Veteran Broadway writer and director George Abbott, who turns 100 June 25, began rehearsals Tuesday in Cleveland for a revival of his first hit, "Broadway." Abbott, who is directing the Great Lakes Theater Festival production for the first time since 1926, wrote or co-wrote and directed "On Your Toes," "Where's Charley?" "The Pajama Game," "Damn Yankees" and "Fiorello." He won the Pulitzer Prize for "Fiorello" at the age of 72.
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