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‘Cabaret’ tour to start in Rhode Island early in 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Willkommen to the road.

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Comic Marty Allen marks 93rd birthday with laughs, songs

In this Dec. 10, 1965 file photo, the comedy team of Marty Allen, left, and Steve Rossi, now making their first film on the Paramount lot in Los Angeles. Allen celebrates his 93rd birthday on Monday, March 23, 2015. (AP Photo/David F. Smith, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On his 93rd birthday, comedian Marty Allen could easily rest on his laughs.

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How 3 Broadway novices wrote ‘Something Rotten!’

In this Tuesday, March 3, 2015, photo, Karey Kirkpatrick, center, is flanked by his brother, Wayne Kirkpatrick, left, and John O'Farrell outside the St. James Theatre in New York. The three men have written the music and story for the new Broadway musical "Something Rotten!" a comedy set in Shakespeare’s England. (AP Photo/Mark Kennedy)

NEW YORK (AP) — It began with an intriguing premise for a musical: What would it have been like to be a fledgling playwright making a living at the same time as William Shakespeare?

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Comic Marty Allen marks 93rd birthday with laughs, songs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On his 93rd birthday, comedian Marty Allen could easily rest on his laughs.

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Keeping classical cool: Oldest US arts group turns 200

Exhibition designer Linda Ziemba, left, and acoustical consultant Matthew Azevedo confer as they help set up the Handel & Haydn Society bicentennial exhibit at the Boston Public Library in Boston, Friday, March 20, 2015. America's oldest continuously operating arts organization turns 200 on Tuesday. But its bicentennial isn't just about looking back _ it's about figuring out how to make classical and Baroque music cool for the iTunes generation and beyond. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Before Beyonce, there were the Beatles. Before the Beatles, there was Brahms. And before Brahms was even born, there was the Handel & Haydn Society.

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