Her Name Was Lola

Barry Manilow's Copacabana, which opened June 15 at the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, is based on Manilow's hit song "Copacabana." The show's plot involves a songwriter working on a composition about the Copacabana. He dreams up Lola, a girl from the Midwest who wants to be a star. In addition to the bright lights, big city of New York, Lola's exploits take her to Havana, where she encounters lusty pirates and "pirattes."

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