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CD Reviews: Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, End of the Rainbow

Theater Shelf, a recurring feature by our reviewer Brad Hathaway, reviews recently-released books, CDs and DVDs of interest to theater lovers. Some are popular titles like a new Original Cast Recording, others are works you’ll be intrigued by but didn’t …

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Florida Report From New York: End of the Rainbow’s Sole Strength Is Star Turn

End of the Rainbow is an unsparing, but somewhat compassionate portrait of her final months as she lurches through a five-week gig in London’s. The play itself wears the audience down with the endless, repetitive swirls of Garland’s death spiral. It has one virtue: Tracie Bennett’s tour de force as Garland. What’s missing is any sense of what made her beloved or even an icon. It nearly makes you want to call Dr. Kevorkian to put her (and us) out of her misery.

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