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Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Fat Ham' takes 'Hamlet' in unexpected directions

James Ijames' adaptation of Shakespeare's play is less a tragedy than a triumphant comedy.

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Monthly car payments have crossed a record $700. What that means

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Chris Herbie Holland (L.) as Tio and Marcel Spears as Juicy in Fat Ham at New York's Public Theater. Joan Marcus/Public Theater hide caption

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Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Fat Ham' takes 'Hamlet' in unexpected directions

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