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Updating 'Pia de' Tolomei': Donizetti opera gets a 20th-century interpretation by Jerald Pierce

Andrea Cigni’s production of “Pia de’ Tolomei,” a 19th-century opera by Gaetano Donizetti that has its origins in Dante's "Purgatory," comes to the United States after playing limited engagements at three theaters in Italy in late 2017 and early 2018.

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In 'Borders,' playwright Henry Naylor gives voice to Syrian refugee crisis by Jerald Pierce

For “Borders” playwright Henry Naylor, whose background includes 20 years of stand-up comedy, finding the humor in difficult topics like the Syrian refugee crisis is crucial to telling a good story.

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