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stage directions, this one surely is in the top 10.
Currently: check your local high school.
Music: Jeanine Tesori
Lyrics: Dick Scanlan
Book: Richard Morris & Dick Scanlan
Basis: 1967 film Thoroughly Modern Millie
Everybody knows about: Small town girl moves to the big city, immediately buys new clothes.
I have thoughts: It's remarkable how many of the actors from yesterday's two shows are also connected to today's show. I've never seen the stage version of this, only the movie with Julie Andrews, but the line that has stuck with me is, "What a wonderfully full life she lives!" And so may we all.
Are you planning to tap dance in a murderous rage today? Could be a fun weekend activity.