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Booth Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
222 West 45th St.

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An estranged biracial couple must confront their

attitudes and biases after their son is detained by the police following a traffic stop. Their disparate histories and backgrounds inform their assumptions as they try to find out what has happened to their son.


Scooter Brown Band Releases Debut Studio Album 'American Son',
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Scooter Brown Band releases their debut nationally distributed album today, American Son, including the title-track featuring Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels. The project, released by Red River / BFD / Sony Orchard can be found at listeners' digital retailer of choice (more...)

Review Roundup: BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON at Mad Horse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON runs at Mad Horse Theatre through October 15, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

BWW Review: BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Rocks Mad Horse Theatre's Opening
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Sep 24, 2017

Mad Horse Theatre in South Portland opened its 2017-2018 with another edgy, brilliant production that speaks to the company's reputation for crafting the unusual and provocative with consummate skill. That they had already programmed the 2009 Off-Broadway hit, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson before the tragic and untimely death on September 9th of its composer-lyricist Michael Friedman, only added impact to a production that is angry, powerful, funny, and hugely contemporaneous. (more...)

2018 Artios Awards Nominations in Television, Theatre, Short Form Series and Short Film Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The Casting Society of America announced nominees for the 2018 Artios Awards for all Television, Theatre, Short Films and Short Form Series categories. Congratulations to all the nominees!! (more...)

George Street Playhouse Announces Cast of I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

George Street Playhouse today announced the full cast for an new, updated version of the off-Broadway hit musical, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, with book and lyrics by Playhouse favorite Joe DiPietro (Memphis, Nice Work if You Can Get It) and music by Jimmy Roberts (The Thing About Men, The Velveteen Rabbit). Karen Burthwright (Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar), Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Broadway's Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde and Hairspray), Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages, GSP world premiere of Gettin' the Band Back Together) and George Merrick (Broadway's Honeymoon in Vegas, South Pacific and High Fidelity; Off-Broadway's Clever Little Lies) star in the inaugural production at George Street Playhouse's new, interim venue at 103 College Farm Road on the Cook Campus of Rutgers University. Performances run Oct. 10-Nov. 12, 2017, with Opening Night set for Friday, October 13. (more...)

Tickets on Sale for George Street Playhouse's 2017-18 Season, Featuring AN ACT OF GOD, THE NERD and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

George Street Playhouse today announced that all tickets are now on sale for its 2017-18 mainstage season at its new, interim home at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, N.J. The five-play season opens with an updated version of the off-Broadway hit musical, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, running October 10 - November 12, 2017. (more...)

William Finn & Rachel Sheinkin's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY Will Premiere at Barrington Stage Company; WEST SIDE STORY Added to Season!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today two productions for their 2018 season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Duncan Sheik Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 4, 2017

Duncan Sheik the Grammy and Tony Award-winning artist made his Cafe Carlyle debut last night and BroadwayWorld was there. Sheik launched his career in 1996 with his Grammy nominated self-titled debut album. Sheik is the composer for the critically acclaimed musical Spring Awakening, which went on to win eight Tony Awards in 2007, including awards for Best Orchestrations and Best Original Score. The album earned Sheik a Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album. (more...)

Scooter Brown Band Releases Video For 'American Son'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Scooter Brown Band, known for their own style of country and southern rock music, has released a music video for their debut nationally-distributed single, American Son. The video was directed by Derrek Kupish. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Announces Cast and Creative Team for HOLD THESE TRUTHS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Hold These Truths will play at The Lyric Stage December 1-31. Hold These Truths is the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi, the American Son of Japanese immigrants, who resisted internment during World War II, a policy which continues to be cited and debated today. Michael Hisamoto (Stage Kiss) plays Hirabayashi, a college student and a Quaker, whose hope and unquenchable patriotism over 50 years will leave audiences cheering. The theatricality of this production will be enhanced by the addition of three kurogos, stage assistants/dancers who make magic happen in the Kabuki tradition. (more...)

Will Swenson and More to Celebrate Joe Iconis at Barrington Stage Company's BSC/NYC Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, will host its annual New York City Benefit, BSC/NYC, on Monday, November 13, 2017, to celebrate their New Works Initiative and honor composer Joe Iconis with the William Finn Award for Innovation and Excellence in Musical Theatre. (more...)

Updated 'I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT', ACT OF GOD and More Set for George Street in 2017-18 at Interim Venue
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

George Street Playhouse announced today it will present its 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons at 103 College Farm Road, just off of Route 1 in New Brunswick -- 2 miles from its current home on Livingston Avenue.  Formerly known as the Agricultural Museum of New Jersey, and now owned by Rutgers University, the site will serve as the interim location of the Playhouse for two years as its future home -- the recently announced state-of-the-art performing arts center -- is built on Livingston Avenue. (more...)

Aaron Tveit to Star in Barrington Stage Company's COMPANY; Initial Season Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Michele Weathers, is proud to announce initial casting for the 2017 season. (more...)

New York and Boston Talent Put Minority Experience Center Stage in DAYS OF ATONEMENT
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Dynamic. Aggressive. Funny. Warm. The Ohana sisters force you into their world. With a deep sense of urgency, these four women gather to figure out where and why their mother is missing. Differences of religious beliefs, professions and class clash. And the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) approaches. Experience these four powerful women at their most vulnerable, struggling to reconnect, forgive and forget. (more...)

Mara Davi, Erica Dorfler, Luke Smith and More Sign on for Barrington Stage's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced additional casting for the 2017 season. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Announces Melissa Manchester, Joe Iconis, and More in Special Events This Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today the addition of four special events during their upcoming 2018 season. Tickets for the 2018 Season, as well as all four special events, are on sale now by calling (413) 236-8888 or online at www.barringtonstageco.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: HOLD THESE TRUTHS Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Jeanne Sakata's one-man drama Hold These Truths tells the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi, the American Son of Japanese immigrants who defied an unjust court order when America placed its own citizens in internment camps during World War II. Midway through Arena Stage's 2017/18 season, Hold These Truths brings an untold story to the stage that represents the diversity of our country and examines what it means to be an American. Under the direction of Jessica Kubzansky, Hold These Truths runs February 23-April 8, 2018 in the Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Harriet Harris, Will Swenson, and Kathy Fitzgerald to Lead the Cast of THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

According to a casting notice, the world premiere of The Royal Family of Broadway at Barrington Stage Company will be lead by Harriet Harris as Fanny, Will Swenson as Tony, and Kathy Fitzgerald as Kitty. The notice also listed Arnie Burton as Bert, Chip Zien as Oscar, Hayley Podschun as Gwen, AJ Shively as Perry, and Alan H. Green as Gil. The role of Julie has not yet been cast. (more...)

Charles Busch, Jason Robert Brown, and More Slated for Barrington Stage Company's 2018 Cabaret Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announces the 2018 season of performances at Mr. Finn's Cabaret, located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield. (more...)

Breaking: Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale Will Lead AMERICAN SON on Broadway This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Golden Globe, Emmy & SAG nominee Kerry Washington ("Scandal," Race) and Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale ("The People Vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story" & Bridges Of Madison County) will star in the Broadway premiere of American Son, written by Christopher Demos-Brown, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun, Children of a Lesser God). (more...)

Brief 6/8: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Complete Tour Cast and List of Dates, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 8, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: check out the full cast and list of stops for the Dear Evan Hansen tour, and more! (more...)


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Popular Berkshire 1/2 TIX Program Returns June 12 Through September 8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Barrington Stage Company and 1Berkshire in partnership kick off¬†this year's ¬Ĺ TIX program on June 12, 2018. This popular program, in its 17th year, offers half-price tickets to residents and visitors throughout the Berkshires. Patrons can buy same-day half-price tickets to performances at three conveniently-located ¬Ĺ TIX booths: ¬†Barrington Stage Company Box Office at 30 Union Street, Pittsfield, Lenox Chamber Visitors Center at 4 Housatonic Street, Lenox and the Triplex Cinema at 70 Railroad Street, Great Barrington. The program runs through September 8, 2018, Tuesday through Sunday from noon until 4:30pm. ¬Ĺ TIX booths are closed Mondays with ticket sales for Mondays sold on Sundays. (more...)

Shubert Foundation Awards Barrington Stage $70K in Support of 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $70,000 grant from The Shubert Foundation. The Shubert Foundation's 2016 Grants Program awarded a record-breaking total of $26.8 million to 533 not-for-profit performing arts organizations across the United States. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at Barrington Stage's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY With Music and Lyrics by William Finn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Barrington Stage Company's The Royal Family of Broadway. The show is now on stage through July 7 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Get a first look at the show in the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Barrington Stage's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY, With Music and Lyrics by William Finn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents the world premiere musical, The Royal Family of Broadway. Previews began June 7, and the show officially opens tonight, June 13. Performances run through July 7 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Debra Jo Rupp To Star In Berkshire Premiere Of THE CAKE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents the regional premiere of The Cake by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC's This Is Us). Previews begin June 21, with an official opening night on June 24, with performances through July 15 on the St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center (36 Linden Street). (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Presents The World Premiere Musical THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to present the world premiere musical, The Royal Family of Broadway. Previews begin June 7, with an official Opening Night on June 13, with performances through July 7 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Donna McKechnie Stars in BUTTERFLIES Reading at Barrington Stage Co.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 28, 2017

Barrington Stage Company favorite and Tony Award-Winner Donna McKechnie with a group of established Broadway actors were the cast in BSC's Musical Theatre Lab reading of the original musical BUTTERFLIES. (more...)

Donna McKechnie Will Star in Arena Stage's THE PAJAMA GAME; Season Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for upcoming productions as part of the company's 2017/18 programming as single tickets for the full season go on sale. (more...)

Photo Coverage: TAKING STEPS Celebrates Opening Night at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 24, 2017

Taking Steps the comedy by Alan Aycbourn opened on Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage last night and Broadwayworld was there for the opening night festivities. (more...)

Anne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz to Star in REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Lauren Taslitz (book/lyrics) and Danny Ursetti (music) are pleased to announce that their new project REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING (formerly titled Things We Think, But Don't Dare Say) will make its debut with a special two-night run as the final installment of this year's "Artists on the Horizon" emerging musical theater artists series at Mr. Finn's Cabaret at Barrington Stage Company, starring Broadway veterans Anne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz. (more...)

George Street Playhouse's Interim Venue Gets Ready for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Work continues at George Street Playhouse's interim venue at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, N.J., as the theatre prepares to open its 2017-18 mainstage season with an updated version of the off-Broadway hit musical, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, in October. (more...)

WRONGFUL DEATH AND OTHER CIRCUS ACTS Premieres in Miami
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Zoetic Stage (@ZoeticStageMIA) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@ArshtCenter) are proud to present the world premiere of WRONGFUL DEATH AND OTHER CIRCUS ACTS, a dark comedy by Carbonell and Silver Palm Award-winning local playwright, Christopher Demos-Brown. Playing January 18 February 4, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), WRONGFUL DEATH AND OTHER CIRCUS ACTS continues Zoetic Stage's 2017-2018 season at the Arsht Center as part of the Center's Theater Up Close Series. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AMERICAN HERO at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Captain Rob Wellman's perfect life starts to unravel when a fellow veteran seeking justice shows up threatening to expose a hidden past. From the author of last season's American Son, this probing drama shines a light on how America honors its veterans, the corrupting effect of awards and commendations, and questions what it truly means to be a hero. American Hero joins American Son and a yet-to-be titled new work to create a trilogy of plays that explore American injustice. American Hero is the recipient of the Steinberg Award Citation from the American Theatre Critics Association. (more...)

BWW Interview: Armand Schultz in AMERICAN HERO at GSP 1/30 to 2/25
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 24, 2018

George Street Playhouse will present Christopher Demos-Brown's gripping military drama 'American Hero.' Directed by the Playhouse's Artistic Director, David Saint, the show will be on stage from 1/30 through 2/25. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Armand Schultz who plays Rob in American Hero. (more...)

Jeanne Sakata's HOLD THESE TRUTHS to Make D.C. Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Jeanne Sakata's one-man drama Hold These Truths tells the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi, the American Son of Japanese immigrants who defied an unjust court order when America placed its own citizens in internment camps during World War II. Midway through Arena Stage's 2017/18 season, Hold These Truths brings an untold story to the stage that represents the diversity of our country and examines what it means to be an American. Under the direction of Jessica Kubzansky, Hold These Truths runs February 23-April 8, 2018 in the Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2018 Season Featuring WEST SIDE STORY, DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, and World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Barrington Stage Company and Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced the 2018 season, which will feature three world premieres, including a major new musical from Tony Awards winners William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin, a new play from Off Broadway Alliance Award winner Lloyd Suh, and the first major production of a work from an exciting young playwright, Rachel Lynett. (more...)

George Street Playhouse Announces Cast Of AMERICAN HERO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

George Street Playhouse, now located at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, announced today that Playhouse favorites John Bolger (last season's American Son, 2014's Outside Mullingar) and Armand Schultz (The Spitfire Grill, Jolson Sings Again), as well as Broadway's Kally Duling (Fun Home) and Laiona Michelle (Amazing Grace) have been cast in Christopher Demos-Brown's gripping military drama American Hero, on stage January 30 through February 25. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Announces New Associate Artists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announces the 2018 Associate Artists - director Joe Calarco, costume designer Jennifer Caprio, music director Vadim Feichtner, and actress Elizabeth Stanley. (more...)

VIDEO: George Street Playhouse presents AMERICAN HERO
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2018

Watch the trailer for the powerful drama, American Hero, on stage now through February 25 at George Street Playhouse on the Cook Campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN HERO at GSP-Drama at its Finest
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 5, 2018

American Hero is now being performed at George Street Playhouse (GSP) through February 25. The play features meticulous direction by the Playhouse's Artistic Director, David Saint and has a splendid cast. This is drama at it's finest. See it! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Arena Stage's HOLD THESE TRUTHS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Jeanne Sakata's one-man drama Hold These Truths tells the true story of Gordon Hirabayashi, the American Son of Japanese immigrants who defied an unjust court order when America placed its own citizens in internment camps during World War II. Midway through Arena Stage's 2017/18 season, Hold These Truths brings an untold story to the stage that represents the diversity of our country and examines what it means to be an American. Under the direction of Jessica Kubzansky, Hold These Truths runs February 23-April 8, 2018 in the Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Country Artist Scooter Brown To Perform At Halftime Of 2017 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Scooter Brown, frontman for Scooter Brown Band, will perform in Fort Worth, Texas on December 23 during halftime at the 2017 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl. The game will be televised by ESPN and can be heard on the Armed Forces Bowl Radio Network. Rolling Stone recently listed the band, known for their unique style of country and southern rock music, as one of ten Country Artists You Need To Know earlier this month. (more...)

George Street Playhouse Has The Perfect Gifts For Family, Friends And Colleagues
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

In addition to tickets to one of four remaining productions this season, George Street Playhouse offers the following options to get for your special someone: (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Launches National New Play Contest; Deadline This April!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today the creation of The Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award, a national new play contest. The Grand Prize winner will receive $25,000 from Barrington Stage Company. Submissions are being accepted now through April 30, 2018. (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out Aaron Tveit in Rehearsal for Barrington Stage's COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Aaron Tveit (Broadway's Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), who returns to BSC after previously playing 'Matt' in the 2007 production of Calvin Berger, will star as 'Bobby' in Company, along with Ellen Harvey (Broadway's Present Laughter) as 'Joanne,'Lawrence Street (Broadway's Urinetown) as 'Harry,' Jeanette Bayardelle (Broadway's The Color Purple) as 'Sarah,' Kate Loprest(Broadway's First Date) as 'Susan,' Paul A. Schaefer(Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera) as 'Peter,' Jane Pfitsch (Broadway'sCabaret) as 'Jenny,' James Ludwig (Broadway's Spamalot) as 'David,' Lauren Marcus (Little Shop of Horrors, Sharon Playhouse) as 'Amy,' Joseph Spieldenner (Broadway's Les Miserables) as 'Paul,' Peter Reardon (BSC's All My Sons) as 'Larry,' Nora Schell(Spamilton, Triad Theater) as 'Marta,' and Rebecca Kuznick (BSC's Fiddler on the Roof) as 'Kathy.' Featuring a book by George Furth, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, with choreography by Jeffrey Page, music supervision by Darren Cohen, music direction by Alex Shields, and direction by JuliAnne Boyd, Company will begin previews on August 10 and is set to open August 13 for a run through September 2. (more...)

Aaron Tveit-Led COMPANY Extends at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced a one-week extension of Company. (more...)

Joe Iconis and Family Take Over Barrington Stage Company for One Night Only Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

After many summers of blowing the roof off of Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, proudly presents Joe Iconis and Family TAKE OVER! on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly, Chip Zien, Debra Jo Rupp Join Line-Up for Barrington Stage's 2018 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to announce initial casting for the 2018 Season. (more...)

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