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AMERICAN IDOL Recap: Another Week, Another Wrong Contestant Sent HomeAMERICAN IDOL Recap: Another Week, Another Wrong Contestant Sent Home
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


It's Here! Watch the First Full Trailer for the JERSEY BOYS Film!It's Here! Watch the First Full Trailer for the JERSEY BOYS Film!
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


VIDEO: Cast of ALADDIN Perform 'Arabian Nights' on GMA!VIDEO: Cast of ALADDIN Perform 'Arabian Nights' on GMA!
Posted: Apr. 15, 2014


Review Roundup: LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 13, 2014


SOUND OFF: GLEE Gets TestedSOUND OFF: GLEE Gets Tested
Posted: Apr. 16, 2014


James Franco Calls Out Ben Brantley for New York Times Review of OF MICE AND MENJames Franco Calls Out Ben Brantley for New York Times Review of OF MICE AND MEN
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Cast of Broadway's ALADDIN Performs 'Prince Ali' on THE VIEWSTAGE TUBE: Cast of Broadway's ALADDIN Performs 'Prince Ali' on THE VIEW
Posted: Apr. 15, 2014


SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: Lea Michele Sings 'I'm The Greatest Star' From FUNNY GIRL On GLEE!SOUND OFF WORLD PREMIERE EXCLUSIVE: Lea Michele Sings 'I'm The Greatest Star' From FUNNY GIRL On GLEE!
Posted: Apr. 19, 2014


BWW Reviews:  Shapiro Gives OF MICE AND MEN a Classic TreatmentBWW Reviews: Shapiro Gives OF MICE AND MEN a Classic Treatment
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


STAGE TUBE: Must Watch! Idina Menzel & Anthony Rapp Lead IF/THEN Cast on RENT'S 'Seasons of Love!'STAGE TUBE: Must Watch! Idina Menzel & Anthony Rapp Lead IF/THEN Cast on RENT'S 'Seasons of Love!'
Posted: Apr. 13, 2014


BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY Season 3, Episode 4 - with Joanna Gleason, Malcolm Gets & More!BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY Season 3, Episode 4 - with Joanna Gleason, Malcolm Gets & More!
Posted: Apr. 14, 2014


FLASH FRIDAY: Hey, JC! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines OnFLASH FRIDAY: Hey, JC! JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Shines On
Posted: Apr. 18, 2014


BWW TV: Watch Audra McDonald Transform Into Billie Holiday in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL!BWW TV: Watch Audra McDonald Transform Into Billie Holiday in LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL!
Posted: Apr. 14, 2014


Photo Coverage: Audra McDonald and LADY DAY Company Celebrate Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Audra McDonald and LADY DAY Company Celebrate Opening Night!
Posted: Apr. 14, 2014


Ryan Murphy Reveals Final GLEE Scene Will Feature Lea Michele & Matthew MorrisonRyan Murphy Reveals Final GLEE Scene Will Feature Lea Michele & Matthew Morrison
Posted: Apr. 16, 2014


VIDEO: Watch Teaser for First Official JERSEY BOYS Film Trailer!VIDEO: Watch Teaser for First Official JERSEY BOYS Film Trailer!
Posted: Apr. 17, 2014


Review Roundup: OF MICE AND MEN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: OF MICE AND MEN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 16, 2014


Don't Cry For Her! Christina Aguilera To Sing EVITA In Upcoming BROADWAY 4D Movie?!Don't Cry For Her! Christina Aguilera To Sing EVITA In Upcoming BROADWAY 4D Movie?!
Posted: Apr. 18, 2014


VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Disney's ALADDINVIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Disney's ALADDIN
Posted: Apr. 15, 2014


VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Playing 'Peter Pan', 'Wicked' Film & 'Adele Dazeem' FlubVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Playing 'Peter Pan', 'Wicked' Film & 'Adele Dazeem' Flub
Posted: Apr. 15, 2014


LATEA Presents ENTRE QUIEN, CUAL Y SEA, 4/25-26LATEA Presents ENTRE QUIEN, CUAL Y SEA, 4/25-26
by BWW News Desk (Off-Off-Broadway)

(4/19/2014) - Entre Quien, Cual y Sea, a theater play examining the significance of self through three nameless characters. The play will be staged in Spanish with English supertitles. Directed by Gama Valle, the piece follows a tangle of identities, wittily bordering on the absurd.


Last Chance to See RE-FRAMING HISTORY at Galerie Lelong, Now Through 4/26Last Chance to See RE-FRAMING HISTORY at Galerie Lelong, Now Through 4/26
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(4/19/2014) - The context surrounding an image, or its isolation without context, addresses the question of how the framing and re-framing of images influences our understanding of what we see and more broadly, of history. This exhibition brings together Sarah Charlesworth, Juan Manuel Echavarria, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Alfredo Jaar, Emily Jacir, Susan Meiselas, and Krzysztof Wodiczko, who demonstrate exceptional moral and formal rigor in their analysis of contemporary reality.


Clayton Colvin and Tegene Kunbi Ending Soon at Margaret Thatcher Projects, Now Through 4/26Clayton Colvin and Tegene Kunbi Ending Soon at Margaret Thatcher Projects, Now Through 4/26
by BWW News Desk (New York City)

(4/19/2014) - Clayton Colvin and Tegene Kunbi are ending soon at Margaret Thatcher Projects. They will both close April 26.


Photo Flash: First Look at Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Ann Crumb, Now Through 5/18Photo Flash: First Look at Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Ann Crumb, Now Through 5/18
by BWW News Desk (Nashville)

(4/19/2014) - The Media Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's take on 'Sunset Boulevard', the classic 1950 film noir, is on now through May 18. Check below for photos!


Kellye Cash Stars in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at CC Playhouse, 5/2-7/11Kellye Cash Stars in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at CC Playhouse, 5/2-7/11
by BWW News Desk (Nashville)

(4/19/2014) - Cumberland County Playhouse starts May off with a bang as they present Irving Berlin's beloved musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Tennessee's Miss America Kellye Cash as sharpshooter Annie Oakley. Set to one of Berlin's most famous scores, the show contains such classics as "There's No Business Like Show Business", "Doin' What Comes Naturally", "You Can't Get a Man With a Gun", "They Say It's Wonderful", "My Defenses Are Down" and "Anything You Can Do".


New Version Of ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE Set To Premiere In JuneNew Version Of ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE Set To Premiere In June
by Pat Cerasaro

(4/19/2014) - A revised adaptation of Joe Orton's controversial and groundbreaking play ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE is set to premiere this June according to a new report.


Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Opening Tomorrow!Meet the Full Cast of Broadway's THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Opening Tomorrow!
by Meet the Cast

(4/19/2014) - The Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Grandage, began previews on Broadway on April 12 and will open tomorrow, April 20 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast and watch interviews with the company below!


Are You Following BWW Yet on Twitter & Facebook?Are You Following BWW Yet on Twitter & Facebook?
by BWW News Desk

(4/19/2014) - Are you one of the thousands already following BroadwayWorld.com, the biggest theatre site on the net on Twitter and Facebook?


BWW Reviews: CCT's THE WIZARD OF OZ Pays Homage to Iconic FilmBWW Reviews: CCT's THE WIZARD OF OZ Pays Homage to Iconic Film
by Charles Edward (Columbus)

(4/19/2014) - From the moment you hear the first iconic strains of Arlen and Harburg's OZ score, you know you're not in Kansas anymore. Under the musical direction of Jeff Hamm, the score of Columbus Children's Theatre's current production of THE WIZARD OF OZ rarely sounded so good. The orchestra is balanced and well-equipped to handle the nostalgic nuances necessary when an audience knows every note by heart. Fear not, they never miss a beat. Indeed, every moment of the show is meant to stir a nostalgic memory of the 1939 MGM film.


Portland Revels Seek Volunteers for Anniversary Jubilee, 5/10Portland Revels Seek Volunteers for Anniversary Jubilee, 5/10
by BWW News Desk (Portland)

(4/19/2014) - On Saturday, May 10th Portland Revels will be celebrating 20 years of Revels magic. We couldn't have done it with out the help of our many dedicated volunteers. From ushering to stuffing envelopes to schlepping set pieces, Revels volunteers have been graciously helping year after year.


Pioneer Theatre Company's 2014-2015 Season to Include New ProgramsPioneer Theatre Company's 2014-2015 Season to Include New Programs
by BWW News Desk (Salt Lake City)

(4/19/2014) - Pioneer Theatre Company announces its 2014-2015 season, including two musicals, a world premiere of a new play, a Utah premiere of a comedy, and the first offering of a brand-new musical concert event.


Halie Loren to Perform at Yoshi's, Featuring Mads Tolling, 5/4Halie Loren to Perform at Yoshi's, Featuring Mads Tolling, 5/4
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/19/2014) - Vocalist Halie Loren has a possesses a unique story as well, the artistic product of growing up in a remote Alaskan town called Sitka, and having better access as a child to a collection jazz records than she did pop music on the radio. Interestingly, Halie has also become a musical celebrity of sorts in Japan the past few years.


Fox Theatre Announces 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway SeriesFox Theatre Announces 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk (St. Louis)

(4/19/2014) - The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced its stellar 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series, featuring the smash hit KINKY BOOTS, winner of six 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Of the six season ticket package shows, four of them will make their Fox Theatre and St. Louis debuts. Fox Theatre audiences can look forward to the unforgettable songs and sensual dancing featured in DIRTY DANCING - The Classic Story On Stage; the American dream story behind the hits in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL; Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; the enchanting revival of Rogers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA; and the hilarious stage production of A CHRISTMAS STORY.


GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Yurel Echezarreta of ALADDINGYPSY OF THE MONTH: Yurel Echezarreta of ALADDIN
by Adrienne Onofri

(4/19/2014) - After playing a child, a Cagelle and a Shark, Yurel is now a denizen of Agrabah--and one of the 'hottest chorus boys' on Broadway.


Bootless Stageworks to Bring Hilarious Twist on Hitchcock to the Wilmington StageBootless Stageworks to Bring Hilarious Twist on Hitchcock to the Wilmington Stage
by BWW News Desk (Delaware)

(4/19/2014) - A full bagpipe band, two pilots, a waterfall, and the milkman. These are just a few of the more than 150 characters that will take the stage in Bootless Stageworks' upcoming production of The 39 Steps. But in the spirit of Alfred Hitchcock, who directed the classic that inspired the show, there's a twist. The production features a cast of only four actors.


BWW Reviews: TUTS Underground's MURDER BALLAD is Exhilarating and SensualBWW Reviews: TUTS Underground's MURDER BALLAD is Exhilarating and Sensual
by David Clarke (Houston)

(4/19/2014) - The World Premiere production of MURDER BALLAD at MTC's The Studio at Stage II took New York by storm in 2012. In 2013 it transferred to the Union Square Theatre and played 17 previews and 70 regular performances before closing on July 21. Now, TUTS Underground is producing the National Regional Premiere of the exhilarating, crowd-pleasing musical, and this sultry tale of love, passion, and murder is simply too good to miss.


The Robert Christen Award for Excellence in Technical Collaboration to be Presented to Malcolm EwenThe Robert Christen Award for Excellence in Technical Collaboration to be Presented to Malcolm Ewen
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)

(4/19/2014) - Design collaboration in theatre goes beyond Designers and Directors. Theatrical vision would not be realized without the essential work of Production Managers, Technical Directors, Costume Shop Managers, Master Electricians, Sound Supervisors, Properties Masters, Stage Managers ... the list goes on.


BWW Reviews: LUCIE ARNAZ Springs Into Love In Charming Cafe Carlyle Debut ShowBWW Reviews: LUCIE ARNAZ Springs Into Love In Charming Cafe Carlyle Debut Show
by Stephen Hanks (New York City)

(4/19/2014) - It took Lucie Arnaz her entire professional life to get booked for a solo nightclub/cabaret show at the Cafe Carlyle. It turned out to be worth the wait-for herself and her audiences-and her weeklong run at the stylish club (that began on April 13 and ends with shows tonight at 8:45 and 10:45) would no doubt have made her famous parents--Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz--beam with pride. Lucy might have erupted into a joyful crying jag, while Desi would have kvelled in his signature rapid-fired Spanish because when it comes to her performance on a cabaret stage, Lucie Arnaz doesn't 'got some 'splaining to do.'


Sounds Forced to Cancel Production of LES MISERABLESSounds Forced to Cancel Production of LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk (Boise)

(4/19/2014) - Sounds' mission is to create family friendly theatre. Origianlly, they were planning on producing a run of Les Miserables for their summer musical. They were working with the licensing agent to try and remove all offensive material in order to make it family friendly. However, according to Local News 8, the show has been canceled.


STAGE TUBE: A Look at KC Rep's A LITTLE MORE ALIVESTAGE TUBE: A Look at KC Rep's A LITTLE MORE ALIVE
by Stage Tube

(4/19/2014) - The world premiere of A Little More Alive began on April 11 and will run until May 11 at Kansas City Rep. A Little More Alive is directed by Tony Award-nominee Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall, Mothers and Sons) and features book, music and lyrics by Nick Blaemire (Glory Days). The show is being produced by Kansas City Rep through special arrangement with Hunter Arnold and TBD Theatricals. Check below to see clips from the show!


Award Winning Leslie Uggams to Star in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY, 7/10-20Award Winning Leslie Uggams to Star in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY, 7/10-20
by BWW News Desk

(4/19/2014) - According to The Courant, Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Lesli Uggams will be starring as Mama Rose in the Connecticut Repertory Theatre's upcoming production of Gypsy. The production will run from July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre.


HRWC Offers Garmin fenix 2 Availability ReportHRWC Offers Garmin fenix 2 Availability Report
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/19/2014) - Bozeman, MT


Sivananda Yoga Farm in California Presents Yoga Detoxification and Juice Fasting RetreatSivananda Yoga Farm in California Presents Yoga Detoxification and Juice Fasting Retreat
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/19/2014) - Sacramento, California


Join MARK FISHER FITNESS for SEX, HUGS, AND ROCK N ROLL Benefiting Broadway Bares, 4/26Join MARK FISHER FITNESS for SEX, HUGS, AND ROCK N ROLL Benefiting Broadway Bares, 4/26
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/19/2014) - Join MFF for SEX. HUGS. AND ROCK N ROLL! Saturday, April 26th at 11:00 PM @ New World Stages. A Snatched Wrap Party and Rock Celebration benefiting Broadway Bares 24: ROCK HARD! You'll see rockstar performances, get your own bad-ass photo shoot with Dirty Sugar Photography, and can enter a raffle to win a new iPad or Macbook Air. Let's party!


STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/19- THE PRODUCERSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/19- THE PRODUCERS
by Stage Tube

(4/19/2014) - Today in 2001, The Producers opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 2502 performances. The Producers is a musical adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks' 1968 film of the same name, with lyrics written by Brooks and music composed by Brooks and arranged by Glen Kelly and Doug Besterman. As in the film, the story concerns two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, it won a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards. It spawned a successful London production running for three years, national tours, many productions worldwide and a 2005 film version.


Kincardine Fitness Centre Fit Body Boot Camp Moves to New LocationKincardine Fitness Centre Fit Body Boot Camp Moves to New Location
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/19/2014) - Fit Body Boot Camp, a popular Kincardine fitness centre, announces its move from 601 Durham St. Kincardine, ON to 1796 Hwy 12 North, Unit 2, Kincardine, ON in an effort to provide a bigger space and more session times for its current members.


BWW Reviews: GRACE Shines at Circuit PlayhouseBWW Reviews: GRACE Shines at Circuit Playhouse
by Caroline Sposto (Memphis)

(4/19/2014) - Grace is making its shining regional debut at The Circuit Playhouse. This tragicomedy centers on a naive, evangelical couple, Sam (Joel Onken) and Sara (Morgan Howard) who move from Minnesota to Florida to pursue Steve's dream of opening a chain of gospel-themed motels.


BWW Interviews: Talking Up SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Arena Stage - Part 1BWW Interviews: Talking Up SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Arena Stage - Part 1
by Jeffrey Walker (Washington, DC)

(4/19/2014) - Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller comes to Arena Stage April 25 to June 8, 2014. Part 1 of our interview with director Randy Johnson and choreographer Parker Esse looks at the legacy of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller's collaboration and impact on the rock and roll era.


All-New Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration Hotel Celebrates Epcot's 2014 Sounds Like Summer Concert SeriesAll-New Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration Hotel Celebrates Epcot's 2014 Sounds Like Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk (Travel)

(4/19/2014) - Guests at the all-new Radisson Resort Orlando-Celebration, a Disney Good Neighbor Hotel, can enjoy a terrific music line up at Epcot's 2014 Sounds Like Summer concert series featuring tribute bands performing concerts at American Gardens Theatre in Epcot World Showcase.


BWW's On This Day - April 19, 2014BWW's On This Day - April 19, 2014
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(4/19/2014) - Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events!


Reggae Band Tribal Seeds Set for Hard Rock Live Las Vegas TonightReggae Band Tribal Seeds Set for Hard Rock Live Las Vegas Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Las Vegas)

(4/19/2014) - Award-winning reggae band, Tribal Seeds, come to Hard Rock Live Las Vegas with New Kingston and Inna Vision tonight, April 19th.


Lea Salonga Performs with Il Divo at the Fox Theatre TonightLea Salonga Performs with Il Divo at the Fox Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Detroit)

(4/19/2014) - Lea Salonga, the award winning singer and actress best known for her Tony Award winning role in Miss Saigon, will join Il Divo on their spring tour across the U.S. and Canada entitled IL DIVO - A MUSICAL AFFAIR: THE GREATEST SONGS OF BROADWAY LIVE. The Live Nation-promoted trek, which performs at the Fox Theatre tonight, April 19 at 8 p.m., supports the group's newest compilation of Broadway songs, A Musical Affair. Il Divo previewed this new show on Broadway with a successful limited engagement at the Marquis Theater in November.


Yoga Illumined Offers 2014 Teacher Training at Castle Hill TodayYoga Illumined Offers 2014 Teacher Training at Castle Hill Today
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)

(4/19/2014) - The highly regarded 200-Hour Yoga Illumined Teacher Training co-led by Sumukhi, Kristina Lanuza, and Zoe Mantarakis will begin today, April 19, 2014 at Castle Hill Yoga in Austin, Texas. Registration is open through Castle Hill, not only for those who wish to teach yoga, but for anyone who wants to live a healthier, happier, more balanced life through the physical and spiritual practices of yoga.


Broadway Legend Chita Rivera Plays Le Petit Theatre TonightBroadway Legend Chita Rivera Plays Le Petit Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New Orleans)

(4/19/2014) - Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre and Producer Mark Cortale are producing a night of 'Broadway @ Le Petit' starring legendary two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera in two shows tonight, April 19.


YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Runs Now thru 4/25 at Simi Valley Cultural Arts CenterYOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Runs Now thru 4/25 at Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center
by BWW News Desk (Thousand Oaks)

(4/19/2014) - The Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center's production of Mel Brooks' hilarious musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN will play April 19 - May 25 with performances on Friday and Today at 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. There is no show today, May 9th but a special performance has been added on Thursday, May 15th at 8 pm. Tickets for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN are $24 for Adults, $20 for Seniors & Students. Due to adult humor, this production is recommended for audiences 14 and above. To purchase tickets for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, call the box office at (805) 583-7900.


Daniel Beaty's THE TALLEST TREE IN THE FOREST Opens Tonight at the TaperDaniel Beaty's THE TALLEST TREE IN THE FOREST Opens Tonight at the Taper
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(4/19/2014) - Obie Award-winning writer and performer Daniel Beaty's 'The Tallest Tree in the Forest' opens at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum tonight, April 19, 2014, at 8 p.m. This play with music chronicles Paul Robeson's remarkable life as an artist and political activist in an unforgettable theatrical biography, which runs through May 25. (Previews began April 13.)


Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre's ALADDIN Begins TodayDowntown Cabaret Children's Theatre's ALADDIN Begins Today
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)

(4/19/2014) - Audiences are invited to take a ride on a magic carpet to a mystical land of genies, sorcerers, and musical comedy. This Cabaret original tells the classic story of Aladdin and the Genie of the lamp as they try to win the heart of the beautiful Princess Adrianna while hiding from the evil magician, Abanazer. Loaded with music, physical comedy, and fun characters, this production is sure to grant your Cabaret wishes.


Quentin Tarantino Hosts Staged Reading of THE HATEFUL EIGHT Today in LAQuentin Tarantino Hosts Staged Reading of THE HATEFUL EIGHT Today in LA
by Movies News Desk (Los Angeles)

(4/19/2014) - Academy Award-winning writer and director Quentin Tarantino will be hosting a live, staged reading of his new screenplay THE HATEFUL EIGHT today Los Angeles. The reading, originally scheduled for April 24 at the LA County Museum of Art, will be held today, April 19 at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel downtown.



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