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'End of the Rainbow': magic, heartbreak in Judy Garland portrayal
'End of the Rainbow': magic, heartbreak in Judy Garland portrayal

NEW YORK — Judy Garland, often drunk and occasionally disheveled, in Peter Quilter's biographical drama "End of the Rainbow," is rummaging for booze in her suite at the Ritz hotel. She's wired, and not simply because of the pills she can't seem to wean herself off of. As embodied by the astonishing British actress Tracie Bennett in a tour de force at the Belasco Theatre that has Broadway abuzz, Garland is amid a five-week London cabaret gig that's been arranged to steady her shaky finances. And the reason she's unable to come down is that, despite her wobbly condition, she's managed to live up to the crowd's expectations of her. "I...

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