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"To utilize the chorus as the internal parts of characters ... is still fairly startling," says Stephen Sondheim. "The unsophistication of the writing, unfortunately, does it in." Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company hide caption

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Theater

Reviving 'Allegro': Even Rodgers And Hammerstein Had Flops

Allegro arrived on Broadway with a cast of close to 100 and the biggest advance ticket sales in Broadway history at the time. But reviews were mixed and the musical only lasted a season.

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Lt. Cpl. Brittany Holloway helps to direct the driver of a light armored vehicle during training at Camp Lejeune, where female marines are enduring the same training as their male counterparts for combat arms. Travis Dove for NPR hide caption

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