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How 'Shuffle Along' director George C. Wolfe brought back the 1921 show that changed Broadway forever

How 'Shuffle Along' director George C. Wolfe brought back the 1921 show that changed Broadway forever

OK, theater buffs, get ready to be stumped. From what musical did "I'm Just Wild About Harry" spring?

If you answered "Shuffle Along," you either have an encyclopedic memory (and way too many cast albums) or you've been reading about the new Broadway show that has been created from this long-forgotten black musical blockbuster of the Jazz Age.

Director George C. Wolfe, making quick work of a meal at the Music Box Theatre during a break in rehearsals for "Shuffle Along, or, the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed," described what led him to adapt, stage and fill in the history of a show that changed Broadway forever but...

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