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The entertainer performs in Jersey Boys, one of a handful of production shows with impending closings.

Travis Cloer’s terrific 'With a Twist' proves there can be life after a closure

July 27th, 2016

The entertainer performs in Jersey Boys, one of a handful of production shows with impending closings.

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    A project inspired by the great numbers of some of Broadway's legendary musicals, "Steve Wynn's Showstoppers" has abruptly set a closing date of Sept. 30.

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    Giles Martin was seated on a director’s chair onstage at the Love Theater at the Mirage when he was unexpectedly upstaged by an underdressed interloper.

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