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In Tupac Shakur's 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' an unlikely Broadway trip
In Tupac Shakur's 'Holler If Ya Hear Me,' an unlikely Broadway trip

When he was 12, Joshua Boone learned that his uncle had been killed in an act of gun violence. He knew the neighborhood in their Southeast Virginia town had problems with crime, but he never imagined it would hit home like this. Boone, now 26, closed a karmic circle of sorts this week when he stepped onto the stage in "Holler If Ya Hear Me." "Holler," which opened Thursday night at the Palace Theatre, is a new Broadway show based on the music of Tupac Shakur, and it takes a surprisingly direct look at issues such as gun violence and racism. "People get wrapped up in the wrong situations, and then these senseless acts take them away," Boone said in an...

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