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Sting musical 'The Last Ship' opens on Broadway to mixed reviews
Sting musical 'The Last Ship' opens on Broadway to mixed reviews

Sting officially opened his musical "The Last Ship" on Sunday at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York. The pop star not only wrote the show's songs, which can be found on his 2013 album of the same title, but used his life as a template to tell its quasi-autobiographical story of romance set against tough economic times. "The Last Ship," which debuted earlier this year in Chicago, stars actor Michael Esper as Gideon Fletcher, a young man who returns to his working-class town in northeast England. The musical follows two plotlines -- the growing labor unrest among the town's shipbuilders, and a romantic conflict between Gideon and his former girlfriend. The...

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