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For the Boys

Marriott Theatre
Lincolnshire, Ill.
(847) 634-0200

Based on a 1991 Bette Midler movie about two USO performers, this “very promising” new musical needs some work, said the Chicago Tribune. There are glimpses in it of “how incredibly well-suited this material is to the stage.” But for now it’s overcomplicated: “When a movie becomes a musical, you gotta let go of some of the plot.”

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