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Meryl Streep in “Into the Woods” as the Witch. (Disney)

Streep finds her voice with Sondheim

The acclaimed thespian turns in a credible — and moving — musical performance in “Into the Woods.”

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    The holidays according to Martha Stewart

    The lifestyle guru answers questions about entertaining during holidays and other topics.

    Why is it so hard for popular singers to produce a new Christmas classic?

    Why is it so hard for popular singers to produce a new Christmas classic?

    No superstar has managed to turn a seasonal hit into an evergreen classic since Mariah Carey in 1994.

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    The best comedy books of 2014

    The best comedy books of 2014

    Some highlights from a year of books by funny people, including Poehler, Amram and Mandvi.

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    Putting the tech in ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’

    Putting the tech in ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’

    Former “American Idol” contestants Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo nearly warm a mechanical “Joseph.”

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    A tuneful ‘Little Prince’ aims to please kids at the opera

    A tuneful ‘Little Prince’ aims to please kids at the opera

    WNO presents Rachel Portman’s 2003 opus as its third annual holiday opera.

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    Chase Rice brings bro-country to the Fillmore Silver Spring

    Chase Rice brings bro-country to the Fillmore Silver Spring

    His genre seems to be rife with guys who can mumble-rap these lyrics. He’s not the least bit concerned.

    Watch: George Clooney makes an appearance on ‘Downton Abbey’

    In a sketch for charity, George Clooney takes over as head of Downton. Debauchery ensues.

    ‘Rocket Man’ is a married man: Elton John weds longtime partner David Furnish

    It was a low-key wedding on the ninth anniversary of their civil union.

    We’ve been waiting for SNL to spoof ‘Serial,’ and now it’s here. And it involves Santa.

    The “This American Life” spin-off got the SNL treatment this weekend.

    Craig Ferguson’s final show: Epic celebrity sing-a-long and Bob Newhart-themed ending

    Craig Ferguson’s final show: Epic celebrity sing-a-long and Bob Newhart-themed ending

    It wouldn’t be “The Late Late Show” if it wasn’t completely crazy.

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    Last ‘Late Late Show’ from fearlessly funny Craig Ferguson

    Last ‘Late Late Show’ from fearlessly funny Craig Ferguson

    CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | So long to an exuberant talk show that put a premium on giddy, silly talk.

    How ‘The Interview’ might end up seeing the light of day

    How ‘The Interview’ might end up seeing the light of day

    From potential flop to potential cult-classic, how could the controversial film get released?

    Celebrating ‘geek pride’ on #WearStarWars2014 Day

    Celebrating ‘geek pride’ on #WearStarWars2014 Day

    May the force be with your fashion choices on this day, which started in 2010 after a young girl was bullied for her love of the “Star Wars” series.

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    One Foot in Tehran, the other on 5th Street NW

    Street Smart: When Reza Akhavan opened Silo, it completed a journey he’d been making for a long time

    Artistic director’s Theater J ouster followed pressure over programming

    Artistic director’s Theater J ouster followed pressure over programming

    Ari Roth’s choice of controversial productions for the Jewish theater infuriated some activists.

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