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Monday, August 28, 2017

To Play Transgender, Sandra Caldwell Had to Open Up About Who She Is by Sophie Haigney

For the first time in her career, Ms. Caldwell will perform as an openly transgender woman, in a part that tracks closely with her own life.

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Denzel Washington to Star in ‘Iceman Cometh’ on Broadway by Sophie Haigney

The Oscar- and Tony-winning actor will play the lead role in a production of the Eugene O’Neill drama, directed by George C. Wolfe.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

$78,000 of Debt for a Harvard Theater Degree by Sophie Haigney

Students and alumni are frustrated by the turmoil in Harvard’s graduate theater program and have trained their ire on its leader, the director Diane Paulus.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Harvard’s Graduate Theater Program Halts Admissions for 3 Years by Sophie Haigney

A new setback for a school that has ties to the acclaimed American Repertory Theater, but from which students leave with enormous debt.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

James Franco’s Lawyers Shut Down Play That Uses His Name by Sophie Haigney

A cease-and-desist letter came as a surprise to Kevin Broccoli, who had planned to bring his play “James Franco and Me” to New York in August.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Summer Is the Time for Stretching by Dave Itzkoff, Erik Piepenburg, Laura Collins-Hughes and Sophie Haigney

These writers and performers are using the warmer months to take some risks, test themselves and expand their talents onstage.

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Schimmel Center to Host a Two-Day Toast to the Bottom Line by Sophie Haigney

The bandleader Paul Shaffer will host the festival, which is to include performances from many of the musicians whose careers were shaped there.

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