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Drought and Corruption in the American Southwest

Friday, May 29, 2015

In Paolo Bacigalupi's novel The Water Knife, the American Southwest has been decimated by drought, and Angel Velasquez “cuts” water for the Southern Nevada Water Authority.
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"Fun Home" Brings Alison Bechdel's Graphic Novel Onstage

Thursday, May 28, 2015

'Fun Home' was nominated for 12 Tonys. Listen to Leonard's conversation with Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, and Beth Malone.
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"The Elephant Man" Returns to Broadway

Thursday, May 28, 2015

'The Elephant Man' is nominated for 4 Tonys, including Best Play Revival. 
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Scheming and Suspense "On the Twentieth Century"

Thursday, May 28, 2015

'On The Twentieth Century' has been nominated for 5 Tonys, including Best Musical Revival!
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Good Puppets Go Bad in "Hand to God"

Thursday, May 28, 2015

'Hand to God' was nominated for 5 Tonys, including Best Play
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"Wolf Hall" Adapted for the Stage

Thursday, May 28, 2015

"Wolf Hall parts 1 & 2" were nominated for 8 Tonys. Listen to Leonard's conversation with 3 of its stars! 
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A Taste for Revenge in "The Visit," Starring Chita Rivera

Thursday, May 28, 2015

"The Visit" was nominated for 5 Tonys, including Best Musical! Listen to Leonard's conversation with Chita Rivera, playwright Terrence McNally, and songwriter John Kander
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A Broadway Debut for Sting in "The Last Ship"

Thursday, May 28, 2015

'The Last Ship' was nominated for 2 Tonys, including Best Original Score. Listen to Leonard's conversation with Sting! 
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"This Is Our Youth" Is Younger Than Ever

Thursday, May 28, 2015

'This is Our Youth' is nominated for a Tony for Best Play Revival 
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An Unexpected Visit Leads to Conflict, and Desire in "Skylight"

Thursday, May 28, 2015

'Skylight' has been nominated for 7 Tonys, including Best Play Revival. 
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Matthew Broderick and Micah Stock in "It's Only a Play"

Thursday, May 28, 2015

'It's Only a Play' is nominated for 1 Tony for Micah Stock's performance as a Leading Actor in a Play
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A Journalist Goes Undercover with ISIS

Thursday, May 28, 2015

In order to investigate ISIS, a French journalist disguised her identity, met an ISIS official, and flew to the Middle East after he proposed to her. But things quickly got out of hand.
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A Mother and Father Face Their Foster Child's Tragic Past

Thursday, May 28, 2015

In Christie Watson's novel, Where Women Are Kings, Elijah is taken away from his birth mother, a Nigerian immigrant in England, and moved from one foster parent to the next.
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Grappling With the Growing Crisis in Ukraine

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Moscow-based New York Times correspondent Andrew Kramer and Ukraine-based Al Jazeera journalist Sabra Ayres give us an on-the-ground look at the political developments in Ukraine.
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Jake Gyllenhaal, Ruth Wilson, and Infinite Possibilities in "Constellations"

Thursday, May 28, 2015

"Constellations" was nominated for 1 Tony for Ruth Wilson's performance as Leading Acress in a Play. 
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Bringing "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" to Broadway

Thursday, May 28, 2015

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" was nominated for 6 Tonys, including best play! Listen to Leonard's conversation with the author and one of the stars!
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Understanding Conflict, and Bridging the Divide

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Understanding the crisis in Ukraine. Bringing young Arab and Jewish musicians together. Christie Watson's latest novel. A French journalist goes undercover with ISIS.
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Fostering Peace One Concerto at a Time

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Polyphony Foundation brings together Arab and Jewish communities in Israel by creating a common ground where young people can come together to study classical music.
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A Century of Relativity

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Alan Alda and Brian Greene discuss the centenary of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, and other highlights of this year's World Science Festival. 
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Can Cosmetics Pose a Health Hazard?

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Monona Rossol, industrial hygienist and president of Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc., discusses the potential dangers of beauty products.
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