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'Honky Tonk Laundry': A country-flavored jukebox musical, set to spin

Playwright Roger Bean has based his career on jukebox musicals like “Life Could Be a Dream” and “The Marvelous Wonderettes,” durable crowd-pleasers that have been widely produced throughout the U.S. Bean’s formulaic froth follows a familiar pattern, namely the “let’s put on a show” scenario popular...
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