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Friday, May 22, 2009

On today’s show: The new production of "Mary Stuart" is the first Broadway revival of the show in 40 years and we’ll be joined by two of its stars: Janet McTeer and Harriet Walter. Then, we’ll get an update on the 30-year-old, still-unsolved disappearance of six-year-old Etan Patz. And, Elizabeth Strout talks about the 13 stories that make up her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Plus, Please Explain is all about "girls."

"Mary Stuart"

The first Broadway revival of "Mary Stuart" in 40 years stars Janet McTeer and Harriet Walter as Mary, Queen of Scotts and Queen Elizabeth. "Mary Stuart" runs at the Broadhurst Theater (235 West 44th Street) through August 16th. Ticket info here.

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After Etan

Thirty years ago, six-year-old Etan Patz left his apartment to go to his school bus stop a few blocks away. He was never seen again and the disappearance is still unsolved. Lisa Cohen investigates the case and the people whose lives were touched by Etan’s disappearance in the book

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Olive Kitteridge

Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Olive Kitteridge links 13 stories about the life of a seventh-grade math teacher and wife of a pharmacist living in Maine.

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Please Explain: Girls

Today's Please Explain is about the nature of girls--their minds, bodies, brains, emotional lives, and behaviors. We’ll be joined by psychotherapist Lisa Machoian and Margaret M. McCarthy, professor of physiology at the University of Maryland.

Listen to last week’s Please Explain: Boys.

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