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Record-breaking play ‘The Fantasticks’ to close in May

This file image released by DDPR Public Relations shows Dan Sharkey as Hucklebee, left, and Kevin R. Free as Bellomy in "The Fantasticks." The off-Broadway phenomenon “The Fantasticks” will end its fantastic run this summer. Producers of the stalwart, low-tech show said Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the musical will close May 3, the 55th anniversary of the show’s opening in 1960. It will have run 20,672 performances in two city venues. (AP Photo/DDPR Public Relations, Graham Dougherty, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The off-Broadway phenomenon “The Fantasticks” will pack away its confetti and cardboard moon this summer, ending a record-breaking, fantastic run that started when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president.

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Cover design unveiled for new Harper Lee novel

This book cover released by Harper shows "Go Set A Watchman," a follow-up to Harper Lee's "To Kill A Mockingbird." The book will be released on July 14. (AP Photo/Harper)

NEW YORK (AP) — The cover for Harper Lee’s new novel will surely remind you of the cover for her old one.

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Review: ‘Get Hard’ plays with stereotypes with mixed success

In this image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Kevin Hart, right, and Will Ferrell appear in a scene from "Get Hard." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Patti Perret)

While the stereotypes in “Get Hard” may be gross exaggerations, its characters live in the real world: A place where the chasm between rich and poor is vast and growing; where black men are disproportionately jailed and white-collar criminals often evade punishment.

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Felicity Jones says ‘Stars Wars’ role is ‘really exciting’

In this image released by Starpix, Felicity Jones attends a press event for her film, "True Story, " at the Crosby St Hotel in New York. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca)

NEW YORK (AP) — Felicity Jones laughs and says “absolutely” when asked if she’s coming up with various ways to say she can’t talk about her starring role in the “Star Wars” spin-off “Rogue One.”

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New direction: 1D says Zayn Malik has left the group

FILE-  Zayn Malik flies home from One Direction tour with stress. In this  Nov. 23, 2014 file photo Liam Payne, from left, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Harry Styles of the musical group One Direction arrive at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, file)

LONDON (AP) — And then there were four: Zayn Malik said Wednesday he is leaving chart-topping boy band One Direction “to be a normal 22-year-old.”

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