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Familiar stereotypes of dames and gumshoes in this 'Wicked City'

In its manifesto, the new Chicago Theatre Workshop declares itself a revolutionary musical-theater company dedicated to creations that "challenge our perceptions of art and music." I am thrilled by the arrival of a company dedicated to new musicals — an under-explored sector of Chicago theater,...
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