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It Takes A Village: Wonderful Town

The Encores! series of vintage musicals, seen in concert stagings, has been a popular part of the New York theatre season for several years. However, Encores! has yielded only one Broadway transfer, the wildly successful revival of Chicago. So when New York Times critic Ben Brantley all but demanded a Broadway transfer of the Encores! production of the 1953 musical Wonderful Town, many wondered if it would work. Wonderful Town is a conventional, old

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