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The Broadway premiere of 'Fool for Love'

Fool for Love is a play written by American playwright and actor Sam Shepard. The play focuses on May and Eddie, former lovers who have met again in a motel in the desert. In 2015, Arianda and Rockwell reprised their roles in the play's Broadway debut at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in a Manhattan Theatre Club production directed by Aukin.

A revival of 'Man and Boy' opens on Broadway

Man and Boy is a play by Terence Rattigan. It was poorly received, with a limited London run and only 54 performances on Broadway; but was revived by Maria Aitken to great acclaim. Maria Aitken again directed the play for Roundabout Theatre Company on Broadway in the fall of 2011, starring Tony Award winner Frank Langella as Antonescu.

All-male interpretation of the ballet Swan Lake is introduced

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake was first staged at Sadler's Wells theatre in London in 1995. It is the longest running ballet in London's West End and on Broadway. Much has been made of Bourne's decision to cast men as the swans. The original ballet is a standard in the European tradition of romanticized female–male love.

'Sugar Babies' opens on Broadway

Sugar Babies is a musical revue conceived by Ralph G. Allen and Harry Rigby, with music by Jimmy McHugh, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and Al Dubin. The show is a tribute to the old burlesque era. First produced in 1979 on Broadway and running nearly three years, the revue attracted warm notices and was given subsequent touring productions.

Nobel Prize for Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Solzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. He could not receive the prize personally in Stockholm at that time, since he was afraid he would not be let back into the Soviet Union. Instead, Solzhenitsyn received his prize at the 1974 ceremony after he had been expelled from the Soviet Union.

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