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Summer promises to be hot on Broadway with three big openings

Summer promises to be hot on Broadway with three big openings

Each year, the hoopla over the Tony Awards gives way to Broadway's most barren season — the dog days of summer, a period that typically sees the fewest number of new shows open of any time of the year. Just as Hollywood looks down its nose on January and February, Broadway producers tend to avoid mid-May through Labor Day, a season devoid of awards prestige and the attendant media spotlight. But this year, three high-profile shows have elected to brave New York's heat and humidity and open at a time not normally associated with Broadway hits. ESSENTIAL ARTS & CULTURE NEWSLETTER >> Get great stories delivered to your inbox Will "An Act of God" and...

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