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By Michael Coveney   April 2017

42nd Street Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, 20th March to 22nd July

This spectacular rendition of the 1933 Ruby Keeler movie (“Sawyer, you’re going out a youngster, but you’ve got to come back a star!”) was the first movie-into-musical mega-hit in the 1980s. Then, it had the look of a Warner Brothers black-and-white film. Now, the producers are aiming for the Technicolor version with additional songs from the rest of Harry Warren and Al Dubin’s back catalogue. “Lullaby of Broadway,” “We’re in the Money” and “Shuffle off to Buffalo” may well convince…

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