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The next guy to play Shakespeare on Broadway is Adam Pascal

NEW YORK (AP) — With “Something Rotten!” now counting down the days until its run on Broadway ends, it’s time to call in musical theater’s top closer — Adam Pascal. Pascal, last seen on Broadway this spring in “Disaster!,” takes over the part of William Shakespeare on Nov. 7 and will play the role until […]
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