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American actress and singer Carol Channing starred in the musical "Hello Dolly!" in New York City in 1964. She died at 97. Archive Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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Bidding Farewell To 'Hello, Dolly!': Actress Carol Channing Dies At 97

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A sign posted outside the National Zoo earlier this month declares its closure, along with the closure of all Smithsonian museums. They were all on the wish list for Jill Rorem, whose family plans were undone by the shutdown. But she's not alone: The shutdown's ramifications on the arts have been felt far beyond the Beltway. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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As Shutdown Crawls On, Artists And Nonprofits Fear For Their 'Fragile Industry'

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The new Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird features Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch and Gbenga Akinnagbe as Tom Robinson. Julieta Cervantes hide caption

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Aaron Sorkin Brings 'To Kill A Mockingbird' To The Broadway Stage

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Jackie Hoffman (right) plays Yente the matchmaker in the Yiddish adaptation of Fiddler. Hoffman grew up hearing her mother and grandmother speak Yiddish and for years has been teaching little phrases to fellow cast members. "I've got gentiles speaking Yiddish all over this town now," she says. Victor Nechay/ProperPix hide caption

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This Yente Found The Perfect Match, Performing 'Fiddler' In Yiddish

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In The Jungle, St. Ann's Warehouse is transformed into an Afghan cafe, serving as the production's backdrop. Teddy Wolf hide caption

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'The Jungle' Tells The Stories Inside A Real Refugee Camp In Northern France

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The Ferryman follows the large family of a man who was "disappeared" in the Northern Ireland conflicts of the late 20th century. Paddy Considine (standing) plays Quinn, the head of the family and the brother of the dead man. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of The Ferryman hide caption

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Northern Ireland's Troubled Past Surfaces In Family Drama 'The Ferryman'

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Lara (Victor Polster) is impatient to become the girl she knows herself to be, in Lukas Dhont's Girl. Netflix hide caption

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'Girl': Belgian Drama About A Young Trans Ballet Student Is On Point

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The new Broadway adaptation of King Kong features a giant puppet which requires 15 people to operate. Joan Marcus hide caption

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'King Kong' On Broadway Is The 2,400-Pound Gorilla In The Room

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Glenn Close plays Isabelle (right), the mother of Joan of Arc (left, played by Grace van Patten), in the play Mother of the Maid. Joan Marcus/Public Theater hide caption

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She's Mom To A Headstrong Teen — Who Happens To Be Joan Of Arc

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The site-specific art installation called "WDCH Dreams" by media artist Refik Anadol is projected onto the undulating stainless steel facade of the iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall in Sept. 2018 in Los Angeles. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Rise Of The LA Philharmonic To 'America's Most Important Orchestra'

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In Curve of Departure, Mike Nussbaum portrays a grandfather who is confronting loss and decline. Michael Brosilow hide caption

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At 94, Mike Nussbaum Is The Oldest Working Stage Actor In Show Biz

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Melissa Villaseñor's talent for impersonation has helped to earn her appearances on Saturday Night Live, like this sketch from April 2018. She joins the show as a full cast member this fall. Alison Hale/NBC hide caption

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A Top Impressionist, Melissa Villaseñor Is Finding Her Own Voice On 'SNL'

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