Embraceable Them

Spindle, Les
March 2009
Back Stage (1946-5440);3/12/2009, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p8
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The article reports that Jake Broder and Vanessa Claire Smith's heralded bio-musical, "Louis & Keely Live at the Sahara," gets a retooling from Taylor Hackford. With Hackford serving unofficially as dramaturge, about 40 percent of the book has been rewritten. Songs have been added and others dropped. The score incorporates many of the duo's biggest hits, including "I Wish You Love," "Night Train," and "I Can't Believe That You're in Love With Me."


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