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theater reporter for the New York Times

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“Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and “Wicked” announced today they will open on September 14. More will follow.

Broadway is back at full capacity this September. How will cast, crew, and audiences stay safe?

“Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and “Wicked” announced today they will open on September 14. More will follow.

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Pope Benedict  addressed the UN General Assembly  today, emphasizing human rights, calling it "the most effective strategy for eliminating inequalities between countries and social…

Pope Benedict Addresses the UN, Meets with Abuse Victims

Pope Benedict addressed the UN General Assembly today, emphasizing human rights, calling it "the most effective strategy for eliminating inequalities between countries and social…

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