confirmed Kills. Timothy Hiatt/Netflix hide caption

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In 'Confirmed Kills,' Iliza Shlesinger Cloaks Social Commentary In Comic Rants

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Jo Lampert Takes On Joan Of Arc

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'Fresh Air' Marks The 90th Birthday Of Broadway Composer John Kander

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical Hamilton won 11 Tonys in 2016. It still draws sellout crowds to the Richard Rogers Theatre in New York as well to touring productions. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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A Blind Theatergoer's 'Hamilton' Lawsuit Aims Spotlight On Broadway Accessibility

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Early on, Patton Oswalt's jokes were about being single. A few years later, his comedy was about getting engaged, having a baby and becoming a father. Now, his upcoming special is about his life as a widower. Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Patton Oswalt Explains How Pop Culture Gets Grieving All Wrong

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In the revival of Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit," young pachucos go on trial for a murder they did not commit. In this scene, the judge requires the men to go on trial in the clothes they were wearing when they were arrested. Craig Schwartz hide caption

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Acrobat Samantha Sterman appears in the Only Child Aerial Theatre's latest show, Asylum. Andrew T. Foster/Courtesy of Helene Davis Public Relations hide caption

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Not Your Grandpa's Circus: The Big Top Makes Room For Experimental Companies

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Liz Coleman on the TED stage in Long Beach, CA. Asa Mathat/TED hide caption

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Liz Coleman: How Do We Teach College Students To Ask Big Questions?

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Dancers with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company perform in Madrid in 2009. In accordance with Cunningham's wishes, the company shut down soon after his death. Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Exhibition Celebrates Merce Cunningham And His Choreography Of Chance

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Somali refugee Asad Abdullahi is played by four different actors, each wearing the same white hat: (left to right) Zoleka Mpotsha, Ayanda Tikolo, Siphosethu Juta and Luvo Tamba. Keith Pattison/Courtesy of BAM hide caption

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'Man Of Good Hope' Tells A Somali Refugee's Story — In Song

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Has 4 Musicals On Broadway — At The Same Time

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Broadway's Getting A New Theater, Which Is Also Its Oldest

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As Trump Mulls Funding Cuts For The Arts, An Artist Argues Against The NEA

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Actress Anika Noni Rose stars in the new BET series, The Quad, as president of a fictional HBCU. Melissa Kuypers /NPR hide caption

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30 Years After 'A Different World,' 'The Quad' Brings HBCU Life Back To TV

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The play Roe shows Norma McCorvey, aka "Jane Roe," (Sarah Bruner) pleading with her doctor (Richard Elmore) to give her an abortion. C. Stanley Photography/Courtesy of Arena Stage hide caption

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New Play About 'Roe V. Wade' Is A Prism For Looking At The American Divide

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James Earl Jones stars in August Wilson's Fences in 1985. Fences is one of several plays Wilson premiered at the Yale Repertory Theatre. William B. Carter/Courtesy of Matt Ross Public Relations hide caption

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Yale Repertory Marks 50 Years As A Theater Incubator

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'Pretty Big Movement' Takes On Dance Company Stereotypes

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