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Children’s’ music star Laurie Berkner new plan

In this April 22, 2013 file photo, performer Laurie Berkner of Sprout's "Sing it, Laurie!" arrives at the 2013 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day in Pasadena, Calif. The singer-songwriter, who Time magazine dubbed as "the queen of children's music," has been training teachers to use her songs in a new music program for kids up to 4. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — This fall, Laurie Berkner has been on a mission that likely will make children and parents happy: making more Laurie Berkners.

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Broadway’s ‘On the Town’ gearing up for parade

In this undated file image released by Matt Ross Public Relations, Clyde Alves, front row from left,  Tony Yazbeck and Jay Armstrong Johnson appear during a performance of "On the Town," in New York. More than two dozen cast members from the Broadway revival of "On the Town" will be appearing on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route, adding a little razzle-dazzle amid the Snoopy and Buzz Lightyear balloons. In addition to "On the Town," shows to be spotlighted Thursday include "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," Sting's "The Last Ship," "Side Show" and "Finding Neverland." (AP Photo/Matt Ross Public Relations, Joan Marcus, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Fairchild is usually chopping, stirring and basting during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year she’ll be twirling, leaping and swaying.

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Sting tries to help his ailing Broadway musical

In a Nov. 17, 2014 file photo, Sting performs at the 2014 ASCAP Centennial Awards, at the Waldorf-Astoria, in New York. It was announced Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, that the singer-songwriter will play the role of a foreman onstage in "The Last Ship" starting Dec. 9 at the Neil Simon Theatre. The musical, for which Sting supplied songs and lyrics, has been struggling at the box office. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sting is hoping his star power can plug up a leaky ship.

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Judith Ivey to play Thatcher in ‘The Audience’

In this Sept. 13, 2012 file photo, actress Judith Ivey poses for a portrait at the Empire Hotel in New York. Producers of “The Audience” said Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 that Ivey, the two-time Tony Award winner and one-time cast member of "Designing Women," will play former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Audience," opening in New York on Feb. 17. (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Judith Ivey will need to get in touch with her fearsome side. She’s going to be the “Iron Lady” on Broadway.

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Review: ‘A Delicate Balance’ still a bracing brew

This image released by Lincoln Center Theater shows Glenn Close, right, and John Lithgow during a performance of "A Delicate Balance," in New York. (AP Photo/Lincoln Center Theater, Brigitte Lacombe)

NEW YORK (AP) — Whoever has to restock and refill the onstage bar at the new Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s “A Delicate Balance” has their work cut out for them.

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