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CONTENTS
PLAYBILL FEBRUARY 2003
SERVING BROADWAY SINCE 1884   VOLUME 119, NUMBER 2

10 THE STARS ALIGN
by Harry Haun. Whoopi Goldberg and Charles S. Dutton team in August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

14 BART IN BLOOM
by Robert Simonson. Roger Bart steps into the lead in The Producers.

16 PLAY BALL
by Jerry Tallmer. A love o baseball inspired Richard Greenberg's Take Me Out.

21 ONSTAGE

46 A NEW NEIL
by George Maksian. Neil Patrick Harris; from boy next door to Cabaret.

52 TELLY'S GIFT
by Andrew Gans. Flower Drum Song's Telly Leung honors his heritage.

PLUS:
4 on the aisle with Harry Haun. 8 theatre quiz by Andrew Gans. 40 stage directions from the league. 50 a theatre-goer's notebook by Charles Nelson 53 celebrity choice/after theatre by Bob Edison 54 dining & entertainment. 59 how many have you seen?

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[[image: photograph of Roger Bart]] p 14
[[image: photograph of Neil Patrick Harris]] p 46

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