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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Stuart J. Thompson, Award-Winning Broadway Producer, Dies at 62 by Christopher Mele

Mr. Thompson, whose productions were nominated for 20 Tony Awards and won six, helped mount hits like “The Book of Mormon.” “He elevated me,” said Patti LuPone.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Playtime During the Previews? Playgrounds Are the Latest Movie Theater Accessories by Christopher Mele

Two California theaters have play areas in their auditoriums for 3- to 12-year-olds. But don’t worry, they’re not open while the show plays.

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Mike Pence Saw ‘Hamilton.’ The Cast Had Something to Say. by Christopher Mele and Patrick Healy

With the vice president-elect attending the show, the cast used the opportunity to make a statement emphasizing the need for the new presidential administration to work on behalf of all Amer…

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Sunday, April 3, 2016

Suspicious Truck Prompts Evacuation in Times Square - The New York Times by Christopher Mele

An unattended rental truck with wires protruding from its dashboard and gas canisters behind its seats touched off a brief evacuation in a part of Times Square on Saturday night, the police …

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