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Review: Broadway’s ‘Disgraced’ is raw, blistering

In this image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Gretchen Mol, from left, Karen Pittman, Hari Dhillon and Josh Radnor appear in a scene from "Disgraced." (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — What does Miss Manners say about how to ensure dinner conversations remain polite? Never bring up politics or religion. Thankfully, playwright Ayad Akhtar minds her no heed.

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Keira Knightley to make her Broadway debut in ’15

In this Oct. 8, 2014 file photo, British actress Keira Knightley poses during the photo call of the film "The Imitation Game", at the Corinthia Hotel in central London. Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine. The Roundabout Theatre Company said Thursday, Oct. 23, that Knightley  will star in “Therese Raquin,” a stage adaptation of the Emile Zola novel. It will be directed by Evan Cabnet and begin previews on Oct 1. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine.

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Sting and his ‘The Last Ship’ star go home

In this Oct. 21, 2014 photo, Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Sting poses for a portrait with Rachel Tucker, who makes her Broadway debut in Sting's  musical "The Last Ship" at Neil Simon Theatre in New York. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — The actors in Sting’s musical “The Last Ship” have plenty of pressure these days. The show is making its Broadway debut. There are last-minute changes. And Sting is pacing in the darkness.

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Rockettes to try again to dance this spring

In this April 29, 2014 file photo, Diane Paulus arrives at the 2014 TIME 100 Gala in New York. The Rockettes are taking a second stab at opening a spring show and they’re leaning on some Broadway stars to do it. MSG Entertainment said Warren Carlyle, Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner have signed up to put together “New York Spring Spectacular” for Radio City Music Hall this March. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockettes are taking a second stab at opening a spring show, and they’re leaning on some Broadway creative stars to do it.

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‘Orphan Black’ star Tatiana Maslany eyes stage

In this June 19, 2014 file photo, actress Tatiana Maslany arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Second Stage Theatre said Tuesday, Oct. 21,  that Maslany will appear beside Tony Award nominee and “The Newsroom” actor Thomas Sadoski in Neil LaBute’s world premiere “The Way We Get By.”  he play will be directed by Leigh Silverman, who was nominated for a Tony Award last season for her direction of “Violet.” Previews begin May 12. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tatiana Maslany, the star of “Orphan Black,” will be finding a temporary home on an off-Broadway stage.

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