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NEW YORK (AP) — A new musical featuring the songs of Bob Marley, the world premiere of William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" by the innovative Fiasco Theater company and an Australian take on "Peter Pan" are among next season's offerings at The New Victory Theater.
NEW YORK (AP) — The world premiere of Ethan Coen's first full-length stage play, a revival of "The Threepenny Opera" and a new play by Stephen Adly Guirgis will highlight the Atlantic Theater Company's upcoming season.
CANNES, France (AP) — Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, whose movies are banned in his country and who has been sentenced to jail by the Islamic regime, is coming to Cannes for a screening of his latest film.
CANNES, France (AP) — Ladies? Don't make him laugh.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Over the years, curators at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum have occasionally had trouble coaxing reluctant stars to help put together major exhibitions. Not so with members of The Rolling Stones, who made time in their packed anniversary schedule to help.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A newly discovered novel by the late Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck is to be released this fall.
OGIDI, Nigeria (AP) — Writer Chinua Achebe is being remembered in Nigeria as a fearless writer who bowed to no political pressure.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lea Michele has stories to share about the many auditions she has passed.
MILAN (AP) — La Scala's manager says the 2013-14 season will have three fewer operas than usual due to the economic crisis.
PARIS (AP) — Police say an expensive necklace was stolen overnight in the luxurious resort town of Cap d'Antibes, the second jewelry theft on the French Riviera during the Cannes Film Festival.