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Jazz musical adds diversity to the season

Published December 16 2012

Jazz musical adds diversity to the season

Jeri Rowe of News & Record explores our diverse and exciting jazz musical, “Merry Christmas & All That Jazz”.


By the time I climb the 41 steps, I see my favorite hand-painted sign from another era — “Drunks Keep Out!’’ — and realize one thing: This will be different.

I step into the third floor of a cavernous downtown apartment and walk down a 71-foot hallway where countless strings of Christmas lights hang like sheets from a ceiling.