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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Remember the 1986 film 'The Fly,' by David Cronenberg? Or the 1958 original, with Vincent Price? Well, now "The Fly" has landed on stage in Paris . . . as an opera. The World's Gerry Hadden caught a performance.

Arts, Culture & Media

Superman Sings!

Superman has existed in every form of media, from radio to TV to movies to a Broadway musical. Jocelyn Gonzales explains how the Man of Steel changed with each leap into a new medium.

Arts, Culture & Media

Sunday in the Park

The Tony-nominated revival of Steven Sondheim's musical "Sunday in the Park with George" is shaking up the theatre world with how it uses video projections and other high-tech effects to tell the story. Produced by Jocelyn Gonzales.

Conflict & Justice

Passing Strange

This ground-breaking rock musical is about a black teen who leaves Los Angeles to find himself in Berlin. Its creator Mark Stewart, known as Stew, talks with Kurt about the autobiographical show and race in America today.

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Svetlana Explains it All

Playwright and performer Iris Bahr is a shape-shifter. Her recent one-woman show "Dai (Enough)" cast her as everyone from a Palestinian mother to a retired Israeli soldier, all sitting in a Tel Aviv cafe where tragedy is about to strike.

Arts, Culture & Media

Mark McGowan

Faith talks to British performance artist Mark McGowan about his recent attempt to bury himself in sand for 48 hours.