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Street theater in Mexico City’s rough Tepito area

  MEXICO CITY (AP) — Few outsiders dare venture after dark into Tepito, a neighborhood known as Mexico City’s main clearinghouse for contraband ranging from guns and drugs to counterfeit sneakers. But a theater project led by one of Mexico’s best-known actors has been taking middle-class audiences into the lives of Tepito residents in recent [...]

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Dance show ‘Soul Train’ may boogie onto Broadway

  NEW YORK (AP) — The groundbreaking song-and-dance show “Soul Train” is chugging toward Broadway. Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create “Rock of Ages,” has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV show and said Tuesday, Apr. 15, he’s hoping to repeat his success by turning “Soul Train” into a show that [...]

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President Obama attends ‘A Raisin in the Sun’

  NEW YORK (AP) — Tickets to watch Denzel Washington on Broadway in “A Raisin in the Sun” are hard to come by, but one man managed it — President Barack Obama. The president and first lady caught the American masterpiece Friday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it first opened more than 50 years [...]

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Daniel Radcliffe on why New York audiences rock

  NEW YORK (AP) — The one thing Daniel Radcliffe always has to adjust to whenever he’s onstage in America is how happy Americans are to see Daniel Radcliffe onstage. The former “Harry Potter” star is consistently greeted by a burst of applause when makes his entrance on Broadway, no matter if it’s a musical [...]

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NSU Players present American Menu

  Friday, Feb. 28 marks opening night of the NSU Players current production—American Menu by Don Wilson Glenn. Set in the late 1960s in a rural area of Texas, American Menu deals with racial prejudice, inequality and death during the Civil Rights Movement. The NSU Players presentation of American Menu is under the direction of [...]

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Babbette Smith South Hall looks to three-peat

  By Antonio Garland Steppers are preparing for the annual residence hall step show for each participating residential hall. New members have signed up and are working on new routines for the competition that will take place on April 18. For the past few years, each show has been a different theme in which the [...]

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