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Joe Mantello to Direct Lisa D'Amour's New Play 'Airline Highway' on Broadway >>

D'Amour's last play, 'Detroit,' was an Obie Award winner and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Trombone Shorty Aids New Orleans Teen in Trombone Robbery with New Instrument

Trombone Shorty Foundation Gives Mugged New Orleans Teen a New Instrument >>

Trombone Shorty is not just the stage name of one of New Orleans' most famous t-bone players; it's since become a sort of shorthand for a new kind of superhero down in the Crescent City. When news hit of a robbery that plagued an aspiring 14-year-old's music career, T. Short took to his fan base to help the youth recover.

EXCLUSIVE: Classicalite Q&A with Burgeoning Jazz Phenom Carsie Blanton

EXCLUSIVE: Classicalite Q&A with New Orleans Young Lioness Carsie Blanton >>

"They say that it takes 10 years to get your New Orleans passport," laughs jazz singer and guitarist Carsie Blanton. "Until then, you're just a visitor."

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