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It'd Be No 'Folly' To Remake This Musical Classic

Now that the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods has made more than $100 million at the box office in just three weeks, NPR's movie critic Bob Mondello has a modest musical proposal.

Spring To Come John Butler Trio
Brace Brace Bonobo
My Burr Minotaur Shock
Bullet Girl John Butler Trio

Free Syrian Army fighters run behind sandbags in Daraa Al-Mahata, in southern Syria, on Jan. 21. Many moderate rebels joined the uprising to fight against President Bashar Assad, but the U.S. plans to train them to fight the self-proclaimed Islamic State. Wsam Almokdad/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Syrian Rebels Want To Fight Assad, But Now They'll Face ISIS

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Mobius Streak Hiatus Kaiyote
Black Mamba Adam Kromelow Trio
Anthem of Hope Ryan Farish
Vessel Dan Mangan
Hashshashin Lumerians
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Accused Bomber's Lawyers Say Boston Jury Pool Is Too Biased

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Obama's Arctic Refuge Drill Ban Won't Change Much, For Now

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Sweat Moss of Aura
Queen Bee Medeski, Martin & Wood

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George Ezra: Listen To This Man, He'll Make You Swoon

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Miracles Lady Lazarus
Lonely Daughter Lady Lazarus
Gaadi Of Truth Red Baraat
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It'd Be No 'Folly' To Remake This Musical Classic

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