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Doo-wop singer hopes his 'Signal' reaches Broadway

Doo-wop singer hopes his 'Signal' reaches Broadway

It's a long way from the street corners of Gary to the White House, but Henry Farag and some of his pals have made that trip four times. As part of the doo-wop singing group Stormy Weather that he started in 1974 doing its a cappella thing, Farag and his singing friends have also performed for U.S. troops in Bosnia and Kosovo, during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta and on the sidewalks of Vienna and Amsterdam.

Together in various configurations over the last four decades, Stormy Weather is now embarking on a more ambitious trip, from the stage of the Acorn Theater in tiny Three Oaks, Mich., to the bright lights, broken hearts and busted bank accounts of Broadway, as in New...