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Puppetmaker and actor Aaron Cromie, who is directing a puppet version of The Fantasticks at Mum Puppettheatre in Center City through May 6.
Jeanine Tesori, composer of the musical Caroline, or Change, Tony Kushner's story of an African American maid and the Jewish family she works for in Louisiana in 1963. Tesori scored Thoroughly Modern Millie, which won the Tony for best musical in 2003. Caroline, or Change plays at the Arden Theatre through next Sunday.