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Stew, off-Broadway
Stew, off-Broadway

Take it from a man who's worked both sides of the aisle. "The beauty of a touring rock band,'' says the musician known as Stew, "is that the show that night reflects the emotions of your day, or what you talked about in the van."That's why I think rock 'n' roll is more theatrical than theater," he continues. "What's coming off the stage with a rock band is an authentic, living response to the human condition — in real time."Stew, born Mark Stewart in Los Angeles in 1961, has certainly logged enough time in both settings: Since the mid-'90s he had led the band the Negro Problem, made albums under the name Stew, and written and performed the acclaimed Broadway musical "Passing Strange,"...