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Review: ‘The Real Thing’ is thoroughly excellent

This 2014 photo provided by Roundabout Theatre Company shows, from left, Ewan McGregor, Cynthia Nixon, Josh Hamilton and Maggie Gyllenhaal, in a scene from Tom Stoppard's play, "The Real Thing," in New York. McGregor and Gyllenhaal are making their Broadway debut as lovers in the play which opens Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at the American Airlines Theater in New York.  (AP Photo/Roundabout Theatre Company, Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — The first time “The Real Thing” came to Broadway, it won the Tony Award for best play. The next time it arrived, it won for best play revival. This time it just may sneak away with the trophy for best musical revival.

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Tom Dugan: The man behind the man who hunted Nazis

This image released by Keith Sherman and Associates shows Tom Dugan as Simon Wiesenthal during a performance of his one-man play “Wiesenthal.” (AP Photo/Keith Sherman and Associates, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Dugan’s favorite review of his work wasn’t in a newspaper or on TV. It was uttered by a teen after a performance of his one-man play “Wiesenthal.”

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Sarah Ruhl on her new play and book of essays

This image released by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation shows Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl. Ruhl's latest play, "The Oldest Boy," opens next month at Lincoln Center and marks the first time she's used puppets in her work. (AP Photo/John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

NEW YORK (AP) — Inspiration for a play can come from anywhere. For Sarah Ruhl’s latest, it came from somewhere close. So close it was in her house all along: It was the baby sitter.

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Ewan McGregor, Maggie Gyllenhaal reunite for B’way

This photo provided by Roundabout Theatre Company shows Ewan McGregor, left, and Maggie Gyllenhaal, who star in Tom Stoppard's play, "The Real Thing," at American Airlines Theatre opening Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. The actors are making their Broadway debut playing lovers.  (AP Photo/Roundabout Theatre Company, Richard Phibbs)

NEW YORK (AP) — She absolutely adores Tom Stoppard. He has never been much of a fan. She fell in love with the playwright’s words at 17. He once had a terrible audition for a Stoppard play and never went back for more.

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Review: Sting’s ‘The Last Ship’ is thrilling stuff

This photo provided by Sam Rudy Media Relations shows, Jimmy Nail, standing center, and cast in a scene from the play, "The Last Ship." The show is Sting's semi-autobiographical story about a prodigal son who returns to his northern England shipbuilding town to reclaim the girl he abandoned when he fled 15 years before. (AP Photo/Sam Rudy Media Relations, Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — You may be tempted upon leaving Sting’s Broadway musical “The Last Ship” to head straight to a pub to drain a pint and sing some sea shanties. Or maybe go weld something. Or do both.

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