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TAKE ME (I'M YOURS) at The Jewish Museum Announces Final Exhibition Days, Through 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The last day to see Take Me (I'm Yours) - the unique, participatory exhibition on view at the Jewish Museum that allows visitors to touch and take home the works of art on view - is on Sunday, February 5, 2017. On the final day, Daniel Spoerri's sculpture, Eat Art Happening, a skeleton made entirely of sugar paste, will be available for consumption by museum visitors. (more...)

BWW Awards Special: South African Theatre Winners Celebrate the 2016 Regional BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards
by David Fick - Jan 18, 2017

It was no unlucky Friday the 13th for South Africa's theatre community when BroadwayWorld's Regional Managing Editor Christina Mancuso released the names of the of the winners of the 2016 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards. (more...)

27th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards Celebrated Achievement Throughout Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The 27th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were presented on Tuesday, January 17 at the Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center. (more...)

New Civil War Book is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

General William T. Sherman's 1865 Carolinas Campaign receives scant attention from most Civil War historians, largely because it was overshadowed by the Army of Northern Virginia's final battles against the Army of the Potomac. Career military officers Mark A. Smith and Wade Sokolosky rectify this oversight with their newest title, just released by publisher Savas Beatie, 'No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar': Sherman's Carolinas Campaign from Fayetteville to Averasboro, March 1865, a careful and impartial examination of Sherman's army and its many accomplishments. Following the authors' previous work, To Prepare for Sherman's Coming: The Battle of Wise's Forks, March 1865, which comes to a close just prior to the Union occupation of Fayetteville, 'No Such Army' continues with the next stage of the complex developments leading up to the seminal Battle of Bentonville. The authors dedicate their professional training and research and writing abilities to the critical days of March 11-16, 1865, beginning with the capture of Fayetteville and the demolition of the arsenal there, before chronicling the two-day Battle of Averasboro in more detail than any other study. At Averasboro, Lt. Gen. William J. Hardee's Confederates conducted a well-planned and brilliantly executed defense-in-depth that held Sherman's juggernaut in check for two days. With his objective accomplished, Hardee disengaged and marched to concentrate his corps with Gen. Joseph E. Johnston for what would become Bentonville. This completely revised and updated edition of 'No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar' is based upon extensive archival and firsthand research. It includes new original maps, orders of battle, abundant illustrations, and a detailed driving and walking tour for dedicated battlefield enthusiasts. Readers with an interest in the Carolinas, Generals Sherman and Johnston, or the Civil War in general will enjoy this book. 'It is my hope that our book provides insight into a critical phase of one of the most audacious campaigns of the war,' explains Smith. 'Marching 425 miles in enemy territory, faced with extremely difficult terrain, inclement weather conditions, and no viable supply line or communication was a bold and ambitious undertaking! There truly was 'No Such Army Since the Days of Julius Caesar'!' 'No Such Army' is the story of Confederate desperation in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds - Sherman's army,' adds Sokolosky. 'It is our hope that it shines a light on an almost forgotten period of the war that occurred in the Ole North State.' About the Authors: Maj. (Ret.) Mark A. Smith holds a master's in military studies. He is a U.S. Army veteran with 21 years of service, during which he served as a scout platoon leader, held three company commands, and was an Army ROTC instructor at Virginia Tech. Col. (Ret.) Wade Sokolosky is a graduate of East Carolina University and a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Army. Wade is the co-author (with Mark) of 'To Prepare for Sherman's Coming': The Battle of Wise's Forks, March 1865, and the author of Final Roll Call: Confederate Losses during the Carolinas Campaign. He was recently selected to receive the annual T. Harry Gatton Award from the Raleigh Civil War Round Table for his literary success, including 'To Prepare for Sherman's Coming,' and his 'constant efforts in preservation projects and...educating many people on the Civil War' (David Waller, Raleigh CWRT Program Chairman). About Savas Beatie LLC: Savas Beatie LLC is a leading military and general history publishing company. Read more about 'No Such Army,' including an excerpt from the book: http://tinyurl.com/huzkwa8. Contact: Michele Sams, Savas Beatie LLC Email: michele@savasbeatie.com Phone: 916-941-6896, Fax: 916-941-6895 (more...)

Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra Presents SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra (VAMSO) will embark on a thrilling musical journey with Hector Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, February 19, 2017, 2pm at the Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

Canadian Opera Company's EVENING WITH ENSEMBLE STUDIO Charts Long Journey Of Opera Star, Feb. 23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

On Thursday, February 23, 2017, Canada's next generation of opera stars takes over the mainstage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts for An Evening with the Ensemble Studio: Music of Handel and Mozart. (more...)

Oyster Mill Playhouse to Present Classic Murder Mystery MURDER ON THE NILE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Oyster Mill Playhouse will present Murder on the Nile, by Agatha Christie, January 27 through February 12.  Curtain is at 8 p.m. for all Thursday, Friday, and Saturday shows, and 2 p.m. for Sunday matinees.  (more...)

Maltz Jupiter's ME AND MY GIRL, Zoetic Stage's AFTER and More Top 41st Annual Carbonell Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

An old-fashioned, splashy musical about a working-class Londoner who discovers he's nobility and a world premiere play about the consequences of bullying received the most nominations in the musical and play categories when the nominations were announced for the 41st annual Carbonell Awards, which honors excellence in theater in South Florida. (more...)

NYFA Announces Monthly #ArtistHotline Chat on Twitter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Looking for support in launching your arts career or arts business in 2017? Join us today from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (EST) for our monthly #ArtistHotline professional development chat on Twitter to get immediate answers to your questions and actionable suggestions for moving your career forward -- on topics ranging from fundraising to marketing and more. You won't want to miss our special guest chat 'Resolutions: Goal Setting, Productivity Hacks, and Planning Ahead' with multimedia artist Faith Holland, performance artist Joseph Keckler, and poet José Olivarez, happening from 1:00 - 2:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Review: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR Crazily Sweeps Away at The Israeli Opera
by Ronit Suzan - Jan 18, 2017

For an Opera that is described as dark, intense and ruthless and its plot is filled with murder, betrayal, insanity and death, at its end it might become even more tragic, as expected, but in Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor the journey through all that has many beautiful and captivating moments, especially in this revival of the Israeli Opera's 2012 production, originally directed by Emilio Sagi as the revival director is Javier Ulacia. (more...)

LAURA AND THE SEA Playwright Kate Tarker Receives Vineyard's 2017 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Artistic Directors Doug Aibel and Sarah Stern announce Kate Tarker as the ninth recipient of Vineyard Theatre's Paula Vogel Playwriting Award named in honor of playwright and teacher Paula Vogel, whose plays INDECENT, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE (Pulitzer Prize for Drama) and THE LONG CHRISTMAS RIDE HOME premiered at The Vineyard. (more...)

OH, HELLO ON BROADWAY Recoups Just Before Closing
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Producers today have announced that OH, HELLO ON BROADWAY has officially recouped its $2.9 million capitalization, just before closing its limited run on January 22.  (more...)

Sony Animation Announces Details & Release Date for Lin-Manuel Miranda's VIVO
by Movies News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the award-winning (Emmy, Tony, Grammy, Olivier, Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur 'Genius Grant' recipient) creative force behind the groundbreaking Broadway musical HAMILTON, writes new songs for this musical animated feature. (more...)

Peninsula Players Sets THE PLAY'S THE THING 2017 Winter Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Peninsula Players Theatre announces the 2017 season of The Play's the Thing, a winter play reading series presented to Door County audiences.  (more...)

BWW Review: MEMPHIS at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by Melissa Giordano - Jan 18, 2017

The Long Island theatre community can seriously do no wrong when it comes to presenting multi Tony award winner Memphis, The Musical. Per usual when I see a production at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center, I am truly inspired by the talent of the cast and creative team. This wonderful incarnation, directed excellently by Artistic Director Patrick Grossman, runs at the Oakdale venue through February 4th kicking off their 30th anniversary. The cast, the passion, the creative team... everything is top-notch. (more...)

NutritionFacts.Org Launches Free Weekly Podcasts to Share Evidence-Based Nutritional Research & Healthy Eating Advice
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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Casting Announced for the Midwest Premiere AMERICAN HWANGAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Halcyon Theatre and A-Squared Theatre are proud to announce casting for the Midwest Premiere of Lloyd Suh's American Hwangap-led by Jeff Award-winner Joseph Anthony Foronda. Helen Young is set to direct the co-production that runsFebruary 24 through April 1 at Halcyon Theatre located in residence at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3253 W. Wilson Avenue, on Chicago's north side.   (more...)

Capitol City Opera to 'Dream the Impossible Dream' with MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Capitol City Opera Company (CCOC) will endeavor to "dream the impossible dream" with Man of La Mancha, the Tony Award-winning musical based on Cervantes' epic 17th-century novel, Don Quixote on Friday, March 24 at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m. at Conant Performing Arts Center at Oglethorpe University. (more...)

2016-17 Season Continues At The Met With Three Spring Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The 33rd season of the New York Philharmonic Ensembles series, chamber concerts showcasing Musicians from the Orchestra performing classical masterpieces and modern compositions in an intimate setting, will continue on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now For 3rd Annual YOUNTVILLE LIVE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The third annual Yountville Live, the ultimate, luxury getaway event, featuring exquisite cuisines from world-class restaurants and Award-winning rock star chefs, exclusive intimate performances from some of today's hottest recording artists and a unique variety of some of Napa Valley's most celebrated wineries and finest beers and spirits available, is set to take place in Yountville, California from March 16th to the 19th. Tickets are on sale now for the four day event in the culinary capital of Napa Valley that will feature performances by multi-Platinum selling Five for Fighting, internationally acclaimed Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela duo JOHNNYSWIM, well-known singer-songwriter Emerson Hart, up and coming trumpet sensation Spencer Ludwig, a DJ set by the talented Mayer Hawthorne, rising sibling trios Joseph and The Rua, singer-songwriters LOLO, Jillette Johnson, Brendan James,Jon McLaughlin, Zach Heckendorf, Paul Loren, Keaton Simons and more.  Yountville Live is produced by the co-founders of the private festival "Live In The Vineyard," which over the last nine years has become one of the most sought-after tickets across the country. (more...)

Caryl Churchill's CLOUD 9 at Black Box PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Caryl Churchill's  Cloud 9 in the heart of Teaneck, NJ. (more...)

Judy McLane, Philip Hernandez Cast in Michael John LaChiusa's Reworked LOS OTROS at Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Everyman Theatre has cast Judy McLane and Philip Hernandez for its upcoming spring production of Los Otros. (more...)

27th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Award Winners Announced - THE BOY FROM OZ, HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR and More Big Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The 27th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were presented on Tuesday, January 17, at the Ahmanson Theatre at The Music Center. (more...)

Full Creative Team Announced and Tickets on Sale for BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The full creative team have been announced and tickets have gone on sale for the UK premiere of Breaking Up is Hard to Do, the musical featuring the songs of pop icon Neil Sedaka. (more...)

Cabaret at The Merc Presents 5th Annual RISING STARS Show
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Presented by Cabaret at The Merc, in association with The Barn Stage Company, this exclusive look at some of the area's brightest Rising Stars is now in it's 5th Year! (more...)

Cast Set for U.S. Premiere of BEYOND CARING, Return of MOBY DICK at Lookingglass Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Lookingglass Theatre Company announces casting for the final two shows of its 2016-2017 season, including the U.S. Premiere of Beyond Caring, written and directed by Alexander Zeldin in association with Dark Harbor Stories, a company led by Ensemble Member David Schwimmer and Tom Hodges, as well as the remount of the Jeff Award-winning Moby Dick, adapted from the novel by Herman Melville and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin. (more...)

Opera San Jose Presents Puts' And Campbell's SILENT NIGHT, 2/11-2/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

One of the most inspiring operas in decades, Silent Night recounts the miraculous day of peace during WWI when Scottish, French and German soldiers negotiate an unofficial cease fire, a Christmas Eve truce, among themselves (more...)

The African & African American Performing Arts And KSTAR Present BLACK CHOREOGRAPHERS FESTIVAL: HERE & NOW 2017, 2/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The African & African American Performing Arts Coalition and K*Star*Productions are pleased to announce the program for the Black Choreographers Festival: Here and Now 2017(BCF), which takes place next month over three consecutive weekends,February 11-26. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Says He'll Star in Chicago's HAMILTON for Oscar Lopez Rivera
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

HAMILTON creator and original star Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter today to express his gratitude following the news that President Obama had commuted the sentence of Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera. Miranda said he would star as Alexander Hamilton if Rivera were to attend the musical in Chicago. (more...)

NASHVILLE Becomes CMT's Most-Watched Original Telecast Ever
by TV News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

On the heels of last week's record-breaking premiere on CMT, the newest episode of NASHVILLE surpassed its CMT debut to steal the title as the network's most watched original series telecast ever (more...)

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents ISC's IAMBIC LAB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce a month long series of unique events and workshops to celebrate the art of theater making. ISC's iambic lab begins on Saturday, January 28, with a reading of a new version by Charles Edward Pogue of Henrik Ibsen's THE PRETENDERS, and will end on Saturday, February 25 with a preview of ISC's upcoming West Coast premiere production of Sharr White's THE SNOW GEESE. All events are at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village. (more...)

Elbit Systems Awarded Approximately $17 Million Contract to Supply Ground Breaking BrightNite Systems to an Air Force in a NATO Country
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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Bill Maher to Perform at the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on Politically Incorrect (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), and for the last fourteen years on HBO's Real Time. Now Maher will take the show on the road with a live stand-up tour, including a performance at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, April 8 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Torben Betts's INVINCIBLE Comes to the Stephen Joseph Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

The Original Theatre Company is delighted to announce that, due to popular demand, its production of Torben Betts's critically acclaimed Invincible is touring the UK for the second consecutive year and can be seen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough next month. (more...)

American Blues Theater Selects Idris Goodwin as the Recipient of the 2017 National Blue Ink Playwriting Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

American Blues Theater, Chicago's second oldest Equity Ensemble, under the continued leadership of Producing Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, has named Idris Goodwin the winner of the 2017 National Blue Ink Playwriting Award. Goodwin's play, HYPE MAN, was selected from a pool 543 submissions. As part of the award, Goodwin receives a $1,000 cash prize and the opportunity to further develop his script with American Blues Theater. (more...)

DisabilityAdvisor.com's New 'Ask the Advisor' Feature Offers Visitors Expert Responses To Their Disability-Related Questions.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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Imani Uzuri's LOVE STORY: SONGS OF LAUGHTER, LOSS AND RESILIENCE to Tour the Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public and The Public Theater's Mobile Unit present Imani Uzuri's Love Story: Songs of Laughter, Loss and Resilience, a concert of the composer's own music, as part of the programs' collaborative series, In Transit. (more...)

Robert DeNiro Stars in HBO's THE WIZARD OF LIES, Debuting This May
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Debuting in May, HBO Films' THE WIZARD OF LIES examines Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme? - this deception, lies and cover-up, all as the financier's wife and sons are catapulted into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight. (more...)

Hendersonville Performing Arts Company Presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat March 23rd through April 9th with shows on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 at the Hendersonville Performing Arts Company located in the City Square Shopping Center at 260 West Main St., Suite 204 in Hendersonville. (more...)

Discovery Channel Explores Space in New Series COOPER'S TREASURE, 4/18
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Uncover the truth - and the treasure - when COOPER'S TREASURE premieres on Discovery Tuesday, April 18th at 10pm ET/PT. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre's Youth Project Presents THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, is pleased to announce its fifth production of the BrightSide Theatre Youth Project with the musical -Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.  Directed by BrightSide Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and playing March 11-19, 2017 at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville, tickets are on sale now atwww.BrightSideTheatre.com or by calling 630-447-TIXS (8497).  (more...)

Idle Muse Theatre Company Continues 11th Season with Chicago Premiere of THE SCULLERY MAID
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company continues their 11th Season in March with the the Chicago premiere of The Scullery Maid written by playwright Joseph Zettelmaier. Idle Muse Artistic Director, Evan Jackson directs. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre to Continue Sixth Season with MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues its sixth season - Classic Broadway. Moon Over Buffalo will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville March 10-26, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: WE'RE NO ANGELS Is Devilishly Delightful Comedy of Good and Bad Manners
by Herbert Paine - Jan 16, 2017

We're just a fortnight beyond the Twelve Days of Christmas, but it's never too late for an Epiphany, is it? In that spirit, Don Bluth Front Row Theatre has extended the holiday season with the worthy gift of WE'RE NO ANGELS, a light-hearted homage to the blessing of random ~ and fortuitous ~ acts of kindness. (more...)

Opening Week of EVITA at the Lake Worth Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Winner of seven Tony Awards, this compelling and captivating mega-musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice tells the story of the life of Argentina's infamous Eva Peron as she climbed her way up the ladder of success to share the power of her country's leader, General Juan Peron. (more...)

Idle Muse Theatre Company to Continue 11th Season with Chicago Premiere of THE SCULLERY MAID
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Idle Muse Theatre Company continues their 11th Season in March with the the Chicago premiere of The Scullery Maid written by playwright Joseph Zettelmaier. Idle Muse Artistic Director, Evan Jackson directs. Idle Muse Theatre Company's eleventh season features plays which explores women achieving self-definition in a world that tries to define them in relationship to the men around them. (more...)

3-D Theatricals' ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Sail to Redondo Beach and Cerritos PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

From the creators of Broadway's RAGTIME and SEUSSICAL, 3-D Theatricals will present the eight-time Tony nominated ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. (more...)

Hendersonville Performing Arts Company to Present CHARLOTTE'S WEB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The Hendersonville Performing Arts Company presents Charlotte's Web, adapted by Joseph Robinette and based on the book by E.B. White. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of Israeli Opera's LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR With the Opera Orchestra, Israel Symphony, Israeli Opera Chorus and More
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2017

The Israeli Opera will present 'Lucia di Lammermoor' by the Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti, conducted by Daniele Callegari, directed by Emilio Sagi and performed by international and Israeli soloists, The Opera Orchestra - The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion and The Israeli Opera Chorus conducted by Ethan Schmeisser who will also alternate as the opera's conductor.  Check out a behind-the-scenes look below! (more...)

GableStage To Premiere Pulitzer Prize Winning Play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

JANUARY 21 THRU FEBRUARY 19 GABLESTAGE at the Biltmore presents the Southeastern Premiere of The Winner of the 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA and 2015 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play 2015 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play 2015 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play 2015 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY by Stephen Adly Guirgis (more...)

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