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Broadway version of ‘The Audience’ imports actors

This undated file image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in a promotional photo for Peter Morgan’s play "The Audience." Mirren will  star in  “The Audience” on Broadway. Previews in New York start Feb. 17 and it will run through June at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Daldry. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Johan Persson, file)

NEW YORK (AP) — Helen Mirren will be seeing some familiar faces when she brings “The Audience” to Broadway.

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Andrea Martin on battling bulimia, flying trapeze

In this Sept. 22, 2014 file photo, comedian and actress Andrea Martin poses in Toronto as she promotes her new book "Lady Parts." In her book, Martin, 67, talks about being on "SCTV" alongside the likes of Eugene Levy, John Candy and Catherine O'Hara, and what it was like to be in "Pippin" on Broadway. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Here’s a tip for the next time you bump into Andrea Martin: Don’t forget to spit out your gum.

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Billy Hayes of ‘Midnight Express’ turns to stage

In this undated image released by JT PR, Billy Hayes, who spent five, brutal years behind bars after trying to smuggle hashish onto a plane in Istanbul, rehearses for his one-man show ,"Rising the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes." Hayes, now 67, has turned his ordeal, which was the basis of the 1978 film "Midnight Express," into a 70-minute stage show which comes to the Barrow Street Theatre in New York following a run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (AP Photo/JT PR, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — The other day, Billy Hayes was rehearsing a scene from his one-man show when he was interrupted by the director.

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Review: ‘You Can’t Take It With You’ crazy, uneven

In this image released by Jeffrey Richards Associates, James Earl Jones, from left, Kristine Nielsen, Fran Kranz, Reg Rogers, Annaleigh Ashford, Patrick Kerr and Mark Linn-Baker appear in a scene from "You Can’t Take It With You," performing at the Longacre Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Richards Associates, Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — You know the play you’re watching might be a little long in the tooth when there are jokes about Eleanor Roosevelt, the Works Project Administration and Calvin Coolidge, and it makes reference to the nation’s 48 states. As in not 50 yet.

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Ballet dancer switches genres for Broadway debut

In this Sept. 18, 2014 photo, New York City Ballet principal dancer Megan Fairchild poses inside the Lyric Theatre in New York. Fairchild is making her Broadway debut on a revival of  "On the Town." (AP Photo/Mark Kennedy)

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most exciting people making her Broadway debut this season is a powerful and skilled dancer, but not used to doing it in heels.

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