Fun Home on Tour

Running Time
One hour and 45 minutes, no intermission


FEMME FATALE By Janelle Lawrence Comes to The Triad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Janelle Lawrence is making her 2019 performance debut in her solo cabaret show 'Femme Fatale' at the Triad Theatre on April 6th at 7pm. The Triad Theatre has been home to Vanessa Williams, Brooke Shields, and Lady Gaga throughout its many years at 150 W 72nd St. and will be Janelle's first Off-Broadway cabaret. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside NEO 13: A Concert Celebration Of Emerging Musical Theatre Writers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presented the 2019 installment of the celebrated concert series NEO, featuring works by new/emerging/outstanding musical theatre writersAmanda D'Archangelis & Sami Horneff, Julian Hornik, Janine McGuire & Arri Lawton Simon, and Madeline Myers. In addition to these six writers, this year's NEO of the Future program showcased two songs by writers who are currently undergraduate students: Sarah Kaufman, a senior at CAP21/Molloy College, and Caleb Smith, a junior at Penn State. (more...)

Pigasus Pictures Announces World Premiere of MS. WHITE LIGHT at SXSW
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Indiana-based production company Pigasus Pictures is thrilled to announce the world premiere of their feature film “Ms. White Light” at the 2019 South by Southwest®(SXSW®) Festival on March 11, 2019. The film, competing in SXSW's Narrative Feature category, marks the first film of a six-picture slate to be produced locally in Indiana by Pigasus Pictures. (more...)

BWW TV: Tiler Peck, Terrence Mann & More Pirouette Into Rehearsals for MARIE, DANCING STILL- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 7, 2019

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers. Marie was formerly titled Little Dancer in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015. (more...)

Tweet, Tweet: BroadwayWorld's Must-Follow Twitter Accounts in 2019
by BWW Special - Mar 7, 2019

Twitter users, check out your next list of must-follow accounts for 2019! (more...)

Full Cast Revealed for 5th Ave's New Ahrens and Flaherty Musical MARIE, DANCING STILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its production of Marie, Dancing Still - A New Musical, the gorgeous new work from Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island) and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact). (more...)

SpeakEasy Announces Second Installment In Contemporary American Musical Panel
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

On Sunday, March 10, 2019, following the 3PM matinee performance, SpeakEasy Stage will present a panel of musical theatre experts and practitioners for a closer look at its current production of Once. (more...)

Full Line-up Including Phoebe Fox Announced For MY WHITE BEST FRIEND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The full line-up of performers for the week-long festival of letters, My White Best Friend and Other Letters Left Unsaid, has been announced. Could you put your white best friend on stage and remind them that they're part of the problem? Taking to the stage across the week to blind-read the letters are Phoebe Fox (A View from the Bridge, Broadway and West End; The Acid Test, Royal Court Theatre), Ben Bailey Smith (David Brent: Life on the Road, BBC Films; as Doc Brown: Live at the Apollo, BBC) and The Bunker's own Artistic Director, Chris Sonnex. (more...)

The Wooster Group's Spring Benefit Will Be Held April 2 At The Performing Garage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

The Wooster Group will hold a spring benefit on Tuesday, April 2 at the company's home, The Performing Garage (33 Wooster Street). The event will be hosted by Sam Gold, with Frances McDormand and Joel Coen, Cindy Sherman, and Maura Tierney, and will feature a musical performance by Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche, and Loudon Wainwright III. (more...)

Ato Blankson-Wood Joins Reading of A NUMBER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Ato Blankson-Wood (Slave Play) will complete the cast of NYTW's special one-night-only reading of A Number (more...)

FEMME FATALE By Janelle Lawrence Comes to The Triad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Janelle Lawrence is making her 2019 performance debut in her solo cabaret show 'Femme Fatale' at the Triad Theatre on April 6th at 7pm. The Triad Theatre has been home to Vanessa Williams, Brooke Shields, and Lady Gaga throughout its many years at 150 W 72nd St. and will be Janelle's first Off-Broadway cabaret. (more...)

Bobby Smith, Natascia Diaz, Nicki Elledge, and More Cast in Signature Theatre's GRAND HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for Grand Hotel, the Musical directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Signature's Titanic) and choreographed by Kelly Crandall D'Amboise (Signature's Light Years). Set in 1928 Berlin, a series of eclectic guests and staff including a fading ballerina, a destitute baron, a wannabe-starlet typist and an ailing bookkeeper collide at the bustling Grand Hotel. Grand Hotel the Musical will run from April 2, 2019 - May 19, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

Hit TV Series NASHVILLE is Getting the Broadway Musical Treatment
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Lionsgate and Producer Scott Delman (President, Blue Spruce Productions) announced today that the beloved Lionsgate and ABC Studios television series Nashville, a hit for six seasons on ABC, CMT and Hulu, is being adapted as a Broadway musical. Delman, a 10-time Tony Award® winner who will serve as lead producer, has acquired the live theatrical rights from Lionsgate and ABC Studios, which co-produced and distributed the television show.  Additional information, including production dates and the complete creative team, will be announced shortly. (more...)

Moonbox Productions Presents CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Moonbox Productions, winner of numerous IRNE and Elliot Norton Awards, is thrilled to present the Tony- and Olivier-Award-winning musical, Caroline, or Change, by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

COMPANY and COME FROM AWAY Lead Olivier Award Nominations - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Today (Tuesday 5 March), actors Sheila Atim and Giles Terera announced the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2019 with Mastercard, which takes place on Sunday 7 April at the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Jason Manford. (more...)


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"The Skivvies" Nick Cearley And Lauren Molina Host The York Theatre Company's NEO13: A CONCERT CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, has announced, today, Nick Cearley and Lauren Molina of The Skivvies will host, with their clothes on, the 2019 installment of the celebrated concert series NEO, featuring works by new/emerging/outstanding musical theatre writers Amanda D'Archangelis & Sami Horneff, Julian Hornik, Janine McGuire & Arri Lawton Simon, and Madeline Myers. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of Ahrens and Flaherty's MARIE, DANCING STILL
by Walter McBride - Mar 4, 2019

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers. Marie was formerly titled Little Dancer in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Ahrens and Flaherty's MARIE, DANCING STILL
by Walter McBride - Mar 4, 2019

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers. Marie was formerly titled Little Dancer in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015. (more...)

(YOUNG) Broadway Series Returns to The Green Room 42 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2019

Returning to The Green Room 42 on March 3 at 7pm for its fifth installment, the (YOUNG) Broadway Series showcases some of Broadway's biggest littles while supporting littles around the world through the (YOUNG) For Young Initiative. (more...)

Meet the Cast of HADESTOWN- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 22, 2019

Hadestown begins preview performances tonight, March 22, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, ahead of a Wednesday, April 17 official opening night. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

BWW Feature: FUN HOME at Upcoming Tour - Only 2 Weeks!
by Chantal Kunst - Mar 22, 2019

De musical werd genomineerd voor twaalf Tony Awards (2015) en werd winnaar in vijf categorieen, waaronder Beste Musical. Fun Home, naar het gelijknamige boek van Alison Bechdel, is komende zomer slechts twee weken te zien in Internationaal Theater Amsterdam (ITA). Dit maakte Renee van Wegberg vanmiddag bekend bij Tijd voor Max. Deze baanbrekende productie vertelt het verhaal van Alison op drie verschillende leeftijden en haar herinneringen over haar unieke disfunctionele familie. De hoofdrol is weggelegd voor Renee van Wegberg en de regie is in handen van Koen van Dijk. Fun Home is van 24 juli tot en met 4 augustus 2019 exclusief te zien in ITA. (more...)

Sundance Institute's FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Storytelling
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The fourth annual FilmTwo Initiative launches today in LA to support the career sustainability of thirteen artists developing their second features. FilmTwo encompasses two days of focused programming, including a writing workshop (led by Joan Tewkesbury), industry mentoring sessions, and one-on-one story meetings, kicking off a year of tailored creative and tactical support as part of the Institute's continuum of support for artists at key inflection points in their careers. The FilmTwo Initiative is supported by Universal Filmed Entertainment Group. (more...)

Photos: The Great Work Begins! First Look at ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 21, 2019

Tony Kushner's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play 'Angels in America: Millennium Approaches,' the first of two plays, opens tonight at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in Makati City (4th Floor, Tower II, RCBC Plaza, 6819 Ayala Ave., Makati). (more...)

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Coming To The Sangamon Auditorium - March 27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making it to Springfield on March 27th at Sangamon Auditorium as part of a North American tour. Tickets are on sale now for $89, $79, $69, $49, $42, $37 and $29 and can be purchased at UISpac.com, by calling (217) 206-6160 or in person at the UIS Ticket Office. (more...)

Works & Process At The Guggenheim Presents Atlantic Theater Company: The Secret Life of Bees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Atlantic Theater Company: The Secret Life of Bees by Susan Birkenhead, Lynn Nottage, and Duncan Sheik, with Sam Gold on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Tiler Peck and Terrence Mann on MARIE at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers. Marie was formerly titled Little Dancer in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015. (more...)

Drama League Spring Charity Auction to Feature Experiences with Audra McDonald, Will Roland, Bryan Cranston, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

The Drama League's 2019 Spring Charity Auction has launched, featuring more than twenty once-in-a-lifetime prize packages. (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company Brings INDECENT To Boston Featuring Original Broadway Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's Indecent, will make its Boston premiere featuring the Tony Award-winning direction by Rebecca Taichman, a seasoned Broadway design team and many members of the original Broadway cast. (more...)

HILDEGARD: AN UNFINISHED REVOLUTION Wins Grant From Chicago Department Of Cultural Affairs And Special Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2019

Elizabeth Swanson, Davyd Reddyk and Ethan Krupp are thrilled to announce that their musical project, 'Hildegard: An Unfinished Revolution,' has been awarded a grant from the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. The grant will be used to partially fund a workshop presentation of the new musical this calendar year. (more...)

Amy Jo Jackson Joins Duets With The Write Teacher(s) Volume 7 At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019

Amy Jo Jackson joins the cast of DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 7 at Feinstein's/54 Below on April 12th! (more...)

VIDEO: Susan Stroman, Lynn Ahrens and More Talk MARIE at the 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019

Broadway visionaries meet ballet royalty at The 5th Avenue Theatre this spring in Marie: A New Musical. Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island), five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), and acclaimed New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck invite you backstage into 19th-century Paris, where glittering opulence hobnobbed with underworld dangers. Marie was formerly titled Little Dancer in a previous production that played at The Kennedy Center in 2015. (more...)

Symphony Space To Celebrate The Women of Broadway In April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Symphony Space proudly celebrates the women of Broadway-from incredible performers like Judy Kuhn and Kate Baldwin, to hyper-talented lyricists and composers such as Lynn Ahrens and Jeanine Tesori, to a look at revered female characters reinterpreted.   (more...)

Photo Flash: NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD LIVE Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Casting is announced today for Night of the Living Dead Live, the first ever UK stage adaptation and the only officially authorised production based on George A. Romero's cult zombie classic. The production, directed by Benji Sperring (The Toxic Avenger: The Musical; Shock Treatment, Valley Of Song) will come to life at Pleasance, London from 9 April to 19 May 2019.  (more...)

CROSSING MNISOSE To Open At The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Mary Kathryn Nagle's world premiere play Crossing Mnisose weaves together Sacajawea's story with that of the contemporary fight to protect the Mnisose (what Europeans named the Missouri River) from the Dakota Access Pipeline. As in her celebrated playsManahatta and Sovereignty, Nagle draws a clear, urgent line between the past and the present. Nagle's frequent collaborator Molly Smith (Sovereignty at Arena Stage) will direct. (more...)

TADA Announces THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The award-winning TADA Theatre announces an array of entertaining productions including The Rocky Horror Show and an exclusive production with permission from the theatrical company representing Andrew Lloyd Webber that will feature music from Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Phantom of The Opera, Evita and more!  (more...)

FST Presents World Premiere Production Of WEDNESDAY'S CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre proudly presents the WORLD PREMIERE production of Mark St. Germain's Wednesday's Child, a dramatic new play that explores motherhood, passion, and the thin line between right and wrong. Wednesday's Child runs from April 3 to May 24 in FST's Gompertz Theatre. Single tickets range from $29-39 and can be purchased online at floridastudiotheatre.org or by phone at (941) 366-9000. (more...)

Weston Playhouse Announces Cast For ALICE BLISS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Executive Artistic Director Susanna Gellert announced casting for the 13th Annual Weston-Ghostlight New Musical Award Winner, ALICE BLISS, a musical based on Laura Harrington's acclaimed novel. It follows Alice, a young teenager whose father is deployed to Iraq, as she navigates the challenges of growing up in a family touched by the effects of war. (more...)

Schimmel Center At Pace University Presents BABY, DREAM YOUR DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased at SchimmelCenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce Street, Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm, and then beginning three hours prior to each performance, through intermission. (more...)

Daniel Craig To Lead NYTW's One-Night-Only Reading Of Caryl Churchill's A NUMBER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced that they will present a special one-night-only reading of A Number, by NYTW Usual Suspect and five-time Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill (Love and Information; A Number), directed by NYTW Usual Suspect and Tony Award winner Sam Gold (Fun Home, Othello) and featuring Daniel Craig (Othello, Spectre). The reading will benefit NYTW's Artist Workshop and Education programming and will take place at New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th Street) Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 7pm. (more...)

Jenn Gambatese, Margo Seibert, and More Feature in BABY DREAM YOUR DREAM Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Schimmel Center at Pace University concludes its 2018-19 Cabaret Series with an evening of standards and musical theater selections composed by women titled Baby, Dream Your Dream: The Great Women Songwriters on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Award-Winning Actor Yancey Arias Stars In Miami New Drama's: CONFESSIONS OF A COCAINE COWBOY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Actor, producer, director Yancey Arias had his first experience in entertainment at the age of twelve when his grandmother threw him on stage to sing a song for a  neighborhood talent show at Henry Street Settlement in downtown Manhattan. Yancey was discovered by Professor James Green at Saint John's Prep High School in Astoria, Queens, New York. Green then introduced Yancey to Stage Door Manor in Loch Sheldrake, New York, where he studied theater under Jack Romano every summer, and in winter with fellow actors Vincent Laresca, Christian J. Meoli, and Josh Charles. (more...)

CSC's THE CRADLE WILL ROCK Announces Rush Ticket Policy For Union Members
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

In the spirit of Classic Stage Company's new production of The Cradle Will Rock, Marc Blitzstein's historic pro-labor American play in music (March 21 - May 19), CSC is implementing a policy through which members of any union will receive $25 rush tickets to the show. In order to redeem these tickets, patrons must show their union ID at the box office the day of the performance they would like to attend, pending availability. This will be in addition to CSC's regular and student rush policies. (more...)

Composer Ricky Ian Gordon To Receive P.R.I.D.E. Performing Arts Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

The Playthings Theatre, an LGBTQ+ Company in New York City, will be performing its gala concert PlayFresh on Monday, March 11th at 7:00pm. PlayFresh is an evening of new LGBTQ+ music performed by Broadway's finest. Playthings will be honoring Ricky Ian Gordon with The P.R.I.D.E. Performing Arts Award for his contribution to theatre and the LGBTQ+ community. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look At Bay Area Musicals' VIOLET
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2019

Bay Area Musicals presents the Tony Award-nominated VIOLET. Inspired by the short story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts, the World Premiere 1997 Off-Broadway production of VIOLET won the Drama Critics' Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, and the revised version that debuted on Broadway in 2014 was Tony Award-nominated. Featuring a folk/bluegrass/gospel-flavored score from Tony Award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori (CAROLINE, OR CHANGE; THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE; SHREK; Fun Home) and book and lyrics by the acclaimed Brian Crawley (A LITTLE PRINCESS), VIOLET has been astounding critics and audiences alike for over two decades. (more...)

Sundance Institute Selects 11 Emerging Storytellers for Screenwriters Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Eleven screenwriters have been selected to participate in Sundance Institute's seventh annual Screenwriters Intensive in Los Angeles, to take place February 28 - March 1, 2019. Part of the Institute's commitment to introducing the industry to an inclusive pipeline of exciting new storytellers, the Intensive is a two-day workshop for writers or writer/directors from underrepresented communities developing their first fiction feature. Fellows at the Intensive will advance the art and craft of their work under the guidance of experienced filmmakers and in collaboration with Institute's Feature Film Program. (more...)

Bid Now on 2 Tickets to KING LEAR on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Bid to win the chance to enjoy 2 tickets to Broadway's King Lear starring Academy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning actress Glenda Jackson. (more...)

Ezekiel Andrew, Danyel Fulton, and More Will Lead Theatre Under The Stars' RAGTIME - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced the full cast for its upcoming production of Ragtime. (more...)

MOULIN ROUGE, JAGGED LITTLE PILL & More Earn Nominations for 23rd Annual IRNE Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) today announced the nominees for the 23rd Annual IRNE Awards, which honor the best of the previous year's actors, directors, choreographers, designers and companies across the full spectrum of large, mid-size and fringe theater companies. Moulin Rouge!, a new musical produced by Global Creatures, and An American in Paris, produced by the Ogunquit Playhouse, led with 12 and 11 nominations, respectively, in the Large Stage Musical Category. The Huntington Theatre led all companies with 31 nominations across seven productions, including 11 for Man in the Ring, the story of six-time world champion prizefighter Emile Griffith. (more...)

Firebrand Theatre's QUEEN OF THE MIST Begins May 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

Firebrand Theatre presents the Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST, based on the sensational true story of Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor, the first woman to go over Niagara Falls. (more...)

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